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Compound Summary for: CID 1060     Try the new version summary page

Pyruvic Acid

Also known as: 2-Oxopropanoic acid; Pyroracemic acid; acetylformic acid; 2-Oxopropionic acid; 127-17-3; alpha-ketopropionic acid; pyruvate
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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