2,3-butanediol

2,3-butanediol

[¦tü ¦thrē ‚byüd·ə·nēd·ē‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHOHCHOHCH3 A major fermentation product of several species of bacteria.
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LanzaTech is initially converting carbon monoxide (CO) to 2,3-butanediol and then subsequently converts it to 1,2-butadiene using gas fermentation.
Several companies are also working on ways to coax microbes into making large quantities of 2,3-butanediol, which can be chemically converted to butadiene, the basis of another kind of synthetic rubber.
Cyanobacterial conversion of carbon dioxide to 2,3-butanediol.
The collaboration will initially focus on the production of butadiene in a two-step process from Lanza-Tech CO-derived 2,3-butanediol (2,3 BDO).
The collaboration will initially focus on the production of butadiene in a 2-step process from LanzaTech CO-derived 2,3-butanediol (2,3 BDO).
Aqueous two-phase extraction of 2,3-butanediol from fermentation broths using an ethanol/phosphate system.
The relative nonspecificity of glycerol dehydrogenase from Enterobacter aerogenes toward diols and triols allows interference with this test by propylene glycol, glycerol, 1,2-butanediol, and 2,3-butanediol (2, 5, 6).
The following chemicals were obtained from Merck: Trizma base, EDTA, magnesium acetate, potassium hydrogen carbonate, 1,2-ethanediol, 1-propanol, 2-propanol, 1,3-propanediol, 1,3-butanediol, 2,3-butanediol, and 1,4-butanediol.

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