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ac·e·tol

(as'e-tol),
Common term for 1-hydroxy-2-propanone or hydroxyacetone.
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Because MG contains two functional groups (aldo- and keto-), it can be either oxidized or reduced by aldose/aldehyde reductase (ALR) or aldo-keto reductase (AKR) using NADH or NADPH to form acetol, lactaldehyde and pyruvate (Kaur et al, 2014a, b; Hossain et al., 2016; Singh & Dhaka, 2016).
For example, CYP2E1 might have an important role in producing glucose molecules from ketones such as acetone and acetol during starvation (Koop 1992; Guengerich 2003).
They considered that acrolein instead of acetol was the preferred dehydration product on zeolites.
Identification of ethanol-inducible P-450 isozyme 3a as the acetone and acetol monooxygenase of rabbit microsomes.