Protein regulates vitamin A metabolic pathways, prevents inflammation

Authors: Made Airanthi, K. W-A, Palczewski, G., Dale, K., Knauss, E.A., Kelly, M.E.   Golczak, M.,  . Levine,  A. D., &  von Lintig, J. 

Source: Case Western Reserve University. "Protein regulates vitamin A metabolic pathways, prevents inflammation." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171023131929.htm (accessed October 23, 2017).

A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered how uncontrolled vitamin A metabolism in the gut can cause harmful inflammation. The discovery links diet to inflammatory diseases, like Crohn’s disease and inflammatory bowel syndromes, and could inform nutritional interventions.

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