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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness July 23, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, July 23, 2010

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Zhao Q, Li W, Li C, Chu PW, Kornak J, Lang TF, Fang J, Lu Y. A statistical method (cross-validation) for bone loss region detection after spaceflight. Australas Phys Eng Sci Med. 2010 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: T.F. Lang) Note: ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Hanson AM, Stodieck LS, Cannon CM, Simske SJ, Ferguson VL. Seven days of muscle re-loading and voluntary wheel running following hindlimb suspension in mice restores running performance, muscle morphology and metrics of fatigue but not muscle strength. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 2010 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Moeller R, Reitz G, Berger T, Okayasu R, Nicholson WL, Horneck G. Astrobiological aspects of the mutagenesis of cosmic radiation on bacterial spores. Astrobiology. 2010 Jun;10(5):509-21.

Jain V, Wood SJ, Feiveson AH, Black FO, Paloski WH. Diagnostic accuracy of dynamic posturography testing after short-duration spaceflight. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jul;81(7):625-31. (PI: W.H. Paloski) Note: Shuttle results.

Phillips AJ, Robinson PA, Kedziora DJ, Abeysuriya RG. Mammalian sleep dynamics: How diverse features arise from a common physiological framework. PLoS Comput Biol. 2010 Jun 24;6(6):e1000826. (PI: A.J. Phillips, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Dunn CA, Hall NJ, Colby CL. Spatial updating in monkey superior colliculus in the absence of the forebrain commissures: Dissociation between superficial and intermediate layers. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Jul 7. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: C.A. Dunn, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program)

Andrews RJ. Neuromodulation: Advances in the next decade. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Jun;1199:212-20. Note: This article and a companion article by R.J. Andrews of NASA ARC describe possible future advances in deep brain stimulation and the use of nanotechnology in treating nervous and movement disorders.

Shagimardanova E, Gusev O, Bingham GE, Levinskikh MA, Sychev VN, Tiansu Z, Kihara M, Ito K, Sugimoto M. Oxidative stress and antioxidant capacity in barley grown under space environment. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74(7):1479-82. (PI: G.E. Bingham) Note: ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

McLamore ES, Diggs A, Calvo Marzal P, Shi J, Blakeslee JJ, Peer WA, Murphy AS, Porterfield DM. Non-invasive quantification of endogenous root auxin transport using an integrated flux microsensor technique. Plant J. 2010 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: D.M. Porterfield)

Other papers of interest:

Blaber E, Marcal H, Burns BP. Bioastronautics: The influence of microgravity on astronaut health. Astrobiology. 2010 Jun;10(5):463-73. Note: Review article.

Riviere D. [Physiological changes in microgravity] Bull Acad Natl Med. 2009 Oct;193(7):1633-44. French. Note: Review article.

Fernandes TL, Piratello AC, Farah V, Fiorino P, Moreira ED, Irigoyen MC, Krieger EM. Effect of carotid and aortic baroreceptors on cardiopulmonary reflex: The role of autonomic function. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2010 Jul;43(7):681-6. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Brothers RM, Wingo JE, Hubing KA, Crandall CG. Methodological assessment of skin and limb blood flows in the human forearm during thermal and baroreceptor provocations. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Fu Q, Levine BD. Why do young women (donors) faint? Transfusion. 2010 Mar;50(3):522-5. Note: This is a comment on another article.

Wenke JC, Warren GL, Rathbone CR, Armstrong RB. Mouse plantar flexor muscle size and strength after inactivity and training. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jul;81(7):632-8.

Petersen K, Soutiere SE, Tucker KE, Dainer HM, Mahon RT. Oxygen breathing accelerates decompression from saturation at 40 msw in 70-kg swine. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jul;81(7):639-45.

Armstrong RG, Seely AJ, Kilby D, Journeay WS, Kenny GP. Cardiovascular and thermal responses to repeated head-up tilts following exercise-induced heat stress. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jul;81(7):646-53.

Thomas MJ, Ferguson SA. Prior sleep, prior wake, and crew performance during normal flight operations. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jul;81(7):665-70.

Tanaka K, Tohnan M, Abe C, Iwata C, Yamagata K, Tanaka M, Tanaka N, Morita H. Development and evaluation of gas-pressurized elastic sleeves for extravehicular activity. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jul;81(7):671-6.

Labeit S, Kohl CH, Witt CC, Labeit D, Jung J, Granzier H. Modulation of muscle atrophy, fatigue and MLC phosphorylation by MuRF1 as indicated by hindlimb suspension studies on MuRF1-KO mice. J Biomed Biotechnol. 2010;2010:693741. Epub 2010 Jun 24. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.

Leinsoo TA, Turtikova OV, Shenkman BS. [Insulin-like growth factor-I splice-variants expression and myosatellite cells in the rat m. soleus under unloading and passive stretch] Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2010 Mar;96(3):226-36. Russian.

Cao J, Gao YF, Liu K. [Effect of Ligusticum and its two main components on muscle atrophy in a hind limb unloaded rat model] Zhongguo Ying Yong Sheng Li Xue Za Zhi. 2010 Feb;26(1):109-13. Chinese. Note: Translated journal title is Chinese Journal of Applied Physiology.

Bemben DA, Palmer IJ, Bemben MG, Knehans AW. Effects of combined whole-body vibration and resistance training on muscular strength and bone metabolism in postmenopausal women. Bone. 2010 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang CZ, Wang GJ, Ho ML, Wang YH, Yeh ML, Chen CH. Low-magnitude vertical vibration enhances myotube formation in C2C12 myoblasts. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Gershovich PM, Gershovich IuG, Buravkova LB. [The role of multipotential mesenchymal stromal cells in adaptation of bone marrow precursors osteogenic cell type to microgravity] Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova. 2010 Apr;96(4):406-18. Russian.

Wang Q, Zheng YP, Wang XY, Huang YP, Liu MQ, Wang SZ, Zhang ZK, Guo X. Ultrasound evaluation of site-specific effect of simulated microgravity on articular cartilage. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2010 Jul;36(7):1089-97.

Muller M, Dalcq J, Aceto J, Larbuisson A, Pasque V, Nourizadeh-Lilladadi R, Alestrom P, Martial JA. The function of the Egr1 transcription factor in cartilage formation and adaptation to microgravity in zebrafish, Danio rerio. J Appl Ichthyol. 2010 Apr;26(2):239-44. Note: Used clinorotation, Random Positioning Machine, and Rotating Wall Vessel to simulate microgravity.

Vukovic B, Poje M, Varga M, Radolic V, Miklavcic I, Faj D, Stanic D, Planinic J. Measurements of neutron radiation in aircraft. Appl Radiat Isot. 2010 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Schuler JR, Bockisch CJ, Straumann D, Tarnutzer AA. Precision and accuracy of the subjective haptic vertical in the roll plane. BMC Neurosci. 2010 Jul 14;11:83. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Bullens J, Igloi K, Berthoz A, Postma A, Rondi-Reig L. Developmental time course of the acquisition of sequential egocentric and allocentric navigation strategies. J Exp Child Psychol. 2010 Nov;107(3):337-50. Epub 2010 Jul 3.

Liu S, Dickman JD, Angelaki DE. Response dynamics and tilt versus translation discrimination in parietoinsular vestibular cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2010 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Brosig M, Ferralli J, Gelman L, Chiquet M, Chiquet-Ehrismann R. Interfering with the connection between the nucleus and the cytoskeleton affects nuclear rotation, mechanotransduction and myogenesis. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2010 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Lee DA, Knight MM, Campbell JJ, Bader DL. Stem cell mechanobiology. J Cell Biochem. 2010 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Patel A, Honore E. Polycystins and renovascular mechanosensory transduction. Nat Rev Nephrol. 2010 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Wei N, Tan C, Qi B, Zhang Y, Xu G, Zheng H. Changes in gravitational forces induce the modification of Arabidopsis thaliana silique pedicel positioning. J Exp Bot. 2010 Jul 5. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Yan S, Gao W, Lu F, Zhao R. [Research progress on mutation by spaceflight in medicinal plants breeding] Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2010 Feb;35(3):385-8. Chinese. Note: Translated journal title is China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica.

Kranjec A, Lehet M, Bromberger B, Chatterjee A. A sinister bias for calling fouls in soccer. PLoS One. 2010 Jul 7;5(7):e11667. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


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