Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 28 September 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
September 28, 2001
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Tash JS, Kim S, Schuber M, Seibt D, Kinsey WH.
Fertilization of sea urchin eggs and sperm motility are negatively impacted
under low hypergravitational forces significant to space flight.
Biol Reprod. 2001 Oct;65(4):1224-31.
(PI: J.S. Tash)

Gianna-Poulin CC, Voelker CC, Erickson B, Black FO.
Can imaginary head tilt shorten postrotatory nystagmus?
Exp Brain Res. 2001 Aug;139(4):503-6.
(PI: F.O. Black)

Lackner JR, Rabin E, DiZio P.
Stabilization of posture by precision touch of the index finger with rigid and
flexible filaments.
Exp Brain Res. 2001 Aug;139(4):454-64.
(PI: J.R. Lackner)

Millet C, Custaud MA, Allevard AM, Zaouali-Ajina M, Monk TH, Arnaud SB,
Claustrat B, Gharib C, Gauquelin-Koch G.
Influence of head-down bed rest on the circadian rhythms of hormones and
electrolytes involved in hydroelectrolytic regulation.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jul;85(1-2):74-81.
(PIs: T.H. Monk and S.B. Arnaud)

Lee S, Lueptow RM.
Membrane rejection of nitrogen compounds.
Environ Sci Technol. 2001 Jul 15;35(14):3008-18.
(PI: R.M. Lueptow)

Shibasaki M, Kondo N, Crandall C.
Evidence for metaboreceptor stimulation of sweating in normothermic and
heat-stressed humans.
J Physiol. 2001 Jul 15;534(Pt 2):605-11.
(PI: C. Crandall)

Firstenberg MS, Thomas JD.
Echocardiographic assessment of the normal mitral annular size.
J Heart Valve Dis. 2001 Mar;10(2):143-5. Editorial.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

Newman DJ, Amir AR, Beck SM.
Astronaut-induced disturbances to the microgravity environment of the Mir space station.
J Spacecr Rockets. 2001 Jul-Aug;38(4):578-83.
(PI: D.J. Newman)

Wilson JW, Cucinotta FA, Miller J, Shinn JL, Thibeault SA, Singleterry RC, Simonsen LC, Kim MH.
Approach and issues relating to shield material design to protect astronauts from space radiation.
Mater Des. 2001 Oct;22(7):541-54.
(PIs: J.W. Wilson and J. Miller)

Spaak J, Sundblad P, Linnarsson D.
Impaired pressor response after spaceflight and bed rest: evidence for
cardiovascular dysfunction.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jul;85(1-2):49-55.

Dong ZG, Wang YP, Han Y, Gong HY, Wang DY, Lu JH, Huang JF.
Studies on crystalline growth of O2-susceptible proteins in space.
Acta Bot Sin. 2001 Mar;43(3):256-60.

Ishizaki K, Nishizawa K, Kato T, Kitao H, Han ZB, Hirayama J, Suzuki F,
Cannon TF, Kamigaichi S, Tawarayama Y, Masukawa M, Shimazu T, Ikenaga M.
Genetic changes induced in human cells in Space Shuttle experiment (STS-95).
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 Sep;72(9):794-8.

Mitchell ME, Stern LS, Shah N, Ostrum R.
Effect of flurbiprofen on hind-limb suspension-induced bone loss.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 Sep;72(9):790-3.

Maccarrone M, Finazzi-Agro A.
Enzyme activity in microgravity: a problem of catalysis at the water-lipid
FEBS Lett. 2001 Aug 24;504(1-2):80. Letter.

Giachetti E, Ranaldi F, Vanni P.
Enzyme catalysis in microgravity: an intricate problem to be solved.
FEBS Lett. 2001 Aug 24;504(1-2):78-9. Letter.

Katayama N, Mori S.
Directional asymmetry of nystagmus elicitation in humans during step and
sinusoidal modes of lateral linear acceleration.
Neurosci Res. 2001 Sep;41(1):97-105.

Horn E, Foller W.
Functional regeneration of a gravity sensory system during development in an
insect (Gryllus bimaculatus).
Neuroreport. 2001 Aug 28;12(12):2685-91.

Pierard C, Beaumont M, Enslen M, Chauffard F, Tan DX, Reiter RJ, Fontan A,
French J, Coste O, Lagarde D.
Resynchronization of hormonal rhythms after an eastbound flight in humans:
effects of slow-release caffeine and melatonin.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jul;85(1-2):144-50.

Okada S, Hirakawa K, Takada Y, Kinoshita H.
Age-related differences in postural control in humans in response to a sudden
deceleration generated by postural disturbance.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Jul;85(1-2):10-8.

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