Vitamin A Deficiency – Top USMLE Diseases

Vitamin A Deficiency – Top USMLE Diseases

by Kevin Ahern, PhD, Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Nutritional deficiency of fat soluble vitamins can lead to serious consequences.

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, and immune disorders.

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Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:22 h
  • Quiz questions 16
  • Articles 1


Your Educators of course Vitamin A Deficiency – Top USMLE Diseases

 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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vitamin a
By shahryar p. on 17. June 2020 for Vitamin A: Steps in Light Detection

rate of speech is good and i understanded the subject he explains it very simple

great lecture
By Lan W. on 27. October 2019 for Vitamin A: Steps in Light Detection

appreciate very the mechanism described in this lecture. Very informative and easy to understand

awesome lecture
By Saurav R. on 16. May 2018 for Vitamin A: Steps in Light Detection

really helpful i never found this data in any of my textbooks

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By nabaa m. on 11. September 2017 for Vitamin A: Introduction

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