This issue includes seven full papers, listed here and in the "Other" section of this list, plus 21 short papers, based on presentations at the 20th annual meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology, November 2004, Brooklyn, NY. Full text of all of these papers can be obtained online at no charge at the ASGSB web site.
Sonnenfeld G.Use of animal models for space flight physiology studies, with special focus on the immune system.Gravit Space Biol. 2005 Jun;18(2):31-5. Review.(HSR&T PI: G. Sonnenfeld)
Cavanagh PR, Licata AA, Rice AJ.Exercise and pharmacological countermeasures for bone loss during long-duration space flight.Gravit Space Biol. 2005 Jun;18(2):39-58. Review.(HSR&T PI: P.R. Cavanagh)
Note:Includes review of bone loss experienced during various space flights.
Convertino VA.Consequences of cardiovascular adaptation to spaceflight: implications for the use of pharmacological countermeasures.Gravit Space Biol. 2005 Jun;18(2):59-69.(HSR&T PI: V.A. Convertino)
Palmieri M, Kiss JZ.Disruption of the F-actin cytoskeleton limits statolith movement in Arabidopsis hypocotyls.J Exp Bot. 2005 Aug 1; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PIs: M. Palmieri, Graduate Student Researcher Program, and J.Z. Kiss)
Kaufman GD.Fos expression in the vestibular brainstem: what one marker can tell us about the network.Brain Res Brain Res Rev. 2005 Jul 21; [Epub ahead of print]
Häder D-P, Hemmersbach R, Lebert M.
Gravity and the behavior of unicellular organisms.Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2005. xiv, 258 p. ; ill.Developmental and cell biology series ; 40.
Zhao Y, Johnsen R, Baillie D, Rose A.Worms in space? A model biological dosimeter.Gravit Space Biol. 2005 Jun;18(2):11-6.Note:
Includes brief description of ICE-First (International collaboration to use C. elegans as a model system for biological studies in space) mission on ISS.
Forsburg SL.The yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces pombe: models for cell biology research.Gravit Space Biol. 2005 Jun;18(2):3-9.