Vitamin A study - Vitamin A Retinol-animal origin o o o...

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Vitamin A Retinol-animal origin o Usually as retinyl palmitate o RetinOL<->retinal o Retinal->retinoic acid Preformed retinol-liver, egg, yolk, fish, etc. Retinoic acid, formed by the oxidation of retinAL, is the most predominant form for vitamin A. Retinol Oxidation o RetinOL can be oxidized REVERSIBLY to retinAL Retinol and retinal have the same biological properties Retinol-bone growth and vision Retinal-vision; critical role Retinal oxidation o Retinal can be oxidized IRREVERSIBLY to retinoic acid Retinoic acid, formed from the oxidation of retinal, is active in growth ONLY. Retinoic acid o Intracellular messenger that affects transcription of number of genes.
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