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NASA Spaceline Current Awareness List #670 23 October 2015

By SpaceRef Editor
October 23, 2015
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Papers deriving from NASA support:

Smith SM, Heer M, Shackelford LC, Sibonga JD, Spatz J, Pietrzyk RA, Hudson EK, Zwart SR.
Bone metabolism and renal stone risk during International Space Station missions.
Bone. 2015 Oct 8;81:712-20. [Epub ahead of print]
PI: S.M. Smith
Note: ISS results.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.973
Funding: “The studies described here were funded by the NASA Human Research Program, specifically the Human Health Countermeasures Element. Support was also provided in part by grant WB 0931 from the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany.”

Prisby RD, Alwood JS, Behnke BJ, Stabley JN, McCullough DJ, Ghosh P, Globus RK, Delp MD.
Effects of hindlimb unloading and ionizing radiation on skeletal muscle resistance artery vasodilation and its relation to cancellous bone in mice.
J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Oct 15:jap.00423.2015. [Epub ahead of print]
PIs: J.S. Alwood, R.K. Globus, M.D. Delp
Note: Hindlimb unloading study.
Journal Impact Factor: 3.056
Funding: “This study was supported by grants from the National Space and Biomedical Research Institute (MA02501), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Biology (NNX12AL41G and NNX14AQ57G), the NASA Postdoctoral Program, and the American Cancer Society (RSG-14-150-01-CCE).”

Merfeld DM, Clark TK, Lu YM, Karmali F.
Dynamics of individual perceptual decisions.
J Neurophysiol. 2015 Oct 14:jn.00225.2015. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
PI: T.K. Clark, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Journal Impact Factor: 2.887
Funding: “This work was partially supported by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute through NCC 9-58.”

Shelhamer M.
A call for research to assess and promote functional resilience in astronaut crews.
J Appl Physiol (1985). 2015 Oct 15:jap.00717.2015. [Epub ahead of print]
Journal Impact Factor: 3.056
Funding: No funding cited. M. Shelhamer is at NASA Johnson Space Center.

Other papers of interest:

Devarayan K, Sathishkumar Y, Lee YS, Kim BS.
Effect of microgravity on fungistatic activity of an alpha-aminophosphonate chitosan derivative against Aspergillus niger.
PLoS One. 2015 Oct 15;10(10):e0139303.
Note: A rotatory cell culture system (RCCS-1) with Autoclavable High Aspect Ratio Vessel (HARV) was used. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Klein T, Zihlmann D, Derlon N, Isaacson C, Szivak I, Weissbrodt DG, Pronk W.
Biological control of biofilms on membranes by metazoans.
Water Res. 2015 Oct 9;88:20-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Naqvi SA, Badruddin N, Jatoi MA, Malik AS, Hazabbah W, Abdullah B.
EEG based time and frequency dynamics analysis of visually induced motion sickness (VIMS).
Australas Phys Eng Sci Med. 2015 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Koslucher F, Haaland E, Stoffregen TA.
Sex differences in visual performance and postural sway precede sex differences in visually induced motion sickness.
Exp Brain Res. 2015 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Blatteau JE, David HN, Vallée N, Meckler C, Demaistre S, Lambrechts K, Risso JJ, Abraini JH.
Xenon blocks neuronal injury associated with decompression.
Sci Rep. 2015 Oct 15;5:15093.
Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Son JS, Kim JH, Kim HJ, Yoon DH, Kim JS, Song HS, Song W.
Effect of resistance ladder training on SPARC expression in skeletal muscle of hindlimb immobilized rats.
Muscle Nerve. 2015 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]
Note: Hindlimbs were immobilized by casting.

Robertson BD, Sawicki GS.
Unconstrained muscle-tendon workloops indicate resonance tuning as a mechanism for elastic limb behavior during terrestrial locomotion.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Parry SM, Puthucheary ZA.
The impact of extended bed rest on the musculoskeletal system in the critical care environment.
Extrem Physiol Med. 2015 Oct 9;4:16. Review.
Note: Bed rest study. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Latres E, Pangilinan J, Miloscio L, Bauerlein R, Na E, Potocky TB, Huang Y, Eckersdorff M, Rafique A, Mastaitis J, Lin C, Murphy AJ, Yancopoulos GD, Gromada J, Stitt T.
Myostatin blockade with a fully human monoclonal antibody induces muscle hypertrophy and reverses muscle atrophy in young and aged mice.
Skelet Muscle. 2015 Oct 9;5:34.
Note: Both hindlimb unloading and cast immobilization were used. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Todd H, Galea GL, Meakin LB, Delisser PJ, Lanyon LE, Windahl SH, Price JS.
Wnt16 is associated with age-related bone loss and estrogen withdrawal in murine bone.
PLoS One. 2015 Oct 9;10(10):e0140260.
Note: Sciatic neurectomy and mechanical loading were used. This article may be obtained online without charge.

Moriya S, Izu Y, Arayal S, Kawasaki M, Hata K, Pawaputanon Na Mahasarakhahm C, Izumi Y, Saftig P, Kaneko K, Noda M, Ezura Y.
Cathepsin K deficiency suppresses disuse-induced bone loss.
J Cell Physiol. 2015 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]
Note: Sciatic neurectomy was used.

Goodman CA, Hornberger TA, Robling AG.
Bone and skeletal muscle: Key players in mechanotransduction and potential overlapping mechanisms.
Bone. 2015 Nov;80:24-36.

Bikle DD, Tahimic C, Chang W, Wang Y, Philippou A, Barton ER.
Role of IGF-I signaling in muscle bone interactions.
Bone. 2015 Nov;80:79-88. Review.

Autsavapromporn N, Plante I, Liu C, Konishi T, Usami N, Funayama T, Azzam EI, Murakami T, Suzuki M.
Genetic changes in progeny of bystander human fibroblasts after microbeam irradiation with X-rays, protons or carbon ions: The relevance to cancer risk.
Int J Radiat Biol. 2015 Jan;91(1):62-70.

Van Someren EJ, Cirelli C, Dijk DJ, Van Cauter E, Schwartz S, Chee MW.
Disrupted sleep: From molecules to cognition.
J Neurosci. 2015 Oct 14;35(41):13889-95.

Ruiz-Rabelo JF, Navarro-Rodriguez E, Di-Stasi LL, Diaz-Jimenez N, Cabrera-Bermon J, Diaz-Iglesias C, Gomez-Alvarez M, Briceño-Delgado J.
Validation of the NASA-TLX Score in ongoing assessment of mental workload during a laparoscopic learning curve in bariatric surgery.
Obes Surg. 2015 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]
Note: The NASA Task Load Index was used.

Eckstein A, Krzeszowiec W, Waligórski P, Gabry? H.
Auxin and chloroplast movements.
Physiol Plant. 2015 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Platt MO, Shockey WA.
Endothelial cells and cathepsins: Biochemical and biomechanical regulation.
Biochimie. 2015 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

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