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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Clinically, vitamin B2 is used as a result of its antioxidant activity and metabolic enhancement of biochemical processes and pathways by acting as a cofactor for reduced glutathione and as a precursor for FAD.
The project has an expected potential capacity of 2000 mt per annum of both feed and food grade Vitamin B2 .
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Vitamin B2, or riboflavin (in green vegetables, liver, wheat germ, eggs and cheese), alleviates eye fatigue by helping to regulate blood flow to the cornea.
Vitamin producers are seeking to capitalize upon the potential cost advantages offered by fermentation-based production of vitamin B2 and other compounds.
a) Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) can cause a normal color change in urine, causing it to be yellow or orange.
The production scale of vitamin B2 in China is small compared with that of other kinds of vitamins.
They found that vitamin B6, vitamin C and vitamin B2 contents were higher in leaf tissue than in other tissue types, said the study was published in the journal Hort Science.
It is vitamin B2 (riboflavin) that makes your urine yellow and Berocca has high levels of B vitamins in it.
Vitamin B1 (or thiamin) is in wholegrain, meat, fresh and dried fruits and dairy and Vitamin B2 (or riboflavin) is found in milk, fortified breakfast cereals and mushrooms.