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The Science of Biological Time Structure

Edited by Pavol Svorc

Pavol Josef Safarik University

The regular alternation of light and dark affects not only human biological systems, but also the social organization of behavior. The effect of such light modes is manifested in periodic changes in physiological functions and biological rhythms exhibited at every level of life. The book discusses some of the specificities of the circadian rhythms in living organisms and mentions aspects of the control of circadian rhythms as well as experimental and clinical cases that are closely related to circadian disruption. This book can evoke interest in many researchers who want to use this information for the advancement of their research towards a better understanding of the biological time structure.

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ChronobiologyThe Science of Biological Time StructureEdited by Pavol Svorc

Published: December 18th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73428

ISBN: 978-1-78984-901-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-900-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-277-9

Copyright year: 2019

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4540 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Chronobiology - The Science of Biological Time Structure

By Pavol Švorc


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2. Chronobiology and Its General Perspectives

By Mohammad Rayees Dar and Abdul Roof Rather


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3. Light-Dependent Regulation of Circadian Clocks in Vertebrates

By Izawa Junko, Yoshimi Okamoto-Uchida, Akari Nishimura and Jun Hirayama


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4. Circadian Rhythm of Blood Pressure in Children and Adolescents

By Anastasiia Ledyaeva, Sergey Klauchek and Mikhail Ledyaev


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5. Circadian Rhythms of the Autonomic Nervous System: Scientific Implication and Practical Implementation

By Marc N. Jarczok, Harald Guendel, Jennifer J. McGrath and Elisabeth M. Balint


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6. Integration of Chronobiological Concepts for NSCLC Management

By Christian Focan, Anne-Catherine Davin, Maryam Bourhaba and Marie-Pascale Graas


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