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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.
Joe's health began to improve when he was put forward for a clinical trial run by the Northern Institute for Cancer Research at Newcastle University which investigated the treatment of neuroblastoma with the drug 13-cis-retinoic acid, which plays a key role in preventing the cancer from returning following surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
From the 1980s it was found that treating acne orally with 13-cis-retinoic acid (isotretinoin) during certain stages of pregnancy was dangerous, potentially causing cleft palate, heart defects, a disordered central nervous system and missing ears.