NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #607 21 July 2014


Papers deriving from NASA support:
 
1
Mednieks M, Khatri A, Rubenstein R, Burleson JA, Hand AR.
Microgravity alters the expression of salivary proteins.
Oral Health Dent Manag. 2014 Jun;13(2):211-6.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24984624
(PI: M. Mednieks)
Note: STS-131 and STS-135 results.
Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal.
Funding: “CT Space Grant College Consortium, School of Dental Medicine Alumni Research Fellowship and the NASA Award Number, NNX09AP13G, entitled, “PROTEIN EXPRESSION IN SALIVARY GLANDS: EFFECTS OF EXTENDED SPACE FLIGHT”.”
 
2
Smith SM, Abrams SA, Davis-Street JE, Heer M, O'Brien KO, Wastney ME, Zwart SR.
Fifty years of human space travel: Implications for bone and calcium research.
Annu Rev Nutr. 2014 Jul 17;34:377-400. Review.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24995691
(PI: S.M. Smith)
Note: Reviews results from STS, Mir, ISS, and bed rest studies.
Journal Impact Factor: 9.158
 
3
Blaber EA, Dvorochkin N, Torres ML, Yousuf R, Burns BP, Globus RK, Almeida EA.
Mechanical unloading of bone in microgravity reduces mesenchymal and hematopoietic stem cell-mediated tissue regeneration.
Stem Cell Res. 2014 Jun 9;13(2):181-201. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25011075
(PI: E.A. Almeida)
Note: STS-131 results. This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 4.467
 
4
Soni A, O'Sullivan L, Quick LN, Ott CM, Nickerson CA, Wilson JW.
Conservation of the low-shear modeled microgravity response in Enterobacteriaceae and analysis of the trp genes in this response.
Open Microbiol J. 2014 Jun 13;8:51-8.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25006354
(PI: C.A. Nickerson)
Note: Used rotating wall vessel apparatus to simulate microgravity. This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: Not available for this journal.
Funding: “We thank the Villanova University Biology Department, Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid G20111015158058, and NASA grant NNX09AH40G for support of this work.”
 
5
O'Banion MK.
Does peripheral inflammation contribute to Alzheimer disease? Evidence from animal models.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24991028
(PI: M.K. O’Banion)
Journal Impact Factor: 8.249
Funding: “Dr. O’Banion receives research grant support from the NIH (U19 AI091036; P30 ES01247; RO1 ES020322; RO1 AG30149) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA, NNX13AC33G).”
 
6
Turner RT, Philbrick KA, Wong CP, Olson DA, Branscum AJ, Iwaniec U.
Morbid obesity attenuates the skeletal abnormalities associated with leptin deficiency in mice.
J Endocrinol. 2014 Jul 2. pii: JOE-14-0224. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24990938
(PI: R.T. Turner)
Journal Impact Factor: 4.058
Funding: “This work was supported by NIH (AR 060913), NASA (NNX12AL24), and USDA (38420-17804).”
 
7
DeCarolis NA, Rivera PD, Ahn F, Amaral WZ, LeBlanc JA, Malhotra S, Shih H-Y, Petrik D, Melvin N, Chen BPC, Eisch AJ.
56Fe particle exposure results in a long-lasting increase in a cellular index of genomic instability and transiently suppresses adult hippocampal neurogenesis in vivo.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jun 20. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000340
(PIs: B.P.C. Chen, A.J. Eisch)
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “This work was supported by grants from the National Aeronautic and Space Agency (BPCC/AJE NNX07AP84G, AJE/BPCC NNX12AB55G) and National Institutes of Health (R01 DA016765 and K02 DA023555 to AJE; F31 NS064632 to NAD and T32 DA07290 to PDR/NAD/AJE).”
 
8
Romero-Weaver AL, Ni J, Lin L, Kennedy AR.
Orally administered fructose increases the numbers of peripheral lymphocytes reduced by exposure of mice to gamma or SPE-like proton radiation.
Life Sci Space Res, 2014 Feb 4. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000029
(PI: A.R. Kennedy)
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “This work was supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) Center of Acute Radiation Research (CARR) grant (RE01801) and NIH Training Grant (T32CA009677). The NSBRI is funded through NASA NCC9-58.”
 
9
Sanzari JK, Cengel KA, Wan XS, Rusek A, Kennedy AR.
Acute hematological effects in mice exposed to the expected doses, dose-rates, and energies of solar particle event-like proton radiation.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Feb 7. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000054
(PI: A.R. Kennedy)
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “This study was funded by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) Center of Acute Radiation Research Grant. The NSBRI is funded through NASA NCC9-58. This work was also supported by the NIH Radiation Biology Training Grant 2T32CAO9677.”
 
10
Krigsfeld GS, Shah JB, Sanzari JK, Lin L, Kennedy AR.
Evidence of disseminated intravascular coagulation in a porcine model following radiation exposure.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jul 14. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000352
(PI: A.R. Kennedy)
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “The research was supported by the NSBRI Center of Acute Radiation Research (CARR) grant. The NSBRI is funded through NASA NCC 9-58.”
 
11
Wilson JW, Slaba TC, Badavi FF, Reddell BD, Bahadori AA.
Advances in NASA radiation transport research: 3DHZETRN.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jul;2:6-22.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000297
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “This work was supported by the Human Research Program under the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate of NASA and by NASA Grant No. NNX09AR20A.”
 
12
Zhang Y, Uhlemeyer J, Hada M, Asaithamby A, Chen DJ, Wu H.
Proximity within interphase chromosome contributes to the breakpoint distribution in radiation-induced intrachromosomal exchanges.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jul;2:23-8.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000303
(PIs: A. Asaithamby, D.J. Chen, H. Wu)
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “This work was supported by the NASA Space Radiation Health Program.”
 
13
Sharma P, Guida P, Grabham P.
Effects of Fe particle irradiation on human endothelial barrier structure and function.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jul;2:29-37.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000285
(PI: P. Grabham)
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “This work was supported by P. Grabham. NASA grant NNJ11ZSA001N.”
 
14
Kreider W, Yuldashev PV, Sapozhnikov OA, Farr N, Partanen A, Bailey MR, Khokhlova VA.
Characterization of a multi-element clinical HIFU system using acoustic holography and nonlinear modeling.
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control. 2013 Aug;60(8):1683-98.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25004539
(PI: M.R. Bailey)
Journal Impact Factor: 1.822
Funding: “The work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (EB007643 and DK43881), NSBRI through NASA NCC 9-58, and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (11-02-01189 and 10-02-91062).”
 
15
Poulet L, Massa GD, Morrow RC, Bourget CM, Wheeler RM, Mitchell CA.
Significant reduction in energy for plant-growth lighting in space using targeted LED lighting and spectral manipulation.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jul;2:43-53.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000327
(PI: C.A. Mitchell)
Journal Impact Factor: 1.183
Funding: “This project was supported by NASA grant NNX09AL99G.”
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Other papers of interest:
 
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Gemignani A, Piarulli A, Menicucci D, Laurino M, Rota G, Mastorci F, Gushin V, Shevchenko O, Garbella E, Pingitore A, Sebastiani L, Bergamasco M, L'Abbate A, Allegrini P, Bedini R.
How stressful are 105 days of isolation? Sleep EEG patterns and tonic cortisol in healthy volunteers simulating manned flight to Mars.
Int J  Psychophysiol. 2014 Aug;93(2):211-9. Epub 2014 May 2.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24793641
Note: Study was conducted in an isolation facility.
 
2
Ferretti G.
Maximal oxygen consumption in healthy humans: Theories and facts.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2014 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24986693
Note: The section on bed rest also discusses the effects of space flight on VO2max.
 
3
Liu H, Wang ZC, Yue Y, Yu JW, Cai Y, Bai YG, Zhang HJ, Bao JX, Ren XL, Xie MJ, Ma J. Simulated microgravity induces an inflammatory response in the common carotid artery of rats.
Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2014 Jun 6:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25008451
Note: Hindlimb unloading study.
 
4
Kang H, Sun L, Huang Y, Wang Z, Zhao P, Fan Y, Deng X.
Regional specific adaptation of the endothelial glycocalyx dimension in tail-suspended rats.
Pflugers Arch. 2014 Jul 5. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24996927
Note: Hindlimb unloading study.
 
5
Miller GW, Mugler JP 3rd, Sá RC, Altes TA, Prisk GK, Hopkins SR.
Advances in functional and structural imaging of the human lung using proton MRI.
NMR Biomed. 2014 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24990096
 
6
Caplan N, Gibbon K, Hibbs A, Evetts S, Debuse D.
Phasic-to-tonic shift in trunk muscle activity relative to walking during low-impact weight bearing exercise.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 May 17. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001696
 
7
Hu L, Li R, Su P, Arfat Y, Zhang G, Shang P, Qian A.
Response and adaptation of bone cells to simulated microgravity.
Acta Astronaut. 2014 May 17. [Article in Press]
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094576514001684
Note: Microgravity was simulated via clinostat, diamagnetic levitation, and parabolic flight.
 
8
Cucinotta FA, Alp M, Sulzman FM, Wang M.
Space radiation risks to the central nervous system.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jul;2:54-69. Review.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000339
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
9
Liu QJ, Zhang DQ, Zhang QZ, Feng JB, Lu X, Wang XR, Li KP, Chen DQ, Mu XF, Li S, Gao L.
Dose-effect of ionising radiation-induced PIG3 gene expression alteration in human lymphoblastoid AHH-1 cells and human peripheral blood lymphocytes.
Int J Radiat Biol. 2014 Jul 3:1-36. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24991881
 
10
Zhang S, Schoenfeld F, Wiskott L, Manahan-Vaughan D.
Spatial representations of place cells in darkness are supported by path integration and border information.
Front Behav Neurosci. 2014 Jun 24;8:222.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25009477
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
11
Forbes PA, Siegmund GP, Happee R, Schouten AC, Blouin JS.
Vestibulocollic reflexes in the absence of head postural control.
J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jul 9. pii: jn.00343.2014. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25008409
 
12
Kolev OI, Georgieva-Zhostova S.
Illusory self-motion perception evoked by caloric vestibular stimulation in sitting versus supine body positions.
Behav Brain Res. 2014 Jul 1. pii: S0166-4328(14)00434-3.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24995615
 
13
Sánchez-Andrade IV, Soto-Varela A, Labella Caballero T, Gayoso Diz P, Santos-Pérez S. Impact of subject's position and acoustic stimulus type on vestibular evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) in normal subjects.
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2014 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24986426
 
14
Maloney GS, DiNapoli KT, Muday GK.
The anthocyanin reduced tomato mutant demonstrates the role of flavonols in tomato lateral root and root hair development.
Plant Physiol. 2014 Jul 8. pii: pp.114.240507. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25006027
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
 
15
Chamindu Deepagoda TKK, Jones SB, Tuller M, Wollesen de Jonge L, Kawamoto K, Komatsu T, Moldrup P.
Modeling gravity effects on water retention and gas transport characteristics in plant growth substrates.
Adv Space Res. 2014 Apr 1;54(4):797-808.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027311771400266X
 
16
Shen YZ, Guo SS, Ai WD, Tang YK.
Effects of illuminants and illumination time on lettuce growth, yield and nutritional quality in a controlled environment.
Life Sci Space Res. 2014 Jul;2:38-42.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214552414000315
 
17
Barriga HM, Booth P, Haylock S, Bazin R, Templer RH, Ces O.
Droplet interface bilayer reconstitution and activity measurement of the mechanosensitive channel of large conductance from Escherichia coli.
J R Soc Interface. 2014 Sep 6;11(98). pii: 20140404.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25008079
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

18

Fedorchak GR, Kaminski A, Lammerding J.

Cellular mechanosensing: Getting to the nucleus of it all.

Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 2014 Jul 5. pii: S0079-6107(14)00051-0 [Epub ahead of print] Review.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25008017

 

19

Tomakidi P, Schulz S, Proksch S, Weber W, Steinberg T.

Focal adhesion kinase (FAK) perspectives in mechanobiology: Implications for cell behaviour.

Cell Tissue Res. 2014 Jul 3. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24988914

 

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