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Kumar, Vinod

Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviour

Kumar, Vinod - Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms and Behaviour, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. History, Concepts, Evolution, and Basic Features of Biological Clock

1. Origins: A Brief Account of the Ancestry of Circadian Biology
William J. Schwartz, Serge Daan

2. Interpreting Circadian Rhythms
Dietmar Weinert, James Waterhouse

3. Basic Principles Underlying Biological Oscillations and Their Entrainment
Theresa Floessner, Roelof A. Hut

4. Circadian Waveform and Its Significance for Clock Organization and Plasticity
Michael R. Gorman, Elizabeth M. Harrison, Jennifer A. Evans

5. On the Origin and Implications of Circadian Timekeeping: An Evolutionary Perspective
K. L. Nikhil, Vijay Kumar Sharma

Part II. Animal Clocks: Complexity and Diversity

6. The Drosophila Clock System
Charlotte Helfrich-Förster

7. The Fish Circadian Timing System: The Illuminating Case of Light-Responsive Peripheral Clocks
Cristina Pagano, Rosa Maria Ceinos, Daniela Vallone, Nicholas S. Foulkes

8. Molecular Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Zebrafish Circadian Rhythmicity
Zhaomin Zhong, Mingyong Wang, Guodong Huang, Shuqing Zhang, Han Wang

9. The Amphibian Clock System
Massimiliano Andreazzoli, Debora Angeloni

10. The Reptilian Clock System: Circadian Clock, Extraretinal Photoreception, and Clock-Dependent Celestial Compass Orientation Mechanisms in Reptiles
Cristiano Bertolucci, Elena Frigato, Augusto Foà

11. Avian Circadian Organization
Vincent M. Cassone, Jiffin K. Paulose, Clifford E. Harpole, Ye Li, Melissa Whitfield-Rucker

12. The Mammalian Neural Circadian System: From Molecules to Behaviour
Beatriz Bano-Otalora, Hugh D. Piggins

Part III. Human Circadian Rhythms: Entrainment and Sleep Regulation

13. Circadian Rhythms Versus Daily Patterns in Human Physiology and Behavior
Josiane L. Broussard, Amy C. Reynolds, Christopher M. Depner, Sally A. Ferguson, Drew Dawson, Kenneth P. Wright

14. Light Resetting and Entrainment of Human Circadian Rhythms
Joshua J. Gooley

15. Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder: Mechanisms and Treatment Approaches
Jade M. Murray, Tracey L. Sletten, Michelle Magee, Shantha M. W. Rajaratnam

Part IV. Clock Interactions Within and Between Individual and the Natural World

16. Interaction Between Central and Peripheral Clocks in Mammals
Ueli Schibler

17. Circadian Photoentrainment Mechanism in Mammals
Yu Hsin Liu, Satchidananda Panda

18. Mechanisms of Non-photic Entrainment
Emma J. Wams, Sjaak J. Riede, Ivor Laan, Tim Bulte, Roelof A. Hut

19. Temperature Input for Rhythmic Behaviours in Flies: The Role of Temperature-Sensitive Ion Channels
Antara Das, Vasu Sheeba

Part V. Circadian Clocks, Metabolism, and Immune Functions

20. Circadian Clocks, Metabolism, and Food-Entrained Rhythms
Rohit Chavan, Urs Albrecht, Takashi Okabe

21. Circadian Regulation of Metabolism in Health and Diseases
Breanna Sarkisian, Neelu Jain Gupta, Satchidananda Panda

22. Circadian Clocks and Immune Functions
Chloé C. Nobis, Silke Kiessling, Nathalie Labrecque, Nicolas Cermakian

23. Clock Genes and Cancer
Silke Kiessling, Nicolas Cermakian

Part VI. Pineal, Melatonin, and Biological Timekeeping

24. The Timezyme and Melatonin: Essential Elements of Vertebrate Timekeeping
Surajit Ganguly, David C. Klein

25. Pineal Gland, Melatonin, and Timekeeping in Nonmammalian Vertebrates: Avian Perspective
Amit Kumar Trivedi, Devraj Singh, Anand Shankar Dixit, Vinod Kumar

Part VII. Circannual Rhythms, Photoperiodism, and Seasonal Behavior

26. Circannual Rhythms Anticipate the Earth’s Annual Periodicity
Barbara Helm, Gerald A. Lincoln

27. Seasonal Changes in Brain and Behavior
Gregory F. Ball, Beau A. Alward, Jacques Balthazart

28. Molecular Mechanism Regulating Seasonality
Keisuke Ikegami, Takashi Yoshimura

29. Epigenetic Mechanisms Regulating Circannual Rhythms
Tyler J. Stevenson, Gerald A. Lincoln

30. Insights into the Regulation of Spring Migration in Songbirds
Sangeeta Rani, Sudhi Singh, Shalie Malik, Vinod Kumar

31. Orientation in Migrating Animals: Role of Biological Clocks
Neelu Jain Gupta, Vatsala Dwivedi, Bhanu P. Singh, Sanjay K. Bhardwaj

Keywords: Life Sciences, Neurobiology, Neurosciences, Animal Physiology, Behavioral Sciences, Occupational Therapy

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
24 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9788132236887
Printed ISBN
978-81-322-3686-3

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