Vitamin and provitamin A levels in epithelial cancers: a preliminary study.

@article{Ramaswamy1990VitaminAP,
  title={Vitamin and provitamin A levels in epithelial cancers: a preliminary study.},
  author={Pandila Ramaswamy and Lakshmi Krishnamoorthy and V. Ramachandra Rao and M. Krishna Bhargava},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={1990},
  volume={14 3-4},
  pages={273-6}
}
A major physiological role of retinoids is the regulation of epithelial and epidermal cell differentiation. A total of 285 patients with clinically and histopathologically confirmed diagnosis of various carcinomas (untreated) were selected for the study. The control values of serum beta-carotene and vitamin A levels were established from 50 subjects free of… CONTINUE READING