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Mark M, Ghyselinck NB, Wendling O et al. (1999) A genetic dissection of the retinoid signaling pathway in the mouse. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 58: 609-613.

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Stephensen CB (2001) Vitamin A, infection, and immune function. Annual Reviews of Nutrition 21: 167-192.

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