Ajinomoto’s expansion in this marketplace will offer you additional sourcing choices for manufacturers, since it will make available cysteine and cystine that are made by microbial fermentation of starches and/or sugars. The largest part of the cystine and cysteine demand currently is met by producers who extract these proteins from raw materials of pet origin. ‘Our customers around the world are more and more sensitive to the nature and quality of recycleables used in meals, pharma and cosmetic production,’ stated Mike Lish, Director of Product sales and Advertising at Ajinomoto. ‘As the global leader in the amino acid fermentation production, adding this capacity is a natural extension for Ajinomoto.’ After the expansion, Ajinomoto will continue steadily to produce some cystine and cysteine which consists of current chemical synthesis process, carried out by Nippon Protein Organization, a wholly owned affiliate marketer of the company.‘Children hate needles – period,’ Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, director of the discomfort and palliative and integrative medication program at the Children’s Hospitals and Treatment centers of Minnesota, told the Huffington Post. ‘It takes some convincing.’ Acupuncture ‘s been around for thousands of years, and traditional Chinese theory suggests needle positioning helps balance the body’s energy flow, called ‘qi.’ Acupuncture can be used to treat headaches, migraines, back and joint pains, cramps, and chemotherapy-induced nausea. Estimates display 150,000 U.S. Children undergo acupuncture each whole year.