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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness July 16, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, July 16, 2010

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Kinugasa R, Hodgson JA, Edgerton VR, Shin DD, Sinha S. Reduction in tendon elasticity from unloading is unrelated to its hypertrophy. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S. Sinha)

Lang TF. Quantitative computed tomography. Radiol Clin North Am. 2010 May;48(3):589-600. (PI: T.F. Lang) Note: This article was part of an issue on the topic "Imaging of Osteoporosis."

Mercado-Young R, Martin DS, Caine T, O'Connell K, Garcia K, Sargsyan A, Platts S, Dulchavsky SA. Virtual guidance: A new technique to empower point-of-care ultrasound in remote or extreme environments. Crit Ultrasound J. 2010 Jul;2(1):19-24. (PI: S.A. Dulchavsky) Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Summers RL, Woodward LH, Jackson L, Martin DS, Platts SH. Ultrasound measurements of lower extremity soft tissue and interstitial fluid thickness may be used as an early indicator of dehydration. Crit Ultrasound J. 2010 Jul;2(1):43-5. Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Kobayashi J, Okui M, Asaithamby A, Burma S, Chen BP, Tanimoto K, Matsuura S, Komatsu K, Chen DJ. WRN participates in translesion synthesis pathway through interaction with NBS1. Mech Ageing Dev. 2010 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S. Burma)

Baluchamy S, Zhang Y, Ravichandran P, Ramesh V, Sodipe A, Hall JC, Jejelowo O, Gridley DS, Wu H, Ramesh GT. Differential oxidative stress gene expression profile in mouse brain after proton exposure. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2010 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]

MacNeilage PR, Banks MS, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE. Vestibular heading discrimination and sensitivity to linear acceleration in head and world coordinates. J Neurosci. 2010 Jul 7;30(27):9084-94. (PI: P.R. MacNeilage, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)

Barger LK, Hoban-Higgins TM, Fuller CA. Gender differences in the circadian rhythms of rhesus monkeys. Physiol Behav. 2010 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: L.K. Barger, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program; C.A. Fuller)

Other papers of interest:

Murrell CJ, Cotter JD, George K, Shave R, Wilson L, Thomas K, Williams MJ, Ainslie PN. Cardiorespiratory and cerebrovascular responses to head-up tilt I: Influence of age and training status. Exp Gerontol. 2010 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Murrell CJ, Cotter JD, George K, Shave R, Wilson L, Thomas K, Williams MJ, Ainslie PN. Cardiorespiratory and cerebrovascular responses to head-up tilt II: Influence of age, training status and acute exercise. Exp Gerontol. 2010 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Folino AF, Migliore F, Marinelli A, Iliceto S, Buja G. Age-related hemodynamic changes during vasovagal syncope. Auton Neurosci. 2010 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Siamwala JH, Majumder S, Tamilarasan KP, Muley A, Reddy SH, Kolluru GK, Sinha S, Chatterjee S. Simulated microgravity promotes nitric oxide-supported angiogenesis via the iNOS-cGMP-PKG pathway in macrovascular endothelial cells. FEBS Lett. 2010 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print] Note: A 3-D clinostat was used to simulate microgravity.

Narici MV, de Boer MD. Disuse of the musculo-skeletal system in space and on earth. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This review includes two tables listing relevant studies and brief results.

Smuder AJ, Kavazis AN, Hudson MB, Nelson WB, Powers SK. Oxidation enhances myofibrillar protein degradation via calpain and caspase-3. Free Radic Biol Med. 2010 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang JH, Li B. Mechanics rules cell biology. Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol. 2010 Jul 8;2:16. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Visigalli D, Strangio A, Palmieri D, Manduca P. Hind limb unloading of mice modulates gene expression at the protein and mRNA level in mesenchymal bone cells. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010 Jul 5;11:147. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Pacifici R. The immune system and bone. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Gong H, Zhu D, Gao J, Lv L, Zhang X. An adaptation model for trabecular bone at different mechanical levels. Biomed Eng Online. 2010 Jul 2;9:32. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Fowler JF. 21 years of biologically effective dose. Br J Radiol. 2010 Jul;83(991):554-68.

Laurens J, Straumann D, Hess BJ. Processing of angular motion and gravity information through an internal model. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Haji-Khamneh B, Harris LR. How different types of scenes affect the Subjective Visual Vertical (SVV) and the Perceptual Upright (PU). Vision Res. 2010 May 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Takahashi S, Tsurumura T, Aritake K, Furubayashi N, Sato M, Yamanaka M, Hirota E, Sano S, Kobayashi T, Tanaka T, Inaka K, Tanaka H, Urade Y. High-quality crystals of human haematopoietic prostaglandin D synthase with novel inhibitors. Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2010 Jul 1;66(Pt 7):846-50. Epub 2010 Jun 24. Note: ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Qi F, Dai D, Liu Y, Kaleem I, Li C. Effects of low-shear modeled microgravity on the characterization of recombinant beta-D-glucuronidase expressed in Pichia pastoris. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2010 Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Glossop JR, Cartmell SH. Tensile strain and magnetic particle force application do not induce MAP3K8 and IL-1B differential gene expression in a similar manner to fluid shear stress in human mesenchymal stem cells. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2010 Jul 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Dalagiorgou G, Basdra EK, Papavassiliou AG. Polycystin-1: Function as a mechanosensor. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2010 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Sekulic S, Naumovic N, Lukac D, Sakac D, Stefanovic S, Mikov A, Kopitovic A. Ultrasound assessment of the effect of fetal position on supine to prone righting reflex in the guinea pig fetus. Periodicum Biologorum. 2010;112(1):97-104. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Ou X, Long L, Wu Y, Yu Y, Lin X, Qi X, Liu B. Spaceflight-induced genetic and epigenetic changes in the rice (Oryza sativa L.) genome are independent of each other. Genome. 2010 Jul;53(7):524-32. Note: Results from plants grown from seeds flown on a Chinese satellite.

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