Endocr Connect 2017 Jul 18. Epub 2017 Jul 18.
J Corcuff, Nuclear Medicine, University hospital of Bordeaux, Pessac, 33604, France
Vitamin A (retinol) is a micronutrient critical for cell proliferation and differentiation. In adults, vitamin A and metabolites such as retinoic acid (RA) play major roles in vision, immune and brain functions, and tissue remodelling and metabolism. This review presents the physiological interactions of retinoids and endocrine tissues and hormonal systems. Read More