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William S. Blaner: successful researchers ought to be exceptionally motivated towards generating new knowledge

Authors: Brad Li

Abstract

Over the century, our understanding of retinoids has been evolving and there remains a lot of unanswered questions to their significance in human body. Retinoids, in fact, are a class of chemical compounds that are vitamers of vitamin A or are chemically related to it. They are commonly used in medicine that works to regulate epithelial cell growth. Retinoids have been found to play essential roles in vision, energy metabolism, immune function, growth of bone tissue, treatment of skin lesions, and even maintenance of the normal endocrine activities of pancreas.