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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 8 July 2011 (Recent Space Life Science Research Results)

By SpaceRef Editor
July 8, 2011
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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness 8 July 2011 (Recent Space Life Science Research Results)

Papers deriving from NASA support:

Lee SM, Guined JR, Brown AK, Stenger MB, Platts SH.
Metabolic consequences of garments worn to protect against post-spaceflight orthostatic intolerance.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Jun;82(6):648-53.

Matsumoto A, Storch KJ, Stolfi A, Mohler SR, Frey MA, Stein TP.
Weight loss in humans in space.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Jun;82(6):615-21.
NOTE: Used data from the NASA Longitudinal Study of Astronaut Health.

Ren XL, Zhang R, Zhang YY, Liu H, Yu JW, Cai Y, Wang ZC, Purdy RE, Ma J.
Nitric oxide synthase activity in the abdominal aorta of rats is decreased after 4 weeks of simulated microgravity.
Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol. 2011 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]
(PI: R.E. Purdy)

Fu Q, VanGundy TB, Shibata S, Auchus RJ, Williams GH, Levine BD.
Exercise training versus propranolol in the treatment of the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.
Hypertension. 2011 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]
(PI: B.D. Levine?)

Lai N, Tolentino-Silva F, Nasca MM, Silva MA, Gladden LB, Cabrera ME.
Exercise intensity and oxygen uptake kinetics in African-American and Caucasian women.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]
(PI: M. E. Cabrera)

Stowe RP, Sams CF, Pierson DL.
Adrenocortical and immune responses following short- and long-duration spaceflight.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Jun;82(6):627-34.
(PI: R.P. Stowe)
NOTE: Shuttle and ISS results.

Conkin J.
Decompression sickness after air break in prebreathe described with a survival model.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Jun;82(6):589-98.

Autsavapromporn N, de Toledo SM, Buonanno M, Jay-Gerin JP, Harris AL, Azzam EI.
Intercellular communication amplifies stressful effects in high-charge, high-energy (HZE) particle-irradiated human cells.
J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2011 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]
(PI: E.I. Azzam)
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Erenpreisa J, Salmina K, Huna A, Kosmacek EA, Cragg MS, Ianzini F, Anisimov AP.
Polyploid tumour cells elicit paradiploid progeny through depolyploidizing divisions and regulated autophagic degradation.
Cell Biol Int. 2011 Jul 1;35(7):687-95.
(PI: F. Ianzini)

Ratcliff R, Van Dongen HP.
Diffusion model for one-choice reaction-time tasks and the cognitive effects of sleep deprivation.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Jul 5;108(27):11285-90. Epub 2011 Jun 20.
(PI: H.P. Van Dongen)

Other papers of interest:

Aoki K, Ogawa Y, Iwasaki K, Mukai C.
[Approach to elucidating the influences and factors affecting circulation system in humans in space environment]
Nippon Eiseigaku Zasshi. 2011 May;66(3):568-72. Japanese.
NOTE: A reminder: the translated journal title may be seen by holding the cursor over the journal title abbreviation in the PubMed citation. Clicking on the journal title abbreviation and then “NLM Catalog” will take you to the NLM Catalog record for the journal, which usually has a link to the publisher’s site. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Zawadzka-Bartczak EK, Kopka LH.
Cardiac arrhythmias during aerobatic flight and its simulation on a centrifuge.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Jun;82(6):599-603.

Cui J, Shibasaki M, Low DA, Keller DM, Davis SL, Crandall CG.
Muscle sympathetic responses during orthostasis in heat-stressed individuals.
Clin Auton Res. 2011 Jun 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Notarius CF, Murai H, Morris BL, Floras JS.
Effect of fitness on reflex sympathetic neurovascular transduction in middle-aged men.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Rai B, Kaur J.
The history and importance of aeronautic dentistry.
J Oral Sci. 2011 Jun;53(2):143-6.
NOTE: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Ni XX, Cai ZY, Fan DF, Liu Y, Zhang RJ, Liu SL, Kang ZM, Liu K, Li RP, Sun XJ, Xu WG.
Protective effect of hydrogen-rich saline on decompression sickness in rats.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2011 Jun;82(6):604-9.

Momken I, Stevens L, Bergouignan A, Desplanches D, Rudwill F, Chery I, Zahariev A, Zahn S, Stein TP, Sebedio JL, Pujos-Guillot E, Falempin M, Simon C, Coxam V, Andrianjafiniony T, Gauquelin-Koch G, Picquet F, Blanc S.
Resveratrol prevents the wasting disorders of mechanical unloading by acting as a physical exercise mimetic in the rat.
FASEB J. 2011 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]
NOTE: There is a FASEB press release for this paper:

Udaka J, Terui T, Ohtsuki I, Marumo K, Ishiwata S, Kurihara S, Fukuda N.
Depressed contractile performance and reduced fatigue resistance in single skinned fibers of soleus muscle after long-term disuse in rats.
J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Hao Y, Jackson JR, Wang Y, Edens N, Pereira SL, Alway SE.
-Hydroxy–methylbutyrate reduces myonuclear apoptosis during recovery from hind limb suspension-induced muscle fiber atrophy in aged rats.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2011 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Saxena A, Granot A.
Use of an anti-gravity treadmill in the rehabilitation of the operated Achilles tendon: A pilot study.
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]

del Pozo-Cruz B, Hernandez Mocholi MA, Adsuar JC, Parraca JA, Muro I, Gusi N.
Effects of whole body vibration therapy on main outcome measures for chronic non-specific low back pain: A single-blind randomized controlled trial.
J Rehabil Med. 2011 Jul;43(8):689-94.

Caudle KL, Brown EH, Shum-Siu A, Burke DA, Magnuson TS, Voor MJ, Magnuson DS.
Hindlimb immobilization in a wheelchair alters functional recovery following contusive spinal cord injury in the adult rat.
Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2011 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Yamazaki S, Mizumoto T, Nasu A, Horii T, Otomo K, Denno H, Takebayashi T, Miyamoto K, Horiuchi T.
Regulation of osteogenetic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells by two axial rotational culture.
J Artif Organs. 2011 Jun 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Karsenty G, Gershon MD.
The importance of the gastrointestinal tract in the control of bone mass accrual.
Gastroenterology. 2011 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang B, Du T, Wang Y, Yang C, Zhang S, Cao X.
Focal adhesion kinase signaling pathway is involved in mechanotransduction in MG-63 cells.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Jul 8;410(3):671-6.

Coy SL, Cheema AK, Tyburski JB, Laiakis EC, Collins SP, Fornace AJ Jr.
Radiation metabolomics and its potential in biodosimetry.
Int J Radiat Biol. 2011 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Li SW, Li M, Song HP, Feng JL, Tai XS.
Induction of a high-yield lovastatin mutant of Aspergillus terreus by (12)C (6+) heavy-ion beam irradiation and the influence of culture conditions on lovastatin production under submerged fermentation.
Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2011 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Sylos Labini F, Ivanenko YP, Cappellini G, Gravano S, Lacquaniti F.
Smooth changes in the EMG patterns during gait transitions under body weight unloading.
J Neurophysiol. 2011 Jun 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Cullen KE.
The neural encoding of self-motion.
Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2011 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Reynolds RF.
Vertical torque responses to vestibular stimulation in standing humans.
J Physiol. 2011 Jun 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Dozza M, Chiari L, Peterka RJ, Wall C, Horak FB.
What is the most effective type of audio-biofeedback for postural motor learning?
Gait Posture. 2011 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print]

Albrecht U.
Circadian rhythms and sleep-the metabolic connection.
Pflugers Arch. 2011 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang ZZ, Jing XL, Guo XH, Zhu YY.
[Application of XRF to the analysis of Scutellaria baicalensis with space mutagenesis]
Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2011 Apr;31(4):1130-2. Chinese.
NOTE: Space flight results.

Williams CR, Bees MA.
A tale of three taxes: Photo-gyro-gravitactic bioconvection.
J Exp Biol. 2011 Jul 15;214(Pt 14):2398-408.

Yu X, Zheng L, Xiong SL, Cai Z, Wang Q.
[Effect of simulated microgravity on human monocytic cell proliferation and tissue factor mRNA expression]
Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2011 Jun 20;31(6):1020-2. Chinese.

Wirtz D, Konstantopoulos K, Searson PC.
The physics of cancer: The role of physical interactions and mechanical forces in metastasis.
Nat Rev Cancer. 2011 Jul;11(7):512-22.

Hao J, Delmas P.
Recording of mechanosensitive currents using piezoelectrically driven mechanostimulator.
Nat Protoc. 2011 Jun;6(7):979-90.

Lee Y, Park CH, Ram Kim A, Chang SC, Kim SH, Lee WS, Kim SK.
The effect of ascorbic acid and dehydroascorbic acid on the root gravitropic response in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant Physiol Biochem. 2011 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print]

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