hydroxybutyrate

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hydroxybutyrate

(haɪˌdrɒksɪˈbjuːtəˌreɪt)
n
(Chemistry) a salt of an acid derived from butyric acid and a hydroxyl group
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The regulation of poly-AY- hydroxybutyrate metabolism in Azotobacter beijerinckii.
Accumulation of poly-AY hydroxybutyrate by Rhodobacter sphaeroides on various carbon and nitrogen substrates.
Production of poly-AY- hydroxybutyrate (PHB) by some Rhizobium bacteria.