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An important regulator of GENE EXPRESSION during growth and development, and in NEOPLASMS. Tretinoin, also known as retinoic acid and derived from maternal VITAMIN A, is essential for normal GROWTH; and EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT. An excess of tretinoin can be teratogenic. It is used in the treatment of PSORIASIS; ACNE VULGARIS; and several other SKIN DISEASES. It has also been approved for use in promyelocytic leukemia (LEUKEMIA, PROMYELOCYTIC, ACUTE).

Year introduced: 1980(1975)

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Tree Number(s): D02.455.326.271.665.202.495.818.500, D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249.700.860.500, D02.455.849.131.495.818.800, D02.455.849.291.925.500, D23.767.261.700.780

MeSH Unique ID: D014212

Registry Number: 5688UTC01R

Entry Terms:

  • all-trans-Retinoic Acid
  • Acid, all-trans-Retinoic
  • all trans Retinoic Acid
  • Retinoic Acid
  • Acid, Retinoic
  • trans-Retinoic Acid
  • Acid, trans-Retinoic
  • trans Retinoic Acid
  • Vitamin A Acid
  • Acid, Vitamin A
  • beta-all-trans-Retinoic Acid
  • Acid, beta-all-trans-Retinoic
  • beta all trans Retinoic Acid
  • Retin-A
  • Retin A
  • Vesanoid
  • Tretinoin Sodium Salt
  • Salt, Tretinoin Sodium
  • Sodium Salt, Tretinoin
  • Tretinoin Potassium Salt
  • Potassium Salt, Tretinoin
  • Salt, Tretinoin Potassium
  • Tretinoin Zinc Salt
  • Salt, Tretinoin Zinc
  • Zinc Salt, Tretinoin

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