Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 3 August 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
August 3, 2001
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Clement G, Moore ST, Raphan T, Cohen B.
Perception of tilt (somatogravic illusion) in response to sustained linear
acceleration during space flight.
Exp Brain Res. 2001 Jun;138(4):410-8.
(PI: B. Cohen)

Persson S, Wyatt SE, Love J, Thompson WF, Robertson D, Boss WF.
The Ca(2+) status of the endoplasmic reticulum is altered by induction of
calreticulin expression in transgenic plants.
Plant Physiol. 2001 Jul;126(3):1092-104.
(PIs: D. Robertson, W.F. Boss and C.S. Brown: NSCORT in Plant Gravitational Biology)

Clark GB, Sessions A, Eastburn DJ, Roux SJ.
Differential expression of members of the annexin multigene family in
Plant Physiol. 2001 Jul;126(3):1072-84.
(PI: S.J. Roux)

Oishi Y, Ishihara A, Talmadge RJ, Ohira Y, Taniguchi K, Matsumoto H, Roy RR,
Edgerton VR.
Expression of heat shock protein 72 in atrophied rat skeletal muscles.
Acta Physiol Scand. 2001 Jun;172(2):123-30.
(PI: V.R. Edgerton)

Monti RJ, Roy RR, Edgerton VR.
Role of motor unit structure in defining function.
Muscle Nerve. 2001 Jul;24(7):848-66. Review.
(PI: V.R. Edgerton)

Gooch CL, Mosier DR.
Stimulated single fiber electromyography in the mouse: techniques and normative
Muscle Nerve. 2001 Jul;24(7):941-5.
(PI: D.R. Mosier)

Sun JP, Asher CR, Yang XS, Cheng GG, Scalia GM, Massed AG, Griffin BP,
Ratliff NB, Stewart WJ, Thomas JD.
Clinical and echocardiographic characteristics of papillary fibroelastomas: a
retrospective and prospective study in 162 patients.
Circulation. 2001 Jun 5;103(22):2687-93.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

Paulin MG, Hoffman LF.
State-space receptive fields of semicircular canal afferent neurons in the bullfrog.
Neurocomputing. 2001 Jun;38:293-8.
(PI: L.F. Hoffman)

Kuzeja PS, Lintilhac PM, Wei C.
Root elongation against a constant force: experiment with a computerized
feedback-controlled device.
J Plant Physiol. 2001 May;158(5):673-6.
(PI: P.M. Lintilhac)

Garland JL, Mills AL, Young JS.
Relative effectiveness of kinetic analysis vs. single point readings for classifying
environmental samples based on community-level physiological profiles (CLPP).
Soil Biol Biochem. 2001 Jun;33(7-8): 1059-66.
(PI: J.L. Garland)

Mitka M.
Physician-astronauts have pioneered during two decades of shuttle flights.
JAMA. 2001 Jul 18;286(3):291-2. News.

Chang SC, Cho MH, Kang BG, Kaufman PB.
Changes in starch content in oat (Avena sativa) shoot pulvini during the
gravitropic response.
J Exp Bot. 2001 May;52(358):1029-40.

Kacena MA, Todd P.
Gentamicin: effect on E. coli in space.
Microgravity Sci Technol. 1999;12(3-4):135-7.
NOTE: This issue was just published, after a hiatus, as the last issue of volume 12, by Hanser Publishers (Munich). Volume 13 begins publication by ZTec Publishing (Bremen).

Takayama S, Ostuni E, LeDuc P, Naruse K, Ingber DE, Whitesides GM.
Subcellular positioning of small molecules.
Nature. 2001 Jun 28;411(6841):1016.

Molendijk AJ, Bischoff F, Rajendrakumar CS, Friml J, Braun M, Gilroy S, Palme
Arabidopsis thaliana Rop GTPases are localized to tips of root hairs and control
polar growth.
EMBO J. 2001 Jun 1;20(11):2779-88.

Scovazzo P, Illangasekare TH, Hoehn A, Todd P.
Modeling of two-phase flow in membranes and porous media in microgravity as applied
to plant irrigation in space.
Water Resour Res. 2001 May;37(5):1231-43.

Klanjscek T, Legovic T.
Toward a closed life support system for interplanetary missions.
Ecol Modell. 2001 Mar 15;138(1-3):41-54.

Heer M, Elia M, Ritz P.
Energy and fluid metabolism in microgravity.
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2001 Jul;4(4):307-11.

Maillet A, Beaufrere B, Di Nardo P, Elia M, Pichard C.
Weightlessness as an accelerated model of nutritional disturbances.
Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2001 Jul;4(4):301-6.

Doherty LM, Foster DH.
Reference frame for rapid visual processing of line orientation.
Spat Vis. 2001 Jun;14(2):121-37.

Lima F, De Falco V, Baima J, Carazzato JG, Pereira RM.
Effect of impact load and active load on bone metabolism and body composition of
adolescent athletes.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2001 Aug;33(8):1318-23.

Gabbett TJ, Gass GC, Thalib L, Morris N, Gass EM.
Does endurance training affect orthostatic responses in healthy elderly men?
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2001 Aug;33(8):1279-86.

Suhner A, Schlagenhauf P, Hofer I, Johnson R, Tschopp A, Steffen R.
Effectiveness and tolerability of melatonin and zolpidem for the alleviation of
jet lag.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2001 Jul;72(7):638-46.

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