Modeling the emergence of circadian rhythms in a clock neuron network.

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Diambra, Luis Aníbal; Malta, Coraci P.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 7, issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033912, pmc: PMC3313962
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Biología | Cellular Types | Research Article | Biology | Molecular Cell Biology | Medicine | Computational Neuroscience | Cellular Structures | Q | R | Ciencias Exactas | Proteins | Biochemistry | Physics | Science | Interdisciplinary Physics

Circadian rhythms in pacemaker cells persist for weeks in constant darkness, while in other types of cells the molecular oscillations that underlie circadian rhythms damp rapidly under the same conditions. Although much progress has been made in understanding the bioche... View more