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Professor Andrew Loudon (BA, PhD, FSB, FMedSci) - publications

List of publications


  • Spolestra, K, Wikelski, M. Daan, S., Loudon A.S.I., Hau, M. (2016). Natural Selection Against a circadian clock gene mutation in mice. eScholarID:293575


  • Wood, S., Christian, H., Miedzinska, K., Saer, B., Johnson, M., Paton, B., Yu, L., McNeilly, J., Davis, J., McNeilly, A., Burt, D. & Loudon, A (2015). Binary Switching of Calendar Cells in the Pituitary Defines the Phase of the Circannual Cycle in Mammals. Curr Biol, 25(20), 2651-62. eScholarID:291700 | PMID:26412130 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2015.09.014


  • Gibbs, J., Ince, L., Matthews, L., Mei, J., Bell, T., Yang, N., Saer, B., Begley, N., Poolman, T., Pariollaud, M., Farrow, S., DeMayo, F., Hussell, T., Worthen, G., Ray, D. & Loudon, A (2014). An epithelial circadian clock controls pulmonary inflammation and glucocorticoid action. Nat Med, 20(8), 919-26. eScholarID:236671 | PMID:25064128 | DOI:10.1038/nm.3599
  • Hand, L., Usan, P., Cooper, G., Xu, L., Ammori, B., Cunningham, P., Aghamohammadzadeh, R., Soran, H., Greenstein, A., Loudon, A., Bechtold, D. & Ray, D (2014). Adiponectin Induces A20 Expression in Adipose Tissue To Confer Metabolic Benefit. Diabetes, eScholarID:236672 | PMID:25190567 | DOI:10.2337/db13-1835
  • Loudon, A (2014). Hearing damage and deafness: a role for the circadian clock. Curr Biol, 24(6), R232-4. eScholarID:236675 | PMID:24650909 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2014.01.054
  • Pilorz, V., Cunningham, P., Jackson, A., West, A., Wager, T., Loudon, A. & Bechtold, D (2014). A novel mechanism controlling resetting speed of the circadian clock to environmental stimuli. Curr Biol, 24(7), 766-73. eScholarID:236673 | PMID:24656826 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2014.02.027
  • Pilorz, V., Cunningham, P., Jackson, A., West, A., Wager, T., Loudon, A. & Bechtold, D (2014). A novel mechanism controlling resetting speed of the circadian clock to environmental stimuli. Curr Biol, 24(7), 766-73. eScholarID:291699 | PMID:24656826 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2014.02.027
  • Wood, S. & Loudon, A (2014). Clocks for all seasons: unwinding the roles and mechanisms of circadian and interval timers in the hypothalamus and pituitary. J Endocrinol, 222(2), R39-59. eScholarID:236670 | PMID:24891434 | DOI:10.1530/JOE-14-0141
  • Zhou, L., Bryant, C., Loudon, A., Palmer, A., Vitaterna, M. & Turek, F (2014). The circadian clock gene Csnk1e regulates rapid eye movement sleep amount, and nonrapid eye movement sleep architecture in mice. Sleep, 37(4), 785-93, 793A-793C. eScholarID:236674 | PMID:24744456 | DOI:10.5665/sleep.3590


  • Bechtold, D. & Loudon, A (2013). Hypothalamic clocks and rhythms in feeding behaviour. Trends Neurosci, 36(2), 74-82. eScholarID:210682 | PMID:23333345 | DOI:10.1016/j.tins.2012.12.007
  • Brancaccio, M., Maywood, E., Chesham, J., Loudon, A. & Hastings, M (2013). A Gq-Ca2+ axis controls circuit-level encoding of circadian time in the suprachiasmatic nucleus. Neuron, 78(4), 714-28. eScholarID:210677 | PMID:23623697 | DOI:10.1016/j.neuron.2013.03.011
  • Durrington, H., Farrow, S., Loudon, A. & Ray, D (2013). The circadian clock and asthma. Thorax, eScholarID:210681 | PMID:23704227 | DOI:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-203482
  • Hand, L., Saer, B., Hui, S., Jinnah, H., Steinlechner, S., Loudon, A. & Bechtold, D (2013). Induction of the metabolic regulator Txnip in fasting-induced and natural torpor. Endocrinology, 154(6), 2081-91. eScholarID:210678 | PMID:23584857 | DOI:10.1210/en.2012-2051
  • Poolman, T., Farrow, S., Matthews, L., Loudon, A. & Ray, D (2013). Pin1 promotes GR transactivation by enhancing recruitment to target genes. Nucleic Acids Res, 41(18), 8515-8525. eScholarID:210676 | PMID:23887939 | DOI:10.1093/nar/gkt624
  • Trump, R., Bresciani, S., Cooper, A., Tellam, J., Wojno, J., Blaikley, J., Orband-Miller, L., Kashatus, J., Boudjelal, M., Dawson, H., Loudon, A., Ray, D., Grant, D., Farrow, S., Willson, T. & Tomkinson, N (2013). Optimized chemical probes for REV-ERBα. J Med Chem, 56(11), 4729-37. eScholarID:210679 | PMID:23656296 | DOI:10.1021/jm400458q
  • West, A., Dupré, S., Yu, L., Paton, I., Miedzinska, K., McNeilly, A., Davis, J., Burt, D. & Loudon, A (2013). Npas4 is activated by melatonin, and drives the clock gene Cry1 in the ovine pars tuberalis. Mol Endocrinol, 27(6), 979-89. eScholarID:210680 | PMID:23598442 | DOI:10.1210/me.2012-1366


  • Gibbs JE, Blaikley J, Beesley S, Matthews L, Simpson KD, Boyce SH, Farrow SN, Else KJ, Singh D, Ray DW, Loudon AS. (2012). The nuclear receptor REV-ERBα mediates circadian regulation of innate immunity through selective regulation of inflammatory cytokines. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(2), 582-587. eScholarID:143947 | DOI:10.1073/pnas.1106750109
  • Bechtold, D., Sidibe, A., Saer, B., Li, J., Hand, L., Ivanova, E., Darras, V., Dam, J., Jockers, R., Luckman, S. & Loudon, A (2012). A role for the melatonin-related receptor GPR50 in leptin signaling, adaptive thermogenesis, and torpor. Curr Biol, 22(1), 70-7. eScholarID:210684 | PMID:22197240 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2011.11.043
  • Bryant, C., Parker, C., Zhou, L., Olker, C., Chandrasekaran, R., Wager, T., Bolivar, V., Loudon, A., Vitaterna, M., Turek, F. & Palmer, A (2012). Csnk1e is a genetic regulator of sensitivity to psychostimulants and opioids. Neuropsychopharmacology, 37(4), 1026-35. eScholarID:162064 | PMID:22089318 | DOI:10.1038/npp.2011.287
  • Li, J., Lu, W., Beesley, S., Loudon, A. & Meng, Q (2012). Lithium impacts on the amplitude and period of the molecular circadian clockwork. PLoS One, 7(3), e33292. eScholarID:162065 | PMID:22428012 | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0033292
  • Loudon, A (2012). Circadian biology: a 2.5 billion year old clock. Curr Biol, 22(14), R570-1. eScholarID:210683 | PMID:22835791 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2012.06.023


  • Dupré SM, Dardente H, Birnie MJ, Loudon AS, Lincoln GA, Hazlerigg DG. (2011). Evidence for RGS4 modulation of melatonin and thyrotrophin signalling pathways in the pars tuberalis. J Neuroendocrinol, eScholarID:125543
  • Maywood ES, Chesham JE, Meng QJ, Nolan PM, Loudon AS, Hastings MH. (2011). Tuning the period of the mammalian circadian clock: additive and independent effects of CK1εTau and Fbxl3Afh mutations on mouse circadian behavior and molecular pacemaking. J. Neuroscience, 31(4), 1539-1544. eScholarID:125544 | DOI:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4107-10.2011
  • McMaster A, Jangani M, Sommer P, Han N, Brass A, Beesley S, Lu W, Berry A, Loudon A, Donn R, Ray DW. (2011). Ultradian cortisol pulsatility encodes a distinct, biologically important signal. PLoS One, 6(1), e15766. eScholarID:125545 | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0015766
  • Li, J., Hand, L., Meng, Q., Loudon, A. & Bechtold, D (2011). GPR50 interacts with TIP60 to modulate glucocorticoid receptor signalling. PLoS One, 6(8), e23725. eScholarID:162066 | PMID:21858214 | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0023725


  • Meng QJ, Maywood ES, Bechtold DA, Lu WQ, Li J, Gibbs JE, Dupré SM, Chesham JE, Rajamohan F, Knafels J, Sneed B, Zawadzke LE, Ohren JF, Walton KM, Wager TT, Hastings MH, Loudon AS. (2010). Entrainment of disrupted circadian behavior through inhibition of casein kinase 1 (CK1) enzymes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107(34), 15240-15245. eScholarID:89837 | DOI:10.1073/pnas.1005101107
  • Bechtold, D., Gibbs, J. & Loudon, A (2010). Circadian dysfunction in disease. Trends Pharmacol Sci, 31(5), 191-8. eScholarID:89857 | PMID:20171747 | DOI:10.1016/
  • Dupré, S., Miedzinska, K., Duval, C., Yu, L., Goodman, R., Lincoln, G., Davis, J., McNeilly, A., Burt, D. & Loudon, A (2010). Identification of Eya3 and TAC1 as long-day signals in the sheep pituitary. Curr Biol, 20(9), 829-35. eScholarID:89847 | PMID:20434341 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2010.02.066
  • Lu, W., Meng, Q., Tyler, N., Stokkan, K. & Loudon, A (2010). A circadian clock is not required in an arctic mammal. Curr Biol, 20(6), 533-7. eScholarID:89855 | PMID:20226667 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2010.01.042


  • Gibbs JE, Beesley S, Plumb J, Singh D, Farrow S, Ray DW, Loudon AS. (2009). Circadian timing in the lung; a specific role for bronchiolar epithelial cells. Endocrinology, 150(1), 268-276. eScholarID:77647
  • Walton KM, Fisher K, Rubitski D, Marconi M, Meng QJ, Sládek M, Adams J, Bass M, Chandrasekaran R, Butler T, Griffor M, Rajamohan F, Serpa M, Chen Y, Claffey M, Hastings M, Loudon A, Maywood E, Ohren J, Doran A, Wager TT. (2009). Selective inhibition of casein kinase 1 epsilon minimally alters circadian clock period. J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 330(2), 430-439. eScholarID:77646 | DOI:10.1124/jpet.109.151415


  • Dupré SM, Burt DW, Talbot R, Downing A, Mouzaki D, Waddington D, Malpaux B, Davis JR, Lincoln GA, Loudon AS. (2008). Identification of melatonin-regulated genes in the ovine pituitary pars tuberalis, a target site for seasonal hormone control. Endocrinology, eScholarID:1c7778 | PMID:18669596 | DOI:10.1210/en.2008-0834
  • McMaster A, Chambers T, Meng QJ, Grundy S, Loudon AS, Donn R, Ray DW. (2008). Real-time analysis of gene regulation by glucocorticoid hormones. The Journal of endocrinology, 197(2), 205-11. eScholarID:1c7497 | PMID:18434350 | DOI:10.1677/JOE-07-0639
  • Hazlerigg, D. & Loudon, A (2008). New insights into ancient seasonal life timers. Curr Biol, 18(17), R795-R804. eScholarID:67473 | PMID:18786385 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.040
  • Ivanova, E., Bechtold, D., Dupré, S., Brennand, J., Barrett, P., Luckman, S. & Loudon, A (2008). Altered metabolism in the melatonin-related receptor (GPR50) knockout mouse. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab, 294(1), E176-E182. eScholarID:67476 | PMID:17957037 | DOI:10.1152/ajpendo.00199.2007
  • Meng, Q., McMaster, A., Beesley, S., Lu, W., Gibbs, J., Parks, D., Collins, J., Farrow, S., Donn, R., Ray, D. & Loudon, A (2008). Ligand modulation of REV-ERBalpha function resets the peripheral circadian clock in a phasic manner. J Cell Sci, 121(Pt 21), 3629-35. eScholarID:67472 | PMID:18946026 | DOI:10.1242/jcs.035048
  • Meng, Q., Logunova, L., Maywood, E., Gallego, M., Lebiecki, J., Brown, T., Sládek, M., Semikhodskii, A., Glossop, N., Piggins, H., Chesham, J., Bechtold, D., Yoo, S., Takahashi, J., Virshup, D., Boot-Handford, R., Hastings, M. & Loudon, A (2008). Setting clock speed in mammals: the CK1 epsilon tau mutation in mice accelerates circadian pacemakers by selectively destabilizing PERIOD proteins. Neuron, 58(1), 78-88. eScholarID:67475 | PMID:18400165 | DOI:10.1016/j.neuron.2008.01.019


  • Stokkan KA, van Oort BE, Tyler NJ, Loudon AS. (2007). Adaptations for life in the Arctic: evidence that melatonin rhythms in reindeer are not driven by a circadian oscillator but remain acutely sensitive to environmental photoperiod. Journal of pineal research, 43(3), 289-93. eScholarID:1c7281 | PMID:17803527 | DOI:10.1111/j.1600-079X.2007.00476.x
  • Dupré SM, Loudon AS. (2007). Circannual clocks: annual timers unraveled in sheep. Current biology : CB, 17(6), R216-7. eScholarID:1c7283 | PMID:17371762 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2007.01.042
  • Herwig A, Ivanova EA, Lydon H, Barrett P, Steinlechner S, Loudon AS. (2007). Histamine H3 receptor and orexin A expression during daily torpor in the Djungarian hamster (Phodopus sungorus). Journal of neuroendocrinology, 19(12), 1001-7. eScholarID:1c7278 | PMID:18001330 | DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2826.2007.01620.x
  • Bechtold DA, Loudon AS. (2007). Hypothalamic thyroid hormones: mediators of seasonal physiology. Endocrinology, 148(8), 3605-7. eScholarID:1c7282 | PMID:17639034 | DOI:10.1210/en.2007-0596
  • Crawford FI, Hodgkinson CL, Ivanova E, Logunova LB, Evans GJ, Steinlechner S, Loudon AS. (2007). Influence of torpor on cardiac expression of genes involved in the circadian clock and protein turnover in the Siberian hamster (Phodopus sungorus). Physiological genomics, 31(3), 521-30. eScholarID:1c7280 | PMID:17848604 | DOI:10.1152/physiolgenomics.00131.2007
  • Loudon, A., Meng, Q., Maywood, E., Bechtold, D., Boot-Handford, R. & Hastings, M (2007). The biology of the circadian Ck1epsilon tau mutation in mice and Syrian hamsters: a tale of two species. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol, 72, 261-71. eScholarID:67474 | PMID:18522517 | DOI:10.1101/sqb.2007.72.073


  • Hastings MH, Loudon AS. (2006). Metabolic regulation: fasting in the dark. Current biology : CB, 16(7), R254-5. eScholarID:1c6229 | PMID:16581503 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2006.03.004
  • Barrett P, Ivanova E, Graham ES, Ross AW, Wilson D, Plé H, Mercer JG, Ebling FJ, Schuhler S, Dupré SM, Loudon A, Morgan PJ. (2006). Photoperiodic regulation of cellular retinoic acid-binding protein 1, GPR50 and nestin in tanycytes of the third ventricle ependymal layer of the Siberian hamster. The Journal of endocrinology, 191(3), 687-98. eScholarID:1c7285 | PMID:17170225 | DOI:10.1677/joe.1.06929


  • Piggins HD, Loudon A. (2005). Circadian biology: clocks within clocks. Current biology : CB, 15(12), R455-7. eScholarID:1c4834 | PMID:15964264 | DOI:10.1016/j.cub.2005.06.019
  • Looby P, Loudon AS. (2005). Gene duplication and complex circadian clocks in mammals. Trends in genetics : TIG, 21(1), 46-53. eScholarID:1c4905 | PMID:15680514 | DOI:10.1016/j.tig.2004.11.012
  • Dibb KM, Hagarty CL, Loudon AS, Trafford AW. (2005). Photoperiod-dependent modulation of cardiac excitation contraction coupling in the Siberian hamster. American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 288(3), R607-14. eScholarID:1c7284 | PMID:15528392 | DOI:10.1152/ajpregu.00612.2004
  • Rousseau K, Atcha Z, Denton J, Cagampang FR, Ennos AR, Freemont AJ, Loudon AS. (2005). Skeletal bone morphology is resistant to the high amplitude seasonal leptin cycle in the Siberian hamster. The Journal of endocrinology, 186(3), 475-9. eScholarID:1c4903 | PMID:16135667 | DOI:10.1677/joe.1.06207
  • Dey J, Carr AJ, Cagampang FR, Semikhodskii AS, Loudon AS, Hastings MH, Maywood ES. (2005). The tau mutation in the Syrian hamster differentially reprograms the circadian clock in the SCN and peripheral tissues. Journal of biological rhythms, 20(2), 99-110. eScholarID:1c4904 | PMID:15834107 | DOI:10.1177/0748730404274264


  • Lincoln GA, Andersson H, Loudon A. (2003). Clock genes in calendar cells as the basis of annual timekeeping in mammals--a unifying hypothesis. The Journal of endocrinology, 179(1), 1-13. eScholarID:1c112 | PMID:14529560 | DOI:10.1677/joe.0.1790001
  • Loudon AS, Seymour ZC, Norris AJ, McFerran DW, Spiller DG, Stirland JA, Davis JR, White MR. (2003). Dynamic patterns of growth hormone gene transcription in individual living pituitary cells. Molecular endocrinology (Baltimore, Md.), 17(2), 193-202. eScholarID:1c109 | PMID:12554747 | DOI:10.1210/me.2002-0201
  • Loudon AS, Cagampang FR, Johnston JD, Carr AJ, Stirland JA, Davis JR, White MR. (2003). Evidence for an endogenous per1- and ICER-independent seasonal timer in the hamster pituitary gland. FASEB Journal, 17(8), 810-5. eScholarID:1c108 | PMID:12724339 | DOI:10.1096/fj.02-0837com
  • Johnston JD, Stirland JA, White MR, Davis JR, Loudon AS. (2003). Heterogeneous regulation of individual lactotroph cells by photoperiod in the Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus). General and comparative endocrinology, 134(2), 182-6. eScholarID:1c107 | PMID:14511989 | DOI:10.1016/S0016-6480(03)00248-X
  • Rousseau K, Atcha Z, Loudon AS. (2003). Leptin and seasonal mammals. Journal of neuroendocrinology, 15(4), 409-14. eScholarID:1c110 | PMID:12622842 | DOI:10.1046/j.1365-2826.2003.01007.x
  • Carr AJ, Johnston JD, Semikhodskii AG, Nolan T, Cagampang FR, Stirland JA, Loudon AS. (2003). Photoperiod differentially regulates circadian oscillators in central and peripheral tissues of the Syrian hamster. Current biology : CB, 13(17), 1543-8. eScholarID:1c106 | PMID:12956958 | DOI:10.1016/S0960-9822(03)00619-5
  • Loudon AS, Seymour ZC, Norris AJ, Stanley P, Castro MG, Windeatt S, Stirland JA, Davis JR, White MR. (2003). Real-time imaging of gene promoter activity using an adenoviral reporter construct demonstrates transcriptional dynamics in normal anterior pituitary cells. The Journal of endocrinology, 178(1), 61-9. eScholarID:1c111 | PMID:12844337 | DOI:10.1677/joe.0.1780061


  • Robson AJ, Rousseau K, Loudon AS, Ebling FJ. (2002). Cocaine and amphetamine-regulated transcript mRNA regulation in the hypothalamus in lean and obese rodents. Journal of neuroendocrinology, 14(9), 697-709. eScholarID:1c114 | PMID:12213131 | DOI:10.1046/j.1365-2826.2002.00830.x
  • Zhou S, Cagampang FR, Stirland JA, Loudon AS, Hopkins SJ. (2002). Different photoperiods affect proliferation of lymphocytes but not expression of cellular, humoral, or innate immunity in hamsters. Journal of biological rhythms, 17(5), 392-405. eScholarID:1c113 | PMID:12375616 | DOI:10.1177/074873002237133
  • Rousseau K, Atcha Z, Cagampang FR, Le Rouzic P, Stirland JA, Ivanov TR, Ebling FJ, Klingenspor M, Loudon AS. (2002). Photoperiodic regulation of leptin resistance in the seasonally breeding Siberian hamster (Phodopus sungorus). Endocrinology, 143(8), 3083-95. eScholarID:1c115 | PMID:12130574 | DOI:10.1210/en.143.8.3083
  • Hopkins SJ, Loudon AA. (2002). Remember the null hypothesis. J.Biol.Rhythms, 17, 410-412. eScholarID:1d6851 | DOI:10.1177/074873002237135


  • Thornton MJ, Hibberts NA, Street T, Brinklow BR, Loudon AS, Randall VA. (2001). Androgen receptors are only present in mesenchyme-derived dermal papilla cells of red deer (Cervus elaphus) neck follicles when raised androgens induce a mane in the breeding season. The Journal of endocrinology, 168(3), 401-8. eScholarID:1c119 | PMID:11241171 | DOI:10.1677/joe.0.1680401
  • Skinner TM, Lopez-Corrales NL, Anderson SI, Loudon AS, Lowden S, Haley CS, Archibald AL. (2001). Genetic and physical mapping, expression analysis and partial sequence of porcine PER1. Cytogenetics and cell genetics, 95(1-2), 82-4. eScholarID:1c116 | PMID:11978975 | DOI:10.1159/000057022
  • McFerran DW, Stirland JA, Norris AJ, Khan RA, Takasuka N, Seymour ZC, Gill MS, Robertson WR, Loudon AS, Davis JR, White MR. (2001). Persistent synchronized oscillations in prolactin gene promoter activity in living pituitary cells. Endocrinology, 142(7), 3255-60. eScholarID:1c118 | PMID:11416049 | DOI:10.1210/en.142.7.3255
  • Stirland JA, Johnston JD, Cagampang FR, Morgan PJ, Castro MG, White MR, Davis JR, Loudon AS. (2001). Photoperiodic regulation of prolactin gene expression in the Syrian hamster by a pars tuberalis-derived factor. Journal of neuroendocrinology, 13(2), 147-57. eScholarID:1c120 | PMID:11168840 | DOI:10.1046/j.1365-2826.2001.00611.x
  • Lee C, Etchegaray JP, Cagampang FR, Loudon AS, Reppert SM. (2001). Posttranslational mechanisms regulate the mammalian circadian clock. Cell, 107(7), 855-67. eScholarID:1c117 | PMID:11779462 | DOI:10.1016/S0092-8674(01)00610-9


  • Loudon AS, Semikhodskii AG, Crosthwaite SK. (2000). A brief history of circadian time. Trends in genetics : TIG, 16(11), 477-81. eScholarID:1c122 | PMID:11074285 | DOI:10.1016/S0168-9525(00)02122-3
  • Skinner TM, Lopez-Corrales NL, Anderson SI, Loudon AL, Haley CS, Archibald AL. (2000). Genetic and physical mapping of the porcine melatonin receptor 1B gene (MTNR1B) to chromosome 9. Cytogenetics and cell genetics, 90(1-2), 53-5. eScholarID:1c123 | PMID:11060444
  • Atcha Z, Cagampang FR, Stirland JA, Morris ID, Brooks AN, Ebling FJ, Klingenspor M, Loudon AS. (2000). Leptin acts on metabolism in a photoperiod-dependent manner, but has no effect on reproductive function in the seasonally breeding Siberian hamster (Phodopus sungorus). Endocrinology, 141(11), 4128-35. eScholarID:1c121 | PMID:11089545
  • Lucas RJ, Stirland JA, Mohammad YN, Loudon AS. (2000). Postnatal growth rate and gonadal development in circadian tau mutant hamsters reared in constant dim red light. Journal of reproduction and fertility, 118(2), 327-30. eScholarID:1c124 | PMID:10864796


  • Lucas RJ, Stirland JA, Darrow JM, Menaker M, Loudon AS. (1999). Free running circadian rhythms of melatonin, luteinizing hormone, and cortisol in Syrian hamsters bearing the circadian tau mutation. Endocrinology, 140(2), 758-64. eScholarID:1c126 | PMID:9927303
  • Luheshi GN, Gardner JD, Rushforth DA, Loudon AS, Rothwell NJ. (1999). Leptin actions on food intake and body temperature are mediated by IL-1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 96(12), 7047-52. eScholarID:1c125 | PMID:10359836


  • Loudon AS, Ihara N, Menaker M. (1998). Effects of a circadian mutation on seasonality in Syrian hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological sciences, 265(1395), 517-21. eScholarID:1c128 | PMID:9569670
  • Lucas RJ, Cagampang FR, Loudon AS, Stirland JA, Coen CW. (1998). Expression of vasoactive intestinal peptide mRNA in the suprachiasmatic nuclei of the circadian tau mutant hamster. Neuroscience letters, 249(2-3), 147-50. eScholarID:1c127 | PMID:9682838


  • Flint AP, Albon SD, Loudon AS, Jabbour HN. (1997). Behavioral dominance and corpus luteum function in red deer Cervus elaphus. Hormones and behavior, 31(3), 296-304. eScholarID:1c130 | PMID:9213143
  • Oklejewicz M, Hut RA, Daan S, Loudon AS, Stirland AJ. (1997). Metabolic rate changes proportionally to circadian frequency in tau mutant Syrian hamsters. Journal of biological rhythms, 12(5), 413-22. eScholarID:1c129 | PMID:9376640


  • Stirland JA, Mohammad YN, Loudon AS. (1996). A mutation of the circadian timing system (tau gene) in the seasonally breeding Syrian hamster alters the reproductive response to photoperiod change. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological sciences, 263(1368), 345-50. eScholarID:1c134 | PMID:8920256
  • Thornton MJ, Kato S, Hibberts NA, Brinklow BR, Loudon AS, Randall VA. (1996). Ability to culture dermal papilla cells from red deer (Cervus elaphus) hair follicles with differing hormonal responses in vivo offers a new model for studying the control of hair follicle biology. The Journal of experimental zoology, 275(6), 452-8. eScholarID:1c131 | PMID:8795289
  • Loudon A. (1996). The photoperiodic response in Syrian hamster depends upon a melatonin-driven circadian rhythm of sensitivity to melatonin. Journal of neuroendocrinology, 8(6), 481-2. eScholarID:1c132 | PMID:8809679
  • Stirland JA, Hastings MH, Loudon AS, Maywood ES. (1996). The tau mutation in the Syrian hamster alters the photoperiodic responsiveness of the gonadal axis to melatonin signal frequency. Endocrinology, 137(5), 2183-6. eScholarID:1c133 | PMID:8612567


  • Grosse J, Loudon AS, Hastings MH. (1995). Behavioural and cellular responses to light of the circadian system of tau mutant and wild-type Syrian hamsters. Neuroscience, 65(2), 587-97. eScholarID:1c138 | PMID:7777171
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