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Vitamin A
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Definition of Vitamin A
Retinol or any of several related fat-soluble compounds having similar biological activity. Vitamin A binds to and activates retinoid receptors (RARs), thereby inducing cell differentiation and apoptosis of some cancer cell types and inhibiting carcinogenesis. Vitamin A plays an essential role in many physiologic processes, including proper functioning of the retina, growth and differentiation of target tissues, proper functioning of the reproductive organs, and modulation of immune function. (NCI04)

Vitamin A is from the group

Fat-Soluble Vitamin

Other Names for Vitamin A

Vitamin A Compound
3,7-Dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraen-1-ol
A 313
Anti-Infective Vitamin
Anti-Infective vitamin
Antixerophthalmic Vitamin
Antixerophthalmic vitamin
Aquasol A
Arovit
Avibon
Avitol
Axerol
Axerophthol
Axerophtholum
Biosterol
Biovit-A
Del-VI-A
Del-Vi-A
Ido A 50
Idrurto A
Lard Factor
Lard-Factor
Ledovit A
Micelle A
Mulsal A Megadosis
Oleovitamin A
Ophthalamin
Pedi-Vit-A
Retinol, all trans-
Rinocusi Vitaminico
Vitamin A
Vitamin A Alcohol
Vitamin A USP
Vitamin A1
Vitaminoftalmina
Vitaminum A
Vogan
all-trans-Retinol
vitamin A

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