Further Reading

Ahuja HS, Szanto A, Nagy L, and Davies PJ (2003) The retinoid X receptor and its ligands: Versatile regulators of metabolic function, cell differentiation and cell death. Journal of Biological Regulatory and Homeostatic Agents 17: 29-45.

Aranda A and Pascual A (2001) Nuclear hormone receptors and gene expression. Physiological Reviews 81: 1269-1304.

Blomhoff R, Green MH, Green JB, Berg T, and Norum KR (1991) Vitamin A metabolism: New perspectives on absorption, transport, and storage. Physiological Reviews 71: 951-990.

Harrison EH (1998) Lipases and carboxyesterases: Possible roles in the hepatic metabolism of retinol. Annual Reviews ofNutri-tion 18: 259-276.

Maden M (2001) Role of retinoic acid in embryonic and post-embryonic development. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 59: 65-73.

Mark M, Ghyselinck NB, Wendling O et al. (1999) A genetic dissection of the retinoid signaling pathway in the mouse. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 58: 609-613.

Napoli JL (2000) Retinoic acid: Its biosynthesis and metabolism. Progress in Nucleic Acids Research 63: 139-188.

Newcomer ME (1995) Retinoid-binding proteins: Structural determinants important for function. FASEB Journal 9: 229-239.

Olson JA (1994) Needs and sources of carotenoids and vitamin A. Nutrition Reviews 52: S67-S73.

Saari JC (2000) Biochemistry of visual pigment regeneration: The Friedenwald lecture. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 41: 337-348.

Stephensen CB (2001) Vitamin A, infection, and immune function. Annual Reviews of Nutrition 21: 167-192.

Sun SY and Lotan R (2002) Retinoids and their receptors in cancer development and chemoprevention. Critical Reviews in Oncology and Hematology 41: 41-55.

Wolf G (1984) Multiple functions of vitamin A. Physiological Reviews 64: 873-937.

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