Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness - 1 June 2001

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 1, 2001

Goldstein AS, Juarez TM, Helmke CD, Gustin MC, Mikos AG.
Effect of convection on osteoblastic cell growth and function in biodegradable
polymer foam scaffolds.
Biomaterials. 2001 Jun;22(11):1279-88.
(PIs: M.C. Gustin, A.G. Mikos and L.V. McIntire: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)

Atwater JE, Akse JR, Jovanovic GN, Sornchamni T.
Preparation of metallic cobalt and cobalt-barium titanate spheres as high
temperature media for magnetically stabilized fluidized bed reactors.
J Mater Sci Lett. 2001 Mar;20(6):487-8.
(PIs: J.E. Atwater and J.R. Akse)

Jones SM, Jones TA.
Ontogeny of vestibular compound action potentials in the domestic chicken.
JARO J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2000 Nov; 1(3):232-42.
(PI: T.A. Jones)

Peterman MM, Hamel AJ, Cavanagh PR, Piazza SJ, Sharkey NA.
In vitro modeling of human tibial strains during exercise in micro-gravity.
J Biomech. 2001 May;34(5):693-8.
(PI: P.R. Cavanagh)

Ingalls CP, Wenke JC, Armstrong RB.
Time course changes in [Ca2+]i, force, and protein content in hindlimb-suspended
mouse soleus muscles.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 May;72(5):471-6.
(PI: S.L. Hamilton)

Kanas N, Salnitskiy V, Weiss DS, Grund EM, Gushin V, Kozerenko O, Sled A,
Bostrom A, Marmar CR.
Crewmember and ground personnel interactions over time during Shuttle/Mir space
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 May;72(5):453-61.
(PI: N. Kanas)

Chen J, Fabry B, Schiffrin EL, Wang N.
Twisting integrin receptors increases endothelin-1 gene expression in
endothelial cells.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):C1475-84.
(PIs: N. Wang and D.E. Ingber?)

Fadel PJ, Stromstad M, Hansen J, Sander M, Horn K, Ogoh S, Smith ML, Secher
NH, Raven PB.
Arterial baroreflex control of sympathetic nerve activity during acute
hypotension: effect of fitness.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):H2524-32.
(PIs: M.L. Smith and P.B. Raven)

Badra LJ, Cooke WH, Hoag JB, Crossman AA, Kuusela TA, Tahvanainen KU, Eckberg
Respiratory modulation of human autonomic rhythms.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):H2674-88.
(PI: D.L. Eckberg)

Taylor JA, Myers CW, Halliwill JR, Seidel H, Eckberg DL.
Sympathetic restraint of respiratory sinus arrhythmia: implications for
vagal-cardiac tone assessment in humans.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):H2804-14.
(PI: D.L. Eckberg)

Greenberg NL, Vandervoort PM, Firstenberg MS, Garcia MJ, Thomas JD.
Estimation of diastolic intraventricular pressure gradients by Doppler M-mode
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):H2507-15.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

De Mey S, Thomas JD, Greenberg NL, Vandervoort PM, Verdonck PR.
Assessment of the time constant of relaxation: insights from simulations and
hemodynamic measurements.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):H2936-43.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

Lee SM, Bishop PA, Schneider SM, Clapp LL, Williams WJ, Conza N, Greenisen
Simulated shuttle egress: role of helmet visor position during approach and
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 May;72(5):484-9.

Ruttley TM, Colosky PE Jr, James SP.
A gravity-independent constant force resistive exercise unit.
Biomed Sci Instrum. 2001;37:87-93.

Nizet JL, Pierard-Franchimont C, Pierard GE.
Influence of body posture and gravitational forces on shear wave propagation in
the skin.
Dermatology. 2001;202(2):177-80.

Yu ZB, Zhang LF, Jin JP.
A proteolytic NH2-terminal truncation of cardiac troponin I that is up-regulated
in simulated microgravity.
J Biol Chem. 2001 May 11;276(19):15753-60.

Sun XQ, Zhang LF, Wu XY, Jiang SZ.
Effect of repeated +Gz exposures on energy metabolism and some ion contents in
brain tissues of rats.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 May;72(5):422-6.

Townsend LW.
Invited editorial: radiation exposures of aircrew in high altitude flight.
J Radiol Prot. 2001 Mar;21(1):5-8.

Mehnati P, Yatagai F, Tsuzuki T, Hanaoka F, Sasaki H.
Judgement on "hit or non-hit" of CHO cells exposed to accelerated heavy-ions
(Fe- or Ar-ions) using division delay and CR-39 plastics as an indicator.
Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi. 2001 Mar;92(3):46-57.

Vastag B.
Cell biology update: a decade of simulating space on earth.
JAMA. 2001 May 2;285(17):2181-2.

Sun JR, Ye YM.
[Altered behaviour and expression of Fos in rats born in hypergravity and their
re-adaptation to the normal gravity].
Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2001 Feb;53(1):61-5. Chinese.

Desaphy JF, Pierno S, Leoty C, George AL Jr, De Luca A, Camerino DC.
Skeletal muscle disuse induces fibre type-dependent enhancement of Na(+) channel
Brain. 2001 Jun;124(Pt 6):1100-13.

Stenerlow B.
Induction and rejoining of DNA double-strand breaks in normal human skin
fibroblasts after exposure to radiation of different linear energy transfer:
possible roles of track structure and chromatin organization.
Radiat Res. 2001 Jun;155(6):818-25.

Stockholm D, Herasse M, Marchand S, Praud C, Roudaut C, Richard I, Sebille A,
Beckmann JS.
Calpain 3 mRNA expression in mice after denervation and during muscle
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):C1561-9.

Weidema AF, Dixon SJ, Sims SM.
Activation of P2Y but not P2X(4) nucleotide receptors causes elevation of
[Ca2+]i in mammalian osteoclasts.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):C1531-9.

Morita H, Tsuchiya Y, Miyahara T, Tanaka K, Fujiki N.
Acute response of aortic nerve activity to free drop-induced microgravity in
anesthetized rats.
Neurosci Lett. 2001 May 18;304(1-2):33-6.

Pump B, Shiraishi M, Gabrielsen A, Bie P, Christensen NJ, Norsk P.
Cardiovascular effects of static carotid baroreceptor stimulation during water
immersion in humans.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jun;280(6):H2607-15.

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