Photic and non-photic modulation of the mammalian circadian clock

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Oosterhout, Floortje Francisca Theodora Odilia van;
  • Publisher: Faculty of Medicine / Leiden university Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden University
  • Subject: Non-photic modulation | Circadian | Photic | Circadian clock | Ultraviolet light
    mesheuropmc: genetic structures | sense organs

Throughout the animal kingdom, species have evolved an internal time-keeping system, referred to as a 'biological clock'. This internal clock allows anticipation to profound, but largely predictable, environmental day-night changes on earth. The biological clock drives ... View more
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