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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness August 20, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, August 20, 2010

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Anderson JA, Harper JV, Cucinotta FA, O'Neill P. Participation of DNA-PKcs in DSB repair after exposure to high- and low-LET radiation. Radiat Res. 2010 Aug;174(2):195-205. (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Keszenman DJ, Sutherland BM. Yields of clustered DNA damage induced by charged-particle radiations of similar kinetic energy per nucleon: LET dependence in different DNA microenvironments. Radiat Res. 2010 Aug;174(2):238-50. (PIs: B.M. Sutherland/S. Tafrov; B.M. Sutherland; A. Gewirtz/B.M. Sutherland) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Durante M, Pignalosa D, Jansen JA, Walboomers XF, Ritter S. Influence of nuclear geometry on the formation of genetic rearrangements in human cells. Radiat Res. 2010 Jul;174(1):20-6.

Eskiocak U, Kim SB, Roig AI, Kitten E, Batten K, Cornelius C, Zou YS, Wright WE, Shay JW. CDDO-Me protects against space radiation-induced transformation of human colon epithelial cells. Radiat Res. 2010 Jul;174(1):27-36. (PI: J.W. Shay)

Sullivan JP, Minna JD. Tumor oncogenotypes and lung cancer stem cell identity. Cell Stem Cell. 2010 Jul 2;7(1):2-4. (PI: J.D. Minna/NSCOR) Note: This article is a comment on a paper by S.J. Curtis et al. regarding the importance of tumor genotypes in tumor cell progression.

Mollicone DJ, Van Dongen HP, Rogers NL, Banks S, Dinges DF. Time of day effects on neurobehavioral performance during chronic sleep restriction. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Aug;81(8):735-44. (PI: D.F. Dinges)

Hobbs A, Williamson A, Van Dongen HP. A circadian rhythm in skill-based errors in aviation maintenance. Chronobiol Int. 2010 Jul;27(6):1304-16.

Kracklauer MP, Wiora HM, Deery WJ, Chen X, Bolival B Jr, Romanowicz D, Simonette RA, Fuller MT, Fischer JA, Beckingham KM. The Drosophila SUN protein Spag4 cooperates with the coiled-coil protein Yuri Gagarin to maintain association of the basal body and spermatid nucleus. J Cell Sci. 2010 Aug 15;123(Pt 16):2763-72. Epub 2010 Jul 20. (PI: K.M. Beckingham) Note: This article is featured on the cover of the journal.

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Chan CC, Li YZ, Guo LG, Zhou XN, Luo YJ, Lee TM. Chinese herbal medicine and cognitive and emotional functions during 60-day head-down bed rest. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Aug;81(8):754-60.

Akhter MP, Alvarez GK, Cullen DM, Recker RR. Disuse-related decline in trabecular bone structure. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2010 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Wenger KH, Freeman JD, Fulzele S, Immel DM, Powell BD, Molitor P, Chao YJ, Gao HS, Elsalanty M, Hamrick MW, Isales CM, Yu JC. Effect of whole-body vibration on bone properties in aging mice. Bone. 2010 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Herman BC, Cardoso L, Majeska RJ, Jepsen KJ, Schaffler MB. Activation of bone remodeling after fatigue: Differential response to linear microcracks and diffuse damage. Bone. 2010 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Fu Q, Hu SM, Yang JJ, Hao XJ, Zhu B, Wang Q, Wu ZR, Li J. [Comparison of effects of Wujia Bugu decoction) and alendronate sodium on protection the bone loss of hindlimb unloaded rats] Zhongguo Gu Shang. 2010 Jul;23(7):524-8. Chinese. Note: Translated title of journal is China Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.

Buravkova LB, Gershovich YG, Grigorev AI. Sensitivity of stromal precursor cells of different commitment to simulated microgravity. Dokl Biol Sci. 2010 Jun;432(1):237-40. Epub 2010 Jun 22. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Doklady Akademii Nauk 2010;432(2):267-71.

Shi D, Meng R, Deng W, Ding W, Zheng Q, Yuan W, Liu L, Zong C, Shang P, Wang J. Effects of microgravity modeled by large gradient high magnetic field on the osteogenic initiation of human mesenchymal stem cells. Stem Cell Rev. 2010 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Thi MM, Suadicani SO, Spray DC. Fluid flow-induced soluble vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) isoforms regulate actin adaptation in osteoblasts. J Biol Chem. 2010 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Xu X, Chen CN, Arriaga EA, Thompson LV. Asymmetric superoxide release inside and outside the mitochondria in skeletal muscle under conditions of aging and disuse. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Kartashkina NL, Turtikova OV, Kuznetsov SL, Kalamkarov GR, Bugrova AE, Orlov OI, Nemirovskaya TL. Effect of NO on satellite cell proliferation during functional unloading and muscle stretching. Dokl Biol Sci. 2010 Jun;432(1):167-70. Epub 2010 Jun 22. Note: This paper is a translation in English of the Russian original published in Doklady Akademii Nauk 2010;432(2):272-5.

Launius RD. Can we colonize the solar system? Human biology and survival in the extreme space environment. Endeavour. 2010 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Pinto M, Azzam EI, Howell RW. Investigation of adaptive responses in bystander cells in 3D cultures containing tritium-labeled and unlabeled normal human fibroblasts. Radiat Res. 2010 Aug;174(2):216-27.

Pignalosa D, Ritter S, Durante M. Inversions in chromosome 10 of human thyroid cells induced by accelerated heavy ions. Radiat Res. 2010 Jul;174(1):14-9.

Mothersill C, Saroya R, Smith RW, Singh H, Seymour CB. Serum serotonin levels determine the magnitude and type of bystander effects in medium transfer experiments. Radiat Res. 2010 Jul;174(1):119-23.

Hino M, Hamada N, Tajika Y, Funayama T, Morimura Y, Sakashita T, Yokota Y, Fukamoto K, Mutou Y, Kobayashi Y, Yorifuji H. Heavy ion irradiation induces autophagy in irradiated C2C12 myoblasts and their bystander cells. J Electron Microsc (Tokyo). 2010 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Shanidze N, Kim AH, Raphael Y, King WM. Eye-head coordination in the guinea pig I. Responses to passive whole-body rotations. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Sep;205(3):395-404. Epub 2010 Aug 5.

Shanidze N, Kim AH, Loewenstein S, Raphael Y, King WM. Eye-head coordination in the guinea pig II. Responses to self-generated (voluntary) head movements. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Aug 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Kousoulis P, Pantes A. Eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection aids with the outcome of motion sickness adaptation. Audiol Neurootol. 2010 Aug 10;16(3):164-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Assaiante C, Chabeauti PY, Sveistrup H, Vaugoyeau M. Updating process of internal model of action as assessed from motor and postural strategies in young adults. Hum Mov Sci. 2010 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Green DA, Zhu JL, Shah A, Golding JF, Gresty MA. Slalom walking with prism disorientation: Impact on verbal and spatial tasks. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Aug;81(8):728-34.

Bao G, Kamm RD, Thomas W, Hwang W, Fletcher DA, Grodzinsky AJ, Zhu C, Mofrad MR. Molecular biomechanics: The molecular basis of how forces regulate cellular function. Cell Mol Bioeng. 2010 Mar 2;3(2):91-105. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central. September 2010: Error in journal cited in PubMed and PubMed Central.

Patla I, Volberg T, Elad N, Hiershfeld-Warneken V, Grashoff C, Faessler R, Spatz JP, Geiger B, Medalia O. Dissecting the molecular architecture of integrin adhesion sites by cryo-electron tomography. Nat Cell Biol. 2010 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]

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