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Pyruvic Acid

An intermediate compound in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. In thiamine deficiency, its oxidation is retarded and it accumulates in the tissues, especially in nervous structures. (From Stedman, 26th ed)

Year introduced: 1997

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Tree Number(s): D02.241.755.812.800

MeSH Unique ID: D019289

Registry Number: 8558G7RUTR

Entry Terms:

  • Acid, Pyruvic
  • Pyruvate

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