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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness October 15, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, October 15, 2010

The abstract in PubMed or at the publisher's site is linked when available and will open in a new window.Opperman RA, Waldie JM, Natapoff A, Newman DJ, Jones JA. Probability of spacesuit-induced fingernail trauma is associated with hand circumference. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Oct;81(10):907-13. Note: Space flight and ground data were used.

Miller CA, Peters BT, Brady RR, Richards JR, Ploutz-Snyder RJ, Mulavara AP, Bloomberg JJ. Changes in toe clearance during treadmill walking after long-duration spaceflight. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Oct;81(10):919-28. (PI: J.J. Bloomberg) Note: ISS results.

Pilmanis AA, Webb JT, Balldin UI, Conkin J, Fischer JR. Air break during preoxygenation and risk of altitude decompression sickness. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Oct;81(10):944-50. (PI: J. Conkin)

Wu X, Baer LA, Wolf SE, Wade CE, Walters TJ. The impact of muscle disuse on muscle atrophy in severely burned rats. J Surg Res. 2010 Sep 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Gordon JA, Alexander EK, Lockley SW, Flynn-Evans E, Venkatan SK, Landrigan CP, Czeisler CA; Harvard Work Hours, Health, and Safety Group (Boston, Massachusetts). Does simulator-based clinical performance correlate with actual hospital behavior? The effect of extended work hours on patient care provided by medical interns. Acad Med. 2010 Oct;85(10):1583-8. (PIs: S.W. Lockley, C.A. Czeisler)

Lillehoj PB, Tsutsui H, Valamehr B, Wu H, Ho CM. Continuous sorting of heterogeneous-sized embryoid bodies. Lab Chip. 2010 Jul 7;10(13):1678-82. Epub 2010 Apr 7. (PI: Y-C. Tai)

Freed LE, Engelmayr GC Jr, Borenstein JT, Moutos FT, Guilak F. Advanced material strategies for tissue engineering scaffolds. Adv Mater. 2009 Sep 4;21(32-33):3410-8. (PI: L.E. Freed) Note: This research is featured on the inside front cover of the journal.

Boss WF, Sederoff HW, Im YJ, Moran N, Grunden AM, Perera IY. Basal signaling regulates plant growth and development. Plant Physiol. 2010 Oct;154(2):439-43. (PI: H.W. Sederoff) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

Roessler A, Goswami N, Haditsch B, Hinghofer-Szalkay H. Modulation of plasma adrenomedullin by epinephrine infusion during head up tilt. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Murrell CJ, Cotter JD, George K, Shave R, Wilson L, Thomas K, Williams MJ, Ainslie PN. Syncope is unrelated to supine and postural hypotension following prolonged exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Hopkins SR, Arai TJ, Henderson AC, Levin DL, Buxton RB, Prisk GK. Lung volume does not alter the distribution of pulmonary perfusion in dependent lung in supine humans. J Physiol. 2010 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Binder JP. [Microsurgery] Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2010 Sep 22. [Epub ahead of print] French. Note: This paper contains a short section on microsurgery in microgravity. It discusses surgery done on parabolic flights.

Morimoto Y, Miki T, Higashi T, Horie S, Tanaka K, Mukai C. [Effect of lunar dust on humans: --Lunar dust: Regolith--] Nippon Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2010 Sep;65(4):479-85. Japanese. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Rai B, Kaur J, Catalina M. Bone mineral density, bone mineral content, gingival crevicular fluid (matrix metalloproteinases, cathepsin K, osteocalcin), and salivary and serum osteocalcin levels in human mandible and alveolar bone under conditions of simulated microgravity. J Oral Sci. 2010;52(3):385-90. Note: Bed rest study. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Sun LW, Wang C, Pu F, Li DY, Niu HJ, Fan YB. Comparative study on measured variables and sensitivity to bone microstructural changes induced by weightlessness between in vivo and ex vivo micro-CT scans. Calcif Tissue Int. 2010 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Experimental condition was weightlessness simulation (tail suspension), not weightlessness.

Guo X, Liu MQ, Man HC, Wang XY, Mu JJ, Li YZ, Feng JS, Shi SQ, Zhang M. Laser acupuncture and prevention of bone loss in tail-suspended rats. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Oct;81(10):914-8.

Cowin SC, Cardoso L. Fabric dependence of bone ultrasound. Acta Bioeng Biomech. 2010;12(2):3-23. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Yuan FL, Li X, Lu WG, Xu RS, Zhao YQ, Li CW, Li JP, Chen FH. Regulatory T cells as a potent target for controlling bone loss. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Oct 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Kondo H, Togari A. Continuous treatment with a low-dose beta-agonist reduces bone mass by increasing bone resorption without suppressing bone formation. Calcif Tissue Int. 2010 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Stadelmann VA, Bonnet N, Pioletti DP. Combined effects of zoledronate and mechanical stimulation on bone adaptation in an axially loaded mouse tibia. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2010 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Roudier E, Gineste C, Wazna A, Dehghan K, Desplanches D, Birot O. Angio-adaptation in unloaded skeletal muscle: New insights into an early and muscle type-specific dynamic process. J Physiol. 2010 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]

McKiernan SH, Colman RJ, Lopez M, Beasley TM, Aiken JM, Anderson RM, Weindruch R. Caloric restriction delays aging-induced cellular phenotypes in rhesus monkey skeletal muscle. Exp Gerontol. 2010 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Vinnikov VA, Ainsbury EA, Maznyk NA, Lloyd DC, Rothkamm K. Limitations associated with analysis of cytogenetic data for biological dosimetry. Radiat Res. 2010 Oct;174(4):403-14.

Fan X, Cheong N, Iliakis G. Initial characterization of a low-molecular-weight factor enhancing the checkpoint response. Radiat Res. 2010 Oct;174(4):424-35.

Bogdandi EN, Balogh A, Felgyinszki N, Szatmari T, Persa E, Hildebrandt G, Safrany G, Lumniczky K. Effects of low-dose radiation on the immune system of mice after total-body irradiation. Radiat Res. 2010 Oct;174(4):480-9.

Vano E, Kleiman NJ, Duran A, Rehani MM, Echeverri D, Cabrera M. Radiation cataract risk in interventional cardiology personnel. Radiat Res. 2010 Oct;174(4):490-5.

Wedenberg M, Lind BK, Toma-Dasu I, Rehbinder H, Brahme A. Analytical description of the LET dependence of cell survival using the repairable-conditionally repairable damage model. Radiat Res. 2010 Oct;174(4):517-25.

Wang B, Tanaka K, Vares G, Shang Y, Fujita K, Ninomiya Y, Nakajima T, Eguchi-Kasai K, Nenoi M. X-ray-induced radioresistance against high-LET radiations from accelerated heavy ions in mice. Radiat Res. 2010 Oct;174(4):532-6.

Yonai S, Kase Y, Matsufuji N, Kanai T, Nishio T, Namba M, Yamashita W. Measurement of absorbed dose, quality factor, and dose equivalent in water phantom outside of the irradiation field in passive carbon-ion and proton radiotherapies. Med Phys. 2010 Aug;37(8):4046-55.

Chang DH, Harris LR, Troje NF. Frames of reference for biological motion and face perception. J Vis. 2010 Jun 1;10(6):22. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Butler JS, Smith ST, Campos JL, Buelthoff HH. Bayesian integration of visual and vestibular signals for heading. J Vis. 2010 Sep 1;10(11):23. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

St George RJ, Fitzpatrick RC. The sense of self-motion, orientation and balance explored by vestibular stimulation. J Physiol. 2010 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Walker AD, Muth ER, Switzer FS, Hoover A. Head movements and simulator sickness generated by a virtual environment. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Oct;81(10):929-34.

Tafforin C, Gerebtzoff D. A software-based solution for research in space ethology. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Oct;81(10):951-6. Note: Includes parabolic flight results.

Kolahi KS, Mofrad MR. Mechanotransduction: A major regulator of homeostasis and development. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med. 2010 Nov-Dec;2(6):625-39. Note: This article, a review of this topic, may be obtained online without charge.

Cinbiz MN, Tigli RS, Beskardes IG, Guemuesderelioglu M, Colak U. Computational fluid dynamics modeling of momentum transport in rotating wall perfused bioreactor for cartilage tissue engineering. J Biotechnol. 2010 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Holst J, Watson S, Lord MS, Eamegdool SS, Bax DV, Nivison-Smith LB, Kondyurin A, Ma L, Oberhauser AF, Weiss AS, Rasko JE. Substrate elasticity provides mechanical signals for the expansion of hemopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Oct;28(10):1123-8. Epub 2010 Oct 3.

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