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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness November 19, 2010

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2010

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Webb JT, Krock LP, Gernhardt ML. Oxygen consumption at altitude as a risk factor for altitude decompression sickness. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Nov;81(11):987-92.

Reynolds RJ, Day SM. Mortality among U.S. astronauts: 1980-2009. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Nov;81(11):1024-7.

Doarn CR, Williams RX, Michaud V. Space Medicine functions at NASA Headquarters. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Nov;81(11):1064. Note: This article, which is the Space Medicine Association News topic for this issue, can be accessed online without cost. This pdf also contains obituaries of Charles Billings of NASA ARC, Gregory Shaskan (NASA Flight Surgeon), and Judith Robinson of NASA JSC.

Zou F, Jin C, Ross RR, Soller B. Investigation of spectral interferences on the accuracy of broadband CW-NIRS SO2 determination. Biomed Opt Express. 2010 Oct 1;1(3):748-61. (PI: B. Soller) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Gridley DS, Pecaut MJ. Genetic background and lymphocyte populations after total-body exposure to iron ion radiation. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G.A. Nelson)

Gridley DS, Luo-Owen X, Rizvi A, Makinde AY, Pecaut MJ, Mao XW, Slater JM. Low-dose photon and simulated solar particle event proton effects on Foxp3+ T regulatory cells and other leukocytes. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Dec;9(6):637-49.

Liangos O, Domhan S, Schwager C, Zeier M, Huber PE, Addabbo F, Goligorsky MS, Hlatky L, Jaber BL, Abdollahi A. Whole blood transcriptomics in cardiac surgery identifies a gene regulatory network connecting ischemia reperfusion with systemic inflammation. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 27;5(10):e13658. (PI: L. Hlatky/A. Abdollahi/NSCOR) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Phillips AJ, Chen PY, Robinson PA. Probing the mechanisms of chronotype using quantitative modeling. J Biol Rhythms. 2010 Jun;25(3):217-27. (PI: A.J. Phillips, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)

Crabbe A, Sarker S, Van Houdt R, Ott CM, Leys N, Cornelis P, Nickerson CA. Alveolar epithelium protects macrophages from quorum sensing-induced cytotoxicity in a three-dimensional co-culture model. Cell Microbiol. 2010 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: C.A. Nickerson)

Iscla I, Wray R, Blount P. An in vivo screen reveals protein-lipid interactions crucial for gating a mechanosensitive channel. FASEB J. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: P. Blount)

Reboulet JC, Kumar P, Kiss JZ. DIS1 and DIS2 play a role in tropisms in Arabidopsis thaliana. Environ Exp Bot. 2010 Jan;67(3):474-8. (PI: J.Z. Kiss)

Zhao Y, Hasenstein KH. Physiological interactions of antiauxins with auxin in roots. J Plant Physiol. 2010 Jul 15;167(11):879-84. Epub 2010 Feb 10. (PI: K.H. Hasenstein)

Other papers of interest:

Navasiolava NM, de Germain V, Levrard T, Larina IM, Kozlovskaya IB, Diquet B, Le Bouil A, Custaud MA, Fortrat JO. Skin vascular resistance in the standing position increases significantly after 7 days of dry immersion. Auton Neurosci. 2010 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Hansen KB, Vilsboll T, Bagger JI, Holst JJ, Knop FK. Increased postprandial GIP and glucagon responses, but unaltered GLP-1 response after intervention with steroid hormone, relative physical inactivity, and high-calorie diet in healthy subjects. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print] Note: "Relative physical inactivity" consisted of resting for at least 8 hours per day and no strenuous exercise.

Stephens BR, Granados K, Zderic TW, Hamilton MT, Braun B. Effects of 1 day of inactivity on insulin action in healthy men and women: Interaction with energy intake. Metabolism. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] Note: From abstract: "Strategies to limit daily sitting may reduce metabolic disease risk."

Hugon J, Rostain JC, Gardette B. A closed-circuit rebreather for the characterization of denitrogenation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Nov;81(11):1018-23.

Falcao F, Russomano T. Clinical validation of the earlobe arterialized blood collector. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Nov;81(11):1053-4. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Hairi NN, Cumming RG, Naganathan V, Handelsman DJ, Le Couteur DG, Creasey H, Waite LM, Seibel MJ, Sambrook PN. Loss of muscle strength, mass (sarcopenia), and quality (specific force) and its relationship with functional limitation and physical disability: The Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Nov;58(11):2055-62.

Hall JK, Banks GB, Chamberlain JS, Olwin BB. Prevention of muscle aging by myofiber-associated satellite cell transplantation. Sci Transl Med. 2010 Nov 10;2(57):57ra83. Note: This research is shown on the cover of the journal.

Mechanick JI, Sun L, Zaidi M. Introduction to Molecular and Integrative Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Nov;1211(1):1-2. Note: This is an introduction to a volume on the topic given in the title above. Two papers from this volume are below. Table of contents.

Glass D, Roubenoff R. Recent advances in the biology and therapy of muscle wasting. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Nov;1211(1):25-36.

Syed FA, Hoey KA. Integrative physiology of the aging bone: Insights from animal and cellular models. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2010 Nov;1211(1):95-106.

Tamminen IS, Isaksson H, Aula AS, Honkanen E, Jurvelin JS, Kroeger H. Reproducibility and agreement of micro-CT and histomorphometry in human trabecular bone with different metabolic status. J Bone Miner Metab. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]

van Oers RF, van Rietbergen B, Ito K, Hilbers PA, Huiskes R. A sclerostin-based theory for strain-induced bone formation. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2010 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Deng M, Zhang B, Wang K, Liu F, Xiao H, Zhao J, Liu P, Li Y, Lin F, Wang Y. Mechano growth factor E peptide promotes osteoblasts proliferation and bone-defect healing in rabbits. Int Orthop. 2010 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Yamaguchi M, Weitzmann MN. Vitamin K2 stimulates osteoblastogenesis and suppresses osteoclastogenesis by suppressing NF-kappaB activation. Int J Mol Med. 2010 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Lynch MA, Brodt MD, Stephens AL, Civitelli R, Silva MJ. Low-magnitude whole-body vibration does not enhance the anabolic skeletal effects of intermittent PTH in adult mice. J Orthop Res. 2010 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Vares G, Wang B, Tanaka K, Kakimoto A, Eguchi-Kasai K, Nenoi M. Mutagenic adaptive response to high-LET radiation in human lymphoblastoid cells exposed to X-rays. Mutat Res. 2010 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Sankaranarayanan K, Nikjoo H. Ionising radiation and genetic risks. XVI. A genome-based framework for risk estimation in the light of recent advances in genome research. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Kabacik S, Mackay A, Tamber N, Manning G, Finnon P, Paillier F, Ashworth A, Bouffler S, Badie C. Gene expression following ionising radiation: Identification of biomarkers for dose estimation and prediction of individual response. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Lau BW, Ren C, Yang J, Yan SW, Chang RC, Pu M, So KF. Light deprivation induces depression-like behavior and suppresses neurogenesis in diurnal Mongolian gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus). Cell Transplant. 2010 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Shapiro A, Lu ZL, Huang CB, Knight E, Ennis R. Transitions between central and peripheral vision create spatial/temporal distortions: A hypothesis concerning the perceived break of the curveball. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 13;5(10):e13296. Note: Baseball fans, take note. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Kasten A, Mueller P, Bulnheim U, Groll J, Bruellhoff K, Beck U, Steinhoff G, Moeller M, Rychly J. Mechanical integrin stress and magnetic forces induce biological responses in mesenchymal stem cells which depend on environmental factors. J Cell Biochem. 2010 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhang YH, Zhao CQ, Jiang LS, Dai LY. Substrate stiffness regulates apoptosis and the mRNA expression of extracellular matrix regulatory genes in the rat annular cells. Matrix Biol. 2010 Nov 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Hosoda N, Gorb SN. Friction force reduction triggers feet grooming behaviour in beetles. Proc Biol Sci. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Yeo LY, Chang HC, Chan PP, Friend JR. Microfluidic devices for bioapplications. Small. 2010 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Extensive review of this topic.

Griffoni C, Di Molfetta S, Fantozzi L, Zanetti C, Pippia P, Tomasi V, Spisni E. Modification of the protein secreted by endothelial cells during modelled low gravity exposure. J Cell Biochem. 2010 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Used Random Positioning Machine to model low gravity.

Cartmell SH, Rathbone S, Jones G, Hidalgo-Bastida LA. 3D sample preparation for orthopaedic tissue engineering bioreactors. Methods Mol Biol. 2011;695:61-76.

Weiss S, Henle P, Roth W, Bock R, Boeuf S, Richter W. Design and characterization of a new bioreactor for continuous ultra-slow uniaxial distraction of a three-dimensional scaffold-free stem cell culture. Biotechnol Prog. 2010 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Coutand C. Mechanosensing and thigmomorphogenesis, a physiological and biomechanical point of view. Plant Sci. 2010 Sep;179(3):168-82.

Shafirkin AV, Kolomensky AV, Mitrikas VG, Petrov VM. [Dose loads on and radiation risk values for cosmonauts on a mission to Mars estimated from actual Martian vehicle engineering development] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):5-14. Russian.

Shashkov VS, Efimov VI, Vasin MV, Antipov VV, Iliukhin AV, Vlasov PA, Karsanova SK, Grigoriev YuG, Ushakov IB. [Indralin--a novel effective radioprotector during irradiation by high-energy protons] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):15-20. Russian.

Turchaninova VF, Alferova IV, Krivolapov VV. [Some of the aspects of comparative analysis of the hemodynamic reactions to LBNP in cosmonauts of different age groups] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):20-5. Russian. Note: Mir, ISS results.

Batischeva GA, Chernov YuN, Soldatov SK, Goncharova NYu, Khomenko MN. [Influence of pilot's professional activity on the adaptive character of hemodynamic reactions to the tilt test] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):26-31. Russian.

Zobova LN, Miller NV, Badakva AM. [Effect of 7-day dry immersion on the mechanisms of ocular saccadic movements generation] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):32-6. Russian.

Sun LW, Wang C, Xie T, Pu F, Sun Y, Fan YB. Body-weight distribution on forelimbs in rat tail-suspension model. Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):37-9.

Polikarpov NA, Shashkovsky SG, Goldshtein YaA, Novikova ND, Deshevaya EA, Arkhipov VP, Zhelaev IA. [The use of impulse plasma-optical ultraviolet technologies for ensuring microbial safety of the space station environment] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):40-6. Russian. Note: Used samples isolated from ISS.

Tsybulia NV, Fershalova TD, Yakimova YuL. [Examination of the antimicrobial activity of some g. Begonia L. species as a possible piece of phytodesign] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):47-50. Russian.

Shumilina GA, Solovieva ZO, Shumilina IV, Ilyin VK. [Effectiveness evaluation of the sanitary-hygienic measures during 105-day isolation] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):50-4. Russian.

Berkovich YuA, Doronina NV, Fedorov DN, Mukhamedieva LN, Mikos KN, Krivobok NM, Smolianin VG, Smolianina SO, Shanturin NA. [Effect of plant-associated methanolic bacteria on methane and methanol concentration dynamics in atmosphere of pressurized chamber] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):54-8. Russian.

Naidina VP, Vorobiev VE, Pepeliaev YuV, Repenkova LG, Burakova LB. [Changes in lipid composition of human plasma and erythrocyte membranes due to sodium hydroxybutyrate and normobaric hyperoxia during bed rest] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):59-64. Russian. Note: Bed rest study.

Motin VG, Yasnetsov VV. [On the mechanism of antimotion sickness effects of mexidol] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Jan-Feb;44(1):64-6. Russian.

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