First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. In the early days of the serial, the subjects of vitamins and hormones were quite distinct. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology, and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists, and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.


Endocrinologists, biochemists, researchers, professors, and graduate students studying the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors

Table of Contents

RXR: From Partnership to Leadership in Metabolic Regulations The Intersection between the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AhR) and Retinoic Acid Signaling Pathways Role of Retinoic Acid in the Differentiation of Embryonal Carcinoma and Embryonic Stem Cells Metabolism of retinol during mammalian placental and embryonic development Conversion of Beta-Carotene to Retinal Pigment Vitamin A-storing Cells (Stellate Cells) Use of Model – Based Compartmental Analysis to Study Vitamin A Kinetics and Metabolism Vitamin A Supplementation and Retinoic Acid Treatment in the Regulation of Antibody Responses in vivo Physiological Role of Retinyl Palmitate in the Skin Retinoic Acid and the Heart Tocotrienols in Cardioprotection Cytodifferentiation by Retinoids, a Novel Therapeutic Option in Oncology: Rational Combinations with other Therapeutic Agents Effects of Vitamins, Including Vitamin A, on HIV/AIDS Patients Vitamin A and Emphysema


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