Retinoid treatment of skin diseases

  title={Retinoid treatment of skin diseases},
  author={Lisa Beckenbach and Jens M Baron and Hans Friedrich Merk and Harald L{\"o}ffler and Philipp M. Amann},
  journal={European Journal of Dermatology},
Retinoids (vitamin A and its metabolites) are potent natural regulators of cellular activities, including cell growth and differentiation, and they mediate many essential regulatory functions, especially in the skin. Biologically active retinoids exert their effects by binding to nuclear retinoic acid receptors and retinoid-X-receptors. The group of pharmacologically used retinoids include naturally occurring and chemically synthesised vitamin A derivatives. Due to their influence on… 

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