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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness April 23, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, April 23, 2010

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Carpenter RD, LeBlanc AD, Evans H, Sibonga JD, Lang TF. Long-term changes in the density and structure of the human hip and spine after long-duration spaceflight. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jul-Aug;67(1-2):71-81. (PI: T.F. Lang) Note: ISS results.

Isales CM, Zaidi M, Blair HC. ACTH is a novel regulator of bone mass. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Apr;1192:110-6. (PI: C.M. Isales) Note: This article and four articles in the Other section are part of a volume on the topic "Skeletal Biology and Medicine."

Baluchamy S, Zhang Y, Ravichandran P, Ramesh V, Sodipe A, Hall JC, Jejelowo O, Gridley DS, Wu H, Ramesh GT. Expression profile of DNA damage signaling genes in 2 Gy proton exposed mouse brain. Mol Cell Biochem. 2010 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Carra C, Cucinotta FA. Binding selectivity of RecA to a single stranded DNA, a computational approach. J Mol Model. 2010 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Chatterjee A, Wang A, Lera M, Bhattacharya S. Lunar soil simulant uptake produces a concentration-dependent increase in inducible nitric oxide synthase expression in murine RAW 264.7 macrophage cells. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2010 Jan;73(9):623-6.

Other papers of interest:

Kerckx Y, Karlsson LL, Linnarsson D, Van Muylem A. Effect of blood redistribution on exhaled and alveolar nitric oxide: A hypergravity model study. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2010 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Bankier AA, Estenne M, Kienzl D, Mueller-Mang C, Van Muylem A, Gevenois PA. Gravitational gradients in expiratory computed tomography examinations of patients with small airways disease: Effect of body position on extent of air trapping. J Thorac Imaging. 2010 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Rowe WJ. Potential renovascular hypertension, space missions, and the role of magnesium. Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis. 2009 Nov;2:51-7. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. This author also published recently a relevant letter in the American Journal of Cardiology. The letter comments on another paper.

Alboni P, Alboni M, Bertorelle G. [Origin and evolution of vasovagal syncope] G Ital Cardiol (Rome). 2010 Jan;11(1):20-7. Italian.

Porcelli S, Marzorati M, Lanfranconi F, Vago P, Pisot R, Grassi B. Role of skeletal muscles impairment and brain oxygenation in limiting oxidative metabolism during exercise after bed rest. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Apr 15. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Italy/Slovenia bed rest study.

Glover EI, Yasuda N, Tarnopolsky MA, Abadi A, Phillips SM. Little change in markers of protein breakdown and oxidative stress in humans in immobilization-induced skeletal muscle atrophy. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2010 Apr;35(2):125-33.

Deogenov VA, Luzhkov AG, Kakuris KK, Federenko YF. Muscle calcium metabolic effects of hypokinesia in physically healthy subjects. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2010 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Cardozo CP, Qin W, Peng Y, Liu X, Wu Y, Pan J, Bauman WA, Zaidi M, Sun L. Nandrolone slows hindlimb bone loss in a rat model of bone loss due to denervation. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Apr;1192:303-6.

Guilak F, Leddy HA, Liedtke W. Transient receptor potential vanilloid 4: The sixth sense of the musculoskeletal system? Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Apr;1192:404-9.

Xiao ZS, Quarles LD. Role of the polycytin-primary cilia complex in bone development and mechanosensing. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Apr;1192:410-21.

Temiyasathit S, Jacobs CR. Osteocyte primary cilium and its role in bone mechanotransduction. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Apr;1192:422-8.

Zorbas YG, Kakuris KK, Federenko YF, Deogenov VA. Utilization of magnesium during hypokinesia and magnesium supplementation in healthy subjects. Nutrition. 2010 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Ni Z, Storey KB. Heme oxygenase expression and Nrf2 signaling during hibernation in ground squirrels. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2010 Mar;88(3):379-87.

Bruzzoniti MC, Kobylinska DK, Franko M, Sarzanini C. Flow injection method for the determination of silver concentration in drinking water for spacecrafts. Anal Chim Acta. 2010 Apr 14;665(1):69-73. Epub 2010 Mar 12.

Cheng J, Fan X. Dynamic model of an astronaut equipped with a manned maneuvering unit in virtual reality. J Aerosp Eng. 2010 Apr;23(2):139-45.

Fujii Y, Kato TA, Ueno A, Kubota N, Fujimori A, Okayasu R. Ascorbic acid gives different protective effects in human cells exposed to X-rays and heavy ions. Mutat Res. 2010 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Rong Y, Welsh J. Basics of particle therapy II Biologic and dosimetric aspects of clinical hadron therapy. Am J Clin Oncol. 2010 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Coffey EB, Brouwer AM, Wilschut ES, van Erp JB. Brainmachine interfaces in space: Using spontaneous rather than intentionally generated brain signals. Acta Astronaut. 2010 Jul-Aug;67(1-2):1-11.

Mammoto T, Ingber DE. Mechanical control of tissue and organ development. Development. 2010 May;137(9):1407-20.

Walcott S, Sun SX. A mechanical model of actin stress fiber formation and substrate elasticity sensing in adherent cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Nelson LJ, Walker SW, Hayes PC, Plevris JN. Low-shear modelled microgravity environment maintains morphology and differentiated functionality of primary porcine hepatocyte cultures. Cells Tissues Organs. 2010 Apr 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Leroy B, Rosier C, Erculisse V, Leys N, Mergeay M, Wattiez R. Differential proteomic analysis using isotope-coded protein labeling strategies: Comparison, improvements and application to simulated microgravity effect on Cupriavidus metallidurans CH34. Proteomics. 2010 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Yan S, Gao WY, Lu FP, Zhao RH. Influence of space flight on Glycyrrhiza uralensis. Fisch by ISSR analysis. Chinese Pharm J. 2009;18:1377-80. Note: Results from plants grown from seeds flown on a Chinese satellite.

Yan S, Gao W, Lu F, Zhao R. [Effects of space flight on protein content and electrophoresis in Glycyrrhiza uralensis] Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2010 Jan;35(2):135-7. Chinese. Note: Results from plants grown from seeds flown on a Chinese satellite.

Zhu YY, Guan Y, Wang LP, Guo XH, Wang ZZ. [Research on the fourth generation of Radix isatidis by FTIR] Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2010 Feb;30(2):345-7. Chinese. Note: Samples derived from Chinese space flight were analyzed.

Altunok T, Cakmak T. A technology readiness levels (TRLs) calculator software for systems engineering and technology management tool. Adv Eng Software. 2010 May;41(5):769-78. Note: This article describes the use of technology readiness levels, developed by NASA, in Turkey.


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