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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness October 16, 2009

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, October 16, 2009

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  1. Judex S, Carlson KJ. Is bone's response to mechanical signals dominated by gravitational loading? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S. Judex)


  2. MacDougall HG, Weber KP, McGarvie LA, Halmagyi GM, Curthoys IS. The video head impulse test: Diagnostic accuracy in peripheral vestibulopathy. Neurology. 2009 Oct 6;73(14):1134-41. (PI: S. Moore/H.G. MacDougall)


  3. Casey T, Patel O, Dykema K, Dover H, Furge K, Plaut K. Molecular signatures reveal circadian clocks may orchestrate the homeorhetic response to lactation. PLoS One. 2009 Oct 9;4(10):e7395. (PIs: K. Plaut, A.E. Ronca) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  4. Globus RK, Morey-Holton ER. Advances in understanding the skeletal biology of spaceflight. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):3-12. (PI: R.K. Globus) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  5. Wolverton C, Kiss JZ. An update on plant space biology. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):13-20. (PI: J.Z. Kiss) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  6. Hasenstein KH. Plant responses to gravity - insights and extrapolations from ground studies. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):21-32. (PI: K.H. Hasenstein) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  7. Nelson GA. Neurological effects of space radiation. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):33-8. (PI: G.A. Nelson/NSCOR) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  8. Boston P, Todd P, van de Camp J, Northup D, Spilde M. Mars simulation challenge experiments: Microorganisms from natural rock and cave communities. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):39-44. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  9. Pyle BH, Goins TL, Lim KS, Smith AM, Broadaway SC, Voeikova TA, Ilyin VK. Molecular analysis of spaceflight effects on several species of microorganisms. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):51-6. (PI: B.H. Pyle) Note: Foton-M3 results. This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  10. Oravetz CT, Young LR, Liu AM. Slope, distance, and height estimation of lunar and lunar-like terrain in a virtual reality environment. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):57-66. (PI: L.R. Young) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  11. Ruttley TM, Evans CA, Robinson JA. The importance of the International Space Station for life sciences research: Past and future. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):67-81. Note: This is a review of ISS research, past and planned. This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.


  12. Program and abstracts. Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting, American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology. November 5-9, 2009, Raleigh, NC. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Nov;23(1):i-xx, 1-32, A1-4. Note: This document may be obtained online without charge.


Other papers of interest:

  1. Batzel JJ, Goswami N, Lackner HK, Roessler A, Bachar M, Kappel F, Hinghofer-Szalkay H. Patterns of cardiovascular control during repeated tests of orthostatic loading. Cardiovasc Eng. 2009 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]


  2. Richter S, Schulz A, Port J, Blumenthal TD, Schaechinger H. Cardiopulmonary baroreceptors affect reflexive startle eye blink. Physiol Behav. 2009 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]


  3. Fisher JP, Kim A, Young CN, Ogoh S, Raven PB, Secher NH, Fadel PJ. Influence of ageing on carotid-baroreflex peak response latency in humans. J Physiol. 2009 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]


  4. Lin LJ, Gao F, Bai YG, Bao JX, Huang XF, Ma J, Zhang LF. Contrasting effects of simulated microgravity with and without daily-Gx gravitation on structure and function of cerebral and mesenteric small arteries in rats. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]


  5. Markin AA, Zhuravieva OA, Morukov BV, Zabolotskaya IV, Vostrikova LV. Changes in metabolic processes in humans during a 120-day antiorthostatic hypokinesia. Hum Physiol. 2009 Jul;35(4):449-54. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2009 Jul-Aug;35(4):64-70.


  6. Brothers RM, Wingo JE, Hubing KA, Del Coso J, Crandall CG. Effect of whole-body heat stress on peripheral vasoconstriction during leg dependency. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]


  7. Brothers RM, Zhang R, Wingo JE, Hubing KA, Crandall CG. Effects of heat stress on dynamic cerebral autoregulation during large fluctuations in arterial blood pressure. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print]


  8. Dodd SL, Gagnon BJ, Senf SM, Hain BA, Judge AR. Ros-mediated activation of NF-kappaB and Foxo during muscle disuse. Muscle Nerve. 2009 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]


  9. Tarulli AW, Duggal N, Esper GJ, Garmirian LP, Fogerson PM, Lin CH, Rutkove SB. Electrical impedance myography in the assessment of disuse atrophy. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Oct;90(10):1806-10.


  10. Inoue T, Suzuki S, Hagiwara R, Iwata M, Banno Y, Okita M. Effects of passive stretching on muscle injury and HSP expression during recovery after immobilization in rats. Pathobiology. 2009 Oct;76(5):253-9. Epub 2009 Oct 2.


  11. Bautmans I, Van Puyvelde K, Mets T. Sarcopenia and functional decline: Pathophysiology, prevention and therapy. Acta Clin Belg. 2009 Jul-Aug;64(4):303-16.


  12. Beck BR. Muscle forces or gravity - what predominates mechanical loading on bone?: Introduction. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This paper introduces an issue that the following two papers and the first paper in the NASA section discuss: which factor is more important to mechanical loading on bone: muscle forces or gravity?


  13. Robling AG. Is bone's response to mechanical signals dominated by muscle forces? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]


  14. Kohrt WM, Barry DW, Schwartz RS. Muscle forces or gravity: What predominates mechanical loading on bone? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]


  15. Perilli E, Le V, Ma B, Salmon P, Reynolds K, Fazzalari NL. Detecting early bone changes using in vivo micro-CT in ovariectomized, zoledronic acid-treated, and sham-operated rats. Osteoporos Int. 2009 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print]


  16. Manjhi J, Mathur R, Behari J. Effect of low level capacitive-coupled pulsed electric field stimulation on mineral profile of weight-bearing bones in ovariectomized rats. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2009 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]


  17. Ohnishi T, Takahashi A, Nagamatsu A, Omori K, Suzuki H, Shimazu T, Ishioka N. Detection of space radiation-induced double strand breaks as a track in cell nucleus. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS results.


  18. Bruggeman H, Piuneu VS, Rieser JJ, Pick HL. Biomechanical versus inertial information: Stable individual differences in perception of self-rotation. J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform. 2009 Oct;35(5):1472-80.


  19. Bao G. Protein mechanics: A new frontier in biomechanics. Exp Mech. 2009 Feb 1;49(1):153-64. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central. It is part of a special issue on the topic: "Modeling and Experiments in Cell and Biomolecular Mechanics." The Table of Contents of this non-PubMed journal can be viewed at the publisher's site.


  20. Zhang HM, Guan Y, Shi JS. [Analysis of Belamcanda chinensis with space flight mutagenesis by FTIR]. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2009 Jul;29(7):1844-6. Chinese. Note: Specimens derived from space flight were analyzed.


  21. Duke PJ, Doan L, Luong H, Kelley C, LeBoeuf W, Diep Q, Johnson E, Cody DD. Correlation between micro-CT sections and histological sections of mouse skull defects implanted with engineered cartilage. Gravit Space Biol. 2009 Sep;22(2):45-50. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Scroll to the article.

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