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Biological Rythm Genes

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Biological Rythm Genes

Biological Rythm Genes

Biological Rythm Genes

Only Available in Archive Formats.

N-P-R's Joe Palca reports that researchers have isolated a gene in mice which controls their internal biological rhythms. The findings suggest that the so-called `clock gene' is located not only in the brain but in other organs, such as the liver, kidneys, lungs, and reproductive organs.