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NASA Spaceline February 27, 2004 Current Awareness

Status Report From: NASA Office of Biological and Physical Research (OBPR)
Posted: Wednesday, March 3, 2004

1

Note (#1)

Retrospective study of Shuttle pre- and postflight stand tests.

Martin DS, Meck JV.
Presyncopal/non-presyncopal outcomes of post spaceflight stand tests are
consistent from flight to flight.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2004 Jan;75(1):65-7.
(PI: J.V. Meck/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

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Koenig SC, Ewert DL, Ludwig DA, Fanton JF, Convertino VA.
Bed rest affects ventricular and arterial elastances in monkeys: implications
for humans.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2004 Jan;75(1):7-15.
(PI: V.A. Convertino/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

3
Kurtzer I, DiZio P, Lackner J.
Task-dependent motor learning.
Exp Brain Res. 2003 Nov;153(1):128-32. Epub 2003 Sep 16.
(PI: J. Lackner/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

4
Rogers NL, Dorrian J, Dinges DF.
Sleep, waking and neurobehavioural performance.
Front Biosci. 2003 Sep 1;8:s1056-67. Review.
(PI: D.F. Dinges/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

5
Boas DA, Strangman G, Culver JP, Hoge RD, Jasdzewski G, Poldrack RA, Rosen
BR, Mandeville JB.

Can the cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen be estimated with near-infrared
spectroscopy?
Phys Med Biol. 2003 Aug 7;48(15):2405-18.
(PI: J.P. Sutton/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

6

Note (#16)

Donald Ingber argues that many diseases result from abnormal mechanotransduction processes.

Ingber DE.
Mechanobiology and diseases of mechanotransduction.
Ann Med. 2003;35(8):564-77. Review.
(PI: D.E. Ingber/Fundamental Space Biology)

7
Kim SJ, Kim MR, Bedgar DL, Moinuddin SG, Cardenas CL, Davin LB, Kang C, Lewis NG.
Functional reclassification of the putative cinnamyl alcohol dehydrogenase
multigene family in Arabidopsis.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 10;101(6):1455-60. Epub 2004 Jan 26.
(PI: N.G. Lewis/Fundamental Space Biology)

8

Note (#8)

ISS results from the PESTO experiment.

Stutte GW, Monje O, Anderson S.
Wheat (Triticum aesativum L. cv. USU Apogee) growth onboard the International Space Station (ISS) : germination and early development.
In: Proceedings, 30th annual meeting, Plant Growth Regulation Society of America held jointly with the Japanese Society for Chemical Regulation of Plants. LaGrange,
GA: Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, [2003] p. 64-69.
(PI: G.W. Stutte/Fundamental Space Biology)
LOCATORplus ID: 101206852

9

Note (#9)

Describes development of the Radish Assimilation in Spaceflight Testbed Atmospheres (RASTA) experiment for ISS.

Eraso I, Stutte GW.
Cultivar effects on radish sensitivity : resistance to chronic ethylene exposure. In: Proceedings, 30th annual meeting, Plant Growth Regulation Society of America held jointly with the Japanese Society for Chemical Regulation of Plants. LaGrange, GA: Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, [2003] p. 149-155.
(PI: G.W. Stutte/Fundamental Space Biology)
LOCATORplus ID: 101206854

10
Sapsford KE, Rasooly A, Taitt CR, Ligler FS.
Detection of Campylobacter and Shigella species in food samples using an array
biosensor.
Anal Chem. 2004 Jan 15;76(2):433-40.
(PI: F.S. Ligler/Advanced Human Support Technology)

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Taitt CR, Shubin YS, Angel R, Ligler FS.
Detection of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium by using a rapid,
array-based immunosensor.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Jan;70(1):152-8.
(PI: F.S. Ligler/Advanced Human Support Technology)

12
Yorio NC, Goins GD, Wheeler RM, Stutte GW.
Regulation of biomass partionining in hydroponically-grown potato by altering
nitrogen concentrations.
In: Proceedings, 30th annual meeting, Plant Growth Regulation Society of America
held jointly with the Japanese Society for Chemical Regulation of Plants. LaGrange,
GA: Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, [2003] p. 160-165.
(PI: R.M. Wheeler/Advanced Human Support Technology)
LOCATORplus ID: 101206855

13
Edney SL, Yorio NC, Stutte GW, Monje OA, Wheeler RM, Goins GD.
Comparison of bunching onion (Allium fistulosum L.) growth under high-pressure
sodium and cool white fluorescent lamps.
In: Proceedings, 30th annual meeting, Plant Growth Regulation Society of America
held jointly with the Japanese Society for Chemical Regulation of Plants. LaGrange,
GA: Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, [2003] p. 203-205.
(PIs: R.M. Wheeler and G.D. Goins/Advanced Human Support Technology)
LOCATORplus ID: 101206857

14

Note (#14)

STS-81 results.

Perbal G, Lefranc A, Jeune B, Driss-Ecole D.
Mechanotransduction in root gravity sensing cells.
Physiol Plant. 2004 Feb;120(2):303-11.

15
Hauptner A, Dietzel S, Drexler GA, Reichart P, Krucken R, Cremer T, Friedl
AA, Dollinger G.

Microirradiation of cells with energetic heavy ions.
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2004 Feb;42(4):237-245. Epub 2004 Jan 20.

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Langner I, Blettner M, Gundestrup M, Storm H, Aspholm R, Auvinen A, Pukkala
E, Hammer GP, Zeeb H, Hrafnkelsson J, Rafnsson V, Tulinius H, De Angelis G,
Verdecchia A, Haldorsen T, Tveten U, Eliasch Dagger H, Hammar N, Linnersjo A.

Cosmic radiation and cancer mortality among airline pilots: results from a
European cohort study (ESCAPE).
Radiat Environ Biophys. 2004 Feb;42(4):247-256. Epub 2003 Nov 28.

17
Limoli CL, Giedzinski E, Rola R, Otsuka S, Palmer TD, Fike JR.
Radiation response of neural precursor cells: linking cellular sensitivity to
cell cycle checkpoints, apoptosis and oxidative stress.
Radiat Res. 2004 Jan;161(1):17-27.

18

Note (#18)

News article describing research of the neurobehavioral and psychosocial factors team of NSBRI, highlighting the work of PIs Lieberman, Kosslyn, and Dinges.

Larkin M.
Detection of cognitive impairment: the final frontier.
Lancet Neurol. 2003 Oct;2(10):590-1. News.

19
Albery WB.
Acceleration in other axes affects +Gz tolerance: dynamic centrifuge simulation of
agile flight.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2004 Jan;75(1):1-6.

20
Machida S, Booth FW.
Regrowth of skeletal muscle atrophied from inactivity.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004 Jan;36(1):52-9. Review.

21
Ifuku H, Shiraishi Y.
Assessment of cardiovascular regulation during head-up tilt and suspension in
swimmers.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004 Jan;36(1):155-9.

22
Karcher H, Lammerding J, Huang H, Lee RT, Kamm RD, Kaazempur-Mofrad MR.
A three-dimensional viscoelastic model for cell deformation with experimental
verification.
Biophys J. 2003 Nov;85(5):3336-49.

23
Radisic M, Yang L, Boublik J, Cohen RJ, Langer R, Freed LE, Vunjak-Novakovic
G.

Medium perfusion enables engineering of compact and contractile cardiac tissue.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Feb;286(2):H507-16. Epub 2003 Oct 09.

24
Ichinose M, Saito M, Wada H, Kitano A, Kondo N, Nishiyasu T.
Modulation of arterial baroreflex control of muscle sympathetic nerve activity
by muscle metaboreflex in humans.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Feb;286(2):H701-7.

25
Balaban CD.
Projections from the parabrachial nucleus to the vestibular nuclei: potential
substrates for autonomic and limbic influences on vestibular responses.
Brain Res. 2004 Jan 16;996(1):126-37.

26
Jones GE, Balaban CD, Jackson RL, Wood KA, Kopke RD.
Effect of trans-bullar gentamicin treatment on guinea pig angular and linear
vestibulo-ocular reflexes.
Exp Brain Res. 2003 Oct;152(3):293-306. Epub 2003 Jul 31.

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Uchino Y.
Role of cross-striolar and commural inhibition in the vestibulocollic
reflex.
Prog Brain Res. 2004;143:403-9. Review.

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