Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms And Behaviour by Vinod KumarBiological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms And Behaviour by Vinod Kumar

Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms And Behaviour

byVinod Kumar

Hardcover | February 23, 2017

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This book is a concise, comprehensive and up-to-date account of fundamental concepts and potential applications of biological timekeeping mechanisms in animals and humans. It also discusses significant aspects of the organization and importance of timekeeping mechanisms in both groups. Divided into seven sections, it addresses important aspects including fundamental concepts; animal and human clocks; clock interactions; clocks and metabolism and immune functions; pineal, melatonin and timekeeping; and clocks, photoperiodism and seasonal behaviours. The book also focuses on biological clock applications in a 24x7 human society, particularly in connection with life-style associated disorders like obesity and diabetes. It is a valuable resource for advanced undergraduates, researchers and professionals engaged in the study of the science of biological timekeeping. 

Dr. Vinod Kumar is currently Professor of Zoology at the University of Delhi, India. He has about 4 decades of research and three-and-half decades of teaching experience in different Indian Universities. He has spent about 5 years abroad as a researcher working in different institutions other countries viz. the United Kingdom, Canada, ...
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Title:Biological Timekeeping: Clocks, Rhythms And BehaviourFormat:HardcoverDimensions:662 pagesPublished:February 23, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8132236866

ISBN - 13:9788132236863

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