When the Clock stops ticking, metabolic syndrome explodes


Many physiological processes display day-night rhythms. Feeding behavior, lipid and carbohydrate metabolism and blood pressure control are only a few examples of processes subject to daily variation. This biological oscillation is controlled by the circadian clock, an endogenous self-sustained machinery of rhythmically acting transcriptional loops. These… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nm0106-54

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