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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #744 14 April 2017 (Space Life Science Research Results)

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, April 14, 2017

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Papers deriving from NASA support:
 
1
Mehta SK, Laudenslager ML, Stowe RP, Crucian BE, Feiveson AH, Sams CF, Pierson DL.
Latent virus reactivation in astronauts on the International Space Station.
npj Microgravity. 2017 Apr 11;3(1):11.
http://www.nature.com/articles/s41526-017-0015-y
PI: D.L. Pierson
Note: ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal
Funding: "This work was supported by NASA grants 111-30-10-03 and 111-30-10-06 to DLP."
 
2
Rieke CC, Clavier OH, Allen LV, Anderson AP, Brooks CA, Fellows AM, Brungart DS, Buckey JC.
Fixed-level frequency threshold testing for ototoxicity monitoring.
Ear Hear. 2017 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28362673
PI: A.P. Anderson, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Journal Impact Factor: 2.517
Funding: "This study was supported by Office of Naval Research Grant N00014-14-1-0250 from the Office of Naval Research. This effort was partially supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NCC 9–58. The algorithm development and early testing for the FLFT was supported by SBIR Phase III Contract # W81XWH-13-C-0194 from the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)."
 
3
Hu S.
Solar particle events and radiation exposure in space.
THREE. 2017 Mar 31:1-15.
https://three.jsc.nasa.gov/articles/Hu-SPEs.pdf
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication
Funding: No funding cited. THREE is a publication of the NASA Johnson Space Center Space Radiation Program Element.
 
4
Bartone PT, Krueger GP, Roland RR, Sciarretta AA, Bartone JV, Johnsen BH.
Individual differences in adaptability for long duration space exploration missions.
Houston, TX: NASA Johnson Space Center, 2017 Feb. 112 p. NASA/TM-2016-219288.
https://ston.jsc.nasa.gov/collections/TRS/listfiles.cgi?DOC=TM-2017-219288
Note: This publication may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication
Funding: No funding cited.
 
5
Beaton KH, Wong AL, Lowen SB, Shelhamer M.
Strength of baseline inter-trial correlations forecasts adaptive capacity in the vestibulo-ocular reflex.
PLoS One. 2017 Apr 5;12(4):e0174977.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28380076
PIs: M.C. Schubert, M. Shelhamer
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.057
Funding: "This work was supported by National Aeronautics and Space Administration grant NNX10AO19G (MS, KB), National Institutes of Health grant T32 EB003383 (KB), and National Science Foundation grant BCS-1126957 (MS, SL)."
 
6
Noohi F, Kinnaird C, DeDios Y, Kofman IS, Wood S, Bloomberg J, Mulavara A, Seidler R.
Functional brain activation in response to a clinical vestibular test correlates with balance.
Front Syst Neurosci. 2017 Mar 10;11:11.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28344549
PI: R. Seidler
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 2.053
Funding: "This work was supported by grants from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NASA NCC 9-58) and NASA (NNX11AR02G)."
 
7
Spaeth AM, Dinges DF, Goel N.
Objective measurements of energy balance are associated with sleep architecture in healthy adults.
Sleep. 2017 Jan 1;40(1).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28364451
PI: N. Goel
Journal Impact Factor: 4.793
Funding: "This research was supported by NIH grants R01 NR004281 (DFD) and F31 AG044102 (AMS); the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research Award No. N00014-11-1-0361 (NG); National Aeronautics and Space Administration NNX14AN49G (NG) and Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) grant UL1TR000003."
 
8
St Hilaire MA, Rüger M, Fratelli F, Hull JT, Phillips AJ, Lockley SW.
Modeling neurocognitive decline and recovery during repeated cycles of extended sleep and chronic sleep deficiency.
Sleep. 2017 Jan 1;40(1).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28364449
PIs: S.W. Lockley, C.M. Oman, G.C. Brainard
Journal Impact Factor: 4.793
Funding: "This work was supported by an investigator-initiated grant from Philips Lighting (Royal Philips Electronics, The Netherlands) to SWL. MR and SWL were supported in part by National Space Biomedical Research Institute grants NBPF02001 (MR; SWL), HPF00001 (SWL), and HPF01301 (SWL) through NASA NCC 9–58. JTH and MSH were supported in part by NHLBI training grant T32-HL07901. AJKP was supported by NIH R00 HL119618. The study was supported by the Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center (1 UL1RR025758-04) from the National Center for Research Resources."
 
9
Swaminathan K, Klerman EB, Phillips AJ.
Are individual differences in sleep and circadian timing amplified by use of artificial light sources?
J Biol Rhythms. 2017 Mar 1:748730417699310. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28367676
PIs: E.B. Klerman, D. Schreckenghost
Journal Impact Factor: 2.824
Funding: "This work was supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (HFP02802, HFP0006, and HFP04201 through NASA Cooperative Agreement NCC 9-58), the National Institutes of Health (awards K24-HL105664, P01-AG009975, R01-GM-105018, R01-HL114088, R21-HD086392, K99-HL119618, and R00-HL119618), and a Harvard-Australia Fellowship."
 
10
Zhou M, Callaham JB, Reyes M, Stasiak M, Riva A, Zupanska AK, Dixon MA, Paul A-L, Ferl RJ.
Dissecting low atmospheric pressure stress: Transcriptome responses to the components of hypobaria in Arabidopsis.
Front Plant Sci. 2017 Mar 24;8(528).
http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpls.2017.00528
PIs: R.J. Ferl, A-L. Paul
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.948
Funding: "This work was funded by grants NNX13AM46G and NNA04CC6 to R.J. Ferl and A-L. Paul from NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences managed through Kennedy Space Center."
 
11
Gerstenmaier W.
Staying hungry: The interminable management of risk in human spaceflight.
J Space Safety Eng. 2017 Apr 5. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468896717300150
Note: >From the footnote: "William Gerstenmaier delivered this speech on February 7, 2017, the first day of the two day conference at the 20th Annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC."
Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal
Funding: No funding cited. W. Gerstenmaier is affiliated with NASA Headquarters.
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Other papers of interest:
 
1
Yu C, Hansen JH.
A study of voice production characteristics of astronaut speech during Apollo 11 for speaker modeling in space.
J Acoust Soc Am. 2017 Mar;141(3):1605.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28372057
Note: Apollo 11 results.
 
2
Andreazzoli M, Angeloni D, Broccoli V, Demontis GC.
Microgravity, stem cells, and embryonic development: Challenges and opportunities for 3D tissue generation.
Front Astron Space Sci. 2017 Apr 5;4:2. Review.
http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fspas.2017.00002
Note: The review includes studies that used clinostats, rotating wall vessels, and random positioning machines. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
3
Ranieri D, Proietti S, Dinicola S, Masiello MG, Rosato B, Ricci G, Cucina A, Catizone A, Bizzarri M, Torrisi MR.
Simulated microgravity triggers epithelial mesenchymal transition in human keratinocytes.
Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 3;7(1):538.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28373722
Note: A random positioning machine was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
4
Serrador JM, Freeman R.
Enhanced cholinergic activity improves cerebral blood flow during orthostatic stress.
Front Neurol. 2017 Mar 20;8:103.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28373858
Note: Tilt-table study. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
5
Kimura S, Tomita-Yokotani K, Katoh H, Sato S, Ohmori M.
Complete life cycle and heat tolerance of dry colonies of a terrestrial cyanobacterium, Nostoc sp. HK-01.
Biol Sci Space. 2017 Apr 11;31:1-8.
https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/bss/31/0/31_1/_article
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
6
Nakajima Y, Yoshizawa S, Nakamura K, Ogura Y, Hayashi T, Kogure K.
Draft genome sequences of Tersicoccus phoenicis DSM 30849T, isolated from a cleanroom for spacecraft assembly, and Tersicoccus sp. strain Bi-70, isolated from a freshwater lake.
Genome Announc. 2017 Mar 30;5(13).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28360156
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
7
Stearns-Reider KM, D'Amore A, Beezhold K, Rothrauff B, Cavalli L, Wagner WR, Vorp DA, Tsamis A, Shinde S, Zhang C, Barchowsky A, Rando TA, Tuan RS, Ambrosio F.
Aging of the skeletal muscle extracellular matrix drives a stem cell fibrogenic conversion.
Aging Cell. 2017 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28371268
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
8
Mustonen AJ, Finnilä MA, Puukka KS, Jämsä TJ, Saarakkala S, Tuukkanen JK, Nieminen TP.
Raccoon dog model shows preservation of bone during prolonged catabolism and reduced physical activity.
J Exp Biol. 2017 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28373598
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
9
Spingarn C, Wagner D, Rémond Y, George D.
Multiphysics of bone remodeling: A 2D mesoscale activation simulation.
Biomed Mater Eng. 2017;28(S1):S153-S8.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28372290
 
10
Tennant KG, Leonard SW, Wong CP, Iwaniec UT, Turner RT, Traber MG.
High-dietary alpha-tocopherol or mixed tocotrienols have no effect on bone mass, density, or turnover in male rats during skeletal maturation.
J Med Food. 2017 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28384008
 
11
Vegger JB, Bruel A, Brent MB, Thomsen JS.
Disuse osteopenia induced by botulinum toxin is similar in skeletally mature young and aged female C57BL/6J mice.
J Bone Miner Metab. 2017 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28365811
Note: Botulinum toxin injections ere used.
 
12
Nooij SA, Pretto P, Oberfeld D, Hecht H, Bulthoff HH.
Vection is the main contributor to motion sickness induced by visual yaw rotation: Implications for conflict and eye movement theories.
PLoS One. 2017 Apr 5;12(4):e0175305.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28380077
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
13
Koethe S, Bloemer J, Lunau K.
Testing the influence of gravity on flower symmetry in five Saxifraga species.
Naturwissenschaften. 2017 Apr;104(3-4):37.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28361347
Note: A clinostat was used.
 
14
Mori A, Kamachi H, Karahara I, Kume A, Hanba YT, Takemura K, Fuhita T.
Comparisons of the effects of vibration of two centrifugal systems on the growth and morphological parameters of the moss Physcomitrella patens.
Biol Sci Space. 2017 Apr 11;31:9-13.
https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/bss/31/0/31_9/_article
Note: Centrifugation was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
15
Fischer J, Schoppmann K, Laforsch C.
Life history responses and feeding behavior of microcrustacea in altered gravity – Applicability in bioregenerative life support systems (BLSS).
Microgravity Sci Technol. 2017 Apr 10:1-9. [Article in Press]
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12217-017-9545-x
Note: Centrifugation and a drop tower were used.

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