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# 9. Biological rhythms

Course Number: BIO 359K, Spring 2013

College/University: University of Texas

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Biological Rhythms All biological clocks are adaptations to life on a rotating planet. Colin Pittendrigh, undated. Physiological Pacemakers Environmental Synchronizers Biological Clocks: Internal timing mechanisms Biological Rhythms Activities and behaviors Biological rhythms are a great way to study proximate (mechanistic) questions (nervous system, sensory systems, hormonal release etc.) as well as...

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