NASA Spaceline 6 January 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Friday, January 6, 2006
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Szewczyk NJ, Mancinelli RL, McLamb W, Reed D, Blumberg BS, Conley CA.Caenorhabditis elegans survives atmospheric breakup of STS-107, Space Shuttle Columbia.Astrobiology. 2005 Dec;5(6):690-705.(HSR&T PI: C.A. Conley)Note:
STS-107 results. An image from this paper, which can be obtained online without charge, appears on the cover of this issue of the journal (http://www.liebertonline.com/ast)
Haddad F, Adams GR.Aging sensitive cellular and molecular mechanisms associated with skeletal muscle hypertrophy.J Appl Physiol. 2005 Dec 22; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: K.M. Baldwin)
Rubin J, Rubin C, Jacobs CR.Molecular pathways mediating mechanical signaling in bone.Gene. 2005 Dec 14; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PIs: C. Rubin, C.R. Jacobs)
Stains JP, Civitelli R.Gap junctions in skeletal development and function.Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 Dec 20;1719(1-2):69-81. Epub 2005 Nov 14.(HSR&T PI: R. Civitelli)
Townsend LW.Implications of the space radiation environment for human exploration in deep space.Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2005;115(1-4):44-50.(HSR&T PI: L.W. Townsend)Note:
This paper and four papers in the ?Other? section are from an issue of this journal containing numerous papers deriving from the Tenth International Conference on Radiation Shielding (ICRS-10) and the Topical Meeting on Radiation Protection and Shielding (RPS 2004) of the American Nuclear Society, held in Portugual in May 2004.
Itle LJ, Pishko MV.Multiphenotypic whole-cell sensor for viability screening.Anal Chem. 2005 Dec 15;77(24):7887-93.(HSR&T PI: M.V. Pishko)
Ritz BW, Lelkes PI, Gardner EM.Functional recovery of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in modeled microgravity.FASEB J. 2005 Dec 21; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: P.I. Lelkes)Note:
Used high aspect ratio vessel (HARV) bioreactor.
Krumenacker JS, Murad F.NO-cGMP signaling in development and stem cells.Mol Genet Metab. 2005 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: F. Murad)
Ma Z, Hasenstein KH.The onset of gravisensitivity in the embryonic root of flax.Plant Physiol. 2005 Dec 23; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: K.H. Hasenstein)Note:
This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Deschenes MR, Tenny KA, Wilson MH.Increased and decreased activity elicits specific morphological adaptations of the neuromuscular junction.Neuroscience. 2005 Dec 13; [Epub ahead of print]Note:
Hindlimb unloading was used.
No authors listed.[The dynamic of breathing biomechanics and intrathoracic hemodynamics parameters during microgravity modeling]Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2005 Sep;91(9):1091-6. Russian.Note:
Used supine and head-down tilt positions in cats to model microgravity.
Robertson D, Garland EM, Raj SR, Demartinis N.Case report: Marathon runner with severe autonomic failure.Lancet. 2005 Dec;366 Suppl 1:S13. No abstract available.Note:
A woman with a history of orthostatic and exercise intolerance (unable to stand more than two minutes) and treated for dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency was able to successfully complete a marathon.
Reid GM.Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): microgravity and inadequate sensory stimulation.Med Hypotheses. 2005 Dec 22; [Epub ahead of print]
Tanaka K, Gotoh TM, Awazu C, Morita H.Roles of the vestibular system in controlling arterial pressure in conscious rats during a short period of microgravity.Neurosci Lett. 2005 Dec 26; [Epub ahead of print]Note:
Microgravity was induced by free drop, performed at the Microgravity Laboratory of Japan.
Leonard BE.The radon inverse dose rate effect and high-LET galactic hazards.Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2005;115(1-4):310-5.