Definition of Pyruvate

1. Noun. (chemistry) Any salt or ester of pyruvic acid. ¹



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Definition of Pyruvate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyruvate

pyrrolizidines
pyrrolizine
pyrrolizines
pyrrolocarbazole
pyrroloindoline
pyrroloindolines
pyrrolone
pyrrolones
pyrrols
pyrrolyl
pyrrolysine
pyrrolysyl
pyrromethene
pyrromethenes
pyruvaldehyde
pyruvate (current term)
pyruvates
pyruvic
pyruvic acid
pyruvil
pyrylium
pysanka
pysanky
pysma
pysmatic
pythiad
pythiads
pythium
pythiums
pythocenic

Literary usage of Pyruvate

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"At low concentrations of enzyme, lactate dehydrogenase LDH-1, but not LDH-5, is inhibited by high concentrations of pyruvate. ..."

2. First Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances by Frank Humphreys Storer (1864)
"Almost insoluble in alcohol. Insoluble in ether. pyruvate OF BARYTA. a ... Permanent in dry air. Sparingly soluble in water. pyruvate of ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Systems studied include 0.1 M pyridoxal-0.1 M alanine and 0.1 M pyridoxamine-0.1 M pyruvate in the presence and absence of 0.05 M Zn2+ over the pD range ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1855)
"pyruvate of Magnesia.—Difficult to obtain in granular crystals, because it very ... With alkaline carbonates, it behaves like the baryta-salt. pyruvate of ..."

5. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"Calcium pyruvate, separates out in crystals on evaporating its solution in the cold. If warmed even by the hand a gum-like mass is produced. Copper pyruvate ..."

6. Getting Off the Hook: Treatment of Drug Addiction and Social Disorders by Jurriaan Plesman (1986)
"Figure II,6 represents a simplified picture of how glucose is broken down to first "pyruvate" and then "acetyl-CoA" before it enters the Krebs cycle to ..."

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