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NASA Spaceline 3 June 2005 Current Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 3, 2005

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  1. Chiao L, Sharipov S, Sargsyan AE, Melton S, Hamilton DR, McFarlin K, Dulchavsky SA. Ocular examination for trauma; clinical ultrasound aboard the International Space Station. J Trauma. 2005 May;58(5):885-889. (PI: S.A. Dulchavsky) ReasearchNote (#1) ISS results. Left is a picture from the paper showing the research being conducted on ISS.
  2. Reid MB. Invited Review. Response of the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway to changes in muscle activity. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 Jun;288(6):R1423-31. (PI: M.B. Reid)
  3. Paddon-Jones D, Sheffield-Moore M, Aarsland A, Wolfe RR, Ferrando AA. Exogenous amino acids stimulate human muscle anabolism without interfering with the response to mixed meal ingestion. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Apr;288(4):E761-7. Epub 2004 Nov 30. (PI: R.R. Wolfe)
  4. Eto Y, Yamada H, Shin JH, Agler DA, Tsujino H, Qin JX, Saracino G, Greenberg NL, Thomas JD, Shiota T. Automated mitral annular tracking: a novel method for evaluating mitral annular motion using two-dimensional echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2005 Apr;18(4):306-12. (PI: J.D. Thomas)
  5. Smilenov LB, Lieberman HB, Mitchell SA, Baker RA, Hopkins KM, Hall EJ. Combined haploinsufficiency for ATM and RAD9 as a factor in cell transformation, apoptosis, and DNA lesion repair dynamics. Cancer Res. 2005 Feb 1;65(3):933-8. (PI: E.J. Hall)
  6. Jeffes EW, Zhang JG, Hoa N, Petkar A, Delgado C, Chong S, Obenaus A, Sanchez R, Khalaghizadeh S, Khomenko T, Knight BA, Alipanah R, Nguyen TV, Shah C, Vohra S, Zhuang JL, Liu J, Wepsic HT, Jadus MR. Antiangiogenic drugs synergize with a membrane macrophage colony-stimulating factor-based tumor vaccine to therapeutically treat rats with an established malignant intracranial glioma. J Immunol. 2005 Mar 1;174(5):2533-43. (PI: A. Obenaus)
  7. Bartnik BL, Spigelman I, Obenaus A. Cell-permeant calcium buffer induced neuroprotection after cortical devascularization. Exp Neurol. 2005 Apr;192(2):357-64. (PI: A. Obenaus)
  8. Han YH, Kumar AN, Reschke MF, Somers JT, Dell'osso LF, Leigh RJ. Vestibular and non-vestibular contributions to eye movements that compensate for head rotations during viewing of near targets. Exp Brain Res. 2005 May 11; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.F. Reschke)
  9. Akitake B, Anishkin A, Sukharev S. The "dashpot" mechanism of stretch-dependent gating in MscS. J Gen Physiol. 2005 Feb;125(2):143-54. Epub 2005 Jan 18. (PI: S. Sukharev)
  10. Anishkin A, Chiang CS, Sukharev S. Gain-of-function mutations reveal expanded intermediate states and a sequential action of two gates in MscL. J Gen Physiol. 2005 Feb;125(2):155-70. (PI: S. Sukharev)
  11. Duray PH, Yin SR, Ito Y, Bezrukov L, Cox C, Cho MS, Fitzgerald W, Dorward D, Zimmerberg J, Margolis L. Invasion of human tissue ex vivo by Borrelia burgdorferi. J Infect Dis. 2005 May 15;191(10):1747-54. Epub 2005 Apr 6. (PI: P.H. Duray; NASA/NIH Center for Three-Dimensional Tissue Culture) Note (#11) Used rotating wall vessel bioreactor.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Sakuma-Zenke M, Sakai A, Nakayamada S, Kunugita N, Tabata T, Uchida S, Tanaka S, Mori T, Nakai K, Tanaka Y, Nakamura T. Reduced expression of platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1 in bone marrow cells in mice after skeletal unloading. J Bone Miner Res. 2005 Jun;20(6):1002-10. Epub 2005 Jan 4.
  2. Nemirovskaia TL, Shenkman BS, Krasnov IB. [Effect of long-term hypergravitation on the skeletal-muscular tissue in rats] Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2005 Feb;91(2):113-21. Russian.
  3. Serova LV. [Adaptation to new environments: microgravity] Usp Fiziol Nauk. 2005 Apr-Jun;36(2):3-21. Russian. Note C Analysis based on review of Cosmos rat results.
  4. Kamiya A, Kawada T, Yamamoto K, Michikami D, Ariumi H, Uemura K, Zheng C, Shimizu S, Aiba T, Miyamoto T, Sugimachi M, Sunagawa K. Resetting of arterial baroreflex increases orthostatic sympathetic activation and prevents postural hypotension in rabbits. J Physiol. 2005 May 5; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Lorant M, Raffai G, Nadasy G, Feher E, Monos E. Does chronic experimental head-down tilt alter intramural innervation density of the limb blood vessels? Jpn J Physiol. 2005 May 14; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Thomas JD, Adams DB, Devries S, Ehler D, Greenberg N, Garcia M, Ginzton L, Gorcsan J, Katz AS, Keller A, Khandheria B, Powers KB, Roszel C, Rubenson DS, Soble J; Digital Echocardiography Committee of the American Society of Echocardiography. Guidelines and recommendations for digital echocardiography. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2005 Mar;18(3):287-97.
  7. Cryan JF, Mombereau C, Vassout A. The tail suspension test as a model for assessing antidepressant activity: review of pharmacological and genetic studies in mice. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2005 Jul-Sep;29(4-5):571-625.
  8. Sotomayor M, Corey DP, Schulten K. In search of the hair-cell gating spring elastic properties of ankyrin and cadherin repeats. Structure (Camb). 2005 Apr;13(4):669-82. Note H The following two papers report identification of a major receptor for auxin. Identification of the receptor, which mediates transcriptional responses to auxin, has been sought for many years. The discovery is described in commentaries in Nature (PubMed 15917792) and Science (PubMed 15919964).
  9. Dharmasiri N, Dharmasiri S, Estelle M. The F-box protein TIR1 is an auxin receptor. Nature. 2005 May 26;435(7041):441-5.
  10. Kepinski S, Leyser O. The Arabidopsis F-box protein TIR1 is an auxin receptor. Nature. 2005 May 26;435(7041):446-51.
  11. Arora R, Gupta D, Chawla R, Sagar R, Sharma A, Kumar R, Prasad J, Singh S, Samanta N, Sharma RK. Radioprotection by plant products: present status and future prospects. Phytother Res. 2005 Jan;19(1):1-22.

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