SpaceRef

SpaceRef


NASA Spaceline 15 April 2005 Current Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, April 15, 2005

PubMed's abstract is linked when available and each will open in a new window.

  1. Pierson DL, Stowe RP, Phillips TM, Lugg DJ, Mehta SK. Epstein-Barr virus shedding by astronauts during space flight. Brain Behav Immun. 2005 May;19(3):235-42. (PIs: D.L. Pierson, A.D. Barrett/R.P. Stowe) Note (#1) Shuttle and Mir results.
  2. Elefteriou F, Ahn JD, Takeda S, Starbuck M, Yang X, Liu X, Kondo H, Richards WG, Bannon TW, Noda M, Clement K, Vaisse C, Karsenty G. Leptin regulation of bone resorption by the sympathetic nervous system and CART. Nature. 2005 Mar 24;434(7032):514-20. Epub 2005 Feb 20. (PI: G. Karsenty) Note (#2) In the "News and Views" section of the same issue of Nature, J.K. Elmquist and G.J. Strewler discuss this paper, pointing out that this research is beginning to uncover the neuroendocrine mechanisms involved in the regulation of bone mass by leptin.
  3. Wallace JM, Stone LS, Masson GS. Object motion computation for the initiation of smooth pursuit eye movements in humans. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Apr;93(4):2279-93. (PI: L.S. Stone)
  4. Stroud KJ, Harm DL, Klaus DM. Preflight virtual reality training as a countermeasure for space motion sickness and disorientation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2005 Apr;76(4):352-6. (PI: D.L. Harm)
  5. Danaher P, Tanaka K, Hargens AR. Mechanical counter-pressure vs. gas-pressurized spacesuit gloves: grip and sensitivity. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2005 Apr;76(4):381-4. (PI: A.R. Hargens)
  6. Nagar S, Morgan WF. The death-inducing effect and genomic instability. Radiat Res. 2005 Mar;163(3):316-23. (PI: W.F. Morgan)
  7. Nagar S, Smith LE, Morgan WF. Variation in apoptosis profiles in radiation-induced genomically unstable cell lines. Radiat Res. 2005 Mar;163(3):324-31. (PI: W.F. Morgan)
  8. Nguyen HX, Lusis AJ, Tidball JG. Null mutation of myeloperoxidase prevents mechanical activation of neutrophil lysis of muscle cell membranes in vitro and in vivo. J Physiol. 2005 Mar 24; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.G. Tidball)
  9. Rothenberg EV, Taghon T. Molecular genetics of T cell development. Annu Rev Immunol. 2005;23:601-49. Review. (PI: E.V. Rothenberg)
  10. Liu M, Hasenstein KH. La3+ uptake and its effect on the cytoskeleton in root protoplasts of Zea mays L. Planta. 2005 Mar;220(5):658-66. Epub 2004 Sep 21. (PI: K.H. Hasenstein)
  11. Esue O, Cordero M, Wirtz D, Tseng Y. The assembly of MreB, a prokaryotic homolog of actin. J Biol Chem. 2005 Jan 28;280(4):2628-35. Epub 2004 Nov 16. (PI: D. Wirtz)
  12. Kole TP, Tseng Y, Jiang I, Katz JL, Wirtz D. Intracellular mechanics of migrating fibroblasts. Mol Biol Cell. 2005 Jan;16(1):328-38. Epub 2004 Oct 13. (PI: D. Wirtz)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Rittweger J, Frost HM, Schiessl H, Ohshima H, Alkner B, Tesch P, Felsenberg D. Muscle atrophy and bone loss after 90 days' bed rest and the effects of flywheel resistive exercise and pamidronate: Results from the LTBR study. Bone. 2005 Mar 31; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Eijnde BO, Derave W, Wojtaszewski JF, Richter EA, Hespel P. AMP kinase expression and activity in human skeletal muscle: effects of immobilization, retraining, and creatine supplementation. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Apr;98(4):1228-33. Epub 2004 Oct 29.
  3. Stains JP, Civitelli R. Cell-to-cell interactions in bone. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005 Mar 18;328(3):721-7. Review.
  4. Convertino VA, Cooke WH, Lurie KG. Inspiratory resistance as a potential treatment for orthostatic intolerance and hemorrhagic shock. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2005 Apr;76(4):319-25.
  5. Stevens SA, Lakin WD, Penar PL. Modeling steady-state intracranial pressures in supine, head-down tilt and microgravity conditions. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2005 Apr;76(4):329-38.
  6. Girgenrath M, Gobel S, Bock O, Pongratz H. Isometric force production in high Gz: mechanical effects, proprioception, and central motor commands. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2005 Apr;76(4):339-43.
  7. Dussault C, Jouanin JC, Philippe M, Guezennec CY. EEG and ECG changes during simulator operation reflect mental workload and vigilance. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2005 Apr;76(4):344-51.
  8. Rafiq A, Broderick TJ, Williams DR, Doarn CR, Jones JA, Merrell RC. Assessment of simulated surgical skills in parabolic microgravity. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2005 Apr;76(4):385-91.
  9. Maurer C, Peterka RJ. A new interpretation of spontaneous sway measures based on a simple model of human postural control. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Jan;93(1):189-200. Epub 2004 Aug 25.
  10. Hirvonen TP, Minor LB, Hullar TE, Carey JP. Effects of intratympanic gentamicin on vestibular afferents and hair cells in the chinchilla. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Feb;93(2):643-55. Epub 2004 Sep 29.
  11. Zago M, Bosco G, Maffei V, Iosa M, Ivanenko YP, Lacquaniti F. Fast adaptation of the internal model of gravity for manual interceptions: evidence for event-dependent learning. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Feb;93(2):1055-68. Epub 2004 Sep 29.
  12. Ramachandran R, Lisberger SG. Normal performance and expression of learning in the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) at high frequencies. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Apr;93(4):2028-38. Epub 2004 Nov 17.
  13. Woltering EJ, Balk PA, Nijenhuis-Devries MA, Faivre M, Ruys G, Somhorst D, Philosoph-Hadas S, Friedman H. An auxin-responsive 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate synthase is responsible for differential ethylene production in gravistimulated Antirrhinum majus L. flower stems. Planta. 2005 Jan;220(3):403-13. Epub 2004 Sep 2.

// end //

More status reports and news releases or top stories.

Please follow SpaceRef on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.