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NASA Spaceline 10 November 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Monday, November 27, 2006
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Tuday EC, Meck JV, Nyhan D, Shoukas AA, Berkowitz DE.Microgravity induced changes in aortic stiffness and its role in orthostatic intolerance.J Appl Physiol. 2006 Nov 2; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PIs: J.V. Meck, A.A. Shoukas)Note:
Includes both Shuttle flight results and hindlimb unloading ground results.
Donato AJ, Lesniewski LA, Delp MD.Aging and exercise training alter adrenergic vasomotor responses of rat skeletal muscle arterioles.J Physiol. 2006 Nov 2; [Epub ahead of print](HSR&T PI: M.D. Delp)Note:
This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
Priest ND, Hoel DG, Brooks PN.Relative toxicity of chronic irradiation by (45)Ca beta particles and (242)Cm alpha particles with respect to the production of lung tumors in CBA/Ca mice.Radiat Res. 2006 Nov;166(5):782-93.(HSR&T PI: D.G. Hoel)
Heidenreich WF, Carnes BA, Paretzke HG.Lung cancer risk in mice: Analysis of fractionation effects and neutron RBE with a biologically motivated model.Radiat Res. 2006 Nov;166(5):794-801.(HSR&T PI: D.G. Hoel)
Wu J, Daino K, Ichimura S, Nenoi M.The initiator motif is preferentially used as the core promoter element in ionizing radiation-responsive genes.Radiat Res. 2006 Nov;166(5):810-3.
Gonzalez MM, Aston-Jones G.Circadian regulation of arousal: Role of the noradrenergic locus coeruleus system and light exposure.Sleep. 2006 Oct 1;29(10):1327-36.
A complex of navigational-measurement and observational devices for manned spacecraft.J Opt Technol. 2006 Apr;73(4):229-35.Note:
From abstract: ?the prospects are discussed of using simple, self-contained, and reliable VODs [visual optical devices] that provide psychological comfort to the operator under conditions of prolonged space flight.? This journal is a translation of Opticheskii Zhurnal.
Cove DJ, Quatrano RS.Agravitropic mutants of the moss Ceratodon purpureus do not complement mutants having a reversed gravitropic response.Plant Cell Environ. 2006 Jul;29(7):1379-87.