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  • They give a characteristic pale red precipitate with sodium pyrophosphate, soluble in an excess of the precipitant; they also form precipitates on the addition of platinic chloride and potassium ferrocyanide.
  • Also, the crystals can cause occasional attacks of very painful swelling (pseudogout, or acute pyrophosphate arthritis).
  • Many, but not all, people with osteoarthritis have calcium pyrophosphate crystals in their osteoarthritic joint cartilage.
  • A hypothetical, but typical, example involving pyrophosphate: enzyme 1: A + ATP « B + AMP + PP i...
  • This involves the prosthetic group thiamine pyrophosphate, or TPP.

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