The effects of lighting conditions and food restriction paradigms on locomotor activity of common spiny mice, Acomys cahirinus

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Chabot Christopher C; Connolly Devin M; Waring Brenda B;
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press
  • Journal: Journal of Circadian Rhythms, volume 10, pages 6-6 (issn: 1740-3391, eissn: 1740-3391)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1740-3391-10-6, pmc: PMC3485179
  • Subject: Food anticipatory activity | Food entrainable oscillator | Aschoff’s rule | Constant light | (3-10) Circadian | (3-10) Circadian; Food entrainable oscillator; Food anticipatory activity; Constant light; Aschoff’s rule; Locomotor | Locomotor | Biology (General) | Research | QH301-705.5

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>An endogenous circadian clock controls locomotor activity in common spiny mice (Acomys cahirinus). However, little is known about the effects of constant light (LL) on this activity or about the existence of an additional food entrai... View more