The Role of Retinoids in the Adult Nervous System and their Therapeutic Potential

Author(s): V. B. Christie, T. B. Marder, A. Whiting, S. A. Przyborski

Journal Name: Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry

Volume 8 , Issue 6 , 2008

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The mode of action of retinoids in relation to their activity in the adult central nervous system and the potential of synthetic retinoid analogues is reviewed. Investigation into the activity of such molecules will further our understanding of the retinoid pathway during nervous system development and in various neurological disease states.

Keywords: Vitamin A, retinoids, adult nervous system, development, neurological disorder, synthetic retinoid, therapeutics

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Year: 2008
Page: [601 - 608]
Pages: 8
DOI: 10.2174/138955708784534391
Price: $65

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