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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #742 31 March 2017 (Space Life Science Research Results)

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, March 31, 2017

SPACELINE Current Awareness Lists are distributed via listserv. Please send any correspondence to Robyn Ertwine, SPACELINE Current Awareness Senior Editor, rertwine@nasaprs.com.
 
 
Papers deriving from NASA support:
 
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Boothby TC, Tapia H, Brozena AH, Piszkiewicz S, Smith AE, Giovannini I, Rebecchi L, Pielak GJ, Koshland D, Goldstein B.
Tardigrades use intrinsically disordered proteins to survive desiccation.
Mol Cell. 2017 Mar 16;65(6):975-84.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28306513
PI: T.C. Boothby
Journal Impact Factor: 13.958
Funding: "This work was supported by NASA (NNX15AB44G to T.C.B.) and the National Science Foundation (MCB 1410854 and CHE 1607359 to G.J.P., IOS 1557432 and 1257320 to B.G.). L.R. and I.G. were supported by Young Researchers International Mobility of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and Fondo di Ateneo per la Ricerca (2015)."
 
2
Simon JC, Dunmire B, Bailey MR, Sorensen MD.
Developing complete ultrasonic management of kidney stones for spaceflight.
J Space Safety Eng. 2016 Sep;3(2):50-7. Review. Epub 2017 Jan 25.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468896716300180
PI: J.C. Simon
Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal
Funding: "This work was supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9-58, and National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases grants DK043881 and DK092197. Some of this material is the result of work supported by resources from the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA."
 
3
Bryan CJ.
Assessment and monitoring of astronaut behavioral health & psychological well-being following long-duration exploration missions.
Houston, TX: NASA Johnson Space Center, 2017 Jan. 50 p. NASA/TM-2017-219286.
https://ston.jsc.nasa.gov/collections/TRS/listfiles.cgi?DOC=TM-2017-219286
Note:  From the abstract: "The purpose of the current report is to provide an overview of the likely contributors to astronauts’ post-mission behavioral health, a description of existing and potential future methods for assessing and monitoring astronauts’ behavioral health following their return from long-duration space flight, possible countermeasures to mitigate and offset threats to astronauts’ post-mission behavioral health, and recommended directions for future NASA research to address existing knowledge gaps in behavioral health assessment among astronauts." This publication may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication
Funding: No funding cited.
 
4
Cain SW, Chang AM, Vlasac I, Tare A, Anderson C, Czeisler CA, Saxena R.
Circadian rhythms in plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor differ in men and women.
J Biol Rhythms. 2017 Feb;32(1):75-82.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28326910
PI: C.A. Czeisler
Journal Impact Factor: 2.824
Funding: "This study was supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) grant HFP01601. Inpatient studies were conducted in the CTSC and supported in part by UL1 RR025758 from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)."
 
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Basner M, Dinges DF, Shea JA, Small DS, Zhu J, Norton L, Ecker AJ, Novak C, Bellini LM, Volpp KG.
Sleep and alertness in medical interns and residents: An observational study on the role of extended shifts.
Sleep. 2017 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28329124
PI: D.F. Dinges
Journal Impact Factor: 4.793
Funding: "This work was funded by Veterans Health Administration Health Services Research and Development grant EDU 08-429. Drs. MB and DFD were also funded through the National Institutes of Health grant NR004281 and by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) through NASA NCC 9–58."
 
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Stowers K, Oglesby J, Sonesh S, Leyva K, Iwig C, Salas E.
A framework to guide the assessment of human-machine systems.
Hum Factors. 2017 Mar;59(2):172-88.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28324673
PI: E. Salas
Note: This article is part of a special section, "Measuring Safety and Performance in Human–Automation Systems: Theories, Metrics, and Practice."
Journal Impact Factor: 1.370
Funding: "This work was supported by funding from NASA Grant NNX15AR28G."
 
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Marquez JJ, Gore BF.
Measuring safety and performance in human-automation systems.
Hum Factors. 2017 Mar;59(2):169-71.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28324672
Note: This article introduces a special section, "Measuring Safety and Performance in Human–Automation Systems: Theories, Metrics, and Practice." The article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 1.380
Funding: No funding cited. The authors are affiliated with NASA Ames Research Center.
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Other papers of interest:
 
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Andreev-Andrievskiy A, Popova A, Lloret J-C, Aubry P, Borovik A, Tsvirkun D, Vinogradova O, Ilyin E, Gauquelin-Koch G, Gharib C, Custaud M-A.
BION-M 1: First continuous blood pressure monitoring in mice during a 30-day spaceflight.
Life Sci Space Res. 2017 Mar 28. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552416300931
Note: Bion-M1 results.
 
2
Revsbech IG, Fago A.
Regulation of blood oxygen transport in hibernating mammals.
J Comp Physiol B. 2017 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28324160
 
3
Balestrucci P, Daprati E, Lacquaniti F, Maffei V.
Effects of visual motion consistent or inconsistent with gravity on postural sway.
Exp Brain Res. 2017 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28326440
 
4
Federighi P, Wong AL, Shelhamer M.
Inter-trial correlations in predictive-saccade endpoints: Fractal scaling reflects differential control along task-relevant and orthogonal directions.
Front Hum Neurosci. 2017 Mar 7;11:100.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28326028
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
5
Willmann G, Schommer K, Schultheiss M, Fischer MD, Bartz-Schmidt KU, Gekeler F, Schatz A.
Effect of high altitude exposure on intraocular pressure using Goldmann applanation tonometry.
High Alt Med Biol. 2017 Mar 23. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28333563
 
6
Demangel R, Treffel L, Py G, Brioche T, Pagano AF, Bareille MP, Beck A, Pessemesse L, Candau R, Gharib C, Chopard A, Millet C.
Early structural and functional signature of 3-day human skeletal muscle disuse using the dry immersion model.
J Physiol. 2017 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28326563
Note: Dry immersion was used.
 
7
Jung HJ, Lee KP, Milholland B, Shin YJ, Kang JS, Kwon KS, Suh Y.
Comprehensive miRNA profiling of skeletal muscle and serum in induced and normal mouse muscle atrophy during aging.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Mar 10. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28329037
Note: Hindlimb immobilization was used.
 
8
Márquez-Miranda V, Abrigo J, Rivera JC, Araya-Duran I, Aravena J, Simon F, Pacheco N, González-Nilo FD, Cabello-Verrugio C.
The complex of PAMAM-OH dendrimer with Angiotensin (1-7) prevented the disuse-induced skeletal muscle atrophy in mice.
Int J Nanomedicine. 2017 Mar 13;12:1985-99.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28331320
Note: Hindlimb immobilization was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
9
Berli M, Borau C, Decco O, Adams G, Cook RB, Garcia Aznar JM, Zioupos P.
Localized tissue mineralization regulated by bone remodelling: A computational approach.
PLoS One. 2017 Mar 17;12(3):e0173228.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28306746
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
10
Kusuyama J, Bandow K, Ohnishi T, Hisadome M, Shima K, Semba I, Matsuguchi T.
Osteopontin inhibits osteoblast responsiveness through the downregulation of focal adhesion kinase mediated by the induction of low molecular weight-protein tyrosine phosphatase.
Mol Biol Cell. 2017 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28331074
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge at: http://www.molbiolcell.org/content/early/2017/03/20/mbc.E16-10-0716.full.pdf+html
 
11
Ran F, An L, Fan Y, Hang H, Wang S.
Simulated microgravity potentiates generation of reactive oxygen species in cells.
Biophys Rep. 2016 Dec;2(5):100-5.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28317013
Note: A 3-D clinostat was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
12
Williams CT, Radonich M, Barnes BM, Buck CL.
Seasonal loss and resumption of circadian rhythms in hibernating arctic ground squirrels.
J Comp Physiol B. 2017 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28332018
 
13
Carcaud J, Franca de Barros F, Idoux E, Eugène D, Reveret L, Moore LE, Vidal PP, Beraneck M.
Long-lasting visuo-vestibular mismatch in freely-behaving mice reduces the vestibulo-ocular reflex and leads to neural changes in the direct vestibular pathway.
eNeuro. 2017 Feb 27;4(1):ENEURO.0290-16.2017.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28303261
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
14
Chelakkot R, Mahadevan L.
On the growth and form of shoots.
J R Soc Interface. 2017 Mar;14(128):20170001.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28330990
Note: From the introduction: "We propose an observationally rooted biophysical model that combines the effects of the passive elastic deflection of soft plant shoots due to gravity, active gravitropic and proprioceptive growth acting on the deformed shoot, coupled with axial elongation in the growth zone. Our study shows that this model suffices to explain various gravitropic reorientations observed across a range of plant shoots, without the need for ad hoc control strategies for shoot growth rates in space and time." This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
15
Li YH, Zhang HN, Wu QS, Muday GK.
Transcriptional sequencing and analysis of major genes involved in the adventitious root formation of mango cotyledon segments.
Planta. 2017 Mar 16. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28303391

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