Keeping the beat in the rising heat.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Circadian clocks use temperature compensation to keep accurate time over a range of temperatures, thus allowing reliable timekeeping under diverse environmental conditions. Mehra et al. (2009) and Baker et al. (2009) now show that phosphorylation-regulated protein degradation plays a key role in circadian temperature compensation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Virshup, DM; Forger, DB

Published Date

  • May 15, 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 137 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 602 - 604

PubMed ID

  • 19450508

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4172

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cell.2009.04.051


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States