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NASA Spaceline 6 June 2008 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 13, 2008

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  1. Tsai LL, Mair RW, Li CH, Rosen MS, Patz S, Walsworth RL. Posture-dependent human (3)He lung imaging in an open-access MRI system: Initial results. Acad Radiol. 2008 Jun;15(6):728-39. (PI: R.L. Walsworth) Note: This paper and the following paper are from an issue dedicated to functional lung imaging.
  2. Tzeng YS, Hoffman E, Cook-Granroth J, Gereige J, Mansour J, Washko G, Cho M, Stepp E, Lutchen K, Albert M. Investigation of hyperpolarized (3)He magnetic resonance imaging utility in examining human airway diameter behavior in asthma through comparison with high-resolution computed tomography. Acad Radiol. 2008 Jun;15(6):799-808. (PI: M. Albert)
  3. Tzeng YS, Hoffman E, Cook-Granroth J, Maurer R, Shah N, Mansour J, Tschirren J, Albert M. Comparison of airway diameter measurements from an anthropomorphic airway tree phantom using hyperpolarized 3He MRI and high-resolution computed tomography. Magn Reson Med. 2007 Sep;58(3):636-42. (PI: M. Albert)
  4. Luu YK, Lublinsky S, Ozcivici E, Capilla E, Pessin JE, Rubin CT, Judex S. In vivo quantification of subcutaneous and visceral adiposity by micro-computed tomography in a small animal model. Med Eng Phys. 2008 May 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: C.T. Rubin, S. Judex)
  5. Bandstra ER, Pecaut MJ, Anderson ER, Willey JS, De Carlo F, Stock SR, Gridley DS, Nelson GA, Levine HG, Bateman TA. Long-term dose response of trabecular bone in mice to proton radiation. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):607-14. (PIs: G.A. Nelson, T.A. Bateman)
  6. Kennedy AR, Davis JG, Carlton W, Ware JH. Effects of dietary antioxidant supplementation on the development of malignant lymphoma and other neoplastic lesions in mice exposed to proton or iron-ion radiation. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):615-25. (PI: A.R. Kennedy)
  7. Rola R, Fishman K, Baure J, Rosi S, Lamborn KR, Obenaus A, Nelson GA, Fike JR. Hippocampal neurogenesis and neuroinflammation after cranial irradiation with (56)Fe particles. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):626-32. (PI: G.A. Nelson/A. Obenaus/J.R. Fike/NSCOR)
  8. Carsten RE, Bachand AM, Bailey SM, Ullrich RL. Resveratrol reduces radiation-induced chromosome aberration frequencies in mouse bone marrow cells. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):633-8. (PI: S.M. Bailey)
  9. Elias PZ, Jarchow T, Young LR. Incremental adaptation to yaw head turns during 30 RPM centrifugation. Exp Brain Res. 2008 May 22. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L.R. Young)
  10. Watson AB, Ahumada AJ Jr. Predicting visual acuity from wavefront aberrations. J Vis. 2008 Apr 22;8(4):17.1-19. (PI: A.B. Watson) Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Bosutti A, Malaponte G, Zanetti M, Castellino P, Heer M, Guarnieri G, Biolo G. Calorie restriction modulates inactivity-induced changes in the inflammatory markers CRP and PTX3. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  2. Yin W, Liu JC, Fan R, Sun XQ, Ma J, Feng N, Zhang QY, Yin Z, Zhang SM, Guo HT, Bi H, Wang YM, Sun X, Cheng L, Cui Q, Yu SQ, Yi DH, Pei JM. Modulation of {beta}-adrenoceptor signaling in the hearts of 4 weeks simulated weightlessness rats. J Appl Physiol. 2008 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Seynnes OR, Maffiuletti NA, Maganaris CN, de Boer MD, Pensini M, di Prampero PE, Narici MV. Soleus T reflex modulation in response to spinal and tendinous adaptations to unilateral lower limb suspension in humans. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2008 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Ogura Y, Naito H, Kakigi R, Ichinoseki-Sekine N, Kurosaka M, Katamoto S. Alpha-actinin-3 levels increase concomitantly with fast fibers in rat soleus muscle. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2008 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Yang W, Fan XL, Zhang H, Di Wu S, Song XA. Effects of hindlimb unloading and reloading on c-Fos expression of spinal cord evoked by vibration of rat Achille tendon. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Jul 4;439(1):1-6.
  6. Cowley PM, Clark BC, Ploutz-Snyder LL. Kinesthetic motor imagery and spinal excitability: The effect of contraction intensity and spatial localization. Clin Neurophysiol. 2008 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Rothkamm K, Gunasekara K, Warda SA, Krempler A, Löbrich M. Radiation-induced HPRT mutations resulting from misrejoined DNA double-strand breaks. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):639-48.
  8. Elsässer T, Brons S, Psonka K, Scholz M, Gudowska-Nowak E, Taucher-Scholz G. Biophysical modeling of fragment length distributions of DNA plasmids after X and heavy-ion irradiation analyzed by atomic force microscopy. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):649-59.
  9. Miller JH, Jin S, Morgan WF, Yang A, Wan Y, Aypar U, Peters JS, Springer DL. Profiling mitochondrial proteins in radiation-induced genome-unstable cell lines with persistent oxidative stress by mass spectrometry. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):700-6.
  10. Dicarlo AL, Hatchett RJ, Kaminski JM, Ledney GD, Pellmar TC, Okunieff P, Ramakrishnan N. Medical Countermeasures for Radiation Combined Injury: Radiation with Burn, Blast, Trauma and/or Sepsis. Report of an NIAID Workshop, March 26-27, 2007. Radiat Res. 2008 Jun;169(6):712-21.
  11. Zhang H, Zhao W, Wang Y, Li N, Wu Z, Liu Y, Chen J, Cai Y. Induction of cytogenetic adaptive response in spermatogonia and spermatocytes by pre-exposure of mouse testis to low-dose (12)C(6+) ions. Mutat Res. 2008 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Bagshaw M. Cosmic radiation in commercial aviation. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2008 May;6(3):125-7. Epub 2007 Nov 26.
  13. Goswami N, Loeppky JA, Hinghofer-Szalkay H. LBNP: Past protocols and technical considerations for experimental design. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 May;79(5):459-71.
  14. Tribukait A, Bergsten E, Eiken O. Visual sensations of roll rotation during complex vestibular stimulation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 May;79(5):479-87.
  15. Harris D, Li WC. Cockpit design and cross-cultural issues underlying failures in crew resource management. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 May;79(5):537-8.
  16. Abe C, Tanaka K, Awazu C, Morita H. Impairment of vestibular-mediated cardiovascular response and motor coordination in rats born and reared under hypergravity. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  17. Eron JN, Cohen B, Raphan T, Yakushin SB. Adaptation of orientation vectors of otolith-related central vestibular neurons to gravity. J Neurophysiol. 2008 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  18. Lorincz EN, Hess BJ. Dynamic effects on the subjective visual vertical after roll rotation. J Neurophysiol. 2008 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Rea MS, Bierman A, Figueiro MG, Bullough JD. A new approach to understanding the impact of circadian disruption on human health. J Circadian Rhythms. 2008 May 29;6:7. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper can be obtained online without charge.
  20. Mander BA, Reid KJ, Davuluri VK, Small DM, Parrish TB, Mesulam MM, Zee PC, Gitelman DR. Sleep deprivation alters functioning within the neural network underlying the covert orienting of attention. Brain Res. 2008 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Lee Y, Jung JW, Kim SK, Hwang YS, Lee JS, Kim SH. Ethylene-induced opposite redistributions of calcium and auxin are essential components in the development of tomato petiolar epinastic curvature. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2008 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

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