Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 15 February 2002

By SpaceRef Editor
February 15, 2002
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Moorman SJ, Cordova R, Davies SA.
A critical period for functional vestibular development in zebrafish.
Dev Dyn. 2002 Mar;223(2):285-91.
(PI: S.J. Moorman)

Kiss JZ, Miller KM, Ogden LA, Roth KK.
Phototropism and gravitropism in lateral roots of Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell Physiol. 2002 Jan 15;43(1):35-43.
(PI: J.Z. Kiss)

Ganta RR, Wilkerson MJ, Cheng C, Rokey AM, Chapes SK.
Persistent Ehrlichia chaffeensis infection occurs in the absence of functional
major histocompatibility complex class II genes.
Infect Immun. 2002 Jan;70(1):380-8.
(PI: S.K. Chapes)

Muday GK.
Auxins and tropisms.
J Plant Growth Regul. 2001 Sep;20(3):226-43. Review.
(PI: G.K. Muday)

Reddy AS, Day IS, Narasimhulu SB, Safadi F, Reddy VS, Golovkin M, Harnly MJ.
Isolation and characterization of a novel calmodulin-binding protein from
J Biol Chem. 2002 Feb 8;277(6):4206-14.
(PI: A.S.N. Reddy)

Turner RT.
Skeletal adaptation to external loads optimizes mechanical properties: fact or fiction.
Curr Opin Orthop. 2001 Oct;12(5):384-8. Review.
(PI: R.T. Turner)

Prisk GK, Fine JM, Elliott AR, West JB.
Effect of 6 degrees head-down tilt on cardiopulmonary function: comparison with
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2002 Jan;73(1):8-16.
(PIs: G.K. Prisk and J.B. West)

Cowell SA, Stocks JM, Evans DG, Simonson SR, Greenleaf JE.
The exercise and environmental physiology of extravehicular activity.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2002 Jan;73(1):54-67. Review.
(PI: J.E. Greenleaf)

Dervay JP, Powell MR, Butler B, Fife CE.
The effect of exercise and rest duration on the generation of venous gas bubbles
at altitude.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2002 Jan;73(1):22-7.
(PIs: M.R. Powell and B. Butler)

Conkin J.
A log logistic survival model applied to hypobaric decompression sickness.
Houston, Tex. : Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, [2001] . iv, 17 p. : ill. (NASA technical publication ; 210775)
(PI: J. Conkin)

Arbeille P, Fomina G, Roumy J, Alferova I, Tobal N, Herault S.
Adaptation of the left heart, cerebral and femoral arteries, and jugular and
femoral veins during short- and long-term head-down tilt and spaceflights.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Dec;86(2):157-68.

Delapille P, Verin E, Tourny-Chollet C, Pasquis P.
Ventilatory responses to hypercapnia in divers and non-divers: effects of
posture and immersion.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Nov;86(1):97-103.

Sun XQ, Zhang LF, Wu XY, Jiang SZ.
Effects of repeated brain ischemia induced by rapid lower body negative pressure
on brain water and Na+,K+-ATPase activity in rats.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2002 Jan;73(1):50-3.

Gundel A, Drescher J, Spatenko YA, Polyakov VV.
Changes in basal heart rate in spaceflights up to 438 days.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2002 Jan;73(1):17-21.

Kiefer J, Egenolf R, Ikpeme S.
Heavy ion-induced DNA double-strand breaks in yeast.
Radiat Res. 2002 Feb;157(2):141-8.

Fayard B, Touati A, Abel F, Herve Du Penhoat MA, Despiney-Bailly I, Gobert
F, Ricoul M, L’Hoir A, Politis MF, Hill MA, Stevens DL, Sabatier L, Sage E,
Goodhead DT, Chetioui A.
Cell inactivation and double-strand breaks: the role of core ionizations, as
probed by ultrasoft X rays.
Radiat Res. 2002 Feb;157(2):128-40.

Pedrocchi A, Baroni G, Mouchnino L, Ferrigno G, Pedotti A, Massion J.
Absence of center of mass control for leg abduction in long-term weightlessness
in humans.
Neurosci Lett. 2002 Feb 22;319(3):172-6.

Morita MT, Kato T, Nagafusa K, Saito C, Ueda T, Nakano A, Tasaka M.
Involvement of the vacuoles of the endodermis in the early process of shoot
gravitropism in Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell. 2002 Jan;14(1):47-56.

Kato T, Morita MT, Fukaki H, Yamauchi Y, Uehara M, Niihama M, Tasaka M.
SGR2, a phospholipase-like protein, and ZIG/SGR4, a SNARE, are involved in the
shoot gravitropism of Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell. 2002 Jan;14(1):33-46.

Yamaguchi DT, Huang J, Ma D, Wang PK.
Inhibition of gap junction intercellular communication by extremely
low-frequency electromagnetic fields in osteoblast-like models is dependent on
cell differentiation.
J Cell Physiol. 2002 Feb;190(2):180-8.

Lynch GS.
Therapies for improving muscle function in neuromuscular disorders.
Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2001 Oct;29(4):141-8. Review.

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