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Retinoic Acid is a nutrient that that body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. All-trans retinoic acid is made in the body from vitamin A and helps cells to grow and develop, especially in the embryo. A form of all-trans retinoic acid made in the laboratory is put on the skin to treat conditions such as acne and is taken by mouth to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia (a fast-growing cancer in which there are too many immature blood-forming cells in the blood and bone marrow). All-trans retinoic acid is being studied in the prevention and treatment of other types of cancer. Also called ATRA, retinoic acid, tretinoin, and vitamin A acid.
Pediatric neuroblastoma patients have high risk of long-term psychological impairment

Pediatric neuroblastoma patients have high risk of long-term psychological impairment

New findings point to potential therapeutic avenues for leukemia

New findings point to potential therapeutic avenues for leukemia

Hippo pathway plays essential role in embryonic development of the mouse heart

Hippo pathway plays essential role in embryonic development of the mouse heart

Vitamin A-enriched cattle fodder is the key to protect against cow's milk allergy

Vitamin A-enriched cattle fodder is the key to protect against cow's milk allergy

Scientists discover role of two specific HOX genes in colon cancer development

Scientists discover role of two specific HOX genes in colon cancer development

UCLA scientists coax human stem cells to become sensory interneurons

UCLA scientists coax human stem cells to become sensory interneurons

Diabetes patients’ immune system can regulate insulin production

Diabetes patients’ immune system can regulate insulin production

Researchers discover new regulatory role for protein that links diet and disease

Researchers discover new regulatory role for protein that links diet and disease

UI scientists discover gene linked to fatal renal agenesis in children

UI scientists discover gene linked to fatal renal agenesis in children

Study offers potential new strategy for use of retinoids against some breast cancers

Study offers potential new strategy for use of retinoids against some breast cancers

Chicken models may shed light on how humans develop sensitive daytime vision

Chicken models may shed light on how humans develop sensitive daytime vision

Stowers scientists provide evidence of cross-talk between Nanog and Hox genes

Stowers scientists provide evidence of cross-talk between Nanog and Hox genes

Vitamin A deficiency leads to loss of blood stem cells

Vitamin A deficiency leads to loss of blood stem cells

Vitamin A combined with high-fat diet may lead to increased risk for obesity and diabetes

Vitamin A combined with high-fat diet may lead to increased risk for obesity and diabetes

New study shows how activation of innate immunity promotes tissue regeneration

New study shows how activation of innate immunity promotes tissue regeneration

IU study reveals new compounds with potential to boost enzyme that could protect against dementia

IU study reveals new compounds with potential to boost enzyme that could protect against dementia

SBP researchers identify new regulator of innate immune response to foreign invaders

SBP researchers identify new regulator of innate immune response to foreign invaders

Researchers evaluate use of regenerative human umbilical cord for in-utero spina bifida repair

Researchers evaluate use of regenerative human umbilical cord for in-utero spina bifida repair

Study shows retinoic acid could prevent postsurgical lymphedema

Study shows retinoic acid could prevent postsurgical lymphedema

Scientists make major advance in understanding how stem cells become specialized

Scientists make major advance in understanding how stem cells become specialized