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Chapter 29

Vitamin A and Immune Function

The biological activities of vitamin A in promoting growth and sustaining vision were described nearly a century ago (Wolf 2001)(Table 29.1). Within a few years vitamin A was additionally termed the “anti-infective vitamin” because deficient animals were found to develop symptomatic infections of mu...
Print publication date: 30 Aug 2012
Copyright year: 2012
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-368-7
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-550-6