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Can sodium pyruvate be replaced by calcium pyruvate in fermentation?

For calcium pyruvate is easier available and cheaper.

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calcium is having a bit of more electronegativity and larger than sodium try with it you may get results but remember enzymes are specific it may or may not give you the result.study the enzyme structure and see how actually the enzyme works can calcium stabilize that?what happens to lost Na molecule after the enzyme action is it important or not for cells vitality.

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Sodium pyruvate cannot be replaced by calcium pyruvate in fermentation. This is because is not easily soluble and therefore cannot ferment easily. Calcium pyruvate will also not give perfect results.

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