The effect of night shift work on the expression of clock genes in beard hair follicle cells.


Department of Medicine, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Arakawa-ku, Tokyo 116-8567, Japan. Electronic address: [Email]


Shift work encompasses a broad range of work time arrangements. However, how shift work affects the circadian expression of clock genes remains to be explored. The objective of this study was to evaluate the pattern of clock gene expression in shift workers in the field.


Circadian rhythm,Clock gene,Period3,Real-time polymerase chain reaction,Shift work,