The Ecology of Humans (46-2-2) Vitamin B2


Vitamin B2 (C17H20N4O6; aka riboflavin) is an easily absorbed colored micronutrient required for many cellular processes. B2 plays a key role in metabolism. Riboflavin is best known for the orange color it imparts to B-complex vitamin capsules. Riboflavin is found in leafy vegetables, legumes, mushrooms, and almonds.