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Vitamin A (Retinol) Summary

Description: Retinol and derivatives of retinol that play an essential role in metabolic functioning of the retina, the growth of and differentiation of epithelial tissue, the growth of bone, reproduction, and the immune response. Dietary vitamin A is derived from a variety of CAROTENOIDS found in plants. It is enriched in the liver, egg yolks, and the fat component of dairy products.

Also Known As: Retinol; Aquasol A; 11-cis-Retinol; 3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraen-1-ol, (all-E)-Isomer; All-Trans-Retinol Show All >>

Networked: 7006 relevant articles (345 outcomes, 1074 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Vitamin A is Relevant

  1. Vitamin A Deficiency : 34 outcomes 83 studies in 733 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 33 outcomes 120 studies in 735 results
  3. Measles : 26 outcomes 42 studies in 207 results
  4. Infection : 25 outcomes 61 studies in 411 results
  5. Malnutrition : 13 outcomes 16 studies in 173 results
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Drugs Related to Vitamin A

  1. beta Carotene (Betacarotene)
  2. Vitamin A (Retinol)
  3. Retinoids
  4. Zinc
  5. Iron
  6. Vitamins
  7. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)
  8. Carotenoids (Carotene)
  9. Carrier Proteins (Binding Protein)
  10. Micronutrients
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Therapies Related to Vitamin A

  1. Chemoprevention
  2. Oral Administration
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Radiotherapy
  5. Fat-Restricted Diet (Diet, Fat Restricted)
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