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Circadian Clocks MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Circadian Clocks
Tree Number(s)
G07.180.562.094.500
Unique ID
D057906
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057906
Scope Note
Biological mechanism that controls CIRCADIAN RHYTHM. Circadian clocks exist in the simplest form in cyanobacteria and as more complex systems in fungi, plants, and animals. In humans the system includes photoresponsive RETINAL GANGLION CELLS and the SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEUS that acts as the central oscillator.
Entry Term(s)
Circadian Clock System
Circadian Timing System
Previous Indexing
Circadian Rhythm (1967-2010)
See Also
Circadian Rhythm
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Circadian Clocks Preferred
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