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Science 311 (5758): 184-186

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Enhanced: Running a Clock Requires Quality Time Together

Jay C. Dunlap

The strictly timed disassembly of a protein complex before entry of its constituents into the nucleus influences the 24-hour period of the circadian clock.

The author is in the Department of Genetics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH 03755, USA. E-mail: jay.c.dunlap{at}

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Estrogen-triggered delays in mammary gland gene expression during the estrous cycle: evidence for a novel timing system.
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