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NASA Spaceline January 30, 2004 Current Awareness

Status Report From: NASA Office of Biological and Physical Research (OBPR)
Posted: Saturday, January 31, 2004

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Note (#1)

STS-95 experiment with John Glenn.

Paloski WH, Black FO, Metter EJ.
Postflight balance control recovery in an elderly astronaut: a case report.
Otol Neurotol. 2004 Jan;25(1):53-6.
(PIs: W.H. Paloski and F.O. Black/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Lecker SH, Jagoe RT, Gilbert A, Gomes M, Baracos V, Bailey J, Price SR,
Mitch WE, Goldberg AL.

Multiple types of skeletal muscle atrophy involve a common program of changes
in gene expression.
FASEB J. 2004 Jan;18(1):39-51.
(PI: A.L. Goldberg/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Pilmanis AA, Balldin UI, Webb JT, Krause KM.
Staged decompression to 3.5 psi using argon-oxygen and 100% oxygen breathing
mixtures.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Dec;74(12):1243-50.
(PI: A.A. Pilmanis/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Note (#4)

Results/analyses from 5 STS missions.

Stowe RP, Sams CF, Pierson DL.
Effects of mission duration on neuroimmune responses in astronauts.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Dec;74(12):1281-4.
(PIs: R.P. Stowe, Graduate Student Researchers Program; D.L. Pierson and A.D. Barrett/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Jasdzewski G, Strangman G, Wagner J, Kwong KK, Poldrack RA, Boas DA.
Differences in the hemodynamic response to event-related motor and visual
paradigms as measured by near-infrared spectroscopy.
Neuroimage. 2003 Sep;20(1):479-88.
(PI: J.P. Sutton/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Durand S, Cui J, Williams KD, Crandall CG.
Skin surface cooling improves orthostatic tolerance in normothermic
individuals.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Jan;286(1):R199-205.
(PI: C.G. Crandall/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Miller GM, Andres ML, Gridley DS.
NK cell depletion results in accelerated tumor growth and attenuates the
antitumor effect of total body irradiation.
Int J Oncol. 2003 Dec;23(6):1585-92.
(PI: G.A. Nelson, NSCOR in Radiation Health/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Kubinova L, Mao X, Janacek J, Archambeau JO.
Stereology techniques in radiation biology.
Radiat Res. 2003 Jul;160(1):110-9.
(PI: G.A. Nelson, NSCOR in Radiation Health/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Archambeau JO, Mao XW, Kubinova L.
Stereology techniques have--or should have--a role in preclinical radiation
therapy.
Radiat Res. 2003 Jul;160(1):120-3.
(PI: G.A. Nelson, NSCOR in Radiation Health/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Judex S, Boyd S, Qin YX, Miller L, Muller R, Rubin C.
Combining high-resolution micro-computed tomography with material composition to
define the quality of bone tissue.
Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2003;1(1):11-9.
(PI: Y.X. Qin and C. Rubin/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Meulemans D, McCauley D, Bronner-Fraser M.
Id expression in amphioxus and lamprey highlights the role of gene cooption
during neural crest evolution.
Dev Biol. 2003 Dec 15;264(2):430-42.
(PI: M. Bronner-Fraser/Fundamental Space Biology)

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Bibikova T, Gilroy S.
Root hair development.
J Plant Growth Regul. 2003; 21(4): 383-415.
(PI: S. Gilroy/Fundamental Space Biology)

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Note (#13)

for future use on ISS.

Buehler MG, Kuhlman GM, Keymeulen D, Myung NV, Kounaves SP.
Planar REDOX and conductivity sensors for ISS water quality measurements.
In: 2003 IEEE Aerospace Conference proceedings. Vol. 1. Piscataway, N.J. : Institute
of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, c2003. p. 2-535 - 2-550, ill.
(PI: S.P. Kounaves/Advanced Human Support Technology)
LOCATORplus ID: 101201026

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Note (#14)

Editorial includes comments on the following article by Gotoh et al.

Yates BJ.
The vestibular system and cardiovascular responses to altered gravity.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Jan;286(1):R22.

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Gotoh TM, Fujiki N, Matsuda T, Gao S, Morita H.
Roles of baroreflex and vestibulosympathetic reflex in controlling arterial
blood pressure during gravitational stress in conscious rats.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Jan;286(1):R25-30. Epub 2003 Sep
18.

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Kamiya A, Michikami D, Iwase S, Hayano J, Kawada T, Sugimachi M, Sunagawa
K.

{alpha}-Adrenergic vascular responsiveness to sympathetic nerve activity is
intact after head-down bed rest in humans.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Jan;286(1):R151-7. Epub 2003 Sep
04.

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Francia N, Santucci D, Aloe L, Alleva E.
Neurobehavioral coping to altered gravity: endogenous responses of
neurotrophins.
Prog Brain Res. 2004;146:185-94.

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Yamazaki F, Kawahara C, Soga I, Yamada S, Hamasaki K.
Baroreflex control of heart rate during heating in subjects with low
orthostatic tolerance.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Dec;74(12):1237-42.

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Note (#19)

Parabolic flight results.

Bock O, Abeele S, Eversheim U.
Sensorimotor performance and computational demand during short-term exposure to microgravity.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Dec;74(12):1256-62.

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Laughton CA, Slavin M, Katdare K, Nolan L, Bean JF, Kerrigan DC, Phillips
E, Lipsitz LA, Collins JJ.

Aging, muscle activity, and balance control: physiologic changes associated
with balance impairment.
Gait Posture. 2003 Oct;18(2):101-8.

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Tsutsumi T, Inaoka H, Fukuoka Y, Ishida A, Kitamura K.
Contribution of the vestibular apparatus to postural control when rising from a
chair.
Acta Otolaryngol. 2003 Dec;123(9):1054-9.

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Sikavitsas VI, Bancroft GN, Holtorf HL, Jansen JA, Mikos AG.
Mineralized matrix deposition by marrow stromal osteoblasts in 3D perfusion
culture increases with increasing fluid shear forces.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Dec 9;100(25):14683-8. Epub 2003 Dec 01.

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Jin J, Zhu C, Zhang HX, Sun ZX.
Preliminary study on a gravity-insensitive rice mutant.
J Zhejiang Univ Sci. 2004 Feb;5(2):144-8.

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Barlow PW.
The root cap: cell dynamics, cell differentiation and cap function.
J Plant Growth Regul. 2003; 21(4): 261-86.

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Hawes MC, Bengough G, Cassab G, Ponce G.
Root caps and rhizosphere.
J Plant Growth Regul. 2003; 21(4): 315-23.

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Tsutsumi D, Kosugi K, Mizuyama T.
Effect of hydrotropism on root system development in soybean (Glycine max):
growth experiments and a model simulation.

Note (#27)

Historical review of European involvement in space flight missions.
J Plant Growth Regul. 2003; 21(4): 441-58.

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Feustel-Buechl J.
25 years of European human spaceflight.
ESA Bull. 2003 Nov;116:6-21.

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Note (#28)

Description/results from Visual and Vestibular Investigation System experiment on STS-90.
Clement G, Angerer O, Schmitt D.
Life in a spin: what has been learnt from space.
ESA Bull. 2003 Nov;116:38-42.

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Flinn ED.
In space, CDs play a new tune.

Note (#29)

From the article: "NASA is adapting tiny laboratories embedded in compact discs to conduct biological tests aboard the International Space Station..."
Aerosp Am. 2004 Jan;42(1):26-7.

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Snell EH, Bellamy HD, Borgstahl GE.
Macromolecular crystal quality.
Methods Enzymol. 2003;368:268-88.

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Habitation 2004 Conference abstracts, January 4-7, 2004, Orlando, FL.
Habitation (Elmsford). 2003;9(3-4):89-218.
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