Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 13 July 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
July 13, 2001
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Kwon M, Bedgar DL, Piastuch W, Davin LB, Lewis NG.
Induced compression wood formation in Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) in
Phytochemistry. 2001 Jul;57(6):847-57.
(PI: N.G. Lewis)

Levine LH, Heyenga AG, Levine HG, Choi J, Davin LB, Krikorian AD, Lewis NG.
Cell-wall architecture and lignin composition of wheat developed in a
microgravity environment.
Phytochemistry. 2001 Jul;57(6):835-46.
(PI: N.G. Lewis)

Mori RL, Bergsman AE, Holmes MJ, Yates BJ.
Role of the medial medullary reticular formation in relaying vestibular signals
to the diaphragm and abdominal muscles.
Brain Res. 2001 May 25;902(1):82-91.
(PI: M.J. Holmes, Graduate Student Research Project; advisor: B.J. Yates)

Klerman EB, Zeitzer JM, Duffy JF, Khalsa SB, Czeisler CA.
Absence of an increase in the duration of the circadian melatonin secretory
episode in totally blind human subjects.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Jul;86(7):3166-70.
(PI: C.A. Czeisler)

Smith SM, Davis-Street JE, Rice BL, Nillen JL, Gillman PL, Block G.
Nutritional status assessment in semiclosed environments: ground-based and space
flight studies in humans.
J Nutr. 2001 Jul;131(7):2053-61.
(PI: S.M. Smith)

NOTE: The following three articles, and six in the next section, are from “Genetic and oncogenic damages of space radiation: detection, prediction, and mechanisms,” scientific session F2.4 of the COSPAR Scientific Commission which was held during the Thirty-third COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Warsaw, Poland, July 2000.
Wu H, Durante M.
A biophysical model for estimating the frequency of radiation-induced mutations
resulting from chromosomal translocations.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):361-7.
(PI: T.C. Yang)

Kawata T, Durante M, Furusawa Y, George K, Ito H, Wu H, Cucinotta FA.
G2-chromosome aberrations induced by high-LET radiations.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):383-91.
(PI: J.F. Dicello)

Hei TK, Zhao YL, Roy D, Piao CQ, Calaf G, Hall EJ.
Molecular alterations in tumorigenic human bronchial and breast epithelial cells
induced by high LET radiation.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):411-9.
(PI: E.J. Hall)

Frantz JM, Joly RJ, Mitchell CA.
Intracanopy lighting reduces electrical energy utilization by closed cowpea
Life Support Biosph Sci. 2001;7(4):283-90.
(PI: C.A. Mitchell, NSCORT in Bioregenerative Life Support)

Colón G, Sager JC.
On-line removal of volatile fatty acids from CELSS anaerobic bioreactor via
Life Support Biosph Sci. 2001;7(4):291-9.
(PI: J.C. Sager)

Colón G, Sager JC.
Electrolytic removal of nitrate from crop residues.
Life Support Biosph Sci. 2001;7(4):301-10.
(PI: J.C. Sager)

Ahn DJ, Adeola O, Nielsen SS.
Effect of environment on the free and peptide amino acids in rice, wheat, and
Life Support Biosph Sci. 2001;7(4):311-8.
(PIs: S.S. Nielsen and C.A. Mitchell: NSCORT in Bioregenerative Life Support)

Alway S, Lowe D, Chen D.
The effects of age and hindlimb suspension on the levels of expression of the
myogenic regulatory factors MyoD and myogenin in rat fast and slow skeletal
Exp Physiol. 2001 Jul;86(Pt 4):509-17.

DeLucas LJ.
Protein crystallization – is it rocket science?
Drug Discov Today. 2001 Jul 1;6(14):734-44.

Nowak DA, Hermsdorfer J, Philipp J, Marquardt C, Glasauer S, Mai N.
Effects of changing gravity on anticipatory grip force control during
point-to-point movements of a hand-held object.
Motor Control. 2001 Jul;5(3):231-53.

Liu X, Gershenfeld HK.
Genetic differences in the tail-suspension test and its relationship to
imipramine response among 11 inbred strains of mice.
Biol Psychiatry. 2001 Apr 1;49(7):575-81.

Esposito RD, Durante M, Gialanella G, Grossi G, Pugliese M, Scampoli P,
Jones TD.
On the radiosensitivity of man in space.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):345-54.

Fedorenko B, Druzhinin S, Yudaeva L, Petrov V, Akatov Yu, Snigiryova G,
Novitskaya N, Shevchenko V, Rubanovich A.
Cytogenetic studies of blood lymphocytes from cosmonauts after long-term space
flights on MIR station.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):355-9.

Ottolenghi A, Ballarini F, Biaggi M.
Modelling chromosomal aberration induction by ionising radiation: the influence of
interphase chromosome architecture.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):369-82.

Belli M, Cherubini R, Dalla Vecchia M, Dini V, Esposito G, Moschini G, Sapora O,
Signoretti C, Simone G, Sorrentino E, Tabocchini MA.
DNA fragmentation in mammalian cells exposed to various light ions.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):393-9.

Morimoto S, Gordon A, Fukunishi N, Yatagai F.
Cellular responses by exposure to heavy-ions.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):401-9.

Gonda SR, Wu H, Pingerelli PL, Glickman BW.
Three-dimensional transgenic cell model to quantify genotoxic effects of space
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):421-30.

NOTE: the following article is not part of the special radiation session:
Husson D, Chaput D, Bautz A, Davet J, Durand D, Dournon C, Duprat AM,
Gualandris-Parisot L.
Design of specific hardware to obtain embryos and maintain adult urodele amphibians
aboard a space station.
Adv Space Res. 2001;27(2):433-45.

Smart K.
Issues in life support and human factors in crew rescue from the ISS.
Life Support Biosph Sci. 2001;7(4):319-25.

Shalin VL.
Some influences of the physical environment on human cognition.
Life Support Biosph Sci. 2001;7(4):327-34.

van Hoeyweghen R, Hanson J, Stewart M, Dethune L, Davies I, Little R, Horan
M, Kirkman E.
Cardiovascular response to graded lower body negative pressure in young and
elderly man.
Exp Physiol. 2001 May;86(3):427-35.

Loy C, Motzel W, Haas W.
Photo- and geo-orientation by Echinostome cercariae results in habitat
J Parasitol. 2001 Jun;87(3):505-9.

Langlet C, Canu M, Viltart O, Sequeira H, Falempin M.
Hypodynamia-hypokinesia induced variations in expression of fos protein in
structures related to somatosensory system in the rat.
Brain Res. 2001 Jun 29;905(1-2):72-80.

Dournon C, Durand D, Tankosic C, Membre H, Gualandris-Parisot L, Bautz A.
Effects of microgravity on the larval development, metamorphosis and
reproduction of the urodele amphibian Pleurodeles waltl.
Dev Growth Differ. 2001 Jun;43(3):315-326.

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