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Chapter 25

Retinoic Acid in Development

Evidence indicates that vitamin A and its active derivatives (retinoids) are critical throughout mammalian development. Retinoids exert biological effects on cell differentiation, proliferation, and morphogenesis by binding to their cognate receptors, the retinoic acid receptors (RARs) and retinoid ...
Print publication date: 30 Aug 2012
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-550-6