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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness April 30, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, April 30, 2010

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Soucy KG, Attarzadeh DO, Ramachandran R, Soucy PA, Romer LH, Shoukas AA, Berkowitz DE. Single exposure to radiation produces early anti-angiogenic effects in mouse aorta. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: A.A. Shoukas, D.E. Berkowitz) Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Pecaut MJ, Gridley DS. The impact of mouse strain on iron ion radio-immune response of leukocyte populations. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 May;86(5):409-19. (PI: G.A. Nelson/D.S. Gridley)

Enderling H, Hlatky L, Hahnfeldt P. Tumor morphological evolution: Directed migration and gain and loss of the self-metastatic phenotype. Biol Direct. 2010 Apr 20;5:23. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L. Hlatky/P. Hahnfeldt/NSCOR) Note: The peer review policy of this journal, Biology Direct, is to have the authors of an article select the reviewers and to publish the reviewers' names and comments in the article. The policy and the rationale for it is outlined here. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Siegel JA, Haley GE, Raber J. Apolipoprotein E isoform-dependent effects on anxiety and cognition in female TR mice. Neurobiol Aging. 2010 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J. Raber)

Schimmerling W. Accepting space radiation risks. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Kelly SE, Di Benedetto A, Greco A, Howard CM, Sollars VE, Primerano DA, Valluri JV, Claudio PP. Rapid selection and proliferation of CD133(+) cells from cancer cell lines: Chemotherapeutic implications. PLoS One. 2010 Apr 8;5(4):e10035. Note: This research used two types of NASA-developed bioreactors. The article may be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

Cescon C, Gazzoni M. Short term bed-rest reduces conduction velocity of individual motor units in leg muscles. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2010 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print] Note: The bed rest study was conducted in Germany.

Brault JJ, Jespersen JG, Goldberg AL. PGC-1{alpha} or PGC-1{beta} (peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor {gamma} coactivator 1{alpha} or 1{beta}) overexpression inhibits muscle protein degradation, induction of ubiquitin ligases, and disuse atrophy. J Biol Chem. 2010 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Slatkovska L, Alibhai SM, Beyene J, Cheung AM. Effect of whole-body vibration on BMD: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Osteoporos Int. 2010 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Schoenecker J, Mignemi N, Stutz C, Liu Q, Edwards J, Lynch C, Holt G, Schwartz H, Mencio G, Hamm H. 2010 Young Investigator Award winner: Therapeutic aprotinin stimulates osteoblast proliferation but inhibits differentiation and bone matrix mineralization. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Apr 20;35(9):1008-16.

Kramer I, Halleux C, Keller H, Pegurri M, Gooi JH, Weber PB, Feng JQ, Bonewald LF, Kneissel M. Osteocyte Wnt/{beta}-catenin signaling is required for normal bone homeostasis. Mol Cell Biol. 2010 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Szegedi LL, D'Hollander AA, Vermassen FE, Deryck F, Wouters PF. Gravity is an important determinant of oxygenation during one-lung ventilation. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2010 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Koehle MS, Giles LV, Walsh ML, White MD. The effects of lower body positive and negative pressure on the hypoxic ventilatory decline. Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2010 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Ritter S, Durante M. Heavy-ion induced chromosomal aberrations: A review. Mutat Res. 2010 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Dauer LT, Brooks AL, Hoel DG, Morgan WF, Stram D, Tran P. Review and evaluation of updated research on the health effects associated with low-dose ionising radiation. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Endo S, Takada M, Tanaka H, Onizuka Y, Tanaka K, Miyahara N, Baba H, Oishi A, Ishikawa M, Hoshi M, Kimura S, Minematsu M, Morimune Y, Kojima Y, Shizuma K. Measurement of microdosimetric spectra produced from a 290 MeV/n Spread Out Bragg Peak carbon beam. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Barral J, Dierkes K, Lindner B, Juelicher F, Martin P. Coupling a sensory hair-cell bundle to cyber clones enhances nonlinear amplification. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Nobel G, Tribukait A, Mekjavic IB, Eiken O. Histaminergic and cholinergic neuron systems in the impairment of human thermoregulation during motion sickness. Brain Res Bull. 2010 Apr 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Barron MJ, Tsai CJ, Donahue SW. Mechanical stimulation mediates gene expression in MC3T3 osteoblastic cells differently in 2D and 3D environments. J Biomech Eng. 2010 Apr;132(4):041005.

Carnall JM, Waudby CA, Belenguer AM, Stuart MC, Peyralans JJ, Otto S. Mechanosensitive self-replication driven by self-organization. Science. 2010 Mar 19;327(5972):1502-6.

Shi P, Shen K, Ghassemi S, Hone J, Kam LC. Dynamic force generation by neural stem cells. Cell Mol Bioeng. 2009 Dec;2(4):464-74.

Miyazaki Y, Sunagawa M, Higashibata A, Ishioka N, Babasaki K, Yamazaki T. Differentially expressed genes under simulated microgravity in fruiting bodies of the fungus Pleurotus ostreatus. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010 Mar 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Hoson T, Matsumoto S, Soga K, Wakabayashi K. Cortical microtubules are responsible for gravity resistance in plants. Plant Signal Behav. 2010 Jun;5(6). [Epub ahead of print]

De Gelder J, Vandenabeele P, De Boever P, Mergeay M, Moens L, De Vos P. Raman spectroscopic analysis of Cupriavidus metallidurans LMG 1195 (CH34) cultured in low-shear microgravity conditions. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Jul;21(3):217-23.

Pletser V, Bosch R, Potthast L, Lautenschlager P, Kassel R. The Protein Crystallisation Diagnostics Facility (PCDF) on board ESA Columbus Laboratory. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Jul;21(3):269-77. Note: The article contains description of apparatus on ISS.

Bles W, Groen E. The DESDEMONA Motion Facility: Applications for space research. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):281-6.

Borst AG, van Loon JJ. Technology and developments for the Random Positioning Machine, RPM. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):287-92. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Manzano AI, Matia I, Gonzalez-Camacho F, Carnero-Diaz E, van Loon JJ, Dijkstra C, Larkin O, Anthony P, Davey MR, Marco R, Medina FJ. Germination of Arabidopsis seed in space and in simulated microgravity: Alterations in root cell growth and proliferation. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):293-7. Note: Soyuz/ISS results.

Herranz R, Lavan DA, Medina FJ, van Loon JJ, Marco R. Drosophila GENE experiment in the Spanish Soyuz Mission to the ISS: II. Effects of the containment constraints. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):299-304. Note: Soyuz/ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Garrido L, Sampayo J. Proton magnetic resonance imaging of specimens in simulated microgravity. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):305-10.

Hammer BE, Kidder LS, Williams PC, Xu WW. Magnetic levitation of MC3T3 osteoblast cells as a ground-based simulation of microgravity. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):311-8. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Jamon M, Serradj N. Ground-based researches on the effects of altered gravity on mice development. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):327-37. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

van Benthem R, de Grave W. Turbidity sensor for bacterial growth measurements in spaceflight and simulated micro-gravity. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2009 Nov;21(4):349-56. Note: Foton M-2 results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Zimmitti V, Benedetti E, Caracciolo V, Sebastiani P, Di Loreto S. Bioreactor transient exposure activates specific neurotrophic pathway in cortical neurons. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Feb;22(1):37-43. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Yang F, Dai Z, Tan Y, Li Y. Effects of altered gravity on the cytoskeleton of neonatal rat cardiocytes. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Feb;22(1):45-52. Note: Parabolic flight results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Lang K, Strell C, Niggemann B, Zaenker KS, Hilliger A, Engelmann F, Ullrich O. Real-time video-microscopy of migrgating immune cells in altered gravity during parabolic flights. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Feb;22(1):63-9. Note: Parabolic flight results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Schmidt W. Gravity induced absorption changes in Phycomyces blakesleanus and coleoptiles of Zea mays as measured on the drop tower in Bremen (FRG). Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Feb;22(1):79-85. Note: Includes some parabolic flight results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Fujii Y, Shimada K, Maru K. Instrument for measuring the body mass of astronauts under microgravity conditions. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Feb;22(1):115-21. Note: Parabolic flight results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Ciofani G, Migliore A, Mazzei D, Carrozza MC, Dario P. Modification of pointing performance in altered gravitational environments. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Apr;22(2):123-8. Note: Parabolic flight results.

Anken RH, Baur U, Hilbig R. Clinorotation increases the growth of utricular otoliths of developing cichlid fish. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Apr;22(2):151-4. Note: The researchers used a clinostat submersed in water. The article may be obtained online without charge.

Tian Z, Li M, Qian A, Xu H, Wang Z, Di S, Yang P, Hu L, Ding C, Zhang W, Luo M, Han J, Gao X, Huang Y, Shang P. Effects of high magneto-gravitational environment on silkworm embryogenesis. Microgravity Sci Technol. 2010 Apr;22(2):163-70.


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