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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness January 8, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, January 8, 2010

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Benninger MS, McFarlin K, Hamilton DR, Rubinfeld I, Sargsyan AE, Melton SM, Mohyi M, Dulchavsky SA. Ultrasound evaluation of sinus fluid levels in swine during microgravity conditions. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1063-5. (PI: S.A. Dulchavsky) Note: Parabolic flight results.

Thierry-Palmer M, Cephas S. Plasma 25-hydroxycholecalciferol and 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol concentrations are decreased in hind limb unloaded Dahl salt-sensitive female rats. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2010 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Sachs RK, Hlatky L. A rapid-mutation approximation for cell population dynamics. Bull Math Biol. 2009 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L. Hlatky/R.K. Sachs/NSCOR) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Fainaru O, Almog N, Wing Yung C, Nakai K, Montoya-Zavala M, Abollahi A, D'Amato R, Ingber DE. Tumor growth and angiogenesis are dependent on the presence of immature dendritic cells. FASEB J. 2009 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L. Hlatky/A.Abollahi/NSCOR)

So S, Davis AJ, Chen DJ. Autophosphorylation at serine 1981 stabilizes ATM at DNA damage sites. J Cell Biol. 2009 Dec 28;187(7):977-90. Epub 2009 Dec 21. (PI: D.J. Chen)

Bearman C, Paletz SB, Orasanu J, Brooks BP. Organizational pressures and mitigating strategies in small commercial aviation: Findings from Alaska. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1055-8.

Other papers of interest:

Migeotte PF, Pattyn N, Vanspauwen R, Neyt X, Acheroy M, Van de Heyning P, Wuyts FL. Respiratory sinus arrhythmia on the ESA-short-arm human centrifuge. IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag. 2009 Nov-Dec;28(6):86-91.

Montcalm-Smith EA, McCarron R, Porter WR, Lillo RS, Thomas JT, Auker CR. Acclimation to decompression sickness in rats. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Rasdal KV, Hjelde A, Mollerlokken A, Lundset N, Brubakk AO. Aortic function in rats after decompression without ultrasonically detectable bubble formation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1006-11.

Convertino VA, Rickards CA, Lurie KG, Ryan KL. Hyperventilation in response to progressive reduction in central blood volume to near syncope. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1012-7.

Lipnicki DM, Gunga HC, Belav DL, Felsenberg D. Bed rest and cognition: Effects on executive functioning and reaction time. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1018-24. Note: Second Berlin Bed Rest Study.

Humphries B, Fenning A, Dugan E, Guinane J, MacRae K. Whole-body vibration effects on bone mineral density in women with or without resistance training. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1025-31.

Lalande S, Buick F. Physiologic +Gz tolerance responses over successive +Gz exposures in simulated air combat maneuvers. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1032-8.

Germonpre P, Pontier JM, Gempp E, Blatteau JE, Deneweth S, Lafere P, Marroni A, Balestra C. Pre-dive vibration effect on bubble formation after a 30-m dive requiring a decompression stop. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009 Dec;80(12):1044-8.

Gwag T, Lee K, Ju H, Shin H, Lee JW, Choi I. Stress and signaling responses of rat skeletal muscle to brief endurance exercise during hindlimb unloading: A catch-up process for atrophied muscle. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2009;24(5-6):537-46. Epub 2009 Nov 4. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Krogh-Madsen R, Thyfault JP, Broholm C, Mortensen OH, Olsen RH, Mounier R, Plomgaard P, van Hall G, Booth FW, Pedersen BK. A two-week reduction of ambulatory activity attenuates peripheral insulin sensitivity. J Appl Physiol. 2009 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print]

Jones TE, Stephenson KW, King JG, Knight KR, Marshall TL, Scott WB. Sarcopenia--mechanisms and treatments. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2009;32(2):39-45. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Desai SP, Gravallese EM, Shadick NA, Glass R, Cui J, Frits M, Chibnik LB, Maher N, Weinblatt ME, Solomon DH. Hand bone mineral density is associated with both total hip and lumbar spine bone mineral density in post-menopausal women with RA. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2009 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Chen A, Hamamura K, Zhang P, Chen Y, Yokota H. Systems analysis of bone remodelling as a homeostatic regulator. IET Syst Biol. 2010 Jan;4(1):52-63.

Yamaguchi M. Role of nutritional zinc in the prevention of osteoporosis. Mol Cell Biochem. 2009 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Aseeva EA, Snigiryova GP, Neverova AL, Bogomazova AN, Novitskaya NN, Khazins ED, Domracheva EV. New type of cells with multiple chromosome rearrangements. Appl Radiat Isot. 2009 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print] Note: High levels of multiaberrant cells observed in cosmonauts.

Le Seac'h AB, Senot P, McIntyre J. Egocentric and allocentric reference frames for catching a falling object. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Kim J, Palmisano S. Visually mediated eye movements regulate the capture of optic flow in self-motion perception. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Bos JE, de Vries SC, van Emmerik ML, Groen EL. The effect of internal and external fields of view on visually induced motion sickness. Appl Ergon. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print]

McCandless CH, Balaban CD. Parabrachial nucleus neuronal responses to off-vertical axis rotation in macaques. Exp Brain Res. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Alexandrov LB, Alexandrova S, Usheva A. Computer modeling describes gravity-related adaptation in cell cultures. PLoS One. 2009 Dec 16;4(12):e8332. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Wang Y, Wang N. FRET and mechanobiology. Integr Biol (Camb). 2009 Oct;1(10):565-73. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.

Patel AA, Thakar RG, Chown M, Ayala P, Desai TA, Kumar S. Biophysical mechanisms of single-cell interactions with microtopographical cues. Biomed Microdevices. 2009 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Steward RL Jr, Cheng CM, Wang DL, LeDuc PR. Probing cell structure responses through a shear and stretching mechanical stimulation technique. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2009 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Krause M, Braeucker R, Hemmersbach R. Gravikinesis in Stylonychia mytilus is based on membrane potential changes. J Exp Biol. 2010 Jan;213(Pt 1):161-71.

Brooks TL, Miller ND, Spalding EP. Plasticity of Arabidopsis root gravitropism throughout a multidimensional condition space quantified by automated image analysis. Plant Physiol. 2010 Jan;152(1):206-16. Epub 2009 Nov 18. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Shibasaki K, Uemura M, Tsurumi S, Rahman A. Auxin response in Arabidopsis under cold stress: Underlying molecular mechanisms. Plant Cell. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhu C, Sun XQ, Yao YJ, Zhang S, Wang YC, Wang L, Ren HJ. [Effects of intermittent short-arm centrifuge training with exercise on cardiovascular autonomic regulation function] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Jun;22(3):162-8. Chinese. Note: Bibliographic information, and usually an abstract, for the individual papers in this journal is usually available online. However, this particular issue is not posted at the journal's site.

Zhao J, Hu LN, Li ZS, Liang HZ, Yan HX, Qiu CY. [The influence of head-down tilt on the visual evoked potential of healthy people] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Jun;22(3):169-71. Chinese.

Niu CS, Hu CH, Hao HW, Li LM, Wu MS. [Design of programmable transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation system and its primary experimental study] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009

Jun;22(3):211-5. Chinese. Zhang Y, Sang C, Zhuang FY. [Advance researches on cell adhesion molecules of immune system under microgravity] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Jun;22(3):231-4. Chinese.

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