Chronobiology: Biological Timing in Health and Disease, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123972809
  • ISBN-13: 9780123972804
  • DDC: 612.022
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This special volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on chronobiology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction to Biological Timing in Health and Disease.
1: The Suprachiasmatic Nucleus and the Circadian Timing System.
2: Epigenetic Regulation of the Molecular Clockwork.
3: Diversity of Human Clock Genotypes and Consequences.
4: Peripheral Circadian Oscillators: Time and Food.
5: Circadian Clocks, Food Intake, and Metabolism.
6: Control of Sleep and Wakefulness in Health and Disease.
7: Circadian Rhythms, Sleep Deprivation, and Human Performance.
8: Timing, Sleep, and Respiration in Health and Disease.
9: The Circadian Clock in Cancer Development and Therapy.
10: Health Consequences of Circadian Disruption in Humans and Animal Models.
11: Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disruption in Social Jetlag and Mental Illness.
Color Plate.