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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #677 11 December 2015

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, December 11, 2015

Papers deriving from NASA support:

1

Venkateswaran K, Vaishampayan P, Cisneros J, Pierson DL, Rogers SO, Perry J.

International Space Station environmental microbiome - Microbial inventories of ISS filter debris.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2014;98(14):6453-66.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24695826

PI: K. Venkateswaran

Note: ISS results.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.043

Funding: "Part of the research described in this publication was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with NASA. This research was funded by a 2012 Space Biology NNH12ZTT001N grant # 19-12829-26 under Task Order NNN13D111T award to K. Venkateswaran. J. Cisneros, a Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation – Bridge to the Doctorate (LSAMP-BD) fellow, was supported by the LSAMP-BD (Cohort X) program (National Science Foundation grant # HRD-1246662)."

2

Martin DS, Lee SMC, Stein SP, Stenger MB, Feiveson AH, Matz TP, Caine TL, Scott J, Westby CM, Platts SH.

Pilot study to evaluate a novel non-invasive technology to measure peripheral venous pressure.

Houston, TX: NASA Johnson Space Center, 2015 Apr. 22 p. NASA/TM-2015-218572.

http://ston.jsc.nasa.gov/collections/TRS/_techrep/TM-2015-218572.pdf

Note: This report may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication

Funding: No funding cited. A.H. Feiveson and S.H. Platts are at NASA Johnson Space Center.

3

Niwa O, Barcellos-Hoff MH, Globus RK, Harrison JD, Hendry JH, Jacob P, Martin MT, Seed TM, Shay JW, Story MD, Suzuki K, Yamashita S.

ICRP Publication 131: Stem cell biology with respect to carcinogenesis aspects of radiological protection.

Ann ICRP. 2015 Dec;44(3-4):7-357.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26637346 

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal.

Funding: No funding cited. R.K. Globus is at NASA Ames Research Center

4

Curtis SB.

Introduction to track structure and z*22.

THREE. 2015 Nov 20.

https://three.jsc.nasa.gov/articles/Track-Structure-SCurtis.pdf

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable

Funding: No funding cited. THREE is a publication of the NASA Johnson Space Center Space Radiation Program Element.

5

Klerman EB, Dinges DF, Ohnesorge KK, Whitmire A.

Summary report: Sleep on Earth and in space: Risk factors, health and performance outcomes, and countermeasures.

Houston, TX: NASA Johnson Space Center, 2015 Aug. 20 p. NASA/TM-2015-218588.

http://ston.jsc.nasa.gov/collections/TRS/_techrep/TM-2015-218588.pdf

Note: Report on "Sleep in Space," a collaborative workshop of the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) and the Behavioral Health and Performance Element (BHP) in the NASA Human Research Program (HRP), held in September 2014. The report provides presentation summaries and recommendations for current and future space missions. This report may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication

Funding: No funding cited.

6

Smith-Jentsch KA, Sierra MJ, Weaver SJ, Bedwell WL, Dietz AS, Carter-Berenson D, Oglesby J, Fiore SM, Salas E.

Training "the right stuff": An assessment of team training needs for long-duration spaceflight crews.

Houston, TX: NASA Johnson Space Center, 2015 Sep. 62 p. NASA/TM-2015-218589.

http://ston.jsc.nasa.gov/collections/TRS/_techrep/TM-2015-218589.pdf 

PI: E. Salas

Note: This report may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication

Funding: "This work was supported by a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (#NNX09AK48G)."

7

Roy R, Bassham DC.

Gravitropism and lateral root emergence are dependent on the trans-Golgi network protein TNO1.

Front Plant Sci. 2015 Nov 12;6:969.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26617617

PI: D.C. Bassham

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.948

Funding: "This work was supported by a grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (grant no. NNX09AK78G) to DB."

8

Menezes AA, Montague MG, Cumbers J, Hogan JA, Arkin AP.

Grand challenges in space synthetic biology.

J R Soc Interface. 2015 Dec 6;12(113).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26631337

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.917

Funding: "This work was not directly supported by any funding agency." J. Cumbers and J.A. Hogan are at NASA Ames Research Center.

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Other papers of interest:

1

Riwaldt S, Bauer J, Pietsch J, Braun M, Segerer J, Schwarzwälder A, Corydon TJ, Infanger M, Grimm D.

The importance of caveolin-1 as key-regulator of three-dimensional growth in thyroid cancer cells cultured under real and simulated microgravity conditions.

Int J Mol Sci. 2015 Nov 30;16(12):28296-310.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26633361

Note: ISS results. A random positioning machine was used for ground studies. This article may be obtained online without charge.

2

Van Ombergen A, Lawson BD, Wuyts FL.

Motion sickness and sopite syndrome associated with parabolic flights: A case report.

Int J Audiol. 2015 Dec 1:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26624575

Note: Parabolic flight results.

3

Neef M, Ecke M, Hampp R.

Real-time recording of cytosolic calcium levels in Arabidopsis thaliana cell cultures during parabolic flights.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Jul;27(4):305-12.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9461-x

Note: Parabolic flight results.

4

Bonato F, Bubka A, Krueger WW.

A wearable device providing a visual fixation point for the alleviation of motion sickness symptoms.

Mil Med. 2015 Dec;180(12):1268-72.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26633672

5

Jamon M.

The development of vestibular system and related functions in mammals: Impact of gravity.

Front Integr Neurosci. 2014 Feb 7;8:11.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24570658

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

6

Naranjo EN, Cleworth TW, Allum JH, Inglis JT, Lea J, Westerberg BD, Carpenter MG.

Vestibulo-spinal and vestibulo-ocular reflexes are modulated when standing with increased postural threat.

J Neurophysiol. 2015 Dec 2:jn.00626.2015. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26631147 

7

Yoder RM, Taube JS.

The vestibular contribution to the head direction signal and navigation.

Front Integr Neurosci. 2014 Apr 22;8:32.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24795578

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

8

Choi WJ, Lee K, Kim YK, Song KJ, Jeong SM, Hwang GS.

Vagolytic atropine attenuates cerebral vasodilation response during acute orthostatic hypotension.

Korean J Anesthesiol. 2015 Dec;68(6):594-602. Epub 2015 Nov 25.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26634084

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

9

Littleton S, Lydwick D, Sarafova S.

Altered immune function in space: Implications of a gravity sensitive cytoskeleton.

Explorations. 2015;10:28-44. Review.

http://uncw.edu/csurf/Explorations/documents/AlteredImmuneFunctioninSpace.pdf

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. Explorations: Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities for the State of North Carolina is peer-reviewed and is a companion to the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium. 

10

Leonard KC, Albury ANJ.

To fly or not to fly? An observation of the effects of simulated microgravity on the flight muscles of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus.

Explorations. 2015;10:22-7.

http://uncw.edu/csurf/Explorations/documents/ToFlyorNottoFly.pdf

Note: Clinorotation was used. This article may be obtained online without charge. Explorations: Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities for the State of North Carolina is peer-reviewed and is a companion to the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium. 

11

Tanaka M, Nakanishi R, Murakami S, Fujita N, Kondo H, Ishihara A, Roy RR, Fujino H.

Effectiveness of daily eccentric contractions induced via kilohertz frequency transcutaneous electrical stimulation on muscle atrophy.

Acta Histochem. 2015 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26627335

12

Landrein B, Kiss A, Sassi M, Chauvet A, Das P, Cortizo M, Laufs P, Takeda S, Aida M, Traas J, Vernoux T, Boudaoud A, Hamant O.

Mechanical stress contributes to the expression of the STM homeobox gene in Arabidopsis shoot meristems.

Elife. 2015 Dec 1;4.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26623515

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

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