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Keyword - Acetoin biosynthesis (KW-0005)


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


  • 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


Biological process

Gene Ontology


acetoin biosynthetic process [ GO:0045151 ]


Acetoin biosynthesisBiological process
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