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The Role of the Clock in Controlling Phototactic Rhythms

  • V. G. Bruce

Summary

A short review of the general properties and ideas concerning the possible mechanism of biological clocks in unicellular microorganisms is given. Phototactic rhythms are reviewed briefly, and a preliminary report describing mutant phototactic behavioral mutants in Chlamydomonas reinhardi is included.

Keywords

Circadian Clock Continuous Light Period Length Motility Rhythm Biological Clock 
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© Plenum Publishing Company Ltd. 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. G. Bruce
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  1. 1.Department of BiologyPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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