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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 3 July 2009

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Sunday, September 6, 2009

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  1. Judex S, Luu YK, Ozcivici E, Adler B, Lublinsky S, Rubin CT. Quantification of adiposity in small rodents using micro-CT. Methods. 2009 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: S. Judex, C.T. Rubin)


  2. Zhang Q, Strangman GE, Ganis G. Adaptive filtering to reduce global interference in non-invasive NIRS measures of brain activation: How well and when does it work? Neuroimage. 2009 Apr 15;45(3):788-94. Epub 2009 Jan 7. (PI: G.E. Strangman)


  3. Matsumura Y, Saracino G, Sugioka K, Tran H, Greenberg NL, Wada N, Toyono M, Fukuda S, Hozumi T, Thomas JD, Yoshikawa J, Yoshiyama M, Shiota T. Determination of regurgitant orifice area with the use of a new three-dimensional flow convergence geometric assumption in functional mitral regurgitation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Nov;21(11):1251-6. (PI: J.D. Thomas)


  4. Wang H, Liu S, Zhang P, Zhang S, Naidu M, Wang H, Wang Y. S-phase cells are more sensitive to high-linear energy transfer radiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 15;74(4):1236-41. (PI: Y. Wang)


  5. Basner M, Dinges DF. Dubious bargain: Trading sleep for Leno and Letterman. Sleep. 2009 Jun 1;32(6):747-52. (PI: D.F. Dinges)


  6. Dean DA 2nd, Forger DB, Klerman EB. Taking the lag out of jet lag through model-based schedule design. PLoS Comput Biol. 2009 Jun;5(6):e1000418. Epub 2009 Jun 19. (PI: E.B. Klerman) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  7. Tuominen LK, Levine LH, Musgrave ME. Plant secondary metabolism in altered gravity. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;547:373-86. (PI: M.E. Musgrave)


Other papers of interest:

  1. Knight J, Nigam Y, Jones A. Effects of bedrest 1: Cardiovascular, respiratory and haematological systems. Nurs Times. 2009 Jun 2-8;105(21):16-20. Note: This article and the following two articles discuss the physiological effects of bed rest from the clinical/nursing perspective. This article is available online without charge.


  2. Knight J, Nigam Y, Jones A. Effects of bedrest 2: Gastrointestinal, endocrine, renal, reproductive and nervous systems. Nurs Times. 2009 Jun 9-15;105(22):24-7. Note: This article is available online without charge.


  3. Nigam Y, Knight J, Jones A. Effects of bedrest 3: Musculoskeletal and immune systems, skin and self-perception. Nurs Times. 2009 Jun 16;105(23):18-22. Note: This article is available online without charge.


  4. Grigor'ev AI, Noskov VB. [Hormonal control of human hydratation status in space flight] Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2009 Mar;95(3):225-34. Russian. Note: Space flight results.


  5. Thomas KN, Cotter JD, Galvin SD, Williams MJ, Willie CK, Ainslie PN. Initial orthostatic hypotension is unrelated to orthostatic tolerance in healthy young subjects. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]


  6. Nakao R, Hirasaka K, Goto J, Ishidoh K, Yamada C, Ohno A, Okumura Y, Nonaka I, Yasutomo K, Baldwin KM, Kominami E, Higashibata A, Nagano K, Tanaka K, Yasui N, Mills EM, Takeda S, Nikawa T. Ubiquitin ligase Cbl-b is a negative regulator for IGF-1 signaling during muscle atrophy caused by unloading. Mol Cell Biol. 2009 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Includes STS-90 (Neurolab) results.


  7. Takeda I, Fujino H, Murakami S, Kondo H, Nagatomo F, Ishihara A. Thermal preconditioning prevents fiber type transformation of the unloading induced-atrophied muscle in rats. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 2009 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]


  8. Murton AJ, Greenhaff PL. Muscle atrophy in immobilization and senescence in humans. Curr Opin Neurol. 2009 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]


  9. Ishizawa M, Iwasaki KI, Kato S, Makishima M. Hypergravity modulates vitamin D receptor target gene mRNA expression in mice. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]


  10. Weiss JF, Landauer MR. History and development of radiation-protective agents. Int J Radiat Biol. 2009 Jul;85(7):539-73.


  11. Ibañez IL, Bracalente C, Molinari BL, Palmieri MA, Policastro L, Kreiner AJ, Burlón AA, Valda A, Navalesi D, Davidson J, Davidson M, Vázquez M, Ozafrán M, Durán H. Induction and rejoining of DNA double strand breaks assessed by H2AX phosphorylation in melanoma cells irradiated with proton and lithium beams. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 15;74(4):1226-35.


  12. Ceyte H, Cian C, Trousselard M, Barraud PA. Influence of perceived egocentric coordinates on the subjective visual vertical. Neurosci Lett. 2009 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print]


  13. Ramage L, Nuki G, Salter DM. Signalling cascades in mechanotransduction: Cell-matrix interactions and mechanical loading. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2009 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print]


  14. Villemure I, Stokes IA. Growth plate mechanics and mechanobiology. A survey of present understanding. J Biomech. 2009 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]


  15. Solheim BG, Johnsson A, Iversen TH. Ultradian rhythms in Arabidopsis thaliana leaves in microgravity. New Phytol. 2009 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS results.





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