The Pyruvic Acid provided by us are available in the form of colorless light yellow colored liquid. Apart from this they are the main & important ingredient for the formation of other compounds such as glycoprotein, vitamin B, tryptophan, phenylalanine, etc. They are stable compound that is also combustible in nature. The Pyruvic Acid are incompatible with strong oxidizing agents or strong bases. They must be kept refrigerated at low temperatures in a dark & isolation and in sealed to avoid moisture and prevent mixing of alkali or substances that can oxidize.
Has boiling point of 165 degrees Celsius
It is an important intermediate of metabolic pathways occurring inside the cell
Has carboxylic acid and ketone as functional groups