oxybutyric acid

Definitions of oxybutyric acid
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n hydroxy derivative of butyric acid

Synonyms:
hydroxybutyric acid
Types:
beta-hydroxybutyric acid
beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism
Type of:
butanoic acid, butyric acid
an unpleasant smelling fatty acid found especially in butter

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