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

@article{Ross2012VitaminAA,
  title={Vitamin A and retinoic acid in T cell-related immunity.},
  author={A Catharine Ross},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={96 5},
  pages={1166S-72S}
}
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