- of or derived from pyruvic acid.
Origin of pyruvic
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(b) The pyruvic acid is then decomposed by carboxylase yielding aldehyde and carbon dioxide (equation 2, p. 109).
The third stage of Lebedeff's theory postulates the intermediate formation of pyruvic acid.
The decomposition of pyruvic acid into acetaldehyde and carbon dioxide has already been fully discussed (Chapter VI).