Time and Timelessness in Biological Clocks

  • Arthur T. Winfree
Part of the ALZA Conference Series book series (ALZA, volume 2)


My purpose in this paper is to tell a bit about the rephasing of physiological rhythms. The bit I choose to emphasize is the pattern of rephasing as a function of both when in the cycle you disturb a rhythm, and how hard you hit it. Such a pattern of response tells you


Menstrual Cycle Circadian Rhythm Light Pulse Circadian Clock Biological Clock 
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  • Arthur T. Winfree
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  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesPurdue UniversityLafayetteUSA

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