Circadian rhythms: Biological clocks work in phospho-time

Laura B. Duvall, Paul H. Taghert

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Abstract

The 24 hour molecular oscillator requires precisely calibrated degradation of core clock proteins, like PERIOD. New studies shed light on a sequential series of PERIOD phosphorylation events that first inhibits, then accelerates PERIOD degradation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R305-R307
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume21
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - May 10 2011

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