Retinoid Receptors

Batya B. Davidovici*, Yalçin Tüzün, Ronni Wolf

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

"Retinoid" refers to the naturally occurring compounds with vitamin A activity and to synthetic analogues of retinol. Retinoids are key regulators of differentiation, proliferation, and inflammation. Their successful use in the treatment of various skin diseases and neoplasias has revolutionized the practice of dermatology as well as oncology. This article focuses on the retinoid receptors to elucidate our understanding of their complex biologic activity that is reflected in their therapeutic clinical effects as well as in their adverse reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)525-530
Number of pages6
JournalDermatologic Clinics
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2007
Externally publishedYes

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