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I'm predicting how the body clock can make medicines work better

发布时间:2017-04-25 04:01:22来源:未知点击:

“We can predict which drugs may work better when taken at certain times of day and when to take them” (Image: Tommy Leonardi) What is a body clock? The circadian clock is a molecular clock that is probably found in every body cell. However, the master clock that orchestrates all of our biological rhythms is in a region of the brain called the suprachiasmatic nucleus. This helps to synchronise the body’s other clocks. Why is it important to understand our circadian system? A great deal, if not all,