Vitamin A and retinoic acid in T cell-related immunity.

  title={Vitamin A and retinoic acid in T cell-related immunity.},
  author={A Catharine Ross},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={96 5},
Interest in vitamin A as a regulator of immune function goes back to the early 1900s. Recently, several lines of evidence have converged to show that retinoic acid (RA), a major oxidative metabolite of vitamin A, plays a key role in the differentiation of T cell subsets, the migration of T cells into tissues, and the proper development of T cell-dependent… CONTINUE READING