phenylpyruvic acid


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phenylpyruvic acid

 [fen″il-pi-roo´vik]
an intermediate product of the metabolism of phenylalanine in the body.

phe·nyl·py·ru·vic ac·id

(fen'il-pī-rū'vik as'id),
The transaminated product of the action of phenylalanine aminotransferase; elevated in the urine in individuals with phenylketonuria.

phenylpyruvic acid

/phen·yl·py·ru·vic ac·id/ (-pi-roo´vik) an intermediary product produced when the normal pathway of phenylalanine catabolism is blocked and excreted in the urine in phenylketonuria.

phenylpyruvic acid

[fen′ilpīro̅o̅′vik]
a product of the metabolism of phenylalanine. The presence of phenylpyruvic acid in the urine is indicative of phenylketonuria.

phe·nyl·py·ru·vic ac·id

(fen'il-pī-rū'vik as'id)
The transaminated product of the action of phenylalanine aminotransferase; elevated in the urine in people with phenylketonuria.

phenylpyruvic acid

an intermediate product of the metabolism of phenylalanine in the body.
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These are parahydroxy phenylactic acid and parahydroxy phenylpyruvic acid.
Pyruvic acid overlaps with phthalic, N-acetylaspartic, and glycolic acids; pyroglutamic acid overlaps with 3-hydroxybutyric acid; phenylpyruvic acid overlaps with orotic and hydroxyisovaleric acids; and p-hydroxyphenyl pyruvic and phenyllactic acids overlap with xanthurenic and homogentisic acids.