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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #704 24 June 2016 (Space Life Science Research Results)

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 24, 2016

 

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Papers deriving from NASA support:

 

1

Reid MB.

Reactive oxygen species as agents of fatigue.

Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27285492

PI: M.B. Reid

Journal Impact Factor: 4.041

Funding: "Research by the author in this field has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute."

 

2

Snijders T, Nederveen JP, Parise G.

Are satellite cells lost during short-term disuse-induced muscle fiber atrophy?

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Jun 15;120(12):1490.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27306844  

Note: This letter refers to: Arentson-Lantz E, English KL, Paddon-Jones D, Fry CS. 14 days of bed rest induces a decline in satellite cell content and robust atrophy of skeletal muscle fibers in middle-aged adults. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Apr 15;120(8):965-75. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26796754, which appeared in SPACELINE Current List #684. See below for authors’ reply.

 

3

Arentson-Lantz EJ, Paddon-Jones D, Fry CS.

The intersection of disuse-induced muscle atrophy and satellite cell content: Reply to Snijders, Nederveen, and Parise.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Jun 15;120(12):1491.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27306845

PI: D. Paddon-Jones

Note: Bed rest study. This letter responds to the letter above by T. Snijders, JP Nederveen, G Parise. Are satellite cells lost during short-term disuse-induced muscle fiber atrophy? J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Jun 15;120(12):1490. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27306844. The original citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #684:  Arentson-Lantz E, English KL, Paddon-Jones D, Fry CS. 14 days of bed rest induces a decline in satellite cell content and robust atrophy of skeletal muscle fibers in middle-aged adults. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Apr 15;120(8):965-75. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26796754. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.056

Funding: From the original article: "Funded by NSBRI grant NNJ08ZSA002N, NIH R01NR012973 (D Paddon-Jones)…"

 

4

Kozlowski SWJ, Mak S, Chao GT.

Team-centric leadership: An integrative review.

Annu Rev Organ Psychol Organ Behav. 2016;3(1):21-54. Review.

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-orgpsych-041015-062429

PI: S.W.J. Kozlowski

Journal Impact Factor: 4.478

Funding: "We gratefully acknowledge the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ; 1R18HS020295-01, R. Fernandez, Principal Investigator, S.W.J. Kozlowski, Co-Investigator and HS022458-01A1, R. Fernandez, Principal Investigator, G.T. Chao, Co-Investigator), the Army Research Institute (ARI; W911NF-14-1-0026, S.W.J. Kozlowski and G.T. Chao, Principal Investigators), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA; NNX13AM77G, S.W.J. Kozlowski, Principal Investigator), and the National Science Foundation (NSF; S.W.J. Kozlowski and G.T. Chao, Principal Investigators) for support that, in part, assisted the composition of this review."

 

5

Santoro JM, Dixon AJ, Chang C-H, Kozlowski SWJ.

Measuring and monitoring the dynamics of team cohesion: Methods, emerging tools, and advanced technologies.

In: Team Cohesion: Advances in Psychological Theory, Methods and Practice. Research on Managing Groups and Teams. Vol 17. Bingley, U.K.: Emerald Group, 2015. p. 115-45.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/S1534-085620150000017006

PI: S.W.J. Kozlowski

Funding: "We gratefully acknowledge the Army Research Institute (ARI; W911NF-14-l-0026, S. W. J. Kozlowski and G. T. Chao, Principal Investigators), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA; NNXO 9AK47G, NNX12AR15G, and NNX13AM77G, S. W. J. Kozlowski, Principal Investigator, S. Biswas and C.-H. Chang, Co-Investigators), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Command Decision Making (CDM) Program (N00014-09-l-0519, S. W. J. Kozlowski and G. T. Chao, Principal Investigators) for support that, in part, assisted the composition of this chapter."

 

6

Menon SS, Uppal M, Randhawa S, Cheema MS, Aghdam N, Usala RL, Ghosh SP, Cheema AK, Dritschilo A.

Radiation metabolomics: Current status and future directions.

Front Oncol. 2016 Feb 2;6:20.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26870697

PI: M. Boerma/NSBRI Center for Research on Cardiac, Vascular, and Acute Effects of Space Radiation

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal

Funding: "The authors would like to acknowledge funding from NASA-NSBRI RE0370 to AC."

 

7

Goel N.

Probing personalized genetic platforms for novel molecular clues for circadian chronotype.

Ann Transl Med. 2016 May;4(10):207.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27294243

PI: N. Goel

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal

Funding: "This work was supported by the Office of Naval Research [N00014-11-1-0361 to N.G.]; and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NNX14AN49G to N.G.]."

 

8

Dauzart AJC, Vandenbrink JP, Kiss JZ.

The effects of clinorotation on the host plant, Medicago truncatula, and its microbial symbionts.

Front Astron Space Sci. 2016;3. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/Abstract.aspx?s=265&name=cosmology&ART_DOI=10.3389/fspas.2016.00003

Note: Clinorotation was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal

Funding: "Financial support for this project was provided by NASA grant NNX15AK39A."

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Other papers of interest:

 

1

Townsend R, Elliott-Sale KJ, Jessica Pinto A, Thomas C, Scott JP, Currell K, Fraser WD, Sale C.

Parathyroid hormone secretion is controlled by both ionised calcium and phosphate during exercise and recovery in men.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Jun 13:jc20161848. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27294328

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

2

Booth FW, Ruegsegger GN, Olver TD.

Exercise has a bone to pick with skeletal muscle.

Cell Metab. 2016 Jun 14;23(6):961-2.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27304494

Note: This article is a comment on the article below by Mera P, et al. Osteocalcin signaling in myofibers is necessary and sufficient for optimum adaptation to exercise. Cell Metab. 2016 Jun 14;23(6): 1078-92. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27304508

 

3

Mera P, Laue K, Ferron M, Confavreux C, Wei J, Galán-Diez M, Lacampagne A, Mitchell SJ, Mattison JA, Chen Y, Bacchetta J, Szulc P, Kitsis RN, de Cabo R, Friedman RA, Torsitano C, McGraw TE, Puchowicz M, Kurland I, Karsenty G.

Osteocalcin signaling in myofibers is necessary and sufficient for optimum adaptation to exercise.

Cell Metab. 2016 Jun 14;23(6):1078-92.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27304508

Note: See also the Comment above by Booth FW, Ruegsegger GN, Olver TD. Exercise has a bone to pick with skeletal muscle. Cell Metab. 2016 Jun 14;23(6):961-2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27304494. This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

4

Clément G, Paloski WH, Rittweger J, Linnarsson D, Bareille MP, Mulder E, Wuyts FL, Zange J.

Centrifugation as a countermeasure during bed rest and dry immersion: What has been learned?

J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2016 Jun 7;16(2):84-91.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27282452

Note: From the publisher: "The PDF of this article was initially published with incorrect text and references. This was corrected on June 21, 2016."

 

5

Itoh Y, Murakami T, Mori T, Agata N, Kimura N, Inoue-Miyazu M, Hayakawa K, Hirano T, Sokabe M, Kawakami K.

Training at non-damaging intensities facilitates recovery from muscle atrophy.

Muscle Nerve. 2016 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27301985

Note: Hindlimb unloading was used.

 

6

Lin X, Hanson E, Betik AC, Brennan-Speranza TC, Hayes A, Levinger I.

Hindlimb immobilization, but not castration, induces reduction of undercarboxylated osteocalcin associated with muscle atrophy in rats.

J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Jun 13. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27291707

Note: Immobilization was accomplished by splinting the right hindlimb.

 

7

Sun Y, Ferguson BS, Rogatzki MJ, McDonald JR, Gladden LB.

Muscle NIRS signals vs. venous blood hemoglobin oxygen saturation in skeletal muscle.

Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27285495

 

8

Vernooij CA, Reynolds RF, Lakie M.

Physiological tremor reveals how thixotropy adapts skeletal muscle for posture and movement.

R Soc Open Sci. 2016 May 4;3(5):160065.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27293785

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

9

Dela Cruz A, Grynpas MD, Mitchell J.

Overexpression of Gα11 in osteoblast lineage cells suppresses the osteoanabolic response to intermittent PTH and exercise.

Calcif Tissue Int. 2016 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27300035

 

10

Kanaya K, Iba K, Dohke T, Okazaki S, Yamashita T.

TRPV1, ASICs and P2X2/3 expressed in bone cells simultaneously regulate bone metabolic markers in ovariectomized mice.

J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2016 Jun 1;16(2):145-51.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27282458

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

11

Newman DP, Lockley SW, Loughnane GM, Martins AC, Abe R, Zoratti MT, Kelly SP, O'Neill MH, Rajaratnam SM, O'Connell RG, Bellgrove MA.

Ocular exposure to blue-enriched light has an asymmetric influence on neural activity and spatial attention.

Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 13;6:27754.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27291291

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

12

Bulavin IV.

[Cytoskeleton orientation in the epidermal cells of roots formed de novo on leaf explants under clinorotation].

Tsitol Genet. 2016 Mar-Apr;50(2):58-64. Russian.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27281926

Note: Clinorotation was used.

 

13

Manzano AI, Herranz R, Manzano A, Van Loon JJWA, Medina FJ.

Early effects of altered gravity environments on plant cell growth and cell proliferation: Characterization of morphofunctional nucleolar types in an Arabidopsis cell culture system.

Front Astron Space Sci. 2016;3. Epub 2016 Feb 5.

http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/Abstract.aspx?s=265&name=cosmology&ART_DOI=10.3389/fspas.2016.00002

Note: A Random Positioning Machine and a Large Diameter Centrifuge were used. This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

14

Suzuki H, Yokawa K, Nakano S, Yoshida Y, Fabrissin I, Okamoto T, Baluska F, Koshiba T.

Root cap-dependent gravitropic U-turn of maize root requires light-induced auxin biosynthesis via the YUC pathway in the root apex.

J Exp Bot. 2016 Jun 15. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27307546

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

15

van Loon JJWA.

Centrifuges for microgravity simulation. The Reduced Gravity Paradigm.

Front Astron Space Sci. 2016;3. Epub 2016 Jun 10.

http://www.frontiersin.org/Journal/Abstract.aspx?s=265&name=cosmology&ART_DOI=10.3389/fspas.2016.00021

Note: From the abstract: "This Reduced Gravity Paradigm, RGP is based on the premise that adaptations seen going from a hypergravity level to a lower gravity are similar as changes seen going from unit gravity to microgravity." This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

16

McInnis I, Murray S, Serio-Melvin M, Aden JK, Mann-Salinas E, Chung KK, Huzar T, Wolf S, Nemeth C, Pamplin JC.

Comparing the workload perceptions of identifying patient condition and priorities of care among burn providers in three burn ICUs.

J Burn Care Res. 2016 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27306721

Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used.

 

 

Please note: The June issue of Microgravity Science and Technology is a topical issue dedicated to space life sciences research performed at the European Space Agency’s (ESA) ground-based facilities. Several articles were published ahead of print and have appeared previously in SPACELINE Current Awareness Lists; however, all of the articles are collected here with prior listings noted.

 

17

Hemmersbach R, Ngo-Anh J, Zell M.

Topical issue on ground-based facilities (GBF): Results and experiences from ESA’s Ground-Based Facilities Programme in Space Life Sciences.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):189.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9482-5

Note: Introduction to the Topical issue on ground-based facilities (GBF): Results and experiences from ESA’s Ground-Based Facilities Programme in Space Life Sciences.

 

18

Brungs S, Egli M, Wuest SL, M. Christianen PC, van Loon JJWA, Ngo-Anh TJ, Hemmersbach R.

Facilities for simulation of microgravity in the ESA ground-based facility programme.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):191-203. Epub 2016 Jan 14.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9471-8 

Note: ESA available methods for microgravity simulation include magnetic levitation, clinostats, and a random positioning machine. This citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #682.

 

19

Frett T, Petrat G, van Loon JJWA, Hemmersbach R, Anken R.

Hypergravity facilities in the ESA Ground-Based Facility Program – Current research activities and future tasks.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):205-14.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9462-9

Note: Centrifuges used by the ESA Ground-Based Facility Program are discussed.

 

20

Rabbow E, Parpart A, Reitz G.

The planetary and space simulation facilities at DLR Cologne.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):215-29.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9448-7

Note: This article reviews facilities used by Deutschen Zentrums für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) for astrobiology experiments.

 

21

Brungs S, Petrat G, von der Wiesche M, Anken R, Kolanus W, Hemmersbach R.

Simulating parabolic flight like g-profiles on ground – A combination of centrifuge and clinostat.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):231-5.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9458-5

Note: A Short-Arm Human Centrifuge and a photomultiplier tube clinostat were used.

 

22

Aleshcheva G, Bauer J, Hemmersbach R, Egli M, Wehland M, Grimm D.

Tissue engineering of cartilage on ground-based facilities.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):237-45. Epub 2015 Dec 29.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9479-0

Note: A fast-rotating clinostat was used. This citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #682.

 

23

Warnke E, Kopp S, Wehland M, Hemmersbach R, Bauer J, Pietsch J, Infanger M, Grimm D.

Thyroid cells exposed to simulated microgravity conditions – Comparison of the fast rotating clinostat and the random positioning machine.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):247-60. Review.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9456-7

Note: A 2D clinostat and a Random Positioning Machine were used.

 

24

Wehland M, Warnke E, Frett T, Hemmersbach R, Hauslage J, Ma X, Aleshcheva G, Pietsch J, Bauer J, Grimm D.

The impact of hypergravity and vibration on gene and protein expression of thyroid cells.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):261-74. Epub 2016 Apr 7.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9474-5

Note: Centrifugation and the Vibraplex vibration platform were used. This citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #695.

 

25

Unruh E, Brungs S, Langer S, Bornemann G, Frett T, Hansen P-D.

Comprehensive study of the influence of altered gravity on the oxidative burst of mussel (Mytilus edulis) hemocytes.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):275-85.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9438-9

Note: Parabolic flight results. A photomultiplier tube clinostat and a Short-Arm Human Centrifuge were used. The study is part of the BIOLAB TripleLux-B experiments which will be conducted onboard the ISS.

 

26

Shinde V, Brungs S, Hescheler J, Hemmersbach R.

Pipette-based method to study embryoid body formation derived from mouse and human pluripotent stem cells partially recapitulating early embryonic development under simulated microgravity conditions.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):287-95. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9469-2

Note: A 2-D clinostat was used. This citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #682.

 

27

Schüler O, Krause L, Görög M, Hauslage J, Kesseler L, Böhmer M, Hemmersbach R.

ARADISH - Development of a standardized plant growth chamber for experiments in gravitational biology using ground based facilities.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):297-305.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9454-9

 

28

Wang H, Li X, Krause L, Görög M, Schüler O, Hauslage J, Hemmersbach R, Kircher S, Lasok H, Haser T, Rapp K, Schmidt J, Yu X, Pasternak T, Aubry-Hivet D, Tietz O, Dovzhenko A, Palme K, Ditengou FA.

Erratum to: 2-D Clinostat for simulated microgravity experiments with Arabidopsis seedlings.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):307.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-016-9503-z

Note: From the Erratum notice: "Due to an oversight in issue building the article Wang et al.: 2-D Clinostat for Simulated Microgravity Experiments with Arabidopsis Seedlings Microgravity Sci. Technol. 2016 Apr;28(1):59–66. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9478-1 was published in an earlier issue instead of being included in this "Topical issue on Ground-Based Facilities."" The citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #678.

 

29

Kamal KY, Herranz R, van Loon JJWA, Christianen PCM, Medina FJ.

Evaluation of simulated microgravity environments induced by diamagnetic levitation of plant cell suspension cultures.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):309-17. Epub 2015 Nov 20.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9472-7

Note: Magnetic levitation was used. This citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #678.

 

30

Fengler S, Spirer I, Neef M, Ecke M, Hauslage J, Hampp R.

Changes in gene expression of Arabidopsis thaliana cell cultures upon exposure to real and simulated partial-g forces.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):319-29.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9452-y

Note: Parabolic flight results. A clinostat was used during the partial-g simulations.

 

31

Neef M, Denn T, Ecke M, Hampp R.

Intracellular calcium decreases upon hyper gravity-treatment of Arabidopsis thaliana cell cultures.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):331-6.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9457-6

Note: Centrifugation was used.

 

32

Fischer J, Schoppmann K, Knie M, Laforsch C.

Responses of microcrustaceans to simulated microgravity (2D-clinorotation) – Preliminary assessments for the development of Bioregenerative Life Support Systems (BLSS).

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):337-44. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-015-9470-9

Note: A 2-D clinostat was used. This citation appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #682.

 

33

Knie M, Schoppmann K, Eck H, Ribeiro BW, Laforsch C.

The "Daphnia" Lynx Mark I suborbital flight experiment: Hardware qualification at the Drop Tower Bremen.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):345-9.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9453-x

Note: Drop tower experiment in preparation for a future suborbital flight.

 

34

Anken R, Brungs S, Grimm D, Knie M, Hilbig R.

Fish inner ear otolith growth under real microgravity (spaceflight) and clinorotation.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):351-6.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9459-4

Note: FOTON-M2 results. Clinorotation was used.

 

35

Bauer J, Wehland M, Pietsch J, Sickmann A, Weber G, Grimm D.

Annotated gene and proteome data support recognition of interconnections between the results of different experiments in space research.

Microgravity Sci Technol. 2016 Jun;28(3):357-65.

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12217-015-9451-z

Note: Shenzhou-8 and parabolic flight results. Ground-based experiments used a Random Positioning Machine and a clinostat.

 

 

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