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NASA Spaceline 29 May 2009 Current Space Life Science Awareness

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Sunday, July 5, 2009

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  1. Platts SH, Tuxhorn JA, Ribeiro LC, Stenger MB, Lee SM, Meck JV. Compression garments as countermeasures to orthostatic intolerance. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 May;80(5):437-42. (PI: S.H. Platts/J.V. Meck)
  2. Trappe T. Influence of aging and long-term unloading on the structure and function of human skeletal muscle. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2009 Jun;34(3):459-64. (PI: S. Trappe) Note: This article and two articles in the Other section are from an issue on the topic "Muscles as Molecular and Metabolic Machines." Most of the articles may be obtained online without charge.
  3. Enderling H, Hlatky L, Hahnfeldt P. Migration rules: Tumours are conglomerates of self-metastases. Br J Cancer. 2009 May 19. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L. Hlatky/P. Hahnfeldt/NSCOR)
  4. Tomimatsu N, Mukherjee B, Burma S. Distinct roles of ATR and DNA-PKcs in triggering DNA damage responses in ATM-deficient cells. EMBO Rep. 2009 May 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S. Burma)
  5. Benice TS, Raber J. Dihydrotestosterone modulates spatial working-memory performance in male mice. J Neurochem. 2009 May 19. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J. Raber)
  6. Recker R, Adami A, Tone B, Tian HR, Lalas S, Hartman RE, Obenaus A, Ashwal S. Rodent neonatal bilateral carotid artery occlusion with hypoxia mimics human hypoxic-ischemic injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2009 May 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Kwon O, Tranter M, Jones WK, Sankovic JM, Banerjee RK. Differential translocation of nuclear factor-kappaB in a cardiac muscle cell line under gravitational changes. J Biomech Eng. 2009 Jun;131(6):064503. (PI: R.K. Banerjee)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Goswami N, Lackner HK, Grasser EK, Hinghofer-Szalkay HG. Individual stability of orthostatic tolerance response. Acta Physiol Hung. 2009 Jun;96(2):157-66.
  2. Kamiya A, Kawada T, Shimizu S, Iwase S, Sugimachi M, Mano T. Slow head-up tilt causes lower activation of muscle sympathetic nerve activity: Loading speed-dependence of orthostatic sympathetic activation in humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Gao F, Bao JX, Xue JH, Huang J, Huang WQ, Wu SX, Zhang LF. Regional specificity of adaptation change in large elastic arteries of simulated microgravity rats. Acta Physiol Hung. 2009 Jun;96(2):167-87.
  4. Ogawa Y, Iwasaki K, Aoki K, Saitoh T, Kato J, Ogawa S. Dynamic cerebral autoregulation after mild dehydration to simulate microgravity effects. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 May;80(5):443-7.
  5. Tvaryanas AP, MacPherson GD. Fatigue in pilots of remotely piloted aircraft before and after shift work adjustment. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 May;80(5):454-61.
  6. Vann RD, Denoble PJ, Howle LE, Weber PW, Freiberger JJ, Pieper CF. Resolution and severity in decompression illness. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 May;80(5):466-71.
  7. Arimura H, Yakushijin R, Ishiguchi A. Suppression of visually induced vertigo: Effects of attentional position and modality. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 May;80(5):472-6.
  8. De Voll JR. Biofilms and aerospace medicine. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 May;80(5):500.
  9. McGee-Lawrence ME, Wojda SJ, Barlow LN, Drummer TD, Bunnell K, Auger J, Black HL, Donahue SW. Six months of disuse during hibernation does not increase intracortical porosity or decrease cortical bone geometry, strength, or mineralization in black bear (Ursus americanus) femurs. J Biomech. 2009 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. van der Meulen MC, Yang X, Morgan TG, Bostrom MP. The effects of loading on cancellous bone in the rabbit. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Sun LW, Fan YB, Li DY, Zhao F, Xie T, Yang X, Gu ZT. Evaluation of the mechanical properties of rat bone under simulated microgravity using nanoindentation. Acta Biomater. 2009 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Spangenburg EE. Changes in muscle mass with mechanical load: Possible cellular mechanisms. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2009 Jun;34(3):328-35. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  13. Phillips SM. Physiologic and molecular bases of muscle hypertrophy and atrophy: Impact of resistance exercise on human skeletal muscle (protein and exercise dose effects). Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2009 Jun;34(3):403-10. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  14. Martín M, Terradas M, Iliakis G, Tusell L, Genescà A. Breaks invisible to the DNA damage response machinery accumulate in ATM-deficient cells. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2009 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  15. Yasuda H, Yajima K, Sato T, Takada M, Nakamura T. Responses of selected neutron monitors to cosmic radiation at aviation altitudes. Health Phys. 2009 Jun;96(6):655-60.
  16. Lipnicki DM, Gunga HC, Belavy DL, Felsenberg D. Decision making after 50 days of simulated weightlessness. Brain Res. 2009 May 15. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Bed rest study.
  17. Dai M, Raphan T, Cohen B. Adaptation of the angular vestibulo-ocular reflex to head movements in rotating frames of reference. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Jun;195(4):553-67. Epub 2009 May 21.
  18. Crevecoeur F, Thonnard JL, Lefevre P. Optimal integration of gravity in trajectory planning of vertical pointing movements. J Neurophysiol. 2009 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Parabolic flight results.
  19. Duffy JF, Willson HJ, Wang W, Czeisler CA. Healthy older adults better tolerate sleep deprivation than young adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print]
  20. Detzel CJ, Thorson MR, Van Wie BJ, Ivory CF. A study of the Coriolis effect on the fluid flow profile in a centrifugal bioreactor. Biotechnol Prog. 2009 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]

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