RNAi of the circadian clock gene period disrupts the circadian rhythm but not the circatidal rhythm in the mangrove cricket.

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Takekata, Hiroki; Matsuura, Yu; Goto, Shin G; Satoh, Aya; Numata, Hideharu;
  • Publisher: Royal Society
  • Journal: Biology letters,volume 8,issue 4,pages488-491 (issn: 1744-9561)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3391462, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0079
  • Subject: Apteronemobius asahinai | Animal Behaviour | circatidal clock

The clock mechanism for circatidal rhythm has long been controversial, and its molecular basis is completely unknown. The mangrove cricket, Apteronemobius asahinai, shows two rhythms simultaneously in its locomotor activity: a circatidal rhythm producing active and inac... View more
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