NASA Spaceline 14 September 2007 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Demiot C, Dignat-George F, Fortrat JO, Sabatier F, Gharib C, Larina I, Gauquelin-Koch G, Hughson R, Custaud MA. WISE 2005: Chronic bed rest impairs microcirculatory endothelium in women. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Aug 31; [Epub ahead of print] Note: From abstract: "We therefore conclude that the endothelium should be a target for countermeasures during periods of prolonged deconditioning."
  2. Carlson KJ, Judex S. Increased non-linear locomotion alters diaphyseal bone shape. J Exp Biol. 2007 Sep 1;210(Pt 17):3117-25. (PI: S. Judex)
  3. Abercromby AF, Amonette WE, Layne CS, McFarlin BK, Hinman MR, Paloski WH. Variation in neuromuscular responses during acute whole-body vibration exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Sep;39(9):1642-50. (PIs: A.F. Abercromby, NSBRI Summer Internship Program; W.H. Paloski)
  4. Andres-Mach M, Rola R, Fike JR. Radiation effects on neural precursor cells in the dentate gyrus. Cell Tissue Res. 2007 Sep 5; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G.A. Nelson)
  5. Aoki H, Oman CM, Natapoff A. Virtual-reality-based 3D navigation training for emergency egress from spacecraft. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Aug;78(8):774-83. (PI: H. Aoki, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  6. Banks S, Dinges DF. Behavioral and physiological consequences of sleep restriction. J Clin Sleep Med. 2007 Aug 15;3(5):519-28. (PI: D.F. Dinges)
  7. Zderic V, O'Keefe GE, Foley JL, Vaezy S. Resection of abdominal solid organs using high-intensity focused ultrasound. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2007 Aug;33(8):1251-8. Epub 2007 May 11. (PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  8. Greaby R, Zderic V, Vaezy S. Pulsatile flow phantom for ultrasound image-guided HIFU treatment of vascular injuries. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2007 Aug;33(8):1269-76. Epub 2007 Apr 27. (PI: V. Zderic, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
  9. Teaster ND, Motes CM, Tang Y, Wiant WC, Cotter MQ, Wang YS, Kilaru A, Venables BJ, Hasenstein KH, Gonzalez G, Blancaflor EB, Chapman KD. N-acylethanolamine metabolism interacts with abscisic acid signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings. Plant Cell. 2007 Aug 31; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: K.H. Hasenstein) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  10. Leeuw TK, Reith RM, Simonette RA, Harden ME, Cherukuri P, Tsyboulski DA, Beckingham KM, Weisman RB. Single-walled carbon nanotubes in the intact organism: Near-IR imaging and biocompatibility studies in Drosophila. Nano Lett. 2007 Sep 12;7(9):2650-4. Epub 2007 Aug 16.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Verheyden B, Beckers F, Couckuyt K, Liu J, Aubert AE. Respiratory modulation of cardiovascular rhythms before and after short-duration human spaceflight. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2007 Sep 3; [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS/Soyuz results (ESA Odissea, Cervantes, and Delta missions to ISS).
  2. Suzuki N, Motohashi N, Uezumi A, Fukada SI, Yoshimura T, Itoyama Y, Aoki M, Miyagoe-Suzuki Y, Takeda S. NO production results in suspension-induced muscle atrophy through dislocation of neuronal NOS. J Clin Invest. 2007 Sep 4;117(9):2468-76. Note: The significance of this paper, which can be obtained online without charge, is discussed in a Commentary in this issue. This issue has an interesting cover (read the caption).
  3. Hagstromer M, Oja P, Sjostrom M. Physical activity and inactivity in an adult population assessed by accelerometry. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Sep;39(9):1502-8. Note: From abstract: "Objectively obtained estimates of physical activity yielded lower values and a different activity pattern compared with those obtained by commonly used self-reports."
  4. Lamm WJ, Neradilek B, Polissar NL, Hlastala MP. Pulmonary response to 3h of hypoxia in prone pigs. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2007 Jun 13; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Sellami L, Lacombe S, Hunting D, Wagner RJ, Huels MA. Novel apparatus to measure hyperthermal heavy ion damage to DNA: Strand breaks, base loss, and fragmentation. Rev Sci Instrum. 2007 Aug;78(8):085111.
  6. Baskar R, Balajee AS, Geard CR, Hande MP. Isoform-specific activation of protein kinase C in irradiated human fibroblasts and their bystander cells. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2007 Jul 18; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Cheung B, Hofer K. Tactile cueing vs. vestibular sensation and nystagmus during yaw rotation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Aug;78(8):756-63.
  8. Cloutier A, Watt DG. Adaptation to motion sickness from torso rotation affects symptoms from supine head nodding. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Aug;78(8):764-9.
  9. Grant I, Eriksen HR, Marquis P, Orre IJ, Palinkas LA, Suedfeld P, Svensen E, Ursin H. Psychological selection of Antarctic personnel: The "SOAP" instrument. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2007 Aug;78(8):793-800.
  10. Kalueff AV, Ishikawa K, Griffith AJ. Anxiety and otovestibular disorders: Linking behavioral phenotypes in men and mice. Behav Brain Res. 2007 Aug 1; [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Blazquez PM, Highstein SM. Visual-vestibular interaction in vertical vestibular only neurons. Neuroreport. 2007 Aug 27;18(13):1403-6.
  12. Qu Y, Tang W, Dahlke I, Ding D, Salvi R, Sohl G, Willecke K, Chen P, Lin X. Analysis of connexin subunits required for the survival of vestibular hair cells. J Comp Neurol. 2007 Oct 10;504(5):499-507.
  13. Laposky AD, Bass J, Kohsaka A, Turek FW. Sleep and circadian rhythms: Key components in the regulation of energy metabolism. FEBS Lett. 2007 Aug 14; [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Foster RG, Hankins MW. Circadian vision. Curr Biol. 2007 Sep 4;17(17):R746-51.
  15. Chen J, Chen R, Gao S. Morphological characteristics and proliferation of keratocytes cultured under simulated microgravity. Artif Organs. 2007 Sep;31(9):722-31.
  16. Basu P, Pal A, Lynch JP, Brown KM. A novel image analysis technique for kinematic study of growth and curvature. Plant Physiol. 2007 Aug 24; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

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