Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 17 August 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
August 17, 2001
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Lewis ML, Cubano LA, Zhao B, Dinh HK, Pabalan JG, Piepmeier EH, Bowman PD.
cDNA microarray reveals altered cytoskeletal gene expression in space-flown
leukemic T lymphocytes (Jurkat).
FASEB J. 2001 Aug;15(10):1783-5.
(PI: M.L. Lewis and L.A. Cubano: Graduate Student Research Project, advisor: M.L. Lewis)

Wang S, Pogue R, Morre DM, Morre DJ.
NADH oxidase activity (NOX) and enlargement of HeLa cells oscillate with two
different temperature-compensated period lengths of 22 and 24 minutes
corresponding to different NOX forms.
Biochim Biophys Acta. 2001 Jun 20;1539(3):192-204.
(PI: D.J. Morré)

Bacon E, Morre DJ.
Plasma membrane NADH oxidase of maize roots responds to gravity and imposed
centrifugal forces.
Plant Physiol Biochem. 2001 Jun;39(6):487-94.
(PI: D.J. Morré)

Subbarao GV, Wheeler RM, Levine LH, Stutte GW.
Glycine betaine accumulation, ionic and water relations of red-beet at contrasting
levels of sodium supply.
J Plant Physiol. 2001 Jun;158(6):767-76.
(PI: R.M. Wheeler)

Stein TP.
Nutrition in the space station era.
Nutr Res Rev. 2001 Jun;14(1):87-117. Review.
(PI: T.P. Stein)

Hasser EM, Moffitt JA.
Regulation of sympathetic nervous system function after cardiovascular
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2001 Jun;940:454-68. Review.
(PI: E.M. Hasser)

Rashotte AM, DeLong A, Muday GK.
Genetic and chemical reductions in protein phosphatase activity alter auxin
transport, gravity response, and lateral root growth.
Plant Cell. 2001 Jul;13(7):1683-97.
(PI: G.K. Muday and C.S. Brown: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)

Kosterev AA, Curl RF, Tittel FK, Gmachl C, Capasso F, Sivco DL, Baillargeon JN,
Hutchinson AL, Cho AY.
Absorption spectroscopy with quantum cascade lasers.
Laser Physics. 2001 Jan;11(1):39-49.
(PI: F.K. Tittel)

Brainard GC, Hanifin JP, Greeson JM, Byrne B, Glickman G, Gerner E, Rollag
Action spectrum for melatonin regulation in humans: evidence for a novel
circadian photoreceptor.
J Neurosci. 2001 Aug 15;21(16):6405-12.
(PI: G.C. Brainard)

Adams GR.
Insulin-like growth factor in muscle growth and its potential abuse by athletes.
West J Med. 2001 Jul;175(1):7-9. Editorial.
Note: Editorial mentions animal tail-suspension research and space flight effects observed in humans.

Suga K, Ogasaware N, Matsunaga N, Sasai K.
Perfusion characteristics of oleic acid-injured canine lung on Gd-DTPA-enhanced
dynamic magnetic resonance imaging.
Invest Radiol. 2001;36(7):386-400.
Note (from abstract): “The dynamic MR study showed postural shifts on the gravity-dependent perfusion map of normal lungs….The histological correlations indicate that…lung damage may be gravity dependent.”

Wertheim AH, Mesland BS, Bles W.
Cognitive suppression of tilt sensations during linear horizontal self-motion in
the dark.
Perception. 2001;30(6):733-41.

Wei M, Angelaki DE.
Cross-axis adaptation of the translational vestibulo-ocular reflex.
Exp Brain Res. 2001 Jun;138(3):304-12.

Sawant SG, Randers-Pehrson G, Metting NF, Hall EJ.
Adaptive response and the bystander effect induced by radiation in C3H 10T(1/2)
cells in culture.
Radiat Res. 2001 Aug;156(2):177-80.

Tirranen LLS, Borodina EV, Ushakova SA, Rygalov VYe, Gitelson JI.
Effect of volatile metabolites of dill, radish and garlic on growth of bacteria.
Acta Astronaut. 2001 Jul;49(2):105-8.

Moody GB, Mark RG, Goldberger AL.
PhysioNet: a Web-based resource for the study of physiologic signals.
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag. 2001 May-Jun;20(3):70-5.

Reichhardt T.
Tough decisions loom as funding crisis hits space-station research.
Nature. 2001 Aug 2;412(6846):465-6. News.

[No authors listed]
Time for orbiting lab to find true purpose.
Nature. 2001 Aug 2;412(6846):463. Editorial.

Han DX, Liu YH, Zhou CD, Zhang BI, Fei JX, Liu G.
[Effect of head-down bed rest on human EEG].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Jun;14(3):168-71. Chinese.

Feng HZ, Yu ZB, Xie MJ, Sun B, Song H, Zhang LF.
[Transition of soleus troponin I isoforms and atrophy of testis in tail-suspended
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Jun;14(3):172-6. Chinese.

Gu HG, Ren W, Lu QS, Liu G, Shen XY, Meng JR.
[Application of degree of complexity in heart rate variability analysis during
orthostatic standing].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Jun;14(3):192-5. Chinese.

Guo SS, Xu B, Ai WD, Wang K, Liu XY.
[Principle demonstration of nutrient delivery system in space vegetable planting
prototype facility].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Jun;14(3):206-9. Chinese.

Song JP, Zhong P, Wang T, Wen XL, Zhang H, Shen XY.
[Protective effects of Chinese herb-compound on cellular immunological function
in tail-suspended rats].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Jun;14(3):215-7. Chinese.

Qin Y, Ma RS, Ni HY, Fu ZJ, Cheng HW.
[Locating the impairment of human cognitive function during hypoxia].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Jun;14(3):218-20. Chinese.

Wang LJ, Liu ZQ, He M, Ren W.
[Effects of adaptive changes of vestibular system on cardiovascular regulation
and orthostatic tolerance].
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2001 Jun;14(3):225-9. Chinese.

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