Interactions between endocrine and circadian systems

Tsang, Anthony H, Barclay, Johanna L and Oster, Henrik (2014) Interactions between endocrine and circadian systems. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology, 52 1: R1-R16. doi:10.1530/JME-13-0118


Author Tsang, Anthony H
Barclay, Johanna L
Oster, Henrik
Title Interactions between endocrine and circadian systems
Journal name Journal of Molecular Endocrinology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0952-5041
1479-6813
Publication date 2014-02
Year available 2013
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1530/JME-13-0118
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 52
Issue 1
Start page R1
End page R16
Total pages 16
Place of publication Bristol, United Kingdom
Publisher BioScientifica
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract In most species, endogenous circadian clocks regulate 24-h rhythms of behavior and physiology. Clock disruption has been associated with decreased cognitive performance and increased propensity to develop obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Many hormonal factors show robust diurnal secretion rhythms, some of which are involved in mediating clock output from the brain to peripheral tissues. In this review, we describe the mechanisms of clock-hormone interaction in mammals, the contribution of different tissue oscillators to hormonal regulation, and how changes in circadian timing impinge on endocrine signalling and downstream processes. We further summarize recent findings suggesting that hormonal signals may feed back on circadian regulation and how this crosstalk interferes with physiological and metabolic homeostasis.
Keyword Adipokines
Circadian clocks
Cortisol
Endocrine rhythm
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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