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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 6 May 2011 (Recent Space Life Science Research Results)

By SpaceRef Editor
May 6, 2011
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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 6 May 2011 (Recent Space Life Science Research Results)

Papers deriving from NASA support:

Hamilton DR, Sargsyan AE, Melton SL, Garcia KM, Oddo B, Kwon DS, Feiveson AH, Dulchavsky SA.
Sonography for determining the optic nerve sheath diameter with increasing intracranial pressure in a porcine model.
J Ultrasound Med. 2011 May;30(5):651-9.
(PI: S.A. Dulchavsky)

Asaithamby A, Hu B, Chen DJ.
Unrepaired clustered DNA lesions induce chromosome breakage in human cells.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]
(PIs: D.J. Chen; J.D. Minna/A. Asaithamby/D.J. Chen/NSCOR)
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Williams JR, Zhang Y, Zhou H, Gridley DS, Koch CJ, Slater JM, Dicello JF, Little JB.
Sequentially-induced responses define tumour cell radiosensitivity.
Int J Radiat Biol. 2011 Apr 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Li W, Li F, Huang Q, Shen J, Wolf F, He Y, Liu X, Hu A, Bedford J, Li CY.
Quantitative, non-invasive imaging of radiation-induced DNA double strand breaks in vivo.
Cancer Res. 2011 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]
(PI: C.Y. Li)

Duffy JF, Cain SW, Chang AM, Phillips AJ, Muench MY, Gronfier C, Wyatt JK, Dijk DJ, Wright KP Jr, Czeisler CA.
Quantification of Behavior Sackler Colloquium: Sex difference in the near-24-hour intrinsic period of the human circadian timing system.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]
(PI: C.A. Czeisler)
NOTE: This article has been described in news reports, e.g.:…
The article may temporariliy be obtained online without charge.

Kim SJ, Bassham DC.
TNO1 is involved in salt tolerance and vacuolar trafficking in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Physiol. 2011 Apr 26. [Epub ahead of print]
(PI: D.C. Bassham)
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

Lucas RA, Ainslie PN, Morrison SA, Cotter JD.
Compression leggings modestly affect cardiovascular but not cerebrovascular responses to heat and orthostatic stress in young and older adults.
Age (Dordr). 2011 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Kang CY, Li T, Zou L, Yuan M, Li TZ, Guo YH, Wang Y, Liu CT.
[Salidroside inhibits clinorotation-induced apoptosis in pulmonary microvascular endothelial cells]
Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2011 Apr 20;31(4):649-52. Chinese.
NOTE: Translated journal title is Journal of Southern Medical University.

Albro MB, Banerjee RE, Li R, Oungoulian SR, Chen B, del Palomar AP, Hung CT, Ateshian GA.
Dynamic loading of immature epiphyseal cartilage pumps nutrients out of vascular canals.
J Biomech. 2011 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Selvaraj N, Shelley K, Silverman D, Stachenfeld N, Galante N, Mendelson Y, Florian J, Chon K.
A novel approach using time-frequency analysis of pulse-oximeter data to detect progressive hypovolemia in spontaneously breathing healthy subjects.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2011 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Buehring B, Belavy DL, Michaelis I, Gast U, Felsenberg D, Rittweger J.
Changes in lower extremity muscle function after 56 days of bed rest.
J Appl Physiol. 2011 Apr 28. [Epub ahead of print]
NOTE: Berlin Bed Rest Study.

Polizello JC, Carvalho LC, Freitas FC, Padula N, Martinez EZ, Mattiello-Sverzut AC.
Morphological effects of resumption of loading after immobilization of skeletal muscles in lengthened position in female rats.
Rev Bras Fisioter. 2011 Jan-Feb;15(1):73-9. English, Portuguese.
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge:

Rowan SL, Purves-Smith FM, Solbak NM, Hepple RT.
Accumulation of severely atrophic myofibers marks the acceleration of sarcopenia in slow and fast twitch muscles.
Exp Gerontol. 2011 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Symons TB, Sheffield-Moore M, Mamerow MM, Wolfe RR, Paddon-Jones D.
The anabolic response to resistance exercise and a protein-rich meal is not diminished by age.
J Nutr Health Aging. 2011;15(5):376-81.

Smith TJ, Schwarz JM, Montain SJ, Rood J, Pikosky MA, Castaneda-Sceppa C, Glickman E, Young AJ.
High protein diet maintains glucose production during exercise-induced energy deficit: A controlled trial.
Nutr Metab (Lond). 2011 Apr 28;8:26. [Epub ahead of print]
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Thyfault JP, Booth FW.
Lack of regular physical exercise or too much inactivity.
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2011 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Rath B, Nam J, Deschner J, Schaumburger J, Tingart M, Graessel S, Grifka J, Agarwal S.
Biomechanical forces exert anabolic effects on osteoblasts by activation of SMAD 1/5/8 through type 1 BMP receptor.
Biorheology. 2011 ;48(1):37-48.

Morgan JM, Wong A, Genetos DC, Yellowley CE.
Src is sufficient, but not necessary, for osteopontin induction in osteoblasts.
Biorheology. 2011;48(1):65-74.

Kaufmann I, Feuerecker M, Salam A, Schelling G, Thiel M, Chouker A.
Adenosine A2(A) receptor modulates the oxidative stress response of primed polymorphonuclear leukocytes after parabolic flight.
Hum Immunol. 2011 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]
NOTE: Parabolic flight results.

Jin X, Li Q, Wu Q, Li P, Matsumoto Y, Furusawa Y, Gong L, Hao J, Dai Z.
Radiosensitization by inhibiting survivin in human hepatoma HepG2 cells to high-LET radiation.
J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2011 Apr 23. [Epub ahead of print]
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Ionta S, Heydrich L, Lenggenhager B, Mouthon M, Fornari E, Chapuis D, Gassert R, Blanke O.
Multisensory mechanisms in temporo-parietal cortex support self-location and first-person perspective.
Neuron. 2011 Apr 28;70(2):363-74.

Rajguru SM, Richter CP, Matic AI, Holstein GR, Highstein SM, Dittami GM, Rabbitt RD.
Infrared photostimulation of the crista ampullaris.
J Physiol. 2011 Mar 15;589(Pt 6):1283-94. Epub 2011 Jan 17.
NOTE: This article is described in a comment by I.S. Curthoys:

Chatzigeorgiou M, Schafer WR.
Lateral facilitation between primary mechanosensory neurons controls nose touch perception in C. elegans.
Neuron. 2011 Apr 28;70(2):299-309.

Holovska K Jr, Almaiova V, Cigankova V, krobanek P.
The effects of simulated microgravity on skeletal muscle of Japanese quail: Transmission electron microscopic study.
Acta Vet Brno. 2011 Mar;80(1):119-24.
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Buriova L, krobanek P, Baranovska M.
Effect of hypodynamia on structure of vestibular apparatus in Japanese quail chicks: Light microscopy.
Acta Vet Brno. 2011 Mar;80(1):125-7.
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

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