Status Report

NASA Spaceline Current Awareness October 22, 2010

By SpaceRef Editor
October 22, 2010
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The abstract in PubMed or at the publisher’s site is linked when available and will open in a new window.Brooks NE, Cadena SM, Vannier E, Cloutier G, Carambula S, Myburgh KH, Roubenoff R, Castaneda-Sceppa C. Effects of resistance exercise combined with essential amino acid supplementation and energy deficit on markers of skeletal muscle atrophy and regeneration during bed rest and active recovery. Muscle Nerve. 2010 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: C. Castaneda-Sceppa) Note: Bed rest study.

Swift JM, Gasier HG, Swift SN, Wiggs MP, Hogan HA, Fluckey JD, Bloomfield SA. Increased training loads do not magnify cancellous bone gains with rodent jump resistance exercise. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: S.A. Bloomfield; J.M. Swift, NSBRI Graduate Fellowship)

Sa RC, Cronin MV, Henderson AC, Holverda S, Theilmann RJ, Arai TJ, Dubowitz DJ, Hopkins SR, Buxton RB, Prisk GK. Vertical distribution of specific ventilation in normal supine humans measured using oxygen-enhanced proton MRI. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Oct 7. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: R.C. SA, NSBRI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)

Wolf F, Li W, Li F, Li CY. Novel luciferase-based reporter system to monitor activation of ErbB2/Her2/neu pathway noninvasively during radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: C-Y. Li)

Amundson SA, Smilenov LB. Integration of biological knowledge and gene expression data for biomarker selection: FN1 as a potential predictor of radiation resistance in head and neck cancer. Cancer Biol Ther. 2010 Dec 22;10(12). [Epub ahead of print] (PIs: S.A. Amundson, L.B. Smilenov) Note: This article is a comment on an article by Jerhammar et al.

Badaut J, Ashwal S, Adami A, Tone B, Recker R, Spagnoli D, Ternon B, Obenaus A. Brain water mobility decreases after astrocytic aquaporin-4 inhibition using RNA interference. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2010 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Bearman C, Paletz SB, Orasanu J, Thomas MJ. The breakdown of coordinated decision making in distributed systems. Hum Factors. 2010 Apr;52(2):173-88. Note: Part of the article is an analysis of transcripts from Apollo 13. This article is part of a special issue; see citation #19 in the Other section.

Barrila J, Radtke AL, Crabbe A, Sarker SF, Herbst-Kralovetz MM, Ott CM, Nickerson CA. Organotypic 3D cell culture models: Using the rotating wall vessel to study host-pathogen interactions. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2010 Nov;8(11):791-801. (PI: C.A. Nickerson) Note: This article “inspired” the cover of the journal.

Other papers of interest:

Xu PT, Song Z, Li Q, Zhang L, Wang YY, Yu ZB. [Calpain mediates cardiac troponin I degradation in tail-suspended rats] Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2010 Oct 25;62(5):415-20. Chinese. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge. The translated journal title is Acta Physiologica Sinica.

Critchley HD, Nagai Y, Gray MA, Mathias CJ. Dissecting axes of autonomic control in humans: Insights from neuroimaging. Auton Neurosci. 2010 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Joo EY, Hong SB, Lee M, Tae WS, Lee J, Han SW, Ji KH, Suh M. Cerebral blood flow abnormalities in patients with neurally mediated syncope. J Neurol. 2010 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

Rosendahl-Garcia K. ASE sonographer’s research brings distinctive recognition in aerospace medicine. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Oct;23(10):20A. Note: This article describes ISS/ground ultrasound research that resulted in the author winning the Aerospace Medical Association’s Young Investigator Award in 2010. The article may be obtained online without charge.

Feng X, McDonald JM. Disorders of bone remodeling. Annu Rev Pathol. 2010 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Sugiyama T, Galea GL, Lanyon LE, Price JS. Mechanical loading-related bone gain is enhanced by tamoxifen but unaffected by fulvestrant in female mice. Endocrinology. 2010 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Reinwald S, Mayer LP, Hoyer PB, Turner CH, Barnes S, Weaver CM. A longitudinal study of the effect of genistein on bone in two different murine models of diminished estrogen-producing capacity. J Osteoporos. 2010;2010. pii: 145170. Epub 2009 Oct 18. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge via PubMed Central.

Lee JW, Mase N, Yonezawa T, Seo HJ, Jeon WB, Cha BY, Nagai K, Woo JT. Palmatine attenuates osteoclast differentiation and function through inhibition of receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappab ligand expression in osteoblast cells. Biol Pharm Bull. 2010;33(10):1733-9. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Halade GV, El Jamali A, Williams PJ, Fajardo RJ, Fernandes G. Obesity-mediated inflammatory microenvironment stimulates osteoclastogenesis and bone loss in mice. Exp Gerontol. 2010 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Singh K, Hood DA. Effect of denervation-induced muscle disuse on mitochondrial protein import. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2010 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Sun YL, Thoreson AR, Cha SS, Zhao C, An KN, Amadio PC. The temporal response of canine flexor tendon to limb suspension. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print]

Kawasaki E, Hokari F, Sasaki M, Sakai A, Koshinaka K, Kawanaka K. The effects of beta-adrenergic stimulation and exercise on NR4A3 protein expression in rat skeletal muscle. J Physiol Sci. 2010 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Ruegg MA, Glass DJ. Molecular mechanisms and treatment options for muscle wasting diseases. Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 2010 Oct 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Altun M, Besche HC, Overkleeft HS, Piccirillo R, Edelmann MJ, Kessler BM, Goldberg AL, Ulfhake B. Muscle wasting in aged, sarcopenic rats is associated with enhanced activity of the ubiquitin proteasome pathway. J Biol Chem. 2010 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may temporarily be obtained online without charge.

McDonald JT, Kim K, Norris AJ, Vlashi E, Phillips TM, Lagadec C, Della Donna L, Ratikan J, Szelag H, Hlatky L, McBride WH. Ionizing radiation activates the Nrf2 antioxidant response. Cancer Res. 2010 Oct 12. [Epub ahead of print]

St George RJ, Day BL, Fitzpatrick RC. Adaptation of vestibular signals for self-motion perception. J Physiol. 2010 Oct 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Viaud-Delmon I, Venault P, Chapouthier G. Behavioral models for anxiety and multisensory integration in animals and humans. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2010 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Dessing JC, Craig CM. Bending it like Beckham: How to visually fool the goalkeeper. PLoS One. 2010 Oct 6;5(10):e13161. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Gorman JC, Cooke NJ, Salas E. Preface to the special issue on collaboration, coordination, and adaptation in complex sociotechnical settings. Hum Factors. 2010 Apr;52(2):143-6. Note: This is the preface to a special issue containing 17 articles on this topic. The preface may be obtained online without charge.

Kido S, Kuriwaka-Kido R, Umino-Miyatani Y, Endo I, Inoue D, Taniguchi H, Inoue Y, Imamura T, Matsumoto T. Mechanical stress activates Smad pathway through PKCdelta to enhance interleukin-11 gene transcription in osteoblasts. PLoS One. 2010 Sep 29;5(9). pii: e13090. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Wang Y, Li Y, Fan X, Zhang Y, Wu J, Zhao Z. Early proliferation alteration and differential gene expression in human periodontal ligament cells subjected to cyclic tensile stress. Arch Oral Biol. 2010 Oct 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Yeatts A, Fisher JP. Bone tissue engineering bioreactors: Dynamic culture and the influence of shear stress. Bone. 2010 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Herrera R, Krier C, Lalanne C, Ba el HM, Stokes A, Salin F, Fourcaud T, Claverol S, Plomion C. (Not) Keeping the stem straight: A proteomic analysis of maritime pine seedlings undergoing phototropism and gravitropism. BMC Plant Biol. 2010 Oct 6;10:217. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.

Wang J, Yuan WX, Yuan XG. Simulation research on performance of condensing heat exchanger in different working conditions. Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Apr;23(2):79-84. Note: Bibliographic information, and usually an abstract, for the individual papers in this journal is available at the links given with the individual citations. Journal site.

Gu H, Liu Y, Pan ZY, Wan YM, Wang SK,Wang HH, Shen H, Gou XJ, Guo YM, Zhai RY, Li YH. [Effects of 60 d (-6 degrees) head-down bed rest on MR T2 relaxation times of articular cartilage in human being] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Apr;23(2):90-4. Chinese.

Wu ZH, Zhang H, Liu B, Zhao WP, Zhang BP, Zhang D. [Study on protective effect of melatonin against radiation damages of lung in mice induced by heavy ion beams] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Apr;23(2):95-9. Chinese.

Guo SS, Tang YK, Ai WD, Qin LF. [Study on the growing characteristics of lettuce cultivated at elevated CO2 concentrations in controlled environment] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Apr;23(2):100-6. Chinese.

Gao H, Chen SG, An P, Liu XY, Liu G, Niu CM. [Effects of simulated environment of spaceflight on phonetic features of speech] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Apr;23(2):107-11. Chinese.

Liu JL, Li YZ, Yang XS, Gai YQ, Xie Q, Chen ZH, Liu JZ. [Research on the gene changes of rat cardiovascular central tissue under simulated weightlessness] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Aug;23(4):235-8. Chinese.

Wang DS, Tan C, Wang HJ, Li ZL, Yuan M, Tang GH, Liu HM, Chen WJ. [Dynamic effects of tail-suspension on hemodynamics of pulmonary circulation in rats] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Aug;23(4):239-42. Chinese.

Wang CY, Tan YJ, Nie JL, Yu JR, Wang HH, Bai YQ, Li YH. [Validation of design parameters of the multi-bar space cell culture chamber under microgravity experiments] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Aug;23(4):243-7. Chinese. Note: Parabolic flight results.

Gao H, Chen SG, An P, Wang J, Qin HB, Wang B. [Speech recognition of a stressed emotion in simulated environment of spaceflight] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Aug;23(4):248-52. Chinese.

Wang K, Feng HQ, Liao J. [Influence of simulation condition and crew sense on test evaluation of environment control and life support system] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Aug;23(4):256-61. Chinese.

Luo MZ, Cao JP, Li SS, Shang P. [Research progress of bioeffects on animal cells under cultural condition of simulated weightlessness with random positioning machine] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Aug;23(4):299-303. Chinese.

Wang Q, Jiang WA, Liu DH. [Analysis on relationship between flight simulation fidelity and transfer of training] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2010 Aug;23(4):304-8. Chinese.

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