TITLE

Developmental Alcohol and Circadian Clock Function

AUTHOR(S)
Earnest, David J.; Chen, Wei-Jung A.; West, James R.
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Alcohol Research & Health;2001, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p136
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the relationship between developmental alcohol exposure and circadian rhythmicity. Structure and function of the internal biological clock; Alcohol's potential influences on the internal clock; Conclusions.
ACCESSION #
5425519

 

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