Pyruvic
Pyruvic Py*ru"vic, a. [Pyro- + L. uva a grape.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid (called also pyroracemic acid) obtained, as a liquid having a pungent odor, by the distillation of racemic acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • pyruvic — /puy rooh vik, pi /, adj. Chem. of or derived from pyruvic acid. [1830 40; PYR + L uv(a) grape + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • pyruvic — adjective Of or pertaining to pyruvic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • pyruvic — paɪ ruːvɪk adj. pertaining to pyruvic acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pyruvic — /puy rooh vik, pi /, adj. Chem. of or derived from pyruvic acid. [1830 40; PYR + L uv(a) grape + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyruvic — pyr·u·vic …   English syllables

  • pyruvic oxidase — pyruvic oxidase, an enzyme which changes pyruvic acid to acetic acid. It is a factor in converting carbon dioxide and water into sugars and starches …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyruvic acid — [pī ro͞o′vik, piro͞o′vik as′id] n. [< PYR + L uva, grape + IC] a colorless, liquid or crystalline organic acid, CH3COCOOH, produced by the oxidation of lactic acid: it is a key intermediate in protein, fat, and carbohydrate metabolism in the… …   English World dictionary

  • Pyruvic acid — Chembox new Name = Pyruvic acid ImageFileL1 = Pyruvic acid 2D skeletal.png ImageSizeL1 = 120px ImageFileR1 = Pyruvic acid 3D balls.png ImageSizeR1 = 120px IUPACName = 2 oxopropanoic acid OtherNames = α ketopropionic acid; acetylformic acid;… …   Wikipedia

  • pyruvic acid — piruvo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃COCOOH atitikmenys: angl. pyruvic acid rus. пировиноградная кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 oksopropano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pyruvic aldehyde — noun see pyruvaldehyde * * * Chem. a yellow, liquid compound, C3H4O2, containing both an aldehyde and a ketone group, usually obtained in a polymeric form: used chiefly in organic synthesis. Also, pyruvaldehyde /puy roo val deuh huyd , pir oo /.… …   Useful english dictionary

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