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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #679 4 January 2016

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Monday, January 4, 2016

Papers deriving from NASA support:

 

1

Anderson AP, Swan JG, Phillips SD, Knaus DA, Kattamis NT, Toutain-Kidd CM, Zegans ME, Fellows AM, Buckey JC.

Acute effects of changes to the gravitational vector on the eye.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Dec 10:jap.00730.2015. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26662052

PI: J.C. Buckey

Note: Parabolic flight results.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.056

Funding: "This work was supported by grant NNX13AD35A to the New Hampshire NASA Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research and by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NCC 9-58."

 

2

Ploutz-Snyder LL.

Evaluating countermeasures in spaceflight analogs.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Dec 10:jap.00860.2015. Review. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26662054

PI: L.L. Ploutz-Snyder

Journal Impact Factor: 3.056

Funding: No funding cited. The PI acknowledges both NSBRI and NASA for funding that contributed to ideas expressed in the paper.

 

3

Smith SM, Zwart SR.

Magnesium and space flight.

Nutrients. 2015 Dec 8;7(12):10209-22.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26670248

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.270

Funding: No funding cited. S.M. Smith is at NASA Johnson Space Center.

 

4

Bigley AB, Spielmann G, Agha N, O'Connor DP, Simpson RJ.

Dichotomous effects of latent CMV infection on the phenotype and functional properties of CD8+ T-cells and NK-cells.

Cell Immunol. 2015 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26651951

PIs: A.B. Bigley, R.J. Simpson

Journal Impact Factor: 1.924

Funding: "This work was supported by NASA Grant NNX12AB48G to R.J. Simpson and NSBRI Grant PF04307 to A.B. Bigley."

 

5

Davis CM, DeCicco-Skinner KL, Hienz RD.

Deficits in sustained attention and changes in dopaminergic protein levels following exposure to proton radiation are related to basal dopaminergic function.

PLoS One. 2015 Dec 10;10(12):e0144556.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26658810

PIs: C.M. Davis, R.D. Hienz

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.234

Funding: "Supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) through NASA cooperative agreement NCC 9-58, grants NBPF01604 (RDH), NBPF02802 (RDH), NBPF04201 (RDH), PF02602 (CMD), EO00010 (CMD), and NASA NNX15AC71G (CMD)." EO00010 is an NSBRI Career Development Award to Dr. Davis.

 

6

Hirsiger S, Koppelmans V, Mérillat S, Liem F, Erdeniz B, Seidler RD, Jäncke L.

Structural and functional connectivity in healthy aging: Associations for cognition and motor behavior.

Hum Brain Mapp. 2015 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26663386

PIs: R.D. Seidler; V. Koppelmans, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hbm.23067/abstract                 

Journal Impact Factor: 5.969

Funding: "Contract grant sponsor: Velux Stiftung; Contract grant number: project No. 369; Contract grant sponsor: University Research Priority Program (URPP) “Dynamics of Healthy Aging” of the University of Zurich; Contract grant sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Contract grant number: NNX11AR02G; Contract grant sponsor: National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI); Contract grant number: NCC 9-58, PF04101; Contract grant sponsor: Forschungskredit of the University of Zurich; Contract grant number: K-60240-04-01; Contract grant sponsor: Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF); Contract grant number: P1ZHP1_148690."

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Other papers of interest:

 

1

Wollseiffen P, Vogt T, Abeln V, Strüder HK, Askew CD, Schneider S.

Neuro-cognitive performance is enhanced during short periods of microgravity.

Physiol Behav. 2015 Dec 1;155:9-16. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26657021

Note: Parabolic flight results.

 

2

Hoffmann U, Moore AD Jr, Koschate J, Drescher U.

VO2 and HR kinetics before and after International Space Station missions.

Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26662601

Note: Tests were conducted before and after extended stays on the International Space Station.

 

3

Hallgren E, Migeotte PF, Kornilova L, Delière Q, Fransen E, Glukhikh D, Moore ST, Clément G, Diedrich A, MacDougall H, Wuyts FL.

Dysfunctional vestibular system causes a blood pressure drop in astronauts returning from space.

Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 16;5:17627.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26671177

Note: Study participants were cosmonauts recently returned from 6-month stays on the International Space Station. This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

4

Périard JD, Racinais S.

Performance and pacing during cycle exercise in hyperthermic and hypoxic conditions.

Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2015 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26656777

 

5

Koundal S, Gandhi S, Kaur T, Mazumder A, Khushu S.

"Omics" of high altitude biology: A urinary metabolomics biomarker study of rats under hypobaric hypoxia.

Omics. 2015 Dec;19(12):757-65.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26669710

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

6

Zemková E, Oddsson L.

Effects of stable and unstable resistance training in an altered-g environment on muscle power.

Int J Sports Med. 2015 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26667929

Note: A tilted environment was used to simulate altered gravity.

 

7

Gonzalez AM, Hoffman JR, Stout JR, Fukuda DH, Willoughby DS.

Intramuscular anabolic signaling and endocrine response following resistance exercise: Implications for muscle hypertrophy.

Sports Med. 2015 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26666743

 

8

Liang Y, Yang G, Liu F, Wang Y.

Monte Carlo simulation of ionizing radiation induced DNA strand breaks utilizing coarse grained high-order chromatin structures.

Phys Med Biol. 2016 Jan 7;61(1):445-60. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26675481

 

9

Baier B, Conrad J, Stephan T, Kirsch V, Vogt T, Wilting J, Müller-Forell W, Dieterich M.

Vestibular thalamus: Two distinct graviceptive pathways.

Neurology. 2015 Dec 11. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26659130

 

10

Laboissière R, Letievant JC, Ionescu E, Barraud PA, Mazzuca M, Cian C.

Relationship between spectral characteristics of spontaneous postural sway and motion sickness susceptibility.

PLoS One. 2015 Dec 14;10(12):e0144466.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26657203

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

11

Xu LH, Tang GR, Yang JJ, Liu HX, Li JC, Jiang ZL.

AVP modulation of the vestibular nucleus via V1b receptors potentially contributes to the development of motion sickness in rat.

Mol Brain. 2015 Dec 12;8:86.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26651338

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

12

Wang M, Liu H, Dong C, Fu Y, Liu H.

Elevated CO2 enhances photosynthetic efficiency, ions uptake and antioxidant activity of Gynura bicolor DC. grown porous-tube nutrient delivery system under simulated microgravity.

Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2015 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26669703

Note: A Horn-type Producer was used to simulate microgravity through rotation.

 

13

Tian Y, Ding L, Liu H, Li Y, Li D, Wang L.

Effects of EVA gloves on grip strength and fatigue under low temperature and low pressure.

Appl Ergon. 2016 Mar;53 Pt A:17-24. Epub 2015 Sep 2.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26674400

Note: The space environment was simulated by using low temperature and low pressure.

 

14

Prottengeier J, Petzoldt M, Jess N, Moritz A, Gall C, Schmidt J, Breuer G.

The effect of a standardised source of divided attention in airway management: A randomised, crossover, interventional manikin study.

Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2015 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26656770

Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used.

 

Note: The November 2015 issue of Microgravity Science and Technology is a topical issue on “Cell Mechano-biological Coupling.” Articles include:

 

15

Zheng H, Han F, Le J.

Higher plants in space: Microgravity perception, response, and adaptation.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):377-86.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9428-y

Note: Both short- and long-duration spaceflights are discussed.

 

16

Zhang Y, Zheng H.

Changes in plastid and mitochondria protein expression in Arabidopsis thaliana callus on board Chinese spacecraft SZ-8.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):387-401.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9431-3

Note: Shenzhou 8 results.

 

17

Hu L, Chen H, Dou X, Jin J, Sun W, Cai W.

A proteomic analysis of the upper and lower flanks of the base of rice shoot in the gravitropism.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):403-16.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9433-1

Note: Plants were placed horizontally for gravistimulation.

 

18

Chen L, Yang X, Cui X, Jiang M, Gui Y, Zhang Y, Luo X.

Adrenomedullin is a key protein mediating rotary cell culture system that induces the effects of simulated microgravity on human breast cancer cells.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):417-26.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9434-0

Note: A rotary cell culture system was used.

 

19

Chen H, Luo H, Liu J, Wang P, Dong D, Shang P, Zhao Y.

The distinctive sensitivity to microgravity of immune cell subpopulations.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):427-36.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9441-1

Note: A rotary bioreactor system was used.

 

20

Jin J, Chen H, Cai W.

Transcriptome analysis of Oryza sativa calli under microgravity.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):437-53.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9432-2

Note: Shenzhou 8 results.

 

21

Zhang J, Li J, Xu H, Yang P, Xie L, Qian A, Zhao Y, Shang P.

Responds of bone cells to microgravity: Ground-based research.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):455-64. Review.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9443-z

Note: Both spaceflight and ground-based studies are reviewed.

 

22

Ning L-N, Lei X-H, Cao Y-J, Zhang Y-F, Cao Z-H, Chen Q, Duan E-K.

Effect of short-term hypergravity treatment on mouse 2-cell embryo development.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):465-71.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9446-9

Note: Shi Jian 8 (SJ-8) satellite results.

 

23

Yang X, Sun L-W, Liang M, Wang X-N, Fan Y-B.

The response of wnt/ß-catenin signaling pathway in osteocytes under simulated microgravity.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):473-83.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9439-8

Note: Controlled rotation was used.

 

24

Zheng Z, Zou J, Li H, Xue S, Le J, Wang Y.

Dynamical and microrheological analysis of amyloplasts in the plant root gravity-sensing cells.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):485-93.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9445-x

 

25

Li H, Lu J, Sun Q, Chen Y, He D, Liu M.

Small RNA deep sequencing and the effects of microRNA408 on root gravitropic bending in Arabidopsis.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):495-503.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9444-y

Note: A 3-D clinostat was used.

 

26

Long M, Wang Y, Zheng H, Shang P, Duan E, Lü D.

Mechano-biological coupling of cellular responses to microgravity.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):505-14. Review.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9464-7

 

27

Wang C, Li N, Zhang C, Sun S, Gao Y, Long M.

Effects of simulated microgravity on functions of neutrophil-like HL-60 cells.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2015 Nov;27(6):515-27.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9473-6

Note: A rotary cell culture system (RCCS) bioreactor was used.

 

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