ERIC Number: EJ382894
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
On the Trail of Vitamin A with a Distinguished Biochemist.
Scientist, v2 n14 p13 Jul 25 1988
Discusses the background and events which lead to a career devoted to plant biochemistry and the study of vitamin synthesis. Describes laboratory studies which demonstrated that, in mammals, vitamin A is formed from beta-carotene as it crosses the intestinal wall. (RT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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