Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 21 September 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
September 21, 2001
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Elliott AR, Shea SA, Dijk DJ, Wyatt JK, Riel E, Neri DF, Czeisler CA, West JB, Prisk GK.
Microgravity reduces sleep-disordered breathing in humans.
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Aug 1;164(3):478-85.
(PIs: C.A. Czeisler and J.B. West)

Dinges DF.
Sleep in space flight. Breath easy–sleep less?
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001 Aug 1;164(3):337-8. Editorial.
(PI: D.F. Dinges)

Trial J, Rice L, Alfrey CP.
Erythropoietin withdrawal alters interactions between young red blood cells, splenic endothelial cells, and macrophages: an in vitro model of neocytolysis.
J Investig Med. 2001 Jul;49(4):335-45.
(PI: C.P. Alfrey)

Smilenov LB, Brenner DJ, Hall EJ.
Modest increased sensitivity to radiation oncogenesis in ATM heterozygous versus wild-type mammalian cells.
Cancer Res. 2001 Aug 1;61(15):5710-3.
(PI: E.J. Hall)

Krider ES, Rack JJ, Frank NL, Meade TJ.
Automated synthesis of 3′-metalated oligonucleotides.
Inorg Chem. 2001 Jul 30;40(16):4002-9.
(PI: T.J. Meade)

Seaver EC, Paulson DA, Irvine SQ, Martindale MQ.
The spatial and temporal expression of Ch-en, the engrailed gene in the polychaete Chaetopterus, does not support a role in body axis segmentation.
Dev Biol. 2001 Aug 1;236(1):195-209.
(PI: M.Q. Martindale)

Simpson ML, Sayler GS, Fleming JT, Applegate B.
Whole-cell biocomputing.
Trends Biotechnol. 2001 Aug;19(8):317-23.
(PIs: M.L. Simpson and G.S. Sayler)

Mair RW, Hurlimann MD, Sen PN, Schwartz LM, Patz S, Walsworth RL.
Tortuosity measurement and the effects of finite pulse widths on xenon gas diffusion NMR studies of porous media.
Magn Reson Imaging. 2001 Apr-May;19(3-4):345-51.
(PI: R.L. Walsworth)

Badhwar GD, O’Neill PM.
Response of silicon-based linear energy transfer spectrometers: implication for radiation risk assessment in space flights.
Nucl Instr A. 2001 Jul;466(3):464-74.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

Robertson D, Flattem N, Tellioglu T, Carson R, Garland E, Shannon JR, Jordan J, Jacob G, Blakely RD, Biaggioni I.
Familial orthostatic tachycardia due to norepinephrine transporter deficiency.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2001 Jun;940:527-43. Review.
(PI: D. Robertson)

Sitges M, Kapadia S, Rubin DN, Thomas JD, Tuzcu ME, Lever HM.
Percutaneous transluminal alcohol septal myocardial ablation after aortic valve replacement.
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2001 Aug;53(4):524-6.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

The following seven articles constitute a special section in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, “Fluid Balance and Kidney Function in Space.” They are a report synopsis prepared for the European Space Agency by the Topical Team for Kidney and Body Fluids.

De Santo NG, Christensen NJ, Drummer C, Kramer HJ, Regnard J, Heer M, Cirillo M, Norsk P.
Fluid balance and kidney function in space: introduction.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Sep;38(3):664-7.

Regnard J, Heer M, Drummer C, Norsk P.
Validity of microgravity simulation models on earth.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Sep;38(3):668-74.

Kramer HJ, Heer M, Cirillo M, De Santo NG.
Renal hemodynamics in space.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Sep;38(3):675-8.

Christensen NJ, Drummer C, Norsk P.
Renal and sympathoadrenal responses in space.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Sep;38(3):679-83.

Drummer C, Norsk P, Heer M.
Water and sodium balance in space.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Sep;38(3):684-90.

Heer M, De Santo NG, Cirillo M, Drummer C.
Body mass changes, energy, and protein metabolism in space.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Sep;38(3):691-5.

Norsk P, Drummer C, Christensen NJ, Cirillo M, Heer M, Kramer HJ, Regnard J, De Santo NG.
Revised hypothesis and future perspectives.
Am J Kidney Dis. 2001 Sep;38(3):696-8.

Pagani M, Iellamo F, Lucini D, Cerchiello M, Castrucci F, Pizzinelli P, Porta A, Malliani A.
Selective impairment of excitatory pressor responses after prolonged simulated microgravity in humans.
Auton Neurosci. 2001 Aug 13;91(1-2):85-95.

Hamaoka T.
Environmental health in space.
Environ Health Perspect. 2001 Jul;109(7):A300-1.

Spurny F.
Radiation doses at high altitudes and during space flights.
Radiat Phys Chem. 2001;61(3-6):301-7.

Ishii M.
[Mechanism of development of space motion sickness].
Equilib Res. 2001;60(3):137-45. Japanese.

Cosgrove DJ.
Plant cell walls: wall-associated kinases and cell expansion.
Curr Biol. 2001 Jul 24;11(14):R558-9.

Hunter RB, Mitchell-Felton H, Essig DA, Kandarian SC.
Expression of endoplasmic reticulum stress proteins during skeletal muscle disuse atrophy.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Oct;281(4):C1285-90.

Kushida N, Kabuyama Y, Yamaguchi O, Homma Y.
Essential role for extracellular Ca(2+) in JNK activation by mechanical stretch in bladder smooth muscle cells.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Oct;281(4):C1165-72.

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from the American Journal of Kidney Diseases

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