Fig. 2: Circadian clocks regulate glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion. | Nature Reviews Endocrinology

Fig. 2: Circadian clocks regulate glucose metabolism, insulin sensitivity and insulin secretion.

From: Circadian clocks and insulin resistance

Fig. 2

The molecular clock consists of a transcriptional translational feedback loop involving the clock proteins CLOCK, ARNTL, PER and CRY and the nuclear receptors NR1D1, NR1D2 and ROR. The central and peripheral clocks are responsible for a variety of functions. SCN, suprachiasmatic nucleus.

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