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Stem cells

The clock within

The molecular clock machinery regulates organisms' responses to daily variations in the environment. One unexpected response seems to be temporal fine-tuning of stem-cell behaviour in the skin. See Article p.209

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Figure 1: Stem cells and circadian oscillations.

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Aguilar-Arnal, L., Sassone-Corsi, P. The clock within. Nature 480, 185–187 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/480185a

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