NASA Spaceline 21 July 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Monday, July 31, 2006
PubMed's abstract is linked when available and each will open in a new window.
Clark BC, Cook SB, Ploutz-Snyder LL.Reliability of techniques to assess human neuromuscular function in vivo.J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2006 Jan 19; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: B.C. Clark, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program)
Dias NC, Porter MD, Fritz JS.
Principles and applications of colorimetric solid-phase extraction with negligible depletion.Anal Chim Acta. 2006 Feb 3;558(1-2):230-6.(HSR&T PI: M.D. Porter)Note:
The relationship of this research to space flight is discussed in the paper.
Rahman S, Lipert RJ, Porter MD.
Rapid screening of pathogenic bacteria using solid phase concentration and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy.Anal Chim Acta. 2006 May 31;569(1-2):83-90.(HSR&T PI: M.D. Porter)
O'Donnell PM, Aviles H, Lyte M, Sonnenfeld G.Enhancement of in vitro growth of pathogenic bacteria by norepinephrine: importance of inoculum density and role of transferrin.Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006 Jul;72(7):5097-9.(HSR&T PI: G. Sonnenfeld)
Hegedus B, Marga F, Jakab K, Sharpe-Timms KL, Forgacs G.The interplay of cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions in the invasive properties of brain tumors.Biophys J. 2006 Jul 7; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: G. Forgacs)Note:
This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
Ogoh S, Yoshiga CC, Secher NH, Raven PB.Carotid-cardiac baroreflex function does not influence blood pressure regulation during head-up tilt in humans.J Physiol Sci. 2006 Jun 15; [Epub ahead of print]Note:
This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Turek FW.Staying awake for dinner--staying asleep until breakfast.Sleep. 2006 Jun 1;29(6):747-8.Note:
This commentary suggests that the paper above by Rogers, Dinges, et al., in combination with a recent NSF workshop, opens up "new avenues for addressing hypotheses on how circadian dysregulation can lead directly or indirectly to sleep and metabolic disorders."
Maier JA.Impact of simulated microgravity on cell cycle control and cytokine release by U937 cells.Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2006 Apr-Jun;19(2):279-86.
Yang Q, Wang YL, Yang AM, Yang D.[An analysis of sweet pepper seeds with space flight mutagenesis by FTIR]Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2006 Mar;26(3):438-40. Chinese.
Hu J, Yang J, Xu J, Du J.Extraction of biologic particles by pumping effect in a pi-shaped ultrasonic actuator.Ultrasonics. 2006 Jun 21; [Epub ahead of print]Note:
From abstract: "it is theoretically predicted that the method will work under the microgravity condition in air."
Return to the Moon: A sustainable strategy.Space Policy. 2006 May;22(2):118-27.
Magnifying our world: Why we must extend civilization to the Moon.Space Policy. 2006 May;22(2):128-32.