The effects of riboflavin administration on iron metabolism parameters in a school-going population.

@article{Buzina1979TheEO,
  title={The effects of riboflavin administration on iron metabolism parameters in a school-going population.},
  author={Ratko Buzina and Mirna Ju{\vs}i{\'c} and Nada Milanovi{\'c} and Jorge Z Sapunar and Galen Hunt Doug Brubacher},
  journal={International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Vitamin- und Ernahrungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition},
  year={1979},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={136-43}
}
The effect of riboflavin administration on iron metabolism was studied in a group of riboflavin-deficient children with Erythrocyte Glutathione Reductase (EC 1.6.4.2) reactivation above 1.20. The results have shown that the administration of riboflavin has resulted in a decrease of serum iron as well as in transferrin saturation which was accompanied by an increase in blood hemoglobin in subjects with initially lower hemoglobin values (less than or equal to 13.5 g/100 ml). There was, however… CONTINUE READING