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Acetoin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acetoin
Tree Number(s)
D02.522.296.100
Unique ID
D000093
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000093
Scope Note
A product of fermentation. It is a component of the butanediol cycle in microorganisms. In mammals it is oxidized to carbon dioxide.
Entry Term(s)
3-hydroxy-2-butanone
3H-2B butanone
Acetylmethylcarbinol
Registry Number
BG4D34CO2H
Related Numbers
513-86-0
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Butanone, 3-hydroxy-
Previous Indexing
Alcohols, Butyl (1972-1974)
Butanones (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note
1991; 3-HYDROXY-2-BUTANONE was indexed under ACETOIN 2008, & under BUTANONES 2007
History Note
1991(1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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