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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness January 29, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, January 29, 2010

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Moore AD, Lee SM, Stenger MB, Platts SH. Cardiovascular exercise in the U.S. space program: Past, present and future. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Apr-May;66(7-8):974-88. (PI: S.H. Platts) Note: Review of U.S. space flight results (Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, STS, ISS).

Cucinotta FA, Chappell LJ. Non-targeted effects and the dose response for heavy ion tumor induction. Mutat Res. 2010 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Plante I, Cucinotta FA. Cross sections for the interactions of 1 eV-100 MeV electrons in liquid water and application to Monte-Carlo simulation of HZE radiation tracks. New J. Phys. 2009 Jun 24;11:063047. (PI: F.A. Cucinotta) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Sullivan JP, Minna JD, Shay JW. Evidence for self-renewing lung cancer stem cells and their implications in tumor initiation, progression, and targeted therapy. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2010 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.D. Minna/J.W. Shay/NSCOR; A. Fornace/J.W. Shay/NSCOR)

Das J, Ren G, Zhang L, Roberts AI, Zhao X, Bothwell AL, Van Kaer L, Shi Y, Das G. Transforming growth factor beta is dispensable for the molecular orchestration of Th17 cell differentiation. J Exp Med. 2009 Oct 26;206(11):2407-16. Epub 2009 Sep 28. (PI: Y. Shi) Note: This paper is summarized "In This Issue" in a comment, available online without charge, entitled "Revising the Th17 recipe."

Liao K, Walker MF, Joshi AC, Reschke M, Strupp M, Wagner J, Leigh RJ. The linear vestibulo-ocular reflex, locomotion and falls in neurological disorders. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2010;28(1):91-103. (PI: M. Reschke) Note: The topic of this issue of the journal is: "Vestibular, Ocular Motor, and Locomotor Plasticity and Rehabilitation." Citation #11 in the Other part of the list is also in this issue.

MacLeish MY, Thomson WA. Global visions for space exploration education. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Apr-May;66(7-8):1285-90. (PI: M.Y. MacLeish/W.A. Thomson) Note: This article describes the educational outreach program of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute.


Other papers of interest:

Dyson KS, Shoemaker JK, Arbeille PA, Hughson RL. WISE-2005: Modelflow estimates of cardiac output compared to Doppler ultrasound with acute changes in vascular resistance. Exp Physiol. 2010 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] Note: WISE-2005 bed rest study.

Song PS, Kim JS, Park J, Yim HR, Huh J, Kim JH, On YK. Seizure-like activities during head-up tilt test-induced syncope. Yonsei Med J. 2010 Jan 31;51(1):77-81. Epub 2009 Dec 29. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Hugon J, Barthelemy L, Rostain JC, Gardette B. The pathway to drive decompression microbubbles from the tissues to the blood and the lymphatic system as a part of this transfer. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2009 Jul-Aug;36(4):223-36.

Gardinier JD, Townend CW, Jen KP, Wu Q, Duncan RL, Wang L. In situ permeability measurement of the mammalian lacunar-canalicular system. Bone. 2010 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Warden SJ, Hassett SM, Bond JL, Rydberg J, Grogg JD, Hilles EL, Bogenschutz ED, Smith HD, Fuchs RK, Bliziotes MM, Turner CH. Psychotropic drugs have contrasting skeletal effects that are independent of their effects on physical activity levels. Bone. 2010 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Cassano P, Flueck M, Giovanna Sciancalepore A, Pesce V, Calvani M, Hoppeler H, Cantatore P, Gadaleta MN. Muscle unloading potentiates the effects of acetyl-L-carnitine on the slow oxidative muscle phenotype. Biofactors. 2010 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Baptista IL, Leal ML, Artioli GG, Aoki MS, Fiamoncini J, Turri AO, Curi R, Miyabara EH, Moriscot AS. Leucine attenuates skeletal muscle wasting via inhibition of ubiquitin ligases. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Aseeva EA, Snigireva GP, Neverova AL, Novitskaia NN, Khazins ED, Domracheva EV. [The multiabberant cells in groups of people exposed to radiation due to different situations and their possible biological part] Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2009 Sep-Oct;49(5):552-62. Russian. Note: Cosmonauts, along with other groups of workers exposed to radiation, have high levels of dicentrics and centric rings.

Saeys W, Vereeck L, Bedeer A, Lafosse C, Truijen S, Wuyts FL, Van de Heyning P. Suppression of the E-effect during the subjective visual and postural vertical test in healthy subjects. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Schoenfeld U, Helling K, Clarke AH. Evidence of unilateral isolated utricular hypofunction. Acta Otolaryngol. 2010 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Horak FB. Postural compensation for vestibular loss and implications for rehabilitation. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2010;28(1):57-68.

Jacobs SE, Akin DL. Human-robotic symbiosis to enable future planetary extravehicular activity. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Feb-Mar;66(3-4):391-400.

Aguzzi A, Bosca R, Muellerschkowski U. Astronaut training in view of the future: A Columbus payload instructor perspective. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Feb-Mar;66(3-4):401-7.

Rosado H, Doyle M, Hinds J, Taylor PW. Low-shear modelled microgravity alters expression of virulence determinants of Staphylococcus aureus. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Feb-Mar;66(3-4):408-13.

Haeuplik-Meusburger S, Aguzzi M, Peldszus R. A game for space. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Feb-Mar;66(3-4):605-9.

Townsend LW, Moussa HM, Charara YM. Monte Carlo simulations of energy losses by space protons in the CRaTER detector. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Mar-Apr;66(5-6):643-7.

Groemer G, Gruber V, Bishop S, Peham D, Wolf L, Hoegl B. Human performance data in a high workload environment during the simulated Mars expedition "AustroMars." Acta Astronaut. 2010 Mar-Apr;66(5-6):780-7.

Smets NJ, Abbing MS, Neerincx MA, Lindenberg J, van Oostendorp H. Game-based versus storyboard-based evaluations of crew support prototypes for long duration missions. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Mar-Apr;66(5-6):810-20.

Harrison AA. Humanizing outer space: Architecture, habitability, and behavioral health. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Mar-Apr;66(5-6):890-6.

Straube U, Berger T, Reitz G, Facius R, Fuglesang C, Reiter T, Damann V, Tognini M. Operational radiation protection for astronauts and cosmonauts and correlated activities of ESA Medical Operations. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Apr-May;66(7-8):963-73.

Tanaka K, Abe C, Iwata C, Yamagata K, Murakami N, Tanaka M, Tanaka N, Morita H. Mobility of a gas-pressurized elastic glove for extravehicular activity. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Apr-May;66(7-8):1039-43.

Coward SM, Legallais C, David B, Thomas M, Foo Y, Mavri-Damelin D, Hodgson HJ, Selden C. Alginate-encapsulated HepG2 cells in a fluidized bed bioreactor maintain function in human liver failure plasma. Artif Organs. 2009 Dec;33(12):1117-26. Note: Used rotating cell culture system prior to using fluidized bed bioreactor.

Zhou J, Hu L, Cui Z, Jiang X, Wang G, Krissansen GW, Sun X. Interaction of SDF-1alpha and CXCR4 plays an important role in pulmonary cellular infiltration in differentiation syndrome. Int J Hematol. 2010 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Used rotating cell culture system.

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