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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness January 21, 2011

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, January 21, 2011

The abstract in PubMed or at the publisher's site is linked when available and will open in a new window.

Spiering BA, Lee SM, Mulavara AP, Bentley JR, Buxton RE, Lawrence EL, Sinka J, Guilliams ME, Ploutz-Snyder LL, Bloomberg JJ. Test battery designed to quickly and safely assess diverse indices of neuromuscular function after unweighting. J Strength Cond Res. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.J. Bloomberg)

Turner RT, Iwaniec UT. Low dose parathyroid hormone maintains normal bone formation in adult male rats during rapid weight loss. Bone. 2011 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: R.T. Turner)

Cucinotta FA, Plante I, Ponomarev AL, Kim MH. Nuclear interactions in heavy ion transport and event-based risk models. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011 Jan 17. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: F.A. Cucinotta) Note: This article and the next five articles plus eight articles from the other section are epubs from Radiation Protection and Dosimetry. These articles plus several articles that appeared in previous lists will likely appear in a dedicated issue in the future.

Sowa MB, Goetz W, Baulch JE, Lewis AJ, Morgan WF. No evidence for a low linear energy transfer adaptive response in irradiated RKO cells. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: J.E. Baulch)

Plante I, Ponomarev A, Cucinotta FA. 3D visualisation of the stochastic patterns of the radial dose in nano-volumes by a Monte Carlo simulation of HZE ion track structure. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Pisacane VL, Dolecek QE, Malak H, Cucinotta FA, Zaider M, Rosenfeld AB, Rusek A, Sivertz M, Dicello JF. Microdosemeter instrument (MIDN) for assessing risk in space. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: V.L. Pisacane) Note: The flight of a prototype instrument on the MIDSTAR-1 spacecraft is briefly described in the article.

Hu S, Cucinotta FA. Modelling the way Ku binds DNA. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Hu S, Cucinotta FA. A cell kinetic model of granulopoiesis under radiation exposure: Extension from rodents to canines and humans. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec 31. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Chang AM, Scheer FA, Czeisler CA. The human circadian system adapts to prior photic history. J Physiol. 2011 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: C.A. Czeisler)

Salmi ML, ul Haque A, Bushart TJ, Stout SC, Roux SJ, Porterfield DM. Changes in gravity rapidly alter the magnitude and direction of a cellular calcium current. Planta. 2011 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: S.J. Roux; S.C. Stout, NASA Graduate Student Researcher Program; D.M. Porterfield)

Other papers of interest:

Lewis NC, Atkinson G, Lucas SJ, Grant EJ, Jones H, Tzeng YC, Horsman H, Ainslie PN. Is there diurnal variation in initial and delayed orthostatic hypotension during standing and head-up tilt? Chronobiol Int. 2011 Mar.;28(2):135-45.

Ulbrich C, Leder A, Pietsch J, Flick B, Wehland M, Grimm D. The impact of vascular endothelial growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor on cardiac fibroblasts grown under altered gravity conditions. Cell Physiol Biochem. 2010;26(6):1011-22. Epub 2011 Jan 4. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Miokovic T, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D, Belavy DL. Differential atrophy of the postero-lateral hip musculature during prolonged bed-rest and the influence of exercise countermeasures. J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Second Berlin Bed Rest Study.

Bajotto G, Sato Y, Kitaura Y, Shimomura Y. Effect of branched-chain amino acid supplementation during unloading on regulatory components of protein synthesis in atrophied soleus muscles. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Foletta VC, White LJ, Larsen AE, Leger B, Russell AP. The role and regulation of MAFbx/atrogin-1 and MuRF1 in skeletal muscle atrophy. Pflugers Arch. 2011 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Powers SK, Talbert EE, Adhihetty PJ. Reactive oxygen and nitrogen species as intracellular signals in skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 2011 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Trouvin AP, Goeb V. Receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand and osteoprotegerin: Maintaining the balance to prevent bone loss. Clin Interv Aging. 2010 Nov 19;5:345-54. Note: This article, a review of a pathway important in bone loss and formation, may be obtained online without charge.

Chen Y, Wang S, Bu S, Wang Y, Duan Y, Yang S. Treadmill training prevents bone loss by inhibition of PPARgamma expression but not promoting of Runx2 expression in ovariectomized rats. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Idkaidek N, Arafat T. Effect of microgravity on the pharmacokinetics of ibuprofen in humans. J Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article reports on a one-day bedrest study, not space flight research.

Probst A, Facius R, Wirth R, Wolf M, Moissl-Eichinger C. Recovery of Bacillus spore contaminants from rough surfaces: A challenge to cleanliness control of space missions. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Vann RD, Butler FK, Mitchell SJ, Moon RE. Decompression illness. Lancet. 2011 Jan 8;377(9760):153-64. Note: Review of this topic.

Grzanka L, Greilich S, Korcyl M, Jaekel O, Waligorski M, Olko P. The application of amorphous track models to study cell survival in heavy ions beams. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Watanabe R, Wada S, Funayama T, Kobayashi Y, Saito K, Furusawa Y. Monte Carlo simulation of radial distribution of DNA strand breaks along the C and Ne paths. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Suzuki K, Yamauchi M, Yamashita S. ATM-dependent cellular response to DNA double strand breaks plays a pivotal role in the maintenance of the integrity of the genome. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2011 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Sorokina SS, Zaichkina SI, Rozanova OM, Aptikaeva GF, Akhmadieva AK, Smirnova EN, Romanchenko SP, Vakhrusheva OA, Dyukina AR, Peleshko VN. Delayed effects of chronic low-dose high linear energy transfer (LET) radiation on mice in vivo. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Pignalosa D, Durante M. Cellular effects of energetic heavy ions: From DNA breaks to chromosomal rearrangements. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Dachev T, Spurny F, Ploc O. Characterization of the radiation environment by Liulin-type spectrometers. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Dachev T, Dimitrov P, Tomov B, Matviichuk Y, Spurny F, Ploc O, Brabcova K, Jadrnickova I. Liulin-type spectrometry-dosimetry instruments. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article lists some of the uses of these instruments on various space flights and balloon and aircraft flights.

Sato T, Watanabe R, Kase Y, Tsuruoka C, Suzuki M, Furusawa Y, Niita K. Analysis of cell-survival fractions for heavy-ion irradiations based on microdosimetric kinetic model implemented in the Particle and Heavy Ion Transport code System. Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2010 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Shimoshige H, Kobayashi H, Usami R. Inhibition of gene expression in Escherichia coli under hypergravity. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2011 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Qian AR, Wang L, Gao X, Zhang W, Hu LF, Han J, Li JB, Di SM, Shang P. Diamagnetic levitation causes changes in the morphology, cytoskeleton and focal adhesion proteins in osteocytes. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Yoshikawa HY, Rossetti FF, Kaufmann S, Kaindl T, Madsen J, Engel U, Lewis AL, Armes SP, Tanaka M. Quantitative evaluation of mechanosensing of cells on dynamically tunable hydrogels. J Am Chem Soc. 2011 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] Note: A graphic at the publisher's abstract (scroll down) illustrates the concept of this article.

Kim K, Shin J, Lee SH, Kweon HS, Maloof JN, Choi G. Phytochromes inhibit hypocotyl negative gravitropism by regulating the development of endodermal amyloplasts through phytochrome-interacting factors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Monshausen GB, Miller ND, Murphy AS, Gilroy S. Dynamics of auxin-dependent Ca(2+) and pH signaling in root growth revealed by integrating high-resolution imaging with automated computer vision-based analysis. Plant J. 2011 Jan;65(2):309-18. Epub 2010 Dec 16.







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