α-ketopropionic acid sodium salt
2-oxopropanoic acid sodium saltPyruvic acid sodium salt
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||110.044 g/mol|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Sodium pyruvate is a salt of pyruvic acid. It is commonly added to cell culture media as an additional source of energy, but may also have protective effects against hydrogen peroxide. This was reported by Giandomenico et al. and has been confirmed by several independent groups.
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