NASA Spaceline 2 March 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Monday, March 12, 2007
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Genetos DC, Kephart CJ, Zhang Y, Yellowley CE, Donahue HJ.
Oscillating fluid flow activation of gap junction hemichannels induces ATP release from MLO-Y4 osteocytes.
J Cell Physiol. 2007 Feb 14; [Epub ahead of print]
(HSR&T PI: D.C. Genetos, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program)
Yu ZB, Jin JP.
Removing the regulatory N-terminal domain of cardiac troponin I diminishes incompatibility during bacterial expression.
Arch Biochem Biophys. 2007 Jan 31; [Epub ahead of print]
(HSR&T PI: J.P. Jin)
Lewandowski BE, Kilgore KL, Gustafson KJ.
Design considerations for an implantable, muscle powered piezoelectric system for generating electrical power.
Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 Feb 13; [Epub ahead of print]
Fike JR, Rola R, Limoli CL.
Radiation response of neural precursor cells.
Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2007 Jan;18(1):115-27.
(HSR&T PIs: J.R. Fike, C.L. Limoli, G.A. Nelson)
Raman S, Maxwell CA, Barcellos-Hoff MH, Parvin B.
Geometric approach to segmentation and protein localization in cell culture assays.
J Microsc. 2007 Jan;225(Pt 1):22-30.
(HSR&T PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff)
Karmali F, Ramat S, Shelhamer M.
Vertical skew due to changes in gravitoinertial force: A possible consequence of otolith asymmetry.
J Vestib Res. 2006;16(3):117-25.
(HSR&T PI: M. Shelhamer)
Parabolic flight results.
Yang Y, Soyemi OO, Landry MR, Soller BR.
Noninvasive in vivo measurement of venous blood pH during exercise using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy.
Appl Spectrosc. 2007 Feb;61(2):223-9.
(HSR&T PI: B.R. Soller)
Owen NR, Bailey MR, Crum LA, Sapozhnikov OA, Trusov LA.
The use of resonant scattering to identify stone fracture in shock wave lithotripsy.
J Acoust Soc Am. 2007 Jan;121(1):EL41-7.
(HSR&T PI: L.A. Crum)
This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Vijayaraghavan R, Islam SK, Zhang M, Ripp S, Caylor S, Bull ND, Moser S, Terry SC, Blalock BJ, Sayler GS.
A bioreporter bioluminescent integrated circuit for very low-level chemical sensing in both gas and liquid environments.
Sens Actuators B Chem. 2006 Nov 29; [Epub ahead of print]
(HSR&T PI: G.S. Sayler)
Lintault LM, Zakrzewska EI, Maple RL, Baer LA, Casey TM, Ronca AE, Wade CE, Plaut KI.
In a hypergravity environment neonatal survival is adversely affected by alterations in dam tissue metabolism rather than reduced food intake.
J Appl Physiol. 2007 Feb 22; [Epub ahead of print]
(HSR&T PI: K.I. Plaut)
Rasmussen SL, Holland LZ, Schubert M, Beaster-Jones L, Holland ND.
Amphioxus AmphiDelta: Evolution of Delta protein structure, segmentation, and neurogenesis.
Genesis. 2007 Feb 13;45(3):113-22 [Epub ahead of print]
(HSR&T PI: M. Bronner-Fraser/L.Z. Holland)
Other papers of interest:
Porta A, Tobaldini E, Guzzetti S, Furlan R, Montano N, Gnecchi-Ruscone T.
Assessment of cardiac autonomic modulation during graded head-up tilt by symbolic analysis of heart rate variability.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Feb 16; [Epub ahead of print]
Ogoh S, Fisher JP, Fadel PJ, Raven PB.
Increases in central blood volume modulate carotid baroreflex resetting during dynamic exercise in humans.
J Physiol. 2007 Feb 22; [Epub ahead of print]
This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
Garman R, Gaudette G, Donahue LR, Rubin C, Judex S.
Low-level accelerations applied in the absence of weight bearing can enhance trabecular bone formation.
J Orthop Res. 2007 Feb 22; [Epub ahead of print]
Heller HJ, Zerwekh JE, Gottschalk FA, Pak CY.
Reduced bone formation and relatively increased bone resorption in absorptive hypercalciuria.
Kidney Int. 2007 Feb 21; [Epub ahead of print]
Hino K, Nakamoto T, Nifuji A, Morinobu M, Yamamoto H, Ezura Y, Noda M.
Deficiency of CIZ, a nucleocytoplasmic shuttling protein, prevents unloading-induced bone loss through the enhancement of osteoblastic bone formation in vivo.
Bone. 2007 Feb 12; [Epub ahead of print]
Belavy DL, Richardson CA, Wilson SJ, Felsenberg D, Rittweger J.
Tonic to phasic shift of lumbo-pelvic muscle activity during 8-weeks of bed-rest and 6-months follow-up.
J Appl Physiol. 2007 Feb 15; [Epub ahead of print]
Moylan JS, Reid MB.
Oxidative stress, chronic disease, and muscle wasting.
Muscle Nerve. 2007 Jan 31; [Epub ahead of print]
Zhuanzi W, Wenjian L, Dejuan Z, Wei W, Xigang J, Qingxiang G.
Chromatid-type aberrations following irradiation in G0 lymphocytes with heavy ions.
Mutat Res. 2007 Jan 18; [Epub ahead of print]
Hanes DA, McCollum G.
Cognitive-vestibular interactions: A review of patient difficulties and possible mechanisms.
J Vestib Res. 2006;16(3):75-91.
Prieur JM, Bourdin C, Sares F, Vercher JL.
Effects of head orientation and lateral body tilt on egocentric coding: Cognitive and sensory-motor accuracy.
J Vestib Res. 2006;16(3):93-103.
Tribukait A, Eiken O.
Changes in the perceived head transversal plane and the subjective visual horizontal induced by Coriolis stimulation during gondola centrifugation.
J Vestib Res. 2006;16(3):105-16.
Zhao X, Yang H, Yamoah EN, Lundberg YW.
Gene targeting reveals the role of Oc90 as the essential organizer of the otoconial organic matrix.
Dev Biol. 2007 Jan 12; [Epub ahead of print]
Hildebrand MS, de Silva MG, Klockars T, Campbell CA, Smith RJ, Dahl HH.
Gene expression profiling analysis of the inner ear.
Hear Res. 2007 Mar;225(1-2):1-10. Epub 2007 Jan 18.
Pashchenko PS, Zakharova IV.
[Changes in the pancreas structure after exposure of the body to gravitational overloads]
Morfologiia. 2006;129(1):62-7. Russian.
Donina ZhA, Lavrova IN, Tikhonov MA, Kotov AN, Kolesnikov VI.
[Cardiorespiratory responses of animals to passive orthostasis after intermittent hypoxia during head-down tilt]
Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2006 Aug;92(8):997-1005. Russian.
Le Bourg E.
Hormetic effects of repeated exposures to cold at young age on longevity, aging and resistance to heat or cold shocks in Drosophila melanogaster.
Biogerontology. 2007 Feb 23; [Epub ahead of print]
Kurien BT, Dorri Y, D'Souza A, Scofield RH.
Four men in a space station - To say nothing of the cow! The quest for finding respite and work in the ultimate frontier.
Med Hypotheses. 2007 Feb 14; [Epub ahead of print]
Humorous account that also outlines the difficulties associated with preparing for and travelling into space.
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