NASA Spaceline January 16, 2004 Current Awareness

Status Report From: NASA Office of Biological and Physical Research (OBPR)
Posted: Sunday, January 18, 2004


Note (#1)

W.F. Morgan was co-editor of this issue titled "Radiation and Chromosomal Instability." There were 15 papers in this issue; two are listed below.

Morgan WF.
Is there a common mechanism underlying genomic instability, bystander effects and other nontargeted effects of exposure to ionizing radiation?
Oncogene. 2003 Oct 13; 22(45): 7094-9. Review.
(PI: W.F. Morgan/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Nagar S, Smith LE, Morgan WF.
Mechanisms of cell death associated with death-inducing factors from
genomically unstable cell lines.
Mutagenesis. 2003 Nov; 18(6): 549-60.
(PI: W.F. Morgan/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Karim BO, Landolfi JA, Christian A, Ricart-Arbona R, Qiu W, McAlonis M,
Eyabi PO, Khan KA, Dicello JF, Mann JF, Huso DL.

Estrous cycle and ovarian changes in a rat mammary carcinogenesis model after
irradiation, tamoxifen chemoprevention, and aging.
Comp Med. 2003 Oct; 53(5): 532-8.
(PIs: J.F. Dicello and D.L. Huso/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Tripathi RK, Wilson JW, Cucinotta FA, Anderson BM, Simonsen LC.
Materials trade study for lunar/gateway missions.
Adv Space Res. 2003; 31(11): 2383-8.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Olszowka AJ, Shykoff BE, Pendergast DR, Lundgren CE, Farhi LE.
Cardiac output: a view from Buffalo.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2003 Oct; 90(3-4): 292-304. Epub 2003 Aug 27. Review.
(PI: L.E. Farhi/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Eggers SD, De Pennington N, Walker MF, Shelhamer M, Zee DS.
Short-term adaptation of the VOR: non-retinal-slip error signals and saccade
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 94-110.
(PI: M. Shelhamer/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Cohen B, Dai M, Raphan T.
The critical role of velocity storage in production of motion sickness.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 359-76.
(PI: L.R. Young/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Hess BJ, Angelaki DE.
Dynamic modulation of ocular orientation during visually guided saccades and
smooth-pursuit eye movements.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 132-41.
(PI: D.E. Angelaki/Fundamental Space Biology)

Anker AR, Ali A, Arendt HE, Cass SP, Cotter LA, Jian BJ, Tamrazi B, Yates

Use of electrical vestibular stimulation to alter genioglossal muscle activity
in awake cats.
J Vestib Res. 2003; 13(1): 1-8.
(PI: B.J. Jian: Graduate Student Researchers Program/Fundamental Space Biology)

Mazet F, Yu JK, Liberles DA, Holland LZ, Shimeld SM.
Phylogenetic relationships of the Fox (Forkhead) gene family in the Bilateria.
Gene. 2003; 316(Oct 16): 79-89.
(PI: L.Z. Holland/Fundamental Space Biology)

Halfhill MD, Millwood RJ, Rufty TW, Weissinger AK, Stewart CN Jr.
Spatial and temporal patterns of green fluorescent protein (GFP) fluorescence
during leaf canopy development in transgenic oilseed rape, Brassica napus L.
Plant Cell Rep. 2003 Dec; 22(5): 338-43. Epub 2003 Sep 04.
(PI: C.N. Stewart Jr./Advanced Human Support Technology)

Friedman H, Meir S, Halevy AH, Philosoph-Hadas S.
Inhibition of the gravitropic bending response of flowering shoots by salicylic
Plant Sci. 2003 Oct; 165(4): 905-11.

Sobol' MA.
[Effect of changes in gravity on the quantity and localization of fibrillarin
in the nucleolus of cress root meristem]
Tsitol Genet. 2003 Jul-Aug; 37(4): 40-5. Russian.


Note (#14)

Includes Foton 12 results.

Guignandon A, Akhouayri O, Usson Y, Rattner A, Laroche N, Lafage-Proust MH, Alexandre C, Vico L.
Focal contact clustering in osteoblastic cells under mechanical stresses:
microgravity and cyclic deformation.
Cell Commun Adhes. 2003 Mar-Apr; 10(2): 69-83.


Note (#15)

Used drop-shaft to provide ten seconds of microgravity.

Song QH, Kobayashi T, Hosoi T, Cyong JC.
Effects of traditional Chinese medicines on murine bone metabolism in a
microgravity environment.
Am J Chin Med. 2003; 31(5): 739-49.

Cowie DA, Shoemaker JK, Gelb AW.
Orthostatic hypotension occurs frequently in the first hour after anesthesia.
Anesth Analg. 2004 Jan; 98(1): 40-5.

Fadel PJ, Ogoh S, Keller DM, Raven PB.
Recent insights into carotid baroreflex function in humans using the variable
pressure neck chamber.
Exp Physiol. 2003 Nov; 88(6): 671-80. Review.

Nunomiya T, Yonai S, Takada M, Fukumura A, Nakamura T.
Shielding experiment of heavy-ion produced neutrons using a tissue-equivalent
proportional counter.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2003; 106(3): 207-18.

Kadhim MA.
Role of genetic background in induced instability.
Oncogene. 2003 Oct 13; 22(45): 6994-9. Review.

Hall EJ, Hei TK.
Genomic instability and bystander effects induced by high-LET radiation.
Oncogene. 2003 Oct 13; 22(45): 7034-42. Review.

Sharma GG, Hall EJ, Dhar S, Gupta A, Rao PH, Pandita TK.
Telomere stability correlates with longevity of human beings exposed to
ionizing radiations.
Oncol Rep. 2003 Nov-Dec; 10(6): 1733-6.


Note (#22)

Special issue contains 73 papers; 3 PI papers and 7 others are included this week. Some papers are in PubMed and others are not. Go to the publisher's site for listing and links.

Brandt T, Cohen B, Siebold C. Editors.
The oculomotor and vestibular systems: their function and disorders. Proceedings of the Third International Ocular Motor Meeting. Waldbad Kreuth, Germany. April 3-5, 2003.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: xiii-xvii; 1-535.

Yakushin SB, Bukharina SE, Raphan T, Buttner-Ennever J, Cohen B.
Adaptive changes in the angular VOR: duration of gain changes and lack of
effect of nodulo-uvulectomy.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 78-93.

McCrea RA, Luan H.
Signal processing of semicircular canal and otolith signals in the vestibular
nuclei during passive and active head movements.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 169-82.

Boyle R, Johanson C.
Morphological properties of vestibulospinal neurons in primates.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 183-95.

Jahn K, Naessl A, Strupp M, Schneider E, Brandt T, Dieterich M.
Torsional eye movement responses to monaural and binaural galvanic vestibular
stimulation: side-to-side asymmetries.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 485-9.

Schneider E, Glasauer S, Brandt T, Dieterich M.
Nonlinear nystagmus processing causes torsional VOR nonlinearity.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 500-5.

Jaggi-Schwarz K, Hess BJ.
Common reference system for estimation of the postural and subjective visual
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 516-20.

Wright WG, Glasauer S.
Haptic subjective vertical shows context dependence: task and vision play a role
during dynamic tilt stimulation.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004: 531-5.

Brocard F, Clarac F, Vinay L.
Gravity influences the development of inputs from the brain to lumbar
motoneurons in the rat.
Neuroreport. 2003 Sep 15; 14(13): 1697-700.

Shupak A, Gil A, Nachum Z, Miller S, Gordon CR, Tal D.
Inner ear decompression sickness and inner ear barotrauma in recreational
divers: a long-term follow-up.
Laryngoscope. 2003 Dec; 113(12): 2141-7.

Kamskova YuG, Loktionova IV.
[Features of the behavioral status, GABA-ergic system and cerebral
monoamine-oxidase activity in rats in the course of 30-day hypokinesia]
Patol Fiziol Eksp Ter. 2003 Jul-Sep; (3): 17-8. Russian.

Horneck G, Facius R, Reichert M, Rettberg P, Seboldt W, Manzey D, Comet B,
Maillet A, Preiss H, Schauer L, Dussap CG, Poughon L, Belyavin A, Reitz G,
Baumstark-Khan C, Gerzer R.

HUMEX, a study on the survivability and adaptation of humans to long-duration
exploratory missions, part I: lunar missions.
Adv Space Res. 2003; 31(11): 2389-401.

Seastrom JW, Peercy RL Jr, Johnson GW, Sotnikov BJ, Brukhanov N.
Risk management in international manned space program operations.
Acta Astronaut. 2004 Feb; 54(4): 273-9.

Lapointe JF, Massicotte P.
Using VR to improve the performance of low-earth orbit space robot operations.
Cyberpsychol Behav. 2003 Oct; 6(5): 545-8.

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