Results 1 - 10 of 114 for Retinol OR vitamin AND a
  1. Ataxia with vitamin E deficiency is a disorder that impairs the body's ability to use vitamin E obtained from the diet. Vitamin E is an antioxidant, which means ...
  2. Vitamin D-dependent rickets is a disorder of bone development that leads to softening and weakening of the bones (rickets). There are several forms of the condition ...
  3. ... instructions for making an enzyme called 11-cis retinol dehydrogenase 5, which is necessary for normal vision, ... back of the eye (the fundus).11-cis retinol dehydrogenase 5 is involved in a multi-step ...
  4. ... gene provides instructions for making a protein called vitamin D receptor (VDR), which allows the body to respond to vitamin D. This vitamin can be acquired from foods ...
  5. The VKORC1 gene provides instructions for making a vitamin K epoxide reductase enzyme. The VKORC1 enzyme is ... Specifically, the VKORC1 enzyme converts one form of vitamin K into a different form of vitamin K ...
  6. ... This enzyme helps control the amount of active vitamin D available in the body. When active, vitamin D is involved in maintaining the proper balance ... normal formation of bones and teeth. One of vitamin D's major roles is to control the ...
  7. ... is a condition caused by low levels of vitamin B12 (also known as cobalamin). The primary feature ... proteins play a role in the uptake of vitamin B12 from food. Vitamin B12, which cannot be ...
  8. ... develops from a shortage (deficiency) of the B-vitamin folate (also called vitamin B9) in the brain. Affected children have normal ... where it attaches (binds) to folate, allowing the vitamin to be brought into the cell. Folate receptor ...
  9. ... in the body, a process that can involve vitamin D. When turned on (active), this vitamin stimulates the absorption of both phosphate and calcium from the intestines into the bloodstream. Vitamin D can be acquired from foods in the ...
  10. ... and brain. This protein controls the distribution of vitamin E obtained from the diet (also called α-tocopherol) to cells and tissues throughout the body. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects cells in ...
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