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is vitamin A a free radical acceptor? in BRS pathology it says yes, but other sources says it is not!!
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is vitamin A a free radical acceptor? in BRS pathology it says yes, but other sources says it is not!!
what i found out with searching that beta carotene that is the precursor of vit A is an antioxidant with dietary dose especially when taken with vit E while vit A itself has no antioxidant effect .
also they found that beta carotene with large dose it may have role in lung cancer in smokers & people subjected to asbestos.

wish that helps
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thanx a lot...so i think BRS got this info wrong!
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i think so as what i found all say vit A is not but maybe they made this mistake as beta carotene is the precursor of vit A
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