NASA Spaceline 15 September 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Monday, September 25, 2006

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  1. Kim CS, Kiris C, Kwak D, David T. Numerical simulation of local blood flow in the carotid and cerebral arteries under altered gravity. J Biomech Eng. 2006 Apr;128(2):194-202.
  2. Starc V, Schlegel TT. Real-time multichannel system for beat-to-beat QT interval variability. J Electrocardiol. 2006 Aug 17; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Zhou W, Tang BF, Newlands SD, King WM. Responses of monkey vestibular-only neurons to translation and angular rotation. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Sep 13; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: W.M. King)
  4. Zhou G, Bennett PV, Cutter NC, Sutherland BM. Proton-HZE-particle sequential dual-beam exposures increase anchorage-independent growth frequencies in primary human fibroblasts. Radiat Res. 2006 Sep;166(3):488-94. (HSR&T PIs: B.M. Sutherland, A. Gewirtz)
  5. Ayas NT, Barger LK, Cade BE, Hashimoto DM, Rosner B, Cronin JW, Speizer FE, Czeisler CA. Extended work duration and the risk of self-reported percutaneous injuries in interns. JAMA. 2006 Sep 6;296(9):1055-62. (HSR&T PI: C.A. Czeisler)
  6. Landrigan CP, Barger LK, Cade BE, Ayas NT, Czeisler CA. Interns' compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour limits. JAMA. 2006 Sep 6;296(9):1063-70. (HSR&T PI: C.A. Czeisler)
  7. Zderic V, Brayman AA, Sharar SR, Crum LA, Vaezy S. Microbubble-enhanced hemorrhage control using high intensity focused ultrasound. Ultrasonics. 2006 Aug 17; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  8. Holland SD, Roberts R, Chimenti DE, Song JH. An ultrasonic array sensor for spacecraft leak direction finding. Ultrasonics. 2006 Aug 17; [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Kumar P, Kiss JZ. Modulation of phototropism by phytochrome E and attenuation of gravitropism by phytochromes B and E in inflorescence stems. Physiol Plant. 2006 Jun;127(2):304-11. (HSR&T PI: J.Z. Kiss)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Maroothynaden J, Hench LL. The effect of micro-gravity and bioactive surfaces on the mineralization of bone. JOM. 2006 Jul;58(7):57-63. Note: Used NASA bioreactor and Random Positioning Machine.
  2. Volegov AI. [Inertial forces during muscle contractions as a factor compensating for the insufficiency of gravitation influence] Biofizika. 2006 Jul-Aug;51(4):749-55. Russian.
  3. Sadeghi SG, Minor LB, Cullen KE. Dynamics of the horizontal vestibuloocular reflex after unilateral labyrinthectomy: response to high frequency, high acceleration, and high velocity rotations. Exp Brain Res. 2006 Jun 29; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Moser T, Brandt A, Lysakowski A. Hair cell ribbon synapses. Cell Tissue Res. 2006 Aug 31; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Horak FB. Postural orientation and equilibrium: What do we need to know about neural control of balance to prevent falls? Age Ageing. 2006 Sep;35 Suppl 2:ii7-ii11.
  6. Stockhorst U, Steingrueber HJ, Enck P, Klosterhalfen S. Pavlovian conditioning of nausea and vomiting. Auton Neurosci. 2006 Aug 30; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Van Dongen HP, Caldwell JA Jr, Caldwell JL. Investigating systematic individual differences in sleep-deprived performance on a high-fidelity flight simulator. Behav Res Methods. 2006 May;38(2):333-43.
  8. Durant ST, Paffett KS, Shrivastav M, Timmins GS, Morgan WF, Nickoloff JA. UV radiation induces delayed hyperrecombination associated with hypermutation in human cells. Mol Cell Biol. 2006 Aug;26(16):6047-55.
  9. Kato TA, Nagasawa H, Weil MM, Little JB, Bedford JS. Levels of gamma-H2AX foci after low-dose-rate irradiation reveal a DNA DSB rejoining defect in cells from human ATM heterozygotes in two AT families and in another apparently normal individual. Radiat Res. 2006 Sep;166(3):443-53.
  10. Ohnishi K, Scuric Z, Schiestl RH, Okamoto N, Takahashi A, Ohnishi T. siRNA targeting NBS1 or XIAP increases radiation sensitivity of human cancer cells independent of TP53 status. Radiat Res. 2006 Sep;166(3):454-62.
  11. Shao C, Lyng FM, Folkard M, Prise KM. Calcium fluxes modulate the radiation-induced bystander responses in targeted glioma and fibroblast cells. Radiat Res. 2006 Sep;166(3):479-87.
  12. Meeting Report. Low-dose radiation risk assessment. Report of an International Workshop on Low Dose Radiation Effects held at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York April 3-4, 2006. Radiat Res. 2006 Sep;166(3):561-5.
  13. Vogel G. Plant science. Auxin begins to give up its secrets. Science. 2006 Sep 1;313(5791):1230-1. Note: Review of recent progress in understanding the role of auxin on the molecular level.
  14. Harada A, Shimazaki KI. Phototropins and blue light-dependent calcium signaling in higher plants. Photochem Photobiol. 2006 Mar 1; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  15. Yao YJ, Sun XQ, Yang CB, Liu TS, Wu YH. Changes of tolerance and cardiovascular responses to head-up tilt combined with LBNP following preceding exposure to head-down tilt. Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2006 Jun;19(3):157-62
  16. Feng DY, Sun XQ, Lu HB. [Simulation study on cerebral blood flow during weightlessness.] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2006 Jun;19(3):163-6. Chinese.
  17. Wang XC, Feng LN, Zhang ZM, Hui R, Wu SX. [Changes of calcitonin gene related peptide in efferent vestibular system and vestibular nuclei in rats with motion sickness.] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2006 Jun;19(3):167-70. Chinese.
  18. Bai SM, Gao AX, Lei LW, Li PR, Li HY, Zheng Z, Yang XM. [Protective effects of pine pollen on the gut microecology of rats under chronic stresses.] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2006 Jun;19(3):189-93. Chinese. Note: Head-down tilt was one of the stresses tested.
  19. Song S, Qiu JP, He ZQ, Chen JM. [Study on feasibility of one-step electrochemical conversion of CO2.] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2006 Jun;19(3):199-203. Chinese. Note: Studied feasibility of converting CO2 to CO for application in human space flight.
  20. Yang YX, Shu MX, Luo J, Zhou LM. [Study on a new type impedance blood flow measurement system based on integrative miniature electrodes.] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2006 Jun;19(3):208-11. Chinese.
  21. Shi L, Fan XL, Wu SD, Song XA. [Effects of Na2ATP on expression of MHC in intrafusal and extrafusal fibers in soleus muscle of tail-suspended rats.] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2006 Jun;19(3):228-30. Chinese.

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