vitamin B2

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vitamin B2 Riboflavin, a water-soluble vitamin, which is a component of two coenzymes in the oxidation-reduction processes that are important to body metabolism. Vitamin B2 is found primarily in liver and yeast, and it is easily destroyed by cooking. Deficiency of vitamin B2 causes inflammation of the lining of the mouth and skin. The daily adult requirement is 1.5 milligrams.