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2014-04-16 10:13:27

All organisms, from mammals to fungi, have daily cycles controlled by a tightly regulated internal clock, called the circadian clock.

2013-12-20 10:34:33

A high-fat diet affects the molecular mechanism controlling the internal body clock that regulates metabolic functions in the liver.

2013-04-10 10:55:21

The Myc oncogene can disrupt the 24-hour internal rhythm in cancer cells. Postdoctoral fellow Brian Altman, PhD, and graduate student Annie Hsieh, MD, both from the in the lab of Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, director of the Abramson Cancer Center, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, present their data in the "Metabolic Pathway Regulation in Cancer" session at the 2013 American Association for Cancer Research meeting, Washington, D.C.,...

2009-11-12 22:36:24

A paper by University of Notre Dame biologist Giles Duffield and a team of researchers offers new insights into a gene that plays a key role in modulating the body's Circadian system and may also simultaneously modulate its metabolic system.

2008-08-28 03:00:22

By Saey, Tina Hesman Work could lead to drugs for obesity, aging and jet lag Cue stomach rumbles SIRT1 sets internal clock To metabolism Timing is everything, especially when it comes to basic biological functions such as eating, sleeping and liver activity.

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2008-05-22 14:50:00

The existence of a “food-related clock” can supersede the “light-based” master clock that serves as the body’s primary timekeeper.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.