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circadian

of or relating to biological processes that occur regularly at about 24-hour intervals, even in the absence of periodicity in the environment
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This is the first study to show that caffeine, the mostly widely used psychoactive drug in the world, has an influence on the human circadian clock," said Wright.
The human eye's responsiveness to these short wavelengths is what causes the sensitivity of circadian rhythms to daylight (Figueiro et al.
Living to our circadian times boosts health; when we do not live to these times we have increased health risks.
In other words, they lose their circadian rhythm, promoting aging.
Conclusion: The effect of isoflurane on the circadian clock is time-dependent, and administered isoflurane anaesthesia at night had minimal effect on clock gene expression.
The findings provide insight into how the biological clock is regulated and could lead to the development of new therapies for individuals with an altered circadian rhythm, including night shift workers and those suffering from jet lag.
The workers have a great task of adjusting their body functions to the night shift causing a conflict between their body's circadian rhythm and timings of work.
Disrupting just the amplitude--or strength--component of the circadian cycle, Evans adds, was enough to alter hormone levels, including those that wake us up in the morning.
The main function of the circadian system is to keep us in sync with the 24-hour-day cycle.
With evidence that responses to DNA damage are regulated by the circadian clock in mice (Kang et al.
This report provides comprehensive information on the current therapeutic developmental pipeline of Circadian Technologies Limited's, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Fortunately, even as research continues to reveal more nuances, it is not difficult for lighting designers and allied professionals to gain a foundational understanding of basic circadian lighting design principles.