Title

Transient, light-induced rhythmicity in mPer-deficient mice

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Neurobiology

Date

2-2007

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

Animals; Cell Cycle Proteins; Circadian Rhythm; *Light; Mice; Nuclear Proteins; Period Circadian Proteins; Transcription Factors

Disciplines

Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Abstract

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

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