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NASA Spaceline 21 October 2005 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, October 21, 2005

PubMed's abstract is linked when available and each will open in a new window.

  1. Kelly TH, Hienz RD, Zarcone TJ, Wurster RM, Brady JV. Crewmember performance before, during, and after spaceflight. J Exp Anal Behav. 2005 Sep;84(2):227-41. (HSR&T PI: J.V. Brady) Note: Shuttle results.
  2. Zderic TW, Hamilton MT. Physical inactivity amplifies the sensitivity of skeletal muscle to the lipid-induced downregulation of lipoprotein lipase activity. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Sep 29; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: M.T. Hamilton) Note: Hindlimb unloading used.
  3. Armoundas AA, Hohnloser SH, Ikeda T, Cohen RJ. Can microvolt T-wave alternans testing reduce unnecessary defibrillator implantation? Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2005 Oct;2(10):522-8. (HSR&T PI: R.J. Cohen)
  4. Zderic V, Keshavarzi A, Noble ML, Paun M, Sharar SR, Crum LA, Martin RW, Vaezy S. Hemorrhage control in arteries using high-intensity focused ultrasound: a survival study. Ultrasonics. 2005 Sep 19; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  5. Lafon C, Zderic V, Noble ML, Yuen JC, Kaczkowski PJ, Sapozhnikov OA, Chavrier F, Crum LA, Vaezy S. Gel phantom for use in high-intensity focused ultrasound dosimetry. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2005 Oct;31(10):1383-9. (HSR&T PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  6. Nomura Y, Mulavara AP, Richards JT, Brady R, Bloomberg JJ. Optic flow dominates visual scene polarity in causing adaptive modification of locomotor trajectory. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2005 Oct 6; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: J.J. Bloomberg)
  7. Fukuhara C, Aguzzi J, Bullock N, Tosini G. Effect of long-term exposure to constant dim light on the circadian system of rats. Neurosignals. 2005;14(3):117-25. (HSR&T PI: G. Tosini)
  8. Horstmann M, Durante M, Johannes C, Pieper R, Obe G. Space radiation does not induce a significant increase of intrachromosomal exchanges in astronauts' lymphocytes. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2005 Oct 11;:1-6 [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS, Shuttle, & Soyuz results.
  9. Hong MY, Bancroft LK, Turner ND, Davidson LA, Murphy ME, Carroll RJ, Chapkin RS, Lupton JR. Fish oil decreases oxidative DNA damage by enhancing apoptosis in rat colon. Nutr Cancer. 2005;52(2):166-75. (HSR&T PI: J.R. Lupton)
  10. Greeneltch KM, Kelly-Welch AE, Shi Y, Keegan AD. Chronic morphine treatment promotes specific Th2 cytokine production by murine T cells in vitro via a Fas/Fas ligand-dependent mechanism. J Immunol. 2005 Oct 15;175(8):4999-5005. (HSR&T PI: Y. Shi)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Gallagher P, Trappe S, Harber M, Creer A, Mazzetti S, Trappe T, Alkner B, Tesch P. Effects of 84-days of bedrest and resistance training on single muscle fibre myosin heavy chain distribution in human vastus lateralis and soleus muscles. Acta Physiol Scand. 2005 Sep;185(1):61-9.
  2. Hodgson JA, Roy RR, Higuchi N, Monti RJ, Zhong H, Grossman E, Edgerton VR. Does daily activity level determine muscle phenotype? J Exp Biol. 2005 Oct 1;208(Pt 19):3761-70.
  3. Sturm R, Hofmann W. A computer program for the simulation of fiber deposition in the human respiratory tract. Comput Biol Med. 2005 Oct 3; [Epub ahead of print] Note: Gravitational deposition of fibers in the human respiratory system was analyzed, along with other factors.
  4. Rithidech KN, Tungjai M, Arbab E, Simon SR. Activation of NF-kappaB in bone marrow cells of BALB/cJ mice following exposure in vivo to low doses of 137Cs gamma-rays. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2005 Jul 29;:1-5 [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Manzoni D. The cerebellum may implement the appropriate coupling of sensory inputs and motor responses: evidence from vestibular physiology. Cerebellum. 2005;4(3):178-88.
  6. Mergner T, Schweigart G, Maurer C, Blumle A. Human postural responses to motion of real and virtual visual environments under different support base conditions. Exp Brain Res. 2005 Aug 18;:1-22 [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Kelm JM, Ittner LM, Born W, Djonov V, Fussenegger M. Self-assembly of sensory neurons into ganglia-like microtissues. J Biotechnol. 2005 Sep 3; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Shi HZ, Li YZ, Shen XY, Fan QC, Bai GE. [Regulative effects of Chinese herb-compound on blood rheology and circulatory system of rabbits under simulated weightlessness] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2005 Aug;18(4):251-4. Chinese.
  9. Cao XS, Wu XY, Wu YH, Yang LJ, Zhang LF. [Effects of simulated weightlessness on ALP, ACP, collagen I, and biomechanics of hind-limb bones in rats] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2005 Aug;18(4):255-8. Chinese.
  10. Yang W, Fan XL, Song XA. [Effects of 100 Hz vibration on ultrastructure of soleus muscle in tail-suspended rats] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2005 Aug;18(4):259-61. Chinese.
  11. Gao YF, Fan XL, He ZX, Wu SD, Song XA. [Effects of Ligustrazine and Radix Astragali on activities of myosin adenosine triphosphatase of soleus muscle and muscle atrophy in tail-suspended rats] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2005 Aug;18(4):262-6. Chinese.
  12. Yang H, Zheng QL. [Citation analysis of Space Medicine & Medical Engineering] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2005 Aug;18(4):308-12. Chinese.

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