Molecular mass: 286.452 g/mol PubChem compound: 445354
Vitamin A plays an important role in the visual process. It is isomerised to the 11-cis isomer and subsequently bound to the opsin to form the photoreceptor for vision under subdued light. Vitamin A also participates in the formation and maintenance of the integrity of epithelial tissues and mucous membranes.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Vitamin A is an active ingredient of these brands:
Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.
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