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The circadian clock goes genomic

Dorothee Staiger12*, Jieun Shin3, Mikael Johansson1 and Seth J Davis34*

Author affiliations

1 Molecular Cell Physiology, Bielefeld University, Universitaetsstr. 25, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany

2 Institute for Genome Research and Systems Biology, CeBiTec, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany

3 Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, 50829 Cologne, Germany

4 Department of Biology, University of York, Wentworth Way, York YO10 5DD, UK

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Genome Biology 2013, 14:208  doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-6-208

Published: 24 June 2013


Large-scale biology among plant species, as well as comparative genomics of circadian clock architecture and clock-regulated output processes, have greatly advanced our understanding of the endogenous timing system in plants.