NASA Spaceline 19 January 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Saturday, February 10, 2007

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  1. Lowenstein DI, Rusek A. Technical developments at the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2007 Jan 9; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Gridley DS, Pecaut MJ. Whole-body irradiation and long-term modification of bone marrow-derived cell populations by low- and high-LET radiation. In Vivo. 2006 Nov-Dec;20(6B):781-9. (HSR&T PI: D.S. Gridley)
  3. Mao XW. A quantitative study of the effects of ionizing radiation on endothelial cells and capillary-like network formation. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2006 Apr;5(2):127-34. (HSR&T PI: G.A. Nelson)
  4. Palmisano S, Allison RS, Howard IP. Illusory scene distortion occurs during perceived self-rotation in roll. Vision Res. 2006 Nov;46(23):4048-58. Epub 2006 Sep 18. (HSR&T PI: C.M. Oman)
  5. Sheehan KB, McInnerney K, Purevdorj-Gage B, Altenburg SD, Hyman LE. Yeast genomic expression patterns in response to low-shear modeled microgravity. BMC Genomics. 2007 Jan 3;8(1):3 [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: L.E. Hyman) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  6. Richards JT, Corey KA, Paul AL, Ferl RJ, Wheeler RM, Schuerger AC. Exposure of Arabidopsis thaliana to hypobaric environments: Implications for low-pressure bioregenerative life support systems for human exploration missions and terraforming on Mars. Astrobiology. 2006 Dec;6(6):851-66. (HSR&T PIs: R.J. Ferl, A.C. Schuerger)
  7. Tuominen LK, Musgrave ME. Tissue culture in synthetic atmospheres: Diffusion rate effects on cytokinin-induced callus growth and isoflavonoid production in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr. cv. Acme]. Plant Growth Regul. 2006 Jul;49(2-3):167-75. (HSR&T PI: M.E. Musgrave)
  8. Wray GA. The evolution of embryonic gene expression in sea urchins. Integr Comp Biol. 2006 Jun;46(3):233-42. (HSR&T PI: G.A. Wray)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Liu CT, Hao CJ, Wang JF, Wang DS, Yuan M. [Effects of Nomega-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester on pulmonary artery of rats during simulated weightlessness.] Zhongguo Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue. 2006 Dec;18(12):730-2. Chinese.
  2. Morozov VI, Sakuta GA, Kalinskii MI. [Morphological and biochemical aspects of skeletal muscle injury and regeneration subjected to physical load and hypodynamia] Morfologiia. 2006;129(3):88-96. Russian.
  3. Leucht P, Kim JB, Wazen R, Currey JA, Nanci A, Brunski JB, Helms JA. Effect of mechanical stimuli on skeletal regeneration around implants. Bone. 2006 Dec 15; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Hossain MM, Smith PG, Wu K, Jin JP. Cytoskeletal tension regulates both expression and degradation of h2-calponin in lung alveolar cells. Biochemistry. 2006 Dec 26;45(51):15670-83. Note: The authors? manuscript can be obtained online without charge through PubMed Central.
  5. Tsatsoulis A, Fountoulakis S. The protective role of exercise on stress system dysregulation and comorbidities. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Nov;1083:196-213. Note: From Abstract: ?Importantly, this stress-induced clinical phenotype is likely to be exaggerated in the presence of physical inactivity, resulting in a "stress-induced/exercise deficient" phenotype.? This volume is devoted to the topic: ?Stress, Obesity, and the Metabolic Syndrome.?
  6. Jorgensen AM, Patamia SE, Gassend B. Passive radiation shielding considerations for the proposed space elevator. Acta Astronaut. 2007 Feb;60(3):198-209.
  7. Wada Y, Kodaka Y, Kawano K. Vertical ocular responses to constant linear acceleration generated by fore-aft head translation in monkeys. Neurosci Res. 2006 Nov 23; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Warchol ME, Speck JD. Expression of GATA3 and tenascin in the avian vestibular maculae: Normative patterns and changes during sensory regeneration. J Comp Neurol. 2007 Feb 1;500(4):646-57.
  9. Almanza A, Navarrete F, Vega R, Soto E. Modulation of voltage-gated Ca2+ current in vestibular hair cells by nitric oxide. J Neurophysiol. 2006 Dec 20; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Mantsev EI, Sigaleva EE. [Effects of noise generated by life support systems on the human hearing function] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):3-14. Russian.
  11. Oganov VS, Bakulin AV, Novikov VE, Kabitskaia OE, Murashko LM. [Characteristics and patterns of the human bone reactions to microgravity] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):15-21. Russian. Note: Mir results.
  12. Baevskii RM, Baranov VM, Bogomolov VV, Pashchenko AV, Funtova II. [Assessment and prediction of health status of the Mars mission crew members] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):22-30. Russian.
  13. Skliar EF, Amiragov MS, Bobe LS, Gavrilov LI, Kurochkin MG, Solntseva DP, Krasnov MS, Skuratov VM. [Development of salt concentrates for mineralization of recycled water aboard the space station] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):35-40. Russian.
  14. Khekhneva AV, Gur'eva TS, Dadasheva OA, Sychev VN. [Studies of the eating behavior of Japanese quail chicks in the early postnatal period] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):41-5. Russian.
  15. Iarmanova EN, Kozlovskaia IB, Bogomolov VV, Rumiantseva ON, Sukhachev VI, Mel'nik KA. [Russian treadmill BD-1 as a backup of the NASA TVIS] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):50-5. Russian. Note: ISS data.
  16. Shurshakov VA, Kartashov DA, Kolomenskii AV, Petrov VM, Red'ko VI, Abramov IP, Letkova LI, Tikhomirov EP. [Radiation protective quality of spacesuit "Orlan-M" during extravehicular activities on the International Space Station] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):56-61. Russian. Note: ISS results.
  17. Umnova MM, Krasnov IB. [Ultrastructure of spindles in m. soleus of rats after repeated simulation of the weightlessness effects] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2006 Jul-Aug;40(4):62-3. Russian.

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