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Entrainment of the circadian rhythm in the locomotor activity of Mus booduga by red and white light.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3850025     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The role of red light (greater than 610 nm) and white incandescent light in entraining the circadian locomotor activity rhythm of the field mouse Mus booduga has been studied using different light intensities. Red light of less than 150 microW/cm2 caused negative masking and greater than 150 microW/cm2 caused entrainment. Such intensity dependent masking and entrainment were also obtained with white incandescent light.
Authors:
N Viswanathan; M K Chandrashekaran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Experimental biology     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0176-8638     ISO Abbreviation:  Exp Biol     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-10-31     Completed Date:  1985-10-31     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503247     Medline TA:  Exp Biol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Circadian Rhythm* / radiation effects
Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation
Light
Mice / physiology*
Motor Activity* / radiation effects

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