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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2016, Article ID 7393620, 22 pages
Review Article

Meeting the Vitamin A Requirement: The Efficacy and Importance of β-Carotene in Animal Species

Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA

Received 20 May 2016; Accepted 29 August 2016

Academic Editor: A. Kate Shoveller

Copyright © 2016 Alice S. Green and Andrea J. Fascetti. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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