Transient, light-induced rhythmicity in mPer-deficient mice
Department of Neurobiology
Medical Subject Headings
Animals; Cell Cycle Proteins; Circadian Rhythm; *Light; Mice; Nuclear Proteins; Period Circadian Proteins; Transcription Factors
Neuroscience and Neurobiology
As another assay of light responsiveness, in the present study, mPer mutant mice were maintained in DD (constant darkness) until they became arrhythmic, and then they were exposed to a single 3-h light pulse by activating the lights to the housing compartment, followed by DD.
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Citation: J Biol Rhythms. 2007 Feb;22(1):85-8. Link to article on publisher's site