retinoid


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retinoid

 [ret´ĭ-noid]
1. resembling the retina.
2. retinal, retinol, or any structurally similar natural derivative or synthetic compound, with or without vitamin A activity.

ret·i·noid

(ret'i-noyd),
1. Resembling a resin; resinous.
2. Resembling the retina.
3. In plural form, term used to describe the natural forms and synthetic analogues of retinol.

retinoid

/ret·i·noid/ (ret´ĭ-noid)
1. resembling the retina.
2. retinal, retinol, or any structurally similar natural derivative or synthetic compound, with or without vitamin A activity.

retinoid

(rĕt′n-oid′)
n.
Any of various natural or synthetic derivatives of vitamin A.

retinoid

[ret′inoid]
Etymology: L, rete, net; Gk, eidos, form
1 resembling the retina.
2 pertaining to any of a group of compounds whose molecules contain 20 carbon atoms structurally related to retinal, retinol, and other substances, some of which exhibit vitamin A activity. Retinoid analogs have been used in the prevention and treatment of various skin cancers and treatment of the digestive and respiratory tracts.
3 resinlike or having a resemblance to resin.

retinoid

noun
1. Vitamin A or a vitamin A-like compound.
2. Any of a class of drugs used to manage CA and other conditions–eg, hairy leukoplakia, molluscum contagiosum. See AIDS.

Retinoid

A synthetic vitamin A derivative used in the treatment of a variety of skin disorders.
Mentioned in: Rosacea

retinoid

1. resembling the retina.
2. any derivative of retinal.
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TABLE 1 Options for the treatment of mild, moderate, and severe acne Mild acne Moderate acne Severe acne Topical retinoid with Topical retinoid PLUS Oral antibiotic PLUS or without a topical a topical antimicrobial a topical retinoid antimicrobial and a topical antimicrobial Oral isotretinoin * * Pregnant women should not be treated with oral isotretinoin (FDA Category X) because of the risk of birth defects.
1% is the first in a class of drugs known as retinoids to be made obtainable OTC for the treatment of acne, and comprises the first new active ingredient for acne treatment for OTC use from the 1980s.
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Systemic isotretinoin, an oral retinoid, can be considered to be a 'wonder drug' that has revolutionised the treatment of acne vulgaris, massively improving outcomes in nodulocystic acne.
has announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") has issued a key patent related to its synthetic retinoid program.
s AMS Biotechnology on June 16 announced the availability of a stable synthetic retinoid that has been proven in independent testing to potently induce and reliably control stem cell differentiation.
Anti-ageing benefits from the use of retinoid compounds have spurred the development of numerous personal care products containing retinoid compounds or derivatives.
The aim of the therapy was to replace a defective gene, RPE65, which plays an essential role in the retinoid cycle.
Sometimes a course of antibiotics is needed and, in severe cases, retinoid creams may be prescribed but they can have nasty side effects.

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