ID C0220  
Compound name Pyruvic acid
Stereochemistry -
Aracyc name Pyruvate
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Mass information 1st experiment  :  
2nd experiment  :  CE-TOF/MS (Anion analysis)
Molecular Formula H3O3C3
Canonical SMILES CC(=O)C(=O)[O-]
Molecular Weight 88.063
Pathway Information sucrose degradation to ethanol and lactate (anaerobic),
alanine degradation II (to D-lactate),
alanine degradation III,
glutamine biosynthesis III,
pyruvate fermentation to ethanol II,
serine racemization,
methylerythritol phosphate pathway,
1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoate biosynthesis II (plants),
valine biosynthesis,
seleno-amino acid biosynthesis,
phenylalanine degradation III,
an electron-transfer-related quinone + D-lactate -> an electron-transfer-related quinol + pyruvate,
tetrahydrofolate biosynthesis II,
methylglyoxal degradation I,
glycolysis I,
tryptophan biosynthesis,
salicylate biosynthesis I,
pyruvate fermentation to lactate,
methionine biosynthesis II,
glutathione-mediated detoxification II,
IAA biosynthesis I,
TCA cycle variation V (plant),
Rubisco shunt,
gluconeogenesis I,
acetaldehyde biosynthesis I,
homocysteine and cysteine interconversion,
glycolysis IV (plant cytosol),
4-aminobutyrate degradation IV,
beta-alanine biosynthesis II,
isoleucine biosynthesis I (from threonine),
glutamate degradation IV,
lysine biosynthesis VI,
acetyl-CoA biosynthesis (from pyruvate),
alanine biosynthesis II
CAS ID 127-17-3
Synonym α-ketopropionic acid; BTS; α-ketopropionic acid; acetylformic acid; pyroracemic acid; 2-oxopropanoic acid; pyruvic acid; 2-oxopropanoate; 2-oxo-propionic acid
External ID PUBCHEM:107735, KNAPSACK:C00001200, CHEBI:15361, LIGAND-CPD:c00022, LIGAND-CPD:C00022, UM-BBD-CPD:c0159