NASA Spaceline 13 July 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Broskey J, Sharp MK. Evaluation of mechanisms of postflight orthostatic intolerance with a simple cardiovascular system model. Ann Biomed Eng. 2007 Jun 26; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.K. Sharp)
  2. Dyckman DJ, Monahan KD, Ray CA. Effect of baroreflex loading on the responsiveness of the vestibulosympathetic reflex in humans. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul 5; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: C.A. Ray)
  3. Lai N, Saidel GM, Grassi B, Gladden LB, Cabrera ME. Model of oxygen transport and metabolism predicts effect of hyperoxia on canine muscle oxygen uptake dynamics. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jun 28; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.E. Cabrera)
  4. Rabin BM, Carrihill-Knoll KL, Carey AN, Shukitt-Hale B, Joseph JA, Foster BC. Elevated plus-maze performance of Fischer-344 rats as a function of age and of exposure to 56Fe particles. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):981-6. (PI: B.M. Rabin) Note: This paper and the following 6 papers plus 12 papers in the "Other papers of interest" section comprise an issue of this journal devoted to space radiation health and space radiation biology.
  5. Carey AN, Shukitt-Hale B, Rabin BM, Joseph JA. Interaction between age and exposure to 56Fe particles on behavior and neurochemistry. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):987-93. (PI: B.M. Rabin)
  6. Guida P, Vazquez ME. Cytotoxic and cell cycle effects in human neuronal progenitor cells exposed to 1 GeV/n Fe ions. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1004-10. (PI: M.E. Vazquez)
  7. Laiakis EC, Baulch JE, Morgan WF. Cytokine and chemokine responses after exposure to ionizing radiation: Implications for the astronauts. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1019-25. (PI: W.F. Morgan)
  8. Manti L, Bertucci A, Gialanella G, Grossi G, Pignalosa D, Pugliese M, Scampoli P, Durante M. Rearrangements in human chromosome 1 visualized by arm-specific probes in the progeny of blood lymphocytes exposed to iron ions. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1066-9.
  9. George K, Cucinotta FA. The influence of shielding on the biological effectiveness of accelerated particles for the induction of chromosome damage. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1076-81. (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)
  10. Shukitt-Hale B, Casadesus G, Carey AN, Rabin BM, Joseph JA. Exposure to 56Fe irradiation accelerates normal brain aging and produces deficits in spatial learning and memory. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1087-92. (PI: B.M. Rabin)
  11. Nelson DC, Wohlbach DJ, Rodesch MJ, Stolc V, Sussman MR, Samanta MP. Identification of an in vitro transcription-based artifact affecting oligonucleotide microarrays. FEBS Lett. 2007 Jun 26; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: V. Stolc)
  12. Molas ML, Kiss JZ. The effect of column purification on cDNA indirect labelling for microarrays. Plant Methods. 2007 Jun 27;3:9 [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.Z. Kiss) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Caiani EG, Weinert L, Takeuchi M, Veronesi F, Sugeng L, Corsi C, Capderou A, Cerutti S, Vaida P, Lang RM. Evaluation of alterations on mitral annulus velocities, strain, and strain rates due to abrupt changes in preload elicited by parabolic flight. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul;103(1):80-7. Note: Parabolic flight results.
  2. Zamir M, Goswami R, Salzer D, Shoemaker JK. Role of vascular bed compliance in vasomotor control in skeletal muscle. Exp Physiol. 2007 Jun 1; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Cha J, Heng C, Reinkensmeyer DJ, Roy RR, Edgerton VR, De Leon RD. Locomotor ability in spinal rats is dependent on the amount of activity imposed on the hindlimbs during treadmill training. J Neurotrauma. 2007 Jun;24(6):1000-12.
  4. Versari S, Villa A, Bradamante S, Maier JA. Alterations of the actin cytoskeleton and increased nitric oxide synthesis are common features in human primary endothelial cell response to changes in gravity. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2007 Jun 7; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Alfrey CP, Fishbane S. Implications of neocytolysis for optimal management of anaemia in chronic kidney disease. Nephron Clin Pract. 2007 Jun 26;106(4):c149-c156 [Epub ahead of print] Note: Author C. Alfrey points out in this paper that neocytolysis, the selective destruction of young circulating red blood cells under certain conditions, "first became apparent during studies of spaceflight anaemia in astronauts."
  6. Pelevina II, Antoshchina MM, Bondarenko VA, Vorob'eva NIu, Voronkov IuI, Gotlib VIa, Kudriashova OV, Osipov AN, Riabchenko NI, Serebrianyi AM, Tsetlin VV. [Individual cytogenetic and molecular-biological characteristics of lymphocytes in blood of pilots and cosmonauts] Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2007 Mar-Apr;47(2):141-50. Russian.
  7. Yang C, Li GC, Li YH, Hu JY, Xiao Y, Zhang ZJ. [Biological properties of Caski cell lines induced by exposing to the space environment] Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2007 Jun;32(3):380-6. Chinese. Note: Chinese Shenzhou IV (unmanned) space flight results.
  8. Yu XH, Cai GJ, Liu AJ, Chu ZX, Su DF. A novel animal model for motion sickness and its first application in rodents. Physiol Behav. 2007 May 31; [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Akao T, Kumakura Y, Kurkin S, Fukushima J, Fukushima K. Directional asymmetry in vertical smooth-pursuit and cancellation of the vertical vestibulo-ocular reflex in juvenile monkeys. Exp Brain Res. 2007 Jul 5; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Wang B, Murakami M, Eguchi-Kasai K, Nojima K, Shang Y, Tanaka K, Watanabe K, Fujita K, Moreno SG, Coffigny H, Hayata I. Effects of prenatal irradiation with an accelerated heavy-ion beam on postnatal development in rats: II. Further study on neurophysiologic alterations. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):994-1003.
  11. Hellweg CE, Thelen M, Arenz A, Baumstark-Khan C. The German ISS-experiment Cellular Responses to Radiation in Space (CERASP): The effects of single and combined space flight conditions on mammalian cells. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1011-8.
  12. Trani D, Lucchetti C, Cassone M, D’Agostino L, Caputi M, Giordano A. Analysis of cell-cycle regulation following exposure of lung-derived cells to gamma-rays. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1026-33.
  13. Wang G, Hu C, Li D, Zhang D, Li X, Chen K, Liu Y. The response of antioxidant systems in Nostoc sphaeroides against UV-B radiation and the protective effects of exogenous antioxidants. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1034-42.
  14. Psonka K, Gudowska-Nowak E, Brons S, Elsässer Th, Heiss M, Taucher-Scholz G. Ionizing radiation-induced fragmentation of plasmid DNA – Atomic force microscopy and biophysical modeling. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1043-9.
  15. Arenz A, Stojicic N, Lau P, Hellweg CE, Baumstark-Khan C. Suitability of commonly used housekeeping genes in gene expression studies for space radiation research. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1050-5.
  16. Hellweg CE, Spitta L, Arenz A, Bogner SC, Ruscher R, Baumstark-Khan C, Greif KD, Giesen U. Transcriptional response of human cells to microbeam irradiation with 2.1 MeV alpha-particles. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1056-65.
  17. Gudowska-Nowak E, Lee R, Nasonova E, Ritter S, Scholz M. Effect of LET and track structure on the statistical distribution of chromosome aberrations. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1070-5.
  18. Durante M, Kraft G, O’Neill P, Reitz G, Sabatier L, Schneider U. Preparatory study of a ground-based space radiobiology program in Europe. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1082-6.
  19. Vaglenov A, Fedorenko B, Kaltenboeck B. RBE and genetic susceptibility of mouse and rat spermatogonial stem cells to protons, heavy charged particles and 1.5 MeV neutrons. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1093-101.
  20. Dorman LI, Pustil’nik LA. On the probability of solar cosmic ray fluency during SEP event in dependence of the level of solar activity. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1102-8.
  21. Burov VA, Ochelkov YP. On measuring energetic (more than 5 MeV) proton fluxes with “METEOR” satellite type. Adv Space Res. 2007;39(6):1109-14.

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