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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness February 12, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, February 12, 2010

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Coats BW, Sharp MK. Simulated stand tests and centrifuge training to prevent orthostatic intolerance on Earth, Moon, and Mars. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.K. Sharp)

Jarvis SS, Pawelczyk JA. The location of the human volume indifferent point predicts orthostatic tolerance. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jan 26. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.A. Pawelczyk; S.S. Jarvis, NASA Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship)

Dziegielewski J, Goetz W, Murley JS, Grdina DJ, Morgan WF, Baulch JE. Amifostine metabolite WR-1065 disrupts homologous recombination in mammalian cells. Radiat Res. 2010 Feb;173(2):175-83. (PIs: W.F. Morgan, J.E. Baulch)

Henderson MA, Valluri S, Garrett J, Lopez JT, Caperell-Grant A, Mendonca MS, Rusek A, Bigsby RM, Dynlacht JR. Effects of estrogen and gender on cataractogenesis induced by high-LET radiation. Radiat Res. 2010 Feb;173(2):191-6. (PI: J.R. Dynlacht)

Mulavara AP, Feiveson AH, Fiedler J, Cohen H, Peters BT, Miller C, Brady R, Bloomberg JJ. Locomotor function after long-duration space flight: Effects and motor learning during recovery. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.J. Bloomberg) Note: ISS results.

Rabbitt RD, Boyle R, Highstein SM. Mechanical amplification by hair cells in the semicircular canals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Sun GS, Tou JC, Liittschwager K, Herrera AM, Hill EL, Girten B, Reiss-Bubenheim D, Vasques M. Evaluation of the nutrient-upgraded rodent food bar for rodent spaceflight experiments. Nutrition. 2010 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Simons DM, Gardner EM, Lelkes PI. Intact T cell receptor signaling by CD4(+) T cells cultured in the rotating wall-vessel bioreactor. J Cell Biochem. 2010 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: P.I. Lelkes)

Other papers of interest:

Sonne MP, Alibegovic AC, Hojbjerre L, Vaag A, Stallknecht B, Dela F. The effect of ten days of bed rest on metabolic and vascular insulin action. A study in individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Cui Y, Zhang SM, Zhang QY, Fan R, Li J, Guo HT, Bi H, Wang YM, Hu YZ, Zheng QJ, Gu CH, Yu SQ, Yi DH, Li ZC, Pei JM. Modulation of intracellular calcium transient in response to {beta}-adrenoceptor stimulation in the hearts of 4-week-old rats during simulated weightlessness. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Li S, Shi Q, Liu G, Zhang W, Wang Z, Wang Y, Dai K. Mechanism of platelet functional changes and the effects of anti-platelet agents on in vivo hemostasis under different gravity conditions. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Sorrentino S, Forleo C, Iacoviello M, Guida P, D'Andria V, Favale S. Lack of association between genetic polymorphisms affecting sympathetic activity and tilt-induced vasovagal syncope. Auton Neurosci. 2010 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Mierau A, Girgenrath M. Exaggerated force production in altered Gz-levels during parabolic flight: The role of computational resources allocation. Ergonomics. 2010 Feb;53(2):278-85. Note: Parabolic flight results.

Desaphy JF, Pierno S, Liantonio A, Giannuzzi V, Digennaro C, Dinardo MM, Camerino GM, Ricciuti P, Brocca L, Pellegrino MA, Bottinelli R, Camerino DC. Antioxidant treatment of hindlimb-unloaded mouse counteracts fiber type transition but not atrophy of disused muscles. Pharmacol Res. 2010 Jan 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Murton AJ, Greenhaff PL. Physiological control of muscle mass in humans during resistance exercise, disuse and rehabilitation. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2010 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Sendhilvadivu M. Impact of in vivo electrical stimulation during denervation dis-use muscle atrophy. Indian J Exp Biol. 2009 Oct;47(10):839-42. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Sherk VD, Bemben MG, Bemben DA. Comparisons of bone mineral density and bone quality in adult rock climbers, resistance-trained men, and untrained men. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Blyth BJ, Azzam EI, Howell RW, Ormsby RJ, Staudacher AH, Sykes PJ. An adoptive transfer method to detect low-dose radiation-induced bystander effects in vivo. Radiat Res. 2010 Feb;173(2):125-37.

Takahashi K, Monzen S, Hayashi N, Kashiwakura I. Correlations of cell surface antigens with individual differences in radiosensitivity in human hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells. Radiat Res. 2010 Feb;173(2):184-90.

Hsieh WA, Lin IF, Chang WP, Chen WL, Hsu YH, Chen MS. Lens opacities in young individuals long after exposure to protracted low-dose-rate gamma radiation in 60Co-contaminated buildings in Taiwan. Radiat Res. 2010 Feb;173(2):197-204.

Jia Y, Lin ZW. The radiation environment on the Moon from galactic cosmic rays in a lunar habitat. Radiat Res. 2010 Feb;173(2):238-44.

Pujari G, Sarma A, Chatterjee A. The influence of reduced glutathione on chromosome damage induced by X-rays or heavy ion beams of different LETs and on the interaction of DNA lesions induced by radiations and bleomycin. Mutat Res. 2010 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Liu S, Yakusheva T, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE. Direction discrimination thresholds of vestibular and cerebellar nuclei neurons. J Neurosci. 2010 Jan 13;30(2):439-48.

Drake CL. The characterization and pathology of circadian rhythm sleep disorders. J Fam Pract. 2010 Jan;59(1 Suppl):S12-7. Note: This article is one of four articles that constitute a supplement: "Shift-Work Disorder." All four articles are available without charge in this pdf.

Rial RV, Akaarir M, Gamundi A, Nicolau C, Garau C, Aparicio S, Tejada S, Gene L, Gonzalez J, De Vera LM, Coenen AM, Barcelo P, Esteban S. Evolution of wakefulness, sleep and hibernation: From reptiles to mammals. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2010 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Sachs F. Stretch-activated ion channels: What are they? Physiology (Bethesda). 2010 Feb;25(1):50-6.

Salisbury Palomares KT, Gerstenfeld LC, Wigner NA, Lenburg ME, Einhorn TA, Morgan EF. Transcriptional profiling and biochemical analysis of mechanically induced cartilaginous tissues. Arthritis Rheum. 2010 Jan 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Yu H, Tay CY, Leong WS, Tan SC, Liao K, Tan LP. Mechanical behavior of human mesenchymal stem cells during adipogenic and osteogenic differentiation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Besschetnova TY, Kolpakova-Hart E, Guan Y, Zhou J, Olsen BR, Shah JV. Identification of signaling pathways regulating primary cilium length and flow-mediated adaptation. Curr Biol. 2010 Jan 26;20(2):182-7. Epub 2010 Jan 21.


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