Status Report

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness December 17, 2010

By SpaceRef Editor
December 17, 2010
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Ryoo S, Bhunia A, Chang F, Shoukas A, Berkowitz DE, Romer LH. OxLDL-dependent activation of arginase II is dependent on the LOX-1 receptor and downstream RhoA signaling. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: A. Shoukas)

Sanchez MC, Nelson GA, Green LM. Effects of protons and HZE particles on glutamate transport in astrocytes, neurons and mixed cultures. Radiat Res. 2010 Dec;174(6a):669-78. Epub 2010 Sep 28. (PI: L.M. Green)

Chappell LJ, Whalen MK, Gurai S, Ponomarev A, Cucinotta FA, Pluth JM. Analysis of flow cytometry DNA damage response protein activation kinetics after exposure to X rays and high-energy iron nuclei. Radiat Res. 2010 Dec;174(6a):691-702. Epub 2010 Sep 28. (PIs: F.A. Cucinotta, J.M. Pluth)

Shuryak I, Sachs RK, Brenner DJ. Cancer risks after radiation exposure in middle age. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2010 Nov 3;102(21):1628-36. Epub 2010 Oct 25. (PI: L. Hlatky/R.K. Sachs/NSCOR) Note: There is a comment on this paper that is available online without charge.

Fakir H, Hofmann W, Sachs RK. Modeling progression in radiation-induced lung adenocarcinomas. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2010 May;49(2):169-76. Epub 2010 Jan 8. (PI: L. Hlatky/R.K. Sachs/NSCOR) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Sullivan JP, Spinola M, Dodge M, Raso MG, Behrens C, Gao B, Schuster K, Shao C, Larsen JE, Sullivan LA, Honorio S, Xie Y, Scaglioni PP, DiMaio JM, Gazdar AF, Shay JW, Wistuba II, Minna JD. Aldehyde dehydrogenase activity selects for lung adenocarcinoma stem cells dependent on Notch signaling. Cancer Res. 2010 Dec 1;70(23):9937-48. Epub 2010 Nov 30. (PI: J.D. Minna/Y. Xie/A.F. Gazdar/J.W. Shay/NSCOR)

Balkin TJ, Horrey WJ, Graeber RC, Czeisler CA, Dinges DF. The challenges and opportunities of technological approaches to fatigue management. Accid Anal Prev. 2011 Mar;43(2):565-72. (PIs: C.A. Czeisler, D.F. Dinges) Note: This paper was part of a special issue on the topic of “Advancing Fatigue and Safety Research”.

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Giusti MF, Sato MA, Cardoso LM, Braga VA, Colombari E. Central antioxidant therapy inhibits parasympathetic baroreflex control in conscious rats. Neurosci Lett. 2010 Dec 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Veltmann C, Borggrefe M, Wolpert C, Schimpf R. Evaluation and management of syncope. Minerva Cardioangiol. 2010 Dec;58(6):701-15. Note: This paper was part of a series of reviews in this issue on arrhythmias.

Li W, Wang C, Wu LJ, Hu CY, Xu Y, Li MX, Lin P, Luo HY, Xie ZW. [Arrhythmia after a positive head-up tilt table test] Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing Za Zhi. 2010 Sep;38(9):805-8. Chinese. Note: Translated journal title is Chinese Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases.

Tan A, Sumpio BE, Lee S, Seifalian AM. The implications of human stem cell differentiation to endothelial cell via fluid shear stress in cardiovascular regenerative medicine: A review. Curr Pharm Des. 2010 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Mano T, Nishimura N, Iwase S. Sympathetic neural influence on bone metabolism in microgravity (Review). Acta Physiol Hung. 2010 Dec;97(4):354-61.

Sen B, Xie Z, Case N, Styner M, Rubin CT, Rubin J. Mechanical signal influence on mesenchymal stem cell fate is enhanced by incorporation of refractory periods into the loading regimen. J Biomech. 2010 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] Note: From abstract: “These data indicate that mechanical biasing of MSC lineage selection is more dependent on event scheduling than on load magnitude or duration.”

Kesavan C, Mohan S. Bone mass gained in response to external loading is preserved for several weeks following cessation of loading in 10 week C57BL/6J mice. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Dec;10(4):274-80. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Graves DT, Li J, Cochran DL. Inflammation and uncoupling as mechanisms of periodontal bone loss. J Dent Res. 2010 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Mulder ER, Horstman AM, Gerrits K, Massa M, Kleine BU, de Haan A, Belav DL, Felsenberg D, Zwarts M, Stegeman DF. Enhanced physiological tremor deteriorates plantar flexor torque steadiness after bed rest. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2010 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Second Berlin Bed Rest Study.

Degens H, Rittweger J. What is new in musculoskeletal interactions? Muscle oxygenation, myonuclear domain, acupuncture, titin and phosphate. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Dec;10(4):245-8. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Cong H, Sun LQ, Liu C, Tien P. Inhibition of atrogin-1/MAFbx expression by adenovirus-delivered shRNAs attenuates muscle atrophy in fasting mice. Hum Gene Ther. 2010 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Ottenheijm CA, van Hees HW, Heunks LM, Granzier HL. Titin-based mechanosensing and signaling: Role in diaphragm atropy during unloading ? Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2010 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Jeggo P. The role of the DNA damage response mechanisms after low-dose radiation exposure and a consideration of potentially sensitive individuals. Radiat Res. 2010 Dec;174(6b):825-32. Epub 2010 Aug 25.

Shore RE, Neriishi K, Nakashima E. Epidemiological studies of cataract risk at low to moderate radiation doses: (Not) seeing is believing. Radiat Res. 2010 Dec;174(6b):889-94. Epub 2010 Aug 30. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Jacquot JF, le Bail JL, Bardet M, Tabony J. Exposure of biological preparations to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields under low gravity. Rev Sci Instrum. 2010 Nov;81(11):115103.

Carriot J, Cian C, Paillard A, Denise P, Lackner JR. Influence of multisensory graviceptive information on the apparent zenith. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Klier EM, Meng H, Angelaki DE. Revealing the kinematics of the oculomotor plant with tertiary eye positions and ocular counterroll. J Neurophysiol. 2010 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Chabria M, Hertig S, Smith ML, Vogel V. Stretching fibronectin fibres disrupts binding of bacterial adhesins by physically destroying an epitope. Nat Commun. 2010 Dec;1(9):135. Note: From abstract: “These adhesins might thus preferentially bind to sites at which ECM fibres are cleaved, such as wounds or inflamed tissues…Demonstrating the existence of a mechanosensitive cell-binding site provides a new perspective on how the mechanobiology of ECM might regulate bacterial and cell-binding events, virulence and the course of infection.” This article may be obtained online without charge.

Tang J, Cui J, Chen R, Guo K, Kang X, Li Y, Gao D, Sun L, Xu C, Chen J, Tang Z, Liu Y. A three-dimensional cell biology model of human hepatocellular carcinoma in vitro. Tumour Biol. 2010 Dec 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Ghosal S, Fukui Y. Does buckling instability of the pseudopodium limit how well an amoeba can climb? J Theor Biol. 2010 Dec 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Ren W, Zhang Y, Deng B, Guo H, Cheng L, Liu Y. Effect of space flight factors on alfalfa seeds. Afr J Biotechnol. 2010 Oct 25;9(43):7273-9. Note: Results from seeds flown on a Chinese space flight (“Shijian-8 seed breeding satellite”). This article may be obtained online without charge.

Kleine-Vehn J, Ding Z, Jones AR, Tasaka M, Morita MT, Friml J. Gravity-induced PIN transcytosis for polarization of auxin fluxes in gravity-sensing root cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print]

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