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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #662 28 August 2015

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015

Papers deriving from NASA support:

1
Hughes-Fulford M, Chang TT, Martinez EM, Li CF.
Spaceflight alters expression of microRNA during T-cell activation.
FASEB J. 2015 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26276131
PI: M. Hughes-Fulford
Note: ISS results.
Journal Impact Factor: 5.043
Funding: "This work was supported by a U.S. Veterans Affairs Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development Merit Review award to M. H. F., U.S. NASA Award NCC2-1361, NASA Award NNX09AH21G, CASIS, and primarily by U.S. National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging Grant 5UH3AG037628."

2
Berg-Johansen B, Liebenberg EC, Li A, Macias BR, Hargens AR, Lotz JC.
Spaceflight-induced bone loss alters failure mode and reduces bending strength in murine spinal segments.
J Orthop Res. 2015 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26285046
PIs: B.R. Macias, A.R. Hargens
Note: Bion-M1 results.
Journal Impact Factor: 2.986
Funding: "This work was supported by NASA grants NNX09AP11G, NNX13AM89G, and NNX14AP25G, as well as NSBRI grant NCC 9-58 and an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship."

3
Mahnert A, Vaishampayan P, Probst AJ, Auerbach A, Moissl-Eichinger C, Venkateswaran K, Berg G.
Cleanroom maintenance significantly reduces abundance but not diversity of indoor microbiomes.
PLoS One. 2015 Aug 14;10(8):e0134848.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26273838
Note: A cleanroom at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was used for the study. This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.234
Funding: "The study was funded by BioTechMed-Graz." K. Venkateswaran is at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

4
Arvedsen SK, Eiken O, Kolegard R, Petersen LG, Norsk P, Damgaard M.
Body height and arterial pressure in seated and supine young males during +2 G centrifugation.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2015 Aug 19:ajpregu.00524.2014. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26290109
Note: Centrifugation was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.106
Funding: No funding cited. P. Norsk is at NASA Johnson Space Center (USRA).

5
Latchney SE, Jiang Y, Petrik DP, Eisch AJ, Hsieh J.
Inducible knockout of Mef2a, -c, and -d from nestin-expressing stem/progenitor cells and their progeny unexpectedly uncouples neurogenesis and dendritogenesis in vivo.
FASEB J. 2015 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26286136
PI: A.J. Eisch
Journal Impact Factor: 5.043
Funding: "This work was funded by grants to A.J.E. from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse (016765, 023555), the NIH National Institute of Mental Health (107945), the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NNX12AB55G, NNX15AE09G), and grants to J.H. from the NIH National Institute on Aging (032383, 041815), the NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (076775, 038572, 081203), the Welch Foundation (I-1660), and the Texas Institute for Brain Injury and Repair. S.E.L. was supported by an institutional training grant from NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse (T32DA00722; Principle Investigator, A.J.E.)."

6
Nzabarushimana E, Prior S, Miousse IR, Pathak R, Allen AR, Latendresse J, Olsen RHJ, Raber J, Hauer-Jensen M, Nelson GA, Koturbash I.
Combined exposure to protons and 56Fe leads to overexpression of Il13 and reactivation of repetitive elements in the mouse lung.
Life Sci Space Res. 2015 Aug 18. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552415000759
PIs: J. Raber; G.A. Nelson/A.R. Allen/J. Raber/NSCOR; M. Boerma/M. Hauer-Jensen/G.A. Nelson/I. Koturbash/Center for Research on Cardiac, Vascular, and Acute Effects of Space Radiation
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: "The study was supported in part by National Institute of Health Center of Biological Research Excellence, grant# 1P20GM109005; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, grant# NNX10AD59G (GAN); Arkansas Space Grant Consortium through National Aeronautics and Space Administration, grant# NNX13AB29A (RP); NNJ12ZSA001N (JR), NIH/UAMS Clinical and Translational Science Award UL1TR000039 and KL2TR000063, the Arkansas Biosciences Institute, the major research component of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000, and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCC 9-58, grant# RE03701."

7
Petersen N, Thieschafer L, Ploutz-Snyder L, Damann V, Mester J.
Reliability of a new test battery for fitness assessment of the European astronaut corps.
Extrem Physiol Med. 2015 Aug 14;4:12.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26273431
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal.
Funding: No funding cited. L. Ploutz-Snyder is at NASA Johnson Space Center (USRA).

8
Vanegas DC, Clark G, Cannon AE, Roux S, Chaturvedi P, McLamore ES.
A self-referencing biosensor for real-time monitoring of physiological ATP transport in plant systems.
Biosens Bioelectron. 2015 Dec 15;74:37-44. Epub 2015 May 29.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26094038
PI: S.J. Roux
Journal Impact Factor: 6.409
Funding: "The authors would like to thank the Colombian funding agencies Colfuturo y Colciencias (No. 001375882), the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department of the University of Florida, and the UF Early Career Award (USDA/NIFAHatch Project No. FLA-ABE-005062) for the financial support. This study was also supported by NASA grant NAG10-295 to S.J.R. and G.C."

9
Clark GB, Morgan RO, Fernandez MP, Salmi ML, Roux SJ.
Breakthroughs spotlighting roles for extracellular nucleotides and apyrases in stress responses and growth and development.
Plant Sci. 2014 Aug;225:107-16. Epub 2014 Jun 11.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25017166
PI: S.J. Roux
Journal Impact Factor: 3.607
Funding: "This work was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (IOS 0718890 to S.J.R. and G.C.) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NNX13AM54G to S.J.R. and G.C.); University of Oviedo Research Promotion Program (Ref. UNOV-12-MA-05) and Principality of Asturias Economy and Employment Council for Research, Development & Innovation projects (Ref. SV-PA-13-ECOEMP-69) to M.P.F. and R.O.M."

10
Blancaflor EB (Editor).
Plant gravitropism: Methods and protocols. Methods in molecular biology series, vol. 1309.
New York: Springer; 2015. 326 p.
http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-1-4939-2697-8
PI: E.B. Blancaflor
Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable
Funding: The researcher reports funding under NASA grant NNX12AM94G.

11
Gilkey KM, Olson SL.
Evaluation of the oxygen concentrator prototypes: Pressure swing adsorption prototype and electrochemical prototype.
Cleveland, OH: NASA Glenn Research Center, 2015 Mar. 42 p. Report No.: NASA/TM-2015-218709.
http://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=20150011038&hterms=20150011038&qs=N%3D0%26Ntk%3DAll%26Ntx%3Dmode%2Bmatchallany%26Ntt%3D20150011038
PIs: J.A. Ritter, S.L. Olson
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable
Funding: "The development of the pressure swing adsorption prototype was done by Chart Industries under the NSBRI Ritter Grant (Grant number NCC 9-58-SMST0200 2009-2013). The electrochemical prototype was developed by Lynntech, Inc. under SBIR Contract NNX10CA96C “Portable Cathode-Air-Vapor Feed Electrochemical Medical Oxygen Concentrator,” February 5, 2010-February 4, 2013." The researcher reports funding through Directed Research.
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Other papers of interest:

1
Gao Y, Li S, Xu D, Wang J, Sun Y.
Changes in apoptotic microRNA and mRNA expression profiling in Caenorhabditis elegans during the Shenzhou-8 mission.
J Radiat Res. 2015 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26286471
Note: Shenzhou-8 results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

2
Rouble AN, Storey KB.
Characterization of the SIRT family of NAD-dependent protein deacetylases in the context of a mammalian model of hibernation, the thirteen-lined ground squirrel.
Cryobiology. 2015 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26277038

3
Chiarovano E, de Waele C, MacDougall HG, Rogers SJ, Burgess AM, Curthoys IS.
Maintaining balance when looking at a virtual reality three-dimensional display of a field of moving dots or at a virtual reality scene.
Front Neurol. 2015;6:164. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26284023
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

4
Martin-Yebra A, Caiani EG, Monasterio V, Pellegrini A, Laguna P, Martinez JP.
Evaluation of T-wave alternans activity under stress conditions after 5 d and 21 d of sedentary head-down bed rest.
Physiol Meas. 2015 Aug 19;36(10):2041-55. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26289679
Note: Bed rest study.

5
Stowie AC, Glass JD.
Longitudinal study of changes in daily activity rhythms over the lifespan in individual male and female C57BL/6J mice.
J Biol Rhythms. 2015 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26271539

6
Schneider S, Vogt T, Abeln V.
Exercise in space: Physical and mental benefit.
In: Sports Performance. Kanosue K, Nagami T, Tsuchiya J, editors. Tokyo: Springer Japan, 2015. p. 223-43.
http://www.springer.com/us/book/9784431553144

7
Svejgaard B, Wehland M, Ma X, Kopp S, Sahana J, Warnke E, Aleshcheva G, Hemmersbach R, Hauslage J, Grosse J, Bauer J, Corydon TJ, Islam T, Infanger M, Grimm D.
Common effects on cancer cells exerted by a random positioning machine and a 2D clinostat.
PLoS One. 2015 Aug 14;10(8):e0135157.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26274317
Note: A random positioning machine and a 2D clinostat were used. This article may be obtained online without charge.

8
Habazettl H, Stahn A, Nitsche A, Nordine M, Pries AR, Gunga H, Opatz O.
Microvascular responses to (hyper-)gravitational stress by short-arm human centrifuge: arteriolar vasoconstriction and venous pooling.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26280651
Note: A short-arm centrifuge was used.

9
de Moura-Jucć RV, Noguti KL, Bianchi E, Simões DL, Mattiello-Sverzut AC.
Effect of rehabilitation protocols on muscle function and morphology following hindlimb disuse in weanling rats.
Histol Histopathol. 2015 Aug 14:11653. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26274892
Note: Hindlimbs were immobilized by tibio-tarsal articulation maintained at maximum plantar flexion. This article may be obtained online without charge.

10
El-Hamad F, Lambert EA, Abbott D, Baumert M.
Relation between QT interval variability and muscle sympathetic nerve activity in normal subjects.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Aug 14:ajpheart.00230.2015. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26276814

11
Mobley CB, Hornberger TA, Fox CD, Healy JC, Ferguson BS, Lowery RP, McNally RM, Lockwood CM, Stout JR, Kavazis AN, Wilson JM, Roberts MD.
Effects of oral phosphatidic acid feeding with or without whey protein on muscle protein synthesis and anabolic signaling in rodent skeletal muscle.
J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2015;12:32. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26279644
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

12
Čobeljić R, Miljković N, Ribarić-Jankes K, Svirtlih L.
A paradigm of galvanic vestibular stimulation diminishes the soleus muscle H-reflex in healthy volunteers.
Spinal Cord. 2015 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26282493

13
Metzger TA, Schwaner SA, LaNeve AJ, Kreipke TC, Niebur GL.
Pressure and shear stress in trabecular bone marrow during whole bone loading.
J Biomech. 2015 Aug 7:Bmd1500569. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26283413

14
Alp M, Parihar VK, Limoli CL, Cucinotta FA.
Irradiation of neurons with high-energy charged particles: An in silico modeling approach.
PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Aug 7;11(8):e1004428.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26252394
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

15
Gu Y, Cheng Z, Yang L, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE.
Multisensory convergence of visual and vestibular heading cues in the pursuit area of the frontal eye field.
Cereb Cortex. 2015 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26286917

16
Chen DJ, Bao B, Zhao Y, So RH.
Visually induced motion sickness when viewing visual oscillations of different frequencies along the fore-and-aft axis: Keeping velocity versus amplitude constant.
Ergonomics. 2015 Aug 17:1-33. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26280175

17
Arrabito GR, Ho G, Aghaei B, Burns C, Hou M.
Sustained attention in auditory and visual monitoring tasks: Evaluation of the administration of a rest break or exogenous vibrotactile signals.
Hum Factors. 2015 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26276365

18
Wheelock A, Suliman A, Wharton R, Babu ED, Hull L, Vincent C, Sevdalis N, Arora S.
The impact of operating room distractions on stress, workload, and teamwork.
Ann Surg. 2015 Jun;261(6):1079-84.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26291954
Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used.

19
Zhao D, He Z, Vingrys AJ, Bui BV, Nguyen CT.
The effect of intraocular and intracranial pressure on retinal structure and function in rats.
Physiol Rep. 2015 Aug;3(8).
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26290528
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

20
Li L, Xie B, Dong C, Hu D, Wang M, Liu G, Liu H.
Rearing Tenebrio molitor L. (Coleptera: Tenebrionidae) in the “Lunar Palace 1” during a 105-day multi-crew closed integrative BLSS experiment.
Life Sci Space Res. 2015 Aug 20. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552415000760
Note: Results are from the Lunar Palace 1 closed bioregnerative life support system.

21
Donaldson LA, Nanayakkara B, Radotić K, Djikanovic-Golubović D, Mitrovic A, Bogdanović Pristov J, Simonović Radosavljević J, Kalauzi A.
Xylem parenchyma cell walls lack a gravitropic response in conifer compression wood.
Planta. 2015 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26287313

22
Ogawa H, Oka K.
Direction-specific adaptation in neuronal and behavioral responses of an insect mechanosensory system.
J Neurosci. 2015 Aug 19;35(33):11644-55.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26290241

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