Vitamin A Deficiency

Vitamin A Deficiency

by Kevin Ahern, PhD, Georgina Cornwall, PhD
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Nutritinal deficiency with fat soluble vitamins is a major risk factor for many health hazards.

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin responsible for many functions related to vision, epithelialization, cellular maturation and differentiation. Deficiency of vitamin A leads to GI problems, night blindness, immune disorders.

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  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:22 h
  • Quiz questions 8
  • Articles 1

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Your Educators of course Vitamin A Deficiency

 Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern, PhD

Kevin Ahern received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Oklahoma State University, and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Oregon State University. Currently working as professor of biochemistry and biophysics at Oregon State University, he loves to write poetry and song lyrics. His previous works include “A Limerick a Day For a Year” and “Merry Metabolic and Miscellanic Melodies”. He is also a co-author of the popular biochemistry textbooks, “Biochemistry Free and Easy”.
 Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Dr. Georgina Cornwall has taught a broad array of Biology courses at different U.S. universities, currently at the Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Dr. Cornwall is an active promoter of hybrid teaching formats like online and interactive courses. Thus, she uses modern technology to engage her students in the diverse disciplines of biology – from Microbiology to Genetics.

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it is really so good l like it so much
By nabaa m. on 11. September 2017 for Vitamin A: Introduction

It is really so good thing to take more information and I like so much the way of the explain for the teacher thank you so much for this helping for students

 
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By Seshagiribabu Y. on 27. June 2017 for Vitamin A: Color Detection, Visual Cycle and Retinoic Acid Function

thank you very much, nice lecture, sounds great, well presented