NASA Spaceline 17 November 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Genc KO, Mandes VE, Cavanagh PR. Gravity replacement during running in simulated microgravity. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2006 Nov;77(11):1117-24. (HSR&T PI: P.R. Cavanagh) Note: Ground-based test of changes in shoulder/waste harness for possible incorporation in ISS treadmill use.
  2. Taga M, Yamauchi K, Odle J, Furian L, Sundaresan A, Ramesh GT, Pellis NR, Andrassy RJ, Kulkarni AD. Melanoma growth and tumorigenicity in models of microgravity. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2006 Nov;77(11):1113-6. (HSR&T PI: A.D. Kulkarni)
  3. Kirshner J, Jobling MF, Pajares MJ, Ravani SA, Glick AB, Lavin MJ, Koslov S, Shiloh Y, Barcellos-Hoff MH. Inhibition of transforming growth factor-{beta}1 signaling attenuates ataxia telangiectasia mutated activity in response to genotoxic stress. Cancer Res. 2006 Nov 15;66(22):10861-9. Epub 2006 Nov 6. (HSR&T PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff) Note: NOTE: This research is featured on the cover of this issue of the journal.
  4. Zhang Y, Zhou J, Cao X, Zhang Q, Lim CU, Bailey SM, Ullrich RL, Liber HL. Partial deficiency of DNA-PKcs increases ionizing radiation-induced mutagenesis and telomere instability in human cells. Cancer Lett. 2006 Nov 7; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: S.M. Bailey)
  5. Li L, Sweet BT, Stone LS. Humans can perceive heading without visual path information. J Vis. 2006 Aug 4;6(9):874-81. (HSR&T PI: L.S. Stone) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  6. Petculescu A, Hall B, Fraenzle R, Phillips S, Lueptow RM. A prototype acoustic gas sensor based on attenuation. J Acoust Soc Am. 2006 Oct;120(4):1779-82. (HSR&T PI: R.M. Lueptow)
  7. Prasad S, Schmidt H, Lampen P, Wang M, Guth R, Rao JV, Smith GB, Eiceman GA. Analysis of bacterial strains with pyrolysis-gas chromatography/differential mobility spectrometry. Analyst. 2006 Nov;131(11):1216-25. Epub 2006 Sep 12. (HSR&T PI: G.A. Eiceman)
  8. Bottjer DJ, Davidson EH, Peterson KJ, Cameron RA. Paleogenomics of echinoderms. Science. 2006 Nov 10;314(5801):956-60. (HSR&T PI: K.J. Peterson) Note: This paper and the following paper were part of a special section in this issue of Science reporting and discussing sequencing of the sea urchin genome. This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  9. Samanta MP, Tongprasit W, Istrail S, Cameron RA, Tu Q, Davidson EH, Stolc V. The transcriptome of the sea urchin embryo. Science. 2006 Nov 10;314(5801):960-2. (HSR&T PI: V. Stolc) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  10. Bely AE, Weisblat DA. Lessons from leeches: A call for DNA barcoding in the lab. Evol Dev. 2006 Nov-Dec;8(6):491-501. (HSR&T PI: D.A. Weisblat)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Berry NM, Rickards CA, Newman DG. Squat-stand test response following 10 consecutive episodes of head-up tilt. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2006 Nov;77(11):1125-30.
  2. Reavley CM, Golding JF, Cherkas LF, Spector TD, MacGregor AJ. Genetic influences on motion sickness susceptibility in adult women: A classical twin study. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2006 Nov;77(11):1148-52.
  3. Boussuges A. Immersion in thermoneutral water: Effects on arterial compliance. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2006 Nov;77(11):1183-7.
  4. Aslan SC, Randall DC, Donohue KD, Knapp CF, Patwardhan AR, McDowell SM, Taylor RF, Evans JM. Blood pressure regulation in neurally intact human vs. acutely injured paraplegic and tetraplegic patients during passive tilt. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2006 Nov 2; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Bajotto G, Shimomujra Y. Determinants of disuse-induced skeletal muscle atrophy: Exercise and nutrition countermeasures to prevent protein loss. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2006 Aug;52(4):233-47.
  6. Bryer SC, Koh TJ. Mechanical strain increases gene transfer to skeletal muscle cells. J Biomech. 2006 Nov 6; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Karsenty G. Convergence between bone and energy homeostases: Leptin regulation of bone mass. Cell Metab. 2006 Nov;4(5):341-8.
  8. Bogaerts A, Verschueren S, Delecluse C, Claessens AL, Boonen S. Effects of whole body vibration training on postural control in older individuals: A 1 year randomized controlled trial. Gait Posture. 2006 Oct 28; [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Warchol ME. Characterization of supporting cell phenotype in the avian inner ear: Implications for sensory regeneration. Hear Res. 2006 Oct 31; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Tian JR, Ishiyama A, Demer JL. Temporal dynamics of semicircular canal and otolith function following acute unilateral vestibular deafferentation in humans. Exp Brain Res. 2006 Nov 8; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  11. Soza Ried AM, Aviles M. Asymmetries of vestibular dysfunction in major depression. Neuroscience. 2006 Oct 27; [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Peirson SN, Butler JN, Duffield GE, Takher S, Sharma P, Foster RG. Comparison of clock gene expression in SCN, retina, heart, and liver of mice. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2006 Dec 29;351(4):800-7. Epub 2006 Oct 30.
  13. Yoshihara T, Iino M. Circumnutation of rice coleoptiles: Its relationships with gravitropism and absence in lazy mutants. Plant Cell Environ. 2006 May;29(5):778-92.

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