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NASA Spaceline 10 October 2008 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2008

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  1. Li Y, Dash RK, Kim J, Saidel GM, Cabrera ME. Role of NADH/NAD+ transport activity and glycogen store on skeletal muscle energy metabolism during exercise - in silico studies. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2008 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.E. Cabrera)
  2. Mehta R, Chowdhury P, Ali N. Scanning electron microscope studies of bone samples: Influence of simulated microgravity. Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res B. 2007 Aug;261(1-2):908-12.
  3. Shah JN, Shao G, Hei TK, Zhao Y. Methylation screening of the TGFBI promoter in human lung and prostate cancer by methylation-specific PCR. BMC Cancer. 2008 Oct 3;8:284. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: Y. Zhao) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  4. Salmi ML, Roux SJ. Gene expression changes induced by space flight in single-cells of the fern Ceratopteris richardii. Planta. 2008 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.J. Roux) Note: STS-93 results.
  5. Hejnol A, Martindale MQ. Acoel development indicates the independent evolution of the bilaterian mouth and anus. Nature. 2008 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.Q. Martindale)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Verheyden B, Aubert A, Beckers F, Arbeille P, van de Borne P, Heidbuchel H, Fagard R, Verdonck F. Cardiovascular control in space and on earth: The challenge of gravity. IRBM. 2008 Sep;29(4):287-8.
  2. Van Gammeren D, Damrauer JS, Jackman RW, Kandarian SC. The I{kappa}B kinases IKK{alpha} and IKK{beta} are necessary and sufficient for skeletal muscle atrophy. FASEB J. 2008 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Kee YS, Robinson DN. Motor proteins: myosin mechanosensors. Curr Biol. 2008 Sep 23;18(18):R860-2.
  4. Shin D, Finni T, Ahn S, Hodgson JA, Lee HD, Edgerton VR, Sinha S. In vivo estimation and repeatability of force-length relationship and stiffness of the human Achilles tendon using phase contrast MRI. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2008 Oct;28(4):1039-45. Epub 2008 Sep 26.
  5. Galliera E, Locati M, Mantovani A, Corsi MM. Chemokines and bone remodeling. Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol. 2008 Jul-Sep;21(3):485-91.
  6. Chen J, Sorensen KP, Gupta T, Kilts T, Young M, Wadhwa S. Altered functional loading causes differential effects in the subchondral bone and condylar cartilage in the temporomandibular joint from young mice. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2008 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Chen S, Zhao Y, Han W, Zhao G, Zhu L, Wang J, Bao L, Jiang E, Xu A, Hei TK, Yu Z, Wu L. Mitochondria-dependent signalling pathway are involved in the early process of radiation-induced bystander effects. Br J Cancer. 2008 Jun 3;98(11):1839-44. Epub 2008 May 13.
  8. Clement G, Bukley A. Mach's square-or-diamond phenomenon in microgravity during parabolic flight. Neurosci Lett. 2008 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Parabolic flight results.
  9. Wright WG, Schneider E, Glasauer S. Compensatory manual motor responses while object wielding during combined linear visual and physical roll tilt stimulation. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Falvo MJ, Horak FB, Earhart GM. Podokinetic after-rotation in a simulated reduced gravity environment. Somatosens Mot Res. 2008 Sep;25(3):188-93.
  11. Rosenbluth MJ, Crow A, Shaevitz JW, Fletcher DA. Slow stress propagation in adherent cells. Biophys J. 2008 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may currently be obtained online without charge.
  12. Cao XW. [Progress in the research of Sertoli cell cytoskeleton of the testis] Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue. 2008 Aug;14(8):675-9. Chinese.
  13. Ohyabu Y, Tanaka J, Ikada Y, Uemura T. Cartilage tissue regeneration from bone marrow cells by RWV bioreactor using collagen sponge scaffold. Mater Sci Eng C. 2008 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Williams KJ. Molecular processes that handle - and mishandle - dietary lipids. J Clin Invest. 2008 Oct;118(10):3247-59. Note: This is a detailed but clear review of this topic, with good graphics. It may be of particular interest to the lipid-challenged. This article may be obtained online without charge.

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