Biochemistry of Vitamin A

1st Edition

Jagannath Ganguly

CRC Press
Published September 30, 1989
Reference - 240 Pages
ISBN 9780849368905 - CAT# 6890

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Summary

The main emphasis of this text is on the biochemistry, metabolism and systemic mode of action of vitamin A. The physiological, biochemical and nutritional aspects of naturally occurring retinoids are clearly addressed. Chapters review biogenesis, absorption, storage, transport, and metabolic transformations of vitamin A. Further discussion includes vision and bacteriorhodopsin, vitamin A deficiency and hypervitaminosis A, and the vitamin A in prevention and cure of cancer.

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