Chronobiology: Biological Timing in Health and Disease


This special volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on chronobiology.

Key features:

• Contributions from leading authorities
• Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

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This special volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on chronobiology.

Key features:

• Contributions from leading authorities
• Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

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PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist-for whom the numerous references will be invaluable-but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."—BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123969712
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 8/28/2013
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. The Suprachiasmatic Nucleus and the Circadian Timing System
    Robert Y. Moore
  2. Epigenetic Control and the Circadian Clock
    Kristin Eckel-Mahan and Paolo Sassone-Corsi
  3. Diversity of Human Clock Genotypes and Consequences
    Luoying Zhang, Louis J. Ptácek, and Ying-Hui Fu
  4. Peripheral Circadian Oscillators: Time and Food
    Ruud Buijs, Roberto Salgado, Elizabeth Sabath, and Carolina Escobar
  5. Circadian Clocks, Food Intake and Metabolism
    Etienne Challet
  6. Control of Sleep and Wakefulness in Health and Disease
    Jamie M. Zeitzer
  7. Circadian Rhythms, Sleep Deprivation and Human Performance
    Namni Goel, Mathias Basner, Hengyi Rao, and David F. Dinges
  8. Timing, Sleep, and Respiration in Health and Disease
    Gordon F. Buchanan
  9. The Circadian Clock in Cancer Development and Therapy
    Loning Fu and Nicole M. Kettner
  10. Health Consequences of Circadian Disruption in Humans and Animal Models
    Jennifer A. Evans and Alec J. Davidson
  11. Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disruption in Social Jetlag and Mental Illness
    Russell G. Foster, Stuart N. Peirson, Katharina Wulff, Eva Winnebeck, Céline Vetter, and Till Roenneberg
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