Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 23 March 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
March 23, 2001
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Gordon SE, Fluck M, Booth FW.
Plasticity in skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle. Selected contribution: Skeletal
muscle focal adhesion kinase, paxillin, and serum response factor are loading
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):1174-83.
(PI: S.E. Gordon, Space Biology Research Associate)

Crandall CG, MacLean DA.
Cutaneous interstitial nitric oxide concentration does not increase during heat
stress in humans.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):1020-24.
(PI: C.G. Crandall)

Layne CS, Mulavara AP, McDonald PV, Pruett CJ, Kozlovskaya IB, Bloomberg JJ.
Effect of long-duration spaceflight on postural control during self-generated
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):997-1006.
(PIs: C.S. Layne, P.V. McDonald and J.J. Bloomberg)

Vijayan K, Thompson JL, Norenberg KM, Fitts RH, Riley DA.
Fiber-type susceptibility to eccentric contraction-induced damage of
hindlimb-unloaded rat AL muscles.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):770-6.
(PIs: R.H. Fitts and D.A. Riley)

Shibasaki M, Crandall CG.
Effect of local acetylcholinesterase inhibition on sweat rate in humans.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):757-62.
(PI: C.G. Crandall)

Imai T, Moore ST, Raphan T, Cohen B.
Interaction of the body, head, and eyes during walking and turning.
Exp Brain Res. 2001 Jan;136(1):1-18.
(PI: B. Cohen)

Armstrong G, Cardon L, Vilkomerson D, Lipson D, Wong J, Rodriguez LL, Thomas
JD, Griffin BP.
Localization of needle tip with color doppler during pericardiocentesis: In
vitro validation and initial clinical application.
J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2001 Jan;14(1):29-37.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

Franklin RB, Garland JL, Bolster CH, Mills AL.
Impact of dilution on microbial community structure and functional potential:
comparison of numerical simulations and batch culture experiments.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001 Feb;67(2):702-12.
(PI: R. B. Franklin: Graduate Student Research Project; J.L. Garland)

Davies E, Stankovic B, Azama K, Shibata K, Abe S.
Novel components of the plant cytoskeleton: a beginning to plant ‘cytomics’.
Plant Sci 2001 Jan 5;160(2):185-96. Review.
(PI: E. Davies: NSCORT in Plant Gravitational Biology)

Fadel PJ, Ogoh S, Watenpaugh DE, Wasmund W, Olivencia-Yurvati A, Smith ML,
Raven PB.
Carotid baroreflex regulation of sympathetic nerve activity during dynamic
exercise in humans.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):H1383-90.
(PI: P.B. Raven)

Nakatani S, Firstenberg MS, Greenberg NL, Vandervoort PM, Smedira NG,
McCarthy PM, Thomas JD.
Mitral inertance in humans: critical factor in Doppler estimation of
transvalvular pressure gradients.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):H1340-5.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

Vashishth D, Gibson GJ, Khoury JI, Schaffler MB, Kimura J, Fyhrie DP.
Influence of nonenzymatic glycation on biomechanical properties of cortical
Bone. 2001 Feb;28(2):195-201.

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J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):1165.

Pette D.
Plasticity in skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle. Historical perspectives:
Plasticity of mammalian skeletal muscle.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):1119-24.

Kischel P, Bastide B, Stevens L, Mounier Y.
Expression and functional behavior of troponin C in soleus muscle fibers of rat
after hindlimb unloading.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):1095-101.

Desaulniers P, Lavoie PA, Gardiner PF.
Habitual exercise enhances neuromuscular transmission efficacy of rat soleus
muscle in situ.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Mar;90(3):1041-8.

Lawler A.
Research collaborations. NASA lab offers land to lure research partners.
Science. 2001 Mar 16;291(5511):2073.

Fejtek M, Wassersug R.
Effects of spaceflight and cage design on abdominal muscles of male rodents.
J Exp Zool. 2001 Apr 15;289(5):330-4.

Otalora F, Novella ML, Gavira JA, Thomas BR, Garcia Ruiz JM.
Experimental evidence for the stability of the depletion zone around a growing
protein crystal under microgravity.
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2001 Mar;57(Pt 3):412-7.

Sapin MP, Grigorenko DE, Erofeeva LM.
[Inguinal lymph nodes of Rhesus macaque in hypokinesia and combined action of
hypokinesia and hypergravity].
Morfologiia. 2000;118(6):57-60. Russian.

Minetti AE.
Walking on other planets.
Nature. 2001 Jan 25;409(6819):467, 469.

Spofford CM, Chilian WM.
The elastin-laminin receptor functions as a mechanotransducer in vascular smooth
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):H1354-60.

Tulppo MP, Hughson RL, Makikallio TH, Airaksinen KE, Seppanen T, Huikuri HV.
Effects of exercise and passive head-up tilt on fractal and complexity
properties of heart rate dynamics.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):H1081-7.

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