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3-Hydroxybutyric Acid

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Description of 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid

3-Hydroxybutyric Acid: BUTYRIC ACID substituted in the beta or 3 position. It is one of the ketone bodies produced in the liver and occurs at high levels in the blood and urine in KETOSIS. (From Dorland's, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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