Status Report

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness January 22, 2010

By SpaceRef Editor
January 22, 2010
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Roberts DR, Ramsey D, Johnson K, Kola J, Ricci R, Hicks C, Borckardt JJ, Bloomberg JJ, Epstein C, George MS. Cerebral cortex plasticity after 90 days of bed rest: Data from TMS and fMRI. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jan;81(1):30-40. (PI: D.R. Roberts)

Lee SM, Moore AD, Everett ME, Stenger MB, Platts SH. Aerobic exercise deconditioning and countermeasures during bed rest. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jan;81(1):52-63.

Britten RA, Mitchell S, Johnson AM, Singletary SJ, Keeney SK, Nyalwidhe JO, Karbassi ID, Lonart G, Sanford LD, Drake RR. The identification of serum biomarkers of high-LET radiation exposure and biological sequelae. Health Phys. 2010 Feb;98(2):196-203. (PI: R.A. Britten)

Costes SV, Chiolo I, Pluth JM, Barcellos-Hoff MH, Jakob B. Spatiotemporal characterization of ionizing radiation induced DNA damage foci and their relation to chromatin organization. Mutat Res. 2010 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff/NSCOR)

Behren A, Muehlen S, Acuna Sanhueza GA, Schwager C, Plinkert PK, Huber PE, Abdollahi A, Simon C. Phenotype-assisted transcriptome analysis identifies FOXM1 downstream from Ras-MKK3-p38 to regulate in vitro cellular invasion. Oncogene. 2009 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L. Hlatky/P.E. Huber/A. Abdollahi/NSCOR)

Valonen PK, Moutos FT, Kusanagi A, Moretti MG, Diekman BO, Welter JF, Caplan AI, Guilak F, Freed LE. In vitro generation of mechanically functional cartilage grafts based on adult human stem cells and 3D-woven poly(varepsilon-caprolactone) scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2009 Jan 19. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: L.E. Freed)

Other papers of interest:

Verheyden B, Liu J, Beckers F, Aubert AE. Operational point of neural cardiovascular regulation in humans up to six months in space. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS results, including three ESA-Soyuz missions to ISS.

Bergouignan A, Momken I, Schoeller DA, Normand S, Zahariev A, Lescure B, Simon C, Blanc S. Regulation of energy balance during long-term physical inactivity induced by bed rest with and without exercise training. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print] Note: WISE-2005 bed rest study.

Lu Y, Ma X, Sabharwal R, Snitsarev V, Morgan D, Rahmouni K, Drummond HA, Whiteis CA, Costa V, Price M, Benson C, Welsh MJ, Chapleau MW, Abboud FM. The ion channel ASIC2 is required for baroreceptor and autonomic control of the circulation. Neuron. 2009 Dec 24;64(6):885-97. Note: This issue contains a comment on this article. The comment, which is not available online without charge, is entitled “A Molecular Sensor for the Baroreceptor Reflex?”

Sharma P, Paudel BH, Singh PN, Limbu P. Heart rate variability: Response to graded head up tilt in healthy men. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 2009 Jul-Sep;7(27):252-7.

Malkevich N, McCarron RM, Mahon RT. Decompression from saturation using oxygen: Its effect on DCS and RNA in large swine. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jan;81(1):15-21.

Donohew BE, Griffin MJ. Motion sickness with combined lateral and roll oscillation: Effect of percentage compensation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jan;81(1):22-9.

Madden LA, Chrismas BC, Mellor D, Vince RV, Midgley AW, McNaughton LR, Atkin SL, Laden G. Endothelial function and stress response after simulated dives to 18 msw breathing air or oxygen. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2010 Jan;81(1):41-5.

Tsuchihara T, Yanagida S, Tsukazaki S, Okabayashi T, Nemoto K. Bone mass assessment in naval crew members by quantitative ultrasound technique. J Orthop Sci. 2009 Nov;14(6):693-8. Epub 2009 Dec 8.

Fritton SP, Weinbaum S. Fluid and solute transport in bone: Flow-induced mechanotransduction. Annu Rev Fluid Mech. 2009 Jan 1;41:347-74. Note: This article, a nice review of this subject, may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.

Chennimalai Kumar N, Dantzig JA, Jasiuk IM, Robling AG, Turner CH. Numerical modeling of long bone adaptation due to mechanical loading: Correlation with experiments. Ann Biomed Eng. 2009 Dec 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Sunters A, Armstrong VJ, Zaman G, Kypta RM, Kawano Y, Lanyon LE, Price JS. Mechano-transduction in osteoblastic cells involves strain-regulated, Estrogen Receptor {alpha}-mediated, control of IGF-IR sensitivity to ambient IGF, leading to PI3-K/ AKT dependent, Wnt/LRP5 receptor-independent activation of {beta}-catenin signaling. J Biol Chem. 2009 Dec 30. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may currently be obtained online without charge.

Tricarico D, Mele A, Camerino GM, Bottinelli R, Brocca L, Frigeri A, Svelto M, George AL, Camerino DC. The KATP channel is a molecular sensor of atrophy in skeletal muscle. J Physiol. 2010 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Welmer AK, Widen Holmqvist L, Sommerfeld DK. Location and severity of spasticity in the first 1-2 weeks and at 3 and 18 months after stroke. Eur J Neurol. 2009 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] Note: Spasticity was found to be most common in the anti-gravity muscles.

Withers PC, Cooper CE. Metabolic depression: A historical perspective. Prog Mol Subcell Biol. 2010;49:1-23. Note: This is Chapter 1 in a volume on the subject of aestivation (a state of inactivation due to environmental changes).

Dunn BE, Choi H, Recla DL, Kerr SE, Wagenman BL. Robotic surgical telepathology between the Iron Mountain and Milwaukee Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers: A twelve year experience. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2009 Nov;26(4):187-93.

Mitrofanov I, Litvak M, Tretyakov V, Mokrousov M, Malakhov A, Vostrukhin A. Neutron components of radiation environment in the near-Earth and near-Mars space. Planet Space Sci. 2009 Dec;57(14-5):1993-5. Note: ISS results.

Amino M, Yoshioka K, Fujibayashi D, Hashida T, Furusawa Y, Zareba W, Ikari Y, Tanaka E, Mori H, Inokuchi S, Kodama I, Tanabe T. Year-long upregulation of connexin43 in rabbit hearts by heavy ion irradiation. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]

Lackner JR, DiZio P. Audiogravic and oculogravic illusions represent a unified spatial remapping. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Day BL, Marsden JF, Ramsay E, Mian OS, Fitzpatrick RC. Non-linear vector summation of left and right vestibular signals for human balance. J Physiol. 2009 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Tarnutzer AA, Bockisch CJ, Straumann D. Roll-dependent modulation of the subjective visual vertical: Contributions of head- and trunk-based signals. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Dec 16. [Epub ahead of print]

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