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Descriptor English: Vitamin A
Descriptor Spanish: Vitamina A
Descriptor Portuguese: Vitamina A
Descriptor French: Rétinol
Entry term(s): 11-cis-Retinol
3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraen-1-ol, (all-E)-Isomer
All Trans Retinol
All-Trans-Retinol
Aquasol A
Retinol
Vitamin A1
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.271.665.202.495.818
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249.700.860
D02.455.849.131.495.818
D02.455.849.291.925
D23.767.261.700.860
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014801
Scope note: Retinol and derivatives of retinol that play an essential role in metabolic functioning of the retina, the growth of and differentiation of epithelial tissue, the growth of bone, reproduction, and the immune response. Dietary vitamin A is derived from a variety of CAROTENOIDS found in plants. It is enriched in the liver, egg yolks, and the fat component of dairy products.
Annotation: /ther use: coordinate disease with /drug ther, not /diet ther
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: deficiency:Vitamin A Deficiency
poisoning:Hypervitaminosis A
Pharm Action: Vitamins
Registry Number: 11103-57-4
CAS Type 1 Name: Vitamin A
Online Note: use VITAMIN A to search RETINOL 1969-76
History Note: RETINOL was see under VITAMIN A 1971-76, was see VITAMIN A 1969-70
DeCS ID: 15202
Unique ID: D014801
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Vitamin A - Preferred
Concept UI M0022788
Scope note Retinol and derivatives of retinol that play an essential role in metabolic functioning of the retina, the growth of and differentiation of epithelial tissue, the growth of bone, reproduction, and the immune response. Dietary vitamin A is derived from a variety of CAROTENOIDS found in plants. It is enriched in the liver, egg yolks, and the fat component of dairy products.
Preferred term Vitamin A
Aquasol A - Narrower
Concept UI M0022790
Preferred term Aquasol A
Retinol - Narrower
Concept UI M0370269
Preferred term Retinol
Entry term(s) 3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraen-1-ol, (all-E)-Isomer
All Trans Retinol
All-Trans-Retinol
Vitamin A1
11-cis-Retinol - Narrower
Concept UI M0370290
Preferred term 11-cis-Retinol



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