NASA Spaceline 26 August 2005 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Friday, August 26, 2005
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Sonnenfeld G.Experimentation with animal models in space. Introduction.Adv Space Biol Med. 2005;10:1-5.(HSR&T PI: G. Sonnenfeld)Note:
Introduction to the volume containing 10 reviews of various animal models for space flight, including types of models and different species used, their benefits and limitations, and space flight results. Nine articles are in the NASA section; 1 article is in the Of Interest section.
Grindeland RE, Ilyin EA, Holley DC, Skidmore MG.International collaboration on Russian spacecraft and the case for free flyer biosatellites.Adv Space Biol Med. 2005;10:41-80. Review.(HSR&T PI: R.E. Grindeland)Note:
Brief history of various ballistic and orbital mammalian space flights, with a more extensive description of Cosmos (Bion) flight results.
Chapes SK, Ganta RR.Mouse infection models for space flight immunology.Adv Space Biol Med. 2005;10:81-104. Review.(HSR&T PI: S.K. Chapes)
Tosini G, Aguzzi J.Effect of space flight on circadian rhythms.Adv Space Biol Med. 2005;10:165-74. Review.(HSR&T PI: G. Tosini)
Alberts JR, Ronca AE.Development as adaptation: a paradigm for gravitational and space biology.Adv Space Biol Med. 2005;10:175-207. Review.(HSR&T PIs: J.R. Alberts and A.E. Ronca)Note: STS-66 (NIH.R1 experiment), STS-70 (NIH.R2 experiment), and Cosmos 1514 results.
All articles (5 NASA articles and 6 articles of interest) in the following issue of Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology pertain to the physiological changes associated with human space exploration and ground-based simulation models, and include Earth-based medical applications:
Clement G, Reschke M, Wood S.Neurovestibular and sensorimotor studies in space and Earth benefits.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):267-83. Review.(HSR&T PI: M. Reschke)Note:
Review of human neurovestibular system studies during Shuttle flights, with a specific example from Neurolab (STS-90).
Cooke WH, Convertino VA.Cardiovascular consequences of weightlessness promote advances in clinical and trauma care.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):285-97. Review.(HSR&T PI: V.A. Convertino)
Sonnenfeld G.The immune system in space, including Earth-based benefits of space-based research.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):343-9. Review.(HSR&T PI: G. Sonnenfeld)Note:
Reviews immunological parameters influenced by space flight and ground-based simulation conditions.
Horn ER.Gravity effects on life processes in aquatic animals.Adv Space Biol Med. 2005;10:247-301. Review.Note:
Thorough review of neurophysiology and developmental biology studies in space using aquatic animals; includes some contrasting hypergravity studies.
Hinghofer-Szalkay H.Traveling space: biological considerations, and the benefits for terrestrial medicine.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):251. Editorial.
Hinghofer-Szalkay H, Rossler A.Benefit of repeated receptor stimulation as a spaceflight medical tool to promote cardiovascular fitness: different orthostatic paradigms compared.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):253-66.
Gerzer R, Heer M.Regulation of body fluid and salt homeostasis--from observations in space to new concepts on Earth.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):299-304. Review.Note:
Authors review their own research on salt and fluid homeostasis, including studies on Shuttle and Soyuz.
Mano T.Autonomic neural functions in space.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):319-24. Review.Note:
Review includes description of autonomic neural function studies using microneurography on humans during Neurolab (STS-90).
Norsk P.Cardiovascular and fluid volume control in humans in space.Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2005 Aug;6(4):325-30. Review.Note:
Includes discussion of the validity of ground-based simulation models, comparing ground and flight results (from EuroMir95 and Shuttle).
Shinder ME, Perachio AA, Kaufman GD.Fos responses to short-term adaptation of the horizontal vestibuloocular reflex before and after vestibular compensation in the Mongolian gerbil.Brain Res. 2005 Jul 19;1050(1-2):79-93.