clock gene


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clock gene

[′kläk ‚jēn]
(genetics)
Any of a number of genes that interact to determine the duration of development and lifespan.
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For two variants (single nucleotide polymorphisms, SNPs) of the CLOCK gene and how these are associated with migraine.
We have found that day-time administration of isoflurane caused statistically significant suppression of clock gene expression levels investigated time points in brain tissues (p<0.
When clocks are functioning, clock gene networks continue to cycle, even when the entraining signals are removed, potentially driving downstream metabolic and behavioral processes for considerable periods of time (Dunlap et al.
The relative expression level of each clock gene sample was calculated by the [2.
Sustained circadian rhythms in the retina were demonstrated in Muller glia cells which express canonical circadian clock genes [32].
According to the National Sleep Foundation, the human body consists of circadian clock genes, or simply known as an internal body clock, which regulates the way the body works each day.
Functional identification of the mouse circadian Clock gene by transgenic BAC rescue.
A recently discovered gene, the Clock gene, may play a role in the circadian rhythmicity of drug addiction.
As a group, those with a history of depression have a higher level of activity of the so-called clock gene, which has a role in regulating circadian rhythm, than do people with no mood disorders.
Epigenetic inactivation of the circadian clock gene BMALI in hematologic malignancies.
1739) investigated mechanisms by which AhR activation affects glucose metabolism by examining glucose tolerance, insulin resistance, expression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-[alpha] (PPAR-[alpha]) and genes affecting glucose metabolism or fatty acid oxidation, and clock gene rhythms in wild type (WT) and AhR-deficient [knockout (KO)] mice.