Pyruvic acid

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Pyruvic acid
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
2-Oxopropanoic acid[1]
Ither names
Pyruvic acid[1]
α-Ketopropionic acid
Acetylformic acid
Pyroracemic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
Abbreviations Pyr
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
DrugBank
ECHA InfoCard 100.004.387
KEGG
UNII
Properties
C3H4O3
Molar mass 88.06 g/mol
Density 1.250 g/cm3
Meltin pynt 11.8 °C (53.2 °F; 284.9 K)
Bylin pynt 165 °C (329 °F; 438 K)
Acidity (pKa) 2.50[2]
Relatit compoonds
Ither anions
pyruvate ion
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acetic acid
glyoxylic acid
oxalic acid
propionic acid
acetoacetic acid
Relatit compoonds
propionaldehyde
glyceraldehyde
methylglyoxal
sodium pyruvate
Except whaur itherwise notit, data are gien for materials in thair staundart state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Pyruvic acid (CH3COCOOH) is the semplest o the alpha-keto acids, wi a carboxylic acid an a ketone functional group. Pyruvate, the conjugate base, CH3COCOO, is a key intermediate in several metabolic pathweys.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry : IUPAC Recommendations and Preferred Names 2013 (Blue Book). Cambridge: The Royal Society of Chemistry. 2014. p. 748. doi:10.1039/9781849733069-FP001. ISBN 978-0-85404-182-4. 
  2. Dawson, R. M. C.; et al. (1959). Data for Biochemical Research. Oxford: Clarendon Press.