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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness Jun 4, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 4, 2010

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Ponomarev AL, Huff J, Cucinotta FA. The analysis of the densely populated patterns of radiation-induced foci by a stochastic, Monte Carlo model of DNA double-strand breaks induction by heavy ions. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Jun;86(6):507-15. (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Rithidech KN, Reungpatthanaphong P, Honikel L, Rusek A, Simon SR. Dose-rate effects of protons on in vivo activation of nuclear factor-kappa B and cytokines in mouse bone marrow cells. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 May 28. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: K.N. Rithidech)

Slaba TC, Blattnig SR, Aghara SK, Townsend LW, Handler T, Gabriel TA, Pinsky LS, Reddell B. Coupled neutron transport for HZETRN. Radiat Meas. 2010 Feb;45(2):173-82.

Johnson CE, Benton ER, Yasuda N, Benton EV. Analysis of short-range tracks and large track fluences in CR-39 PNTD using atomic force microscopy. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):742-5. (PI: E.R. Benton)

DeWitt JM, Benton ER, Uchihori Y, Yasuda N, Benton EV, Frank AL. Assessment of radiation shielding materials for protection of space crews using CR-39 plastic nuclear track detector. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):905-8. (PI: E.R. Benton)

Zhou D, O'Sullivan D, Semones E, Zapp N, Benton ER. Research on sensitivity fading of CR-39 detectors during long time exposure. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):909-12. Note: ISS results.

Singh KP, Kumari R, DuMond JW. Simulated microgravity-induced epigenetic changes in human lymphocytes. J Cell Biochem. 2010 May 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Zouhar J, Rojo E, Bassham DC. Retrograde transport from the prevacuolar compartment to the trans-Golgi network. Plant Sci. 2010 Feb;178(2):90-3. (PI: D.C. Bassham)

Other papers of interest:

Scott JM, Warburton DE, Williams D, Whelan S, Krassioukov A. Challenges, concerns and common problems: Physiological consequences of spinal cord injury and microgravity. Spinal Cord. 2010 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Andrianjafiniony T, Dupre-Aucouturier S, Letexier D, Couchoux H, Desplanches D. Oxidative stress, apoptosis and proteolysis in skeletal muscle repair after unloading. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2010 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Kanazawa M, Ando S, Tsuda M, Suzuki T. The effect of amino acid infusion on anesthesia-induced hypothermia in muscle atrophy model rats. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2010;56(2):117-22. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Liu XS, Cohen A, Shane E, Yin PT, Stein EM, Rogers H, Kokolus SL, McMahon DJ, Lappe JM, Recker RR, Lang T, Guo XE. Bone density, geometry, microstructure and stiffness: Relationships between peripheral and central skeletal sites assessed by DXA, HR-pQCT, and cQCT in premenopausal women. J Bone Miner Res. 2010 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Huang C, Ogawa R. Mechanotransduction in bone repair and regeneration. FASEB J. 2010 May 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Haber S, Yitzhak D, Tsuda A. Trajectories and deposition sites of spherical particles moving inside rhythmically expanding alveoli under gravity-free conditions. J Aerosol Med Pulm Drug Deliv. 2010 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Sihver L, Sato T, Puchalska M, Reitz G. Simulations of the MATROSHKA experiment at the International Space Station using PHITS. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 May 25. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Simulations are compared with ISS data in this article.

Zaconte V, Casolino M, Di Fino L, La Tessa C, Larosa M, Narici L, Picozza P. High energy radiation fluences in the ISS-USLab: Ion discrimination and particle abundances. Radiat Meas. 2010 Feb;45(2):168-72. Note: ISS results.

Jadrnickova I, Tateyama R, Yasuda N, Kawashima H, Kurano M, Uchihori Y, Kitamura H, Akatov Yu, Shurshakov V, Kobayashi I, Ohguchi H, Koguchi Y, Spurn F. Variation of absorbed doses onboard of ISS Russian Service Module as measured with passive detectors. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):901-4. Note: ISS results.

Scampoli P. Solid state nuclear track detectors in hadrontherapy and radiation protection in space. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):958-63.

Law YL, Yu KN. Study of influence of catechins on bystander responses in alpha-particle radiobiological experiments using thin PADC films. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):1069-72.

Yum EH, Choi VW, Nikezic D, Li VW, Cheng SH, Yu KN. Alpha-particle-induced bystander effects between zebrafish embryos in vivo. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):1077-80.

Wong TP, Tse AK, Fong WF, Yu KN. Studying effects of Magnolol on alpha-particle induced bystander effects using PADC-film based dishes. Radiat Meas. 2009 Oct-Nov;44(9-10):1081-4.

Yang M, Kim JS, Song MS, Kim JC, Shin T, Lee SS, Kim SH, Moon C. Dose-response and relative biological effectiveness of fast neutrons: Induction of apoptosis and inhibition of neurogenesis in the hippocampus of adult mice. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Jun;86(6):476-85.

Chouker A, Kaufmann I, Kreth S, Hauer D, Feuerecker M, Thieme D, Vogeser M, Thiel M, Schelling G. Motion sickness, stress and the endocannabinoid system. PLoS One. 2010 May 21;5(5):e10752. Note: Parabolic flight results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Bechara BP, Gandhi NJ. Matching the oculomotor drive during head-restrained and head-unrestrained gaze shifts in monkey. J Neurophysiol. 2010 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Tal D, Bar R, Nachum Z, Gil A, Shupak A. Postural dynamics and habituation to seasickness. Neurosci Lett. 2010 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Grady S, Aeschbach D, Wright KP Jr, Czeisler CA. Effect of modafinil on impairments in neurobehavioral performance and learning associated with extended wakefulness and circadian misalignment. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2010 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Hensley DM. Maintenance of antimicrobial susceptibility of Acinetobacter baumannii in modeled microgravity. Clin Lab Sci. 2010 Spring;23(2):84-8.


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