ketone body biosynthetic process
name: ketone body biosynthetic process
Description: The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of ketone bodies, any one of the three substances: acetoacetate, D-3-hydroxybutyrate (beta-hydroxybutyrate) or acetone. Biosynthesis involves the formation of hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA, which is cleaved to acetate and acetyl-CoA.
|GO:0044249||cellular biosynthetic process|
|GO:0044283||small molecule biosynthetic process|
|GO:0046950||cellular ketone body metabolic process|