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Effects of transcranial light on molecules regulating circadian rhythm

  title={Effects of transcranial light on molecules regulating circadian rhythm},
  author={Antti Flyktman},
Light acts as the most important regulating and entraining factor of the mammalian circadian rhythm. This rhythm has evolved to set phases, in which different physiological and behavioral events occur at the right time of the day to synchronize the organism. The mechanism of light transduction via eyes to the brain and its effects on circadian rhythmicity is well known. Yet, it has also been shown that light is able to penetrate the skull bone directly, but it is still unknown, whether… 
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