phenylpyruvic acid


phe·​nyl·​py·​ru·​vic acid -pī-ˌrü-vik- How to pronounce phenylpyruvic acid (audio)
: a crystalline keto acid C9H8O3 found in the urine as a metabolic product of phenylalanine especially in phenylketonuria

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“Phenylpyruvic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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