NASA Spaceline 27 July 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Trappe SW, Creer A, Slivka D, Minchev K, Trappe TA. Single muscle fiber function with concurrent exercise or nutrition countermeasures during 60 days of bed rest in women. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul 19; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.W. Trappe) Note: Resistance and aerobic exercise applied concurrently preserved muscle function in female bed rest subjects.
  2. Roy SH, De Luca G, Cheng MS, Johansson A, Gilmore LD, De Luca CJ. Electro-mechanical stability of surface EMG sensors. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2007 May;45(5):447-57. Epub 2007 Feb 16.
  3. Lee JS, Hale CM, Panorchan P, Khatau SB, George JP, Stewart CL, Hodzic D, Wirtz D. Effects of nuclear lamin A/C deficiency on cell mechanics, polarization and migration. Biophys J. 2007 Jul 13; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.S. Lee, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program) Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  4. Wang R, Ashwal S, Tone B, Tian HR, Badaut J, Rasmussen A, Obenaus A. Albumin reduces blood-brain barrier permeability but does not alter infarct size in a rat model of neonatal stroke. Pediatr Res. 2007 Jul 6; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G. Nelson/A. Obenaus) Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  5. Badaut J, Ashwal S, Tone B, Regli L, Tian HR, Obenaus A. Temporal and regional evolution of aquaporin-4 expression and magnetic resonance imaging in a rat pup model of neonatal stroke. Pediatr Res. 2007 Jul 6; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G. Nelson/A. Obenaus) Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  6. Jackson GW, McNichols RJ, Fox GE, Willson RC. Universal bacterial identification by mass spectrometry of 16S ribosomal RNA cleavage products. Int J Mass Spectrom. 2007 Mar 15;261(2-3):218-26. (PI: G.E. Fox)
  7. Zhu D, Fofanov Y, Willson RC, Fox GE. A parallel computing algorithm for 16S rRNA probe design. J Parallel Distrib Comput. 2006 Dec;66(12):1546-51. (PI: G.E. Fox)
  8. Kwon O, Devarakonda SB, Sankovic JM, Banerjee RK. Oxygen transport and consumption by suspended cells in microgravity: A multiphase analysis. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2007 Jul 5; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: R.K. Banerjee)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Diedrich A, Paranjape SY, Robertson D. Plasma and blood volume in space. Am J Med Sci. 2007 Jul;334(1):80-5. Note: This paper and the following paper were part of 10 papers in a symposium issue on the topic of blood volume in clinical medicine.
  2. Convertino VA. Blood volume response to physical activity and inactivity. Am J Med Sci. 2007 Jul;334(1):72-9.
  3. Centini C, Pompeiano O. Sleep research in space: Expression of immediate early genes in forebrain structures of rats during the NASA Neurolab mission (STS-90). Arch Ital Biol. 2007 May;145(2):117-50. Note: STS-90 (Neurolab) results.
  4. Kurihara K, Kikukawa A, Kobayashi A, Nakadate T. Frontal cortical oxygenation changes during gravity-induced loss of consciousness (G-LOC) in humans: A near-infrared spatially resolved spectroscopic study. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Ferreira R, Vitorino R, Neuparth MJ, Appell HJ, Amado F, Duarte JA. Cellular patterns of the atrophic response in murine soleus and gastrocnemius muscles submitted to simulated weightlessness. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul 12; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Harridge SD. Translational Review: The plasticity of human skeletal muscle: From gene expression to in vivo function. Exp Physiol. 2007 Jul 13; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Wong SW, Kimmerly DS, Masse N, Menon RS, Cechetto DF, Shoemaker JK. Sex differences in forebrain and cardiovagal responses at the onset of isometric handgrip exercise: A retrospective fMRI study. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul 5; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Spinks AB, Wasiak J, Villanueva EV, Bernath V. Scopolamine (hyoscine) for preventing and treating motion sickness. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007 Jul 18;(3):CD002851.
  9. Bonnet S, Heliot R. A magnetometer-based approach for studying human movements. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2007 Jul;54(7):1353-5.
  10. Takiguchi Y, Miyamoto T, Nagao K, Kuriyama T. Assessment of the homogeneous efficacy of carbon ions in the spread-out Bragg peak for human lung cancer cell lines. Radiat Med. 2007 Jul;25(6):272-7. Epub 2007 Jul 27.
  11. Chankova SG, Dimova E, Dimitrova M, Bryant PE. Induction of DNA double-strand breaks by zeocin in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and the role of increased DNA double-strand breaks rejoining in the formation of an adaptive response. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2007 Jul 17; [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Sancho LG, de la Torre R, Horneck G, Ascaso C, de Los Rios A, Pintado A, Wierzchos J, Schuster M. Lichens survive in space: Results from the 2005 LICHENS experiment. Astrobiology. 2007 Jun;7(3):443-54. Note: FOTON/BIOPAN results. This paper can be obtained online without charge.

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