Circadian Clocks

  • Achim Kramer
  • Martha Merrow

Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 217)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Molecular and Cellular Basis of Circadian Clocks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ethan D. Buhr, Joseph S. Takahashi
      Pages 3-27
    3. Saurabh Sahar, Paolo Sassone-Corsi
      Pages 29-44
    4. Steven A. Brown, Abdelhalim Azzi
      Pages 45-66
    5. John S. O’Neill, Elizabeth S. Maywood, Michael H. Hastings
      Pages 67-103
    6. Emily Slat, G. Mark Freeman Jr., Erik D. Herzog
      Pages 105-123
  3. Circadian Control of Physiology and Behavior

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Biliana Marcheva, Kathryn M. Ramsey, Clara B. Peek, Alison Affinati, Eleonore Maury, Joseph Bass
      Pages 127-155
    3. Simon P. Fisher, Russell G. Foster, Stuart N. Peirson
      Pages 157-183
    4. Andries Kalsbeek, Eric Fliers
      Pages 185-226
    5. Urs Albrecht
      Pages 227-239
  4. Chronopharmacology and Chronotherapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 241-241
    2. Erik S. Musiek, Garret A. FitzGerald
      Pages 243-260
    3. E. Ortiz-Tudela, A. Mteyrek, A. Ballesta, P. F. Innominato, F. Lévi
      Pages 261-288
    4. Till Roenneberg, Thomas Kantermann, Myriam Juda, Céline Vetter, Karla V. Allebrandt
      Pages 311-331
  5. Systems Biology of Circadian Clocks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 333-333
    2. G. Bordyugov, P. O. Westermark, A. Korenčič, S. Bernard, H. Herzel
      Pages 335-357
    3. Yoichi Minami, Koji L. Ode, Hiroki R. Ueda
      Pages 359-377
    4. Akhilesh B. Reddy
      Pages 379-388
    5. Maria S. Robles, Matthias Mann
      Pages 389-407
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 409-417

About this book


This book provides the reader with a contemporary and comprehensive overview about the molecular, cellular and system-wide principles of circadian clock regulation. Emphasis is placed on the importance of circadian clocks for the timing of therapeutic interventions.


chronopharmacology circadian clocks circadian rhythms

Editors and affiliations

  • Achim Kramer
    • 1
  • Martha Merrow
    • 2
  1. 1., Laboratory of ChronobiologyCharité Universiätsmedizin BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenInstitute of Medical PsychologyMünchenGermany

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