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

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

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.
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Efficacy and safety of oral alitretinoin (9-cis retinoic acid) in patients with severe chronic hand eczema refractory to topical corticosteroids: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial.
CYP26 inhibitors are expected to raise endogenous levels of both all-trans and 9-cis retinoic acid in cells expressing the enzyme and thereby activate both RAR and RXR nuclear receptor pathways in a cell- and tissue-specific fashion.
Patients were randomized to receive 3 months of either 100 mg/day of 9-cis retinoic acid (9-cis RA), 1 mg/kg per day of 13-cis retinoic acid (13-cis RA) plus 1200 IU of [alpha]-tocopherol, or placebo.