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NASA Spaceline 18 August 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006

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  1. Pisacane VL, Kuznetz LH, Logan JS, Clark JB, Wissler EH. Thermoregulatory models of safety-for-flight issues for space operations. Acta Astronaut. 2006 Oct;59(7):531-46.
  2. Wiemann JM, Ueno T, Leek BT, Yost WT, Schwartz AK, Hargens AR. Noninvasive measurements of intramuscular pressure using pulsed phase-locked loop ultrasound for detecting compartment syndromes: A preliminary report. J Orthop Trauma. 2006 Aug;20(7):458-63. (HSR&T PI: A.R. Hargens)
  3. Kennedy AR, Zhou Z, Donahue JJ, Ware JH. Protection against adverse biological effects induced by space radiation by the Bowman-Birk inhibitor and antioxidants. Radiat Res. 2006 Aug;166(2):327-32. (HSR&T PI: A.R. Kennedy)
  4. Ashwal S, Tone B, Tian HR, Chong S, Obenaus A. Serial magnetic resonance imaging in a rat pup filament stroke model. Exp Neurol. 2006 Jul 26; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: G. Nelson)
  5. Young LS, Harrison BR, Um NM, Moffatt BA, Gilroy S, Masson PH. Adenosine kinase modulates root gravitropism and cap morphogenesis in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. 2006 Aug 4; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PIs: S. Gilroy, P.H. Masson) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  6. Shimada N, Moorman SJ. Changes in gravitational force cause changes in gene expression in the lens of developing zebrafish. Dev Dyn. 2006 Aug 7; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: S.J. Moorman)
  7. Cui C, Lansford R, Filla MB, Little CD, Cheuvront TJ, Rongish BJ. Electroporation and EGFP labeling of gastrulating quail embryos. Dev Dyn. 2006 Aug 7; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: R. Lansford)
  8. Birmele M, Roberts M, Garland J. Characterization of methods for determining sterilization efficacy and reuse efficiency of oxygen biosensor multiwell plates. J Microbiol Methods. 2006 Jul 31; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: J. Garland)
  9. Satomi M, La Duc MT, Venkateswaran K. Bacillus safensis sp. nov., isolated from spacecraft and assembly-facility surfaces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006 Aug;56(Pt 8):1735-40.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Ishijima M, Ezura Y, Tsuji K, Rittling SR, Kurosawa H, Denhardt DT, Emi M, Nifuji A, Noda M. Osteopontin is associated with nuclear factor kappaB gene expression during tail-suspension-induced bone loss. Exp Cell Res. 2006 Jun 7; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Pourmand EP, Binderman I, Doty SB, Kudryashov V, Boskey AL. Chondrocyte apoptosis is not essential for cartilage calcification: Evidence from an in vitro avian model. J Cell Biochem. 2006 Aug 3; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Proske U. Kinesthesia: The role of muscle receptors. Muscle Nerve. 2006 Aug 8; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Ansems GE, Allen T, Proske U. Position sense at the human forearm in the horizontal plane during loading and vibration of elbow muscles. J Physiol. 2006 Jul 27; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  5. Fitzpatrick RC, Butler JE, Day BL. Resolving head rotation for human bipedalism. Curr Biol. 2006 Aug 8;16(15):1509-14.
  6. Tian JR, Ishiyama A, Demer JL. Effect of unilateral vestibular deafferentation on the initial human vestibulo-ocular reflex to surge translation. Exp Brain Res. 2006 Aug 10; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  7. Rowe MH, Peterson EH. Autocorrelation analysis of hair bundle structure in the utricle. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Aug 9; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Boei JJ, Fomina J, Darroudi F, Nagelkerke NJ, Mullenders LH. Interphase chromosome positioning affects the spectrum of radiation-induced chromosomal aberrations. Radiat Res. 2006 Aug;166(2):319-26.
  9. Hawkins RB. Mammalian cell killing by ultrasoft X rays and high-energy radiation: An extension of the MK model. Radiat Res. 2006 Aug;166(2):431-42.
  10. Zhou L, Li W, Yu L, Li P, Li Q, Ma S, Dong X, Zhou G, Leloup C. Linear energy transfer dependence of the effects of carbon ion beams on adventitious shoot regeneration from in vitro leaf explants of Saintpaulia ionahta. Int J Radiat Biol. 2006 Jul;82(7):473-81.
  11. Kanda R, Minamihisamatsu M, Tsuji S, Ohmachi Y, Hiraoka T, Shimada Y, Ogiu T, Ohno T, Hayata I. Investigation of new cytogenetic biomarkers specific to high-LET radiation using in vivo and in vitro exposed human lymphocytes. Int J Radiat Biol. 2006 Jul;82(7):483-91.
  12. Niehoff P, Wiltfang J, Springer IN, Weppner N, Kimmig B, Acil Y. Increased excretion of collagen crosslinks in irradiated patients indicates destruction of collagen. Int J Radiat Biol. 2006 Jul;82(7):503-9.
  13. Chinen J, Finkelman F, Shearer WT. Advances in basic and clinical immunology. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2006 Aug;118(2):489-95. Note: This review contains a paragraph on radiation and immune responses, specifically, about space radiation and the model developed by Shearer et al. to explore reactivation of latent viral infections and radiation (PMID 15940150).
  14. Case HS, Reed HL, Palinkas LA, Reedy KR, Van Do N, Finney NS, Seip R. Resting and exercise energy use in Antarctica: Effect of 50% restriction in temperate climate energy requirements. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2006 Aug;65(2):257-64.
  15. Mikhailov VM, Pokhachevskii AL, Pokhachevskaia EV. [Quantitative assessment of current functional state under stressful conditions] Patol Fiziol Eksp Ter. 2006 Apr-Jun;(2):19-21. Russian. Note: Cosmonaut candidates were one of the groups studied.
  16. Popova AF. [Structural changes of chloroplasts and galactolipid contents in Chlorella cells during clinorotation] Tsitol Genet. 2006 Mar-Apr;40(2):39-43. Russian.
  17. Qu XJ, Li HX, Sun SD, Feng MF. [Three-dimensional spheroid model for cultivating WB-F344 cells in simulated microgravity] Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao. 2006 Jul;22(4):672-6. Chinese.

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