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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness February 19, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, February 19, 2010


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Gopalakrishnan R, Genc KO, Rice AJ, Lee SM, Evans HJ, Maender CC, Ilaslan H, Cavanagh PR. Muscle volume, strength, endurance, and exercise loads during 6-month missions in space. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Feb;81(2):91-102. (PI: P.R. Cavanagh) Note: ISS results.

Sowa MB, Goetz W, Baulch JE, Pyles DN, Dziegielewski J, Yovino S, Snyder AR, de Toledo SM, Azzam EI, Morgan WF. Lack of evidence for low-LET radiation induced bystander response in normal human fibroblasts and colon carcinoma cells. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Feb;86(2):102-13. (PIs: J.E. Baulch, W.F. Morgan)

Wang H, Zhang X, Wang P, Yu X, Essers J, Chen D, Kanaar R, Takeda S, Wang Y. Characteristics of DNA-binding proteins determine the biological sensitivity to high-linear energy transfer radiation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: Y. Wang) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Lebel EA, Boukamp P, Tafrov ST. Irradiation with heavy-ion particles changes the cellular distribution of human histone acetyltransferase Hat1. Mol Cell Biochem. 2010 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.T. Tafrov)

Han J, Chang H, Andarawewa K, Yaswen P, Barcellos-Hoff MH, Parvin B. Multidimensional profiling of cell surface proteins and nuclear markers. IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform. 2010 Jan-Mar;7(1):80-90. (PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff/NSCOR)

Lim J, Tan JC, Parimal S, Dinges DF, Chee MW. Sleep deprivation impairs object-selective attention: A view from the ventral visual cortex. PLoS One. 2010 Feb 5;5(2):e9087. (PI: D.F. Dinges) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Ingber DE. From Cellular Mechanotransduction to Biologically Inspired Engineering: 2009 Pritzker Award Lecture, BMES Annual Meeting October 10, 2009. Ann Biomed Eng. 2010 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: D.E. Ingber) Note: This article may sometimes be obtained online without charge.

Liu Y, Zhu DM, Strayer DM, Israelsson UE. Magnetic levitation of large water droplets and mice. Adv Space Res. 2010 Jan 4;45(1):208-13. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge when accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume and issue at the upper left of the publisher's abstract to access the Table of Contents.

Other papers of interest:

Caruso JF, Coday MA, Monda JK, Ramey ES, Hastings LP, Vingren J, Potter WT, Kraemer WJ, Wickel EE. Blood lactate and hormonal responses to prototype flywheel ergometer workouts. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Feb 9. [Epub ahead of print] Note: The article discusses relevance to space flight research.

Serres JL, Phillips CA, Reynolds DB, Mohler SR, Rogers DB, Repperger DW, Gerschutz MJ. Pneumatic muscle actuator for resistive exercise in microgravity: Test with a leg model. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Feb;81(2):144-8.

Ogneva IV, Kurushin VA, Altaeva EG, Ponomareva EV, Shenkman BS. Effect of short-term gravitational unloading on rat and mongolian gerbil muscles. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 2010 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Karasik D, Kiel DP. Evidence for pleiotropic factors in genetics of the musculoskeletal system. Bone. 2010 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Lomonosova IuN, Shenkman BS, Nemirovskaia TL. [Expression of splice-variants of the insulin-like growth factor I and the condition of the cell-myosatellite pool in the rat m. soleus under conditions of gravitation relief and passive stretching] Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2009 Sep;95(9):969-76. Russian.

Stamenkovic V, Keller G, Nesic D, Cogoli A, Grogan SP. Neocartilage formation in 1 g, simulated, and microgravity environments: Implications for tissue engineering. Tissue Eng Part A. 2010 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Includes Soyuz/ISS results.

Liu C, Zhao Y, Cheung WY, Gandhi R, Wang L, You L. Effects of cyclic hydraulic pressure on osteocytes. Bone. 2010 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Jennings RT, Garriott OK, Bogomolov VV, Pochuev VI, Morgun VV, Garriott RA. The ISS flight of Richard Garriott: A template for medicine and science investigation on future spaceflight participant missions. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Feb;81(2):133-5. Note: This article describes a commercial space flight participant's activities on a Soyuz/ISS flight. The article below describes surgery on this individual prior to the flight.

Jennings RT, Garriott OK, Bogomolov VV, Pochuev VI, Morgun VV, Garriott RA. Giant hepatic hemangioma and cross-fused ectopic kidney in a spaceflight participant. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Feb;81(2):136-40.

Levi J. An extraterrestrial sandwich: The perils of food in space. Endeavour. 2010 Mar;34(1):6-11. Epub 2010 Feb 6. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge when accessed via the Table of Contents. Click on the volume and issue at the upper left of the publisher's abstract to access the Table of Contents.

Sheehan FH, Ricci MA, Murtagh C, Clark H, Bolson EL. Expert visual guidance of ultrasound for telemedicine. J Telemed Telecare. 2010 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Canu MH, Picquet F, Bastide B, Falempin M. Activity-dependent changes in the electrophysiological properties of regular spiking neurons in the sensorimotor cortex of the rat in vitro. Behav Brain Res. 2010 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Hindlimb unloading was used as a "model of sensorimotor deprivation" (from abstract).

Lavon H, Tal D, Kaminski-Graif G, Hershkovitz D, Shupak A. Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials and saccular plasticity in divers. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Feb;81(2):103-6.

Gilster R, Kuhtz-Buschbeck JP. The Mueller-Lyer illusion: Investigation of a center of gravity effect on the amplitudes of saccades. J Vis. 2010 Jan 21;10(1):11.1-13. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Rydholm S, Zwartz G, Kowalewski JM, Kamali-Zare P, Frisk T, Brismar H. Mechanical properties of primary cilia regulate the response to fluid flow. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2010 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Pellegrini M, Di Siena S, Claps G, Di Cesare S, Dolci S, Rossi P, Geremia R, Grimaldi P. Microgravity promotes differentiation and meiotic entry of postnatal mouse male germ cells. PLoS One. 2010 Feb 4;5(2):e9064. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Kaminskaya EV, Nevzgodina LV, Platova NG. [Bio-objects and biological methods of space radiation effects evaluation] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):8-12. Russian.

Soldatov PE, Smirnov IA, Ilyin EA, Gurieva TS, Mednikova EI, Smolenskaya TS, Lysenko LA, Kaminskaya EV. [Handling and maintenance of gerbils during the spacecraft Foton-M3 mission] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):12-8. Russian. Note: Foton-M3 results.

Atiakshin DA, Bykov EG, Ilyin EA, Pashkov AN. [Glycogen content in gerbil's liver following the spacecraft Foton-M3 mission] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):18-22. Russian. Note: Foton-M3 results.

Antonov AA, Ershova TA. [Retention of the skill to perform adaptive bio-control of bioelectrical activity synchronization in the human brain cortex in an argon-nitrogen-oxygen atmosphere with various oxygen content] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):27-31. Russian.

Miller NV, Zobova LN, Badakva AM. [Neck-deep immersion effects on gaze fixation by primates] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):32-6. Russian.

Berendeeva TA, Rykova MP, Antropova EN, Larina IM, Morukov BV. [Human immunity system status during 7-day dry immersion] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):36-42. Russian.

Kartsev IS, Shurshakov VA, Tolochek RV, Akatov YuA. [Dose distribution in the depth of the tissue-equivalent ball phantom modeling location of human body critical organs inside the compartments of the International Space Station] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):42-7. Russian. Note: ISS results.

Tiurin-Kuzmin AYu. [Probability of gravitational polarization of blood cells] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):48-53. Russian.

Panfilov VE, Gurfinkel VS. [Temporal pattern of walking on various training facilities under the conditions of the Earth's and simulated lunar gravity] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):54-7. Russian.

Drobyshev SG, Benguin VV. [Accounting the effect of spatial orientation of the International Space Station on dose rate during traverse of the South-Atlantic anomaly] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):58-63. Russian. Note: Includes ISS results.

Egorov AD, Stepantsov VI, Nosovsky AM, Shipov AA. [Cluster analysis applicability to fitness evaluation of cosmonauts on long-term missions of the International Space Station] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;43(5):66-7. Russian. Note: ISS results.

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