NASA Spaceline 3 August 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Trappe TA, Burd NA, Louis ES, Lee GA, Trappe SW. Influence of concurrent exercise or nutrition countermeasures on thigh and calf muscle size and function during 60 days of bed rest in women. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2007 Jul 26; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.W. Trappe) Note: This is a companion paper to the first paper in last week's list.
  2. Garman R, Rubin C, Judex S. Small oscillatory accelerations, independent of matrix deformations, increase osteoblast activity and enhance bone morphology. PLoS ONE. 2007 Jul 25;2(7):e653. (PI: S. Judex) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  3. Bayorh MA, Layas MF, Mann G, Feuerstein GZ, Eatman D. The effect of diet on simvastatin and losartan enhancement of endothelial function. Clin Exp Hypertens. 2007 Jun;29(5):311-25.
  4. Abdollahi A, Schwager C, Kleeff J, Esposito I, Domhan S, Peschke P, Hauser K, Hahnfeldt P, Hlatky L, Debus J, Peters JM, Friess H, Folkman J, Huber PE. Transcriptional network governing the angiogenic switch in human pancreatic cancer. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jul 31;104(31):12890-5. Epub 2007 Jul 24. (PI: L. Hlatky) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  5. Baladandayuthapani V, Mallick BK, Young Hong M, Lupton JR, Turner ND, Carroll RJ. Bayesian hierarchical spatially correlated functional data analysis with application to colon carcinogenesis. Biometrics. 2007 Jun 30; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.R. Lupton)
  6. Juergensmeyer MA, Nelson ES, Juergensmeyer EA. Shaking alone, without concurrent aeration, affects the growth characteristics of Escherichia coli. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2007 Aug;45(2):179-83. (PI: E.A. Juergensmeyer)
  7. Xie Y, Liu J, Proteasa S, Proteasa G, Zhong W, Wang Y, Wang F, Puscheck EE, Rappolee DA. Transient stress and stress enzyme responses have practical impacts on parameters of embryo development, from IVF to directed differentiation of stem cells. Mol Reprod Dev. 2007 Jul 24; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: D.A. Rappolee)
  8. Radisic M, Park H, Gerecht S, Cannizzaro C, Langer R, Vunjak-Novakovic G. Biomimetic approach to cardiac tissue engineering. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2007 Aug 29;362(1484):1357-68. (PI: L.E. Freed/G. Vunjak-Novakovic)
  9. Marlow HQ, Martindale MQ. Embryonic development in two species of scleractinian coral embryos: Symbiodinium localization and mode of gastrulation. Evol Dev. 2007 Jul-Aug;9(4):355-67. (PI: M.Q. Martindale)

Other papers of interest:

  1. de Boer MD, Maganaris CN, Seynnes OR, Rennie MJ, Narici MV. Time course of muscular, neural and tendinous adaptations to 23-day unilateral lower-limb suspension in young men. J Physiol. 2007 Jul 26; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Milkiewicz M, Doyle JL, Fudalewski T, Ispanovic E, Aghasi M, Haas TL. HIF-1{alpha} and HIF-2{alpha} play a central role in stretch-induced but not shear stress-induced angiogenesis in rat skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 2007 Jul 12; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Ozcivici E, Garman R, Judex S. High-frequency oscillatory motions enhance the simulated mechanical properties of non-weight bearing trabecular bone. J Biomech. 2007 Jul 24; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Hojlund Rasmussen J, Mantoni T, Belhage B, Pott FC. Influence of upper body position on middle cerebral artery blood velocity during continuous positive airway pressure breathing. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Parker KK, Ingber DE. Extracellular matrix, mechanotransduction and structural hierarchies in heart tissue engineering. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2007 Aug 29;362(1484):1267-79.
  6. Chen JX, Li W, Zhao X, Yang JX. Effects of the Chinese traditional prescription Xiaoyaosan decoction on chronic immobilization stress-induced changes in behavior and brain BDNF, TrkB, and NT-3 in rats. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2007 Jul 24; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Rothney MP, Neumann M, Beziat A, Chen KY. An artificial neural network model of energy expenditure using non-integrated acceleration signals. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Jul 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Palinkas LA, Suedfeld P. Psychological effects of polar expeditions. Lancet. 2007 Jul 24; [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Dakin CJ, Lee Son GM, Inglis JT, Blouin JS. Frequency response of human vestibular reflexes characterized by stochastic stimuli. J Physiol. 2007 Jul 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Eugene D, Deforges S, Guimont F, Idoux E, Vidal PP, Moore LE, Vibert N. Developmental regulation of the membrane properties of central vestibular neurons by sensory vestibular information in the mouse. J Physiol. 2007 Jul 12; [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Pereira T, Vieira AP, Fernandes JC, Sousa Basto A. Gravitational erythema. Pediatr Dermatol. 2007 May-Jun;24(3):316-7.

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