Effects of All-Trans Retinoic Acid on Th1- and Th2-Related Chemokines Production in Monocytes

@article{Tsai2008EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of All-Trans Retinoic Acid on Th1- and Th2-Related Chemokines Production in Monocytes},
  author={Yu-Chien Tsai and Hui-Wen Chang and T T Chang and Min-Sheng Lee and Yu-Te Chu and Chih-Hsing Hung},
  journal={Inflammation},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={428-433}
}
Low vitamin C and reduced alpha-carotene intake are associated with increased asthma risk in children. In addition, mean serum vitamin A concentrations are significantly lower in asthmatic children than in controls. All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) is a derivative of vitamin A. Macrophage-derived chemokine (MDC) is a T helper cell-type 2 (Th2)-related… CONTINUE READING