NASA Spaceline 25 January 2008 Current Space Life Science Awareness


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  1. Carter JR, Ray CA. Sympathetic responses to vestibular activation in humans. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Jan 16; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: C.A. Ray)
  2. Reid MB. Free radicals and muscle fatigue: Of ROS, canaries, and the IOC. Free Radic Biol Med. 2008 Jan 15;44(2):169-79. Epub 2007 Mar 12. (PI: M.B. Reid)
  3. Arbeille P, Kerbeci P, Mattar L, Shoemaker JK, Hughson RL. WISE-2005 – Tibial and gastrocnemius vein, and calf tissue response to LBNP after a 60 day bedrest with and without counter-measures. J Appl Physiol. 2008 Jan 17; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Carrihill-Knoll KL, Rabin BM, Shukitt-Hale B, Joseph JA, Carey A. Amphetamine-induced taste aversion learning in young and old F-344 rats following exposure to 56Fe particles. Age. 2007 Sep;29(2-3):69-76. (PI: B.M. Rabin)
  5. Brenner DJ, Hall EJ. Secondary neutrons in clinical proton radiotherapy: A charged issue. Radiother Oncol. 2008 Jan 11; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: E.J. Hall)
  6. Ripp S, Jegier P, Johnson CM, Brigati JR, Sayler GS. Bacteriophage-amplified bioluminescent sensing of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2008 Jan 10; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G.S. Sayler)
  7. Chen RD, Semmens MJ, Lapara TM. Biological treatment of a synthetic space mission wastewater using a membrane-aerated, membrane-coupled bioreactor (M2BR). J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008 Jan 15; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: T.M. Lapara)
  8. Moissl C, Bruckner JC, Venkateswaran K. Archaeal diversity analysis of spacecraft assembly clean rooms. ISME J. 2008 Jan;2(1):115-9. Epub 2007 Nov 8. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Raffai G, Cseko C, Kocsis L, Dézsi L, Monos E. Does long-term experimental antiorthostasis lead to cardiovascular deconditioning in the rat? Physiol Res. 2008 Jan 17; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  2. Lu L, Feng Y, Hucker WJ, Oswald SJ, Longmore GD, Yin FC. Actin stress fiber pre-extension in human aortic endothelial cells. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 2008 Jan 15; [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Scott A, Khan KM, Duronio V, Hart DA. Mechanotransduction in human bone: In vitro cellular physiology that underpins bone changes with exercise. Sports Med. 2008;38(2):139-60.
  4. Mukhina AM, Altaeva EG, Nemirovskaya TL, Shenkman BS. The role of L-type calcium channels in the accumulation of Ca(2+) in soleus muscle fibers in the rat and changes in the ratio of myosin and SERCA isoforms in conditions of gravitational unloading. Neurosci Behav Physiol. 2008 Feb;38(2):181-8. Note: This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Rossiiskii Fiziologicheskii Zhurnal imeni I. M. Sechenova 2006 Nov;92(11):1285-95.
  5. Yamauchi J, Hargens A. Effects of dynamic and static handgrip exercises on hand and wrist volume. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Jan 11; [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Nagasawa H, Wilson PF, Chen DJ, Thompson LH, Bedford JS, Little JB. Low doses of alpha particles do not induce sister chromatid exchanges in bystander Chinese hamster cells defective in homologous recombination. DNA Repair (Amst). 2008 Jan 5; [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Kato TA, Okayasu R, Bedford JS. Comparison of the induction and disappearance of DNA double strand breaks and gamma-H2AX foci after irradiation of chromosomes in G1-phase or in condensed metaphase cells. Mutat Res. 2007 Nov 29; [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Oommen BS, Stahl JS. Eye orientation during static tilts and its relationship to spontaneous head pitch in the laboratory mouse. Brain Res. 2007 Dec 5; [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Dzurková O, Hlavacka F. Velocity of body lean evoked by leg muscle vibration potentiate the effects of vestibular stimulation on posture. Physiol Res. 2007;56(6):829-32. Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  10. Orlov IV, Stolbkov YK, Shuplyakov VC. Effects of artificial feedback to the vestibular input on postural instability induced by asymmetric proprioceptive stimulation. Neurosci Behav Physiol. 2008 Feb;38(2):195-201. Note: This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Rossiiskii Fiziologicheskii Zhurnal imeni I. M. Sechenova 2006 Nov;92(11):1322-31.
  11. Xia N, Thodeti CK, Hunt TP, Xu Q, Ho M, Whitesides GM, Westervelt R, Ingber DE. Directional control of cell motility through focal adhesion positioning and spatial control of Rac activation. FASEB J. 2008 Jan 7; [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Kalinina I. Microtubules spatial alterations in root cells of Brassica rapa under clinorotation. Cell Biol Int. 2007 Nov 21; [Epub ahead of print]

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