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Related to acetoacetic acid: Ketone bodies, acetoacetic ester
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The strips detect acetoacetic acid, a ketone compound only present in urine when the body breaks down large quantities of fat.
Acesulfame-potassium (Sunnett, Sweet One); This product is made from acetoacetic acid (otherwise known as vinegar) and has a molecular structure similar to saccharin.