NASA Spaceline 7 September 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Li W, Kezele I, Collins DL, Zijdenbos A, Keyak J, Kornak J, Koyama A, Saeed I, Leblanc A, Harris T, Lu Y, Lang T. Voxel-based modeling and quantification of the proximal femur using inter-subject registration of quantitative CT images. Bone. 2007 Jul 17; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: T. Lang) Note: ISS results.
  2. Wang KX, Shi Y, Denhardt DT. Osteopontin regulates hindlimb-unloading-induced lymphoid organ atrophy and weight loss by modulating corticosteroid production. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Sep 4; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: Y. Shi) Note: This research is described in an NSBRI news release.
  3. Lee SM, Schneider SM, Boda WL, Watenpaugh DE, Macias BR, Meyer RS, Hargens AR. Supine LBNP exercise maintains exercise capacity in male twins during 30-d bed rest. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Aug;39(8):1315-26. (PI: A.R. Hargens)
  4. Behnke BJ, Delp MD, Poole DC, Musch TI. Aging potentiates the effect of congestive heart failure on muscle microvascular oxygenation. J Appl Physiol. 2007 Aug 30; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.D. Delp)
  5. Hakimi P, Yang J, Casadesus G, Massillon D, Tolentino-Silva F, Nye CK, Cabrera ME, Hagen DR, Utter CB, Baghdy Y, Johnson DH, Wilson DL, Kirwan JP, Kalhan SC, Hanson RW. Over-expression of the cytosolic form of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (GTP) in skeletal muscle repatterns energy metabolism in the mouse. J Biol Chem. 2007 Aug 23; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.E. Cabrera) Note: This paper can currently be obtained online without charge.
  6. Tsao D, Kalogerinis P, Tabrizi I, Dingfelder M, Stewart RD, Georgakilas AG. Induction and processing of oxidative clustered DNA lesions in 56Fe-ion-irradiated human monocytes. Radiat Res. 2007 Jul;168(1):87-97. (PIs: B.M. Sutherland, A.M. Gewirtz)
  7. Hada M, Cucinotta FA, Gonda SR, Wu H. mBAND analysis of chromosomal aberrations in human epithelial cells exposed to low- and high-LET radiation. Radiat Res. 2007 Jul;168(1):98-105. (PIs: F.A. Cucinotta, H. Wu)
  8. Cohen HS, Bloomberg JJ. Modified dynamic visual acuity tests after acoustic neuroma resection. Acta Otolaryngol. 2007 Aug;127(8):825-8. (PI: J.J. Bloomberg)
  9. Vaezy S, Zderic V, Karmy-Jones R, Jurkovich GJ, Cornejo C, Martin RW. Hemostasis and sealing of air leaks in the lung using high-intensity focused ultrasound. J Trauma. 2007 Jun;62(6):1390-5. (PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program) Note: This research is described in a University of Washington news release.
  10. Vaezy S, Zderic V. Hemorrhage control using high intensity focused ultrasound. Int J Hyperthermia. 2007 Mar;23(2):203-11. (PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  11. Smith DP, Rector T, Reid-Black K, Hummerick M, Strayer R, Birmele M, Roberts MS, Garland JL. Redox control bioreactor: A unique biological water processor. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2007 Aug 17; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.L. Garland)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Journeay WS, Jay O, McInnis NH, Leclair E, Kenny GP. Postexercise heat loss and hemodynamic responses during head-down tilt are similar between genders. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Aug;39(8):1308-14.
  2. Romero SA, Cooke WH. Hyperventilation before resistance exercise: Cerebral hemodynamics and orthostasis. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Aug;39(8):1302-7.
  3. Greenwood J, Morrissey MC, Rutherford OM, Narici MV. Comparison of conventional resistance training and the fly-wheel ergometer for training the quadriceps muscle group in patients with unilateral knee injury. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2007 Aug 24; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Noskov VB, Nikolaev DV, Tuikin SA, Kozharinov VI, Grachev VA. [A portable impedance meter for monitoring liquid compartments of human body under space flight conditions] Med Tekh. 2007 Mar-Apr;(2):45-7. Russian.
  5. Kuschyk J, Haghi D, Borggrefe M, Wolpert C, Brade J. Cardiovascular response to a modern roller coaster ride. JAMA. 2007 Aug 15;298(7):739-41. Note: Asymptomatic sinus arrhythmias were recorded in 44 per cent of the study participants up to 5 minutes after the ride.
  6. Liu Y, Li L, Wu J, Liao Y, Liu X, Wu W. [Effects of fluid shear stress on bone resorption in rat osteoclasts] Sheng Wu Yi Xue Gong Cheng Xue Za Zhi. 2007 Jun;24(3):544-8. Chinese.
  7. Kataoka Y, Murley JS, Baker KL, Grdina DJ. Relationship between phosphorylated histone H2AX formation and cell survival in human microvascular endothelial cells (HMEC) as a function of ionizing radiation exposure in the presence or absence of thiol-containing drugs. Radiat Res. 2007 Jul;168(1):106-14. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.
  8. Zhang Y, Carr T, Dimtchev A, Zaer N, Dritschilo A, Jung M. Attenuated DNA damage repair by trichostatin A through BRCA1 suppression. Radiat Res. 2007 Jul;168(1):115-24.
  9. Hamada N, Hara T, Funayama T, Sakashita T, Kobayashi Y. Energetic heavy ions accelerate differentiation in the descendants of irradiated normal human diploid fibroblasts. Mutat Res. 2007 Jul 20; [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Buguet A. Sleep under extreme environments: Effects of heat and cold exposure, altitude, hyperbaric pressure and microgravity in space. J Neurol Sci. 2007 Aug 14; [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Rougier P, Garin M. Performing saccadic eye movements or blinking improves postural control. Motor Control. 2007 Jul;11(3):213-23.
  12. Carmona JE, Holland AK, Stratton HJ, Harrison DW. Sympathetic arousal to a vestibular stressor in high and low hostile men. Brain Cogn. 2007 Aug 10; [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Milea D, Lobel E, Lehericy S, Leboucher P, Pochon JB, Pierrot-Deseilligny C, Berthoz A. Prefrontal cortex is involved in internal decision of forthcoming saccades. Neuroreport. 2007 Aug 6;18(12):1221-4.
  14. Hoshino T, Miyamoto K, Ueda J. Gravity-controlled asymmetrical transport of auxin regulates a gravitropic response in the early growth stage of etiolated pea (Pisum sativum) epicotyls: Studies using simulated microgravity conditions on a three-dimensional clinostat and using an agravitropic mutant, ageotropum. J Plant Res. 2007 Sep;120(5):619-28. Epub 2007 Aug 22.
  15. Lucas M, Godin C, Jay-Allemand C, Laplaze L. Auxin fluxes in the root apex co-regulate gravitropism and lateral root initiation. J Exp Bot. 2007 Aug 23; [Epub ahead of print]
  16. Normile D, Bagla P. Space exploration. Asian powers shoot for the moon with orbiting research missions. Science. 2007 Aug 31;317(5842):1163. Note: Article discusses lunar mission plans of China, India, and Japan.

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