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Vitamin B2 Deficiency

  1. Richard S Rivlin

Published Online: 29 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003278



How to Cite

Rivlin, R. S. 2003. Vitamin B2 Deficiency. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2003


The consequences of vitamin B2 deficiency can be far reaching. In humans it can lead to weakness and fatigue and can influence drug and lipid metabolism.


  • riboflavin;
  • flavin coenzymes;
  • FMN;
  • FAD;
  • glutathione