- it is also required in appropriate amounts for membrane stability;
- excess or defeciency may lead to rupture of lysosomal membranes;
- Vit A participates in the biology of epithelium, and in excess it causes proliferation of basal cells and hyperkeratinization;
- causes increased intracranial pressure, vomiting, and lethargy
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Restoration of collagen formation in photodamaged human skin by tretinoin (retinoic acid)
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Supplemental vitamin A prevents the acute radiation-induced defect in wound healing.
Effects of chronic corticosteroids and vitamin A on the healing of intestinal anastomoses.
Supplemental vitamin A prevents the tumor-induced defect in wound healing.
Impaired wound healing in streptozotocin diabetes. Prevention by supplemental vitamin A.
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Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
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