Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness - 15 June 2001

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, June 15, 2001

Lin SS, Lauer MS, Asher CR, Cosgrove DM, Blackstone E, Thomas JD, Garcia MJ.
Prediction of coronary artery disease in patients undergoing operations for
mitral valve degeneration.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 May;121(5):894-901.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

Van Essen DC, Lewis JW, Drury HA, Hadjikhani N, Tootell RB, Bakircioglu M,
Miller MI.
Mapping visual cortex in monkeys and humans using surface-based atlases.
Vision Res. 2001;41(10-11):1359-78.
(PI: D.C. Van Essen)

Lu L, Yaszemski MJ, Mikos AG.
TGF-beta1 release from biodegradable polymer microparticles: its effects on
marrow stromal osteoblast function.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001;83-A Suppl 1(Pt 2):S82-91.
(PIs: A.G. Mikos and L.V. McIntire: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)

Paul AL, Semer C, Kucharek T, Ferl RJ.
The fungicidal and phytotoxic properties of benomyl and PPM in supplemented agar
media supporting transgenic Arabidopsis plants for a Space Shuttle flight
Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2001 May;55(4):480-5.
(PI: R.J. Ferl)

Badhwar G, Benton EV (eds.).
Workshop to address the role of neutrons in crew health risk, held in Houston,
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):227-387.
(PIs: G. Badhwar and E.V. Benton)
(NOTE: 19 papers resulting from a workshop held in Houston, Texas, to address the role of neutrons in crew health risk.)

Badhwar GD, Keith JE, Cleghorn TF.
Neutron measurements onboard the space shuttle.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):235-41.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

Benton ER, Benton EV, Frank AL.
Neutron dosimetry in low-earth orbit using passive detectors.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):255-263.
(PI: E.V. Benton)

Braby LA, Badhwar GD.
Proportional counter as neutron detector.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):265-7.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

Shavers MR, Cucinotta FA, Wilson JW.
HZETRN: neutron and proton production in quasi-elastic scattering of GCR
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):347-53.
(PI: J.W. Wilson)

Singleterry RC Jr, Badavi FF, Shinn JL, Cucinotta FA, Badhwar GD, Clowdsley MS,
Heinbockel JH, Wilson JW, Atwell W, Beaujean R, Kopp J, Reitz G.
Estimation of neutron and other radiation exposure components in low earth orbit.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):355-60.
(PIs: G.D. Badhwar and J.W. Wilson)

Badhwar GD, Truong AG, O'Neill PM, Choutko V.
Validation of the galactic cosmic ray and geomagnetic transmission models.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):361-7.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

Badhwar GD, Watts J, Cleghorn TE.
Radiation dose from reentrant electrons.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):369-72.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

Savary CA, Grazziutti ML, Przepiorka D, Tomasovic SP, McIntyre BW,
Woodside DG, Pellis NR, Pierson DL, Rex JH.
Characteristics of human dendritic cells generated in a microgravity analog
culture system.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Apr;37(4):216-22.
(PIs: N.R. Pellis and L.V. McIntire: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)
(NOTE: This article and three others below make up the third issue of a three part series on research that focuses on actual and modeled microgravity effects on cell culture systems.)

Hug DH, Hunter JK, Dunkerson DD.
Speculation on a role for photoimmunosuppression during space missions.
J Photochem Photobiol B. 2001 Apr;60(1):61-5.

Naitoh T, Wassersug RJ, Yamashita M.
Factors influencing the susceptibility of anurans to motion sickness.
J Comp Physiol [A]. 2001 Mar;187(2):105-13.

Khan M, Yamauchi M, Srisawasdi S, Stiner D, Doty S, Paschalis EP, Boskey AL.
Homocysteine decreases chondrocyte-mediated matrix mineralization in
differentiating chick limb-bud mesenchymal cell micro-mass cultures.
Bone. 2001 Apr;28(4):387-98.

Florence G, Bonnier R, Riondet L, Plagnes D, Lagarde D, Van Beers P, Serra A,
Etienne X, Tran D.
Cerebral cortical blood flow during loss of consciousness induced by
gravitational stress in rhesus monkeys.
Neurosci Lett. 2001 Jun 8;305(2):99-102.

Qiu QQ, Ducheyne P, Ayyaswamy PS.
3D bone tissue engineered with bioactive microspheres in simulated microgravity.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Mar;37(3):157-65.
(NOTE: This article and the following four articles comprise the second issue of a three part series on research that focuses on actual and modeled microgravity effects on cell culture systems.)

Slentz DH, Truskey GA, Kraus WE.
Effects of chronic exposure to simulated microgravity on skeletal muscle cell
proliferation and differentiation.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Mar;37(3):148-56.

Low HP, Savarese TM, Schwartz WJ.
Neural precursor cells form rudimentary tissue-like structures in a
rotating-wall vessel bioreactor.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Mar;37(3):141-7.

Rhee HW, Zhau HE, Pathak S, Multani AS, Pennanen S, Visakorpi T, Chung LW.
Permanent phenotypic and genotypic changes of prostate cancer cells cultured in
a three-dimensional rotating-wall vessel.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Mar;37(3):127-40.

Licato LL, Prieto VG, Grimm EA.
A novel preclinical model of human malignant melanoma utilizing bioreactor
rotating-wall vessels.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Mar;37(3):121-6.

Jagannadha Sastry K, Nehete PN, Savary CA.
Impairment of antigen-specific cellular immune responses under simulated microgravity.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Apr;37(4):203-8.

Hughes JH, Long JP.
Simulated microgravity impairs respiratory burst activity in human promyelocytic cells.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Apr;37(4):209-15.

Long JP, Hughes JH.
Epstein-Barr virus latently infected cells are selectively deleted in
simulated-microgravity cultures.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2001 Apr;37(4):223-30.

Wakefield J.
Painted ladies in space.
Smithsonian. 2001 Jun;33(3):30,32,34.

Armstrong TW, Colborn BL.
Predictions of secondary neutrons and their importance to radiation effects inside
the International Space Station.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):229-34.

Bartlett DT, Hager LG, Tanner RJ, Steele JD.
Measurements of the high energy neutron component of cosmic radiation fields in
aircraft using etched track dosemeters.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):243-53.

Heilbronn L, Townsend LW.
Overview of ground-based neutron measurements applicable to GCR and SPE
transport through shielding materials in space.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):269-73.

Ing H.
Neutron measurements using bubble detectors--terrestrial and space.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):275-86.

Koga K, Goka T, Matsumoto H, Muraki Y, Masuda K, Matsubara Y.
Development of the fiber neutron monitor for the energy range 15-100 MeV on the
International Space Station (ISS).
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):287-91.

Lee S-Y, Kim B-H, Lee KJ.
An application of artificial neural intelligence for personal dose assessment using a
multi-area OSL dosimetry system.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):293-304.

Luszik-Bhadra M, Matzke M, Schuhmacher H.
Development of personal neutron dosemeters at the PTB and first measurements
in the space station MIR.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):305-12.

Lyagushin VI, Dudkin VE, Potapov YuV, Sevastianov VD.
Russian measurements of neutron energy spectra on the Mir orbital station.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):313-9.

Matsumoto H, Goka T, Koga K, Iwai S, Uehara T, Sato O, Takagi S.
Real-time measurement of low-energy-range neutron spectra on board the space
shuttle STS-89 (S/MM-8).
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):321-33.

Pinsky L, Carminati F, Ferrari A.
Simulation of Space Shuttle neutron measurements with FLUKA.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):335-9.

Reitz G.
Neutron dosimetric measurements in shuttle and MIR.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):341-6.

Doke T, Hayashi T, Kikuchi J, Sakaguchi T, Terasawa K, Yoshihira E, Nagaoka S,
Nakano T, Takahashi S.
Measurements of LET-distribution, dose equivalent and quality factor with the RRMD-III
on the Space Shuttle Missions STS-84, -89 and -91.
Radiat Meas. 2001 Jun;33(3):373-87.

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