Agent Name

Sodium pyruvate

CAS Number

113-24-6

Formula

C3-H4-O3.Na

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Natrum pyruvicum; Pyruvic acid, sodium salt; Propanoic acid, 2-oxo-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Description

White to pale yellow powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Intermediate in carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism; [ChemIDplus] Can be added to cell and tissue cultures as an energy source and antioxidant; [REPROTOX]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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