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Chemical Ketone Bodies

Name Ketone Bodies
Equivalent Terms Acetone Bodies | Bodies, Acetone | Bodies, Ketone
Definition The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain.
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MeSH® ID D007657
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Ketones Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Ketone Bodies Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Ketone Bodies Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View node Acetoacetates Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View node 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases