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Metabolic clockwork

The 'body clock' regulates the daily cycles of many physiological and metabolic processes, but just how is a mystery. New findings suggest that the cycling of energy metabolism is mediated by an activator of gene expression.

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Grimaldi, B., Sassone-Corsi, P. Metabolic clockwork. Nature 447, 386–387 (2007).

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