A salt or ester of pyruvic acid.
- 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: pyru|vate
Definition of pyruvate in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.