The Biological Clock: The Bodyguard of Temporal Homeostasis

@article{PerreauLenz2004TheBC,
  title={The Biological Clock: The Bodyguard of Temporal Homeostasis},
  author={S. Perreau-Lenz and P. P{\'e}vet and R. Buijs and A. Kalsbeek},
  journal={Chronobiology International},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={1 - 25}
}
In order for any organism to function properly, it is crucial that it be table to control the timing of its biological functions. An internal biological clock, located, in mammals, in the suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus (SCN), therefore carefully guards this temporal homeostasis by delivering its message of time throughout the body. In view of the large variety of body functions (behavioral, physiological, and endocrine) as well as the large variety in their preferred time of main… Expand
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