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Compound Summary for: CID 1060

Pyruvic Acid

Also known as: 2-Oxopropanoic acid, Pyroracemic acid, acetylformic acid, 2-Oxopropionic acid, alpha-ketopropionic acid, 127-17-3, 2-Ketopropionic acid
Molecular Formula: C3H4O3   Molecular Weight: 88.06206   InChIKey: LCTONWCANYUPML-UHFFFAOYSA-N
An intermediate compound in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. In thiamine deficiency, its oxidation is retarded and it accumulates in the tissues, especially in nervous structures. (From Stedman, 26th ed)   From: MeSH
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