active pyruvate

ac·tive py·ru·vate

an intermediate formed in the oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate. Compare: pyruvate dehydrogenase (lipoamide).
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No effect of trimetazidine was observed on glycolysis, glucose oxidation, fatty acid oxidation, or active pyruvate dehydrogenase when palmitate was substituted with 0.8 mmol/L octanoate or 1.6 mmol/L butyrate, suggesting that trimetazidine directly inhibits long-chain fatty acid oxidation.