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Retinoids: Mode of Action as Inhibitors of Human Carcinogenesis (1989)

Title:

Retinoids: Mode of Action as Inhibitors of Human Carcinogenesis

Key words:

retinoic acid

Research Institution:

University of Hawaii

Location:

Hawaii

Researcher:

John S Bertram

Project Description:

Dr. Bertram studied how retinoic acid, a form of vitamin A, acts to prevent skin cancer. He examined vitamin A-treated human skin to determine if increased communication between cells might inhibit conversion of normal to malignant cells.

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