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NASA Spaceline 3 October 2008 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2008

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  1. Viguier M, Dupui P, Montoya R. Posture analysis on young women before and after 60 days of -6 degrees head down bed rest (Wise 2005). Gait Posture. 2008 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Luden N, Minchev K, Hayes E, Louis ES, Trappe TA, Trappe S. Human vastus lateralis and soleus muscles display divergent cellular contractile properties. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S. Trappe) Note: This research includes pre-bedrest data acquired from the WISE 2005 study.
  3. Shao G, Balajee AS, Hei TK, Zhao Y. p16INK4a downregulation is involved in immortalization of primary human prostate epithelial cells induced by telomerase. Mol Carcinog. 2008 Oct;47(10):775-83. (PI: Y. Zhao)
  4. Calaf GM, Echiburú-Chau C, Zhao YL, Hei TK. BigH3 protein expression as a marker for breast cancer. Int J Mol Med. 2008 May;21(5):561-8. (PI: Y. Zhao)
  5. Buccello-Stout RR, Bloomberg JJ, Cohen HS, Whorton EB, Weaver GD, Cromwell RL. Effects of sensorimotor adaptation training on functional mobility in older adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2008 Sep;63(5):P295-300. (PIs: R.R. Buccello-Stout, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program; J.J. Bloomberg)
  6. Li N, Ho CM. Patterning functional proteins with high selectivity for biosensor applications. J Assoc Lab Automation. 2008 Aug;13(4):237-42. (PI: Y.C. Tai)
  7. Zheng S, Liu JQ, Tai YC. Streamline-based microfluidic devices for erythrocytes and leukocytes separation. J Microelectromech Syst. 2008 Aug;17(4):1029-38. (PI: Y.C. Tai)
  8. Mammoto A, Sero JE, Mammoto T, Ingber DE. Methods for studying mechanical control of angiogenesis by the cytoskeleton and extracellular matrix. Methods Enzymol. 2008;443:227-59. (PI: D.E. Ingber)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Ostrach S. Microgravity and the human exploration of space technology challenges. Technol Soc. 2008 Aug-Nov;30(3-4):411-4.
  2. Suzuki S, Mizuno R, Ikomi F, Ohhashi T. Head-down tilt posture elicits transient lymphocyte mobilization from the iliac, but not mesenteric, lymph nodes of rats. J Appl Physiol. 2008 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Farahani RM, Dipietro LA. Microgravity and the implications for wound healing. Int Wound J. 2008 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Vazeille E, Codran-Raison A, Claustre A, Averous J, Listrat A, Bechet D, Taillandier D, Dardevet D, Attaix D, Combaret L. The ubiquitin-proteasome and the mitochondria-associated apoptotic pathways are sequentially down-regulated during recovery after immobilization-induced atrophy. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Fu Q, Wu C, Shen Y, Zheng S, Chen R. Effect of LIMK2 RNAi on reorganization of the actin cytoskeleton in osteoblasts induced by fluid shear stress. J Biomech. 2008 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Terzoudi GI, Singh SK, Pantelias GE, Iliakis G. Premature chromosome condensation reveals DNA-PK independent pathways of chromosome break repair. Int J Oncol. 2008 Oct;33(4):871-9. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  7. Abe C, Tanaka K, Awazu C, Morita H. The vestibular system is integral in regulating plastic alterations in the pressor response to free drop mediated by the nonvestibular system. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Microgravity induced by free drop was used in this experiment.
  8. Viola AU, James LM, Schlangen LJ, Dijk DJ. Blue-enriched white light in the workplace improves self-reported alertness, performance and sleep quality. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2008 Aug;34(4):297-306. Epub 2008 Sep 22.
  9. Liu HZ, Wang Q, Liu XY, Tan SS. Effects of spaceflight on polysaccharides of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Chinese satellite results.
  10. Sinha A, Gupta AK, Pramanick AK, Nayar S, Gunjan MK, Mishra T, Bhatt NC, Vishwanath N, Das S. Mimicking biomineralization under microgravity. Mater Sci Eng C. 2008 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Results from the flight of the first recoverable unmanned space capsule (SRE-1) launched by Indian Space Research Organization in January 2007.
  11. Schulz RM, Wüstneck N, van Donkelaar CC, Shelton JC, Bader A. Development and validation of a novel bioreactor system for load- and perfusion-controlled tissue engineering of chondrocyte-constructs. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2008 Nov 1;101(4):714-28.
  12. Barer AS. [Medical aspect of cosmonauts' safety during emergency landing. Respicere et prospicere] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):3-20. Russian.
  13. Fomina GA, Kotovskaya AR. [Hemodynamic shifts in humans under the conditions of prolonged microgravity and the role of hypovolemia] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):21-5. Russian. Note: Salyut and Mir results.
  14. Boiko YuA, Khrupalov AA, Surkov SA, Loginov DN, Dobriden OV. [The peculiarities of defining the psychological and information characteristics of individuals in non-standard situations] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):26-31. Russian.
  15. Stepanova SI, Kuznetsova EP, Matyushkin DP. [Job quality evaluation with regard to individual stress tolerance of operators] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):32-5. Russian.
  16. Soldatov PE, Smirnov IA, Smolenskaya TS, Gurieva TS, Dadasheva OA, Lysenko LA, Ilyin VK, Solovieva ZO. [Physiologically active argon-based gas mixtures as a means of creating fire-safe gaseous environments in pressurized modules of varying purpose] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):45-52. Russian.
  17. Vorozhtsova SV, Fedorenko BS, Shafirkin AV, Chikhladze TsA. [Investigation of the processes of post-radiation reparation of the corneal epithelium cells of mice irradiated by helium ions with various LET values] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):53-8. Russian.
  18. Shashkov VS, Karsanova SK, Yasnetsov VV. [Protective action of radioprotectors and shielding against high-energy protons in experiments with rats] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):58-61. Russian.
  19. Lobachik VI, Gordeev YuV, Krotov VP. [Evaluation of effectiveness of short-term orthostatic positioning of head-down tilted primates on the liquid body sectors] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;42(2):65-7. Russian.

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