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NASA Spaceline 5 August 2005 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, August 5, 2005

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  1. David S, Stegenga SL, Hu P, Xiong G, Kerr E, Becker KB, Venkatapathy S, Warrington JA, Kalb RG. Expression of serum- and glucocorticoid-inducible kinase is regulated in an experience-dependent manner and can cause dendrite growth. J Neurosci. 2005 Jul 27;25(30):7048-53. (HSR&T PI: K. Walton) Note: Neurolab (STS-90) results.
  2. Foley CM, Mueller PJ, Hasser EM, Heesch CM. Hindlimb unloading and female gender attenuate baroreflex mediated sympathoexcitation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 Jul 28; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PIs: C.M. Foley and C.M. Heesch)
  3. Adam A, De Luca CJ. Firing rates of motor units in human vastus lateralis muscle during fatiguing isometric contractions. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Jul;99(1):268-80. (HSR&T PI: C.J. De Luca)
  4. Mittra E, Rubin C, Qin YX. Interrelationship of trabecular mechanical and microstructural properties in sheep trabecular bone. J Biomech. 2005 Jun;38(6):1229-37. (HSR&T PI: Y.X. Qin)
  5. Barcellos-Hoff MH. How tissues respond to damage at the cellular level: orchestration by transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta). BJR Suppl. 2005;27:123-7. (HSR&T PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff)
  6. Nagasawa H, Peng Y, Wilson PF, Lio YC, Chen DJ, Bedford JS, Little JB. Role of homologous recombination in the alpha-particle-induced bystander effect for sister chromatid exchanges and chromosomal aberrations. Radiat Res. 2005 Aug;164(2):141-7. (HSR&T PIs: D.J. Chen and J.S. Bedford)
  7. Emfietzoglou D, Cucinotta FA, Nikjoo H. A complete dielectric response model for liquid water: a solution of the Bethe ridge problem. Radiat Res. 2005 Aug;164(2):202-11. (HSR&T PI: F.A. Cucinotta)
  8. Hong MY, Turner ND, Carroll RJ, Chapkin RS, Lupton JR. Differential response to DNA damage may explain different cancer susceptibility between small and large intestine. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2005 Jul;230(7):464-71. (HSR&T PI: J.R. Lupton)
  9. D'Elia R, Allen PL, Johanson K, Nickerson CA, Hammond TG. Homozygous diploid deletion strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that determine lag phase and dehydration tolerance. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2005 Jun;67(6):816-26. Epub 2004 Dec 10. (HSR&T PIs: C.A. Nickerson and T.G. Hammond)
  10. Peterson KJ, Butterfield NJ. Origin of the Eumetazoa: testing ecological predictions of molecular clocks against the Proterozoic fossil record. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jul 5;102(27):9547-52. Epub 2005 Jun 27. (HSR&T PI: K.J. Peterson) Note: This research is featured on the cover of this issue of PNAS.
  11. Meulemans D, Bronner-Fraser M. Central role of gene cooption in neural crest evolution. J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol. 2005 Jul 15;304(4):298-303. (HSR&T PI: M. Bronner-Fraser) Note: This research is featured on the cover of this issue: This is a special issue based on seminars presented at the symposium, "The evolutionary origin of neural crest and placodes," held during the 7th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology. The following paper was also in this issue.
  12. Holland LZ. Non-neural ectoderm is really neural: evolution of developmental patterning mechanisms in the non-neural ectoderm of chordates and the problem of sensory cell homologies. J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol. 2005 Jul 15;304(4):304-23. (HSR&T PI: M. Bronner-Fraser)
  13. Schubert M, Yu JK, Holland ND, Escriva H, Laudet V, Holland LZ. Retinoic acid signaling acts via Hox1 to establish the posterior limit of the pharynx in the chordate amphioxus. Development. 2005 Jan;132(1):61-73. Epub 2004 Dec 2. (HSR&T PI: M. Bronner-Fraser) Note: This research was featured on the cover of this issue. The paper can currently be obtained online at no charge.
  14. Berger BW, Garcia RY, Lenhoff AM, Kaler EW, Robinson CR. Relating surfactant properties to activity and solubilization of the human adenosine A3 receptor. Biophys J. 2005 Jul;89(1):452-64. Epub 2005 Apr 22. (HSR&T PI: E.W. Kaler)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Chopard A, Arrighi N, Carnino A, Marini JF. Changes in dysferlin, proteins from dystrophin glycoprotein complex, costameres, and cytoskeleton in human soleus and vastus lateralis muscles after a long-term bedrest with or without exercise. FASEB J. 2005 Jul 26; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Steinback CD, O'Leary DD, Bakker J, Cechetto AD, Ladak HM, Shoemaker JK. Carotid distensibility, baroreflex sensitivity, and orthostatic stress. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Jul;99(1):64-70. Epub 2005 Feb 24.
  3. Yimlamai T, Dodd SL, Borst SE, Park S. Clenbuterol induces muscle-specific attenuation of atrophy through effects on the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Jul;99(1):71-80. Epub 2005 Mar 17.
  4. Lentle RG, Kruger MC. Changes in mineralization and biomechanics of tibial metaphyses in splinted rats. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Jul;99(1):173-80. Epub 2005 Mar 10.
  5. Stengel SV, Kemmler W, Pintag R, Beeskow C, Weineck J, Lauber D, Kalender WA, Engelke K. Power training is more effective than strength training for maintaining bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Jul;99(1):181-8. Epub 2005 Mar 3.
  6. Behnke BJ, Delp MD, Dougherty PJ, Musch TI, Poole DC. Effects of aging on microvascular oxygen pressures in rat skeletal muscle. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2005 Apr 15;146(2-3):259-68.
  7. Rzeszowska-Wolny J, Polanska J, Pietrowska M, Palyvoda O, Jaworska J, Butkiewicz D, Hancock R. Influence of polymorphisms in DNA repair genes XPD, XRCC1 and MGMT on DNA damage induced by gamma radiation and its repair in lymphocytes in vitro. Radiat Res. 2005 Aug;164(2):132-40.
  8. Cai Z, Cloutier P, Sanche L, Hunting D. DNA interduplex crosslinks induced by Al(kalpha) X rays under vacuum. Radiat Res. 2005 Aug;164(2):173-9.
  9. Semenenko VA, Stewart RD, Ackerman EJ. Monte Carlo simulation of base and nucleotide excision repair of clustered DNA damage sites. I. Model properties and predicted trends. Radiat Res. 2005 Aug;164(2):180-93.
  10. Semenenko VA, Stewart RD. Monte Carlo simulation of base and nucleotide excision repair of clustered DNA damage sites. II. Comparisons of model predictions to measured data. Radiat Res. 2005 Aug;164(2):194-201.
  11. Sobol' MA, Kordium EL, Gonzalez-Camacho F, Rodriguez-Vilarino V, Medina FJ. [Altered gravity affects subnucleolus localization of fibrillarin and NopA64, the most important proteins of rRNA processing] Tsitol Genet. 2005 Jan-Feb;39(1):52-62. Russian.

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