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Circadian Rhythm

Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms

Circadian clocks are endogenous and temperature-compensating timekeepers that provide temporal organization of biological processes in living organisms. Circadian rhythms allow living organisms to adapt to the daily light cycles associated with Earth's rotation and to anticipate and prepare for precise and regular environmental changes. This book discusses the fundamental advances of how the circadian clock regulates critical biological functions as well as the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm in living organisms. It also provides new insights into and sheds new light on the current research trends and future research directions related to circadian rhythm. This book provokes interest in many readers, researchers and scientists, who can find this information useful for the advancement of their research works towards a better understanding of circadian rhythm regulatory mechanisms.

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Circadian RhythmCellular and Molecular MechanismsEdited by Mohamed A. El-Esawi

Published: July 4th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71707

ISBN: 978-1-78923-339-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-338-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-601-8

Copyright year: 2018

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7699 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

7 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Circadian Rhythms and Their Molecular Mechanisms

By Mohamed A. El-Esawi


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2. Circadian Rhythm and Chronobiology

By Hülya Çakmur


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3. Circadian Clock Gene Expression and Drug/Toxicant Interactions as Novel Targets of Chronopharmacology and Chronotoxicology

By Jie Liu, Huan Li, Shangfu Xu, Yunyan Xu and Chang Liu


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4. Quantification of Irregular Rhythms in Chronobiology: A Time- Series Perspective

By Ruben Fossion, Ana Leonor Rivera, Juan C. Toledo-Roy and Maia Angelova


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5. Jet Lag

By Olivier Le Bon


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6. Features of Circadian Rhythms in Patients with Cerebrovascular Diseases

By Elena Kostenko and Liudmila Petrova


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7. Chronobiology of Acid-Base Balance under General Anesthesia in Rat Model

By Pavol Svorc


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8. Sudden Death Circadian Rhythm in Chagasic Patients Compared to Non-Chagasic Patients

By Juan Marques, Iván Mendoza and Claudia Suarez


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