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NASA Spaceline 22 June 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Monday, July 23, 2007

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  1. Scadeng M, Rossiter HB, Dubowitz DJ, Breen EC. High-resolution three-dimensional magnetic resonance imaging of mouse lung in situ. Invest Radiol. 2007 Jan;42(1):50-7. (HSR&T PI: G.K. Prisk)
  2. Bryer SC, Koh TJ. The urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor is not required for skeletal muscle inflammation or regeneration. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007 Jun 13; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: S.C. Bryer)
  3. Gersh JA, Dingfelder M, Toburen LH. Modeling energy deposition in trabecular spongiosa using the Monte Carlo code PENELOPE. Health Phys. 2007 Jul;93(1):47-59. (HSR&T PI: M. Dingfelder)
  4. Das AK, Chen BP, Story MD, Sato M, Minna JD, Chen DJ, Nirodi CS. Somatic mutations in the tyrosine kinase domain of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) abrogate EGFR-mediated radioprotection in non-small cell lung carcinoma. Cancer Res. 2007 Jun 1;67(11):5267-74. (HSR&T PI: J.D. Minna)
  5. Wood SJ, Reschke MF, Sarmiento LA, Clement G. Tilt and translation motion perception during off-vertical axis rotation. Exp Brain Res. 2007 Jun 13; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: S.J. Wood)
  6. Tosini G, Kasamatsu M, Sakamoto K. Clock gene expression in the rat retina: Effects of lighting conditions and photoreceptor degeneration. Brain Res. 2007 May 23; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: G. Tosini)
  7. Ingber DE, Levin M. What lies at the interface of regenerative medicine and developmental biology? Development. 2007 Jun 6; [Epub ahead of print] (HSR&T PI: D.E. Ingber)
  8. Euskirchen GM, Rozowsky JS, Wei CL, Lee WH, Zhang ZD, Hartman S, Emanuelsson O, Stolc V, Weissman S, Gerstein MB, Ruan Y, Snyder M. Mapping of transcription factor binding regions in mammalian cells by ChIP: Comparison of array- and sequencing-based technologies. Genome Res. 2007 Jun;17(6):898-909. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Mulder ER, Gerrits KH, Kleine BU, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D, de Haan A, Stegeman DF. High-density surface EMG study on the time course of central nervous and peripheral neuromuscular changes during 8 weeks of bed rest with or without resistive vibration exercise. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2007 Jun 6; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Prisk GK, Yamada K, Henderson AC, Arai TJ, Levin DL, Buxton RB, Hopkins SR. Pumonary perfusion in the prone and supine postures in the normal human lung. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jun 14; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Porta A, Gnecchi-Ruscone T, Tobaldini E, Guzzetti S, Furlan R, Montano N. Progressive decrease of heart period variability entropy-based complexity during graded head-up tilt. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jun 14; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Caiozzo VJ, Richmond H, Kaska S, Valeroso D. The mechanical behavior of activated skeletal muscle during stretch: Effects of muscle unloading and MyHC isoform shifts. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jun 14; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Kwon RY, Jacobs CR. Time-dependent deformations in bone cells exposed to fluid flow in vitro: Investigating the role of cellular deformation in fluid flow-induced signaling. J Biomech. 2007 Jun 6; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. White CR, Frangos JA. The shear stress of it all: The cell membrane and mechanochemical transduction. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2007 Jun 14; [Epub ahead of print] Note: From abstract: "Also reviewed are several recent lines of evidence suggesting that both changes in membrane microviscosity linked to heterotrimeric G proteins, and the transmission of tension across the cell membrane to the cell-cell junction where known shear-sensitive proteins are localized, may serve as the primary force-sensing elements of the cell."
  7. Hawkins RD, Bashiardes S, Powder KE, Sajan SA, Bhonagiri V, Alvarado DM, Speck J, Warchol ME, Lovett M. Large scale gene expression profiles of regenerating inner ear sensory epithelia. PLoS ONE. 2007 Jun 13;2:e525. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  8. Keller BR, Duke ER, Amer AS, Zill SN. Tuning posture to body load: Decreases in load produce discrete sensory signals in the legs of freely standing cockroaches. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2007 Jun 1; [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Ko YJ, Zaharias RS, Seabold DA, Lafoon J, Schneider GB. Osteoblast differentiation is enhanced in rotary cell culture simulated microgravity environments. J Prosthodont. 2007 Jun 9; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Lewis DR, Miller ND, Splitt BL, Wu G, Spalding EP. Separating the roles of acropetal and basipetal auxin transport on gravitropism with mutations in two Arabidopsis Multidrug Resistance-Like ABC transporter genes. Plant Cell. 2007 Jun 8; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

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