Suprachiasmatic Nucleus: The Mind's Clock / Edition 1

Suprachiasmatic Nucleus: The Mind's Clock / Edition 1

by Donald F. Klein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195062507

ISBN-13: 9780195062502

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Based on a conference funded by the National Institutes of Health, this timely book is the most up-to-date and definitive reference on the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), the part of the brain that controls circadian rhythms in mammals. These biological rhythms range from daily fluctuations in metabolism to seasonal and annual cycles. This book comprehensive and…  See more details below

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Based on a conference funded by the National Institutes of Health, this timely book is the most up-to-date and definitive reference on the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), the part of the brain that controls circadian rhythms in mammals. These biological rhythms range from daily fluctuations in metabolism to seasonal and annual cycles. This book comprehensive and incisive review of the SCN covers anatomy and physiology, intrinsic SCN rhythms, circadian rhythms, neuropharmacology, transplants, and development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195062502
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Historical Perspective

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