Circadian Clocks: Unexpected Biochemical Cogs

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Mori, Tetsuya ; Mchaourab, Hassane ; Johnson, Carl Hirschie (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Current Biology, volume 25, issue 19, pages R842-R844 (issn: 0960-9822)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.026, pmc: PMC4697453
  • Subject: Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all) | Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all) | Article
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A circadian oscillation can be reconstituted in vitro from three proteins that cycles with a period of ~24 h. Two recent studies provide surprising biochemical answers to why this remarkable oscillator has such a long time constant and how it can switch effortlessly bet... View more
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