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NASA Spaceline 13 January 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, January 13, 2006

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  1. Jones JA, Jennings R, Pietryzk R, Ciftcioglu N, Stepaniak P. Genitourinary issues during spaceflight: a review. Int J Impot Res. 2005 Dec;17 Suppl 1:S64-7.
  2. White AR, Ryoo S, Li D, Champion HC, Steppan J, Wang D, Nyhan D, Shoukas AA, Hare JM, Berkowitz DE. Knockdown of arginase I restores NO signaling in the vasculature of old rats. Hypertension. 2005 Dec 27; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: A.A. Shoukas)
  3. Busa B, Miller LM, Rubin CT, Qin YX, Judex S. Rapid establishment of chemical and mechanical properties during lamellar bone formation. Calcif Tissue Int. 2005 Dec;77(6):386-94. Epub 2005 Dec 5. (HSR&T PIs: Y-X. Qin, S. Judex)
  4. Wilson TE, Dyckman DJ, Ray CA. Determinants of skin sympathetic nerve responses to isometric exercise. J Appl Physiol. 2005 Nov 10; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: C.A. Ray)
  5. Rovner A, Greenberg NL, Thomas JD, Garcia MJ. Relationship of diastolic intraventricular pressure gradients and aerobic capacity in patients with diastolic heart failure. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2005 Nov;289(5):H2081-8. Epub 2005 Jun 3. (HSR&T PI: J.D. Thomas)
  6. Klei L, Reitz P, Miller M, Wood J, Maendel S, Gross D, Waldner T, Eaton J, Monk TH, Nimgaonkar VL. Heritability of morningness-eveningness and self-report sleep measures in a family-based sample of 521 Hutterites. Chronobiol Int. 2005;22(6):1041-54. (HSR&T PI: T.H. Monk)
  7. Ibey BL, Beier HT, Rounds RM, Cote GL, Yadavalli VK, Pishko MV. Competitive binding assay for glucose based on glycodendrimer-fluorophore conjugates. Anal Chem. 2005 Nov 1;77(21):7039-46. (HSR&T PI: M.V. Pishko)
  8. Kim SH, Kim B, Yadavalli VK, Pishko MV. Encapsulation of enzymes within polymer spheres to create optical nanosensors for oxidative stress. Anal Chem. 2005 Nov 1;77(21):6828-33. (HSR&T PI: M.V. Pishko)
  9. Perera IY, Hung CY, Brady S, Muday GK, Boss WF. A universal role for inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate-mediated signaling in plant gravitropism. Plant Physiol. 2005 Dec 29; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PIs: I.Y. Perera; G.K. Muday and W.F. Boss, NSCORT in Plant Gravitational Biology)
  10. Hasenstein KH, Levine H, Porterfield DM, eds. Space Life Sciences: Gravity-related effects on plants and spaceflight and man-made environments on biological systems. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1155-356. Note: The six papers from this issue that are listed below and the 22 papers listed in the ?Other papers of interest? section derive from the 35th COSPAR meeting in Paris. The abstracts can be accessed at the publisher?s site: http://www.sciencedirect.com/
  11. Paul A-L, Popp MP, Gurley WB, Guy C, Norwood KL, Ferl RJ. Arabidopsis gene expression patterns are altered during spaceflight. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1175-81. (HSR&T PI: R.J. Ferl) Note: STS-93 results.
  12. Hasenstein KH, Scherp P, Ma Z. Gravisensing in flax roots ? results from STS-107. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1189-95. (HSR&T PI: K.H. Hasenstein) Note: STS-107 results.
  13. Correll MJ, Edelmann RE, Hangarter RP, Mullen JL, Kiss JZ. Ground-based studies of tropisms in hardware developed for the European Modular Cultivation System (EMCS). Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1203-10. (HSR&T PI: J.Z. Kiss)
  14. Mullen JL, Wolverton C, Hangarter RP. Apical control, gravitropic signaling, and the growth of lateral roots in Arabidopsis. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1211-7. (HSR&T PI: R.P. Hangarter)
  15. Levine HG, Piastuch WC. Growth patterns for etiolated soybeans germinated under spaceflight conditions. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1237-43. (HSR&T PI: H.G. Levine) Note: STS-87 results.
  16. Mati´a I, González-Camacho F, Marco R, Kiss JZ, Gasset G, Medina F-J. Nucleolar structure and proliferation activity of Arabidopsis root cells from seedlings germinated on the International Space Station. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1244-53. (HSR&T PI: J.Z. Kiss) Note: ISS, STS-84 results.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Yue MX, Zou DW, Zhang J, Liu ZG, Zhou XF, Gao TS, Li CL, Hua N, Cui SJ, Fang WW, Zhang JZ. [Characteristic of medical support and health care for Shenzhou-5 and Shenzhou-6 astronauts at main landing site.] Zhongguo Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue. 2005 Dec;17(12):717. Chinese.
  2. Burrowes KS, Tawhai MH. Computational predictions of pulmonary blood flow gradients: Gravity versus structure. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2005 Dec 27; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Davies PF, Spaan JA, Krams R. Shear stress biology of the endothelium. Ann Biomed Eng. 2005 Dec;33(12):1714-8.
  4. Wang X, Kua HY, Hu Y, Guo K, Zeng Q, Wu Q, Ng HH, Karsenty G, de Crombrugghe B, Yeh J, Li B. p53 functions as a negative regulator of osteoblastogenesis, osteoblast-dependent osteoclastogenesis, and bone remodeling. J Cell Biol. 2006 Jan 2;172(1):115-25. Epub 2005 Dec 27.
  5. Klier EM, Hess BJ, Angelaki DE. Differences in the accuracy of human visuospatial memory after yaw and roll rotations. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Dec 21; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Marcus DA, Furman JM, Balaban CD. Motion sickness in migraine sufferers. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2005 Dec;6(15):2691-7.
  7. Carriot J, Charles C, Huffenus AF, Nougier V, Raphel C, Cian C. Effect of low gravitational stimulation on the perception of target elevation: role of spatial expertise. Percept Psychophys. 2005 Aug;67(6):1044-51.
  8. Szabó J, Pálfalvi JK. Study of the neutron field with etched track detectors in radiobiological experiments. Radiat Meas. 2005 Nov;40(2-6):587-9.
  9. Glade N, Beaugnon E, Tabony J. Ground-based methods reproduce space-flight experiments and show that weak vibrations trigger microtubule self-organisation. Biophys Chem. 2005 Dec 24; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Braun M, Limbach C. Gravisensing in single-celled systems ? update on characean rhizoids and protonemata. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1156-61.
  11. Brinckmann E. ESA hardware for plant research on the International Space Station. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1162-6.
  12. Edelmann HG, Sabovljevic A, Njio G, Roth U. The role of auxin and ethylene for gravitropic differential growth of coleoptiles and roots of rye- and maize seedlings. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1167-74.
  13. Häder D-P, Richter P, Ntefidou M, Lebert M. Gravitational sensory transduction chain in flagellates. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1182-8.
  14. Hoson T, Saito Y, Soga K, Wakabayashi K. Signal perception, transduction, and response in gravity resistance. Another graviresponse in plants. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1196-202.
  15. Lefranc A, Jeune B, Driss-Ecole D, Perbal G. Action of the mechanical disruption of the actin network on the gravisensitivity of the root statocyte. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1218-24.
  16. Kato Y, Mogami Y, Baba SA. Longevity of a Paramecium cell clone in space: Hypergravity experiments as a basis for microgravity experiments. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1225-8.
  17. Kordyum EL, Bogatina NI, Kalinina YaM, Sheykina NV. A weak combined magnetic field changes root gravitropism. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1229-36.
  18. Sobol MA, González-Camacho F, Rodríguez-Vilariño V, Kordyum EL, Medina FJ. Clinorotation influences rDNA and NopA100 localization in nucleoli. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1254-62.
  19. Miyamoto K, Hoshino T, Hitotsubashi R, Yamashita M, Ueda J. Automorphosis-like growth in etiolated pea seedlings is induced by the application of chemicals affecting perception of gravistimulation and its signal transduction. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1263-8.
  20. Soga K, Wakabayashi K, Kamisaka S, Hoson T. Hypergravity inhibits elongation growth of azuki bean epicotyls independently of the direction of stimuli. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1269-76.
  21. Svegzdiene D, Rakleviciene D, Gaina V. Kinetics of gravity-induced amyloplast sedimentation in statocytes of cress roots grown under fast clino-rotation, 1g and after 180° inversion. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1277-83.
  22. Hoshino T, Hitotsubashi R, Miyamoto K, Tanimoto E, Ueda J. Isolation of PsPIN2 and PsAUX1 from etiolated pea epicotyls and their expression on a three-dimensional clinostat. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1284-91.
  23. Wakabayashi K, Soga K, Kamisaka S, Hoson T. Changes in levels of cell wall constituents in wheat seedlings grown under continuous hypergravity conditions. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1292-7.
  24. Shimizu M, Tomita-Yokotani K, Nakamura T, Yamashita M. Tropism in azalea and lily flowers. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1298-302.
  25. Morowitz H, Allen JP, Nelson M, Alling A. Closure as a scientific concept and its application to ecosystem ecology and the science of the biosphere. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1305-11.
  26. Gros JB, Lasseur Ch, Tikhomirov AA, Manukovsky NS, Kovalev VS, Ushakova SA, Zolotukhin IG, Tirranen LS, Karnachuk RA, Dorofeev VYu. Testing soil-like substrate for growing plants in bioregenerative life support systems. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1312-8.
  27. Berkovich YuA, Smolyanina SO, Krivobok NM, Erokhin AN, Ivanov VB. Impact of the altered light vector relative to gravity vector on plant growth and development. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1319-28.
  28. Nechitailo GS, Lu JY, Xue H, Pan Y, Tang C, Liu M. Influence of long term exposure to space flight on tomato seeds. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1329-33. Note: Mir results.
  29. Domaratskaya EI, Tsetlin VV, Bueverova EI, Payushina OI, Butorina NN, Khrushchov NG, Starostin VI. Continuous gamma and neutron irradiation at low doses can increase the number of stromal progenitor cell (CFU-F) in mouse bone marrow. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1334-9.
  30. Borisova TA, Himmelreich NH. Centrifuge-induced hypergravity: [3H]GABA and L-[14C]glutamate uptake, exocytosis and efflux mediated by high-affinity, sodium-dependent transporters. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1340-5.
  31. Ushakova SA, Kovaleva NP, Gribovskaya IV, Dolgushev VA, Tikhomirova NA. Effect of NaCl concentration on productivity and mineral composition of Salicornia europaea as a potential crop for utilization NaCl in LSS. Adv Space Res. 2005;36(7):1349-53.

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