Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to retinoic acid or its derivatives

Etymologies

From retina + -oic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Magor's team said the duck's virus detector gene, called the retinoic acid inducible gene enables a duck's immune system to contain the virus, which typically spreads from ducks to chickens where it mutates and can evolve to be a human threat such as the H5N1 influenza virus.

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • The duck's virus detector gene, called retinoic acid inducible gene-I, or RIG-I, enables a duck's immune system to contain the virus, which typically spreads from ducks to chickens, where it mutates and can evolve to be a human threat like the H5N1 influenza virus.

    Analysis

  • The duck†™ s virus detector gene, called retinoic acid inducible gene-I, or RIG-I, enables a duck†™ s immune system to contain the virus, which typically spreads from ducks to chickens, where it mutates and can evolve to be a human threat like the H5N1 influenza virus.

    The Times of India

  • Once the fiber was in the assay tubes, the team found that a DNA regulatory protein called the retinoic acid receptor (RAR) could access its binding site on the DNA, even when the chromatin was in its most tightly wound state.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • When researchers added the hormone that stimulates RAR, called retinoic acid, a derivative of vitamin A, to the system, things started to change ..

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • Cambridge Research Institute examined breast cancer cells to determine the relationship between two receptors called retinoic acid-alpha and oestrogen receptor-alpha when cells are exposed to the hormone oestrogen.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • The research is published in Cambridge Research Institute examined breast cancer cells to determine the relationship between two receptors called retinoic acid-alpha and oestrogen receptor-alpha when cells are exposed to the hormone oestrogen.

    Cancer Research UK - RSS Feed

  • Over-the-counter retinol converts to the active form, called retinoic acid, at a lower concentration - but the benefits will start to show up after a few months if you stay with it.

    doggdot.us

  • "I became interested in vitamin A and the amazing things it does for us, and that led to a professor who introduced me to something called retinoic-acid and neuroblastoma.

    The Daily News - News

  • The angiogenic factor midkine is regulated by dexamethasone and retinoic acid during alveolarization and in alveolar epithelial cells.

    Recent Neonatal Research Publications

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