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The Neurobiology of Circadian Timing

Leading authors review the state-of-the-art in their field of investigation, and provide their views and perspectives for future research
Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
All chapters include comprehensive background information and are written in a clear form that is also accessible to the non-specialist

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Included in series
Progress in Brain Research

Hardbound, 512 Pages

Published: August 2012

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-0-444-59427-3


  • "Neurological scientists and other researchers from a wide range of biomedical specialties review current research into the neurological dimensions of animals' sense of time."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013


    1. How Rod, Cone and Melanopsin Photoreceptors Come Together to Enlighten the Mammalian Circadian Clock
    2. Robert J Lucas, Gurprit S Lall, Annette E Allen and Timothy M Brown

    3. Melanopsin Phototransduction: Slowly Emerging from the Dark
    4. Steven Hughes, Mark W. Hankins, Russell G. Foster and Stuart N. Peirson

    5. Circadian Clocks: Lessons From Fish
    6. M. Laura Idda, Cristiano Bertolucci, Daniela Vallone, Yoav Gothilf, Francisco Javier Sánchez-Vázquez and Nicholas S. Foulkes

    7. Two Clocks in the Brain - An Update of the Morning and Evening Oscillator Model in Drosophila
    8. Taishi Yoshii, Dirk Rieger and Charlotte Helfrich-Förster

    9. Circadian System from Conception Till Adulthood
    10. Alena Sumova, Martin Sladek, Lenka Polidarova, Marta Novakova and Pavel Houdek

    11. When does it start Ticking? Ontogenetic Development of the Mammalian Circadian System
    12. Elmar Christ, Horst-Werner Korf and Charlotte von Gall

    13. The Circadian Output Signals from the Suprachiasmatic Nuclei
    14. Jia-Da Li, Wang-Ping Hu and Qun-Yong Zhou

    15. Suprachiasmatic Nucleus: Cellular Clocks and Networks
    16. Sato Honma, Daisuke Ono, Yohko Suzuki, Natsuko Inagaki, Tomoko Yoshikawa, Wataru Nakamura and Ken-ichi Honma

    17. Dynamic Neuronal Network Organization of the Circadian Clock, and Possible Deterioration in Disease
    18. Johanna H. Meijer, Christopher S. Colwell, Jos H.T. Rohling, Thijs Houben and Stephan Michel

    19. Interaction of Central and Peripheral Clocks in Physiological Regulation
    20. Johanna L. Barclay, Anthony H. Tsang and Henrik Oster

    21. Circadian Rhythms in White Adipose Tissue
    22. R. van der Spek, F. Kreier, E. Fliers and A. Kalsbeek

    23. Circadian Modulation of Sleep in Rodents
    24. Roman Yasenkov and Tom Deboer

    25. Local Aspects of Sleep: Observations from Intracerebral Recordings in Humans
    26. Lino Nobili, Luigi De Gennaro, Paola Proserpio, Fabio Moroni, Simone Sarasso, Andrea Pigorini, Fabrizio De Carli and Michele Ferrara

    27. The Circadian Clock Component PERIOD2: From Molecular to Cerebral Functions
    28. Jürgen A. Ripperger and Urs Albrecht

    29. Generation of Mouse Mutants as Tools in Dissecting the Molecular Clock
    30. Sneha N. Anand, Jessica K. Edwards and Patrick M. Nolan

    31. In Search of a Temporal Niche: Social Interactions
    32. Alexandra Castillo-Ruiz, Matthew J. Paul and William J. Schwartz

    33. In Search of a Temporal Niche: Environmental Factors
    34. Roelof A. Hut, Noga Kronfeld-Schor, Vincent Van der Vinne and Horacio De la Iglesia

    35. Feedback Actions of Locomotor Activity to The Circadian Clock
    36. Alun T.L. Hughes and Hugh D. Piggins

    37. The Impact of The Circadian Timing System on Cardiovascular and Metabolic Function
    38. Christopher J. Morris, Jessica N. Yang and Frank A.J.L. Scheer

    39. Nutrition and The Circadian Timing System
    40. D.J. Stenvers, C.F. Jonkers, E. Fliers, P.H.L.T. Bisschop and A. Kalsbeek

    41. Managing Neurobehavioral Capability when Social Expediency Trumps Biological Imperatives
    42. Andrea M. Spaeth, Namni Goel and David F. Dinges

    43. Noisy and Individual, but Doable: Shift-Work Research in Humans
    44. Thomas Kantermann, Sophie M.T. Wehrens, Melissa A. Ulhôa, Claudia Moreno and Debra J. Skene

    45. The Evolutionary Physiology of Photoperiodism in Vertebrates
    46. David Hazlerigg

    47. A Kiss for Daily and Seasonal Reproduction
    48. V. Simonneaux, I. Bur, C. Ancel, L. Ansel and P. Klosen

    49. Circannual Rhythm in the Varied Carpet Beetle, Anthrenus verbasci
    50. Yosuke Miyazaki, Tomoyosi Nisimura and Hideharu Numata

    51. Avian Migration: Temporal Multi-Tasking and a Case Study of Melatonin Cycles in Waders

      Barbara Helm, Eberhard Gwinner, Anita Koolhaas, Phil Battley, Ingrid Schwabl, Anne Dekinga and Theunis Piersma


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