all-trans-retinoic acid
all-trans-retinoic acid n tretinoin

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  • all-trans retinoic acid — ATRA. A form of vitamin A that is made by the body and can also be made in the laboratory. It is used to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia, usually together with other drugs, and to treat acne. It is being studied in the treatment and prevention …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • all-trans retinoic acid — noun An alternative name for tretinoin …   Wiktionary

  • Retinoic acid receptor gamma — Retinoic acid receptor, gamma PDB rendering based on 1dsz …   Wikipedia

  • Retinoic acid syndrome — (RAS) is a potentially life threatening complication seen in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML) who are treated with all trans retinoic acid (ATRA) (also known as tretinoin).The syndrome is characterized by dyspnea, fever, weight… …   Wikipedia

  • Retinoic acid — For all trans retinoic acid as a drug, see Tretinoin. For 9 cis retinoic acid as a drug, see Alitretinoin. For 13 cis retinoic acid as a drug, see Isotretinoin. All trans retinoic acid …   Wikipedia

  • Retinoic acid receptor — protein Name = retinoic acid receptor alpha caption = width = HGNCid = 9864 Symbol = RARA AltSymbols = EntrezGene = 5914 OMIM = 180240 RefSeq = NM 000964 UniProt = P10276 PDB = ECnumber = Chromosome = 17 Arm = q Band = 12 LocusSupplementaryData …   Wikipedia

  • retinoic acid — Vitamin A1 acid; retinal in which the terminal –CHO has been oxidized to a –COOH; used topically in the treatment of acne; plays an important role in growth and differentiation. SYN: vitamin A1 acid. 13 cis r. the retinoid most used in the U.S.… …   Medical dictionary

  • All-trans-Retinsäure — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Tretinoin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • retinoic acid — noun A derivative of vitamin A, used in the treatment of acne; it is essential for bone and tissue development. Syn: vitamin A acid See Also: all trans ret …   Wiktionary

  • retinoic acid — A form of vitamin A that is made by the body, and can also be made in the laboratory. It is used to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia, usually together with other drugs, and to treat acne. It is being studied in the treatment and prevention of… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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