Special Issue "Vitamin A and Carotenoids"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2013)
Dr. Loredana Quadro
Department of Food Science, Rutgers University, 65 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
Phone: +1 848-9325491
Fax: +1 732-9326776
Interests: mechanisms of maternal-fetal transfer of vitamin A and carotenoids; control of prostate epithelium proliferation by vitamin A signaling
Dr. William S. Blaner
Department of Medicine, Columbia University, 650 W. 168th St., New York, NY 10032, USA
Phone: +1 212 305 5429
Fax: +1 212 305 2801
Interests: retinoid (vitamin A and its metabolites) metabolism and actions
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- pro-vitamin A and non-provitamin A carotenoids
- uptake, transport and metabolism in adult and developing tissues
- mechanisms of action
- health effects
- metabolism and function of carotenoids in plants