Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness - 25 May 2001

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2001

Ikemoto M, Nikawa T, Takeda S, Watanabe C, Kitano T, Baldwin KM, Izumi R,
Nonaka I, Towatari T, Teshima S, Rokutan K, Kishi K.
Space shuttle flight (STS-90) enhances degradation of rat myosin heavy chain in
association with activation of ubiquitin-proteasome pathway.
FASEB J. 2001 May;15(7):1279-1281.
(PI: K.M. Baldwin)

Widrick JJ, Romatowski JG, Norenberg KM, Knuth ST, Bain JL, Riley DA, Trappe
SW, Trappe TA, Costill DL, Fitts RH.
Functional properties of slow and fast gastrocnemius muscle fibers after a
17-day spaceflight.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jun;90(6):2203-11.
(PI: R.H. Fitts)

Ramsdell CD, Mullen TJ, Sundby GH, Rostoft S, Sheynberg N, Aljuri N, Maa M,
Mukkamala R, Sherman D, Toska K, Yelle J, Bloomfield D, Williams GH, Cohen RJ.
Midodrine prevents orthostatic intolerance associated with simulated
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jun;90(6):2245-8.
(PIs: T.J. Mullen, J. Yelle, G.H. Williams and R.J. Cohen)

Perhonen MA, Zuckerman JH, Levine BD.
Deterioration of left ventricular chamber performance after bed rest :
"cardiovascular deconditioning" or hypovolemia?
Circulation. 2001 Apr 10;103(14):1851-7.
(PIs: B.D. Levine and C.G. Blomqvist: NSCORT in Integrated Physiology)

Herskovits EH, Itoh R, Melhem ER.
Accuracy for detection of simulated lesions: comparison of fluid-attenuated
inversion-recovery, proton density--weighted, and T2-weighted synthetic brain MR
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2001 May;176(5):1313-8.
(PI: E.H. Herskovits)

Yorio NC, Goins, Kagie HR, Wheeler RM, Sager JC.
Improving spinach, radish, and lettuce growth under red light-emitting diodes
(LEDs) with blue light supplementation.
Hortscience. 2001 Apr;36(2):380-3.
(PI: J.C. Sager)

Kondo N, Shibasaki M, Aoki K, Koga S, Inoue Y, Crandall CG.
Function of human eccrine sweat glands during dynamic exercise and passive heat
J Appl Physiol. 2001 May;90(5):1877-81.
(PI: C.G. Crandall)

Nauman EA, Satcher RL, Keaveny TM, Halloran BP, Bikle DD.
Osteoblasts respond to pulsatile fluid flow with short-term increases in PGE(2)
but no change in mineralization.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 May;90(5):1849-54.
(PIs: B.P. Halloran and D.D. Bikle)

Querry RG, Smith SA, Stromstad M, Ide K, Secher NH, Raven PB.
Special communication: Anatomical and functional characteristics of carotid
sinus stimulation in humans.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 May;280(5):H2390-8.
(PI: P.B. Raven)

Pawelczyk JA, Zuckerman JH, Blomqvist CG, Levine BD.
Regulation of muscle sympathetic nerve activity after bed rest deconditioning.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 May;280(5):H2230-9.
(PIs: J.A. Pawelczyk and C.G. Blomqvist: NSCORT in Integrated Physiology)

Johnson RF, Beltz TG, Sharma RV, Xu Z, Bhatty RA, Johnson AK.
Agonist activation of cytosolic Ca2+ in subfornical organ cells projecting to
the supraoptic nucleus.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 May;280(5):R1592-9.
(PI: A.K. Johnson)

Kirkpatrick LL, Witt AS, Payne HR, Shine HD, Brady ST.
Changes in microtubule stability and density in myelin-deficient shiverer mouse
CNS axons.
J Neurosci. 2001 Apr 1;21(7):2288-97.
(PI: S.T. Brady)

Carrier J, Land S, Buysse DJ, Kupfer DJ, Monk TH.
The effects of age and gender on sleep EEG power spectral density in the middle
years of life (ages 20-60 years old).
Psychophysiology. 2001 Mar;38(2):232-42.
(PI: T.H. Monk)

Morozov VI, Usenko TN, Rogozkin VA.
Neutrophil antiserum response to decrease in proteolytic activity in loaded rat
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;84(3):195-200.

Trumble DR, Magovern JA.
Method for measuring long-term function of muscle-powered implants via
J Appl Physiol. 2001 May;90(5):1977-85.

Kischel P, Stevens L, Montel V, Picquet F, Mounier Y.
Plasticity of monkey triceps muscle fibers in microgravity conditions.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 May;90(5):1825-32.

Kuo KH, Wang L, Pare PD, Ford LE, Seow CY.
Myosin thick filament lability induced by mechanical strain in airway smooth
J Appl Physiol. 2001 May;90(5):1811-6.

Chouker A, Thiel M, Baranov V, Meshkov D, Kotov A, Peter K, Messmer K, Christ
Simulated microgravity, psychic stress, and immune cells in men: observations
during 120-day 6 degrees HDT.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 May;90(5):1736-43.

Foley CM, McAllister RM, Hasser EM.
Thyroid status influences baroreflex function and autonomic contributions to
arterial pressure and heart rate.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 May;280(5):H2061-8.

Van Reeth O, Weibel L, Olivares E, Maccari S, Mocaer E, Turek FW.
Melatonin or a melatonin agonist corrects age-related changes in circadian
response to environmental stimulus.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 May;280(5):R1582-91.

Costa F, Christensen NJ, Farley G, Biaggioni I.
NO modulates norepinephrine release in human skeletal muscle: implications for
neural preconditioning.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 May;280(5):R1494-8.

Dall'Antonia P, Sinsch U.
In search of water: orientation behaviour of dehydrated natterjack toads, Bufo
Anim Behav. 2001 Mar;61(3): 617-29.

Sun L, Wang D-S, Ren W, Xiang Q-L.
Changes in vasoreactivity of rat pulmonary artery after 7 d tail-suspension.
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):1-5.

Yao Y-J, Wu X-Y, Sun X-Q, Wang Z-B, Jiang C-L, Jiang S-Z.
Changes of human cerebral bottom arterial hemodynamics during 21 d head-down
tilt (-6 degrees) bed-rest.
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):11-16.

Sun X-Q, Yao Y-J, Wu X-Y, Hao W-Y, Jiang S-Z, Qiao Z-L.
[Changes of cardiac function during 21 d head-down tilt bed rest and the effect of
lower body negative pressure in the last week].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):22-26. Chinese.

Shen X-Y, Meng J-R, Wu B, Li J-J, Dong Q, Xiang Q-L.
[Changes of cardiovascular indices during head-up tilt plus lower body negative
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):36-40. Chinese.

Li J-G, Liu G-Q, Zhang J, Jiang X-C.
[Study on induced mutation of sorghum seeds on recoverable satellites].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):57-59. Chinese.

Wen X-L, Yang G-H, Wang T, Hu P.
[Effects of simulated weightlessness on T cell subpopulations and activity of IL-2
and IL-6 in mice].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):60-62. Chinese.

Wang D-S, Ren W, Xiang Q-L, Sun L, Liu Z-X, Su S-N.
[Changes of arterial blood pressure during various stages in spaceflight activities].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):66-69. Chinese.

Shi H-Z.
[Application of traditional Chinese medicine in space medical research].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Feb;14(1):75-78. Chinese.

Gross TS, Akeno N, Clemens TL, Komarova S, Srinivasan S, Weimer DA,
Mayorov S.
Highlighted topics: Physiological and genomic consequences of intermittent
hypoxia. Selected contribution: Osteocytes upregulate HIF-1alpha in response to
acute disuse and oxygen deprivation.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jun;90(6):2514-9.

Zhang LN, Zhang LF, Ma J.
Simulated microgravity enhances vasoconstrictor responsiveness of rat basilar
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jun;90(6):2296-305.

Stewart JM, Weldon A.
Reflex vascular defects in the orthostatic tachycardia syndrome of adolescents.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jun;90(6):2025-32.

Frigeri A, Nicchia GP, Desaphy JF, Pierno S, De Luca A, Camerino DC, Svelto
Muscle loading modulates aquaporin-4 expression in skeletal muscle.
FASEB J. 2001 May;15(7):1282-4.

Gomez-Pinilla F, Ying Z, Opazo P, Roy RR, Edgerton VR.
Differential regulation by exercise of BDNF and NT-3 in rat spinal cord and
skeletal muscle.
Eur J Neurosci. 2001 Mar;13(6):1078-84.

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