Durante M, Cucinotta FA.Heavy ion carcinogenesis and human space exploration.Nat Rev Cancer. 2008 May 2. [Epub ahead of print](PI: F.A. Cucinotta)Note:
This Perspective is a clear and readable overview of the space radiation problem.
Vlkolinskı R, Krucker T, Nelson GA, Obenaus A.(56)Fe-particle radiation reduces neuronal output and attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inhibition of long-term potentiation in the mouse hippocampus.Radiat Res. 2008 May;169(5):523-30.(PI: G.A. Nelson/T. Krucker/A. Obenaus/NSCOR)
Ding LH, Xie Y, Park S, Xiao G, Story MD.Enhanced identification and biological validation of differential gene expression via Illumina whole-genome expression arrays through the use of the model-based background correction methodology.Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 May 1. [Epub ahead of print](PIs: R.L. Ullrich/M.D. Story/NSCOR; J.D. Minna/M.D. Story/NSCOR)Note:
This paper can be obtained online without charge.
Vujovic N, Davidson AJ, Menaker M.Sympathetic input modulates, but does not determine, phase of peripheral circadian oscillators.Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print](PI: M. Menaker)
Lawrence JE, Ray CA, Carter JR.Vestibulosympathetic reflex during the early follicular and mid-luteal phases of the menstrual cycle.Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Hahn H, Müller M, Löwenheim H.Whole organ culture of the postnatal sensory inner ear in simulated microgravity.J Neurosci Methods. 2008 Jun 15;171(1):60-71. Epub 2008 Feb 13.Note:
In vitro culture of excised whole inner ear organs of mice was achieved with the use of the rotary cell culture bioreactor. According to the authors, "The successful postnatal culture of the intact whole inner ear organ has not been previously achieved."
Emin N, Koç A, Durkut S, Elçin AE, Elçin YM.Engineering of rat articular cartilage on porous sponges: Effects of TGF-beta 1 and microgravity bioreactor culture.Artif Cells Blood Substit Immobil Biotechnol. 2008;36(2):123-37.