NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #800 25 May 2018 (Space Life Science Research Results)

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2018

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Papers deriving from NASA support:

  1. Khine HW, Steding-Ehrenborg K, Hastings JL, Kowal J, Daniels JD, Page RL, Goldberger JJ, Ng J, Adams-Huet B, Bungo MW, Levine BD. Effects of prolonged spaceflight on atrial size, atrial electrophysiology, and risk of atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2018 May;11(5):e005959. PIs: B.D. Levine; M.W. Bungo Note: ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

    Journal Impact Factor: 5.41

    Funding: "Drs Levine and Bungo received funding from NASA grant NNJ04HH01A."
  2. Buckey JC, Phillips SD, Anderson AP, Chepko AB, Archambault-Leger V, Gui J, Fellows AM.. Microgravity-induced ocular changes are related to body weight. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2018 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]. PI: J.C. Buckey Note: ISS results.

    Journal Impact Factor: 2.982

    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."
  3. Reschke MF, Wood SJ, Clément G Ocular counter rolling in astronauts after short- and long-duration spaceflight. Sci Rep. 2018 May 17;8(1):7747. PI: M.F. Reschke Note: Space Shuttle and ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

    Journal Impact Factor: 4.259

    Funding: "This research was funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales."
  4. Mishra B, Lawson GW, Ripperdan R, Ortiz L, Luderer U. Charged-iron-particles found in galactic cosmic rays are potent inducers of epithelial ovarian tumors. Radiat Res. 2018 May 21. [Epub ahead of print] PI: U. Luderer; B. Mishra, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Journal Impact Factor: 2.539

    Funding: "This work was supported by NASA (grant no. NNX14AC50G) and National Institutes of Health (NIH grant nos. R01ES020454 to UL and P30CA062203 to RR). Additional support was provided by the UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and Summer Undergraduate Research Program fellowship to RR. In addition, BM was partially supported by a First award fellowship from the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (grant no. PF04302)."
  5. Goel R, Ozdemir RA, Nakagome S, Contreras-Vidal JL, Paloski WH, Parikh PJ. Effects of speed and direction of perturbation on electroencephalographic and balance responses. Exp Brain Res. 2018 May 11. [Epub ahead of print] Journal Impact Factor: 2.68

    Funding: "This study was partially supported by a grant from the Core for Advanced MRI (CAMRI) at Baylor College of Medicine to PP." W.H. Paloski is affiliated with NASA Johnson Space Center.
  6. Bartone PT, Krueger GP, Bartone JV. Individual differences in adaptability to isolated, confined, and extreme environments. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2018 Jun;89(6):536-46. Review. Journal Impact Factor: 0.933

    Funding: "This work was supported by NASA, # NNJ16HP03I."

Other papers of interest:

  1. Ogneva IV, Loktev SS, Sychev VN. Cytoskeleton structure and total methylation of mouse cardiac and lung tissue during space flight. PLoS One. 2018 May 16;13(5):e0192643. Note: ISS results. From the acknowledgements: "The tissue sharing was conducted in accordance with the "NASA-Roscosmos protocol Utilization Sharing Plan on-board ISS" (signed July 18, 2013)." This article may be obtained online without charge.
  2. Swanenburg J, Meier ML, Langenfeld A, Schweinhardt P, Humphreys BK. Spinal stiffness in prone and upright postures during 0-1.8 g induced by parabolic flight. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2018 Jun;89(6):563-7. Note: Parabolic flight results.
  3. Perrin E, Bacci G, Garrelly L, Canganella F, Bianconi G, Fani R, Mengoni A. Furnishing spaceship environment: Evaluation of bacterial biofilms on different materials used inside International Space StationE. Res Microbiol. 2018 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]. Note: ISS results.
  4. Smith TG. Extraterrestrial autonomic function. Clin Auton Res. 2018 May 15. [Epub ahead of print. Note: Parabolic flight. This is a Comment on the article: Beck P, Tank J, Gauger P, Beck LEJ, Zirngibl H, Jordan J, Limper U. Modeling human orthostatic responses on the Moon and on Mars. Clin Auton Res. 2018 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print] The citation appeared in Current Awareness List #798, 11 May 2018. The Comment may be obtained online without charge.
  5. Bouak F, Vartanian O, Hofer K, Cheung B. Acute mild hypoxic hypoxia effects on cognitive and simulated aircraft pilot performance. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2018 Jun;89(6):526-35.
  6. Nasir A, Le Bail A, Daiker V, Klima J, Richter P, Lebert M. Identification of a flagellar protein implicated in the gravitaxis in the flagellate Euglena gracilis. Sci Rep. 2018 May 15;8(1):7605. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  7. Sonoda S, Yoshimura M, Abe C, Morita H, Ueno H, Motojima Y, Saito R, Maruyama T, Hashimoto H, Tanaka Y, Ueta Y. Effects of hypergravity on the gene expression of the hypothalamic feeding-related neuropeptides in mice via vestibular inputs. Peptides. 2018 May 8;105:14-20. Note: Centrifugation was used.
  8. Dziuda Ł, Krej M, Śmietanowski M, Sobotnicki A, Sobiech M, Kwaśny P, Brzozowska A, Baran P, Kowalczuk K, Skibniewski FW. Development and evaluation of a novel system for inducing orthostatic challenge by tilt tests and lower body negative pressur. Sci Rep. 2018 May 17;8(1):7793. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  9. Youssef M, Ghassemi A, Carvajal Gonczi CM, Kugathasan TA, Kilgour RD, Darlington PJ. Low baseline sympathetic tone correlates to a greater blood pressure change in the cold pressor test. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2018 Jun;89(6):503-9.
  10. Jang TY, Jung AY, Kwon S, Kim YHS. Hypergravity enhances the therapeutic effect of dexamethasone in allergic asthma and rhinitis animal model. PLoS One. 2018 May 17;13(5):e0197594. Note: Centrifugation was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.
  11. Adami R, Pagano J, Colombo M, Platonova N, Recchia D, Chiaramonte R, Bottinelli R, Canepari M, Bottai D. Reduction of movement in neurological diseases: Effects on neural stem cells characteristics. Front Neurosci. 2018 May 23;12:336. Note: Hindlimb unloading study. This article may be obtained online without charge.
  12. Furukawa T, Tanimoto K, Fukazawa T, Imura T, Kawahara Y, Yuge L. Simulated microgravity attenuates myogenic differentiation via epigenetic regulations. npj Microgravity. 2018 May 23;4(1):11. Note: A 3D clinostat was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.
  13. Moore DR, Kelly RP, Devries MC, Churchward-Venne TA, Phillips SM, Parise G, Johnston AP. Low-load resistance exercise during inactivity is associated with greater fibre area and satellite cell expression in older skeletal muscle. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  14. You JS, Dooley MS, Kim CR, Kim EJ, Xu W, Goodman CA, Hornberger TA. A DGKζ-FoxO-ubiquitin proteolytic axis controls fiber size during skeletal muscle remodeling. Sci Signal. 2018 May 15;11(530):eaaoa6847.
  15. Yang W, Wang D, Lei Z, Wang C, Chen SS. [Remodeling simulation of human femur under bed rest and spaceflight circumstances based on three dimensional finite element analysis]. Sheng Wu Yi Xue Gong Cheng Xue Za Zhi. 2017 Dec 1;34(6):857-62. Chinese. Note: Bed rest study.
  16. Yee CS, Manilay JO, Chang JC, Hum NR, Murugesh DK, Bajwa J, Mendez ME, Economides AE, Horan DJ, Robling AG, Loots GG. Conditional deletion of Sost in MSC-derived lineages identifies specific cell type contributions to bone mass and B cell development. J Bone Miner Res. 2018 May 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  17. Dennison M, D'Zmura M. Effects of unexpected visual motion on postural sway and motion sickness. Appl Ergon. 2018 Sep;71:9-16. Epub 2018 Apr 3.
  18. Rodeheffer CD, Chabal S, Clarke JM, Fothergill DM. Acute exposure to low-to-moderate carbon dioxide levels and submariner decision making. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2018 Jun;89(6):520-5.
  19. Balasingam M. Space medicine—The next frontier for the heart? Pertanika J Sci Technol. 2018 Apr;26(2):561-70. Review. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge; scroll through table of contents to article #5.
  20. Pesacreta TC, Hasenstein KH. . Tissue accumulation patterns and concentrations of potassium, phosphorus, and carboxyfluorescein translocated from pine seed to the root. Planta. 2018 May 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Zhou L, Hou H, Yang T, Lian Y, Sun Y, Bian Z, Wang C. Exogenous hydrogen peroxide inhibits primary root gravitropism by regulating auxin distribution during Arabidopsis seed germination. Plant Physiol Biochem. 2018 Jul;128:126-33. Epub 2018 May 16.
  22. Shi R, Zhang F-S, Zhang Z-Y. Recycling oxygen from spaceflight solid waste for life support system: Potential of pyrolysis process. Chem Eng J. 2018 Feb 15;334:479-86.
  23. Shi R, Zhang Z-Y, Zhang F-S. An efficient approach for spaceflight solid waste treatment: Co-disposal with hazardous medicine by hydrothermal oxidation proc. Chem Eng J. 2018 Oct;349:204-13. Epub 2018 May 1.
  24. Kamada M, Miyamoto K, Oka M, Uheda E, Ueda J, Higashibata A. Procedures for chemical fixation in immunohistochemical analyses of PIN proteins regulating polar auxin transport: Relevance to spaceflight experiments. SLife Sci Space Res. 2018 May 21. [Article in Press]
  25. Note: The following article in not a typical research citation, but of interest…

  26. Timmis K, Jebok F, Rohde M, Molinari GS. Microbiome yarns: Microbiome of the built environment, paranormal microbiology, and the power of single cell genomics. Microb Biotechnol. 2018 May 16. [Epub ahead of print] Note: The Editorial is part of the series "Microbial Discoveries That Change Our Lives" and is written as a humorous interview between a reporter and scientist. The last section discusses microbiological aspects of long-duration space travel. This article may be obtained online without charge.

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