The physiological period length of the human circadian clock in vivo is directly proportional to period in human fibroblasts.
Pagani, L, Semenova, EA, Moriggi, E, Revell, VL, Hack, LM, Lockley, SW, Arendt, J, Skene, DJ, Meier, F and Izakovic, J (2010) The physiological period length of the human circadian clock in vivo is directly proportional to period in human fibroblasts. PLoS One, 5 (10). e13376 - ?. ISSN 1932-6203
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Diurnal behavior in humans is governed by the period length of a circadian clock in the suprachiasmatic nuclei of the brain hypothalamus. Nevertheless, the cell-intrinsic mechanism of this clock is present in most cells of the body. We have shown previously that for individuals of extreme chronotype ("larks" and "owls"), clock properties measured in human fibroblasts correlated with extreme diurnal behavior.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Circadian Clocks, Fibroblasts, Humans|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > Biochemistry and Physiology|
|Deposited By:||Symplectic Elements|
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2011 16:31|
|Last Modified:||24 Jan 2013 09:15|
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