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NASA Spaceline 29 June 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness

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

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  1. Gabrielsen A, Norsk P. Effect of spaceflight on the subcutaneous venoarteriolar reflex in the human lower leg. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jun 21; [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS results.
  2. Kaku M, Mochida Y, Atsawasuwan P, Parisuthiman D, Yamauchi M. Post-translational modifications of collagen upon BMP-induced osteoblast differentiation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2007 Aug 3;359(3):463-8. Epub 2007 May 25. (HSR&T PI: M. Yamauchi)
  3. Chowdhury P, Soulsby M, Kim K. L-carnitine influence on oxidative stress induced by hind limb unloading in adult rats. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Jun;78(6):554-6.
  4. Kanas NA, Salnitskiy VP, Boyd JE, Gushin VI, Weiss DS, Saylor SA, Kozerenko OP, Marmar CR. Crewmember and mission control personnel interactions during International Space Station missions. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Jun;78(6):601-7. (HSR&T PI: N.A. Kanas) Note: ISS results.
  5. Uchakin PN, Stowe RP, Paddon-Jones D, Tobin BW, Ferrando AA, Wolfe RR. Cytokine secretion and latent herpes virus reactivation with 28 days of horizontal hypokinesia. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Jun;78(6):608-12. (HSR&T PIs: P.N. Uchakin/B.W. Tobin, R.P. Stowe/A.D.Barrett, A.A. Ferrando, R.R. Wolfe)
  6. Tragardh E, Schlegel TT. High-frequency QRS electrocardiogram. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2007 Jul;27(4):197-204.
  7. Yakusheva TA, Shaikh AG, Green AM, Blazquez PM, Dickman JD, Angelaki DE. Purkinje cells in posterior cerebellar vermis encode motion in an inertial reference frame. Neuron. 2007 Jun 21;54(6):973-85. (HSR&T PI: D.E. Angelaki) Note: From abstract: "Here we show that cerebellar cortical neuron activity in vermal lobules 9 and 10 reflects the critical computations of transforming head-centered vestibular afferent information into earth-referenced self-motion and spatial orientation signals."
  8. Meima ME, Mackley JR, Barber DL. Beyond ion translocation: Structural functions of the sodium-hydrogen exchanger isoform-1. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2007 Jul;16(4):365-72. (HSR&T PI: D.L. Barber)
  9. Nguyen-Vu TD, Chen H, Cassell AM, Andrews RJ, Meyyappan M, Li J. Vertically aligned carbon nanofiber architecture as a multifunctional 3-D neural electrical interface. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2007 Jun;54(6 Pt 1):1121-8.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Grimston SK, Silva MJ, Civitelli R. Bone loss after temporarily induced muscle paralysis by Botox is not fully recovered after 12 weeks. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 Jun 21; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  2. Friedl G, Turner RT, Evans GL, Dobnig H. Intermittent parathyroid hormone (PTH) treatment and age-dependent effects on rat cancellous bone and mineral metabolism. J Orthop Res. 2007 Jun 7; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Koba S, Xing J, Sinoway LI, Li J. Differential sympathetic outflow elicited by active muscle in rats. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Jun 15; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Lee SE, Kamm RD, Mofrad MR. Force-induced activation of Talin and its possible role in focal adhesion mechanotransduction. J Biomech. 2007 Jun 1;40(9):2096-106 [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Li H, Jiao B, Yu ZB. [Factors modulating recovery rate after intermittent tetanic fatigue in atrophic soleus] Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2007 Jun 25;59(3):369-74. Chinese. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  6. Furweger C, Hajek M, Vana N, Kodym R, Okayasu R. Cellular signal transduction events as a function of linear energy transfer (LET). Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007 Jun 18; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Takada M, Lewis BJ, Boudreau M, Al Anid H, Bennett LG. Modelling of aircrew radiation exposure from galactic cosmic rays and solar particle events. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2007 Jun 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Wittlinger M, Grabenbauer GG, Sprung CN, Sauer R, Distel LV. Time and dose-dependent activation of p53 serine 15 phosphorylation among cell lines with different radiation sensitivity. Int J Radiat Biol. 2007 Apr;83(4):245-57.
  9. Vaugoyeau M, Viel S, Amblard B, Azulay JP, Assaiante C. Proprioceptive contribution of postural control as assessed from very slow oscillations of the support in healthy humans. Gait Posture. 2007 May 15; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Mollerlokken A, Gutvik C, Berge VJ, Jorgensen A, Loset A, Brubakk AO. Recompression during decompression and effects on bubble formation in the pig. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Jun;78(6):557-60.
  11. Levin B, Andersson J, Karlsson T. Memory performance during G exposure as assessed by a word recognition task. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Jun;78(6):587-92.
  12. Rodway GW, Windsor JS, Hart ND; Caudwell Xtreme Everest Research Group. Supplemental oxygen and hyperbaric treatment at high altitude: Cardiac and respiratory response. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Jun;78(6):613-7.
  13. Berry N, Newman DG. Head-up tilting--new applications for a dynamic cardiovascular challenge. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Jun;78(6):635.
  14. Kim Y, Laposky AD, Bergmann BM, Turek FW. Repeated sleep restriction in rats leads to homeostatic and allostatic responses during recovery sleep. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jun 19;104(25):10697-702. Epub 2007 Jun 4. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  15. Zheng Q, Huang G, Yang J, Xu Y, Guo C, Xi Y, Pan Z, Wang J. Could the effect of modeled microgravity on osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells be reversed by regulation of signaling pathways? Biol Chem. 2007 Jul;388(7):755-63.
  16. Peng L, Shang Y, Liang Y, Sun BY, Wang GZ, Bai J. [Preliminary research on effects of percutaneous muscular electrical stimulation against bone loss in tail-suspended rats] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Feb;20(1):7-10. Chinese.
  17. Yang Z, Wang B, Sun XQ, Zhang S. [Influence of fluid shear stress on expression of Cbfalpha1 in MG-63 cells cultured under simulated microgravity condition] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Feb;20(1):11-5. Chinese.
  18. Liu XY, Bai YQ, Wang CY, Dai ZQ, Li YH. [Oligonucleotide hybridization detection based on surface plasmon resonance technology] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Feb;20(1):16-8. Chinese.
  19. Guo SS, Liu XY, Ai WD, Zhu JT, Wang XX, Wei M, Yang Y, Qin LF. [Development of an improved ground-based prototype of space plant-growing facility] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Feb;20(1):51-6. Chinese.
  20. Deng YB, Ba J, Hu W, Shen JY. [Design and implement of the ECLSS adaptive learning intelligent decision support system] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Feb;20(1):57-61. Chinese. Note: This software system was used on a Chinese manned space flight.

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