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Summary Schematic of the Circadian Rhythm. Light enters the brain through the retina and is relayed from the photosensitive cells to the SCN. The SCN then signals to a number of peripheral tissues and cells all over the body where it feeds into the molecular clock auto-regulatory feedback loop, which act on target genes and lead to the synchronisation of cellular function.

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