Vitamin A supplementation for different periods alters oxidative parameters in lungs of rats.

@article{Pasquali2009VitaminAS,
  title={Vitamin A supplementation for different periods alters oxidative parameters in lungs of rats.},
  author={Matheus Augusto de Bittencourt Pasquali and Daniel Pens Gelain and Marcos Roberto de Oliveira and Guilherme Ant{\^o}nio Behr and Leonardo Lisb{\^o}a da Motta and Ricardo Fagundes da Rocha and F{\'a}bio Klamt and Jos{\'e} Cl{\'a}udio Fonseca Moreira},
  journal={Journal of medicinal food},
  year={2009},
  volume={12 6},
  pages={1375-80}
}
Lungs require an adequate supply of vitamin A (retinol) for normal embryonic development, postnatal maturation, and maintenance and repair during adult life. However, recent intervention studies revealed that supplementation with retinoids resulted in higher incidence of lung cancer, although the mechanisms underlying this effect are still unknown. Here, we… CONTINUE READING