Description

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

Key Features

  • 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

Readership

Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists

Table of Contents

  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
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Details

No. of pages:
512
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Electronic ISBN:
9780444594549
Print ISBN:
9780444594273

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Reviews

"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 and Research Book News, October 2013