Pyruvic Acid Sodium Salt

Catalogue number: P998900
Chemical name: Pyruvic Acid Sodium Salt
Synonyms: 2-Oxopropanoic Acid Sodium Salt; Sodium Pyruvate; Sodium α-Ketopropionate;
CAS Number: 113-24-6
Possible CAS #: 127-17-3-free acid
Molecular form.: C₃H₃NaO₃
Appearance: White Solid
Melting Point: >273°C (dec.)
Mol. Weight: 110.04
Storage: Room Temperature
Solubility: Water
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Aliphatics, Diagnostic,
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Intermediate in sugar metabolism and in enzymatic carbohydrate degradation (alcoholic fermentation) where it is converted to acetaldehyde and CO2 by carboxylase. In muscle, Pyruvic acid (derived from glycogen) is reduced to lactic acid during exertion, which is reoxidized and partially retransformed to glycogen during rest. The liver can convert Pyruvic acid to alanine by amination. A diagnostic agent for Parkinson disease.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Wenzel, A., et al.: J. Neurosci., 21, 53 (2001), Martinez., et al.: Development, 6, 851 (2002), Nakayama, K., et al.: J. Biochem., 146, 757 (2009), Tanaka, T., et al.: J. Pharmacol. Sci., 109, 24 (2009),
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