Status Report

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness January 7, 2011

By SpaceRef Editor
January 7, 2011
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Cook JS, Sauder CL, Ray CA. Melatonin differentially affects vascular blood flow in humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Thierry-Palmer M, Tewolde TK, Emmett NL, Bayorh MA. High dietary salt does not significantly affect plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations of Sprague Dawley Rats. BMC Res Notes. 2010 Dec 9;3:332. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Rosi S, Belarbi K, Ferguson RA, Fishman K, Obenaus A, Raber J, Fike JR. Trauma-induced alterations in cognition and Arc expression are reduced by previous exposure to (56)Fe irradiation. Hippocampus. 2010 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: J.R. Fike; G. Nelson/A. Obenaus/J.R. Fike/NSCOR)

Grabham P, Hu B, Sharma P, Geard C. Effects of ionizing radiation on three-dimensional human vessel models: Differential effects according to radiation quality and cellular development. Radiat Res. 2011 Jan;175(1):21-8. Epub 2010 Nov 4. (PI: C. Geard)

Dynlacht JR, Valluri S, Garrett J, Mendonca MS, Lopez JT, Caperell-Grant A, Bigsby RM. Age and hormonal status as determinants of cataractogenesis induced by ionizing radiation. I. Densely ionizing (high-LET) radiation. Radiat Res. 2011 Jan;175(1):37-43. Epub 2010 Nov 10. (PI: J.R. Dynlacht)

Nagasawa H, Little JB, Lin YF, So S, Kurimasa A, Peng Y, Brogan JR, Chen DJ, Bedford JS, Chen BP. Differential role of DNA-PKcs phosphorylations and kinase activity in radiosensitivity and chromosomal instability. Radiat Res. 2011 Jan;175(1):83-9. Epub 2010 Nov 17. (PI: B.P. Chen)

Aypar U, Morgan WF, Baulch JE. Radiation-induced epigenetic alterations after low and high LET irradiations. Mutat Res. 2010 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: W.F. Morgan/J.E. Baulch; J.E. Baulch)

Morgan WF. Communicating non-targeted effects of ionizing radiation to achieve adaptive homeostasis in tissues. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2010 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: W.F. Morgan?)

Jain MR, Li M, Chen W, Liu T, de Toledo SM, Pandey BN, Li H, Rabin BM, Azzam EI. In vivo space radiation-induced non-targeted responses: Late effects on molecular signaling in mitochondria. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2010 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: B.M. Rabin?, E.I. Azzam?)

Dorwart MR, Wray R, Brautigam CA, Jiang Y, Blount P. S. aureus MscL is a pentamer in vivo but of variable stoichiometries in vitro: Implications for detergent-solubilized membrane proteins. PLoS Biol. 2010 Dec 7;8(12):e1000555. (PI: P. Blount) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Other papers of interest:

Tank J, Baevsky RM, Funtova II, Diedrich A, Slepchenkova IN, Jordan J. Orthostatic heart rate responses after prolonged space flights. Clin Auton Res. 2010 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print] Note: ISS results.

Ishida A, Ueda Y, Ishida K, Misumi S, Masuda T, Fujita M, Hida H. Minor neuronal damage and recovered cellular proliferation in the hippocampus after continuous unilateral forelimb restraint in normal rats. J Neurosci Res. 2010 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Spadaro JA, Short WH, Sheehe PR, Hickman RM, Feiglin DH. Electromagnetic effects on forearm disuse osteopenia: A randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled study. Bioelectromagnetics. 2010 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Rangaswami H, Schwappacher R, Marathe N, Zhuang S, Casteel DE, Haas B, Chen Y, Pfeifer A, Kato H, Shattil S, Boss GR, Pilz RB. Cyclic GMP and protein kinase G control a Src-containing mechanosome in osteoblasts. Sci Signal. 2010 Dec 21;3(153):ra91. Note: This paper, discussed in a Perspective by Bidwell and Pavalko, is featured on the cover of the journal.

Pedersen BK. Muscles and their myokines. J Exp Biol. 2011 Jan 15;214(Pt 2):337-46. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Nieminen P, Finnilae MA, Tuukkanen J, Jaemsae T, Mustonen AM. Preservation of bone mass and biomechanical properties during winter sleep–the raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) as a novel model species. Bone. 2010 Dec 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Gardi J, Nelson OL, Robbins CT, Szentirmai E, Kapas L, Krueger JM. Energy homeostasis regulatory peptides in hibernating grizzly bears. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2010 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Murley JS, Kataoka Y, Miller RC, Li JJ, Woloschak G, Grdina DJ. SOD2-mediated effects induced by WR1065 and low-dose ionizing radiation on micronucleus formation in RKO human colon carcinoma cells. Radiat Res. 2011 Jan;175(1):57-65. Epub 2010 Nov 8.

Ojima M, Furutani A, Ban N, Kai M. Persistence of DNA double-strand breaks in normal human cells induced by radiation-induced bystander effect. Radiat Res. 2011 Jan;175(1):90-6. Epub 2010 Sep 28.

No authors listed. Radiation exposures in medicine: Biological and public health significance. Radiat Res. 2011 Jan;175(1):131-42. Epub 2010 Nov 17. Note: This is a report of the American Statistical Association Conference or Radiation and Health, held in June 2010. Several NASA Radiation Health Program PIs chaired sessions or presented at the conference. This report may be obtained online without charge.

Hamada N, Maeda M, Otsuka K, Tomita M. Signaling pathways underpinning the manifestations of ionizing radiation-induced bystander effects. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2010 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Hei TK, Zhou H, Chai Y, Ponnaiya B, Ivanov VN. Radiation induced non-targeted response: Mechanism and potential clinical implications. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2010 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Tamminga J, Kovalchuk O. Role of DNA damage and epigenetic DNA methylation changes in radiation-induced genomic instability and bystander effects in germline in vivo. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2010 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Matsumoto H, Tomita M, Otsuka K, Hatashita M, Hamada N. Nitric oxide is a key molecule serving as a bridge between radiation-induced bystander and adaptive responses. Curr Mol Pharmacol. 2010 Dec 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Migliaccio AA, Meierhofer R, Della Santina CC. Characterization of the 3D angular vestibulo-ocular reflex in C57BL6 mice. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Dec 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Sletten TL, Vincenzi S, Redman JR, Lockley SW, Rajaratnam SM. Timing of sleep and its relationship with the endogenous melatonin rhythm. Front Neurol. 2010 Nov 1;1:137. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central or at the publisher’s site.

Nurok M, Czeisler CA, Lehmann LS. Sleep deprivation, elective surgical procedures, and informed consent. N Engl J Med. 2010 Dec 30;363(27):2577-9. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Tanaka H, Tsurumura T, Aritake K, Furubayashi N, Takahashi S, Yamanaka M, Hirota E, Sano S, Sato M, Kobayashi T, Tanaka T, Inaka K, Urade Y. Improvement in the quality of hematopoietic prostaglandin D synthase crystals in a microgravity environment. J Synchrotron Radiat. 2011 Jan;18(1):88-91. Epub 2010 Nov 5. Note: ISS results. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Shimoshige H, Kobayashi H, Shimamura S, Usami R. Gravity sensing by Escherichia coli. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74(12):2511-4. Epub 2010 Dec 7. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Kohles SS, Liang Y, Saha AK. Volumetric stress-strain analysis of optohydrodynamically suspended biological cells. J Biomech Eng. 2011 Jan;133(1):011004.

Coutand C, Mathias JD, Jeronimidis G, Destrebecq JF. TWIG: A model to simulate the gravitropic response of a tree axis in the frame of elasticity and viscoelasticity, at intra-annual time scale. J Theor Biol. 2010 Dec 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Kartashov DA, Petrov VM, Kolomensky AV, Akatov YuA, Shurshakov VA. [Space radiation doses in the anthropomorphous phantom in space experiment “Matryeshka-R” and spacesuit “Orlan-M” during extravehicular activity] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):3-8. Russian. Note: ISS results.

Paramonov DV, Trofimov VI, Aleksashkin SN, Khamidullina NM, Novikova ND, Deshevaya EA, Polikarpov NA. [Radiation sterilization of units of a Mars descent module–a miniature meteorological station] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):9-14. Russian.

Stepanova GP, Skedina MA, Degterenkova NV, Voronkov YuI. [Investigation of cardiovascular adaptation to postural passive test in the course of selecting candidates for special contingent] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):14-8. Russian.

Panfilov VE, Gurfinkel VS. [Biomechanical profile of human-spacesuit interaction] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):22-8. Russian.

Atyakshin DA, Ilyin EA, Pashkov AN. [Morphofunctional state of hepatocytes nuclear apparatus in Mongolian gerbils after the flight on space apparatus Foton-M3] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):29-34. Russian. Note: Foton-M3 results.

Kravtsova VV, Ogneva IV, Altaeva EG, Razgovorova IA, Typkina OV, Nikolsky EE, Shenkman BS, Krivoi II. [Electrogenic activity of Na-K-ATPase and calcium ions in m. soleus fibers of rats and Mongolian gerbil during simulation of gravitational unloading] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):35-44. Russian.

Vikhliantsev IM, Terentieva AV, Baltina TV, Podlubnaya ZA. [Effect of vibrostimulation on support zones of rat’s feet, and support loading on titin N2A-isoform and T2-fragment in m. soleus under the conditions of simulated microgravity] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):45-9. Russian.

Zobova LN, Miller NV, Badakva AM. [Effect of mechanic stimulation of foot support zones during 7-day dry immersion on alterations of ocular saccades kinematics associated with immersion] Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):49-52. Russian.

Kuzichkin DS, Markin AA, Morukov BV. Characteristics of the homeostasis system after long-duration space missions. Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2010 Mar-Apr;44(2):68. Russian.

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