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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness Jun 10, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Thursday, June 10, 2010


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Fei DY, Zhao X, Boanca C, Hughes E, Bai O, Merrell R, Rafiq A. A biomedical sensor system for real-time monitoring of astronauts' physiological parameters during extra-vehicular activities. Comput Biol Med. 2010 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]

White AR, Ryoo S, Bugaj L, Attarzadeh DO, Thiyagarajan S, Chen K, Attwater S, Abbot B, Li D, Champion HC, Shoukas AA, Nyhan D, Hare JM, Berkowitz DE, Tuday EC. Early changes in vasoreactivity after simulated microgravity are due to an upregulation of the endothelium-dependent nitric oxide/cGMP pathway. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 May 29. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: A.A. Shoukas)

Wagner EB, Granzella NP, Saito H, Newman DJ, Young LR, Bouxsein ML. Partial weight suspension: A novel murine model for investigating adaptation to reduced musculoskeletal loading. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: E.B. Wagner, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program and NSBRI Bioastronautics Graduate Program)

Cook SB, Brown KA, DeRuisseau KC, Kanaley JA, Ploutz-Snyder LL. Skeletal muscle adaptations following blood flow restricted training during 30 days of muscular unloading. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: S.B. Cook, American College of Sports Medicine/NASA Space Physiology Research Grant; L.L. Ploutz-Snyder)

Li J, Zhao L, Ferries IK, Jiang L, Desta MZ, Yu X, Yang Z, Duncan RL, Turner CH. Skeletal phenotype of mice with a null mutation in Cav 1.3 L-type calcium channel. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Jun;10(2):180-7. (PI: J. Li) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Kushin VV. Measurement of LET distribution and absorbed dose from secondary particles on board the spacecraft. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 May 21. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G.D. Badhwar?) Note: STS-94 results were used.

Shay JW, Wright WE. Telomeres and telomerase in normal and cancer stem cells. FEBS Lett. 2010 May 21. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.W. Shay)

Harris LR, Jenkin MR, Jenkin HL, Dyde RT, Oman CM. Where's the floor? Seeing Perceiving. 2010;23(1):81-8. (PI: C.M. Oman)

Lim J, Dinges DF. A meta-analysis of the impact of short-term sleep deprivation on cognitive variables. Psychol Bull. 2010 May;136(3):375-89. (PI: D.F. Dinges)

Other papers of interest:

Nicastro H, Artioli GG, dos Santos Costa A, Solis MY, da Luz CR, Blachier F, Lancha AH Jr. An overview of the therapeutic effects of leucine supplementation on skeletal muscle under atrophic conditions. Amino Acids. 2010 Jun 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Alves RM, Vitorino R, Figueiredo P, Duarte JA, Ferreira R, Amado F. Lifelong physical activity modulation of the skeletal muscle mitochondrial proteome in mice. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Rittweger J, Moss AD, Colier W, Stewart C, Degens H. Muscle tissue oxygenation and VEGF in VO2-matched vibration and squatting exercise. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2010 Jul;30(4):269-78.

Tihanyi J, Giminiami R, Tihanyi T, Gyulai G, Trzaskoma L, Horvath M. Low resonance frequency vibration affects strength of paretic and non-paretic leg differently in patients with stroke. Acta Physiol Hung. 2010 Jun;97(2):172-82.

Neutzsky-Wulff AV, Sorensen MG, Kocijancic D, Leeming DJ, Dziegiel MH, Karsdal MA, Henriksen K. Alterations in osteoclast function and phenotype induced by different inhibitors of bone resorption - implications for osteoclast quality. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Jun 1;11:109. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Casanova R, Moukoko D, Pithioux M, Pailler-Mattei C, Zahouani H, Chabrand P. Temporal evolution of skeletal regenerated tissue: What can mechanical investigation add to biological? Med Biol Eng Comput. 2010 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Rupin F, Bossis D, Vico L, Peyrin F, Raum K, Laugier P, Saied A. Adaptive remodeling of trabecular bone core cultured in 3-D bioreactor providing cyclic loading: An acoustic microscopy study. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2010 Jun;36(6):999-1007.

Hughes JM, Petit MA. Biological underpinnings of Frost's mechanostat thresholds: The important role of osteocytes. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Jun;10(2):128-35. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Kim DE, LaBat K. Design process for developing a liquid cooling garment hood. Ergonomics. 2010 Jun;53(6):818-28. Note: The purpose of this research is to improve the hood of the liquid cooling garment for use by astronauts.

Bouma HR, Carey HV, Kroese FG. Hibernation: The immune system at rest? J Leukoc Biol. 2010 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Muenter MW, Wengenroth M, Fehrenbacher G, Schardt D, Nikoghosyan A, Durante M, Debus J. Heavy ion radiotherapy during pregnancy. Fertil Steril. 2010 May 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Workman P, Aboagye EO, Balkwill F, Balmain A, Bruder G, Chaplin DJ, Double JA, Everitt J, Farningham DA, Glennie MJ, Kelland LR, Robinson V, Stratford IJ, Tozer GM, Watson S, Wedge SR, Eccles SA; Committee of the National Cancer Research Institute, Navaratnam V, Ryder S. Guidelines for the welfare and use of animals in cancer research. Br J Cancer. 2010 May 25;102(11):1555-77. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Gu Y, Fetsch CR, Adeyemo B, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE. Decoding of MSTd population activity accounts for variations in the precision of heading perception. Neuron. 2010 May 27;66(4):596-609.

Warchol ME. Sensory regeneration in the vertebrate inner ear: Differences at the levels of cells and species. Hear Res. 2010 May 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Belyy V, Kamaraju K, Akitake B, Anishkin A, Sukharev S. Adaptive behavior of bacterial mechanosensitive channels is coupled to membrane mechanics. J Gen Physiol. 2010 Jun;135(6):641-52.

Yang R, Huang Z, Cai DH, Zhang H, Lai AN, Zhang Z, Sun P, Chen H. [Preventive and therapeutie effect of strontium ranelate on osteoporosis in rats subjected to simulated weightlessness] Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2010 Apr;30(4):834-7. Chinese.

Zhang Z, Zhou HC, Li ZG, Pan MX, Wang Z, Gao Y. [Microgravity culture of hepatocytes on cellulose/gelatin macroporous microcarrier] Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2010 Apr;30(4):704-7. Chinese.

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