Status Report

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #646 – 1 May 2015

By SpaceRef Editor
May 1, 2015
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Papers deriving from NASA support:



Channon MB, Gordon GW, Morgan JL, Skulan JL, Smith SM, Anbar AD.

Using natural, stable calcium isotopes of human blood to detect and monitor changes in bone mineral balance.

PI: S.M. Smith, A.D. Anbar

Journal Impact Factor: 4.461

Funding: “This study was funded by the NASA Human Research Program’s Human Health Countermeasures Element, grants 07-HRP-2-0042 and NNX-08Aq38G.”



Smith SM, Heer M, Zwart SR.

Nutrition and bone health in space.

In: Nutrition and Bone Health, Nutrition and Health. New York: Springer, 2015. p. 687-705.

Note: The review includes results and observation from Skylab, Mir, STS, and bed rest studies.

Journal Impact Factor: Not applicable to this publication.

Funding: No funding cited. S.M. Smith is at NASA Johnson Space Center.



Plante I, Cucinotta FA.

Simulation of the radiolysis of water using Green’s functions of the diffusion equation.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]

PI: S. Blattnig

Journal Impact Factor: 0.861

Funding: “Funding for this project was provided through the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) contract number NAS9-02078.”



Girdhani S, Sachs R, Hlatky L.

Biological effects of proton radiation: An update.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]

PIs: L. Hlatky; R. Sachs/L. Hlatky/NSCOR

Journal Impact Factor: 0.861

Funding: “This work was supported by NASA (grants NNJ06HA28G and NNX13AJ01G to L.H.).”



Wickens CD, Clegg BA, Vieane AZ, Sebok AL.

Complacency and automation bias in the use of imperfect automation.

Hum Factors. 2015 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print]

PI: A. Sebok

Journal Impact Factor: 1.290

Funding: “This research was sponsored by NASA Grant NNX12AE69G.”



Other papers of interest:



Wehland M, Aleshcheva G, Schulz H, Saar K, Hübner N, Hemmersbach R, Braun M, Ma X, Frett T, Warnke E, Riwaldt S, Pietsch J, Corydon TJ, Infanger M, Grimm D.

Differential gene expression of human chondrocytes cultured under short-term altered gravity conditions during parabolic flight maneuvers.

Cell Commun Signal. 2015 Mar 20;13(1):18.

Note: Parabolic flight results. Hypergravity experiments were performed on a short-arm centrifuge. This article may be obtained online without charge.



Smith MB, Khulapko S, Andrews HR, Arkhangelsky V, Ing H, Koslowksy MR, Lewis BJ, Machrafi R, Nikolaev I, Shurshakov V.

Bubble-detector measurements of neutron radiation in the International Space Station: ISS-34 to ISS-37.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Note: ISS results.



Manning CN, Martel C, Sakiyama-Elbert SE, Silva MJ, Shah S, Gelberman RH, Thomopoulos S.

Adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cells modulate tendon fibroblast responses to macrophage-induced inflammation in vitro.

Stem Cell Res Ther. 2015 Apr 16;6(1):74. [Epub ahead of print]

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.



Fomina EV, Lisova NI, Kireev KS, Tiys ES, Kononikhin AS, Larina IM.

Kidney function and urine protein composition in healthy volunteers during space station fitness tests.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2015 May;86(5):472-6.

Note: “All subjects were tested with the treadmill BD-2, which is similar to the one onboard International Space Station (ISS) in passive mode.”



Kassianidou E, Kumar S.

A biomechanical perspective on stress fiber structure and function.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2015 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print]



Hadanny A, Fishlev G, Bechor Y, Bergan J, Friedman M, Maliar A, Efrati S.

Delayed recompression for decompression sickness: Retrospective analysis.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 23;10(4):e0124919.

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.



Stromberg SE, Russell ME, Carlson CR.

Diaphragmatic breathing and its effectiveness for the management of motion sickness.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2015 May;86(5):452-7.



Bonato F, Bubka A, Thornton W.

Visual blur and motion sickness in an optokinetic drum.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2015 May;86(5):440-4.



Wan Q, Yeung SS, Cheung KK, Au SW, Lam WW, Li YH, Dai ZQ, Yeung EW.

Optimizing electrical stimulation for promoting satellite cell proliferation in muscle disuse atrophy.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Apr 16. [Epub ahead of print]

Note: Hindlimb unloading study.



Stam S, Alberts J, Gardel ML, Munro E.

Isoforms confer characteristic force generation and mechanosensation by myosin II filaments.

Biophys J. 2015 Apr 21;108(8):1997-2006.



Velasco MA, Narváez-Tovar CA, Garzón-Alvarado DA.

Design, materials, and mechanobiology of biodegradable scaffolds for bone tissue engineering.

Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:729076. Epub 2015 Mar 26

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.



Tsai JY, Chen FH, Hsieh TY, Hsiao YY.

Effects of indirect actions and oxygen on relative biological effectiveness: Estimate of DSB induction and conversion induced by gamma rays and helium ions.

J Radiat Res. 2015 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.



Kavanagh K, Dendinger MD, Davis AT, Register TC, DeBo R, Dugan G, Cline JM.

Type 2 diabetes is a delayed late effect of whole-body irradiation in nonhuman primates.

Radiat Res. 2015 Apr;183(4):398-406. Epub 2015 Mar 26.



Grdina DJ, Murley JS, Miller RC, Woloschak GE, Li JJ.

NFᴋB and survivin-mediated radio-adaptive response.

Radiat Res. 2015 Apr;183(4):391-7. Epub 2015 Mar 12.



Eidelman YA, Andreev SG.

Computational model of dose response for low-LET-induced complex chromosomal aberrations.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]



Cucinotta FA.

Biophysics of NASA radiation quality factors.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 16. [Epub ahead of print]



Braby LA.

Experimental microdosimetry: History, applications and recent technical advances.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 15. [Epub ahead of print]



Brabcová KP, Štěpán V, Karamitros M, Karabín M, Dostálek P, Incerti S, Davídková M, Sihver L.

Contribution of indirect effects to clustered damage in DNA irradiated with protons.

Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]



Antonelli F, Campa A, Esposito G, Giardullo P, Belli M, Dini V, Meschini S, Simone G, Sorrentino E, Gerardi S, Cirrone GA, Tabocchini MA.

Induction and repair of DNA DSB as revealed by H2AX phosphorylation foci in human fibroblasts exposed to low- and high-LET radiation: Relationship with early and delayed reproductive cell death.

Radiat Res. 2015 Apr;183(4):417-31. Epub 2015 Apr 6.



Ferré ER, Walther LE, Haggard P.

Multisensory interactions between vestibular, visual and somatosensory signals.

PLoS One. 2015 Apr 13;10(4):e0124573.

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.



Barrow JH, Baldwin CL.

Individual differences in verbal-spatial conflict in rapid spatial-orientation tasks.

Hum Factors. 2015 May;57(3):507-22. Epub 2015 Oct 3.



Honn KA, Riedy SM, Grant DA.

Validation of a portable, touch-screen psychomotor vigilance test.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2015 May;86(5):428-34.



Wang M, Fu Y, Liu H.

Nutritional status and ion uptake response of Gynura bicolor DC. between porous-tube and traditional hydroponic growth systems.

Acta Astronaut. 2015 Aug-Sep;113:13-21.



Doarn CR.

Development of telemedicine and NASA’s contribution.

Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2015 May;86(5):504-5.



Smedley D, Haider S, Durinck S, Pandini L, Provero P, Allen J, Arnaiz O, Awedh MH, Baldock R, Barbiera G, Bardou P, Beck T, Blake A, Bonierbale M, Brookes AJ, Bucci G, Buetti I, Burge S, Cabau C, Carlson JW, Chelala C, Chrysostomou C, Cittaro D, Collin O, Cordova R, Cutts RJ, Dassi E, Genova AD, Djari A, Esposito A, Estrella H, Eyras E, Fernandez-Banet J, Forbes S,  Free RC, Fujisawa T, Gadaleta E, Garcia-Manteiga JM, Goodstein D, Gray K, Guerra-Assuncao JA, Haggarty B, Han DJ, Han BW, Harris T, Harshbarger J, Hastings RK, Hayes RD, Hoede C, Hu S, Hu ZL, Hutchins L, Kan Z, Kawaji H, Keliet A, Kerhornou A, Kim S, Kinsella R, Klopp C, Kong L, Lawson D, Lazarevic D, Lee JH, Letellier T, Li CY, Lio P, Liu CJ, Luo J, Maass A, Mariette J, Maurel T, Merella S, Mohamed AM, Moreews F, Nabihoudine I, Ndegwa N, Noirot C, Perez-Llamas C, Primig M, Quattrone A, Quesneville H, Rambaldi D, Reecy J, Riba M, Rosanoff S, Saddiq AA, Salas E, Sallou O, Shepherd R, Simon R, Sperling L, Spooner W, Staines DM, Steinbach D, Stone K, Stupka E, Teague JW, Dayem Ullah AZ, Wang J, Ware D, Wong-Erasmus M, Youens-Clark K, Zadissa A, Zhang SJ, Kasprzyk A.

The BioMart community portal: An innovative alternative to large, centralized data repositories.

Nucleic Acids Res. 2015 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.


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