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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 4 September 2009

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

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  1. Nelson ES, Lewandowski B, Licata A, Myers JG. Development and validation of a predictive bone fracture risk model for astronauts. Ann Biomed Eng. 2009 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.G. Myers)
  2. Matsuoka S, Patz S, Albert MS, Sun Y, Rizi RR, Gefter WB, Hatabu H. Hyperpolarized gas MR imaging of the lung: Current status as a research tool. J Thorac Imaging. 2009 Aug;24(3):181-8. (PI: M.S. Albert)
  3. Fakir H, Tan WY, Hlatky L, Hahnfeldt P, Sachs RK. Stochastic population dynamic effects for lung cancer progression. Radiat Res. 2009 Sep;172(3):383-93. (PI: L. Hlatky/P. Hahnfeldt/R.K. Sachs/NSCOR)
  4. Fishman K, Baure J, Zou Y, Huang TT, Andres-Mach M, Rola R, Suarez T, Acharya M, Limoli CL, Lamborn KR, Fike JR. Radiation-induced reductions in neurogenesis are ameliorated in mice deficient in CuZnSOD or MnSOD. Free Radic Biol Med. 2009 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G.A. Nelson/J.R. Fike/NSCOR)
  5. Krishen K. Technology needs for future space exploration. IETE Technical Rev. 2009 Jul-Aug;26(4):228-35. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Cooke WH, Rickards CA, Ryan KL, Kuusela TA, Convertino VA. Muscle sympathetic nerve activity during intense lower body negative pressure to presyncope in humans. J Physiol. 2009 Aug 24. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. D'Antono B, Dupuis G, St-Jean K, Levesque K, Nadeau R, Guerra P, Thibault B, Kus T. Prospective evaluation of psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity in recurrent vasovagal and unexplained syncope. J Psychosom Res. 2009 Sep;67(3):213-22. Epub 2009 Apr 25.
  3. Cheng JH, Boscolo M, Lin LJ, Bai YG, Zhang X, Ma J, Zhang LF. [Comparison of biomechanical behavior of cerebral and mesenteric small arteries of simulated microgravity rats] Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2009 Aug 25;61(4):386-94. Chinese.
  4. Demougeot L, Normand H, Denise P, Papaxanthis C. Discrete and effortful imagined movements do not specifically activate the autonomic nervous system. PLoS One. 2009 Aug 26;4(8):e6769. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  5. McGee-Lawrence ME, Wojda SJ, Barlow LN, Drummer TD, Castillo AB, Kennedy O, Condon KW, Auger J, Black HL, Nelson OL, Robbins CT, Donahue SW. Grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) and black bears (Ursus americanus) prevent trabecular bone loss during disuse (hibernation). Bone. 2009 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Note the scientific name of the grizzly bear.
  6. Donnelly E, Ascenzi MG, Farnum C. Primary cilia are highly oriented with respect to collagen direction and long axis of extensor tendon. J Orthop Res. 2009 Jul 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Nikawa T. [Development of ubiquitin ligase inhibitor as a drug against unloading-mediated muscle atrophy]. Seikagaku. 2009 Jul;81(7):614-8. Japanese.
  8. Lin CT, Ko LW, Chang MH, Duann JR, Chen JY, Su TP, Jung TP. Review of wireless and wearable electroencephalogram systems and brain-computer interfaces - A mini-review. Gerontology. 2009 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  9. Psonka-Antonczyk K, Elsaesser T, Gudowska-Nowak E, Taucher-Scholz G. Distribution of double-strand breaks induced by ionizing radiation at the level of single DNA molecules examined by atomic force microscopy. Radiat Res. 2009 Sep;172(3):288-95.
  10. Tsai KK, Stuart J, Chuang YY, Little JB, Yuan ZM. Low-dose radiation-induced senescent stromal fibroblasts render nearby breast cancer cells radioresistant. Radiat Res. 2009 Sep;172(3):306-13.
  11. Xue L, Yu D, Furusawa Y, Cao J, Okayasu R, Fan S. ATM-dependent hyper-radiosensitivity in mammalian cells irradiated by heavy ions. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Sep 1;75(1):235-43.
  12. Yakushin SB, Xiang Y, Cohen B, Raphan T. Dependence of the roll angular vestibulo-ocular reflex (aVOR) on gravity. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Ahmed AA, Wolpert DM. Transfer of dynamic learning across postures. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Grillet N, Kazmierczak P, Xiong W, Schwander M, Reynolds A, Sakaguchi H, Tokita J, Kachar B, Mueller U. The mechanotransduction machinery of hair cells. Sci Signal. 2009 Aug 25;2(85):pt5. Note: This is a presentation.
  15. Furuya S, Osu R, Kinoshita H. Effective utilization of gravity during arm downswing in keystrokes by expert pianists. Neuroscience. 2009 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print] Note: A role for gravity in piano playing.
  16. Wakayama S, Kawahara Y, Li C, Yamagata K, Yuge L, Wakayama T. Detrimental effects of microgravity on mouse preimplantation development in vitro. PLoS One. 2009 Aug 25;4(8):e6753. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  17. Jung SY, Bowers SD, Willarda ST. Simulated microgravity influences bovine oocyte in vitro fertilization and preimplantation embryo development. J Anim Vet Adv. 2009 Sep;8(9):1807-14. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  18. Tian ZC, Qian AR, Xu HY, Di SM, Zhang W, Weng YY, Shang P. [Cloning and response to gravity of the silkworm dynein light chain 8 gene] Prog Biochem Biophys. 2009 Mar;36(3):364-70. Chinese. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. The article is in Chinese but the figures and references are in English.
  19. Fomina GA, Kotovskaya AR, Temnova EV. [Dynamics of the human cardiovascular responses in different periods of long-term exposure in weightlessness] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):11-6. Russian. Note: Mir results.
  20. Mukhamedieva LN, Bogomolov VV. [Characteristic of toxic risks of air pollution by chemical admixtures aboard the piloted orbital stations] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):17-23. Russian. Note: Salyut 6 and 7, Mir, ISS results.
  21. Bogatova RI, Salnitsky VP, Gvozdev SM, Agureev AN, Beliaev RI, Kutina IV, Liventsova AA, Sadovnikova ND. [Role of space-frequency characteristics of the organ of vision in the human psychophysiological state and performance] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):24-8. Russian.
  22. Rykova MP, Antropova EN, Berendeeva TA, Popova YuA, Larina IM, Morukov BV. [Immune system parameters of healthy humans in a chamber experiment with hyperbaric oxygen-nitrogen-argon air] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):28-34. Russian.
  23. Lipets EN, Ponomareva EV, Ogneva IV, Vikhliantsev IM, Karaduleva EV, Kartashkina NL, Kuznetsov SL, Podlubnaya ZA, Shenkman BS. [Contractile properties of fibers and cytoskeletal proteins of gerbil's hindlimb muscles after space flight] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):34-9. Russian. Note: Foton-M3 results.
  24. Krasnov IB, Krasnikov GV, Chelnaya NA. [Effect of intermittent hypergravity on cerebellum Purkinje's cells in suspended rats] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):39-43. Russian.
  25. Gershovich YuG, Buravkova LB. [Interleukine production in culture of mesenchymal stromal cells of humans during simulation of the microgravity effects] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):44-50. Russian.
  26. Solcova I, Miksik O. The space psychological research in the Czech Republic. Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 May-Jun;43(3):74-6.


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