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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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For Circadian Rhythms, the Glucksman has partnered with APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre at UCC, where world-leading researchers are investigating how gut microbes can influence human circadian rhythms to impact obesity, metabolic disease and brain function.
Recruitment of immune cells during lung inflammation displays a circadian oscillation pattern.
These transcription factors also seem to influence circadian rhythms.
According to researchers, the body's circadian clock that organises bodily activities over a 24-hour period contributes to normal variations in blood pressure and heart function over the course of the day.
Panda, it's easy to identify problems with your circadian clock, and with some lifestyle modifications you can restore balance to your circadian rhythm and reap the long-term rewards in the form of better sleep, greater health, and reduced risk of disease.
Not only does this gene expression affect circadian rhythm, it also affects muscle function and metabolism: "Given that skeletal muscle is an essential tissue for energy metabolism homeostasis, it is not surprising that skeletal muscle circadian activity and metabolic processes are closely integrated." Chronic circadian disruptions are linked to altered lipid profiles and/or insulin resistance.
The researchers found that circadian phase and circadian misalignment impact glucose tolerance through different mechanisms.
This daily adjustment of body functions was named 'circadian rhythm', Circa' (about, around) and 'Diem' (Day).
Did you know that as one ages, their body's circadian rhythm changes, too?
The molecular circadian clocks in mammals and fruit flies represent two major lineages of animals: deuterostome chordates and protostome ecdysozoans, respectively.