pyruvate


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pyruvate

[pī′rü‚vāt]
(biochemistry)
Salt of pyruvic acid, such as sodium pyruvate, NaOOCCOCH3.
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However, HL can also occur in the presence of normal oxygen utilisation, whereby comparable amounts of pyruvate undergo oxidative phosphorylation and reduction to lactate.
The pyruvate requirement of some members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex is due to an inactive pyruvate kinase: implications for in vivo growth.
Following taurine supplementation for 2 weeks, the pyruvate precursor amino acids; threonine (p < 0.
Although organic aminoacidopathy and acidurias were ruled out, the elevation of the anion gap of lactate and pyruvate, with an elevated lactate-pyruvate ratio > 20 mEq/L, pointed out to mitochondrial disease (24).
At the cellular level, energy production occurs first through glycolysis, the process of converting glucose to pyruvate and/ or lactate, generating 2 ATP molecules for every mole of glucose.
Activities of glucose and glycogen metabolizing enzymes: The activities of hexokinase and glucose6-phosphatase were determined by the methods described elsewhere (14), pyruvate kinase (15), glycogen phosphorylase (16), and fructosel, 6-bisphosphatase (17).
The rest of the metabolome components are pathway intermediates (I) such as 2-isopropyl malate and orotate, most of which do not undergo more than one chemical transformation; the subset of compounds that are nodal in this class of intermediates are termed "Nodal Intermediates "(NT), for example, phosphoenol pyruvate and 5-phosphoribosyl-l-pyrophosphate (PRPP).
Pyruvate kinase M2 is a phosphotyrosine-binding protein.
1) The enzyme catalyses the conversion of phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) to pyruvate, producing adenosine triphosphate (ATP) from adenosine diphosphate (ADP) in the process.
The effect of feeding dihydroxyacetone and pyruvate on resting energy expenditure and postprandial thermogenesis in obese women.