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Despite Mutated Gene, Mouse Circadian Clock Keeps on Ticking

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Science  05 May 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5774, pp. 673
DOI: 10.1126/science.312.5774.673

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A team of neurobiologists has knocked out a gene in mice thought to encode a crucial part of the molecular machinery that generates circadian rhythms. To their great surprise, the clock didn't stop. (Read more.)