Vitamins A and E: metabolism, roles and transfer to offspring.

  title={Vitamins A and E: metabolism, roles and transfer to offspring.},
  author={Cathy Debier and Y. Larondelle},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={93 2},
Vitamins A and E are essential, naturally occurring, fat-soluble nutrients that are involved in several important biological processes such as immunity, protection against tissue damage, reproduction, growth and development. They are extremely important during the early stages of life and must be transferred adequately to the young during gestation and lactation. The present article presents an overview of their biological functions, metabolism and dynamics of transfer to offspring in mammals… CONTINUE READING

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