phenylpyruvic acid


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phenylpyruvic acid

[¦fen·əl·pī′rü·vik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C6H5CH2·CO·COOH A keto acid, occurring as a metabolic product of phenylalanine.
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html#bib63) Nature , hydrogen sulfide can be toxic to the mitochondria when it interacts synergistically with phenylpyruvic acid (PPA) commonly found in stools.
Determination of [alpha]-keto acids including phenylpyruvic acid in human plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography with chemiluminescence detection.