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NASA Spaceline 18 May 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2007

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  1. Jones JA, Kirkpatrick AW, Hamilton DR, Sargsyan AE, Campbell M, Melton S, Barr YR, Dulchavsky SA. Percutaneous bladder catheterization in microgravity. Can J Urol. 2007 Apr;14(2):3493-8. (HSR&T PI: S.A. Dulchavsky)
  2. Cao JJ, Kurimoto P, Boudignon B, Rosen C, Lima F, Halloran BP. Aging impairs IGF-I receptor activation and induces skeletal resistance to IGF-I. J Bone Miner Res. 2007 May 8; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: B.P. Halloran)
  3. Lai N, Camesasca M, Saidel GM, Dash RK, Cabrera ME. Linking pulmonary oxygen uptake, muscle oxygen utilization and cellular metabolism during exercise. Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 Mar 23; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: M.E. Cabrera)
  4. Salicru AN, Sams CF, Marshall GD. Cooperative effects of corticosteroids and catecholamines upon immune deviation of the type-1/type-2 cytokine balance in favor of type-2 expression in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Brain Behav Immun. 2007 May 2; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Berman RA, Heiser LM, Dunn CA, Saunders RC, Colby CL. Dynamic circuitry for updating spatial representations: III. From neurons to behavior. J Neurophysiol. 2007 May 9; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PIs: L.M. Heiser, C.A. Dunn, both NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program)
  6. Klerman EB, Hilaire MS. Review: On mathematical modeling of circadian rhythms, performance, and alertness. J Biol Rhythms. 2007 Apr;22(2):91-102. (HSR&T PI: E.B. Klerman)
  7. Guo Y, Eichler GS, Feng Y, Ingber DE, Huang S. Towards a holistic, yet gene-centered analysis of gene expression profiles: A case study of human lung cancers. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2006;2006:69141. (HSR&T PI: D.E. Ingber) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  8. Botta GP, Manley P, Miller S, Lelkes PI. Real-time assessment of three-dimensional cell aggregation in rotating wall vessel bioreactors in vitro. Nat Protoc. 2006;1(4):2116-27. (HSR&T PI: P.I. Lelkes)
  9. Xie Y, Zhong W, Wang Y, Trostinskaia A, Wang F, Puscheck EE, Rappolee DA. Using hyperosmolar stress to measure biologic and stress-activated protein kinase responses in preimplantation embryos. Mol Hum Reprod. 2007 May 3; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: D.A. Rappolee)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Paiva M. [Contribution of weightlessness in respiratory physiology] Bull Mem Acad R Med Belg. 2006;161(7-9):479-85; discussion 485-6. French.
  2. Scott JM, Esch BT, Goodman LS, Bredin SS, Haykowsky MJ, Warburton DE. Cardiovascular consequences of high-performance aircraft maneuvers: Implications for effective countermeasures and laboratory-based simulations. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2007 Apr;32(2):332-9. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  3. Yu F, Hedstrom M, Cristea A, Dalen N, Larsson L. Effects of ageing and gender on contractile properties in human skeletal muscle and single fibres. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2007 Apr 5; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Gunga HC, Kirsch KA, Roecker L, Kohlberg E, Tiedemann J, Steinach M, Schobersberger W. Erythropoietin regulations in humans under different environmental and experimental conditions. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Mar 12; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Okada M, Okabe A, Uchihori Y, Kitamura H, Sekine E, Ebisawa S, Suzuki M, Okayasu R. Single extreme low dose/low dose rate irradiation causes alteration in lifespan and genome instability in primary human cells. Br J Cancer. 2007 May 8; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Abe C, Tanaka K, Awazu C, Chen H, Morita H. Plastic alteration of vestibulo-cardiovascular reflex induced by 2 weeks of 3-G load in conscious rats. Exp Brain Res. 2007 May 10; [Epub ahead of print] Note: The 3-G exposure was followed by free drop-induced microgravity.
  7. Schmidt D, Krause BJ, Weiss PH, Fink GR, Shah NJ, Amorim MA, Muller HW, Berthoz A. Visuospatial working memory and changes of the point of view in 3D space. Neuroimage. 2007 Apr 4; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Dieterich M. Central vestibular disorders. J Neurol. 2007 May;254(5):559-68. Epub 2007 Apr 6.
  9. Kim TW, Lee SM, Joo SH, Yun HS, Lee Y, Kaufman PB, Kirakosyan A, Kim SH, Nam KH, Lee JS, Chang SC, Kim SK. Elongation and gravitropic responses of Arabidopsis roots are regulated by brassinolide and IAA. Plant Cell Environ. 2007 Jun;30(6):679-89.
  10. Pedmale UV, Liscum E. Regulation of phototropic signaling in Arabidopsis via phosphorylation state changes in the phototropin 1-interacting protein NPH3. J Biol Chem. 2007 May 10; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.

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