A salt or ester of pyruvic acid.
More example sentences
- The first step is removal of the terminal carbon dioxide from the pyruvate.
- Some bacteria convert pyruvate and NADH to acetic acid and carbon dioxide.
- Rates of incorporation of carbon from malate, pyruvate, and acetate are expressed on an acetate-equivalent basis.
More definitions of pyruvateDefinition of pyruvate in:
- The US English dictionary