review-article | 05-September-2020
low as 50 lux can both acutely suppress SCN activity and phase shift SCN activity on the following night (25).
While the evidence above demonstrates that the SCN is the master clock that signals to the rest of the body environmental light information, there is also evidence that clock gene expression is not exclusive to the SCN.
Physiological processes during sleep and wake in mammals are coordinated by peripheral clocks
Along with the SCN, there are a number peripheral clocks that have been
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