Interactions Between Retinoic Acid and Protein Kinase C in Induction of Melanoma Differentiation

  • Richard M. Niles
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 375)


Vitamin A is a molecule that plays an indispensable role in many biological processes. Wolbach and Howe1 were the first to describe the effect of vitamin A deficiency on the proliferation and differentiation of epithelial cells. In spite of the crucial role of this vitamin, we still do not know the exact mechanism by which it performs its biological function.


Retinoic Acid Retinoic Acid Receptor Retinoic Acid Treatment Retinoic Acid Induction Soft Agarose 
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  • Richard M. Niles
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  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMarshall University School of MedicineHuntingtonUSA

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