Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness - 8 June 2001

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 8, 2001

Kaufman GD, Wood SJ, Gianna CC, Black FO, Paloski WH.
Spatial orientation and balance control changes induced by altered
gravitoinertial force vectors.
Exp Brain Res. 2001 Apr;137(3-4):397-410.
(PIs: F.O. Black and W.H. Paloski)

Moore ST, Clement G, Raphan T, Cohen B.
Ocular counterrolling induced by centrifugation during orbital space flight.
Exp Brain Res. 2001 Apr;137(3-4):323-35.
(PI: B. Cohen)

Cubano LA, Lewis ML.
Effect of vibrational stress and spaceflight on regulation of heat shock
proteins hsp70 and hsp27 in human lymphocytes (Jurkat).
J Leukoc Biol. 2001 May;69(5):755-61.
(PI: L.A. Cubano, Graduate Student Research Project; advisor: M.L. Lewis; M.L. Lewis)

Khaoustov VI, Risin D, Pellis NR, Yoffe B.
Microarray analysis of genes differentially expressed in HepG2 cells cultured in
simulated microgravity: preliminary report.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Feb;37(2):84-8.
(PIs: N.R. Pellis and L.V. McIntire: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)

Risin D, Pellis NR.
Modeled microgravity inhibits apoptosis in peripheral blood lymphocytes.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Feb;37(2):66-72.
(PIs: N.R. Pellis and L.V. McIntire: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)

Ashkenazy Y, Ivanov PC, Havlin S, Peng CK, Goldberger AL, Stanley HE.
Magnitude and sign correlations in heartbeat fluctuations.
Phys Rev Lett. 2001 Feb 26;86(9):1900-3.
(PI: A.L. Goldberger)

DiZio P, Held R, Lackner JR, Shinn-Cunningham B, Durlach N.
Gravitoinertial force magnitude and direction influence head-centric auditory
J Neurophysiol. 2001 Jun;85(6):2455-60.
(PI: J.R. Lackner)

Sytkowski AJ, Davis KL.
Erythroid cell growth and differentiation in vitro in the simulated microgravity
environment of the NASA rotating wall vessel bioreactor.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Feb;37(2):79-83.
(PI: A.J. Sytkowski)

Halgberg F, Cornelissen G, Watanabe Y, Otsuka K, Fiser B, Siegelova J,
Mazankova V, Maggioni C, Sothern RB, Katinas GS, Syutkina EV, Burioka N,
Schwrtzkopff O.
Near 10-year and longer periods modulate circadians: intersecting anti-aging and
chronoastrobiological research.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2001 May;56(5):M304-24.

Plett PA, Frankovitz SM, Abonour R, Orschell-Traycoff CM.
Proliferation of human hematopoietic bone marrow cells in simulated
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Feb;37(2):73-8.

Jessup JM, Pellis NR.
NASA biotechnology: cell science in microgravity.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Feb;37(2):2 p preceding 63.
(NOTE: First of three-part series of original research that focuses on the topic of actual and modeled microgravity on cell culture systems.)

Sasayama Y.
[Physiology of vertebrates under micro-gravity with special reference to the Ca metabolism].
Biol Sci Space. 2001 Mar;15(1):3-14. Japanese.

[Special issue: the prospect of education activities for space life sciences].
Biol Sci Space. 2001 Mar;15(1):15-61. Japanese.
(NOTE: 13 articles, some with general space or ground-based research results; all in Japanese, some with English abstracts.)

Murphy GJ, Du Lac S.
Postnatal development of spike generation in rat medial vestibular nucleus
J Neurophysiol. 2001 May;85(5):1899-906.

Hirata Y, Highstein SM.
Acute adaptation of the vestibuloocular reflex: signal processing by floccular
and ventral parafloccular Purkinje cells.
J Neurophysiol. 2001 May;85(5):2267-88.

Reina GA, Moran DW, Schwartz AB.
On the relationship between joint angular velocity and motor cortical discharge
during reaching.
J Neurophysiol. 2001 Jun;85(6):2576-89.

Yamazaki F, Sone R.
Thermal stress modulates arterial pressure variability and arterial baroreflex
response of heart rate during head-up tilt in humans.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Apr;84(4):350-7.

Meeuwsen T, Hendriksen IJ, Holewijn M.
Training-induced increases in sea-level performance are enhanced by acute
intermittent hypobaric hypoxia.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Apr;84(4):283-90.

Allen DL, Harrison BC, Sartorius C, Byrnes WC, Leinwand LA.
Mutation of the IIB myosin heavy chain gene results in muscle fiber loss and
compensatory hypertrophy.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):C637-45.

Lowe DA, Surek JT, Thomas DD, Thompson LV.
Electron paramagnetic resonance reveals age-related myosin structural changes in
rat skeletal muscle fibers.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):C540-7.

Rennie KJ, Weng T, Correia MJ.
Effects of KCNQ channel blockers on K(+) currents in vestibular hair cells.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):C473-80.

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