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Vertebrate Circadian Systems

Structure and Physiology

  • Jürgen Aschoff
  • Serge Daan
  • Gerard A. Groos

Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Introduction

  3. Pathways of Zeitgeber Signals

  4. The Role of the Nucleus Suprachiasmaticus

  5. The Role of the Pineal Organ

  6. Systemic Aspects

    1. A. Wirz-Justice, G. A. Groos, T. A. Wehr
      Pages 183-193
    2. F. W. Turek, D. J. Earnest, J. Swann
      Pages 203-214
    3. C. A. Fuller, F. M. Sulzman
      Pages 224-236
  7. The Circadian Sleep-Wake Cycle

  8. Photoperiodic Phenomena Related to the Circadian System

  9. General and Functional Aspects

  10. Back Matter
    Pages 355-366

About these proceedings

Keywords

Biorhythmus Mammalia Systems Wirbeltiere adaptation animals mammals physiology primates system vertebrates

Editors and affiliations

  • Jürgen Aschoff
    • 1
  • Serge Daan
    • 2
  • Gerard A. Groos
    • 3
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für VerhaltensphysiologieAndechsGermany
  2. 2.Zoologisch LaboratoriumRijksuniversiteit GroningenNL-HarenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.National Institute of Mental HealthBethesdaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-68651-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-68653-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-68651-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-6625
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