Circadian clock

Neanderthal ancestors may have been early risers

Substantial genetic differences in the circadian systems of Neanderthals and modern humans.

Advancements in understanding circadian rhythms: Latest research

Unveiling the mechanisms of circadian clock timing with cryptochrome-timeless structure.

Study uncovers fruit fly circadian clock mechanisms

Regulating the sleep-wake cycle.

Understanding the internal mechanism of biological clocks

Findings create a new model for investigating diseases related to circadian rhythm disruptions.

Disrupted circadian clock poses a greater risk of retinal degeneration

A study of old flies offers new insight into retinal degeneration.

Bees can tell time by temperature

The circadian clocks of bees can be altered by another surprising factor: temperature cycles inside the hive.

Cellular clocks can be synchronized without the intervention of external signals

Understanding cellular clock synchronization.

How the circadian clock regulates liver genes in time and space?

A first comprehensive study of how genes in the liver perform their metabolic functions in both space and time of day.

Circadian rhythms drive beta cell regeneration

Scientists identified the essential role of circadian clocks in the regeneration of insulin-producing cells.

Biological clocks impact immune response efficiency

Study shows a role for circadian clocks in controlling the magnitude of the response of T cells to antigen presentation by dendritic cells.

How our biological clocks are locked in sync

Scientists from EPFL's Institute of Bioengineering have discovered that our circadian clock and our cell-cycle are in fact, synchronized.

Circadian clock sets the rhythm for our cells’ powerhouses, study

Cell energy metabolism additionally takes the beat of the circadian clock. A University of Basel study has now demonstrated precisely how this functions by...

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