Status Report

NASA Spaceline March 12, 2004 Current Awareness

By SpaceRef Editor
March 12, 2004
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Maran A, Hefferan TE, Zhang M, Turner RT.
Unanticipated changes in steady-state mRNA levels for
glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase in rat tibiae.
Calcif Tissue Int. 2004 Feb;74(2):204-7. Epub 2003 Nov 03.
(PI: R.T. Turner/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)


Note (#2)

Introduction to special issue of this journal examining links between eye movements and visual perception; the following two articles are in the issue.

Stone LS, Miles FA, Banks MS.
Linking eye movements and perception.
J Vis. 2003 Nov 18;3(11):I-III.
(PI: L.S. Stone/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures & Advanced Human Support Technologies)

Stone LS, Krauzlis RJ.
Shared motion signals for human perceptual decisions and oculomotor actions.
J Vis. 2003 Dec 02;3(11):725-36.
(PI: L.S. Stone/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures & Advanced Human Support Technologies)

Krukowski AE, Pirog KA, Beutter BR, Brooks KR, Stone LS.
Human discrimination of visual direction of motion with and without smooth
pursuit eye movements.
J Vis. 2003 Dec 17;3(11):831-40.
(PI: L.S. Stone/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures & Advanced Human Support Technologies)


Note (#5)

This research was featured in a UCSF news release

Sakata T, Wang Y, Halloran BP, Elalieh HZ, Cao J, Bikle DD.
Skeletal unloading induces resistance to insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) by inhibiting activation of the IGF-I signaling pathways.
J Bone Miner Res. 2004 Mar;19(3):436-46.
(PI: D.D. Bikle/Fundamental Space Biology)

Salins LL, Deo SK, Daunert S.
Phosphate binding protein as the biorecognition element in a biosensor for
Sens Actuators B Chem. 2004 Jan 1;97(1):81-9.
(PI: S. Daunert/Fundamental Space Biology)

Ye X, Qi N, LeVan D.
Prediction of adsorption equilibrium using a modified D-R equation: organic-water
vapor mixtures on BPL carbon.
Carbon N Y. 2003;41(13):2519-25.
(PI: L. Mulloth/Advanced Human Support Technologies)


Note (#8)

Results from ISS and Mir.

Borisov V, Deshevaya E, Grachov E, Grigoryan O, Tchurilo I, Tsetlin V.
The “SCORPION” experiment onboard the International Space Station. Preliminary results.
Adv Space Res. 2003;32(11):2373-8.


Note (#9)

STS-90 results.

Pompeiano O, D’Ascanio P, Balaban E, Centini C, Pompeiano M.
Gene expression in autonomic areas of the medulla and the central nucleus of the amygdala in rats during and after space flight.
Neuroscience. 2004;124(1):53-69.

Smith DG, Baranski JV, Thompson MM, Abel SM.
The effects of background noise on cognitive performance during a 70 hour
simulation of conditions aboard the International Space Station.
Noise Health. 2003 Oct-Dec;6(21):3-16.

Moiseienko IeV.
[Medical and biological studies of Ukrainian scientists in Antarctic region]
Fiziol Zh. 2003;49(3):70-4. Ukrainian.

Iijima M, Higuchi T, Barlow PW, Bengough AG.
Root cap removal increases root penetration resistance in maize (Zea mays L).
J Exp Bot. 2003 Sep;54(390):2105-9. Epub 2003 Jul 28.


Note (#13)

The JSC Medical Operations Branch, while taking part in the “Strong Angel” civilian/military humanitarian relief effort, evaluated critical care monitor technology in a scenario analogous to conditions on ISS. Technology design and procedures were evaluated and validated for potential use on ISS.

Johannesen J, Rasbury J.
Evaluation of critical care monitor technology during the U.S. Navy Strong Angel exercise.
Houston, Tex. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center, [2003] iv, 53 p. : ill. (NASA contractor report ; 208937)
LOCATORplus ID: 101202964
Also available from the NASA JSC Technical Report Server


Note (#14)

This supplement issue contains 25 articles and focuses on China’s manned space flight project plans and progress, including an interview (in Chinese) with Li-wei Yang, China’s first man in space.
To see all citations from the issue, click here or copy and paste the following into the PubMed query box:

space med med eng beijing [ta] 16 suppl [vi]

Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2003;16 Suppl:469-592. Chinese.

Khomenko MN, Bukhtiarov IV, Malashchuk LS.
[Effects of extended flight factors on +Gz tolerance]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2003;37(4):8-13. Russian.

Baranov VM, Demin EP, Kotov AN, Kolesnikov VI, Mikhailov VM, Ushakov BB, Tikhonov MA.
[Comparative evaluation of several methods preventing orthostatic disorders during simulation of the end-of-space-mission factors]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2003;37(4):17-23. Russian.

Osadchii LI, Balueva TV, Sergeev IV.
[Effects of the endothelial relaxing factor on the orthostatic reaction of
systemic hemodynamics in rats]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2003;37(4):27-9. Russian.

Durnova GN, Kaplanskii AS.
[Comparative histomorphometric studies of shin bones of male and female rats
following tail suspension]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2003;37(4):29-32. Russian.

Morukov BV, Durnova GN, Larina IM, Il’ina-Kakueva EI, Kaplanskii AS,
Dobrokhotov IV.

[Effects of ibandronate on the osteopenia process in tail-suspended rats]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2003;37(4):32-7. Russian.


Note (#20)

Bed rest study.

Lazarev AO.
[Measurement of the human skin electrical potentials in the tibial projection region]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2003;37(4):37-9. Russian.

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