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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #847 3 Mayl 2019 (Space Life Science Research Results)

Status Report From: Spaceline
Posted: Friday, May 3, 2019

SPACELINE Current Awareness Lists are distributed via listserv and are available on the NASA Task Book website at https://taskbook.nasaprs.com/Publication/spaceline.cfm. Please send any correspondence to Robyn Ertwine, SPACELINE Current Awareness Senior Editor, SPACELINE@nasaprs.com.

Papers deriving from NASA support:

 

1

Singh NK, Wood JM, Mhatre SS, Venkateswaran K.

Metagenome to phenome approach enables isolation and genomics characterization of Kalamiella piersonii gen. nov., sp. nov. from the International Space Station.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2019 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31011775

PI: K. Venkateswaran

Note: ISS results.

Journal Impact Factor: 3.340

Funding: "Part of the research described in this publication was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This research was funded by a 2012 Space Biology NNH12ZTT001N grant no. 19-12829-26 under Task Order NNN13D111T award to KV, which also funded the post-doctoral fellowships for NKS, JMW and SSM."

 

2

Mahoney SJ, Dicks ND, Lyman KJ, Christensen BK, Hackney KJ.

Acute cardiovascular, metabolic, and muscular responses to blood flow restricted rowing exercise.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):440-6.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023403

Note: Lower body negative pressure was used.

Journal Impact Factor: 0.889

Funding: "We would like to acknowledge the Northland Chapter – American College of Sports Medicine, the Innovative Student Research Grant – North Dakota Space Grant Consortium, Space Grant Fellowship, and the Department of Health Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences – North Dakota State University for supplying funding to complete this research."

 

3

Maxwell AD, Wang YN, Kreider W, Cunitz BW, Starr F, Lee D, Nazari Y, Williams JC Jr, Bailey MR, Sorensen MD.

Evaluation of renal stone comminution and injury by burst wave lithotripsy in a pig model.

J Endourol. 2019 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31016998

PI: M.R. Bailey

Journal Impact Factor: 2.038

Funding: "We thank NASA Exploration Medical Capabilities for providing the flexible ultrasound system (imager) used in this study. We also acknowledge financial support from NIH through NIDDK P01 DK043881 and K01 DK104854, and from resources through the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington." The flexible ultrasound system (imager) resulted from research done under NSBRI grant NCC 9-58-SMST03402, M.R. Bailey, principal investigator.

 

4

Munroe M, Dvoretskiy S, Lopez A, Leong J, Dyle MC, Kong H, Adams CM, Boppart MD.

Pericyte transplantation improves skeletal muscle recovery following hindlimb immobilization.

FASEB J. 2019 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31021652

Note: Hindlimb unloading study.

Journal Impact Factor: 5.595

Funding: "Research reported in this publication was supported by National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number R01AR072735 (to M.D.B.), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) under award number R21HL131469 (to H.K. and M.D.B.), and a University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) Research Board Grant (to M.D.B.). M.M. was supported by a UIUC Dissertation Completion Award. S.D. was supported by National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) of the NIH under award number T32EB019944 and an American College of Sports Medicine National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Physiology Research Grant (18-00664)."

 

5

Yang X, Liao CY, Tang J, Bassham DC.

Overexpression of trans-Golgi network t-SNAREs rescues vacuolar trafficking and TGN morphology defects in a putative tethering factor mutant.

Plant J. 2019 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31009161

PI: D.C. Bassham

Journal Impact Factor: 5.775

Funding: "This research was supported by grants to DCB from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (grant no. NNX09AK78G) and from the National Science Foundation (grant no. IOS-1353867)."

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Other papers of interest:

 

1

Imura T, Otsuka T, Kawahara Y, Yuge L.

"Microgravity" as a unique and useful stem cell culture environment for cell-based therapy.

Regen Ther. 2019 Apr 22. [Article in Press]

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352320418300956

Note: Results from ISS and STS experiments as well as a 3-D clinostat are discussed. This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

2

Wollseiffen P, Klein T, Vogt T, Abeln V, Strüder HK, Stuckenschneider T, Sanders M, Claassen J, Askew CD, Carnahan H, Schneider S.

Neurocognitive performance is enhanced during short periods of microgravity-Part 2.

Physiol Behav. 2019 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31029651

Note: Parabolic flight results. The first part of this study was published in 2016: Wollseiffen P, Vogt T, Abeln V, Strüder HK, Askew CD, Schneider S. Neuro-cognitive performance is enhanced during short periods of microgravity. Physiol Behav. 2016 Mar 1;155:9-16. Epub 2015 Dec 1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26657021; it appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #679, 2016 Jan 4.

 

3

Petit G, Cebolla AM, Fattinger S, Petieau M, Summerer L, Cheron G, Huber R.

Local sleep-like events during wakefulness and their relationship to decreased alertness in astronauts on ISS.

npj Microgravity. 2019 May 2;5(1):10.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41526-019-0069-0

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

4

Rittenberger JC, Flickinger KL, Weissman A, Repine M, Elmer J, Guyette FX, Callaway CW.

Cooling to facilitate metabolic suppression in healthy individuals.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):475-9.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023408

 

5

Anil-Inevi M, Yilmaz E, Sarigil O, Tekin HC, Ozcivici E.

Single cell densitometry and weightlessness culture of mesenchymal stem cells using magnetic levitation.

Methods Mol Biol. 2019 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31020635

Note: Magnetic levitation was used.

 

6

Cao Y, Qiu C, Zhao C, Zhang Y, Qi Y, Li S.

Hemispheric asymmetries of cortical thickness in civil aviation pilots.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):456-61.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023405

 

7

Docquier A, Pavlin L, Raibon A, Bertrand-Gaday C, Sar C, Leibovitch S, Candau R, Bernardi H.

eIF3f depletion impedes mouse embryonic development, reduces adult skeletal muscle mass and amplifies muscle loss during disuse.

J Physiol. 2019 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31026345

Note: Hindlimb unloading study.

 

8

Yoshihara T, Tsuzuki T, Chang SW, Kakigi R, Sugiura T, Naito H.

Exercise preconditioning attenuates hind limb unloading-induced gastrocnemius muscle atrophy possibly via the HDAC4/Gadd45 axis in old rats.

Exp Gerontol. 2019 Jul 15;122:34-41. Epub 2019 Apr 19.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31009659

Note: Hindlimb unloading study.

 

9

Huyan T, Du Y, Peng H, Hu X, Wu C, Li Qi, Dong D, Li J, Shang P.

Evaluation of osteoclast-derived exosomal miRNA under simulated microgravity conditions using next-generation sequencing.

Acta Astronaut. 2019 Apr 28. [Article in Press]

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009457651831748X

Note: A random positioning machine was used.

 

10

Bunin DI, Bakke J, Green CE, Javitz HS, Fielden M, Chang PY.

Romiplostim (Nplate®) as an effective radiation countermeasure to improve survival and platelet recovery in mice.

Int J Radiat Biol. 2019 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31021662

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

11

Gonon G, Villagrasa C, Voisin P, Meylan S, Bueno M, Benadjaoud MA, Tang N, Langner F, Rabus H, Barquinero JF, Giesen U, Gruel G.

From energy deposition of ionizing radiation to cell damage signaling: Benchmarking simulations by measured yields of initial DNA damage after ion microbeam irradiation.

Radiat Res. 2019 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31021733

 

12

Arjun R, Acharya S, Shender BS, Rorres C, Hrebien L, Kam M.

Correlation of cognitive scores and the onset of hypoxia.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):429-39.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023402

 

13

Ningaiah DM.

Letter to the Editor re: Selective auditory attention and spatial disorientation cues effect on flight performance: Letter.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):492.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023413

Note: The author comments on: Lewkowicz R, Stróżak P, Bałaj B, Francuz P, Augustynowicz P. Selective auditory attention and spatial disorientation cues effect on flight performance. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2018 Nov;89(11):976-84. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29046179, which appeared in SPACELINE Current Awareness List #821, 25 October 2018.

 

14

Lewkowicz R, Stróżak P, Francuz P, Augustynowicz P, Bałaj B.

Letter to the Editor re: Selective auditory attention and spatial disorientation cues effect on flight performance: Response.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):492-3.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023412

Note: The authors reply to: Ningaiah DM. Letter to the Editor re: Selective Auditory Attention and Spatial Disorientation Cues Effect on Flight Performance: Letter. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):492. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023413.

 

15

Martin K, Périard J, Rattray B, Pyne DB.

Physiological factors which influence cognitive performance in military personnel.

Hum Factors. 2019 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31009241

 

16

Goffeng EM, Wagstaff A, Nordby KC, Meland A, Goffeng LO, Skare Ø, Lilja D, Lie JS.

Risk of fatigue among airline crew during 4 consecutive days of flight duty.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):466-74.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023407

 

17

Ramaioli C, Cuturi LF, Ramat S, Lehnen N, MacNeilage PR.

Vestibulo-ocular responses and dynamic visual acuity during horizontal rotation and translation.

Front Neurol. 2019 Apr 9;10:321.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31024422

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

 

18

Deng C, Wu J, Wang T, Wang G, Wu L, Wu Y, Bian P.

Negative modulation of bystander DNA repair potential by X-ray targeted tissue volume in Arabidopsis thaliana.

Radiat Res. 2019 Apr 24. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31017526

 

19

Du X, Niu J, Zhang Y, Wang M, Wang D, Wu B, Cai J, Huang W.

Performance, workload, and situation awareness in manual and automation-aided rendezvous and docking.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2019 May 1;90(5):447-55.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31023404

Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used.

 

20

Kan B, Speelman C, Nosaka K.

Cognitive demand of eccentric versus concentric cycling and its effects on post-exercise attention and vigilance.

Eur J Appl Physiol. 2019 Apr 25. [Epub ahead of print]

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31025096

Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used.

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