Overview

  • Product name

    Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Vitamin and coenzyme
  • Description

    Vitamin and coenzyme
  • Biological description

    Vitamin and coenzyme. Converted into Flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD). Essential for variety of cellular functions, growth and development. Photosensitizing agent. Active in vivo and in vitro.
  • Purity

    > 99%
  • CAS Number

    83-88-5
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    7,8-Dimethyl-10-[(2S,3S,4R)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxypentyl]benzo[g]pteridine-2,4-dione
  • Molecular weight

    376.36
  • Molecular formula

    C17H20N4O6
  • PubChem identifier

    493570
  • Storage instructions

    Store at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in water, ethanol and DMSO
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CC1=CC2=C(C=C1C)N(C3=NC(=O)NC(=O)C3=N2)CC(C(C(CO)O)O)O
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Barile M  et al. Biosynthesis of flavin cofactors in man: implications in health and disease. Curr Pharm Des 19:2649-75 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23116402) »
  • Kumar CK  et al. Mechanism and regulation of riboflavin uptake by human renal proximal tubule epithelial cell line HK-2. Am J Physiol 274:F104-10 (1998). Read more (PubMed: 9458829) »
  • Feder S  et al. In vivo kinetics of intestinal absorption of riboflavin in rats. J Nutr 121:72-9 (1991). Read more (PubMed: 1992060) »

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