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83-88-5 - Riboflavin, 98% - Vitamin B2 - A11764 - Alfa Aesar

A11764 Riboflavin, 98%

CAS Number
83-88-5
Synonyms
Vitamin B2

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 18.95
100g 50.23
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Riboflavin, 98%

MDL
MFCD00005022
EINECS
201-507-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C17H20N4O6
Formula Weight
376.37
Melting point
290°
Solubility
Soluble in water, absolute ethanol and dimethyl sulfoxide. Insoluble in acetone and chloroform.

Applications

Photoinitiator of polymerization for PAGE gelsRiboflavin is used in the preparation of flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD). It also provides protection against oxidative damage. It is also used as a food coloring and a vitamin. Further, it is employed as a medication, animal feed supplement and nutritional supplement. In addition to this, it is used as a flavoring agent.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with Strong oxidizing agents, reducing agents, bases, calcium and metallic salts.

Literature References

Raiskup, F.; Theuring, A.; Pillunat, L. E.; Spoerl, E. Corneal collagen crosslinking with riboflavin and ultraviolet-A light in progressive keratoconus: Ten-year results. J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 2015, 41 (1), 41-46.

Soudais, C.; Samassa, F.; Sarkis, M.; Le Bourhis, L.; Bessoles, S.; Blanot, D.; Hervé, M.; Schmidt, F.; Mengin-Lecreulx, D.; Lantz, O. In Vitro and In Vivo Analysis of the Gram-Negative Bacteria-Derived Riboflavin Precursor Derivatives Activating Mouse MAIT Cells. J. Immunol. 2015, 194 (10), 4641-4649.

Other References

Merck
14,8200
Harmonized Tariff Code
2936.23
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VJ1400000

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