Vitamin A Metabolism: An Update

@article{DAmbrosio2011VitaminAM,
  title={Vitamin A Metabolism: An Update},
  author={Diana N. D’Ambrosio and R. Clugston and W. Blaner},
  journal={Nutrients},
  year={2011},
  volume={3},
  pages={63 - 103}
}
  • Diana N. D’Ambrosio, R. Clugston, W. Blaner
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nutrients
  • Retinoids are required for maintaining many essential physiological processes in the body, including normal growth and development, normal vision, a healthy immune system, normal reproduction, and healthy skin and barrier functions. In excess of 500 genes are thought to be regulated by retinoic acid. 11-cis-retinal serves as the visual chromophore in vision. The body must acquire retinoid from the diet in order to maintain these essential physiological processes. Retinoid metabolism is complex… CONTINUE READING

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