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NASA Spaceline 6 May 2005 Current Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, May 6, 2005

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  1. Summers RL, Martin DS, Meck JV, Coleman TG. Mechanism of spaceflight-induced changes in left ventricular mass. Am J Cardiol. 2005 May 1;95(9):1128-30. (PI: J.V. Meck) Note (#1) Shuttle results.
  2. Ross MD, Varelas J. Synaptic ribbon plasticity, ribbon size and potential regulatory mechanisms in utricular and saccular maculae. J Vestib Res. 2005;15(1):17-30. (PI: M.D. Ross)
  3. Thierry-Palmer M, Cephas S, Sayavongsa P, Doherty A, Arnaud SB. Dahl salt-sensitive rats develop hypovitaminosis D and hyperparathyroidism when fed a standard diet. Bone. 2005 Apr;36(4):645-53. (PI: M. Thierry-Palmer)
  4. Lotinun S, Evans GL, Turner RT, Oursler MJ. Deletion of membrane-bound steel factor results in osteopenia in mice. J Bone Miner Res. 2005 Apr;20(4):644-52. Epub 2004 Dec 6. (PI: R.T. Turner)
  5. Reddi LN, Xiao M, Steinberg SL. Discontinuous pore fluid distribution under microgravity KC-135 flight investigations. Soil Sci Soc Am J 2005 Apr;69(3): 593-8. (PI: S.L. Steinberg) Note (#5) Parabolic flight results.
  6. Ramat, Stefano; Straumann, Dominik; New York Academy of Sciences. Clinical and basic oculomotor research. New York, N.Y: New York Academy of Sciences, 2005. NLM ID: 101237827 [Book] Note (#6) This volume's theme is "Clinical and Basic Oculomotor Research," providing a "snapshot of the state of the art of oculomotor and vestibular research, focusing on the bridge between laboratory and clinical research and the interdisciplinary relationships among ophthalmology, neurology, and otology." Nine papers by PIs are listed in this section and 10 papers are listed in the "Other papers of interest" section. To view all 75 citations, click here, or paste the following into the PubMed query box: ann n y acad sci [ta] 1039 [vi]
  7. Adenot S, Jarchow T, Young LR. Adaptation of VOR to Coriolis stimulation. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:88-96. (PI: L.R. Young)
  8. Shelhamer M, Aboukhalil A, Clendaniel R. Context-specific adaptation of saccade gain is enhanced with rest intervals between changes in context state. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:166-75. (PI: M. Shelhamer)
  9. Lewis RF, Haburcakova C, Merfeld DM. Tilt psychophysics measured in nonhuman primates. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:294-305. (PI: R.F. Lewis)
  10. Barnett-Cowan M, Dyde RT, Harris LR. Is an internal model of head orientation necessary for oculomotor control? Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:314-24. (PI: C.M. Oman)
  11. Kumar AN, Han YH, Liao K, Rucker JC, Ramat S, Leigh RJ. Evaluating large saccades in patients with brain-stem or cerebellar disorders. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:404-16. (PI: R.J. Leigh)
  12. Han YH, Kumar AN, Somers JT, Reschke MF, Leigh RJ. Effects of retinal image slip on modulation of visual vestibulo-ocular reflex during near viewing. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:463-5. (PIs: M.F. Reschke and R.J. Leigh)
  13. Karmali F, Shelhamer M. Automatic detection of camera translation in eye video recordings using multiple methods. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:470-6. (PI: M. Shelhamer)
  14. Liao K, Kumar AN, Han YH, Grammer VA, Gedeon BT, Leigh RJ. Comparison of velocity waveforms of eye and head saccades. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:477-9. (PI: R.J. Leigh)
  15. Wilson E, Sng K, Somers JT, Reschke MF, Leigh RJ. Studies of eccentric gaze stability: effects of pitch head position on horizontal gaze-holding in patients with cerebellar disease. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:593-6. (PIs: M.F. Reschke and R.J. Leigh)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Waki H, Katahira K, Yamasaki M, Nagayama T, Katsuda S, Wago H, Okouchi T, O-Ishi H, Miyake M, Miyamoto Y, Shimizu T. Effects of spaceflight on postnatal development of arterial baroreceptor reflex in rats. Acta Physiol Scand. 2005 May;184(1):17-26. Note A STS-90 (Neurolab) results.
  2. Montmerle S, Linnarsson D. Effects of gravity and blood volume shifts on cardiogenic oscillations in respired gas. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Apr 21; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Frerichs I, Bodenstein M, Dudykevych T, Hinz J, Hahn G, Hellige G. Effect of lower body negative pressure and gravity on regional lung ventilation determined by EIT. Physiol Meas. 2005 Apr;26(2):S27-37. Epub 2005 Mar 29. Note C Parabolic flight results.
  4. Carver S, Kiemel T, van der Kooij H, Jeka JJ. Comparing internal models of the dynamics of the visual environment. Biol Cybern. 2005 Mar;92(3):147-63. Epub 2005 Feb 9.
  5. Demer JL, Crane BT, Tian JR. Human angular vestibulo-ocular reflex axis disconjugacy: relationship to magnetic resonance imaging evidence of globe translation. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:15-25.
  6. Crane BT, Tian JR, Demer JL. Human angular vestibulo-ocular reflex initiation: relationship to Listing's law. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:26-35.
  7. Houben MM, Goumans J, Dejongste AH, van der Steen J. Angular and linear vestibulo-ocular responses in humans. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:68-80.
  8. Palla A, Bockisch CJ, Bergamin O, Straumann D. Residual torsion following ocular counterroll. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:81-7.
  9. Yakushin SB, Xiang Y, Raphan T, Cohen B. The role of gravity in adaptation of the vertical angular vestibulo-ocular reflex. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:97-110.
  10. Israel I, Lecoq C, Capelli A, Golomer E. Vestibular memory-contingent whole-body return: brave exocentered dancers. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:306-13.
  11. Peng GC, Minor LB, Zee DS. Gaze position corrective eye movements in normal subjects and in patients with vestibular deficits. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:337-48.
  12. Bartl K, Schneider E, Glasauer S. Dependence of the torsional vestibulo-ocular reflex on the direction of gravity. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:455-8.
  13. Tian JR, Crane BT, Demer JL. Human surge linear vestibulo-ocular reflex during tertiary gaze viewing. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:489-93.
  14. Pansell T, Tribukait A, Bolzani R, Schworm HD, Ygge J. Drift in ocular counterrolling during static head tilt. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005 Apr;1039:554-7.
  15. Stewart CM, Mustari MJ, Perachio AA. Visual-vestibular interactions during vestibular compensation: role of the pretectal NOT in horizontal VOR recovery after hemilabyrinthectomy in rhesus monkey. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Mar 9; [Epub ahead of print]
  16. Braam J. In touch: plant responses to mechanical stimuli. New Phytol. 2005 Feb;165(2):373-89.
  17. Lee D, Polisensky DH, Braam J. Genome-wide identification of touch- and darkness-regulated Arabidopsis genes: a focus on calmodulin-like and XTH genes. New Phytol. 2005 Feb;165(2):429-44.
  18. Szewczyk NJ, McLamb W. Surviving atmospheric spacecraft breakup. Wilderness Environ Med. 2005 Spring;16(1):27-32. Note R This paper includes a discussion of survival of Caenorhabditis elegans during spacecraft breakup.
  19. Hawkey A. Physiological and biomechanical considerations for a human Mars mission. J Br Interplanet Soc. 2005 Mar-Apr;58(3-4):117-30. Note S This article and three others appear in a special section of this journal entitled "Human Future and Space." They were presented at a British Interplanetary Society symposium of the same name. The four citations can be viewed by clicking here or pasting the following into the PubMed query box: j br interplanet soc [ta] 58[vi] 3-4[ip]
  20. Lawler A. NASA. Life science research on space station is headed for big cuts. Science. 2005 Apr 29;308(5722):610-1. News.

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