acetoin metabolic process

id: GO:0045149
name: acetoin metabolic process
namespace: biological_process
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The chemical reactions and pathways involving acetoin, 3-hydroxy-2-butanone, often as part of a fermentation pathway or for use as a carbon source.

Child Functions

GO:0045150acetoin catabolic process
GO:0045151acetoin biosynthetic process

Parent Functions

GO:0042180cellular ketone metabolic process