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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness July 9, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, July 9, 2010

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Schlegel TT, Kulecz WB, Feiveson AH, Greco EC, DePalma JL, Starc V, Vrtovec B, Rahman MA, Bungo MW, Hayat MJ, Bauch T, Delgado R, Warren SG, Nunez-Medina T, Medina R, Jugo D, Arheden H, Pahlm O. Accuracy of advanced versus strictly conventional 12-lead ECG for detection and screening of coronary artery disease, left ventricular hypertrophy and left ventricular systolic dysfunction. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2010 Jun 16;10:28. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Bessonova OV, Khokhlova VA, Canney MS, Bailey MR, Crum LA. A derating method for therapeutic applications of high intensity focused ultrasound. Acoust Phys. 2010 May;56(3):354-63. (PI: L.A. Crum) Note: This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Akusticheskii Zhurnal. 2010;56(3):380-90.

Saxena R, Pan G, Dohm ED, McDonald JM. Modeled microgravity and hindlimb unloading sensitize osteoclast precursors to RANKL-mediated osteoclastogenesis. J Bone Miner Metab. 2010 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.M. McDonald)

Theriot CA, Casey RC, Moore VC, Mitchell L, Reynolds JO, Burgoyne M, Partha R, Huff JL, Conyers JL, Jeevarajan A, Wu H. Dendro[C(60)]fullerene DF-1 provides radioprotection to radiosensitive mammalian cells. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Mordica WJ, Gallagher RJ, Kennedy JL, Chapes SK. Male CD81 knockout genotype disrupts Mendelian distribution of offspring. Comp Med. 2010 Jun;60(3):196-9. (PI: S.K. Chapes)

Other papers of interest:

Belav DL, Armbrecht G, Richardson CA, Felsenberg D, Hides JA. Muscle atrophy and changes in spinal morphology: Is the lumbar spine vulnerable after prolonged bed-rest? Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Second Berlin Bed Rest Study.

Hides JA, Lambrecht G, Richardson CA, Stanton WR, Armbrecht G, Pruett C, Damann V, Felsenberg D, Belav DL. The effects of rehabilitation on the muscles of the trunk following prolonged bed rest. Eur Spine J. 2010 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Second Berlin Bed Rest Study.

Gosseye TP, Willems PA, Heglund NC. Biomechanical analysis of running in weightlessness on a treadmill equipped with a subject loading system. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Parabolic flight results.

Di Giminiani R, Manno R, Scrimaglio R, Sementilli G, Tihanyi J. Effects of individualized whole-body vibration on muscle flexibility and mechanical power. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2010 Jun;50(2):139-51.

Allen DL, McCall GE, Loh A, Madden MC, Mehan RS. Acute daily psychological stress causes increased atrophic gene expression and myostatin-dependent muscle atrophy. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2010 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Liu H, Li B. p53 control of bone remodeling. J Cell Biochem. 2010 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Kirkman E. Applied cardiovascular physiology. Anaesth Intensive Care Med. 2010 May;11(5):165-9. Note: This article has a section on weightlessness.

Kirbi M, Meglic B, Grad A, Bajrovic FF. Unexplained changes in tilt table test outcomes after moving to a new laboratory. Clin Auton Res. 2010 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]

Ushakov IB, Bednenko VS. Onboard medical support system for future of aerospace system flights. Hum Physiol. 2010 May;36(3):253-8. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2010 May-Jun;36(3):5-11.

Kozlovskaya IB, Egorov AD, Sonkin VD. Some approaches to prophylactic measures in a Martian expedition. Hum Physiol. 2010 May;36(3):259-63. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2010 May-Jun;36(3):12-8.

Morukov BV, Rykova MP, Antropova EN, Berendeeva TA, Ponomaryov SA, Larina IM. Parameters of the innate and adaptive immunity in cosmonauts after long-term space flight on board the International Space Station. Hum Physiol. 2010 May;36(3):264-73. Note: ISS results. This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2010 May-Jun;36(3):19-30.

Buytaert KI, Vanspauwen R, Van de Heyning PH, Wuyts FL. Reliability of utricular function testing using a sinusoidal translation profile during unilateral centrifugation. Hum Physiol. 2010 May;36(3):274-81. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2010 May-Jun;36(3):31-8.

Oganov VS, Bogomolov VV, Bakulin AV, Novikov VE, Kabitskaya OE, Murashko LM, Morgun VV, Kaspranskii RR. Comparative analysis of changes in the skeleton of cosmonauts in long-term orbital flights and the possibilities of prediction for interplanetary missions. Hum Physiol. 2010 May;36(3):282-9. Note: Mir, ISS results. This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka 2010 May-Jun;36(3):39-47.

Draeger J. The diurnal variation of intraocular pressure--the most important symptom for early detection and follow-up of the glaucomas. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] Note: The role of the automatic self-tonometer developed for use on two Spacelabs and a Mir mission is mentioned in the article, which may be obtained online without charge.

Probst A, Facius R, Wirth R, Moissl-Eichinger C. Validation of the nylon-flocked swab for efficient recovery of bacterial spores from smooth and rough surfaces. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Relevance to space flight is discussed.

Shuryak I, Brenner DJ. Effects of radiation quality on interactions between oxidative stress, protein and DNA damage in Deinococcus radiodurans. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Clendaniel RA. The effects of habituation and gaze stability exercises in the treatment of unilateral vestibular hypofunction: A preliminary results. J Neurol Phys Ther. 2010 Jun;34(2):111-6. Note: This article was part of a special issue on the topic of Vestibular Rehabilitation.

Fetsch CR, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE. Visual-vestibular cue integration for heading perception: Applications of optimal cue integration theory. Eur J Neurosci. 2010 May;31(10):1721-9. Note: This article and the following article were part of a special issue on the topic of Multisensory Processes.

Barnett-Cowan M, Dyde RT, Thompson C, Harris LR. Multisensory determinants of orientation perception: Task-specific sex differences. Eur J Neurosci. 2010 May;31(10):1899-907.

Simpson A. The effect of Antarctic residence on energy dynamics and aerobic fitness. Int J Circumpolar Health. 2010 Jun;69(3):220-35. Epub 2010 Jun 2. Note: This article is described in a comment by L. Palinkas. Both articles may be obtained online without charge.

le Duc Q, Shi Q, Blonk I, Sonnenberg A, Wang N, Leckband D, de Rooij J. Vinculin potentiates E-cadherin mechanosensing and is recruited to actin-anchored sites within adherens junctions in a myosin II-dependent manner. J Cell Biol. 2010 Jun 28;189(7):1107-15. Note: This article is described in a comment that may be obtained online without charge.

Robie AA, Straw AD, Dickinson MH. Object preference by walking fruit flies, Drosophila melanogaster, is mediated by vision and graviperception. J Exp Biol. 2010 Jul 15;213(Pt 14):2494-506.

Rahman A, Takahashi M, Shibasaki K, Wu S, Inaba T, Tsurumi S, Baskin TI. Gravitropism of Arabidopsis thaliana roots requires the polarization of PIN2 toward the root tip in meristematic cortical cells. Plant Cell. 2010 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

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