Choline chloride is a quaternary ammonium salt and an organic compound. It is white crystalline solid and colourless in its liquid form. Alternatives names for choline chloride are hepacholine, biocolina and lipotril. It is naturally found in fungi, hop, kingcups and internal part of lecithin. Choline chloride is used as a nutritional component in animal feed which accelerate the growth of different pets & animal, such as chicken, rabbit, pig, horse, and mice. It is present in animal feed as free choline or in its esterified forms such as, phosphocholine, glycerophosphocholine, and phosphatidylcholine. Choline chloride helps to inhibit perosis as well as liver enlargement in animals. It is an essential nutrient and also used in humans as supplement. It functions on cell proliferation and apoptosis, lever diseases, age related memory loss, depression and high cholesterol in human. As a growth inhibitor, the demand of choline chloride is increasing in poultry and aqua feed industries. Choline chloride causes inhalation toxicity during its preparation and its high intake may increase the risk of colon cancer. Adverse impact on health stiff regulations associated with the commercial use of choline chloride is restraining the growth of choline chloride market.
The Asia Pacific choline chloride market is segmented on the basis of its application and geography. Further, its application market comprises of poultry feed, aqua feed, human nutrition supplement, pets and horse feed and swine feed. Aqua feed is the dominating application segment for choline chloride. The Asia Pacific choline chloride market is segmented into China, Japan, India, Australia and others. This region has the largest consumer base for choline chloride, specifically China, due to the increased demand for poultry meat.
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The market is segmented on the basis of application and geography.
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