NASA Spaceline 13 October 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2006
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O'Leary DD, Hughson RL, Shoemaker JK, Greaves DK, Watenpaugh DE, Macias BR, Hargens AR.Heterogeneity of responses to orthostatic stress in homozygous twins.J Appl Physiol. 2006 Sep 28; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: A.R. Hargens)Note:
From Discussion: "The current data [referring to this paper and other papers], therefore, indicate that such malleability of orthostatic tolerance in healthy individuals undergoing bed rest or space flight is less influenced by genetics than other predispositions to adaptation."
Shogren KL, Turner RT, Yaszemski MJ, Maran A.Double-stranded RNA-dependent protein kinase is involved in 2-methoxyestradiol-mediated cell death of osteosarcoma cells.J Bone Miner Res. 2006 Oct 2; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: R.T. Turner)
Lackner JR, Dizio P.Space motion sickness.Exp Brain Res. 2006 Oct 5; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: J.R. Lackner)Note:
Major review of this topic.
Imai K, Kitakoji H, Sakita M.Gastric arrhythmia and nausea of motion sickness induced by viewing an optokinetic rotating drum in Japanese healthy subjects.J Physiol Sci. 2006 Sep 28; [Epub ahead of print]Note:
This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Dinges DF.The state of sleep deprivation: From functional biology to functional consequences.Sleep Med Rev. 2006 Oct;10(5):303-5. Epub 2006 Aug 21.Note:
Summary of five review articles in this issue of the journal discussing the consequences of sleep deprivation.
Hoshino T, Miyamoto K, Ueda J.Requirement of the gravity-controlled transport of auxin for a negative gravitropic response of epicotyls in the early growth stage of etiolated pea seedlings.Plant Cell Physiol. 2006 Sep 28; [Epub ahead of print]