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

Affiliation

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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