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Vitamin A – Antiviral Effects

Posted April 27, 2017

Vitamin A and retinoids in antiviral responses.

Ross, A. C., and C. B. Stephensen. “Vitamin A and Retinoids in Antiviral Responses.” [In eng]. FASEB J 10, no. 9 (Jul 1996): 979-85.

Effects of retinoic acid (vitamin A) on tumor necrosis factor cytolytic action.

Hughes, T. K., and E. Fulep. “Effects of Retinoic Acid (Vitamin A) on Tumor Necrosis Factor Cytolytic Action.” [In eng]. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 206, no. 1 (Jan 05 1995): 223-9.

Nutrients and HIV: Part 2 – Vitamins A and E, zinc, B-vitamins, and magnesium.

Patrick, L. “Nutrients and Hiv: Part Two–Vitamins A and E, Zinc, B-Vitamins, and Magnesium.” [In eng]. Altern Med Rev 5, no. 1 (Feb 2000): 39-51.

Disease manifestations of canine distemper virus infection in ferrets are modulated by vitamin A status.

Rodeheffer, C., V. von Messling, S. Milot, F. Lepine, A. R. Manges, and B. J. Ward. “Disease Manifestations of Canine Distemper Virus Infection in Ferrets Are Modulated by Vitamin A Status.” [In eng]. J Nutr 137, no. 8 (Aug 2007): 1916-22.

Influence of vitamin A status on the antiviral immunity of children with hand, foot and mouth disease.

Chen, S., Y. Yang, X. Yan, J. Chen, H. Yu, and W. Wang. “Influence of Vitamin A Status on the Antiviral Immunity of Children with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.” [In eng]. Clin Nutr 31, no. 4 (Aug 2012): 543-8.

Retinol supplements antiviral action of interferon in patients with chronic hepatitis C: A prospective pilot study.

Kohge, N., S. Sato, S. Hamamoto, S. Akagi, Y. Uchida, T. Miyake, T. Mishiro, et al. “Retinol Supplements Antiviral Action of Interferon in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C: A Prospective Pilot Study.” [In eng]. J Clin Biochem Nutr 46, no. 1 (Jan 2010): 36-42.

Safety aspects of vitamin A administration.

Chytil, F. “Safety Aspects of Vitamin A Administration.” [In eng]. Eur J Clin Nutr 50 Suppl 3 (Jul 1996): S21-3.

Maternal and umbilical cord serum vitamin A, E levels and mother-to-child transmission in the non-supplemented vitamin A, E HIV-1 infected parturients with short-course zidovudine therapy.

Wiratchai, A., W. Phuapradit, R. Sunthornkachit, A. Chaovavanich, P. Tantanathip, and O. Puchaiwatananon. “Maternal and Umbilical Cord Serum Vitamin A, E Levels and Mother-to-Child Transmission in the Non-Supplemented Vitamin A, E Hiv-1 Infected Parturients with Short-Course Zidovudine Therapy.” [In eng]. J Med Assoc Thai 82, no. 9 (Sep 1999): 885-90.

Rubella vaccine-induced cellular immunity: Evidence of associations with polymorphisms in the Toll-like, vitamin A and D receptors, and innate immune response genes.

Ovsyannikova, I. G., N. Dhiman, I. H. Haralambieva, R. A. Vierkant, M. M. O’Byrne, R. M. Jacobson, and G. A. Poland. “Rubella Vaccine-Induced Cellular Immunity: Evidence of Associations with Polymorphisms in the Toll-Like, Vitamin A and D Receptors, and Innate Immune Response Genes.” [In eng]. Hum Genet 127, no. 2 (Feb 2010): 207-21.

Polymorphisms in the Vitamin A Receptor and Innate Immunity Genes Influence the Antibody Response to Rubella Vaccination.

Ovsyannikova, I. G., I. H. Haralambieva, N. Dhiman, M. M. O’Byrne, V. S. Pankratz, R. M. Jacobson, and G. A. Poland. “Polymorphisms in the Vitamin A Receptor and Innate Immunity Genes Influence the Antibody Response to Rubella Vaccination.” [In eng]. J Infect Dis 201, no. 2 (Jan 15 2010): 207-13.

Rubella vaccine-induced cellular immunity: evidence of associations with polymorphisms in the Toll-like, vitamin A and D receptors, and innate immune response genes.

Ovsyannikova, I. G., N. Dhiman, I. H. Haralambieva, R. A. Vierkant, M. M. O’Byrne, R. M. Jacobson, and G. A. Poland. “Rubella Vaccine-Induced Cellular Immunity: Evidence of Associations with Polymorphisms in the Toll-Like, Vitamin A and D Receptors, and Innate Immune Response Genes.” [In eng]. Hum Genet 127, no. 2 (Feb 2010): 207-21.

Markers of innate immune function are associated with vitamin A stores in men.

Ahmad, S. M., M. J. Haskell, R. Raqib, and C. B. Stephensen. “Markers of Innate Immune Function Are Associated with Vitamin A Stores in Men.” [In eng]. J Nutr 139, no. 2 (Feb 2009): 377-85.

Effect of vitamin A and C overdoses on formation of influenza HAI antibodies in the mouse.

Babes, V. T., M. Militaru, and R. Lenkei. “Effect of Vitamin A and C Overdoses on Formation of Influenza Hai Antibodies in the Mouse.” [In eng]. Virologie 27, no. 1 (Jan-Mar 1976): 63-4.

High-level dietary vitamin A enhances T-helper type 2 cytokine production and secretory immunoglobulin A response to influenza A virus infection in BALB/c mice.

Cui, D., Z. Moldoveanu, and C. B. Stephensen. “High-Level Dietary Vitamin A Enhances T-Helper Type 2 Cytokine Production and Secretory Immunoglobulin a Response to Influenza a Virus Infection in Balb/C Mice.” [In eng]. J Nutr 130, no. 5 (May 2000): 1132-9.

Antipyretic and antiviral action of vitamin A in Moloney sarcoma virus- and poxvirus inoculated mice.

Seifter, E., G. Rettura, J. Padawer, A. A. Demetriou, and S. Levenson. “Antipyretic and Antiviral Action of Vitamin A in Moloney Sarcoma Virus- and Poxvirus-Inoculated Mice.” [In eng]. J Natl Cancer Inst 57, no. 2 (Aug 1976): 355-9.

Short-term effects of large-dose vitamin A supplementation on viral load and immune response in HIV-infected women.

Humphrey, J. H., T. Quinn, D. Fine, H. Lederman, S. Yamini-Roodsari, L. S. Wu, S. Moeller, and A. J. Ruff. “Short-Term Effects of Large-Dose Vitamin A Supplementation on Viral Load and Immune Response in Hiv-Infected Women.” [In eng]. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr Hum Retrovirol 20, no. 1 (Jan 01 1999): 44-51.

The value of serum retinol-binding protein 4 levels for determining disease severity in patients with chronic liver disease.

Kwon, J. H., S. T. Park, G. D. Kim, C. R. You, J. D. Kim, H. Y. Woo, J. W. Jang, et al. “[the Value of Serum Retinol-Binding Protein 4 Levels for Determining Disease Severity in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease].” [In kor]. Korean J Hepatol 15, no. 1 (Mar 2009): 59-69.

Vitamin A palmitate and aciclovir biodegradable microspheres for intraocular sustained release.

Martinez-Sancho, C., R. Herrero-Vanrell, and S. Negro. “Vitamin A Palmitate and Aciclovir Biodegradable Microspheres for Intraocular Sustained Release.” [In eng]. Int J Pharm 326, no. 1-2 (Dec 01 2006): 100-6.

Markers of innate immune function are associated with vitamin A stores in men.

Ahmad, S. M., M. J. Haskell, R. Raqib, and C. B. Stephensen. “Markers of Innate Immune Function Are Associated with Vitamin A Stores in Men.” [In eng]. J Nutr 139, no. 2 (Feb 2009): 377-85.

Eradication of Hepatitis C Virus Subgenomic Replicon by Interferon Results in Aberrant Retinol-Related Protein Expression.

Koike, K., A. Takaki, N. Kato, M. Ouchida, H. Kanzaki, T. Yasunaka, H. Shiraha, Y. Miyake, and K. Yamamoto. “Eradication of Hepatitis C Virus Subgenomic Replicon by Interferon Results in Aberrant Retinol-Related Protein Expression.” [In eng]. Acta Med Okayama 66, no. 6 (2012): 461-8.

High-dose vitamin A supplementation administered with vaccinations after 6 months of age: Sex-differential adverse reactions and morbidity.

Fisker, A. B., C. Bale, M. J. Jorgensen, I. Balde, L. Hornshoj, B. M. Bibby, P. Aaby, and C. S. Benn. “High-Dose Vitamin A Supplementation Administered with Vaccinations after 6 Months of Age: Sex-Differential Adverse Reactions and Morbidity.” [In eng]. Vaccine 31, no. 31 (Jun 28 2013): 3191-8.

Patients achieving clearance of HCV with interferon therapy recover from decreased Retinol-binding protein 4 levels.

Iwasa, M., N. Hara, H. Miyachi, H. Tanaka, M. Takeo, N. Fujita, Y. Kobayashi, et al. “Patients Achieving Clearance of Hcv with Interferon Therapy Recover from Decreased Retinol-Binding Protein 4 Levels.” [In eng]. J Viral Hepat 16, no. 10 (Oct 2009): 716-23.

Effects of vitamins, including vitamin A, on HIV/AIDS patients.

Mehta, S., and W. Fawzi. “Effects of Vitamins, Including Vitamin A, on Hiv/Aids Patients.” [In eng]. Vitam Horm 75 (2007): 355-83.