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riboflavin

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Related topics: Nutrition, Chemistry
riboflavinri‧bo‧fla‧vin /ˌraɪbəʊˈfleɪvɪn $ ˌraɪbə-/ noun [uncountable] technical  DFNvitamin B2, a substance that exists in meat, milk, and some vegetables, and that is important for your health
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riboflavinHowever, riboflavin is bright yellow, so the treated rice grains could clearly be seen in the final mix.Early attempts to fortify rice included riboflavin along with the other constituents.Chemically, the antimalarial drug Atebrin or mepacrine had some resemblance to riboflavin.Half-a-pint of light ale provides about 7% of two B vitamins - riboflavin and nicotinic acid.
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