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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #771 27 October 2017 (Space Life Science Research Results))

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, October 27, 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:

1

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine.

Microbiomes of the built environment: A research agenda for indoor microbiology, human health, and buildings.

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press (US), 2017. 317 p.

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/23647

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication

Funding: "This activity was supported by Grant No. 2014-13628 from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Grant No. NNX16AC85G from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Contract No. HHSN263201200074I with the National Institutes of Health, Contract No. EP-C-14-005/0007 with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and with additional support from the National Academy of Sciences Cecil and Ida Green Fund."

 

2

Negishi K, Borowski AG, Popovic ZB, Greenberg NL, Martin DS, Bungo MW, Levine BD, Thomas JD.

Effect of gravitational gradients on cardiac filling and performance.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29056408

PIs: J.D. Thomas, B.D. Levine

Note: Head-up tilt was used to simulate varying degrees of gravitational stress.

Journal Impact Factor: 6.852

Funding: "This study was funded by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) cooperative Agreement NCC9-58 (to Dr. Thomas) and directly by NASA via NNJ04HH01A (to Drs. Levine and Bungo). Dr. Thomas is also supported by a grant from the Irene D. Pritzger Foundation. Dr. Negishi is supported by an award from the Select Foundation, which had no role in the preparation of this manuscript."

 

3

Muller-Delp JM, Hotta K, Chen B, Behnke BJ, Maraj JJ, Delp MD, Lucero TR, Bramy JA, Alarcon DB, Morgan HE, Cowan MR, Haynes AD.

Effects of age and exercise training on coronary microvascular smooth muscle phenotype and function.

J Appl Physiol (1985). 2017 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29025901

PI: M.D. Delp

Journal Impact Factor: 3.351

Funding: "This study was supported by National Institutes of Health grants R01 HL077224 (JM Muller-Delp) and R01HL90937 (JM Muller-Delp) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Biology program grant NNX14AQ57G (MD Delp)."

 

4

Reschke MF, Paloski WH.

Effects of bed rest and the use of intermittent centrifugation to protect human balance and neuromotor reflexes.

Hum Physiol. 2017 Sep 1;43(5):549-56.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134%2FS0362119717050127

Note: Bed rest and centrifugation were used. Originally published in Russian in Fiziologiya Cheloveka, 2017;43(5):71–9.

Journal Impact Factor: 0.41

Funding: No funding cited. M.F. Reschke and W.H. Paloski are affiliated with NASA Johnson Space Center.

 

5

Hersing WS.

Managing cognitive bias in safety decision making: Application of emotional intelligence competencies.

J Space Safety Eng. 2017 Oct 20. [Article in Press]

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468896717300253

Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal

Funding: No funding cited. W.S. Hersing is affiliated with NASA Kennedy Space Center.

 

Note: The following two articles comment on Mader TH, Gibson CR, Otto CA, Sargsyan AE, Miller NR, Subramanian PS, Hart SF, Lipsky W, Patel NB, Lee AG. Persistent asymmetric optic disc swelling after long-duration space flight: Implications for pathogenesis. J Neuroophthalmol. 2017 Jun;37(2):133-9. Epub 2016 Dec 5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27930421. The original article appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #727, 16 Dec 2016.

 

6

Wostyn P, Killer HE, De Deyn PP.

Why a one-way ticket to Mars may result in a one-way directional glymphatic flow to the eye.

J Neuroophthalmol. 2017 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28991101

Note: Non-NASA authors.

 

7

Mader TH, Gibson CR, Otto CA, Sargsyan AE, Miller NR, Subramanian PS, Hart SF, Lipsky W, Patel NB, Lee AG.

Why a one-way ticket to Mars may result in one-way directional glymphatic flow to the eye: Response.

J Neuroophthalmol. 2017 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28991102

Journal Impact Factor: 2.00

Funding: No funding cited. T.H. Mader, C.A. Otto, A.E. Sargsyan, S.F. Hart, N.B. Patel, and A.G. Lee are affiliated with NASA Johnson Space Center.

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Other papers of interest:

 

1

Brzhozovskiy A, Kononikhin A, Indeykina M, Pastushkova L, Popov IA, Nikolaev EN, Larina IM.

Label-free study of cosmonaut's urinary proteome changes after long-duration spaceflights.

Eur J Mass Spectrom (Chichester). 2017 Aug;23(4):225-9.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29028400

Note: ISS results.

 

2

Fomina EV, Savinkina AO, Yarmanova EN.

Ground reaction force values in cosmonauts during locomotor exercises on board the International Space Station.

Hum Physiol. 2017 Sep 1;43(5):542-8.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134%2FS0362119717050048

Note: ISS results. Originally published in Russian in Fiziologiya Cheloveka, 2017;43(5):63–70.

 

3

Sato T, Nagamatsu A, Ueno H, Kataoka R, Miyake S, Takeda K, Niita K.

Comparison of cosmic-ray environments on Earth, Moon, Mars and in spacecraft using PHITS.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2017 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29036712

Note: ISS results.

 

4

Ambrožová I, Davidková M, Brabcová KP, Tolochek RV, Shurshakov VA.

Contribution of different particles measured with track etched detectors onboard ISS.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2017 Sep 29:1-4. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29036726

Note: ISS results.

 

5

Kramer A, Gollhofer A, Armbrecht G, Felsenberg D, Gruber M.

How to prevent the detrimental effects of two months of bed-rest on muscle, bone and cardiovascular system: An RCT.

Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 13;7(1):13177.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29030644

Note: Bed rest study. This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

6

Bauer J, Grimm D, Gombocz E.

Semantic analysis of thyroid cancer cell proteins obtained from rare research opportunities.

J Biomed Inform. 2017 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29054708

Note: The selected proteins were exposed to a Random Positioning Machine in an earlier study.

 

7

Arnold WD, Taylor RS, Li J, Nagy JA, Sanchez B, Rutkove SB.

Electrical impedance myography detects age-related muscle change in mice.

PLoS One. 2017 Oct 19;12(10):e0185614.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29049394

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

8

Shenkman BS, Grigoriev AI, Kozlovskaya IB.

Gravity mechanisms in tonic motor system. Neurophysiological and muscle aspects.

Hum Physiol. 2017 Sep 1;43(5):578-90. Review.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1134%2FS0362119717050140

Note: Space missions are not identified. From the abstract: "The article considers the main results of the studies of the scientific school of I.B. Kozlovskaya regarding the roles of the gravitational forces in the functioning of the tonic motor system in humans and other mammals." Originally published in Russian in Fiziologiya Cheloveka, 2017;43(5):104–17.

 

9

Zhang J, Li Y, Li G, Ma X, Wang H, Goswami N, Hinghofer-Szalkay H, Chang H, Gao Y.

Identification of the optimal dose and calpain system regulation of tetramethylpyrazine on the prevention of skeletal muscle atrophy in hindlimb unloading rats.

Biomed Pharmacother. 2017 Dec;96:513-23. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29032335

Note: Hindlimb unloading study.

 

10

Bailey S, Karsenty G, Gundberg C, Vashishth D.

Osteocalcin and osteopontin influence bone morphology and mechanical properties.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2017 Oct 16. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29044594

 

11

Singh NK, Jha RH, Gargeshwari A, Kumar P.

Altered auditory and vestibular functioning in individuals with low bone mineral density: A systematic review.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29043479

 

12

Laurens J, Angelaki DE.

A unified internal model theory to resolve the paradox of active versus passive self-motion sensation.

eLife. 2017 Oct 18;6:e28074.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29043978

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

13

Sasaki R, Angelaki DE, DeAngelis GC.

Dissociation of self-motion and object motion by linear population decoding that approximates marginalization.

J Neurosci. 2017 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29030435

 

14

Alpert JS.

Are you planning to sign up for a trip to Mars? Extreme environmental health consequences of space travel.

Am J Med. 2017 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29061500

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge at http://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(17)31040-9/fulltext

 

15

Schroeder R.

Microgels for long-term storage of vitamins for extended spaceflight.

Life Sci Space Res. 2017 Oct 24. [Article in Press]

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552417300317

 

16

Swinney C, Allison Z.

Spaceflight and neurosurgery: A comprehensive review of the relevant literature.

World Neurosurg. 2017 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29061459

 

17

Al-Shargie F, Tang TB, Badruddin N, Kiguchi M.

Towards multilevel mental stress assessment using SVM with ECOC: An EEG approach.

Med Biol Eng Comput. 2017 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29043535

Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used.

 

18

Rubio-Valdehita S, Lopez-Nunez MI, Lopez-Higes R, Diaz-Ramiro EM.

Development of the CarMen-Q Questionnaire for mental workload assessment.

Psicothema. 2017 Nov;29(4):570-6. Epub 2017 Oct 20.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29048320

Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used. This article may be obtained online without charge at http://www.psicothema.com/psicothema.asp?id=4437.

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