NASA Spaceline 10 November 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. 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.
  2. Zwart SR, Hargens AR, Lee SM, Macias BR, Watenpaugh DE, Tse K, Smith SM. Lower body negative pressure treadmill exercise as a countermeasure for bed rest-induced bone loss in female identical twins. Bone. 2006 Oct 26; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: A.R. Hargens)
  3. Debeljak N, Feldman L, Davis KL, Komel R, Sytkowski AJ. Variability in the immunodetection of His-tagged recombinant proteins. Anal Biochem. 2006 Oct 31; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: A.J. Sytkowski)
  4. 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.
  5. Ludwig CJ, Eckstein MP, Beutter BR. Limited flexibility in the filter underlying saccadic targeting. Vision Res. 2006 Oct 26; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Megid WA, Ensenberger MG, Halberg RB, Stanhope SA, Kent-First MG, Prolla TA, Bacher JW. A novel method for biodosimetry. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2006 Oct 27; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: J.W. Bacher)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. Davidson AJ, Sellix MT, Daniel J, Yamazaki S, Menaker M, Block GD. Chronic jet-lag increases mortality in aged mice. Curr Biol. 2006 Nov 7;16(21):R914-6. (HSR&T PI: M. Menaker)
  10. Mullen JL, Weinig C, Hangarter RP. Shade avoidance and the regulation of leaf inclination in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Environ. 2006 Jun;29(6):1099-106. (HSR&T PI: R.P. Hangarter)
  11. Cook KL, Garland JL, Layton AC, Dionisi HM, Levine LH, Sayler GS. Effect of microbial species richness on community stability and community function in a model plant-based wastewater processing system. Microb Ecol. 2006 Oct 31; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: K.L. Cook, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Sugiyama F, Wu J, Fujioka M, Ezaki J, Takeda K, Miyaura C, Ishida T, Yamada K, Ishimi Y. Soybean isoflavones preserve bone mass in hindlimb-unloaded mice. J Bone Miner Metab. 2006;24(6):439-46.
  2. Godin LM, Suzuki S, Jacobs CR, Donahue HJ, Donahue SW. Mechanically induced intracellular calcium waves in osteoblasts demonstrate calcium fingerprints in bone cell mechanotransduction. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2006 Nov 3; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Kline WO, Panaro FJ, Yang H, Bodine SC. Rapamycin inhibits the growth and muscle sparing effects of clenbuterol. J Appl Physiol. 2006 Oct 26; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Marzetti E, Leeuwenburgh C. Skeletal muscle apoptosis, sarcopenia and frailty at old age. Exp Gerontol. 2006 Oct 17; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Brugeaud A, Gaboyard-Niay S, Puel JL, Chabbert C. Hypergravity affects the developmental expression of voltage-gated sodium current in utricular hair cells. Neuroreport. 2006 Nov 6;17(16):1697-701.
  6. Klosterhalfen S, Pan F, Kellermann S, Enck P. Gender and race as determinants of nausea induced by circular vection. Gend Med. 2006 Sep;3(3):236-42.
  7. Kim GJ, Fiskum GM, Morgan WF. A role for mitochondrial dysfunction in perpetuating radiation-induced genomic instability. Cancer Res. 2006 Nov 1;66(21):10377-83.
  8. Gruel G, Lucchesi C, Pawlik A, Frouin V, Alibert O, Kortulewski T, Zarour A, Jacquelin B, Gidrol X, Tronik-Leroux D. Novel microarray-based method for estimating exposure to ionizing radiation. Radiat Res. 2006 Nov;166(5):746-56.
  9. Datta K, Jaruga P, Dizdaroglu M, Neumann RD, Winters TA. Molecular analysis of base damage clustering associated with a site-specific radiation-induced DNA double-strand break. Radiat Res. 2006 Nov;166(5):767-81.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Zabelina IA. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Yun HS, Joo SH, Kaufman PB, Kim TW, Kirakosyan A, Philosoph-Hadas S, Kim SK, Chang SC. Changes in starch and inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate levels and auxin transport are interrelated in graviresponding oat (Avena sativa) shoots. Plant Cell Environ. 2006 Nov;29(11):2100-11.

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