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Keyword - Acetoin biosynthesis (KW-0005)

Definition

Protein involved in the synthesis of acetoin (3-hydroxy-2-butanone). Acetoin is a component of the butanediol cycle (butanediol fermentation) in microorganisms.

Synonyms

  • 3-hydroxy-2-butanone anabolism
  • 3-hydroxy-2-butanone biosynthesis
  • 3-hydroxy-2-butanone biosynthetic process
  • 3-hydroxy-2-butanone formation
  • 3-hydroxy-2-butanone synthesis
  • Acetoin anabolism
  • Acetoin biosynthetic process
  • Acetoin formation
  • Acetoin synthesis

Category

Biological process

GOi

acetoin biosynthetic process [ GO:0045151 ]

Graphical

Acetoin biosynthesisBiological process