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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness December 11, 2009

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, December 11, 2009

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  1. Jordan JA, Verhoff AM, Morgan JE, Fischer DG. Assessing the in vitro toxicity of the lunar dust environment using respiratory cells exposed to Al(2)O(3) or SiO(2) fine dust particles. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2009 Dec;45(10):602-13. Epub 2009 Aug 18.


  2. Zhang Y, Rohde LH, Wu H. Involvement of nucleotide excision and mismatch repair mechanisms in double strand break repair. Curr Genomics. 2009 Jun;10(4):250-8. (PI: H. Wu) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.


  3. Perez-Nunez D, Braby LA. Effect of wall thickness on measurement of dose for high energy neutrons. Health Phys. 2010 Jan;98(1):37-41. (PI: L.A. Braby)


  4. Vaughan MB, Ramirez RD, Andrews CM, Wright WE, Shay JW. H-ras expression in immortalized keratinocytes produces an invasive epithelium in cultured skin equivalents. PLoS One. 2009 Nov 19;4(11):e7908. (PIs: J.W. Shay; J.D. Minna/W.E. Wright/J.W. Shay/NSCOR) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  5. Muir GM, Brown JE, Carey JP, Hirvonen TP, Della Santina CC, Minor LB, Taube JS. Disruption of the head direction cell signal after occlusion of the semicircular canals in the freely moving chinchilla. J Neurosci. 2009 Nov 18;29(46):14521-33. (PI: C. Oman?)


  6. Swanson S, Gilroy S. ROS in plant development. Physiol Plant. 2009 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S. Gilroy)


  7. Gichuhi PN, Mortley D, Bromfield E, Bovell-Benjamin AC. Nutritional, physical, and sensory evaluation of hydroponic carrots (Daucus carota L.) from different nutrient delivery systems. J Food Sci. 2009 Nov-Dec;74(9):S403-12. Epub 2009 Sep 25. (PI: A.C. Bovell-Benjamin)


Other papers of interest:

  1. Lackner HK, Goswami N, Papousek I, Roessler A, Grasser EK, Montani JP, Jezova D, Hinghofer-Szalkay H. Time course of cardiovascular responses induced by mental and orthostatic challenges. Int J Psychophysiol. 2009 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print]


  2. Ozerdem U. A simple nonmydriatic self-retinal imaging procedure using a Kowa Genesis-D hand-held digital fundus camera. Ophthalmic Res. 2009;42(3):125-7. Epub 2009 Jul 1. Note: The authors describe a technique that may be useful for studying microgravity-induced vascular changes in the central nervous system. This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.


  3. Rowe WJ. Extraordinary hypertension after a lunar mission. Am J Med. 2009 Nov;122(11):e1. Note: This letter to the editor describes very high hypertension and other cardiovascular effects experienced by an Apollo 15 astronaut and the implications of these effects.


  4. Plasek J, Doupal V, Hrabovska Z. [Head-up tilt test--do we really know all about it?] Vnitr Lek. 2009 Oct;55(10):955-60. Czech.


  5. Leibbrandt A, Penninger JM. Novel functions of RANK(L) signaling in the immune system. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2010;658:77-94. Note: This chapter appears in a volume titled: "Osteoimmunology. Interactions of the Immune and Skeletal Systems II."


  6. Rauch F. Neuro-musculoskeletal interactions in bed rest, hibernation and stroke. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2009 Oct-Dec;9(4):184-5. Note: This editorial comment may be obtained online without charge.


  7. Lee BJ, Cox GA, Maddatu TP, Judex S, Rubin CT. Devastation of bone tissue in the appendicular skeleton parallels the progression of neuromuscular disease. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2009 Oct-Dec;9(4):215-24. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  8. Belav DL, Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Rittweger J, Felsenberg D. Resistive vibration exercise reduces lower limb muscle atrophy during 56-day bed-rest. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2009 Oct-Dec;9(4):225-35. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  9. You JS, Park MN, Lee YS. Dietary fish oil inhibits the early stage of recovery of atrophied soleus muscle in rats via Akt-p70s6k signaling and PGF2(alpha). J Nutr Biochem. 2009 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]


  10. Masiero E, Agatea L, Mammucari C, Blaauw B, Loro E, Komatsu M, Metzger D, Reggiani C, Schiaffino S, Sandri M. Autophagy is required to maintain muscle mass. Cell Metab. 2009 Dec;10(6):507-15.


  11. McClung JM, Judge AR, Powers SK, Yan Z. p38 MAPK links oxidative stress to autophagy-related gene expression in cachectic muscle wasting. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2009 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]


  12. Tian SL, Liu Y, Li L, Fu WJ, Peng CH. Mechanomyography is more sensitive than EMG in detecting age-related sarcopenia. J Biomech. 2009 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print]


  13. Tobias F, Durante M, Taucher-Scholz G, Jakob B. Spatiotemporal analysis of DNA repair using charged particle radiation. Mutat Res. 2009 Nov 26. [Epub ahead of print]


  14. Liu Y, Zhang H, Zhang L, Zhang X, Xie Y, Zhao W. Melatonin modulates acute testicular damage induced by carbon ions in mice. Pharmazie. 2009 Oct;64(10):685-9.


  15. Angelaki DE, Klier EM, Snyder LH. A vestibular sensation: Probabilistic approaches to spatial perception. Neuron. 2009 Nov 25;64(4):448-61.


  16. McBurney DH, Balaban CD. A heuristic model of sensory adaptation. Atten Percept Psychophys. 2009 Nov;71(8):1941-61.


  17. Bradshaw AP, Curthoys IS, Todd MJ, Magnussen JS, Taubman DS, Aw ST, Halmagyi GM. A mathematical model of human semicircular canal geometry: A new basis for interpreting vestibular physiology. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2009 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]


  18. Rossi ML, Rubbini G, Gioglio L, Martini M, Fesce R. Exposure to reduced gravity impairs junctional transmission at the semicircular canal in the frog labyrinth. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]


  19. Wang QG, Nguyen B, Thomas CR, Zhang Z, El Haj AJ, Kuiper NJ. Molecular profiling of single cells in response to mechanical force: Comparison of chondrocytes, chondrons and encapsulated chondrocytes. Biomaterials. 2009 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]


  20. Bator T, Pado R. The influence of hypergravity on the Paramecium bursaria-Chlorella sp. symbiotic association. Z Naturforsch C. 2009 Sep-Oct;64(9-10):743-6.


  21. Shevchenko GV. Interaction of microtubules and microfilaments in the zone of distal elongation of Arabidopsis thaliana roots. Cytol Genet. 2009 Aug;43(4):223-9. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Ukrainian or Russian original published in Tsitologiya i Genetika 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):3-11.


  22. Barer AS. [Visual and auditory analyzers of human under the conditions of acceleration: Comparative analysis of the genesis of disturbances] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):3-12. Russian.


  23. Shenkman BS, Nemirovskaya TL. [Role of calcium-dependent mechanisms in the development of atrophy in postural muscle deprived of gravitational loading] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):12-20. Russian.


  24. Ilyin EA, Smirnov IA, Soldatov PE, Orlov OI. [Gerbil experiment in the flight of spacecraft "Foton-M3"] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):21-5. Russian. Note: Foton-M3 results.


  25. Bogatova RI, Bogomolov VV, Kutina IV. [Trends in the acoustic environment at the International Space Station in the period of time of the ISS missions from one to fifteen] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):26-30. Russian. Note: ISS results.


  26. Afonin BV, Goncharova NP. [Secretory activity of the stomach during modeling of increased filling of abdominal veins] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):39-42. Russian. Note: Used head-down tilt.


  27. Krasnov IB, Krasnikov GV. [Purkinje's cells in the vestibular and proprioceptive segments of rat's cerebellum following 14-day space flight] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):43-7. Russian. Note: STS-58 (SLS-2) results.


  28. Istomina VE, Larina IM, Shenkman BS. [Desmopressin effect on water turnover in suspended rats] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):47-51. Russian.


  29. Demin AV, Ivanov AI, Malyi AV. [Mathematical model of carbon oxide in pressurized chamber during long-term human habitation] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):56-60. Russian.


  30. Pakharukova NA, Nosovsky AM, Pastushkova LKh, Trifonova OP, Larina IM. [Choice of statistical approaches and analysis of blood serum proteoma profiles in an experiment with 24-hour head-down tilt (-15 degrees)] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;43(4):60-6. Russian.

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