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Vitamin A MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vitamin A
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.202.495.818
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249.700.860
D02.455.849.131.495.818
D02.455.849.291.925
D23.767.261.700.860
Unique ID
D014801
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014801
Annotation
/ther use: coordinate disease with /‌drug ther, not /‌diet ther
Scope Note
Retinol and derivatives of retinol that play an essential role in metabolic functioning of the retina, the growth of and differentiation of epithelial tissue, the growth of bone, reproduction, and the immune response. Dietary vitamin A is derived from a variety of CAROTENOIDS found in plants. It is enriched in the liver, egg yolks, and the fat component of dairy products.
Entry Term(s)
11-cis-Retinol
3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethyl-1-cyclohexen-1-yl)-2,4,6,8-nonatetraen-1-ol, (all-E)-Isomer
All-Trans-Retinol
Aquasol A
Retinol
Vitamin A1
Pharm Action
Vitamins
Registry Number
11103-57-4
Related Numbers
68-26-8
G2SH0XKK91
CAS Type 1 Name
Vitamin A
NLM Classification #
QU 167
Online Note
use VITAMIN A to search RETINOL 1969-76
History Note
RETINOL was see under VITAMIN A 1971-76, was see VITAMIN A 1969-70
Entry Combination
deficiency:Vitamin A Deficiency
poisoning:Hypervitaminosis A
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Vitamin A Preferred
Aquasol A Narrower
Retinol Narrower
11-cis-Retinol Narrower
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