Circadian rhythms: An electric jolt to the clock
Department of Neurobiology; Emery Lab
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Neuroscience and Neurobiology
The animal circadian pacemaker is composed of two transcriptional feedback loops, which regulate electrical activity in circadian neurons. Surprisingly, a new study reports that electrical activity can reprogram circadian transcription, and identifies CREB proteins as candidates for this reprograming.
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Citation: Curr Biol. 2012 Oct 23;22(20):R876-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.08.003. Link to article on publisher's site
Emery, Patrick, "Circadian rhythms: An electric jolt to the clock" (2012). Neurobiology Publications and Presentations. 138.