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1

What are features of circadian rhythms

ubiquitous, feed-forward control, controls metabolism etc., endogeneous

2

How does periphery-sensory modulation work?

"intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells" (ipRGCs) contain MELANOPSIN and sense light changes over time, signals via IP3 cascade like flies slowly, targets suprachiasmatic nucleus of hypothalamus

3

Draw out cycle of clock protein production

see notes