Circadian window of opportunity: what have we learned from insects?


Diurnal rhythms in plants and animals have been observed for centuries, but their endogenous and circadian nature were not acknowledged until the 1960s (Menaker, 1969). Research during that decade provided ample evidence for an internal ‘clock’ generating daily rhythms in behavior through biochemistry; however, the nature and anatomical location of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.034199