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NASA Spaceline 27 February 2009 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2009


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  1. LeMoine JK, Haus JM, Trappe SW, Trappe TA.
    Muscle proteins during 60-day bedrest in women: Impact of exercise or nutrition.
    Muscle Nerve. 2009 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]
    (PI: S.W. Trappe)
    Note:
    WISE-2005 bedrest study.




  2. Shearer WT, Ochs HD, Lee BN, Cohen EN, Reuben JM, Cheng I, Thompson B, Butel JS, Blancher A, Abbal M, Aviles H, Sonnenfeld G.
    Immune responses in adult female volunteers during the bed-rest model of spaceflight: Antibodies and cytokines.
    J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]
    (PI: G. Sonnenfeld)
    Note:
    WISE-2005 bedrest study.




  3. Smith SM, Gardner KK, Locke J, Zwart SR.
    Vitamin D supplementation during Antarctic winter.
    Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]
    (PI: S.M. Smith)



  4. Hill AA, Lipert RJ, Fritz JS, Porter MD.
    A rapid, simple method for determining formaldehyde in drinking water using colorimetric-solid phase extraction.
    Talanta. 2009 Feb 15;77(4):1405-8. Epub 2008 Sep 24.
    (PI: M.D. Porter)




Other papers of interest:





  1. Lin LJ, Bao JX, Bai YG, Zhang LF, Ma J.
    [Differential effect of simulated microgravity on myogenic tone of middle cerebral and mesenteric small arteries in rats]
    Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2009 Feb 25;61(1):27-34. Chinese.
    Note:
    This article may be obtained online without charge (slow download). The article is in Chinese but the figures, tables, and references are in English.




  2. Sorrentino S, Forleo C, Iacoviello M, Guida P, D'Andria V, Favale S.
    Endothelin system polymorphisms in tilt test-induced vasovagal syncope.
    Clin Auton Res. 2009 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]



  3. Oliveira MM, Feliciano J, Timoteo AT, da Silva N, Antunes E, Silva S, Alves S, Silva-Carvalho L, Ferreira R.
    False positive responses to head-up tilt testing in elderly patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation.
    Rev Port Cardiol. 2008 Nov;27(11):1383-94. English, Portuguese.



  4. Arieli R, Boaron E, Abramovich A.
    The combined effect of denucleation and denitrogenation on the risk of decompression sickness in rats.
    J Appl Physiol. 2009 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]



  5. Benedini-Elias PC, Morgan MC, Gomes AR, Mattiello-Sverzut AC.
    Changes in postnatal skeletal muscle development induced by alternative immobilization model in female rat.
    Anat Sci Int. 2009 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]



  6. Seynnes OR, Maffiuletti NA, Horstman AM, Narici MV.
    Increased H-reflex excitability is not accompanied by changes in neural drive following 24 days of unilateral lower limb suspension.
    Muscle Nerve. 2009 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]



  7. Navegantes LC, Baviera AM, Kettelhut IC.
    The inhibitory role of sympathetic nervous system in the Ca2+-dependent proteolysis of skeletal muscle.
    Braz J Med Biol Res. 2009 Jan;42(1):21-8.
    Note:
    This article may be obtained online without charge.




  8. Knight MM, McGlashan SR, Garcia M, Jensen CG, Poole CA.
    Articular chondrocytes express connexin 43 hemichannels and P2 receptors - a putative mechanoreceptor complex involving the primary cilium?
    J Anat. 2009 Feb;214(2):275-83.
    Note:
    This article may be obtained online without charge.




  9. Hunter N, Muirhead CR.
    Review of relative biological effectiveness dependence on linear energy transfer for low-LET radiations.
    J Radiol Prot. 2009 Mar;29(1):5-21. Epub 2009 Feb 18.



  10. Hino M, Hamada N, Tajika Y, Funayama T, Morimura Y, Sakashita T, Yokota Y, Fukamoto K, Kobayashi Y, Yorifuji H.
    Insufficient membrane fusion in dysferlin-deficient muscle fibers after heavy-ion irradiation.
    Cell Struct Funct. 2009 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print]
    Note:
    This article may be obtained online without charge (slow download, large file).




  11. Kato TA, Okayasu R, Bedford JS.
    Signatures of DNA double strand breaks produced in irradiated G1 and G2 cells persist into mitosis.
    J Cell Physiol. 2009 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]



  12. Lehnen N, Buettner U, Glasauer S.
    Vestibular guidance of active head movements.
    Exp Brain Res. 2009 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]



  13. Lafon M, Vidal M, Berthoz A.
    Selective influence of prior allocentric knowledge on the kinesthetic learning of a path.
    Exp Brain Res. 2009 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]



  14. Nebes RD, Buysse DJ, Halligan EM, Houck PR, Monk TH.
    Self-reported sleep quality predicts poor cognitive performance in healthy older adults.
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2009 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print]
    Note:
    This article may currently be obtained online without charge.




  15. Grimm D, Infanger M, Westphal K, Ulbrich C, Pietsch J, Kossmehl P, Vadrucci S, Baatout S, Flick B, Paul M, Bauer J.
    A delayed type of three-dimensional growth of human endothelial cells under simulated weightlessness.
    Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]
    Note:
    This article may currently be obtained online without charge.




  16. van Loon JJ, van Laar MC, Korterik JP, Segerink FB, Wubbels RJ, de Jong HA, van Hulst NF.
    An atomic force microscope operating at hypergravity for in situ measurement of cellular mechano-response.
    J Microsc. 2009 Feb;233(2):234-43.



  17. Lee HJ, Peterson EL, Phillips R, Klug WS, Wiggins PA.
    Membrane shape as a reporter for applied forces.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Dec 9;105(49):19253-7. Epub 2008 Dec 1.



  18. Vogel V, Sheetz MP.
    Cell fate regulation by coupling mechanical cycles to biochemical signaling pathways.
    Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2009 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print]







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