Status Report

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness January 14, 2011

By SpaceRef Editor
January 14, 2011
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Holguin N, Judex S. Rat intervertebral disc health during hindlimb unloading: Brief ambulation with or without vibration. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1078-84. (PIs: S. Judex; N. Holguin, NASA Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship)

De Witt JK, Perusek GP, Lewandowski BE, Gilkey KM, Savina MC, Samorezov S, Edwards WB. Locomotion in simulated and real microgravity: Horizontal suspension vs. parabolic flight. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1092-9. (PI: G.P. Perusek) Note: Parabolic flight results.

Gray GW, Sargsyan AE, Davis JR. Clinical risk management approach for long-duration space missions. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1128-32.

Marcu O, Lera MP, Sanchez ME, Levic E, Higgins LA, Shmygelska A, Fahlen TF, Nichol H, Bhattacharya S. Innate immune responses of Drosophila melanogaster are altered by spaceflight. PLoS One. 2011 Jan 11;6(1):e15361. (PI: S. Bhattacharya) Note: STS-121 results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Lee SM, Clarke MS, O’Connor DP, Stroud L, Ellerby GE, Soller BR. Near infrared spectroscopy-derived interstitial hydrogen ion concentration and tissue oxygen saturation during ambulation. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: B.R. Soller)

Rizvi A, Pecaut MJ, Slater JM, Subramaniam S, Gridley DS. Low-dose gamma-rays modify CD4(+) T cell signalling response to simulated solar particle event protons in a mouse model. Int J Radiat Biol. 2011 Jan;87(1):24-35.

Yang H, Magpayo N, Held KD. Targeted and non-targeted effects from combinations of low doses of energetic protons and iron ions in human fibroblasts. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: K.D. Held)

Gooley JJ, Chamberlain K, Smith KA, Khalsa SB, Rajaratnam SM, Van Reen E, Zeitzer JM, Czeisler CA, Lockley SW. Exposure to room light before bedtime suppresses melatonin onset and shortens melatonin duration in humans. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: C.A. Czeisler, S.W. Lockley)

Radtke AL, Wilson JW, Sarker S, Nickerson CA. Analysis of interactions of Salmonella Type Three Secretion Mutants with 3-D intestinal epithelial cells. PLoS One. 2010 Dec 29;5(12):e15750. (PI: C.A. Nickerson) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

Connolly DM, Lee VM, D’Oyly TJ. Decompression sickness risk at 6553 m breathing two gas mixtures. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1069-77.

Sato K, Katayama K, Hotta N, Ishida K, Akima H. Aerobic exercise capacity and muscle volume after lower limb suspension with exercise countermeasure. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1085-91.

Walker TB, Balldin U, Fischer J, Storm W, Warren GL. Acceleration tolerance after ingestion of a commercial energy drink. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1100-6. Note: Used centrifugation.

Reini SA. Hypercortisolism as a potential concern for submariners. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1114-22.

Buckey HC Jr. The Undersea and Space Medicine Research Lab at Dartmouth. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Dec;81(12):1148. Note: This article, which is the Space Medicine Association News topic for this issue, can be accessed online without cost.

Naguib AN, Winch P, Ro PS, Olshove V, Tobias JD. Changes in near-infrared spectroscopy and the bispectral index during tilt-table examination. Pediatr Cardiol. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Akopian VP, Balian LS, Zakarian NA. [Effect of nootropes on quantitative changes in the rat cerebral cortex GABA(A) receptor complexes under experimental hypokinesia conditions] Eksp Klin Farmakol. 2010 Jul;73(7):13-5. Russian.

Hain BA, Dodd SL, Judge AR. I{kappa}B{alpha} degradation is necessary for skeletal muscle atrophy associated with contractile claudication. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2011 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Bergmann P, Body JJ, Boonen S, Boutsen Y, Devogelaer JP, Goemaere S, Kaufman J, Reginster JY, Rozenberg S. Loading and skeletal development and maintenance. J Osteoporos. 2010 Dec 20;2011:786752. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central and at the publisher’s site.

Marie PJ, Kassem M. Extrinsic mechanisms involved in age-related defective bone formation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Kassem M, Marie PJ. Senescence-associated intrinsic mechanisms of osteoblast dysfunctions. Aging Cell. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Bikle DD. Vitamin D: An ancient hormone. Exp Dermatol. 2011 Jan;20(1):7-13. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Lacerda SA, Matuoka RI, Macedo RM, Petenusci SO, Campos AA, Brentegani LG. Bone quality associated with daily intake of coffee: A biochemical, radiographic and histometric study. Braz Dent J. 2010;21(3):199-204. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Pontier JM, Vallee N, Ignatescu M, Bourdon L. Pharmacological intervention against bubble-induced platelet aggregation in a rat model of decompression sickness. J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Ghandhi SA, Sinha A, Markatou M, Amundson SA. Time-series clustering of gene expression in irradiated and bystander fibroblasts: An application of FBPA clustering. BMC Genomics. 2011 Jan 4;12:2. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Claesson K, Magnander K, Kahu H, Lindegren S, Hultborn R, Elmroth K. RBE of alpha-particles from (211)At for complex DNA damage and cell survival in relation to cell cycle position. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Ivanenko YP, Sylos Labini F, Cappellini G, Macellari V, McIntyre J, Lacquaniti F. Gait transitions in simulated reduced gravity. J Appl Physiol. 2011 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Moraes C, Sun Y, Simmons CA. Microfabricated platforms for mechanically dynamic cell culture. J Vis Exp. 2010 Dec 26;(46). pii: 2224. doi: 10.3791/2224. Note: This journal contains online videos along with text.

Mitrikas VG. [Radiation effect on cosmonauts during extravehicular activities in 2008-2009] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):3-9. Russian. Note: ISS results.

Fedorenko BS, Snigireva GP, Ivanov AA. [Cytogenetic analysis of cosmonaut’s blood lymphocytes exposed to low space radiation doses and its place in clinical-physiological health monitoring] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):9-12. Russian. Note: Mir, ISS results.

Chernykh IV, Lyagushin VI, Akatov YuA, Arkhanguelsky VV, Petrov VM, Shurshakov VA, Mashrafi R, Garrow H, Ing MB, Smith M, Tomi L. [Results of measuring neutron dose inside the Russian segment of the International Space Station using bubble detectors in experiment Matryeshka-R] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):12-7. Russian. Note: ISS results.

Oganov VS, Baranov VS, Kabitskaya OE, Novikov VE, Bakulin AV, Moskalenko MV, Aseev MV, Voitulevich LV. [Analysis of polymorphism of bone metabolism genes and evaluation of the risk of osteopenia in cosmonauts] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):18-23. Russian. Note: Mir, ISS results.

Prostiakov IV, Morukov BV, Morukov IB. [Dynamics of changes in bone mineral density and structural organization in cosmonauts following space flight of 6 months in duration] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):24-8. Russian. Note: ISS results.

Atiakshin DA, Bykov EG, Ilyin EA, Pashkov AN. [RNA content of gerbil hepatocytes after the flight aboard space platform Foton-M3] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):28-32. Russian. Note: Foton-M3 results.

Noskov VB, Larina IM, Nichiporuk IA, Pastushkova LKh, Vasilieva GYu. [Evaluation of synthetic antidiuretic hormone as a corrective substance following head-down tilt] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):32-7. Russian.

Ilyin VK, Lentsner AA, Smirnov SK. [Analysis of the species and quantitative composition of lactobacilli obtained from humans in a 300-day experiment with isolation] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):38-41. Russian.

Ushakova SA, Tikhomirov AA, Velichko VV, Golovko TG, Tabalenkova GN, Zakhozhiy IG, Matusevich VV. [Comparative evaluation of productivity of several green cultures as potential higher plant components of bio-regenerative systems of life support] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):42-6. Russian.

Babosha AV, Komarova GI. [Combined effect of zeatin and hydrogen peroxide on growth of rape and tomato germs as applied to the conditions of biological life support systems] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):46-50. Russian.

Levinskikh MA, Nefedova EL, Derendyaeva TA, Novikova ND, Sychev VN. [Effect of thermal shock on seed resistance] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):51-7. Russian.

Gorgiladze GI, Korotkova EV, Kuznetsova EE, Mukhamedieva LN, Begrov VV, Pepeliaev YuV. [Equipment for biological experiments with snails aboard piloted orbital stations] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):61-4. Russian.

Konstantinova NA, Buravkova LB, Manuilova ES, Arsenieva EL, Grivennikov IA. [Clinostatting effects on neuronal differentiation of embryonic stem cells from mice strain R1] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):65-7. Russian.

Dyemin AV, Diachenko AI, Ivanov AI. [Oxygen consumption by resting humans at different Elbrus altitudes] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 May-Jun;44(3):68-71. Russian.

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