vitamin B2


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vi·ta·min B2

1. Synonym(s): riboflavin
2. obsolete term for a complex of folic acid, nicotinic acid, nicotinamide, pantothenic acid, and riboflavin.

vitamin B2

vitamin B2

Riboflavin, see there.

vitamin B2

Riboflavin, see there.

ri·bo·fla·vin

(rī'bō-flā'vin)
A heat-stable factor of the vitamin B complex with isoalloxazine nucleotides that are coenzymes of the flavohydrogenases.
Synonym(s): flavin, flavine, riboflavine.

riboflavin

or

vitamin B2

a member of the B-COMPLEX of water-soluble vitamins. Found in a wide variety of foods, riboflavin is required in the metabolism of all animals (acting as a carrier in the ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM) and is part of several plant pigments.
vitamin B2 para -aminobenzoic acid (PABA; p -aminobenzoic acid)

vitamin B,

n a water-soluble vitamin found in organ meats, brewer's yeast, leafy green vegetables, mushrooms, beans, and peas. Has been used for deficiencies (including those caused by birth control pills), migraines, sickle cell anemia, and to augment athletic performance. No known precautions.

ri·bo·fla·vin

(rī'bō-flā'vin)
Heat-stable factor of vitamin B complex with isoalloxazine nucleotides that are coenzymes of the flavodehydrogenases; dietary sources for this vitamin include green vegetables, liver, kidneys, wheat germ, milk, eggs, cheese, and fish.
Synonym(s): flavin (1) , vitamin B2.
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Least cost Vitamin B2 production is dominated by two global facilities which are located in South Korea ( Basf ) and China (Hubei Guangji).
This report provides you with concise information about the vitamin B2 industry in China, examining not only the latest dynamics of production, but also price, import and export data, and the various application fields for vitamin B2 products.
Finally he's also quite low in vitamin B2, something a high alcohol intake can deplete, and some studies have also suggested taking a vitamin B2 supplement can reduce the frequency and severity of migraines, so that might be something for Stephen to consider.
A woman taking a birth control pill such as Ortho-Novum[R] depletes her body of the following nutrients: folic acid, magnesium, tyrosine, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, and zinc.
VITAMIN B2 Also known as riboflavin, vitamin B2 is good for your metabolism.
say they will go ahead with their plans to set up a new Vitamin B2 feed and foodgrade facility.
In particular, they are source of various B vitamins and are especially rich in vitamin B2 riboflavin, and vitamin B12.
Also, natural type vitamin E, vitamin B2 and B6 have been added to improve blood flow in the epidermis and normalize skin metabolism (turnover), and eventually restore healthy skin.
Only 10% knew that vitamin B2 is found in milk, eggs, rice and mushrooms.
FOR children on dairy free or vegetarian diets you can buy soya milk and milkshakes, desserts, vegetarian pates, cheeses and spreads which may help to supplement vitamin B2 and calcium in the diet.
A vitamin B2 (riboflavin) deficiency can contribute to oily skin.
VITAMIN B2 (riboflavin): Found in meat, milk, vegetables and wheatgerm.