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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness February 26, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, February 26, 2010

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Eckberg DL, Halliwill JR, Beightol LA, Brown TE, Taylor JA, Goble R. Human vagal baroreflex mechanisms in space. J Physiol. 2010 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: D.L. Eckberg) Note: STS-40 (SLS-1 mission) and STS-55 (Spacelab D-2 mission) results.

Soucy KG, Lim HK, Attarzadeh DO, Santhanam L, Kim JH, Bhunia AK, Sevinc B, Ryoo S, Vazquez ME, Nyhan D, Shoukas AA, Berkowitz DE. Dietary inhibition of xanthine oxidase attenuates radiation-induced endothelial dysfunction in rat aorta. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: A.A. Shoukas, D.E. Berkowitz)

Splinter J, Jakob B, Lang M, Yano K, Engelhardt J, Hell SW, Chen DJ, Durante M, Taucher-Scholz G. Biological dose estimation of UVA laser microirradiation utilizing charged particle-induced protein foci. Mutagenesis. 2010 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: D.J. Chen)

Mukhopadhyay R, Costes S, Bazarov A, Hines WC, Barcellos-Hoff MH, Yaswen P. Promotion of variant human mammary epithelial cell outgrowth by ionizing radiation: An agent-based model supported by in vitro studies. Breast Cancer Res. 2010 Feb 10;12(1):R11. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff/NSCOR) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Lou Z, Wei J, Riethman H, Baur JA, Voglauer R, Shay JW, Wright WE. Telomere length regulates ISG15 expression in human cells. Aging (Albany NY). 2009 Jul 17;1(7):608-21. (PI: J.D. Minna/J.W. Shay/W.E. Wright/NSCOR) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central or a pdf at the publisher's site.

Huss D, Navaluri R, Faulkner KF, Dickman JD. Development of otolith receptors in Japanese quail. Dev Neurobiol. 2010 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.D. Dickman)

Duffy JF, Czeisler CA. Effect of light on human circadian physiology. Sleep Med Clin. 2009 Jun;4(2):165-77. (PI: C.A. Czeisler) Note: This paper and the following paper were part of an issue on the topic: "Basics of Circadian Biology and Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders."

Akerstedt T, Wright KP Jr. Sleep loss and fatique in shift work and shift work disorder. Sleep Med Clin. 2009 Jun;4(2):257-71. (PI: C.A. Czeisler/K.P. Wright Jr.)

Other papers of interest:

Porta A, Tobaldini E, Gnecchi-Ruscone T, Montano N. RT variability unrelated to heart period and respiration progressively increases during graded head-up tilt. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Johnson JN, Mack KJ, Kuntz NL, Brands CK, Porter CJ, Fischer PR. Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome: A clinical review. Pediatr Neurol. 2010 Feb;42(2):77-85.

Caruso JF, Kucera SC, Hari PK, Mc Lagan JR, Olson NM, Shepherd CM, Marshall MR. Data reproducibility from an inertial kinetic exercise machine. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Cornachione A, Cacao-Benedini LO, Martinez EZ, Neder L, Mattiello-Sverzut AC. Effects of eccentric and concentric training on capillarization and myosin heavy chain contents in rat skeletal muscles after hindlimb suspension. Acta Histochem. 2010 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Evans WJ. Skeletal muscle loss: Cachexia, sarcopenia, and inactivity. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]

McCarthy JJ, Esser KA. Anabolic and catabolic pathways regulating skeletal muscle mass. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2010 Feb 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Padilla J, Young CN, Simmons GH, Deo SH, Newcomer SC, Sullivan JP, Laughlin MH, Fadel PJ. Increased muscle sympathetic nerve activity acutely alters conduit artery shear rate patterns. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Feb 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Zilkens C, Loegters T, Bittersohl B, Krauspe R, Lensing-Hoehn S, Jaeger M. Spinning around or stagnation - what do osteoblasts and chondroblasts really like? Eur J Med Res. 2010 Jan 29;15(1):35-43.

Saunders MM, Simmerman LA, Reed GL, Sharkey NA, Taylor AF. Biomimetic bone mechanotransduction modeling in neonatal rat femur organ cultures: Structural verification of proof of concept. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2010 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Spiteri C, Raizman I, Pilliar RM, Kandel RA. Matrix accumulation by articular chondrocytes during mechanical stimulation is influenced by integrin-mediated cell spreading. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2010 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Mobasheri A, Lewis R, Maxwell JE, Hill C, Womack M, Barrett-Jolley R. Characterization of a stretch-activated potassium channel in chondrocytes. J Cell Physiol. 2010 May;223(2):511-8.

Merriman H, Jackson K. The effects of whole-body vibration training in aging adults: A systematic review. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2009;32(3):134-45. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Baldock C, De Deene Y, Doran S, Ibbott G, Jirasek A, Lepage M, McAuley KB, Oldham M, Schreiner LJ. Polymer gel dosimetry. Phys Med Biol. 2010 Mar 7;55(5):R1-63. Epub 2010 Feb 11. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Curthoys IS, Manzari L, Smulders YE, Burgess AM. A review of the scientific basis and practical application of a new test of utricular function - ocular vestibular - evoked myogenic potentials to bone-conducted vibration. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2009 Aug;29(4):179-86. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central or a pdf at the publisher's site.

Ma CW, Lai CH, Lai SK, Tse YC, Yung KK, Shum DK, Chan YS. Developmental distribution of vestibular nuclear neurons responsive to different speeds of horizontal translation. Brain Res. 2010 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Ma Y, Ou Y, Chen L, Zheng Y. [Vestibular testing abnormalities in individuals with motion sickness] Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2009 Aug;23(16):728-30. Chinese.

Balestrini JL, Skorinko JK, Hera A, Gaudette GR, Billiar KL. Applying controlled non-uniform deformation for in vitro studies of cell mechanobiology. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2010 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Xiao Y, Liu Y, Wang G, Hao Z, An Y. Simulated microgravity alters growth and microcystin production in Microcystis aeruginosa (cyanophyta). Toxicon. 2010 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Lew CM, Cai R, Yan Y. Zeolite thin films: From computer chips to space stations. Acc Chem Res. 2010 Feb 16;43(2):210-9.


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