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Locked body clocks

Synchronization can induce both order and disorder, betraying a multistability that is rife in living systems. Evidence now suggests that the circadian clock synchronizes with the cell cycle, and that this behaviour is common to different species.

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Fig. 1: Arnold tongues represent the regions of synchronization of coupled oscillators.


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Heltberg, M.L., Jensen, M.H. Locked body clocks. Nat. Phys. 15, 989–990 (2019).

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