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Vitamin A

Edited by Leila Queiroz Zepka

Universidade Federal de Santa Maria


Eduardo Jacob-Lopes

Federal University of Santa Maria

Veridiana Vera De Rosso

Federal University of São Paulo

This book is the most up-to-date research on vitamin A. It is designed for scientists and researchers to deepen their knowledge in this critical knowledge field, and it is a solid resource that brings together multidisciplinary research, development and innovation for a varied analysis of vitamin A.

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Vitamin AEdited by Leila Queiroz Zepka

Published: May 15th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77808

ISBN: 978-1-78923-946-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-945-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-654-5

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

6134 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: A Global Perspective on Vitamin A

By Tatiele Casagrande do Nascimento, Eduardo Jacob-Lopes, Veridiana Vera de Rosso and Leila Queiroz Zepka


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2. Vitamin A in Health and Disease

By Mohd Fairulnizal Md Noh, Rathi Devi Nair Gunasegavan and Suraiami Mustar


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3. The Role of Vitamin A-Storing Cells (Stellate Cells) in Inflammation and Tumorigenesis

By Isao Okayasu, Mutsunori Fujiwara and Tsutomu Yoshida


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4. Retinoic Acid in Ocular Growth Regulation

By Jody A. Summers


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5. From Neglected and Underutilized Crops to Powerful Sources of Vitamin A: Three Case Studies of Mozambican Cultivated Tacca leontopetaloides, Cowpea, and Cassava

By Virgílio G. Uarrota, Angela de Fatima Moreira de Bairros, Diego Gindri, Lucieli Santini Leolato, Gisiane Camargo de Andrade, Daniele Nerling, Deivid Stefen, Mhanuel Arijama, Emílio Henriques Razão and Miguel Rocha


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6. Golden Rice: To Combat Vitamin A Deficiency for Public Health

By Adrian Dubock


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