Coordinating the circadian clock: Molecular pair controls time-keeping and fat metabolism


Coordinating the circadian clock: Molecular pair controls time-keeping and fat metabolism

The 24-hour internal clock controls many aspects of human behavior and physiology, including sleep, blood pressure, and metabolism. Disruption in circadian rhythms leads to increased incidence of many diseases, including metabolic disease and cancer. Each cell of the body has its own internal timing mechanism, which is controlled by proteins that keep one another in check.

 

Coordinating the circadian clock: Molecular pair controls time-keeping and fat metabolism.

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3 responses to “Coordinating the circadian clock: Molecular pair controls time-keeping and fat metabolism”

  1. Alex Jones says :

    Are these “stress hormones” on your diagram natural events, or produced by modern living?

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