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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 21 August 2009

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Monday, October 26, 2009

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  1. Jarvis SS, Pawelczyk JA. Identification of the human electrical impedance indifferent point: A surrogate for the volume indifferent point? Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.A. Pawelczyk; S.S. Jarvis, NASA Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship)
  2. Sun Y, Butler JP, Lindholm P, Walvick R, Loring SH, Gereige J, Ferrigno M, Albert MS. Marked pericardial inhomogeneity of specific ventilation at total lung capacity and beyond. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2009 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.S. Albert)
  3. Blakely EA, Chang PY. Biology of charged particles. Cancer J. 2009 Jul-Aug;15(4):271-84. (PI: E.A. Blakely) Note: This review article is part of a "Special Issue on Charged Particle Therapy." Table of contents.
  4. Zhao Y, Sfeir AJ, Zou Y, Buseman CM, Chow TT, Shay JW, Wright WE. Telomere extension occurs at most chromosome ends and is uncoupled from fill-in in human cancer cells. Cell. 2009 Aug 7;138(3):463-75. (PI: J.D. Minna/J.W. Shay/W.E. Wright/NSCOR) Note: Comment on this paper.
  5. Mukundakrishnan K, Ayyaswamy PS, Eckmann DM. Bubble motion in a blood vessel: Shear stress induced endothelial cell injury. J Biomech Eng. 2009 Jul;131(7):074516. (PI: D.M. Eckmann)
  6. Musgrave ME, Kuang A, Allen J, van Loon JJ. Hypergravity prevents seed production in Arabidopsis by disrupting pollen tube growth. Planta. 2009 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.E. Musgrave)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Zaar M, Johansson PI, Nielsen LB, Crandall CG, Shibasaki M, Hilsted L, Secher NH. Early activation of the coagulation system during lower body negative pressure. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2009 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Podoleanu C, Maggi R, Oddone D, Solano A, Donateo P, Croci F, Carasca E, Ginghina C, Brignole M. The hemodynamic pattern of the syndrome of delayed orthostatic hypotension. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2009 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Belav DL, Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Richardson CA, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D. Differential atrophy of the lower-limb musculature during prolonged bed-rest. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2009 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Pandorf CE, Jiang WH, Qin AX, Bodell PW, Baldwin KM, Haddad F. Calcineurin plays a modulatory role in loading-induced regulation of type I myosin heavy chain gene expression in slow skeletal muscle. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Shabarchin AA, Tsaturyan AK. Proposed role of the M-band in sarcomere mechanics and mechano-sensing: A model study. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2009 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Kido S, Kuriwaka-Kido R, Imamura T, Ito Y, Inoue D, Matsumoto T. Mechanical stress induces interleukin-11 expression to stimulate osteoblast differentiation. Bone. 2009 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Shen WW, Zhao JH. Pulsed electromagnetic fields stimulation affects BMD and local factor production of rats with disuse osteoporosis. Bioelectromagnetics. 2009 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Ruckstuhl H, Kho J, Weed M, Wilkinson MW, Hargens AR. Comparing two devices of suspended treadmill walking by varying body unloading and Froude number. Gait Posture. 2009 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Carr CE, McGee J. The Apollo Number: Space suits, self-support, and the walk-run transition. PLoS One. 2009 Aug 12;4(8):e6614. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  10. Wang ZZ, Li WJ, Zhi DJ, Gao QX, Qu Y, Wang BQ. Prematurely condensed chromosome fragments in human lymphocytes induced by high doses of high-linear-energy-transfer irradiation. Mutat Res. 2009 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Suzuki M, Tsuruoka C, Uchihori Y, Kitamura H, Liu CH. Radiation-quality dependent cellular response in mutation induction in normal human cells. J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2009 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article was translated and modified from: Radiat Biol Res Comm. 2008;43(4):424-35 (in Japanese). It may be obtained online without charge.
  12. Abe C, Tanaka K, Awazu C, Morita H. Galvanic vestibular stimulation counteracts hypergravity-induced plastic alteration of vestibulo-cardiovascular reflex in rats. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Sugita-Kitajima A, Koizuka I. Somatosensory input influences the vestibulo-ocular reflex. Neurosci Lett. 2009 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Rebecchi L, Altiero T, Guidetti R, Cesari M, Bertolani R, Negroni M, Rizzo AM. Tardigrade Resistance to Space Effects: First results of experiments on the LIFE-TARSE mission on FOTON-M3 (September 2007). Astrobiology. 2009 Jul-Aug;9(6):581-91. Note: Foton-M3 results.
  15. Strauch SM, Richter P, Schuster M, Haeder DP. The beating pattern of the flagellum of Euglena gracilis under altered gravity during parabolic flights. J Plant Physiol. 2009 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Parabolic flight results.
  16. Ohta H. Potential use of microgravitational environment for biological research. Nippon Yakurigaku Zasshi. 2009 Aug;134(2):73-7.
  17. Sun Y, Liu L, Ben-Shahar Y, Jacobs JS, Eberl DF, Welsh MJ. TRPA channels distinguish gravity sensing from hearing in Johnston's organ. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 11;106(32):13606-11. Epub 2009 Jul 28. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  18. Mertz D, Vogt C, Hemmerle J, Mutterer J, Ball V, Voegel JC, Schaaf P, Lavalle P. Mechanotransductive surfaces for reversible biocatalysis activation. Nat Mater. 2009 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  19. Zhu C, Sun XQ, Yao YJ, Zhang S, Geng J, Gao Y, Du TY. [Effects of intermittent short arm centrifuge (+Gz) training with exercise loading for 3 weeks on human cardiac function] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Apr;22(2):79-83. Chinese. Note: Bibliographic information, and usually an abstract, for the individual papers in this journal is available at the links given here. Journal main site.
  20. Geng J, Sun XQ, Liu YS, Yang CB, Cao XS, Zhang S, Wu B. [Effects of lower limb exercise on cardiac function during 30 d head-down tilt bed rest] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Apr;22(2):84-8. Chinese.
  21. Liu Y, Jiao C, Zhang GP, Zhang LF, Lu HB. [Simulation study on cardiovascular effect induced with tilting at different angles] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Apr;22(2):89-93. Chinese.
  22. Feng YJ, Chen WR. [Study on method for estimate of cosmic radiation effective dose rate at civil aviation altitude in aerosphere] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Apr;22(2):106-11. Chinese.
  23. Zheng JR, Wang SH, Wang BL, Wang HL. [Studies on the mutation effects of spaceflight treatment on tomato] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Apr;22(2):116-21. Chinese. Note: Specimens derived from seeds flown on the Shenzhou 4 satellite were analyzed.
  24. Li J, Yang WH, Zhou SH, Zhou QX, Jiang T. [Research on effect factors to function of human-machine system as displaying with LCD] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Apr;22(2):122-5. Chinese.
  25. Hu DW, Liu H, Hu EZ, Li M. Research of modeling and simulation for light-algae bioreactor in BLSS. Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Feb;22(1):1-8.
  26. Hu QZ, Gao YF, Cao J. [Effects of different doses of Sijunzi decoction on soleus atrophy in tail-suspended rats] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Feb;22(1):9-12. Chinese. Note: Sijunzi decoction is a Chinese herbal medicine made from several plants.
  27. Wang J, Yuan WX, Yuan XG. [Research progress of portable life support system for extravehicular activity space suit] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Feb;22(1):67-71. Chinese.
  28. Tong L, Liu H. [Research progress on the animal protein production in the bioregenerative life support system] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Feb;22(1):72-8. Chinese.

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