beta-hydroxybutyric acid

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beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism

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It is defined as increased blood concentration of beta-hydroxybutyrate without any clinical signs.
There are three sources of ketone bodies: beta-hydroxybutyrate (78%), acetoacetate (20%) and acetone (2%).
Parameters measured were creatine phosphokinase (CK), aspartate aminotransferase, uric acid, amylase, glucose, beta-hydroxybutyrate (BOHB), sodium, potassium (K), chloride, total protein, albumin, globulin, calcium (Ca), and phosphorus (P) levels.
EKF, whose chief executive Julian Baines was named as Entrepreneur of the Year in the Western Mail/IWA Business Awards last November, said that sales of higher-margin reagents - particularly Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) - have continued to perform strongly.
Serum thyroxin (T4), free thyroxin (fT4), triiodothyronine (T3), free triiodothyronine (fT3), glucose, beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB), non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA), triglyceride (TAG), cholesterol, very low density lipoproteins (VLDL-cholesterol), low density lipoproteins (LDL- cholesterol) and high density lipoproteins (HDL-cholesterol) were investigated.
Gladstone Senior Investigator Eric Verdin and his team examined the role of the compound beta-hydroxybutyrate (beta'OHB), a so-called "ketone body" that is produced during a prolonged low-calorie or ketogenic diet.
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