Applications And Uses Of Epsilon-Polylysine

E-Polylysine is a polymer of L-Lysine, an essential amino acid required for human health. Epsilon-Polylysine is used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Epsilon-Polylysine can inhibit the growth of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria as well as yeasts, molds, and viruses. It is a natural product produced by biotechnological processes including fermentation of bacteria. E-polylysine has various functions such as preservative and surfactant.

ε-Polylysine Uses as follows:

In Food

ε-Polylysine used in food industry as a food preservative in boiled rice, cooked vegetables, soups, noodles and sliced fish (sushi).

In Beverage

Epsilon-Polylysine is used as preservative in beverage, such as Energy, fitness, sports, and isotonic drinks (ready-to-drink).

Gelatin, rice, and sugar cane-based beverages, Alcoholic beverages and wine.

In Pharmaceutical

Polylysine homopolymers or block copolymers have been used for delivery of DNA and proteins.

Polylysine is used to coat tissue cultureware as an attachment factor which improves cell adherence。

In Health & Personal care products

Epsilon-Polylysine is widely used in personal care and personal cleansing products, such as lotions, masks, sprays, moisturizers, essences, gels, sunscreen lotions, liquid foundations, sunblock lotions, milk cleansers, shampoos and hair conditioners.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Poultry antibiotics epsilon polylysine used in broiler chicken feed additives. ε-Polylysine is used as a preservative in meat and poultry.

In Other Industries