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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 7 August 2009

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September 6, 2009
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August 7, 2009 Current Awareness

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  1. Saeed I, Carpenter RD, LeBlanc AD, Li J, Keyak JH, Sibonga JD, Lang TF. Quantitative computed tomography reveals the effects of race and sex on bone size and trabecular and cortical bone density. J Clin Densitom. 2009 Jul-Sep;12(3):330-6. Epub 2009 Jul 4. (PI: T.F. Lang)

  2. Mathew G, Zwart SR, Smith SM. Stability of blood analytes after storage in BD SST tubes for 12 mo. Clin Biochem. 2009 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.M. Smith)

  3. Wambi CO, Sanzari JK, Sayers CM, Nuth M, Zhou Z, Davis J, Finnberg N, Lewis-Wambi JS, Ware JH, El-Deiry WS, Kennedy AR. Protective effects of dietary antioxidants on proton total-body irradiation-mediated hematopoietic cell and animal survival. Radiat Res. 2009 Aug;172(2):175-86. (PI: A.R. Kennedy)

  4. Weil MM, Bedford JS, Bielefeldt-Ohmann H, Ray FA, Genik PC, Ehrhart EJ, Fallgren CM, Hailu F, Battaglia CL, Charles B, Callan MA, Ullrich RL. Incidence of acute myeloid leukemia and hepatocellular carcinoma in mice irradiated with 1 GeV/nucleon (56)Fe ions. Radiat Res. 2009 Aug;172(2):213-9. (PI: R.L. Ullrich/NSCOR)

  5. Quigley D, Balmain A. Systems genetics analysis of cancer susceptibility: From mouse models to humans. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: A. Balmain)

  6. Badavi FF, Xapsos MA, Wilson JW. An analytical model for the prediction of a micro-dosimeter response function. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):190-201. (PI: J.W. Wilson) Note: STS-51 and STS-114 results.

  7. Kondrachuk AV, Shipov AA, Astakhova TG, Boyle RD. [Modern trends in mathematical modeling of the hemispheric channels functions] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):5-12. Russian. (PI: R.D. Boyle)

Other papers of interest:

  1. Kovachevich IV, Kondratenko SN, Starodubtsev AK, Repenkova LG. Pharmacokinetics of acetaminophen administered in tablets and capsules under long-term space flight conditions. Pharm Chem J. 2009 Mar;43(3):130-3. Note: ISS results. This is an English translation of the Russian original published in Khimiko-Farmatsevticheskii Zhurnal 2009 Mar;43(3):8-11.

  2. Chopard A, Hillock S, Jasmin BJ. Molecular events and signalling pathways involved in skeletal muscle disuse-induced atrophy and the impact of countermeasures. J Cell Mol Med. 2009 Jul 28. [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Salanova M, Schiffl G, Blottner D. Atypical fast SERCA1a protein expression in slow myofibers and differential S-nitrosylation prevented by exercise during long term bed rest. Histochem Cell Biol. 2009 Jul 31. [Epub ahead of print] Note: WISE-2005 bed rest study.

  4. Kraemer M, Kuepper M, Nebe-Vom Stein A, Sorgenfrei U, Diehl RR. The influence of vasovagal response on the coagulation system. Clin Auton Res. 2009 Jul 25.[Epub ahead of print]

  5. Tervo T, Nordström P, Neovius M, Nordström A. Reduced physical activity corresponds with greater bone loss at the trabecular than the cortical bone sites in men. Bone. 2009 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print]

  6. Singh SK, Wu W, Wu W, Wang M, Iliakis G. Extensive repair of DNA double-strand breaks in cells deficient in the DNA-PK-dependent pathway of NHEJ after exclusion of heat-labile sites. Radiat Res. 2009 Aug;172(2):152-64.

  7. Lanz C, Patterson AD, Slavík J, Krausz KW, Ledermann M, Gonzalez FJ, Idle JR. Radiation metabolomics. 3. Biomarker discovery in the urine of gamma-irradiated rats using a simplified metabolomics protocol of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry combined with random forests machine learning algorithm. Radiat Res. 2009 Aug;172(2):198-212.

  8. Palm HG, Strobel J, Achatz G, von Luebken F, Friemert B. The role and interaction of visual and auditory afferents in postural stability. Gait Posture. 2009 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]

  9. Angelaki DE, Gu Y, DeAngelis GC. Multisensory integration: Psychophysics, neurophysiology, and computation. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2009 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print]

  10. Dahlman J, Sjörs A, Lindström J, Ledin T, Falkmer T. Performance and autonomic responses during motion sickness. Hum Factors. 2009 Feb;51(1):56-66.

  11. Yamada M, Greenham K, Prigge MJ, Jensen PJ, Estelle M. The TRANSPORT INHIBITOR RESPONSE2 (TIR2) gene is required for auxin synthesis and diverse aspects of plant development. Plant Physiol. 2009 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

  12. Nick P, Han MJ, An G. Auxin stimulates its own transport by shaping actin filaments. Plant Physiol. 2009 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print]

  13. Shakhmatova EI, Seliverstova EV, Natochin YuV. [Determination of ion content and localization of vasopressin and aquaporin receptors in the gerbil kidney after the flight aboard biosatellite “Foton M3”] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):16-21. Russian. Note: Foton-M3 results.

  14. Krasnov IB, Krasnikov GV, Burtseva TD, Chelnaya NA. [Reaction of the neuronal population of rat’s L5 spinal ganglia to primary and repeated modeling of microgravity effects] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):21-6. Russian.

  15. Voskanian KSh, Mitsyn GV, Gaevsky VN. [Some specific effects of the combined exposure to gamma and laser radiations on survivability of mouse fibroblasts in vitro] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):32-6. Russian.

  16. Chekov YuF. [Life support of the Mars exploration crew. Control of a zeolite system for carbon dioxide removal from space cabin air within a closed air regeneration cycle] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):37-45. Russian.

  17. Mikos KN, Mukhamedieva LN, Pakhomova AA, Ulianov AV, Serdyuk TM, Buriak AK. [A promising method of hygienic evaluation of air pollution inside the modules of the International Space Station by hydrazine derivatives] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):53-7. Russian.

  18. Ushakova SA, Tikhomirov AA, Kudenko YuA, Tikhomirova NA, Anishchenko OV. [Possible ways to include human exometabolites in the turnover of biological life support system] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):61-3. Russian.

  19. Pakhomova AA, Aksel-Rubinshtein VZ, Mikos KN, Nikitin EI. [Substantiation of medical-engineering specifications for polymethyl siloxane removal by life support systems] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):63-6. Russian.

  20. Morozov GI, Malozemov VV. [Current status of life support systems for cosmonauts and ways of their enhancement in near future] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2009 Mar-Apr;43(2):69-71. Russian.

  21. Bamsey M, Graham T, Stasiak M, Berinstain A, Scott A, Rondeau Vuk T, Dixon M. Canadian advanced life support capacities and future directions. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):151-61. Note: This paper and the following 8 papers plus one paper in the NASA section of the list are from a “Life Sciences in Space” issue of this journal. Five papers are not included in this list. The Table of Contents may be viewed at the publisher’s site.

  22. Berkovich YuA, Smolyanina SO, Krivobok NM, Erokhin AN, Agureev AN, Shanturin NA. Vegetable production facility as a part of a closed life support system in a Russian Martian space flight scenario. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):170-6.

  23. Lewis BJ, Green AR, Bennett LG. Effect of “Noisy” sun conditions on aircrew radiation exposure. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):184-9.

  24. Schneider U, Walsh L. Cancer risk above 1 Gy and the impact for space radiation protection. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):202-9.

  25. Adenle AA, Johnsen B, Szewczyk NJ. Review of the results from the International C. elegans first experiment (ICE-FIRST). Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):210-6. Note: ISS results.

  26. Anken R, Hilbig R. Swimming behaviour of the upside-down swimming catfish (Synodontis nigriventris) at high-quality microgravity – A drop-tower experiment. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):217-20.

  27. Yuan M, Jiang S, Li Z, Yuan M, Ting L, Ying Z, Wang D. The declined phosphorylation of Heat shock protein 27 in rat cardiac muscle after hindlimb unloading. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):221-5.

  28. Yi ZC, Xia B, Xue M, Zhang GY, Wang H, Zhou HM, Sun Y, Zhuang FY. Simulated microgravity inhibits the proliferation of K562 erythroleukemia cells but does not result in apoptosis. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):233-44.

  29. Tamaoki D, Karahara I, Nishiuchi T, De Oliveira S, Schreiber L, Wakasugi T, Yamada K, Yamaguchi K, Kamisaka S. Transcriptome profiling in Arabidopsis inflorescence stems grown under hypergravity in terms of cell walls and plant hormones. Adv Space Res. 2009 Jul 15;44(2):245-53.

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