NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 3 July 2014 #605


This week we are catching up with some journals not covered for a while: Acta AstronauticaAdvances in Space ResearchBiological Sciences in Space, and a new journal from COSPAR – Life Sciences in Space Research.
 
Papers deriving from NASA support:
 
1
Moore AD, Downs ME, Lee SM, Feiveson AH, Knudsen P, Ploutz-Snyder LL.
Peak exercise oxygen uptake during and following long-duration spaceflight.
J Appl Physiol (1985). 2014 Jun 26. pii: jap.01251.2013. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24970852
(PI: A.D. Moore)
NOTE: ISS results.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.484.
Funding: “This research was supported by the NASA Human Research Program.”
 
2
Boudreaux RD, Metzger CE, Macias BR, Shirazi-Fard Y, Hogan HA, Bloomfield SA.
Bone loss during partial weight bearing (1/6th gravity) is mitigated by resistance and aerobic exercise in mice.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Jun-Jul;99:71-7.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514000721
(PI: S.A. Bloomfield)
NOTE: A partial weight bearing suspension system was used.
Journal Impact Factor: 0.701.
Funding: “This study was funded by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) via NASA Cooperative Agreement NCC 9-58. RDB and BRM are supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute Graduate Training Fellowship NSBRI-RFP-05-02.”
 
3
Kim SB, Zhang L, Barron S, Shay JW.
Inhibition of microRNA-31-5p protects human colonic epithelial cells against ionizing radiation.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:67-73.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000078
(PI: J.W. Shay)
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183.
Funding: “This work was performed in laboratories constructed with support from NIH grant C06RR30414. This work was supported by NASA Grants #NNX11AC15G, and NNX09AU95G to J.W.S.”
 
4
Kennedy AR.
Biological effects of space radiation and development of effective countermeasures.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:10-43.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000108
(PI: A.R. Kennedy)
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183.
Funding: “Most of the research investigations from the author’s laboratory discussed in this review were supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI). The NSBRI is funded through NASA NCC9-8. In addition, some studies were funded by a NASA grant (NAG9-517). Several trainees participating in these investigations were supported by the NIH-funded Radiation Biology Training Grant (T32CA009677).”
 
5
Miousse IR, Shao L, Chang J, Feng W, Wang Y, Allen AR, Turner J, Stewart B, Raber J, Zhou D, Koturbash I.
Exposure to low-dose (56)Fe-ion radiation induces long-term epigenetic alterations in mouse bone marrow hematopoietic progenitor and stem cells.
Radiat Res. 2014 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24960414
(PI: J. Raber)
Journal Impact Factor: 2.698.
Funding: “The study was supported in part by NASA grant NNJ12ZSA001N (JR), Arkansas Research Alliance Scholarship and Rockefeller Leukemia and Lymphoma Research Endowment (DZ), UAMS Clinical and Translational Science Award UL1TR000039 and KL2TR000063 (IK) and the Arkansas Biosciences Institute, the major research component of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000 (IK).”
 
6
Borak TB, Heilbronn LH, Townsend LW, McBeth RA, de Wet W.
Quality factors for space radiation: A new approach.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:96-102.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221455241400011X
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183.
Funding: “This work was supported through research grant NNX13AD19G for Early Stage Innovations (ESI) administered through the NASA Space Technology Research Grants Program.”
 
7
Abe T, Mollicone D, Basner M, Dinges DF.
Sleepiness and safety: Where biology needs technology.
Sleep Biol Rhythms. 2014 Apr 1;12(2):74-84.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24955033
(PI: D.F. Dinges)
NOTE:
Journal Impact Factor: 1.052.
Funding: “The time and effort required to write the review were supported by JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships for Research Abroad and KAKENHI Grant Number 22730598 (T. Abe); NIH grant R01 NR004281 (D.F. Dinges); National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NASA NCC 9-58 (D.F. Dinges); and by the Office of Naval Research and the Navy BUMED Advanced Medical Development Program through contracts N65236-09-D-3809, N00014-10-C-0392, N00014-11-C-0592, and N62645-12-C-4004 (D. Mollicone).”
 
8
Shelhamer M.
Life-sciences research opportunities in commercial suborbital space flight.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Apr 28. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001428
(PI: M. Shelhamer)
Journal Impact Factor: 0.701.
Funding: “Support for the author provided by the NASA Human Research Program through grant NNX10AO19G.”
 
9
Richard EE, Davis JR.
NASA Human Health and Performance Center: Open innovation successes and collaborative projects.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 May 22. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001702
Journal Impact Factor: 0.701.
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Other papers of interest, by journal:
 
1
Mayorova VI, Samburov SN, Zhdanovich OV, Strashinksy VA.
Utilization of the International Space Station for education and popularization of space research.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 May-Jun;98:147-54.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514000447
 
2
Sokolovskaya AA, Ignashkova TI, Bochenkova AV, Moskovtsev AA, Baranov VM, Kubatiev A.
Effects of simulated microgravity on cell cycle in human endothelial cells.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Jun-Jul;99:14-23.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514000484
 
3
Polackova Solcova I, Lacev A, Solcova I.
Study of individual and group affective processes in the crew of a simulated mission to Mars: Positive affectivity as a valuable indicator of changes in the crew affectivity.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Jul-Aug;100:57-67.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009457651400112X
 
4
Orlov OI, Sychev VN, Samarin GI, Ilyin EA, Belakovskiy MS, Kussmaul AR.
Multidisciplinary Russian biomedical research in space.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Aug-Sep;101:180-7.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001404
 
5
Hughson RL, Shoemaker JK, Arbeille P.
CCISS, vascular and BP reg: Canadian space life science.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Feb 20. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009457651400054X
NOTE: ISS results.
 
6
Schneider S, Robinson R, Smith C, von der Wiesche M, Goswami N.
Gender specific changes in cortical activation patterns during exposure to artificial gravity.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Mar 13. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009457651400099X
 
7
Gres S, Tognini M, Le Cardinal G, Zalila Z, Gueydan G.
Cooperation and dialogical modeling for designing a safe human space exploration mission to Mars.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Apr 28. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001441
 
8
Ongaro F.
From space medicine to preventive and personalized health care on earth.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 May 17. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001672
 
9
Spillantini P.
Manned exploration and exploitation of solar system: Passive and active shielding for protecting astronauts from ionizing radiation – A short overview
Acta Astronaut. 2014 May 17. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001775
 
10
Arena C, De Micco V, Macaeva E, Quintens R.
Space radiation effects on plant and mammalian cells.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 May 20. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001659
 
11
Hauschild S, Tauber S, Lauber B, Thiel CS, Layer LE, Ullrich O.
T cell regulation in microgravity – The current knowledge from in vitro experiments conducted in space, parabolic flights and ground-based facilities.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Jun 1. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001799
NOTE: Spacelab, STS, sounding rocket, and parabolic flight results.
 
12
Kanas N.
Psychosocial issues during an expedition to Mars (Revised)
Acta Astronaut. 2014 Jun 24. [In Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514002252
 
13
El-Jaby S, Tomi L, Sihver L, Sato T, Richardson RB, Lewis BJ.
Method for the prediction of the effective dose equivalent to the crew of the International Space Station.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Mar 1;53(5):810-7.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0273117713008193
 
14
Wang Y, Yuan Y, Liu J, Su L, Chang D, Guo Y, Chen Z, Fang X, Wang J, Li T, Zhou L, Fang C, Yang R, Liu C.
Transcriptomic and proteomic responses of Serratia marcescens to spaceflight conditions involve large-scale changes in metabolic pathways.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Apr 1;53(7):1108-17.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0273117714000532
NOTE: Shenzhou8 results.
 
15
Guo S, Ai W, Tang Y, Cheng O, Shen Y, Qin L, Ma J, Zhu J, Ren J.
Study on O2 generation and CO2 absorption capability of four co-cultured salad plants in an enclosed system.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Jun 1;53(11):1551-6.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027311771400091X
 
16
Dong C, Fu Y, Liu G, Liu H.
Low light intensity effects on the growth, photosynthetic characteristics, antioxidant capacity, yield and quality of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at different growth stages in BLSS.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Jun 1;53(11):1557-66.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0273117714000921
 
17
Luan H-Q, Sun L-W, Huang Y-F, Wang Y, McClean, CJ, Fan Y-B.
The application of micro-CT in monitoring bone alterations in tail-suspended rats in vivo.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Jun 1;53(11):1567-73.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0273117714001355
NOTE: Hindlimb unloading study.
 
18
Avercheva O, Berkovich YA, Smolyanina S, Bassarskaya E, Pogosyan S, Ptushenko V, Erokhin A, Zhigalova T.
Biochemical, photosynthetic and productive parameters of Chinese cabbage grown under blue-red LED assembly designed for space agriculture.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Jun 1;53(11):1574-81.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0273117714001501
 
19
Mizuno R, Miyagawa R, Ijiri K.
Expression of c-Fos protein in response to hypergravity in the brain of medaka fish.
Biol Sci Space. 2013;27:1-8.
https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/bss/27/0/27_1/_article
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
20
Takahashi Y, Shibata S, Yokoyama J, Hashimoto H, Yokobori S, Yamagishi A.
Selection of lichens resistant to the cosmic environment – Thermal cycle treatment, UV irradiation and heavy ion beam irradiation.
Biol Sci Space. 2013;27:9-18.
https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/bss/27/0/27_9/_article
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
21
Durante M.
Space radiation protection: Destination Mars.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:2-9.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000042
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
22
Xu D, Gao Y, Huang L, Sun Y.
Changes in miRNA expression profile of space-flown Caenorhabditis elegansduring Shenzhou-8 mission.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:44-52. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000030
NOTE: Shenzhou-8 results. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
23
He M, Dong C, Konishi T, Tu W, Liu W, Shiomi N, Kobayashi A, Uchihori Y, Furusawa Y, Hei TK, Dang B, Shao C.
Differential effects of p53 on bystander phenotypes induced by gamma ray and high LET heavy ion radiation.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:53-9.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000091
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
24
Krygiel RG, Waye AB, Baptista RR, Heidner GS, Rehnberg L, Russomano T.
The evaluation of upper body muscle activity during the performance of external chest compressions in simulated hypogravity.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:60-6.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000066
NOTE: A Body Suspension Device with counterweights was used to simulate Martian gravity. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
25
Shi J, Lu W, Sun Y.
Comparison of space flight and heavy ion radiation induced genomic/epigenomic mutations in rice (Oryza sativa).
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:74-9.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000133
NOTE: Recoverable satellite results. This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
26
Zhang B, Davidson MM, Hei TK.
Mitochondria regulate DNA damage and genomic instability induced by high LET radiation.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:80-8.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000121
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
27
Uemoto H, Shoji T, Uchida S.
Biological filter capable of simultaneous nitrification and denitrification for Aquatic Habitat in International Space Station.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Apr;1:89-95.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221455241400008X
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

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