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Does the morning and evening oscillator model fit better for flies or mice?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19625728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The morning and evening dual oscillator model can explain the adaptation of animals to different photoperiods and other phenomena as bimodal activity patterns, aftereffects, and internal desynchronization of the activity rhythm into 2 free-running components. This review summarizes evidence for and against the existence of morning and evening oscillator cells in the core circadian pacemaker centers of mice and fruit flies.
Charlotte Helfrich-Förster
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of biological rhythms     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0748-7304     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Biol. Rhythms     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-07-23     Completed Date:  2009-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700115     Medline TA:  J Biol Rhythms     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Adaptation, Physiological / physiology
Biological Clocks / physiology*
Circadian Rhythm / physiology
Drosophila / physiology*
Models, Biological*
Motor Activity / physiology

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