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.
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vitamin B2

Riboflavin, see there.
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vitamin B2

Riboflavin, see there.
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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.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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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Vitamin B2 or riboflavin functions as a precursor for flavin compounds.
Premixers in Europe report a slightly weaker tone to the Vitamin B2 feedgrade market with most recent broker offers now in a range EUR 11.10 kg - EUR 11.50 kg.
For example, you cannot make vitamin B6 if you don't have enough vitamin B2. Also, you need vitamin B6 to make niacin (vitamin B3).
INGREDIENTS: Unbleached Enriched Wheat Flour [Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Reduced Iron, Niacin, Thiamin Mononitrate (vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Folic Acid], Water, Whole Wheat Flour, Modified Food Starch, Farina, Wheat Gluten, Polydextrose, Honey, Yeast, Sugar, Salt, Preservatives (Calcium Propionate, Sorbic Acid), Soybean Oil, Malt, Monoglycerides, Natural & Artificial Flavor, Xanthan Gum, Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose, Whey, Soy Flour, Nonfat Milk.
The project has an expected potential capacity of 2000 mt per annum of both feed and food grade Vitamin B2 .
The new formula of "Chocola BB(R) Royal 2" contains vitamin B2, which facilitates the action of the "TCA cycle," while adding amino acids (L-arginine hydrochloride and L-lysine hydrochloride) to promote fat metabolism, which reduces symptoms of fatigue.
Cheese - A rich source of calcium, protein, vitamin B2 and zinc, cheese has the added advantage of being is an easy and quick dessert.
Riboflavin High Flow 100 and Riboflavin Fine Powder are 100-percent vitamin B2, produced by a fermentation process that uses a naturally occurring, non-GMO microorganism.
Lolan BB contains vitamin B2, B6, C, vitamin B1 derivative, and biotin, and is helpful for women who have skin problems.
* Biotechnology process changes using GEMs in the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical sector during production of riboflavin (vitamin B2) can reduce associated carbon dioxide emissions by 80% and water emissions by 67%.
The Basics: The daily recommended dose of MigraHealth contains 400 milligrams of riboflavin (vitamin B2), 300 milligrams of magnesium and 100 milligrams of Puracol, a patented, standardized extract of the herb feverfew.
So you polish off a couple $3 bottles of wine at dinner, real responsible-like, and the next thing you know you've got one of those awful "wine headaches!" Not to worry, because a company in Michigan has invented a cure with the catchy name of, "Chaser for Wine Headaches." According to Living Essentials, the healthcare firm responsible for the Chaser, this patent-pending formulation of activated calcium carbonate, vegetable carbon and vitamin B2 attracts the "headache-causing elements" in wine and keeps them from entering the bloodstream.