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2-Methyl,3-Hydroxybutyric acid (HMBA) is involved in isoleucine catabolism and beta-oxidation of fatty acids and ketogenesis. HMBA is excreted in abnormally high amounts in beta-ketothiolase deficiency. PMID: 10755375 Source: Regenstrief LOINC, PMID: 10755375

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2-methyl-3-hydroxybutyrate (C5-OH)
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zh-CN Chinese (China) 2-甲基-3-羟基丁酸
Synonyms: 2Me3OH-丁酸;2-甲基,3-羟基丁酸;2-甲基-3-羟丁酸
fr-CA French (Canada) 2-méthyl-3-hydroxybutyrate
es-ES Spanish (Spain) 2-Metil-3-Hidroxibutirato
it-IT Italian (Italy) 2-Metil-3-Idrossibutirrato
Synonyms: 2-metil,3-idrossibutirrato (C5-OH)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) 2-Metil,3-Hidroksibütirat
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) 2-Метил,3-Гидроксибутират
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) 2-methyl,3-hydroxybutyraat
fr-BE French (Belgium) 2-méthyl,3-hydroxybutyrate