NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #603 20 June 2014


Papers deriving from NASA support:
 
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Kiss JZ, Aanes G, Schiefloe M, Coelho LH, Millar KD, Edelmann RE.
Changes in operational procedures to improve spaceflight experiments in plant biology in the European Modular Cultivation System.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Mar;53(5):818-27.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0273117713008211
(PI: J.Z. Kiss)
NOTE: ISS results.
 
2
Wang YN, Simon JC, Cunitz BW, Starr FL, Paun M, Liggitt DH, Evan AP, McAteer JA, Liu Z, Dunmire B, Bailey MR.
Focused ultrasound to displace renal calculi: Threshold for tissue injury.
J Ther Ultrasound. 2014 Mar 31;2:5.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24921046
(PIs: M.R. Bailey, L. Crum)
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
3
Flynn-Evans EE, Tabandeh H, Skene DJ, Lockley SW.
Circadian rhythm disorders and melatonin production in 127 blind women with and without light perception.
J Biol Rhythms. 2014 Jun 10;29(3):215-24. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24916394
 
4
Crabbe A, Ledesma MA, Nickerson CA.
Mimicking the host and its microenvironment in vitro for studying mucosal infections by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Pathog Dis. 2014 Jun;71(1):1-19. Epub 2014 May 23.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24737619
(PI: C.A. Nickerson)
 
5
de Regt AK, Yin Y, Withers TR, Wang X, Baker TA, Sauer RT, Yu HD.
Overexpression of CupB5 activates alginate overproduction in Pseudomonas aeruginosa by a novel AlgW-dependent mechanism.
Mol Microbiol. 2014 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24913916
 
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Committee on Human Spaceflight; Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board; Space Studies Board; Division on Earth and Physical Sciences; Committee on National Statistics; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Research Council.
Pathways to Exploration: Rationales and Approaches for a U.S. Program of Human Space Exploration.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US), 2014.
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=18801
NOTE: “Prepublication Draft – Subject to Further Editorial Correction.” This monograph may be obtained online without charge.
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Other papers of interest:
 
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Zhou Y, Wang Y, Rao LL, Liang ZY, Chen XP, Zheng D, Tan C, Tian ZQ, Wang CH, Bai YQ, Chen SG, Li S.
Disrutpted resting-state functional architecture of the brain after 45-day simulated microgravity.
Front Behav Neurosci. 2014 Jun 5;8:200.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24926242
NOTE: Bed rest study. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
2
Scotto Di Cesare C, Sarlegna FR, Bourdin C, Mestre DR, Bringoux L.
Combined influence of visual scene and body tilt on arm pointing movements: Gravity matters!
PLoS One. 2014 Jun 12;9(6):e99866.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24925371
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
3
Staples JF.
Metabolic suppression in mammalian hibernation: The role of mitochondria.
J Exp Biol. 2014 Jun 15;217(Pt 12):2032-6.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24920833
 
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deHaro D, Kines KJ, Sokolowski M, Dauchy RT, Streva VA, Hill SM, Hanifin JP, Brainard GC, Blask DE, Belancio VP.
Regulation of L1 expression and retrotransposition by melatonin and its receptor: Implications for cancer risk associated with light exposure at night.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jun 9. pii:gku503. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24914052
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
5
Kamtchum Tatuene J, Pignel R, Pollak P, Lovblad KO, Kleinschmidt A, Vargas MI.
Neuroimaging of diving-related decompression illness: Current knowledge and perspectives.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24924550
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
6
Dirks ML, Wall BT, Nilwik R, Weerts DH, Verdijk LB, van Loon LJ.
Skeletal muscle disuse atrophy is not attenuated by dietary protein supplementation in healthy older men.
J Nutr. 2014 Jun 11. pii: jn.114.194217. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24919692
 
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Popov DV, Lysenko EA, Bachinin AV, Miller TF, Kurochkina NS, Kravchenko IV, Furalyov VA, Vinogradova OL.
The influence of resistance exercise intensity and metabolic stress on anabolic signaling and the expression of myogenic genes in skeletal muscle.
Muscle Nerve. 2014 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24916884
 
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Yang Z, Liu Q, Mannix RJ, Xu X, Li H, Ma Z, Ingber DE, Allen PD, Wang Y.
Mononuclear cells from dedifferentiation of mouse myotubes display remarkable regenerative capability.
Stem Cells. 2014 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24916688
 
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Kanazashi M, Tanaka M, Murakami S, Kondo H, Nagatomo F, Ishihara A, Roy RR, Fujino H
Amelioration of capillary regression and atrophy of the soleus muscle in hindlimb unloaded rats by astaxanthin supplementation and intermittent loading.
Exp Physiol. 2014 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24907028
NOTE: Hindlimb unloading study.
 
10
Haldeman BD, Brizendine RK, Facemyer KC, Baker JE, Cremo CR.
The kinetics underlying the velocity of smooth muscle myosin filament sliding on actin filaments in vitro.
J Biol Chem. 2014 Jun 6. pii: jbc.M114.564740. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24907276
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
11
Tat J, Holmes MW, Keir PJ.
Cycle to cycle variability in a repetitive upper extremity task.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24927401
 
12
Herberg S, Kondrikova G, Hussein K, Periyasamy-Thandavan S, Johnson MH, Elsalanty ME, Shi X, Hamrick MW, Isales CM, Hill WD.
Total body irradiation is permissive or mesenchymal stem cell-mediated new bone formation following local transplantation.
Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24914464
 
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Bornstein S, Brown SA, Le PT, Wang X, DeMambro V, Horowitz MC, MacDougald O, Baron R, Lotinun S, Karsenty G, Wei W, Ferron M, Kovacs CS, Clemmons D, Wan Y, Rosen CJ.
FGF-21 and skeletal remodeling during and after lactation in C57BL6 mice.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24914939
 
14
Yang H, Butz KD, Duffy D, Niebur GL, Nauman EA, Main RP.
Characterization of cancellous and cortical bone strain in the in vivo mouse tibial loading model using microCT-based finite element analysis.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24925445
 
15
Gardinier JD, Gangadharan V, Wang L, Duncan RL.
Hydraulic pressure during fluid flow regulates purinergic signaling and cytoskeleton organization of osteoblasts.
Cell Mol Bioeng. 2014 Jun 1;7(2):266-77.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24910719
 
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Singhal V, Lawson EA, Ackerman KE, Fazeli PK, Clarke H, Lee H, Eddy K, Marengi DA, Derrico NP, Bouxsein ML, Misra M.
Irisin levels are lower in young amenorrheic athletes compared with eumenorrheic athletes and non-athletes and are associated with bone density and strength estimates.
PLoS One. 2014 Jun 13;9(6):e100218.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24926783
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
17
Bespalov VG, Alexandrov VA, Semenov AL, Kovan'ko EG, Ivanov SD.
Anticarcinogenic activity of alpha-difluoromethylornithine, ginseng, eleutherococcus, and leuzea on radiation-induced carcinogenesis in female rats.
Int J Radiat Biol. 2014 Jun 10:1-38. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24913295
 
18
Jacob PY, Poucet B, Liberge M, Save E, Sargolini F.
Vestibular control of entorhinal cortex activity in spatial navigation.
Front Integr Neurosci. 2014 Jun 5;8:38. Review.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24926239
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
19
Sung PH, Chang CM, Young YH, Jaw FS, Cheng PW.
Optimal stimulation mode for obtaining galvanic ocular vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials.
Clin Otolaryngol. 2014 Jun 9. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24909358
 
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Matallana-Surget S, Derock J, Leroy B, Badri H, Deschoenmaeker F, Wattiez R.
Proteome-wide analysis and diel proteomic profiling of the cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis PCC 8005.
PLoS One. 2014 Jun 10;9(6):e99076.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24914774
NOTE: From the abstract: “The filamentous cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis has a long history of use as a food supply and it has been used by the European Space Agency in the MELiSSA project, an artificial microecosystem which supports life during long-term manned space missions.” This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
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Kroustalli A, Kotsikoris V, Karamitri A, Topouzis S, Deligianni D.
Mechanoresponses of human primary osteoblasts grown on carbon nanotubes.
J Biomed Mater Res A. 2014 Jun 7. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24910375
 
22
Han WM, Heo SJ, Driscoll TP, Boggs ME, Duncan RL, Mauck RL, Elliott DM.
Impact of cellular microenvironment and mechanical perturbation on calcium signalling in meniscus fibrochondrocytes.
Eur Cell Mater. 2014 Jun 8;27:321-31.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24908425
 
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Roccabianca S, Bellini C, Humphrey JD.
Computational modelling suggests good, bad and ugly roles of glycosaminoglycans in arterial wall mechanics and mechanobiology.
J R Soc Interface. 2014 Aug 6;11(97). pii: 20140397
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24920112
 
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Witze A.
Space-station science ramps up.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24919901
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 

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