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Vitamin A and Retinoids: An Update of Biological Aspects and Clinical Applications [electronic resource]

  • Livrea, Maria A. editor.
  • 2000
Vitamin A and Retinoids: An Update of Biological Aspects and Clinical Applications [electronic resource]
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Vitamin A and Retinoids: An Update of Biological Aspects and Clinical Applications[electronic resource] / edited by Maria A. Livrea.
  • Author
    Livrea, Maria A., editor.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    XI, 300 p. : online resource.
  • Total State.
    MCBU Molecular and Cell Biology Updates
  • Contents Note
    Factors affecting blood levels of vitamin A -- Enzymology and biogenesis of retinoic acid -- Requirements and safety of vitamin A in humans -- Current views on carotenoids: biology, epidemiology and trials -- The role of vitamin A in visual transduction -- The role and evolutionary development of retinoic-acid signalling in the eye -- Vitamin A, retinoids and immune responses -- Vitamin A and infectious diseases -- Retinoid metabolism in the embryo -- Physiologically-based pharmacokinetic scaling in retinoid developmental toxicity -- Retinoic acid receptors in normal and neoplastic haematopoietic cells -- Modulation of nuclear vitamin D signalling by retinoids -- Pharmacology and molecular mechanisms of retinoid action in skin -- Synthetic retinoids and their usefulness in biology and medicine -- Proposed role of gap junctional communication in retinoid-induced suppression of proliferation and inhibition of neoplastic transformation -- Effects of all-trans retinoic acid and 13-cis retinoic acid on breast cancer cell lines -- Retinoids and interferons: combination studies in human cancer -- Treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia with all-trans retinoic acid -- Bioactivities of N-(4-hydroxyphenyl) retinamide -- Therapeutic uses of retinoids in skin diseases -- Retinoid treatment of photoaged skin -- Therapeutic uses of retinoic acid receptor antagonists and inverse agonists.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Pharmacology.
    Medicinal chemistry.
    Biochemistry.
    Biomedicine.
    Pharmacology/Toxicology.
    Biochemistry, general.
    Medicinal Chemistry.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9783034895743
  • ISBN
    9783034884549
  • Language
    English