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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness December 31, 2009

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

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  1. Adams GR. Insulin-like growth factor I signaling in skeletal muscle and the potential for cytokine interactions. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Jan;42(1):50-7. (PI: G.R. Adams)


  2. Dziegielewski J, Goetz W, Baulch JE. Heavy ions, radioprotectors and genomic instability: Implications for human space exploration. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2009 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.E. Baulch, J. Dziegielewski)


  3. Raber J, Villasana L, Rosenberg J, Zou Y, Huang TT, Fike JR. Irradiation enhances hippocampus-dependent cognition in mice deficient in extracellular superoxide dismutase. Hippocampus. 2009 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J. Raber)


  4. Bolderson E, Tomimatsu N, Richard DJ, Boucher D, Kumar R, Pandita TK, Burma S, Khanna KK. Phosphorylation of Exo1 modulates homologous recombination repair of DNA double-strand breaks. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S. Burma) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  5. Zhou D, Semones E, O'Sullivan D, Zapp N, Weyland M, Reitz G, Berger T, Benton ER. Radiation measured for MATROSHKA-1 experiment with passive dosimeters. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):301-8. (PI: E.R. Benton) Note: ISS results. This article, and the entire issue, may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  6. Singer SM, Akin DL. Scheduling robot task performance for a cooperative human and robotic team. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):102-16. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  7. Uhran ML. Progress toward establishing a US national laboratory on the International Space Station. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):149-56. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  8. Ehrenfreund P, Peter N, Schrogl KU, Logsdon JM. Cross-cultural management supporting global space exploration. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):245-56. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  9. Holmes AL, Wise SS, Pelsue SC, Aboueissa AM, Lingle W, Salisbury J, Gallagher J, Wise JP. Chronic exposure to zinc chromate induces centrosome amplification and spindle assembly checkpoint bypass in human lung fibroblasts. Chem Res Toxicol. 2009 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print]


  10. Wise SS, Holmes AL, Qin Q, Xie H, Katsifis SP, Thompson WD, Wise JP. Comparative genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of four hexavalent chromium compounds in human bronchial cells. Chem Res Toxicol. 2009 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]


Other papers of interest:

  1. Alibegovic AC, Hojbjerre L, Sonne M, van Hall G, Alsted TJ, Kiens B, Stallknecht B, Dela F, Vaag A. Increased rate of whole body lipolysis before and after nine days of bed rest in healthy young men born with low birth weight. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]


  2. Thomas KN, Galvin SD, Williams MJ, Willie CK, Ainslie PN. Identical pattern of cerebral hypoperfusion during different types of syncope. J Hum Hypertens. 2009 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]


  3. Sun Y, De Dobbelaer B, Nackaerts O, Loubele M, Yan B, Suetens P, Politis C, Vrielinck L, Schepers S, Lambrichts I, Horner K, Devlin H, Jacobs R. Development of a clinically applicable tool for bone density assessment. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2009 Mar;4(2):163-8. Epub 2008 Dec 3.


  4. Minagi T, Izumi Y, Chatani F, Matsumoto K. Restraint-induced maternal stress and alteration of ossification in mouse fetuses. Congenit Anom (Kyoto). 2009 Sep;49(3):108-12.


  5. Covi JA, Bader BD, Chang ES, Mykles DL. Molt cycle regulation of protein synthesis in skeletal muscle of the blackback land crab, Gecarcinus lateralis, and the differential expression of a myostatin-like factor during atrophy induced by molting or unweighting. J Exp Biol. 2010 Jan;213(Pt 1):172-83.


  6. Tillakaratne NJ, Guu JJ, de Leon RD, Bigbee AJ, London NJ, Zhong H, Ziegler MD, Joynes RL, Roy RR, Edgerton VR. Functional recovery of stepping in rats after a complete neonatal spinal cord transection is not due to regrowth across the lesion site. Neuroscience. 2009 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]


  7. Zueco J, Hernandez-Gonzalez A. Electric analogue for the dynamics of decompression sickness bubbles: Numerical results. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):59-69. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  8. Krikalev SK, Kalery AYu, Sorokin IV. Crew on the ISS: Creativity or determinism? Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):70-3. Note: Soyuz, Mir, ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  9. Gourinat Y, Apel U, Delbart F. The AEROCREW mission: Training space session at Ny Alesund Arctic Base. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):74-7. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  10. Katuntsev VP. Approaches to decompression safety support of EVA for orbital and interplanetary missions. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jan-Feb;66(1-2):96-101. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge if accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume/issue at the publisher's site.


  11. Cassola VF, Lima VJ, Kramer R, Khoury HJ. FASH and MASH: Female and male adult human phantoms based on polygon mesh surfaces: I. Development of the anatomy. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Jan 7;55(1):133-62.


  12. Kramer R, Cassola VF, Khoury HJ, Vieira JW, Lima VJ, Brown KR. FASH and MASH: Female and male adult human phantoms based on polygon mesh surfaces: II. Dosimetric calculations. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Jan 7;55(1):163-89.


  13. Albi E, Cataldi S, Villani M, Perrella G. Nuclear phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin metabolism of thyroid cells changes during stratospheric balloon flight. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2009;2009:125412. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  14. Lewis RF, Haburcakova C, Gong W, Makary C, Merfeld DM. Vestibulo-ocular reflex adaptation investigated with chronic motion-modulated electrical stimulation of semicircular canal afferents. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]


  15. Fetsch CR, Turner AH, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE. Dynamic reweighting of visual and vestibular cues during self-motion perception. J Neurosci. 2009 Dec 9;29(49):15601-12. Note: This paper is described in "This Week in the Journal," available online without cost.


  16. Meng H, Angelaki DE. Responses of ventral posterior thalamus neurons to three-dimensional vestibular and optic flow stimulation. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]


  17. Sniadecki NJ. Minireview: A tiny touch: Activation of cell signaling pathways with magnetic nanoparticles. Endocrinology. 2009 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]


  18. Inagaki HK, Kamikouchi A, Ito K. Methods for quantifying simple gravity sensing in Drosophila melanogaster. Nat Protoc. 2010;5(1):20-5.


  19. Grimm D, Bauer J, Ulbrich C, Westphal K, Wehland M, Infanger M, Aleshcheva G, Pietsch J, Gardi M, Beck M, El-Saghire H, de Saint-Georges L, Baatout S. Different responsiveness of endothelial cells to VEGF and bFGF added to culture media under gravity and simulated microgravity. Tissue Eng Part A. 2009 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print]


  20. Hjelm BE, Berta AN, Nickerson CA, Arntzen CJ, Herbst-Kralovetz MM. Development and characterization of a three-dimensional organotypic human vaginal epithelial cell model. Biol Reprod. 2009 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


  21. Matsumoto S, Kumasaki S, Soga K, Wakabayashi K, Hashimoto T, Hoson T. Gravity-induced modifications to development in hypocotyls of Arabidopsis tubulin mutants. Plant Physiol. 2009 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.



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