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Circadian Clocks and Their Adjustment

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: CIBA Foundation Symposium Volume: 183

Edited By: Jim Waterhouse

337 pages, Figs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #47179 | ISBN: 0471943053
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Organisms from unicellular algae to humans display biological rhythms reflecting their ability at the molecular level to track time (Circadian clocks). This volume of proceedings presents papers discussing recent advances in the study of biological clocks, which are increasingly seen in coherent rather than variable terms.


Partial table of contents: The Genetic Basis of the Circadian Clock: Identification of frq and FRQ as Clock Components in Neurospora (J. Dunlap, et al.). The Effects of Temperature Change on the Circadian Clock of Neurospora (L. Rensing, et al.). Circadian Pacemakers in Vertebrates (M. Ralph & M. Hurd). Organization of the Mammalian Circadian System (R. Moore). A Non-Photic Gateway to the Circadian Clock of Hamsters (N. Mrosovsky). Immediate-Early Genes and the Neuronal Bases of Photic and Non-Photic Entrainment (M. Hastings, et al.). Interaction Between the Circadian Clocks of Mother and Fetus (S. Reppert). The Effect of Light on the Human Circadian Pacemaker (C. Czeisler). Indexes.

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