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Descriptor English: Pyruvaldehyde
Descriptor Spanish: Piruvaldehído
Descriptor Portuguese: Aldeído Pirúvico
Descriptor French: Méthylglyoxal
Entry term(s): Acetylformaldehyde
Aldehyde, Pyruvic
Methylglyoxal
Oxopropanal
Pyruvic Aldehyde
Tree number(s): D02.047.644.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011765
Scope note: An organic compound used often as a reagent in organic synthesis, as a flavoring agent, and in tanning. It has been demonstrated as an intermediate in the metabolism of acetone and its derivatives in isolated cell preparations, in various culture media, and in vivo in certain animals.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 722KLD7415
CAS Type 1 Name: Propanal, 2-oxo-
Previous Indexing: Glyoxal (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under ALDEHYDES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under ALDEHYDES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 12202
Unique ID: D011765
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Pyruvaldehyde - Preferred
Concept UI M0018286
Scope note An organic compound used often as a reagent in organic synthesis, as a flavoring agent, and in tanning. It has been demonstrated as an intermediate in the metabolism of acetone and its derivatives in isolated cell preparations, in various culture media, and in vivo in certain animals.
Preferred term Pyruvaldehyde
Entry term(s) Acetylformaldehyde
Aldehyde, Pyruvic
Methylglyoxal
Pyruvic Aldehyde
Oxopropanal - Broader
Concept UI M0018287
Preferred term Oxopropanal



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