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Item # 1167, Riboflavin 5-Sodium Phosphate



INCI Name: Sodium Riboflavin Phosphate

CAS Numbers: 130-40-5

Description:
Flavin mononucleotide (FMN), or riboflavin-5'-phosphate, is a biomolecule produced from riboflavin (vitamin B2) by the enzyme riboflavin kinase. It is the principal form in which riboflavin is found in cells and tissues. It requires more energy to produce, but is more soluble than riboflavin.






Applications
Used to prevent and treat riboflavin deficiency and related conditions. It has been shown to be effective in preventing migraine headaches and in preventing cataracts. Also used as a yellow-red food coloring.



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Riboflavin 5-Sodium Phosphate Technical Data Sheet
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