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Chapter 5

The Chemistry of Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an essential micronutrient involved in the regulation of various physiological functions such as vision, gene expression, maintenance of the immune system (it is also known as anti-infective vitamin), embryonic development, and red blood cell production (Bennasir et al 2010).

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Print publication date
30 Aug 2012
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-550-6