Complexity Digest 2003.11 - 11
The Essence Of Circadian Rhythms, J. Biol. Sys.
Abstract: A new model (...) is proposed to explain the mechanism of circadian rhythms. The yin yang model separate circadian activities in a circadian system into yin (night activities) and yang (day activities) and a circadian clock into a day clock and a night clock. The day clock is the product of night activities, but it promotes day activities; the night clock is the product of day activities, but it promotes night activities. The clock maintains redox or energy homeostasis of the internal environment and allows temporal separations between biological processes with opposite impacts on the internal environment of a circadian system.
- Source: The Essence Of Circadian Rhythms
[ http://ejournals.worldscientific.com.sg/jbs/11/1101/S0218339003000610.html ], H. Min - hminmail.bio.tamu.edu, DOI: 10.1142/S0218339003000610, Mar. 2003
- Contributed by Pritha Das - prithadas01yahoo.com