Chemicals

Sodium Pyruvate

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Description

 

Sodium pyruvate 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.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to slightly yellow crystalline powder
CAS Number 113-24-6
Density 1.267g/cm3
EINECS Number 204-024-4
HS Code 29183000
InChI 1S/C3H4O3.Na/c1-2(4)3(5)6;/h1H3,(H,5,6);/q;+1/p-1
InChIKey DAEPDZWVDSPTHF-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Melting Point >300 °C
Molar Mass 110 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H3NaO3
Refractive 1.426-1.43
Synonyms α-Ketopropionic Acid Sodium Salt;2-Oxopropanoic Acid Sodium Salt;Pyruvic Acid Sodium Salt
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