NASA Spaceline 9 February 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Idris AH, Convertino VA, Ratliff DA, Doerr DF, Lurie KG, Gabrielli A, Banner MJ. Imposed power of breathing associated with use of an impedance threshold device. Respir Care. 2007 Feb;52(2):177-83. (HSR&T PI: V.A. Convertino) Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  2. Dai M, Raphan T, Cohen B. Labyrinthine lesions and motion sickness susceptibility. Exp Brain Res. 2007 Jan 26; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: L. Young/B. Cohen)
  3. Dingfelder M. Track structure: Time evolution from physics to chemistry. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007 Feb 3; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: M. Dingfelder) Note: This paper and the following 8 papers are epubs that will be published soon in a special issue of this journal. The issue derives from a microdosimetry symposium held in 2005.
  4. Redpath JL. Health risks of low photon energy imaging. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007 Jan 29; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: J.L. Redpath)
  5. Ponomarev AL, Cucinotta FA. Nuclear fragmentation and the number of particle tracks in tissue. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007 Jan 29; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: F.A. Cucinotta)
  6. Schimmerling W, Cucinotta FA. Dose and dose rate effectiveness of space radiation. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Dec 14; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: F.A. Cucinotta)
  7. Limoli CL, Giedzinski E, Baure J, Doctrow SR, Rola R, Fike JR. Using superoxide dismutase/catalase mimetics to manipulate the redox environment of neural precursor cells. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Dec 13; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: C.L. Limoli)
  8. Smilenov LB, Hall EJ, Bonner WM, Sedelnikova OA. A microbeam study of DNA double-strand breaks in bystander primary human fibroblasts. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: E.J. Hall)
  9. Trovati S, Ballarini F, Battistoni G, Cerutti F, Fasso A, Ferrari A, Gadioli E, Garzelli MV, Mairani A, Ottolenghi A, Paretzke HG, Parini V, Pelliccioni M, Pinsky L, Sala PR, Scannicchio D, Zankl M. Human exposure to space radiation: Role of primary and secondary particles. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Dec 6; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: L. Townsend)
  10. Dingfelder M, Jorjishvili IG, Gersh JA, Toburen LH. Heavy ion track structure simulations in liquid water at relativistic energies. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Nov 28; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: M. Dingfelder)
  11. Gersh JA, Dingfelder M, Toburen LH. Monte Carlo modelling of energy deposition in trabecular bone. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2006 Nov 28; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: M. Dingfelder)
  12. Rappolee DA. Impact of transient stress and stress enzymes on development. Dev Biol. 2006 Dec 19; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: D.A. Rappolee)
  13. Ryan JF, Mazza ME, Pang K, Matus DQ, Baxevanis AD, Martindale MQ, Finnerty JR. Pre-bilaterian origins of the Hox cluster and the Hox code: Evidence from the sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis. PLoS ONE. 2007 Jan 24;2:e153. (HSR&T PI: M.Q. Martindale) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Low DA, Shibasaki M, Davis SL, Keller DM, Crandall CG. Does local heating induced nitric oxide production attenuate vasoconstrictor responsiveness to lower body negative pressure in human skin? J Appl Physiol. 2007 Feb 1; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Kimmerly DS, Wong S, Menon R, Shoemaker JK. Forebrain neural patterns associated with sex differences in autonomic and cardiovascular function during baroreceptor unloading. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007 Feb;292(2):R715-22. Epub 2006 Jul 6.
  3. Marie PJ, Kaabeche K. PPAR gamma activity and control of bone mass in skeletal unloading. PPAR Res. 2006 Sep 3;2006:64807 [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  4. Wallace JM, Rajachar RM, Allen MR, Bloomfield SA, Robey PG, Young MF, Kohn DH. Exercise-induced changes in the cortical bone of growing mice are bone- and gender-specific. Bone. 2007 Jan 18; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Lynch GS, Schertzer JD, Ryall JG. Therapeutic approaches for muscle wasting disorders. Pharmacol Ther. 2006 Dec 8; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Loesberg WA, Walboomers XF, Bronkhorst EM, van Loon JJ, Jansen JA. The effect of combined simulated microgravity and microgrooved surface topography on fibroblasts. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 2007 Jan 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Brumfiel G. Space exploration: Where 24 men have gone before. Nature. 2007 Feb 1;445(7127):474-8. Note: This article, an overview of the status of the Vision for Space Exploration, is accompanied by an editorial, ?Brave Blue World.? Space exploration is featured on the cover of this issue. The article and editorial are available online without charge.
  8. Hader DP, Hemmersbach R. Gravitational biology. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):93. Editorial. Note: This editorial and the following 20 papers are from a special issue of this journal (access Table of Contents)on the topic of gravitational biology.
  9. Ruyters G, Friedrich U. Gravitational biology within the German Space Program: Goals, achievements, and perspectives. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):95-100. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  10. Richter PR, Schuster M, Meyer I, Lebert M, Hader DP. Indications for acceleration-dependent changes of membrane potential in the flagellate Euglena gracilis. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):101-8. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes parabolic flight results.
  11. Krause M, Braucker R, Hemmersbach R. Graviresponses of Paramecium biaurelia during parabolic flights. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):109-16. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes parabolic flight and sounding rocket flight results.
  12. Grolig F, Doring M, Galland P. Gravisusception by buoyancy: A mechanism ubiquitous among fungi? Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):117-23. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  13. Schmidt W. Gravity-induced absorption changes in Phycomyces blakesleeanus during parabolic flights: First spectral approach in the visible. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):125-31. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes parabolic flight results.
  14. Braun M, Limbach C. Rhizoids and protonemata of characean algae: Model cells for research on polarized growth and plant gravity sensing. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):133-42. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes review of various flight results.
  15. Volkmann D, Baluska F. Gravity: One of the driving forces for evolution. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):143-8. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  16. Scherer GF. Halotolerance is enhanced in carrot callus by sensing hypergravity: Influence of calcium modulators and cytochalasin D. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):149-54. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  17. Martzivanou M, Babbick M, Cogoli-Greuter M, Hampp R. Microgravity-related changes in gene expression after short-term exposure of Arabidopsis thaliana cell cultures. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):155-62. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes sounding rocket flight results.
  18. Kriegs B, Theisen R, Schnabl H. Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate and Ran expression during simulated and real microgravity. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):163-74. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes sounding rocket flight results.
  19. Palme K, Dovzhenko A, Ditengou FA. Auxin transport and gravitational research: Perspectives. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):175-81. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  20. Edelmann HG, Roth U. Gravitropic plant growth regulation and ethylene: An unsought cardinal coordinate for a disused model. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):183-91. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  21. Horn E, Boser S, Membre H, Dournon C, Husson D, Gualandris-Parisot L. Morphometric investigations of sensory vestibular structures in tadpoles (Xenopus laevis) after a spaceflight: Implications for microgravity-induced alterations of the vestibuloocular reflex. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):193-203. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes results of an experiment on the French-Soyuz taxi flight Andromede to ISS.
  22. Anken RH. On the role of the central nervous system in regulating the mineralisation of inner-ear otoliths of fish. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):205-8. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  23. Renn J, Winkler C, Schartl M, Fischer R, Goerlich R. Zebrafish and medaka as models for bone research including implications regarding space-related issues. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):209-14. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  24. Servotte S, Zhang Z, Lambert CA, Giang Ho TT, Chometon G, Eckes B, Krieg T, Lapiere CM, Nusgens BV, Aumailley M. Establishment of stable human fibroblast cell lines constitutively expressing active Rho-GTPases. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):215-20. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  25. Huber K, Krotz-Fahning M, Hock B. Respiratory burst as a biomarker for stress responses. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):221-4. Epub 2006 Dec 16.
  26. Rosner H, Wassermann T, Moller W, Hanke W. Effects of altered gravity on the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton of human SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):225-34. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes parabolic flight results.
  27. Hanke W, Fernandes de Lima VM, Wiedemann M, Meissner K. Microgravity dependence of excitable biological and physicochemical media. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):235-42. Epub 2006 Dec 16. Note: Includes parabolic flight and sounding rocket flight results.
  28. Meloni MA, Galleri G, Pippia P, Cogoli-Greuter M. Cytoskeleton changes and impaired motility of monocytes at modelled low gravity. Protoplasma. 2006 Dec;229(2-4):243-9. Epub 2006 Dec 16.

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