Retinoids: The Biochemical and Molecular Basis of Vitamin A and Retinoid Action by Heinz NauRetinoids: The Biochemical and Molecular Basis of Vitamin A and Retinoid Action by Heinz Nau

Retinoids: The Biochemical and Molecular Basis of Vitamin A and Retinoid Action

EditorHeinz Nau

Paperback | October 9, 2012

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This volume provides a state-of-the-art account of recent advances in the metabolism, actions and pharmacologic aspects of retinoid research and is the first comprehensive review in this rapidly moving research area. The chapters have a broad focus on the biologic uses and actions of retinoids and are written in a manner that will be useful both to readers with specialized research interests and those with only limited knowledge of this class of naturally occurring compounds and synthetic drugs Individual chapters deal with RAR and RXR specific agonists and antagonists, with retinoids in dermatology and oncology, with the physical properties of retinoids and how they affect retinoid actions, with retro-retinoic synthesis and functions, with the actions of retinoids in immunology and male reproduction.
Title:Retinoids: The Biochemical and Molecular Basis of Vitamin A and Retinoid ActionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:647 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.04 inPublished:October 9, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642636144

ISBN - 13:9783642636141

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Table of Contents

Section I: Metabolism, Pharmacokinetics and Action of Retinoids.- Section II: Binding Proteins and Nuclear Receptors.- Section III: Differentiation, Proliferation and Cancer.- Section IV: Development and Teratogenesis.- Section V: Skin.- Section VI: Special Effects.