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NASA Spaceline 16 January 2009 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2009

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  1. Trappe S, Costill D, Gallagher PM, Creer A, Peters JR, Evans H, Riley DA, Fitts RH. Exercise in space: Human skeletal muscle after 6 months aboard the International Space Station. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: R.H. Fitts) Note: ISS results.
  2. Li W, Kornak J, Harris T, Keyak J, Li C, Lu Y, Cheng X, Lang T. Identify fracture-critical regions inside the proximal femur using statistical parametric mapping. Bone. 2008 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: T. Lang)
  3. Zhou D, Semones E, Gaza R, Johnson S, Zapp N, Weyland M, Rutledge R, Lin T. Radiation measured with different dosimeters during STS-121 space mission. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Feb;64(4):437-47. Note: STS-121 results. These results were also compared with STS-114 data.
  4. Bigelow AW, Geard CR, Randers-Pehrson G, Brenner DJ. Microbeam-integrated multiphoton imaging system. Rev Sci Instrum. 2008 Dec;79(12):123707. (PI: C.R. Geard)
  5. Liao K, Walker MF, Joshi A, Reschke M, Wang Z, Leigh RJ. A reinterpretation of the purpose of the translational vestibulo-ocular reflex in human subjects. Prog Brain Res. 2008;171:295-302. (PI: M. Reschke) Note: This paper and paper #10 in the Other section are from volume 171: "Using Eye Movements as an Experimental Probe of Brain Function - A Symposium in Honor of Jean BŁttner-Ennever." Go to volume 171.
  6. Kondrachuk AV, Sirenko SP, Boyle R. Effect of difference of cupula and endolymph densities on the dynamics of semicircular canal. J Vestib Res. 2008;18(2-3):69-88. (PI: R. Boyle)
  7. Levine LH, Richards JT, Wheeler RM. Super-elevated CO(2) interferes with stomatal response to ABA and night closure in soybean (Glycine max). J Plant Physiol. 2009 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Other papers of interest:

  1. Petrak J, Mravec B, Jurani M, Baranovska M, Tillinger A, Hapala I, Frollo I, Kvetnanskż R. Hypergravity-induced increase in plasma catecholamine and corticosterone levels in telemetrically collected blood of rats during centrifugation. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008 Dec;1148:201-8.
  2. Fan L, Liu SY, Xiao XS, Sun F. Demonstration of pulmonary perfusion heterogeneity induced by gravity and lung inflation using arterial spin labeling. Eur J Radiol. 2009 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Goldstein DS, Sharabi Y. Neurogenic orthostatic hypotension: A pathophysiological approach. Circulation. 2009 Jan 6;119(1):139-46.
  4. Patel MJ, Chang KH, Sykes MC, Talish R, Rubin C, Jo H. Low magnitude and high frequency mechanical loading prevents decreased bone formation responses of 2T3 preosteoblasts. J Cell Biochem. 2009 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Baiotto S, Labat B, Vico L, Zidi M. Bone remodeling regulation under unloading conditions: Numerical investigations. Comput Biol Med. 2009 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Deschenes MR, McCoy RW, Holdren AN, Eason MK. Gender influences neuromuscular adaptations to muscle unloading. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Johnston AP, Burke DG, MacNeil LG, Candow DG. Effect of creatine supplementation during cast-induced immobilization on the preservation of muscle mass, strength, and endurance. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 Jan;23(1):116-20.
  8. Koopman R, van Loon LJ. Aging, exercise and muscle protein metabolism. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Blottner D, Serradj N, Salanova M, Touma C, Palme R, Silva M, Aerts JM, Berckmans D, Vico L, Liu Y, Giuliani A, Rustichelli F, Cancedda R, Jamon M. Morphological, physiological and behavioural evaluation of a 'Mice in Space' housing system. J Comp Physiol [B]. 2009 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Clarke AH. Listing's plane and the otolith-mediated gravity vector. Prog Brain Res. 2008;171:291-4. Note: Parabolic flight and ISS results.
  11. Nooij SA, Bos JE, Groen EL. Orientation of Listing's plane after hypergravity in humans. J Vestib Res. 2008;18(2-3):97-105.
  12. Marcora SM, Staiano W, Manning V. Mental fatigue impairs physical performance in humans. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Lee L, Kos O, Gorczynski RM. Altered expression of mRNAs implicated in osteogenesis under conditions of simulated microgravity is regulated by CD200:CD200R. Acta Astronaut. 2008 Dec;63(11-12):1326-36.
  14. Nair GM, Murthi KR, Prasad MY. Strategic, technological and ethical aspects of establishing colonies on Moon and Mars. Acta Astronaut. 2008 Dec;63(11-12):1337-42.
  15. Savelyev Yu, Rudenko A, Robota L, Koval E, Savelyeva O, Markovskaya L, Veselov V. Novel polymer materials for protecting crew and structural elements of orbital station. against microorganisms attack throughout long-term operation. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Jan;64(1):36-40. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents; click on the volume and issue at the publisher's site abstract and then find the paper.
  16. Barjaktarovic Z, SchŁtz W, Madlung J, Fladerer C, Nordheim A, Hampp R. Changes in the effective gravitational field strength affect the state of phosphorylation of stress-related proteins in callus cultures of Arabidopsis thaliana. J Exp Bot. 2009 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  17. Jia XH, Xu F, Huang ZX, Lv DC, Zeng Z, Li JL. Estimates of space radiation exposure to astronauts using male voxel model based on MRI. Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2008 Aug;21(4):299-303. Note: This article is in English. Titles, authors, and references for the individual papers from this journal are available in English at the links given here. English abstracts are generally not available. Journal main site.
  18. Yang CB, Sun XQ, Geng J, Zhang S, Gao Y, Wang L. [Changes of push-pull effect and its mechanism after self-generated lower body negative pressure training] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2008 Aug;21(4):304-9. Chinese.
  19. Wang F, Zhou KH, Li JR, Yin YL. [Experimental studies of a water/gas separator using hydrophilic micro-filtration membrane under simulated microgravity] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2008 Aug;21(4):310-5. Chinese.
  20. Tang YK, Guo SS, Qin LF, Ai WD. [A study of growth and development of wheat under low atmospheric pressure] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2008 Aug;21(4):316-20. Chinese.
  21. Jiang YD, Li WN, Wang LF, Zhang ZY, Zhang BM, Wu HJ. [Several new type of clinostats] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2008 Aug;21(4):368-71. Chinese.
  22. Liu H, Hu EZ, Hu DW, Manukovsky NS, Kovalev VS, Gurevich YL. [Fundamental issues of bioregenerative life support system design] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2008 Aug;21(4):372-6. Chinese.

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