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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness October 31, 2003

Status Report From: NASA Office of Biological and Physical Research (OBPR)
Posted: Saturday, November 8, 2003

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Hefferan TE, Evans GL, Lotinun S, Zhang M, Morey-Holton E, Turner RT.
Effect of gender on bone turnover in adult rats during simulated
weightlessness.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Nov;95(5):1775-80. Epub 2003 Jul 25.
(PI: R.T. Turner/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

2
Shibasaki M, Wilson TE, Cui J, Levine BD, Crandall CG.
Exercise throughout 6 degrees head-down tilt bed rest preserves
thermoregulatory responses.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Nov;95(5):1817-23. Epub 2003 Jul 25.
(PIs: B.D. Levine and C.G. Crandall/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

3
Finni T, Hodgson JA, Lai AM, Edgerton VR, Sinha S.
Mapping of movement in the isometrically contracting human soleus muscle
reveals details of its structural and functional complexity.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Nov;95(5):2128-33. Epub 2003 Jul 11.
(PI: S. Sinha/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

4
Martin E, Sharina I, Kots A, Murad F.
A constitutively activated mutant of human soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC):
implication for the mechanism of sGC activation.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Aug 5;100(16):9208-13. Epub 2003 Jul 25.
(PI: F. Murad/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Sharina IG, Martin E, Thomas A, Uray KL, Murad F.
CCAAT-binding factor regulates expression of the beta1 subunit of soluble
guanylyl cyclase gene in the BE2 human neuroblastoma cell line.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Sep 30;100(20):11523-8. Epub 2003 Sep 22.
(PI: F. Murad/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

6
Li YP, Chen Y, Li AS, Reid MB.
Hydrogen peroxide stimulates ubiquitin-conjugating activity and expression of
genes for specific E2 and E3 proteins in skeletal muscle myotubes.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Oct;285(4):C806-12. Epub 2003 May 28.
(PI: M.B. Reid/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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McCall GE, Allen DL, Haddad F, Baldwin KM.
Transcriptional regulation of IGF-I expression in skeletal muscle.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Oct;285(4):C831-9. Epub 2003 May 28.
(PI: K.M. Baldwin/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Cajochen C, Jewett ME, Dijk DJ.
Human circadian melatonin rhythm phase delay during a fixed sleep-wake schedule
interspersed with nights of sleep deprivation.
J Pineal Res. 2003 Oct;35(3):149-57.
(PIs: M.E. Jewett and D.J. Dijk/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

9
Cucinotta FA, Saganti PB, Hu X, Kim MHY, Cleghorn TF, Wilson JW, Tripathi
JW, Zeitlin CJ.
Physics of the isotopic dependence of galactic cosmic ray fluence behind
shielding.
Houston, Tex. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space
Center, [2003] v, 44 p. : ill. (NASA technical publication ; 210792)
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta/Biological Research and Countermeasures)
LOCATORplus ID: 101193993
Full text (in PDF) available from NASA JSC

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Prinzel LJ 3rd, Parasuraman R, Freeman FG, Scerbo MW, Mikulka PJ, Pope AT.
Three experiments examining the use of electroencephalogram, event-related
potentials, and heart-rate variability for real-time human-centered adaptive
automation design.
Hampton, Va. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research
Center, [2003] v, 62 p. : ill. (NASA technical publication ; 212442)
(PI: R. Parasuraman/Advanced Human Support Technology)
LOCATORplus ID: 101194535
Full text (in PDF) available from NASA JSC

11
Liu Y, Badler NI.
Real-time reach planning for animated characters using hardware acceleration.
In: 16th International Conference on Computer Animation and Social Agents.
Los Alamitos, Calif. : IEEE Computer Society, c2003. [8] p. : ill.
(PI: N.I. Badler/Advanced Human Support Technology)
LOCATORplus ID: 101193996

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Yamamoto K, Takahashi T, Asahara T, Ohura N, Sokabe T, Kamiya A, Ando J.
Proliferation, differentiation, and tube formation by endothelial progenitor
cells in response to shear stress.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Nov;95(5):2081-8. Epub 2003 Jul 11.

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Note (#13)

Method tested on STS-108
Dalton P, Gould M, Girten B, Stodieck LS, Bateman TA.
Innovative Methodology: Preventing annoyance from odors in spaceflight: a
method for evaluating the sensory impact of rodent housing.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Nov;95(5):2113-21.

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Silver FH, DeVore D, Siperko LM.
Highlighted Topics: Physiology of Aging: Invited Review: Role of
mechanophysiology in aging of ECM: effects of changes in mechanochemical
transduction.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Nov;95(5):2134-41. Review.

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Pattison JS, Folk LC, Madsen RW, Booth FW.
Highlighted Topics: Physiology of Aging: Selected Contribution: Identification of
differentially expressed genes between young and old rat soleus muscle during
recovery from immobilization-induced atrophy.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Nov;95(5):2171-9. Epub 2003 Aug 01.

16
Lorant M, Nadasy GL, Raffai G, Monos E.
Remodeling of the rat saphenous vein network in response to long-term
gravitational load.
Physiol Res. 2003 Oct;52(5):525-31.

17
Brown CM, Hecht MJ, Neundorfer B, Hilz MJ.
Effects of lower body negative pressure on cardiac and vascular responses to
carotid baroreflex stimulation.
Physiol Res. 2003 Oct;52(5):637-45.

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Frenette J, Chbinou N, Godbout C, Marsolais D, Frenette PS.
Macrophages, not neutrophils, infiltrate skeletal muscle in mice deficient in
P/E selectins after mechanical reloading.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2003 Oct;285(4):R727-32. Epub 2003 Jun
26.

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Mistlberger RE, Antle MC, Webb IC, Jones M, Weinberg J, Pollock MS.
Circadian clock resetting by arousal in Syrian hamsters: the role of stress and
activity.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2003 Oct;285(4):R917-25. Epub 2003 Jul
03.

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Zador E, Wuytack F.
Expression of SERCA2a is independent of innervation in regenerating soleus
muscle.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Oct;285(4):C853-61. Epub 2003 May 28.

21
Haker H, Misslisch H, Ott M, Frens MA, Henn V, Hess K, Sandor PS.
Three-dimensional vestibular eye and head reflexes of the chameleon:
characteristics of gain and phase and effects of eye position on orientation of
ocular rotation axes during stimulation in yaw direction.
J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2003 Jul;189(7):509-17.
Epub 2003 May 29.

22
Ballarini F, Biaggi M, Edwards A, Ferrari A, Ottolenghi A, Pelliccioni M,
Scannicchio D.
Estimating mixed field effects: an application supporting the lack of a
non-linear component for chromosome aberration induction by neutrons.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2003;103(1):19-28.

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Note (#23)

Study of effects of EMFs on cells grown in two and three dimensions, including a rotating wall vessel
Goodwin TJ.
Physiological and molecular genetic effects of time-varying electromagnetic fields on human neuronal cells.
Houston, Tex. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space
Center, [2003] iv, 29 p. : ill. (NASA technical publication ; 212054)
LOCATORplus ID: 101193989

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[Special issue: Molecular mechanism of the adaptation of terrestrial plants to
gravity environment on Earth]
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Aug;17(2):105-48. English, Japanese.

25
Kamisaka S.
[Preface to special issue "molecular mechanism of the adaptation of terrestrial
plants to gravity environment on Earth"]
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Aug;17(2):105-7. English, Japanese.

26
Morita MT, Tasaka M.
[Mechanism of gravi-sensing and -transduction in gravitropism of higher plants]
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Aug;17(2):108-15. Japanese.

27
Ueda J, Miyamoto K.
[Graviresponse in higher plants and its regulation in molecular bases:
relevance to growth and development, and auxin polar transport in etiolated pea
seedlings]
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Aug;17(2):116-25. Japanese.

28
Fujii N, Takahashi H.
[Auxin-mediated response of cucumber seedlings to gravity]
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Aug;17(2):126-34. Japanese.

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Hoson T, Wakabayashi K, Soga K.
[Gravity resistance, another graviresponse in plants--function of
anti-gravitational polysaccharides]
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Aug;17(2):135-43. Japanese.

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Nakamura T.
[Control of morphogenesis of woody plant by gravity on Earth]
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Aug;17(2):144-8. Japanese.

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