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Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviour

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Origins: A Brief Account of the Ancestry of Circadian Biology
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    Chapter 2 Interpreting Circadian Rhythms
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    Chapter 3 Basic Principles Underlying Biological Oscillations and Their Entrainment
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    Chapter 4 Circadian Waveform and Its Significance for Clock Organization and Plasticity
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    Chapter 5 On the Origin and Implications of Circadian Timekeeping: An Evolutionary Perspective
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    Chapter 6 The Drosophila Clock System
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    Chapter 7 The Fish Circadian Timing System: The Illuminating Case of Light-Responsive Peripheral Clocks
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    Chapter 8 Molecular Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Zebrafish Circadian Rhythmicity
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    Chapter 9 The Amphibian Clock System
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    Chapter 10 The Reptilian Clock System: Circadian Clock, Extraretinal Photoreception, and Clock-Dependent Celestial Compass Orientation Mechanisms in Reptiles
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    Chapter 11 Avian Circadian Organization
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    Chapter 12 The Mammalian Neural Circadian System: From Molecules to Behaviour
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    Chapter 13 Circadian Rhythms Versus Daily Patterns in Human Physiology and Behavior
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    Chapter 14 Light Resetting and Entrainment of Human Circadian Rhythms
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    Chapter 15 Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder: Mechanisms and Treatment Approaches
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    Chapter 16 Interaction Between Central and Peripheral Clocks in Mammals
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    Chapter 17 Circadian Photoentrainment Mechanism in Mammals
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    Chapter 18 Mechanisms of Non-photic Entrainment
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    Chapter 19 Temperature Input for Rhythmic Behaviours in Flies: The Role of Temperature-Sensitive Ion Channels
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    Chapter 20 Circadian Clocks, Metabolism, and Food-Entrained Rhythms
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    Chapter 21 Circadian Regulation of Metabolism in Health and Diseases
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    Chapter 22 Circadian Clocks and Immune Functions
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    Chapter 23 Clock Genes and Cancer
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    Chapter 24 The Timezyme and Melatonin: Essential Elements of Vertebrate Timekeeping
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    Chapter 25 Pineal Gland, Melatonin, and Timekeeping in Nonmammalian Vertebrates: Avian Perspective
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    Chapter 26 Circannual Rhythms Anticipate the Earth’s Annual Periodicity
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    Chapter 27 Seasonal Changes in Brain and Behavior
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    Chapter 28 Molecular Mechanism Regulating Seasonality
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    Chapter 29 Epigenetic Mechanisms Regulating Circannual Rhythms
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    Chapter 30 Insights into the Regulation of Spring Migration in Songbirds
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    Chapter 31 Orientation in Migrating Animals: Role of Biological Clocks
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Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviour
Published by
Springer India, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-81-322-3688-7
978-8-13-223686-3, 978-8-13-223688-7

Kumar, Vinod

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Country Count As %
Germany 1 <1%
Unknown 165 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 33 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 33 20%
Student > Bachelor 27 16%
Researcher 18 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 5%
Other 24 14%
Unknown 22 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 52 31%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 27 16%
Neuroscience 22 13%
Medicine and Dentistry 11 7%
Psychology 7 4%
Other 22 13%
Unknown 25 15%