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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 25 September 2009

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

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  1. Zwart SR, Kloeris VL, Perchonok MH, Braby L, Smith SM. Assessment of nutrient stability in foods from the space food system after long-duration spaceflight on the ISS. J Food Sci. 2009 Sep;74(7):H209-17. (PIs: M.H. Perchonok, S.M. Smith) Note: ISS results.
  2. Jarvis SS, Florian JP, Curren MJ, Pawelczyk JA. Sex differences in vasoconstrictor reserve during 70{degrees} head-up tilt. Exp Physiol. 2009 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.A. Pawelczyk; S.S. Jarvis, NASA Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship)
  3. De Witt JK, Lee SM, Wilson CA, Hagan RD. Determinants of time to fatigue during nonmotorized treadmill exercise. J Strength Cond Res. 2009 May;23(3):883-90.
  4. Otto C, Hamilton DR, Levine BD, Hare C, Sargsyan AE, Altshuler P, Dulchavsky SA. Into thin air: Extreme ultrasound on Mt Everest. Wilderness Environ Med. 2009 Fall;20(3):283-9. (PI: S.A. Dulchavsky)
  5. Willey JS, Livingston EW, Robbins ME, Bourland JD, Tirado-Lee L, Smith-Sielicki H, Bateman TA. Risedronate prevents early radiation-induced osteoporosis in mice at multiple skeletal locations. Bone. 2009 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.S. Willey, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program; T.A. Bateman)
  6. Moyers MF, Nelson GA. Dose response of CaF2:Tm to charged particles of different LET. Med Phys. 2009 Aug;36(8):3714-23. (PI: G.A. Nelson)
  7. Welch RB, Hoover M, Southward EF. Cognitive performance during prismatic displacement as a partial analogue of "space fog." Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Sep;80(9):771-80. (PI: R.B. Welch)
  8. Goel N, Rao H, Durmer JS, Dinges DF. Neurocognitive consequences of sleep deprivation. Semin Neurol. 2009 Sep;29(4):320-39. Epub 2009 Sep 9. (PI: D.F. Dinges)
  9. Evans, CA, Robinson JA, Tate-Brown J, Thumm T, Crespo-Richey J, Baumann D, Rhatigan J. International Space Station Science Research Accomplishments During the Assembly Years: An Analysis of Results from 2000-2008. Houston, Tex. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center, [2009] vi, 250 p. : ill. (NASA technical publication ; 213146 Revision A) Note: This document may be obtained online.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Karlsson LL, Kerckx Y, Gustafsson LE, Hemmingsson T, Linnarsson D. Microgravity decreases and hypergravity increases exhaled nitric oxide. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS results.
  2. Rooney D, Friese M, Fraser JF, Dunster KR, Schibler A. Gravity-dependent ventilation distribution in rats measured with electrical impedance tomography. Physiol Meas. 2009 Oct;30(10):1075-85. Epub 2009 Sep 9.
  3. Rittweger J, Beller G, Armbrecht G, Mulder E, Buehring B, Gast U, Dimeo F, Schubert H, de Haan A, Stegeman DF, Schiessl H, Felsenberg D. Prevention of bone loss during 56 days of strict bed rest by side-alternating resistive vibration exercise. Bone. 2009 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Liphardt AM, Muendermann A, Koo S, Baecker N, Andriacchi TP, Zange J, Mester J, Heer M. Vibration training intervention to maintain cartilage thickness and serum concentrations of cartilage oligometric matrix protein (COMP) during immobilization. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. O'Brien CA. Control of RANKL gene expression. Bone. 2009 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Tyapkina O, Volkov E, Nurullin L, Shenkman B, Kozlovskaya I, Nikolsky E, Vyskocil F. Resting membrane potential and Na(+),K(+)-ATPase of rat fast and slow muscles during modeling of hypogravity. Physiol Res. 2009;58(4):599-603. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  7. Nakasa T, Ishikawa M, Shi M, Shibuya H, Adachi N, Ochi M. Acceleration of muscle regeneration by local injection of muscle-specific microRNAs in rat skeletal muscle injury model. J Cell Mol Med. 2009 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Symons TB, Sheffield-Moore M, Wolfe RR, Paddon-Jones D. A moderate serving of high-quality protein maximally stimulates skeletal muscle protein synthesis in young and elderly subjects. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Sep;109(9):1582-6.
  9. Saini A, Faulkner S, Al-Shanti N, Stewart C. Powerful signals for weak muscles. Ageing Res Rev. 2009 Oct;8(4):251-67. Epub 2009 Feb 20.
  10. Liu Y, Zhang LF, Lu HB, Zhang GP, Pu HS. Mathematical modeling of the push-pull effect for various acceleration profiles and countermeasures. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Sep;80(9):781-9.
  11. Dalecki M, Bock O, Guardiera S. Visual field motion effects on the production of manual forces and displacements. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Sep;80(9):790-5.
  12. Dussault C, Lely L, Langrume C, Sauvet F, Jouanin JC. Heart rate and autonomic balance during stand tests before and after fighter combat missions. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Sep;80(9):796-802.
  13. Ad Hoc Committee of the Aerospace Medical Association. Medical certification for pilots of commercial suborbital spaceflights. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Sep;80(9):824-6.
  14. Antoccia A, Sgura A, Berardinelli F, Cavinato M, Cherubini R, Gerardi S, Tanzarella C. Cell cycle perturbations and genotoxic effects in human primary fibroblasts induced by low-energy protons and X/gamma-rays. J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2009 Sep;50(5):457-68. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  15. Dengel S, Aeby D, Grace J. A relationship between galactic cosmic radiation and tree rings. New Phytol. 2009 Sep 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  16. Van Ooteghem K, Frank JS, Horak FB. Practice-related improvements in posture control differ between young and older adults exposed to continuous, variable amplitude oscillations of the support surface. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]
  17. Vo ML, Henderson JM. Does gravity matter? Effects of semantic and syntactic inconsistencies on the allocation of attention during scene perception. J Vis. 2009 Mar 27;9(3):24.1-15. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  18. Lopez C, Bachofner C, Mercier M, Blanke O. Gravity and observer's body orientation influence the visual perception of human body postures. J Vis. 2009 May 4;9(5):1.1-14. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  19. Vandewalle G, Maquet P, Dijk DJ. Light as a modulator of cognitive brain function. Trends Cogn Sci. 2009 Oct;13(10):429-38. Epub 2009 Sep 12.
  20. Sieberer BJ, Kieft H, Franssen-Verheijen T, Emons AM, Vos JW. Cell proliferation, cell shape, and microtubule and cellulose microfibril organization of tobacco BY-2 cells are not altered by exposure to near weightlessness in space. Planta. 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Soyuz/ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.
  21. Almeras T, Derycke M, Jaouen G, Beauchene J, Fournier M. Functional diversity in gravitropic reaction among tropical seedlings in relation to ecological and developmental traits. J Exp Bot. 2009 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]


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