Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 2 March 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
March 2, 2001
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Romanov SR, Kozakiewicz BK, Holst CR, Stampfer MR, Haupt LM, Tlsty TD.
Normal human mammary epithelial cells spontaneously escape senescence and
acquire genomic changes.
Nature. 2001 Feb 1;409(6820):633-7.
(PI: T.D. Tlsty)

Kajioka EH, Andres ML, Mao XW, Moyers MF, Nelson GA, Gridley DS.
Hematological and TGF-beta variations after whole-body proton irradiation.
In Vivo. 2000 Nov-Dec;14(6):703-8.
(PI: G.A. Nelson)

Ryder KD, Duncan RL.
Parathyroid hormone enhances fluid shear-induced [Ca2+]i signaling in
osteoblastic cells through activation of mechanosensitive and voltage-sensitive
Ca2+ channels.
J Bone Miner Res. 2001 Feb;16(2):240-8.
(PIs: R.L. Duncan and K.D. Ryder: Graduate Student Research Project, advisor: R.L. Duncan)

Shearer WT, Reuben JM, Mullington JM, Price NJ, Lee BN, Smith EO, Szuba MP,
Van Dongen HP , Dinges DF.
Soluble TNF-alpha receptor 1 and IL-6 plasma levels in humans subjected to the
sleep deprivation model of spaceflight.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2001 Jan;107(1):165-170.
(PI: W.T. Shearer, J.M. Mullington, D.F. Dinges)

Wray GA.
The evolution of embryonic patterning mechanisms in animals.
Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2000 Dec;11(6):385-93. Review.
(PI: G.A. Wray)

Reed HL, Reedy KR, Palinkas LA, Vando N, Finney NS, Case HS, Lemar HJ,
Wright J, Thomas J.
Impairment in cognitive and exercise performance during prolonged Antarctic
residence: effect of thyroxine supplementation in the polar triiodothyronine
J Clin Endocrinol. 2001 Jan;86(1):110-6.
(PI: L.A. Palinkas)

Yadzi N, Najafi K.
An all-silicon, single-wafer, micro-g accelerometer with a combined surface and
bulk micromachining process.
J Microelectromech Syst. 2000 Dec;9(4): 544-50.
(PI: K. Najafi)

Lee SM, Bishop PA, Schneider SM, Greenisen MC.
Simulated shuttle egress: comparison of two space shuttle protective garments.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 Feb;72(2):110-4.
(PI: S.M. Schneider)

Reddy AS.
Calcium: silver bullet in signaling.
Plant Sci. 2001 Feb 5;160(3):381-404.
(PI: A.S. Reddy)

Amir AR, Newman DJ.
Research into the effects of astronaut motion on the spacecraft: a review.
Acta Astronaut. 2000 Dec;47(12):859-69.
(PI: D.J. Newman)

Conkin J.
Evidence-based approach to the analysis of serious decompression sickness with
application to EVA astronauts.
Houston, Tex. : NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, 2001. vi, 48 p. : ill. (NASA
technical paper ; 2001-210196)
(PI: J. Conkin)

Sonnenfeld G.
Extreme environments and the immune system: Effects of spaceflight on immune
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2001 Jan;107(1):19-20. No abstract available.

Leung DY.
Launching JACI into the new millennium: outer space and cyber space.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2001 Jan;107(1):21.

Hug DH, Hunter JK, Dunkerson DD.
Malnutrition, urocanic acid, and sun may interact to suppress immunity in
sojourners to high altitude.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 Feb;72(2):136-45.

Jones DR, Marsh RW.
Psychiatric considerations in military aerospace medicine.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 Feb;72(2):129-35.

Gianaros PJ, Muth ER, Mordkoff JT, Levine ME, Stern RM.
A questionnaire for the assessment of the multiple dimensions of motion
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 Feb;72(2):115-9.

Chopard A, Pons F, Marini JF.
Cytoskeletal protein contents before and after hindlimb suspension in a fast and
slow rat skeletal muscle.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):R323-R330.

Seward DJ, Haney JC, Rudnicki MA, Swoap SJ.
bHLH transcription factor MyoD affects myosin heavy chain expression pattern in
a muscle-specific fashion.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):C408-C413.

Yamaguchi T, Chattopadhyay N, Kifor O, Ye C, Vassilev PM, Sanders JL, Brown
Expression of extracellular calcium-sensing receptor in human osteoblastic MG-63
cell line.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):C382-C393.

Boppart MD, Hirshman MF, Sakamoto K, Fielding RA, Goodyear LJ.
Static stretch increases c-Jun NH(2)-terminal kinase activity and p38
phosphorylation in rat skeletal muscle.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):C352-C358.

Dennis RG, Kosnik PE, Gilbert ME, Faulkner JA.
Excitability and contractility of skeletal muscle engineered from primary
cultures and cell lines.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):C288-C295.

Willmann R, Kusch J, Sultan KR, Schneider AG, Pette D.
Muscle LIM protein is upregulated in fast skeletal muscle during transition
toward slower phenotypes.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):C273-C279.

Sultan KR, Dittrich BT, Leisner E, Paul N, Pette D.
Fiber type-specific expression of major proteolytic systems in fast- to
slow-transforming rabbit muscle.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):C239-C247.

Kornak U, Kasper D, Bosl MR, Kaiser E, Schweizer M, Schulz A, Friedrich W,
Delling G, Jentsch TJ.
Loss of the ClC-7 chloride channel leads to osteopetrosis in mice and man.
Cell. 2001 Jan 26;104(2):205-215.

Sun D, Huang A, Recchia FA, Cui Y, Messina EJ, Koller A, Kaley G.
Nitric oxide-mediated arteriolar dilation after endothelial deformation.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):H714-H721.

Collins HL, Augustyniak RA, Ansorge EJ, O’Leary DS.
Carotid baroreflex pressor responses at rest and during exercise: cardiac output
vs. regional vasoconstriction.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Feb;280(2):H642-H648.

Jalali S, del Pozo MA , Chen KD, Miao H, Li YS, Schwartz MA, Shyy JY, Chien
Integrin-mediated mechanotransduction requires its dynamic interaction with
specific extracellular matrix (ECM) ligands.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Jan 30;98(3):1042-1046.

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