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What does c-RA stand for?

c-RA stands for 13-cis-retinoic acid

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The commonly used cancer drug 13-cis-retinoic acid (also used to treat severe acne) prevents hippocampus cells from dividing, according to a 2004 study led by J.
The patents describe methods of using 13-Cis-Retinoic Acid to treat three different medical conditions: 1) benign prostatic hyperplasia and other benign prostate conditions; 2) plantar and palmar fibrosis (Dupuytren's contracture); and 3) musculoskeletal and connective tissue inflammations including osteoarthritis and associated articular and periarticular inflammations, and non-articular Rheumatism.
This chapter is dense and goes into detail on the interactions of retinoids with the cell signalling pathways, the actions on growth factors and cytokines (including interferons whose successful action in the chemoprevention of head and neck carcinoma along with 13-cis-retinoic acid has been investigated).