NASA Spaceline 11 January 2008 Current Space Life Science Awareness
Posted: Monday, January 28, 2008
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Lloyd SA, Travis ND, Lu T, Bateman TA.Development of a low dose antiresorptive drug regimen reveals synergistic suppression of bone formation when coupled with disuse.J Appl Physiol. 2008 Jan 3; [Epub ahead of print](PI: T.A. Bateman)
Li J, Waugh LJ, Hui SL, Burr DB, Warden SJ.Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have opposing effects during stress fracture repair.J Orthop Res. 2007 Dec;25(12):1559-67.(PI: J. Li)
Bailey SM.Telomeres and double-strand breaks - All's well that "ends" well. ...Radiat Res. 2008 Jan;169(1):1-7.(PI: S.M. Bailey)Note:
The author presents a career perspective and an overview of the subject of telomeres and DNA double-strand breaks in the 2007 Michael Fry Research Award Lecture.
Weterings E, Chen DJ.The endless tale of non-homologous end-joining.Cell Res. 2008 Jan;18(1):114-24.(PI: D.J. Chen)Note:
This paper is one of a series of reviews in a special issue of this journal on the subject of DNA damage responses and genome maintenance. All of the papers in this issue can be obtained online without charge.
Nyochembeng LM, Beyl CA, Pacumbaba RP.Optimizing edible fungal growth and biodegradation of inedible crop residues using various cropping methods.Bioresour Technol. 2007 Dec 20; [Epub ahead of print](PI: C.A. Mitchell/C.A. Beyl/NSCORT)
Crane BT, Tian J, Ishiyama A, Demer JL.Unilateral deafferentation and eye position misdirect the initial vestibulo-ocular reflex: A model-based study.Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Dec;48(12):5512-22.
Shevchenko G, Kalinina Y, Kordyum E.Role of cytoskeleton in gravisensing of the root elongation zone in Arabidopsis thaliana plants.Cell Biol Int. 2007 Nov 21; [Epub ahead of print]
Song JE, Kim YS, Sohn JY.The impact of plants on the reduction of volatile organic compounds in a small space.J Physiol Anthropol. 2007 Nov;26(6):599-603.Note:
This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Geng J, Sun XQ, Yang CB, Wang YC, Wu YH, Wang HS.[Changes of cardiac pump function in push-pull effect simulated by tilt table]Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Jun;20(3):157-60. Chinese.Note:
Titles, authors, and references for the individual papers from this journal are available in English at the links given here. English abstracts are not available. Journal main site.
Ai WD, Guo SS, Qin LF, Tang YK.[Development of a ground-based micro-algae photo-bioreactor experimental facility for using in space]Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Jun;20(3):165-9. Chinese.
Chen ZY, Hao HW, Li LM.[Design of a novel quartz temperature sensor used for temperature monitoring in manned space flight]Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Jun;20(3):170-3. Chinese.Note:
This is a study to determine suitability of the design methodology for a sensor for use in human space flight.
Zeng Y, Liu XH.[Experimental technologies for imposing mechanical force on cells]Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Jun;20(3):227-34. Chinese.
Zhang Y, Li Y, Tu QF, Chen HQ.[Effects of fluid shear stress on IL-8 mRNA expression in EA. Hy926 cells]Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Aug;20(4):240-4. Chinese.
Guo XD, Yan GZ, He WH.[Telemetric localization of detecting capsule in gastrointestinal tract]Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2007 Aug;20(4):294-8. Chinese.Note:
From abstract: "After putting into practice, the device can also be used in food selection for astronauts by monitoring their gastrointestinal parameters in space."