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October 27, 2014

First Atlas of Body Clock Gene Expression in Mammals Informs Timing of Drug Delivery and Emerging Field of Chronotherapy

Penn Medicine study has implications for 100 top-selling US drugs, half of which target daily-oscillating genes

A new effort mapping 24-hr patterns of expression for thousands of genes in 12 different mouse organs – five years in the making – provides important clues about how the role of timing may influence the way drugs work in the body.  Read more ...

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Researchers in the rapidly expanding research field of microbiomics have shown that the human body is home to an entire ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes. What's more, these microbes play an important role in regulating many of our physiological processes.

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