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Dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D.
Calcium and vitamin D are two essential nutrients long known for their role in bone health. Over the last ten years, the public has heard conflicting messages about other benefits of theseExpand
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The 2011 report on dietary reference intakes for calcium and vitamin D.
  • A. Ross
  • Medicine
  • Public health nutrition
  • 1 May 2011
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Cytochrome P450s in the regulation of cellular retinoic acid metabolism.
The active metabolite of vitamin A, retinoic acid (RA), is a powerful regulator of gene transcription. RA is also a therapeutic drug. The oxidative metabolism of RA by certain members of theExpand
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Beta-carotene is an important vitamin A source for humans.
Experts in the field of carotenoids met at the Hohenheim consensus conference in July 2009 to elucidate the current status of β-carotene research and to summarize the current knowledge with respectExpand
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Retinoid production and catabolism: role of diet in regulating retinol esterification and retinoic Acid oxidation.
  • A. Ross
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • The Journal of nutrition
  • 2003
Retinoic acid (RA), a transcriptionally active metabolite of vitamin A (retinol), activates two families of nuclear retinoid receptors that have the potential to regulate the expression of a largeExpand
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Effects of acute inflammation on plasma retinol, retinol-binding protein, and its mRNA in the liver and kidneys of vitamin A-sufficient rats.
The acute inflammatory response to tissue injury and infection is associated with low concentrations of plasma retinol and its specific transport proteins, retinol-binding protein (RBP) andExpand
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Regulation of hepatic retinol metabolism: perspectives from studies on vitamin A status.
Liver vitamin A (retinol) is obtained from several sources and is subject to multiple fates. Lecithin:retinol acyltransferase (LRAT), a microsomal enzyme present in liver and several otherExpand
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A low molar ratio of retinol binding protein to transthyretin indicates vitamin A deficiency during inflammation: studies in rats and a posterior analysis of vitamin A-supplemented children with
To assess whether the molar ratio of retinol-binding protein (RBP) to transthyretin (TTR) is of utility in detecting vitamin A (VA) deficiency during inflammation, we analyzed data from a rat modelExpand
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Liver-specific cytochrome P450 CYP2C22 is a direct target of retinoic acid and a retinoic acid-metabolizing enzyme in rat liver
Several cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes catalyze the C4-hydroxylation of retinoic acid (RA), a potent inducer of cell differentiation and an agent in the treatment of several diseases. Here, we haveExpand
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