By Carolyn D. Berdanier
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In humans, hypervitaminosis A is characterized by increased intracranial pressure resulting in headaches, blurring of vision, and in young children, a bulging fontanel. Hair loss and skin lesions, anorexia, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, vague abdominal pain, and irritability are common symptoms. In experimental animals, excess vitamin A intake during gestation results in congenital malformations in the young. Because of the limitation in the conversion of β-carotene to retinol, vitamin A intoxication is less likely with large intakes of carotene; however, reports of yellowing of the skin of persons consuming large amounts of carrot juice have appeared.
A, the esterification of retinol results in a more lipophilic material readily soluble in the lipids of the cell. This, in turn, facilitates its movement into the cell and its metabolic function as well as its storage. Retinoic acid, like retinal and retinol, is rapidly absorbed by the mucosal cells. However, it is also rapidly excreted (rather than stored, as are the other vitamin forms) in the urine; thus, this form is not as useful as the alcohol or aldehyde forms as a dietary ingredient. In food, all-trans retinol is usually esterified to long-chain fatty acids.
Vitamin D Deficiency I. Hypervitaminosis D J. Recommended Dietary Allowances © 1998 by CRC Press LLC III. Vitamin E A. Overview B. Structure and Nomenclature C. International Units and Methods of Analysis D. Chemical and Physical Properties E. Sources F. Metabolism 1. Absorption and Transport 2. Intracellular Transport and Storage 3. Catabolism and Excretion 4. Function G. Hypervitaminosis E H. Deficiency I. Recommended Dietary Allowance IV. Vitamin K A. Overview B. Structure and Nomenclature C.
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