Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A salt or ester of pyruvic acid.
- ‘Rates of incorporation of carbon from malate, pyruvate, and acetate are expressed on an acetate-equivalent basis.’
- ‘Some bacteria convert pyruvate and NADH to acetic acid and carbon dioxide.’
- ‘The first step is removal of the terminal carbon dioxide from the pyruvate.’
- ‘Oxaloacetate, for instance, can be formed from pyruvate, carbon dioxide, and water, with the use of one ATP molecule.’
- ‘Pyruvate formed by this reaction has to be exported from the chloroplast.’
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.