Vitamin A: Current understanding of the mechanisms of action

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Abstract

Since vitamin A was identified as an essential fat-soluble nutrient in 1913, scientists have been challenged to elucidate the mechanisms by which it functions in diverse roles such as vision, growth, bone remodeling and tissue differentiation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-12
Number of pages7
JournalNutrition Today
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1991

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nutrition and Dietetics

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