Synonyms: 7,8-dimethyl-10 (1'-D-ribityl) isoalloxazine, B-complex vitamin, Dolo-Neurotrat, flavin, flavine, lactoflavin, riboflavine, vitamin B2, vitamin G.
Molecular Formula: C17H20N4O6
Molecular Weight: 376.37
Quality Standard: CP2000
Riboflavin contains not less than 98.0 percent and not more than 102.0 percent of C17H20N4O6, calculated on the dried basis.
Characteristic: Tan needle crystal powder, has a low solubility.
Usage And Functions:
Riboflavin is beneficial in patients with riboflavin deficiency (ariboflavinosis). Ariboflavinosis may cause weakness, throat swelling/soreness, glossitis (tongue swelling) angular stomatitis/cheilosis (skin cracking or sores at the corners of the mouth), dermatitis (skin irritation), or anemia.Particular groups may be particularly susceptible to riboflavin deficiency, including the elderly, those with chronic illnesses, the poor, and those with alcohol dependency.