retinoid

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ret·in·oid

 (rĕt′n-oid′)
n.
Any of various natural or synthetic derivatives of vitamin A.

retinoid

(ˈrɛtɪˌnɔɪd)
n
a derivative of vitamin A
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retinoid

n retinoide m
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Scientists had previously determined that Vitamin A derivatives such as retinal and the retinoic acids are involved in physiological functions in the human body.
Bexarotene prevented or slowed tumour growth in mice prone to lung cancer without severe skin irritations that have limited the use of other vitamin A derivatives in cancer therapies concluded researchers.
Isaacs and his colleagues at the New York State Institute for Basic Research on Staten Island infected cultures of cells with a herpesvirus, then measured how rapidly the virus colonized untreated cultures and cultures treated with beta-carotene, retinoic acids, or one of several other vitamin A derivatives in breast milk.