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acetoin (513-86-0)  
Acetylmethylcarbinol  ·  3H-2B butanone  ·  3-hydroxy-2-butanone
Acetoin, also known as 3-hydroxybutanone or acetyl methyl carbinol, with the molecular formula is C4H8O2, is a colorless or pale yellow to green yellow liquid with a pleasant, buttery odor. Acetoin is a chiral molecule. The form produced by bacteria is (R)-acetoin.