diacetyl

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di·a·ce·tyl

, diacetal (dī-as'ĕ-til, dī-as'ĕ-tăl),
A yellow liquid, (CH3CO)2, having the pungent odor of quinone and carrying the aromas of coffee, vinegar, butter, and other foods; a byproduct of carbohydrate degradation.
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2,3 Butanedione (diacetyl) is the buttery flavor naturally found in daily products, fermented meat and beverages.
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9:15 INFLUENCE OF 2,3 BUTANEDIONE AND RELATED ANALOGUES ON THE GROWTH AND ENTEROTOXIN A PRODUCTION BY STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS