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NASA Spaceline 8 December 2006 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2007

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  1. Kan'o M, Kawata T, Ito H, Shigematsu N, Liu C, Uno T, Isobe K, Kawakami H, Cucinotta F, George K, Kubo A. Repair of potentially lethal damage in normal cells and ataxia telangiectasia cells; consideration of non-homologous end-joining. J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2006 Nov 29; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: F. Cucinotta) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  2. Kataoka Y, Bindokas VP, Duggan RC, Murley JS, Grdina DJ. Flow cytometric analysis of phosphorylated histone H2AX following exposure to ionizing radiation in human microvascular endothelial cells. J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2006 Nov;47(3-4):245-57. Epub 2006 Sep 6. (HSR&T PI: W.F. Morgan) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  3. Kurbatova OL, Pobedonostseva EYu, Prokhorovskaya VD, Kholod ON, Evsyukov AN, Bogomolov VV, Voronkov YuI, Filatova LM, Larina ON, Sidorenko LA, Morgun VV, Kaspransky RR, Altukhov YuP. Population genetic study of Russian cosmonauts and test subjects: Genetic demographic parameters and immunogenetic markers. Russ J Genet. 2006 Oct;42(10):1189-98. Note: Includes results from cosmonauts that flew in space from 1963-2005. This paper is a translation of the Russian original published in Genetika 2006;42(10):1415-25.
  4. Davidson AJ, Yamazaki S, Arble DM, Menaker M, Block GD. Resetting of central and peripheral circadian oscillators in aged rats. Neurobiol Aging. 2006 Nov 25; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: M. Menaker)
  5. Rabkin BA, Zderic V, Crum LA, Vaezy S. Biological and physical mechanisms of HIFU-induced hyperecho in ultrasound images. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2006 Nov;32(11):1721-9. (HSR&T PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  6. Lafon C, Khokhlova VA, Kaczkowski PJ, Bailey MR, Sapozhnikov OA, Crum LA. Use of a bovine eye lens for observation of HIFU-induced lesions in real-time. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2006 Nov;32(11):1731-41. (HSR&T PI: L.A. Crum)
  7. Mellgren RL, Zhang W, Miyake K, McNeil PL. Calpain is required for the rapid, calcium-dependent repair of wounded plasma membrane. J Biol Chem. 2006 Nov 22; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: P.L. McNeil) Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  8. Sevigny MB, Li CF, Alas M, Hughes-Fulford M. Glycosylation regulates turnover of cyclooxygenase-2. FEBS Lett. 2006 Dec 11;580(28-29):6533-6. Epub 2006 Nov 9. (HSR&T PI: M. Hughes-Fulford)
  9. Nazarov EG, Coy SL, Krylov EV, Miller RA, Eiceman GA. Pressure effects in differential mobility spectrometry. Anal Chem. 2006 Nov 15;78(22):7697-706. (HSR&T PI: G.A. Eiceman)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Pistilli EE, Siu PM, Alway SE. Interleukin-15 responses to aging and unloading-induced skeletal muscle atrophy. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2006 Nov 29; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Warden SJ, Fuchs RK, Castillo AB, Nelson IR, Turner CH. Exercise when young provides lifelong benefits to bone structure and strength. J Bone Miner Res. 2006 Nov 27; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Okamoto H. Osteopontin and cardiovascular system. Mol Cell Biochem. 2006 Nov 30; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Blatteau J, Boussuges A, Gempp E, Pontier JM, Castagna O, Galland FM, Robinet C, Bourdon L. Hemodynamic changes induced by sub-maximal exercise prior to a dive and its consequences on bubble formation. Br J Sports Med. 2006 Nov 30; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Macneilage PR, Banks MS, Berger DR, Bulthoff HH. A Bayesian model of the disambiguation of gravitoinertial force by visual cues. Exp Brain Res. 2006 Nov 30; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Morita H, Abe C, Awazu C, Tanaka K. Long-term hypergravity induces plastic alterations in vestibulo-cardiovascular reflex in conscious rats. Neurosci Lett. 2006 Nov 21; [Epub ahead of print] Note: Includes parabolic flight results.
  7. Bourdin C, Bringoux L, Gauthier GM, Vercher JL. Vision of the hand prior to movement onset allows full motor adaptation to a multi-force environment. Brain Res Bull. 2006 Dec 11;71(1-3):101-10. Epub 2006 Sep 1. Note: Subjects were on a rotating platform.
  8. Morgan WF, Sowa MB. Non-targeted bystander effects induced by ionizing radiation. Mutat Res. 2006 Nov 27; [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Dettmann J, Reitz G, Gianfiglio G. MATROSHKA--The first ESA external payload on the International Space Station. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Jan;60(1):17-23. Note: Includes some limited and preliminary ISS results.
  10. Raitt D. ESA and the arts: A programme in the making. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Jan;60(1):48-54.
  11. Tokiwa H, Hasegawa T, Yamada K, Shigemori H, Hasegawa K. A major factor in gravitropism in radish hypocotyls is the suppression of growth on the upper side of hypocotyls. J Plant Physiol. 2006 Dec;163(12):1267-72. Epub 2005 Nov 17.
  12. Lewicka S, Pietruszka M. Anisotropic plant cell elongation due to ortho-gravitropism. J Math Biol. 2006 Nov 15; [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Pietruszka M, Lewicka S. Anisotropic plant growth due to phototropism. J Math Biol. 2006 Nov 15; [Epub ahead of print]

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