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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #752 9 June 2017 (Space Life Science Research Results)

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 9, 2017

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Papers deriving from NASA support:

 

1

Zhang Y, Moreno-Villanueva M, Krieger S, Ramesh GT, Neelam S, Wu H.

Transcriptomics, NF-κB pathway, and their potential spaceflight-related health consequences.

Int J Mol Sci. 2017 May 31;18(6):E1166. Review.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28561779   

PIs: H. Wu; Y. Zhang; S. Neelam, NASA Postdoctoral Program

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.257

Funding: "This work was supported in part by grants from the NASA Space Biology Program and the NASA Human Research Program (HW and YZ), and by the DFG German Research Foundation (MMV). Ye Zhang and Srujana Neelam were supported by the NASA Space Life and Physical Sciences Program and the NASA Postdoctoral Program, respectively."

 

2

de Toledo SM, Buonanno M, Harris AL, Azzam EI.

Genomic instability induced in distant progeny of bystander cells depends on the connexins expressed in the irradiated cells.

Int J Radiat Biol. 2017 Jun 1:1-49. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28565963

PI: E.I. Azzam

Journal Impact Factor: 1.779

Funding: "Grant CA049062 from the National Institutes of Health, and grants NNJ06HD91G and NNX15AD62G from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration supported this research."

 

3

Browning CL, Wise JP Sr.

Prolonged exposure to particulate chromate inhibits RAD51 nuclear import mediator proteins.

Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2017 May 26. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28554658

PI: J.P. Wise Sr.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.847

Funding: "This work was supported by grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences [ES016893 to J.P.W.]; and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) [ACD FSB-2009 to J.P.W.]."

 

4

Anderson AP, Babu G, Swan JG, Phillips SD, Knaus DA, Toutain-Kidd CM, Zegans ME, Fellows AM, Gui J, Buckey JC.

Ocular changes over 60 minutes in supine and prone postures.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017 May 25. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28546470

PI: J.C. Buckey

Note: A tilt-table was used.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.004

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."

 

5

Bailey MR.

Evaluation of renal calculi passage while riding a roller coaster.

J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2017 Jun 1;117(6):349-50.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28556853

PI: M.R. Bailey

Note: This Letter to the Editor comments on: Mitchell MA, Wartinger DD. Validation of a functional pyelocalyceal renal model for the evaluation of renal calculi passage while riding a roller coaster. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2016;116(10):647-652.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27669068. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal

Funding: From the text: "Our work is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through the National Space Biomedical Research Institute." PI reports funding under NASA grant NCC 9-58-SMST03402.

 

6

Popović ZB, Thomas JD.

Assessing observer variability: A user's guide.

Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2017 Jun;7(3):317-24.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28567357

PIs: Z.B. Popović, J.D. Thomas

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal

Funding: "Funded by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA cooperative Agreement NCC9-58."

 

7

Limero TF, Wallace WT.

What air and water quality monitoring is needed to protect crew health on spacecraft?

New Space. 2017 Jun 1;5(2):67-78.

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/space.2017.0004

Note: This is part of a special section in the June issue of New Space. The other articles in the section are included in the ‘Other papers of interest’ section, starting at #11. 

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal

Funding: T.F. Limero and W.T. Wallace are affiliated with NASA Johnson Space Center.

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Other papers of interest:

 

1

Heim AB, Chung DJ, Florant GL, Chicco AJ.

Tissue-specific seasonal changes in mitochondrial function of a mammalian hibernator.

Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2017 May 31. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28566305

 

2

Malis V, Sinha U, Csapo R, Narici M, Sinha S.

Relationship of changes in strain rate indices estimated from velocity-encoded MR imaging to loss of muscle force following disuse atrophy.

Magn Reson Med. 2017 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28560822

 

3

Barbiero M, Rousseau C, Papaxanthis C, White O.

Coherent multimodal sensory information allows switching between gravitoinertial contexts.

Front Physiol. 2017 May 11;8:290.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28553233

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

 

4

Bertolini G, Durmaz MA, Ferrari K, Küffer A, Lambert C, Straumann D.

Determinants of motion sickness in tilting trains: Coriolis/cross-coupling stimuli and tilt delay.

Front Neurol. 2017 May 15;8:195.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28555125

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

5

Raible F, Takekata H, Tessmar-Raible K.

An overview of monthly rhythms and clocks.

Front Neurol. 2017 May 12;8:189. Review.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28553258

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

6

Imai T, Takimoto Y, Takeda N, Okumura T, Inohara H.

Three-dimensional analysis of linear vestibulo-ocular reflex in humans during eccentric rotation while facing downwards.

Exp Brain Res. 2017 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28560493

Note: A rotating chair was used.

 

7

Santos CF, Belinha J, Gentil F, Parente M, Jorge RN.

An alternative 3D numerical method to study the biomechanical behaviour of the human inner ear semicircular canal.

Acta Bioeng Biomech. 2017;19(1):3-15.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28552920

 

8

Barbez E, Dünser K, Gaidora A, Lendl T, Busch W.

Auxin steers root cell expansion via apoplastic pH regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28559333

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

9

Ito S, Nishio S, Fukumoto Y, Matsushita K, Sasaki M.

Gravity compensation and feedback of ground reaction forces for biped balance control.

Appl Bionics Biomech. 2017;2017:5980275. Epub 2017 May 5.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28555091

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

10

Asphaug E, Thangavelautham J, Klesh A, Chandra A, Nallapu R, Raura L, Herreras-Martinez M, Schwartz S.

A cubesat centrifuge for long duration milligravity research.

npj Microgravity. 2017 Jun 5;3(1):16.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41526-017-0021-0  

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

Please note: The June issue of New Space contains a special section on Life Support and Space Habitats. The following citations, including an Editorial and a Commentary, are from that issue.

 

11

Hubbard S.

A surprise commentary plus advanced life support: Don't leave Earth without it.

New Space. 2017 Jun 1;5(2):45.

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/space.2017.29010.gsh

 

12

Musk E.

Making humans a multi-planetary species.

New Space. 2017 Jun 1;5(2):46-61.

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/space.2017.29009.emu

Note: From the footnote: "This paper is a summary of Elon Musk's presentation at the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, September 26-30, 2016."

 

13          

Southern T.

Final frontier design and environmental control and life support systems.

New Space. 2017 Jun 1;5(2):62-6.

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/space.2017.0002

 

14

Homer PK.

Genesis of a commercial space suit from dining room table to revolutionary space company.

New Space. 2017 Jun 1;5(2):79-83.

http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/space.2017.0003

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