Special Issue "Vitamin A and Carotenoids"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2013).
Interests: mechanisms of maternal-fetal transfer of vitamin A and carotenoids; control of prostate epithelium proliferation by vitamin A signaling
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