Methylglyoxal Products


Description

Methylglyoxal is the organic compound with the formula CH3C(O)CHO. Gaseous methylglyoxal has two carbonyl groups, an aldehyde and a ketone but in the presence of water, it exists as hydrates and oligomers. It is a reduced derivative of pyruvic acid.

Bioinformatics

Alternate Names
  • Pyruvaldehyde
  • 2-oxopropanal