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Vitamin A

Known as: retinol (vit A), vit a, Retinol 
Retinol and derivatives of retinol that play an essential role in metabolic functioning of the retina, the growth of and differentiation of… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
BACKGROUND Quantification of the disease burden caused by different risks informs prevention by providing an account of health… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Obesity is characterized by increased storage of fatty acids in an expanded adipose tissue mass and is closely associated with… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Vitamins are essential constituents of our diet that have long been known to influence the immune system. Vitamins A and D have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In innate immune responses, activation of Toll-like receptors (TLRs) triggers direct antimicrobial activity against intracellular… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In obesity and type 2 diabetes, expression of the GLUT4 glucose transporter is decreased selectively in adipocytes. Adipose… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Abstract Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) represent the new approach adopted by the Food and Nutrition Board to providing… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Lung cancer and cardiovascular disease are major causes of death in the United States. It has been proposed that… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Observational studies suggest that people who consume more fruits and vegetables containing beta carotene have… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Nutrition is one of the main regulators of circulating IGF-I. In humans, serum IGF-I concentrations are markedly lowered by… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND: The risk of recurrent neural-tube defects is decreased in women who take folic acid or multivitamins containing such… Expand