NASA Spaceline 11 May 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007

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  1. Charoonpatrapong-Panyayong K, Shah R, Yang J, Alvarez M, Pavalko FM, Gerard-O'Riley R, Robling AG, Templeton E, Bidwell JP. Nmp4/CIZ contributes to fluid shear stress induced MMP-13 gene induction in osteoblasts. J Cell Biochem. 2007 Apr 23; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: F.M. Pavalko)
  2. Xiong G, Mojsilovic-Petrovic J, Perez CA, Kalb RG. Embryonic motor neuron dendrite growth is stunted by inhibition of nitric oxide-dependent activation of soluble guanylyl cyclase and protein kinase G. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Apr;25(7):1987-97. (HSR&T PI: R.G. Kalb/K. Walton)
  3. Murley JS, Kataoka Y, Baker KL, Diamond AM, Morgan WF, Grdina DJ. Manganese superoxide dismutase (SOD2)-mediated delayed radioprotection induced by the free thiol form of amifostine and tumor necrosis factor alpha. Radiat Res. 2007 Apr;167(4):465-74. (HSR&T PI: W.F. Morgan) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  4. Foster RG, Hankins MW, Peirson SN. Light, photoreceptors, and circadian clocks. Methods Mol Biol. 2007;362:3-28. (HSR&T PI: R.G. Foster) Note: This paper and the following paper are in a volume entitled "Circadian Rhythms: Methods and Protocols." The volume is in the Methods in Molecular Biology series of Humana Press.
  5. Tosini G. Locomotor activity in rodents. Methods Mol Biol. 2007;362:95-101. (HSR&T PI: G. Tosini)
  6. Qiu D, Eisinger VM, Rowen DW, Yu HD. Regulated proteolysis controls mucoid conversion in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 May 8;104(19):8107-12. Epub 2007 Apr 30. (HSR&T PI: H.D. Yu)
  7. Hosu BG, Sun M, Marga F, Grandbois M, Forgacs G. Eukaryotic membrane tethers revisited using magnetic tweezers. Phys Biol. 2007 Jun;4(2):67-78. (HSR&T PI: G. Forgacs)
  8. Starke EM, Smoot JC, Wu JH, Liu WT, Chandler D, Stahl DA. Saliva-based diagnostics using 16S rRNA microarrays and microfluidics. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 Mar;1098:345-61. (HSR&T PI: D.A. Stahl)

Other papers of interest:

  1. von Walden F, Pozzo M, Elman T, Tesch PA. Muscle fluid shift does not alter EMG global variables during sustained isometric actions. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2007 Apr 25; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Ishijima M, Tsuji K, Rittling SR, Yamashita T, Kurosawa H, Denhardt DT, Nifuji A, Ezura Y, Noda M. Osteopontin is required for mechanical stress-dependent signals to bone marrow cells. J Endocrinol. 2007 May;193(2):235-43.
  3. Warren GL, Summan M, Gao X, Chapman R, Hulderman T, Simeonova PP. Mechanisms of skeletal muscle injury and repair revealed by gene expression studies in mouse models. J Physiol. 2007 May 3; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Hu J, Lewin GR. Mechanosensitive currents in the neurites of cultured mouse sensory neurones. J Physiol. 2006 Dec 15;577(Pt 3):815-28. Epub 2006 Oct 12. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge via the PubMed Central link.
  5. Kreth G, Pazhanisamy SK, Hausmann M, Cremer C. Cell type-specific quantitative predictions of radiation-induced chromosome aberrations: A computer model approach. Radiat Res. 2007 May;167(5):515-25.
  6. Anderson RM, Stevens DL, Sumption ND, Townsend KM, Goodhead DT, Hill MA. Effect of linear energy transfer (LET) on the complexity of alpha-particle-induced chromosome aberrations in human CD34(+) cells. Radiat Res. 2007 May;167(5):541-50.
  7. Gault N, Rigaud O, Poncy JL, Lefaix JL. Biochemical alterations in human cells irradiated with alpha particles delivered by macro- or microbeams. Radiat Res. 2007 May;167(5):551-62.
  8. Boissiere A, Champion C, Touati A, Herve du Penhoat MA, Sabatier L, Chatterjee A, Chetioui A. DNA core ionization and cell inactivation. Radiat Res. 2007 Apr;167(4):493-500.
  9. Malone J, Ullrich R. Novel radiation response genes identified in gene-trapped MCF10A mammary epithelial cells. Radiat Res. 2007 Feb;167(2):176-84.
  10. Gaugler MH, Neunlist M, Bonnaud S, Aubert P, Benderitter M, Paris F. Intestinal epithelial cell dysfunction is mediated by an endothelial-specific radiation-induced bystander effect. Radiat Res. 2007 Feb;167(2):185-93.
  11. Fournier C, Becker D, Winter M, Barberet P, Heiss M, Fischer B, Topsch J, Taucher-Scholz G. Cell cycle-related bystander responses are not increased with LET after heavy-ion irradiation. Radiat Res. 2007 Feb;167(2):194-206.
  12. Li P, Wang Y, Qian Q, Fu Z, Wang M, Zeng D, Li B, Wang X, Li J. LAZY1 controls rice shoot gravitropism through regulating polar auxin transport. Cell Res. 2007 Apr 30; [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Coutand C, Fournier M, Moulia B. Gravitropic response of poplar trunk: Key roles of prestressed wood regulation and relative kinetics of cambial growth versus wood maturation. Plant Physiol. 2007 Apr 27; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

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