Chemical Component Summary

NamePYRUVIC ACID
Identifiers2-oxidanylidenepropanoic acid
FormulaC3 H4 O3
Molecular Weight88.06
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC(=O)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C3H4O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h1H3,(H,5,6)
InChIKeyLCTONWCANYUPML-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count10
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count9
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00119 
NamePyruvic acid
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionAn 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)
Synonyms
  • Acetylformic acid
  • Pyruvic acid
  • α-Oxopropionsäure
  • alpha-ketopropionic acid
  • 2-ketopropionic acid
Brand NamesRejuvesol
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance
Categories
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Keto Acids
  • Pyruvates
  • Supplements
CAS number127-17-3

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Monocarboxylate transporter 4MGGAVVDEGPTGVKAPDGGWGWAVLFGCFVITGFSYAFPKAVSVFFKELI...unknown
Monocarboxylate transporter 8MALQSQASEEAKGPWQEADQEQQEPVGSPEPESEPEPEPEPEPVPVPPPE...unknown
Alanine--glyoxylate aminotransferase 2, mitochondrialMTLIWRHLLRPLCLVTSAPRILEMHPFLSLGTSRTSVTKLSLHTKPRMPP...unknown
Monocarboxylate transporter 6MPQALERADGSWAWVVLLATMVTQGLTLGFPTCIGIFFTELQWEFQASNS...unknown
Pyruvate kinase PKLRMSIQENISSLQLRSWVSKSQRDLAKSILIGAPGGPAGYLRRASVAQLTQE...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682