Space medicine at NASA Headquarters (Office of the Chief Health and Medical Officer).Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 Oct;79(10):1001.Note:
This article, which is the Space Medicine Association News topic for this issue of this journal, can be accessed online without cost.
Mulavara AP, Cohen HS, Bloomberg JJ.Critical features of training that facilitate adaptive generalization of over ground locomotion.Gait Posture. 2008 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print](PI: J.J. Bloomberg)
MacNeilage PR, Ganesan N, Angelaki DE.Computational approaches to spatial orientation: From transfer functions to dynamic Bayesian inference.J Neurophysiol. 2008 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print](PI: P.R. MacNeilage, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)
Karmali F, Shelhamer M.Compensating for camera translation in video eye-movement recordings by tracking a representative landmark selected automatically by a genetic algorithm.J Neurosci Methods. 2008 Sep 17. [Epub ahead of print](PI: M. Shelhamer)
Qiu D, Damron FH, Mima T, Schweizer HP, Yu HD.A series of PBAD-based shuttle vectors for functional analysis of toxic and highly-regulated genes in Pseudomonas and Burkholderia spp. and other bacteria.Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print](PIs: F.H. Damron, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program; H.D. Yu)
Ishihara A, Fujino H, Nagatomo F, Takeda I, Ohira Y.Gene expression levels of heat shock proteins in the soleus and plantaris muscles of rats after hindlimb suspension or spaceflight.J Physiol Sci. 2008 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]Note:
Shuttle results. This article may be obtained online without charge.
McGee-Lawrence ME, Carey HV, Donahue SW.Mammalian hibernation as a model of disuse osteoporosis: The effects of physical inactivity on bone metabolism, structure, and strength.Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2008 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]
Chen CS.Mechanotransduction - a field pulling together?J Cell Sci. 2008 Oct 15;121(Pt 20):3285-92.Note:
This review attempts to pull together information about the various physical forces that affect tissues and cells, including a primer on mechanotransduction terminology and usage, and possible underlying mechanisms.
Buravkova LB, Grigor'eva OV, Rykova MP, Grigor'ev AI.Cytotoxic activity of natural killer cells in vitro under microgravity.Dokl Biol Sci. 2008 Jul-Aug;421:275-7.Note:
ISS results. This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Doklady Akademii Nauk 2008;421(1):128-30. The first page of the paper may be viewed without charge. Click to the issue and citation.
Hamada N.Recent insights into the biological action of heavy-ion radiation.J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2008 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]Note:
This article may be obtained online without charge.
Rithidech KN, Scott BR.Evidence for radiation hormesis after in vitro exposure of human lymphocytes to low doses of ionizing radiation.Dose Response. 2008;6(3):252-71. Epub 2008 May 21.Note:
This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.
Viola AU, James LM, Archer SN, Dijk DJ.PER3 polymorphism and cardiac autonomic control: Effects of sleep debt and circadian phase.Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]
Gorgiladze GI.Regenerative capacity of the planarian Girardia tigrina and the snail Helix lucorum exposed to microgravity during an orbital flight on board the International Space Station.Dokl Biol Sci. 2008 Jul-Aug;421:244-7.Note:
ISS results. This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Doklady Akademii Nauk 2008;421(1):131-4. The first page of the paper may be viewed without charge. Click to the issue and citation.