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Circadian clocks and metabolism: the nutrient-sensing AKT and TOR pathways make the link.

Research paper by Jadwiga J Giebultowicz, Pankaj P Kapahi

Indexed on: 27 Jul '10Published on: 27 Jul '10Published in: Current Biology



Abstract

How do organisms sense metabolic and nutrient status to set their biological clocks? The significance of recent work showing that nutrient-sensing pathways influence central circadian clocks in Drosophila is discussed.