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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 24 July 2009

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

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  1. Grigoriev AI, Williams RS, Comtois JM, Damann V, Tachibana S, Nicogossian AE, Bogomolov VV, Pool SL, Sargsyan AE, Knowingkov OL, Doarn CR. Space medicine policy development for the International Space Station. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Sep-Oct;65(5-6):603-12.


  2. Fitzgerald W, Chen S, Walz C, Zimmerberg J, Margolis L, Grivel JC. Immune suppression of human lymphoid tissues and cells in rotating suspension culture and onboard the International Space Station. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2009 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J. Zimmerberg) Note: ISS results.


  3. Enderling H, Park D, Hlatky L, Hahnfeldt P. The importance of spatial distribution of stemness and proliferation state in determining tumor radioresponse. Math Model Natural Phenom. 2009;4(3):117-33. (PI: L. Hlatky/P. Hahnfeldt/NSCOR)


  4. Ingham ES, Günhan E, Fuller PM, Fuller CA. Immunotoxin-induced ablation of melanopsin retinal ganglion cells in a non-murine mammalian model. J Comp Neurol. 2009 Sep 10;516(2):125-40. (PI: C.A. Fuller)


  5. Ellis SR, Adelstein BD. Kinesthetic compensation for sensorimotor rearrangements. J Mot Behav. 2009 Jul 6:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.R. Ellis)


  6. Young LR. Humans in the air and space--looking beyond 2020. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Jul;80(7):688. Note: This article, a meeting report, is the Space Medicine Association News topic for this issue of this journal and can be accessed online without cost.


  7. Aydogan-Cremaschi S, Orcun S, Blau G, Pekny JF, Reklaitis GV. A novel approach for life-support-system design for manned space missions. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Aug-Sep;65(3-4):330-46. (PI: C.A. Mitchell/S. Orcun/ J.F. Pekny /NSCORT)


Other papers of interest:

  1. Phillips SM, Glover EI, Rennie MJ. Alterations of protein turnover underlying disuse atrophy in human skeletal muscle. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]


  2. Rennie MJ, Selby A, Atherton P, Smith K, Kumar V, Glover EL, Philips SM. Facts, noise and wishful thinking: Muscle protein turnover in aging and human disuse atrophy. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2009 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]


  3. Caruso JF, Coday MA, Monda JK, Ramey ES, Hastings LP, Marshall MR. Growth hormone levels after flywheel ergometer exercise: Correlation with independent variables. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Jul;80(7):610-4.


  4. Akima H, Hotta N, Sato K, Ishida K, Koike T, Katayama K. Cycle ergometer exercise to counteract muscle atrophy during unilateral lower limb suspension. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Jul;80(7):652-6.


  5. Stiber JA, Seth M, Rosenberg PB. Mechanosensitive channels in striated muscle and the cardiovascular system: Not quite a stretch anymore. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2009 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print]


  6. Lespessailles E, Jaffré C, Beaupied H, Nanyan P, Dolléans E, Benhamou CL, Courteix D. Does exercise modify the effects of zoledronic acid on bone mass, microarchitecture, biomechanics, and turnover in ovariectomized rats? Calcif Tissue Int. 2009 Jul 17. [Epub ahead of print]


  7. Nozaki K, Kaku M, Yamashita Y, Yamauchi M, Miura H. Effect of cyclic mechanical loading on osteoclast recruitment in periodontal tissue. J Periodontal Res. 2009 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]


  8. Shrivastav M, Miller CA, De Haro LP, Durant ST, Chen BP, Chen DJ, Nickoloff JA. DNA-PKcs and ATM co-regulate DNA double-strand break repair. DNA Repair (Amst). 2009 Aug 6;8(8):920-9. Epub 2009 Jun 16.


  9. Denise P, Vouriot A, Normand H, Golding JF, Gresty MA. Effect of temporal relationship between respiration and body motion on motion sickness. Auton Neurosci. 2009 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print]


  10. Liu S, Angelaki DE. Vestibular signals in macaque extrastriate visual cortex are functionally appropriate for heading perception. J Neurosci. 2009 Jul 15;29(28):8936-45. Note: This paper is described in "This Week in the Journal," available online without cost.


  11. Fourre B, Isableu B, Bernardin D, Gueguen M, Giraudet G, Vuillerme N, Pagano C, Amorim MA. The role of body centre of mass on haptic subjective vertical. Neurosci Lett. 2009 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]


  12. Checkley DM Jr, Dickson AG, Takahashi M, Radich JA, Eisenkolb N, Asch R. Elevated CO2 enhances otolith growth in young fish. Science. 2009 Jun 26;324(5935):1683.


  13. Aeschbach D, Lockyer BJ, Dijk DJ, Lockley SW, Nuwayser ES, Nichols LD, Czeisler CA. Use of transdermal melatonin delivery to improve sleep maintenance during daytime. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2009 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]


  14. Sainz B Jr, TenCate V, Uprichard SL. Three-dimensional Huh7 cell culture system for the study of hepatitis C virus infection. Virol J. 2009 Jul 15;6:103. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  15. Beckers F, Verheyden B, Liu J, Aubert AE. Cardiovascular autonomic control after short-duration spaceflights. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Sep-Oct;65(5-6):804-12. Note: Results of three ESA-Soyuz missions to ISS.


  16. Riva D, Rossitto F, Battocchio L. Postural muscle atrophy prevention and recovery and bone remodelling through high frequency proprioception for astronauts. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Sep-Oct;65(5-6):813-9. Note: Parabolic flight results.


  17. Grigoriev AI, Noskov VB, Larina IM. Post-flight water-salt metabolism in cosmonauts: The long-duration MIR missions. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Sep-Oct;65(5-6):820-4. Note: Mir results.


  18. Zongpeng Z. The current situation of China manned aerospace technology and the direction for its further development. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Aug-Sep;65(3-4):308-11. Note: From History section of paper: "At the end of the 14th century, Wan Hu, a scholar of the Ming Dynasty, tied himself to a chair with 47 biggest firecrackers and held a kite in each hand, trying to fly. He was the first person in the world to fly with the power of rocket." The outcome of this effort was not reported.


  19. Suedfeld P, Brcic J, Legkaia K. Coping with the problems of space flight: Reports from astronauts and cosmonauts. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Aug-Sep;65(3-4):312-24. Note: Space flight results.


  20. Pattyn N, Migeotte PF, Morais J, Soetens E, Cluydts R, Kolinsky R. Crew performance monitoring: Putting some feeling into it. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Aug-Sep;65(3-4):325-9. Note: Space flight results.


  21. Vaugoyeau M, Assaiante C. Postural orientation in microgravity depends on straightening up movement performed. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Aug-Sep;65(3-4):347-53. Note: Parabolic flight results.


  22. Ganzer B, Messerschmid E. Integration of an algal photobioreactor into an environmental control and life support system of a space station. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Jul-Aug;65(1-2):248-61.


  23. Gustafsson K, Sihver L, Mancusi D, Sato T, Niita K. Simulations of the radiation environment at ISS altitudes. Acta Astronaut. 2009 Jul-Aug;65(1-2):279-88.






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