Glycemic control: Tanycytes march to the beat of the suprachiasmatic drummer

Curr Biol. 2022 Feb 28;32(4):R173-R176. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.01.038.


The suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) synchronizes physiology with the individual's environment to optimize bodily functions. A new study reveals that tanycytes follow the tempo set by the SCN to effect circadian changes in both brain entry of blood glucose and glycemia.

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Blood Glucose
  • Circadian Rhythm* / physiology
  • Ependymoglial Cells*
  • Suprachiasmatic Nucleus / physiology


  • Blood Glucose