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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness March 5, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, March 5, 2010


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Chambers MA, Moylan JS, Reid MB. Physical inactivity and muscle weakness in the critically ill. Crit Care Med. 2009 Oct;37(10 Suppl):S337-46. (PI: M.B. Reid) Note: This paper and the second paper in the "Other" list are part of a supplement issue that focused on physical problems, including muscle weakness, that develop due to immobility in intensive care units.

Sorensen MD, Shah AR, Canney MS, Sapozhnikov OA, Teichman JM, Bailey MR. Ureteroscopic ultrasound technology to size kidney stone fragments: Proof of principle using a miniaturized probe in a porcine model. J Endourol. 2010 Feb 5. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L.A. Crum/M.R. Bailey)

Hill AA, Lipert RJ, Porter MD. Determination of colloidal and dissolved silver in water samples using colorimetric solid-phase extraction. Talanta. 2010 Mar 15;80(5):1606-10. Epub 2009 Oct 3. (PI: M.D. Porter) Note: This paper reports an analysis of a water sample from ISS, as a validation test of the methodology described in the paper.

George K, Chappell LJ, Cucinotta FA. Persistence of space radiation induced cytogenetic damage in the blood lymphocytes of astronauts. Mutat Res. 2010 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: F.A. Cucinotta) Note: ISS results.

Li Z, Zhang Q, Mao JH, Weise A, Mrasek K, Fan X, Zhang X, Liehr T, Lu KH, Balmain A, Cai WW. An HDAC1-binding domain within FATS bridges p21 turnover to radiation-induced tumorigenesis. Oncogene. 2010 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: A. Balmain)

Su F, Smilenov LB, Ludwig T, Zhou L, Zhu J, Zhou G, Hall EJ. Hemizygosity for Atm and Brca1 influence the balance between cell transformation and apoptosis. Radiat Oncol. 2010 Feb 22;5:15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: E.J. Hall) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Li F, Huang Q, Chen J, Peng Y, Roop DR, Bedford JS, Li CY. Apoptotic cells activate the "phoenix rising" pathway to promote wound healing and tissue regeneration. Sci Signal. 2010 Feb 23;3(110):ra13. (PI: CY Li) Note: This article is featured on the journal cover, with an illustration depicting a phoenix rising from a tissue injury site. There is a podcast (free) about this article.

Xie L, Ortega MT, Mora S, Chapes SK. Interactive changes between macrophages and adipocytes. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2010 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.K. Chapes)

Other papers of interest:

Broderick BJ, O'Briain DE, Breen PP, Kearns SR, Olaighin G. A pilot evaluation of a neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) based methodology for the prevention of venous stasis during bed rest. Med Eng Phys. 2010 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Brower RG. Consequences of bed rest. Crit Care Med. 2009 Oct;37(10 Suppl):S422-8.

Hernandez JP, Roever K, Seed T. Cardiovascular responses to maximal graded and acute lower body negative pressure. J Aging Phys Act. 2010 Jan;18(1):27-42.

Edlow BL, Kim MN, Durduran T, Zhou C, Putt ME, Yodh AG, Greenberg JH, Detre JA. The effects of healthy aging on cerebral hemodynamic responses to posture change. Physiol Meas. 2010 Feb 24;31(4):477-95. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Choi HS, Sul JG, Yi KS, Seo JM, Chung KY. Ultrasonographic finding of internal jugular vein during anti-G straining maneuver: Is it associated with gravity-induced loss of consciousness? Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Ueki Y, Sakamoto N, Sato M. Direct measurement of shear strain in adherent vascular endothelial cells exposed to fluid shear stress. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Ogata T, Oishi Y, Higuchi M, Muraoka I. Fasting-related autophagic response in slow- and fast-twitch skeletal muscle. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Mikhael M, Orr R, Fiatarone Singh MA. The effect of whole body vibration exposure on muscle or bone morphology and function in older adults: A systematic review of the literature. Maturitas. 2010 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Davis R, Sanborn C, Nichols D, Bazett-Jones DM, Dugan EL. The effects of whole body vibration on bone mineral density for a person with a spinal cord injury: A case study. Adapt Phys Activ Q. 2010 Jan;27(1):60-72.

Bosco G, Yang ZJ, Di Tano G, Camporesi EM, Faralli F, Savini F, Landolfi A, Doria C, Fano G. Effect of in-water oxygen pre-breathing at different depth on decompression-induced bubble formation and platelet activation. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Kennedy RS, Drexler J, Kennedy RC. Research in visually induced motion sickness. Appl Ergon. 2010 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Capelli A, Berthoz A, Vidal M. Estimating the time-to-passage of visual self-motion: Is the second order motion information processed? Vision Res. 2010 Feb 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Goumans J, Houben MM, Dits J, van der Steen J. Peaks and troughs of three-dimensional vestibulo-ocular reflex in humans. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2010 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Cacchione T, Call J. Intuitions about gravity and solidity in great apes: The tubes task. Dev Sci. 2010 Mar;13(2):320-30.

Siamwala JH, Reddy SH, Majumder S, Kolluru GK, Muley A, Sinha S, Chatterjee S. Simulated microgravity perturbs actin polymerization to promote nitric oxide-associated migration in human immortalized Eahy926 cells. Protoplasma. 2010 Feb 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Dermenoudis S, Missirlis Y. Design of a novel rotating wall bioreactor for the in vitro simulation of the mechanical environment of the endothelial function. J Biomech. 2010 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Medina FJ, Herranz R. Microgravity environment uncouples cell growth and cell proliferation in root meristematic cells: The mediator role of auxin. [Article Addendum] Plant Signal Behav. 2010 Feb 17;5(2). [Epub ahead of print]

Hala M, Soukupova H, Synek L, Zarsk V. Arabidopsis RAB geranylgeranyl transferase beta subunit mutant is constitutively photomorphogenic and has shoot growth and gravitropic defects. Plant J. 2010 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Baevsky RM, Bogomolov VV, Funtova II, Slepchenkova IN, Chernikova AG. [Potentiality of building-up the medical operations system for long-duration space missions by noncontact physiological functions recording during sleep time] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):3-8. Russian. Note: ISS results.

Gurieva TS, Dadasheva OA, Mednikova EI, Dadasheva MT, Sychev VN. [Histogeny of the visceral organs of embryonic Japanese quails developed in the micro-g environment] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):8-13. Russian. Note: Mir results.

Meigal AYu, Voroshilov AS. [Perinatal model of human transition from hypogravity to the Earth's gravity based on the electromyogram nonlinear characteristics] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):14-8. Russian.

Kuzichkin DS, Baranov MV, Kovalev AS, Repenkova LG, Morukov BV, Markin AA. [Effects of dehydration and infusion of blood substitutes on the hemostasis system in an experiment with 21-hour bed rest] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):19-23. Russian.

Voskanian KSh, Mitsyn GV, Gaevsky VN. [Manifestation of the adaptive response and bystander-effect of C3H10T1/2 fibroblasts irradiated by protons and gamma-rays] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):23-8. Russian.

Denise P, Besnard S, Vignaux G, Sabatier JP, Edy E, Hitier M, Levasseur R. Sympathetic B antagonist prevents bone mineral density decrease induced by labyrinthectomy. Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):36-9. Note: This paper is in English.

Panfilov VE, Gurfinkel VS. [Human walk in spacesuit as a self-oscillating process] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):39-45. Russian.

Repina LA, Repin MV. [Cytogenetic characteristics of human blood lymphocytes in vivo in a 120-day bedrest study] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;43(6):59-60. Russian.

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