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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Paolo Sassone-Corsi
    Pages 1-11 Open Access
  3. Joseph S. Takahashi
    Pages 13-24 Open Access
  4. Joseph Bass
    Pages 25-32 Open Access
  5. Carla B. Green
    Pages 41-50 Open Access
  6. Akhilesh B. Reddy
    Pages 51-61 Open Access
  7. Mitchell A. Lazar
    Pages 63-70 Open Access
  8. Abhishek Chatterjee, François Rouyer
    Pages 71-78 Open Access
  9. Steven A. Brown, Ludmila Gaspar
    Pages 79-85 Open Access
  10. Guillaume Huguet, Marion Benabou, Thomas Bourgeron
    Pages 101-129 Open Access
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 131-132

About this book

Introduction

Recent years have seen spectacular advances in the field of circadian biology. These have attracted the interest of researchers in many fields, including endocrinology, neurosciences, cancer, and behavior. By integrating a circadian view within the fields of endocrinology and metabolism, researchers will be able to reveal many, yet-unsuspected aspects of how organisms cope with changes in the environment and subsequent control of homeostasis. 
This field is opening new avenues in our understanding of metabolism and endocrinology. A panel of the most distinguished investigators in the field gathered together to discuss the present state and the future of the field. The editors trust that this volume will be of use to those colleagues who will be picking up the challenge to unravel how the circadian clock can be targeted for the future development of specific pharmacological strategies toward a number of pathologies.

Keywords

circadian clock sleep-wake cycles autism spectrum disorders circadian post-transcriptional control circadian rhythms suprachiasmatic nucleus

Editors and affiliations

  • Paolo Sassone-Corsi
    • 1
  • Yves Christen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biological ChemistryUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  2. 2.Fondation IPSEN Boulogne-Billancourt CedexFrance

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