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1. Acetone (2-propanone)
A colorless, flammable liquid which is used as a solvent (it is most familiar as the solvent in nail polish remover). The simplest ketone , it mixes with water, ethyl alcohol , and most oils. It melts at -95.4 C. and boils at 56.2 C. It is naturally found in very tiny quantities in the body fluids and tissues of healthy people and in somewhat larger amounts in people suffering from diabetes or starvation.

2. Acetone-butanol fermentation
The formation of acetone and butanol through the anaerobic fermentation of glucose by Clostridium acetobutylicum. However, most industrial plants make acetone and butanol through synthetic processes that use petrochemicals.

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