Sleep: Setting the ‘Circadian’ Alarm Clock

Masashi Tabuchi, Mark N. Wu

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Abstract

How the circadian clock regulates downstream behaviors, such as sleep, remains poorly understood. A new study reveals that clock-dependent downscaling of GABA sensitivity of arousal neurons promotes wakefulness at dawn. How the circadian clock regulates downstream behaviors, such as sleep, remains poorly understood. A new study reveals that clock-dependent downscaling of GABA sensitivity of arousal neurons promotes wakefulness at dawn.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R26-R28
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume28
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 8 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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