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Human molecular chronotyping in sight?

Urs Albrecht

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Department of Medicine, Division of Biochemistry, University of Fribourg, Rue du MuseƩ 5, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

Genome Biology 2004, 5:246  doi:10.1186/gb-2004-5-11-246

Published: 1 November 2004


Recent research on mouse models has taken us closer to deciphering the molecular clock mechanism that defines an individual's 'body time'. How feasible will it be to create a molecular timetable that allows determination of individual body time from tissue harvested at a single time point?