The brain decade in debate: IV. Chronobiology

R. Aguilar-Roblero, H. Aréchiga, I. Ashkenazi, N. Burioka, J. Cipolla-Neto, G. Cornélissen, R. Markus, N. Marques, A. A.L. Menezes, T. H. Monk, M. Ralph, P. Valdez-Ramirez, L. Menna-Barreto

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The present article is the adapted version of an electronic symposium organized by the Brazilian Society of Neuroscience and Behavior (SBNeC) which took place on June 14, 2000. The text is divided into three sections: I. The main issues, II. Chronodrugs, and III. Methods. The first section is dedicated to the perspectives of chronobiology for the next decade, with opinions about the trends of future research being emitted and discussed. The second section deals mostly with drugs acting or potentially acting on the organism's timing systems. In the third section there are considerations about relevant methodological issues concerning data analysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)831-841
Number of pages11
JournalBrazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2001


  • Biological clocks
  • Biological rhythms
  • Chronobiology
  • Circadian and ultradian rhythms
  • Methodology


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