acetoin

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ac·et·o·in

(as-et'-ō-in),
A condensation product of two molecules of acetaldehyde.

acetoin

(a-set'o-in) [L. acetum, vinegar + -in]
The substance formed when glucose is fermented by Enterobacter aerogenes.
CAS # 513-86-0
Synonym: 3-hydroxybutanone
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