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The circadian control of sleep.

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The sleep/wake cycle is arguably the most familiar output of the circadian system, however, sleep is a complex biological process that arises from multiple brain regions and neurotransmitters, which is regulated by numerous physiological and environmental factors. These include a circadian drive for wakefulness as well as an increase in the requirement for sleep with prolonged waking (the sleep homeostat). In this chapter, we describe the regulation of sleep, with a particular emphasis on the...

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10.1007/978-3-642-25950-0_7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
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Handbook of experimental pharmacology More from this journal
Volume:
217
Issue:
217
Pages:
157-183
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1865-0325
ISSN:
0171-2004
Language:
English
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pubs:395946
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uuid:f5e3da75-6a08-4637-9710-2e2732b8fe65
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395946
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2013-11-17

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