Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 30 March 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
March 30, 2001
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Zhao L, Venkatesh AK, Albert MS, Panych LP.
Signal-to-noise ratio comparison of encoding methods for hyperpolarized noble
gas MRI .
J Magn Reson. 2001 Feb;148(2):314-26.
(PI: M.S. Albert)

Ruppel NJ, Hangarter RP, Kiss JZ.
Red-light-induced positive phototropism in Arabidopsis roots.
Planta. 2001;212(3):424-30.
(PIs: R.P. Hangarter and J.Z. Kiss)

Olshansky SJ, Carnes BA, Desesquelles A.
Demography. Prospects for human longevity.
Science. 2001 Feb 23;291(5508):1491-2.
(PI: B.A. Carnes)

Ortiz RM, Wade CE, Ortiz CL.
Effects of prolonged fasting on plasma cortisol and TH in postweaned northern
elephant seal pups.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):R790-5.
(PI: C.E. Wade)

Brown EN, Meehan PM, Dempster AP.
A stochastic differential equation model of diurnal cortisol patterns.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Mar;280(3):E450-61.
(PI: E.N. Brown)

Yoder TL, Zheng HH, Todd P, Staehelin LA.
Amyloplast sedimentation dynamics in maize columella cells support a new model
for the gravity-sensing apparatus of roots.
Plant Physiol. 2001 Feb;125(2):1045-60.
(PI: L.A. Staehelin)

Swatzell LJ, Kiss JZ.
Journey towards the centre of the earth: plant gravitropism.
Biologist (London). 2000 Nov;47(5):229-33. Review.
(PI: J.Z. Kiss)

Sonnenfroh DM, Rawlins WT, Allen MG, Gmachl C, Capasso F, Hutchinson AL,
Sivco DL, Baillargeon JN, Cho AY.
Application of balanced detection to absorption measurements of trace gases with
room-temperature, quasi-cw quantum-cascade lasers.
Appl Optics. 2001 Feb 20;40(6):812-20.
(PI: M.G. Allen)

Collings DA, Zsuppan G, Allen NS, Blancaflor EB.
Demonstration of prominent actin filaments in the root columella.
Planta. 2001;212(3):392-403.
(PIs: N.S. Allen and E. Davies: NSCORT in Plant Biology)

Koslow SH.
Should the neuroscience community make a paradigm shift to sharing primary data?
Nat Neurosci. 2000 Sep;3(9):863-5. Review.

Karnath HO, Brotz D, Gotz A.
Clinical symptoms, origin, and therapy of the “pusher syndrome.”
Nervenarzt. 2001 Feb;72(2):86-92. German.

Durzan DJ.
Metabolic engineering of plant cells in a space environment.
Biotechnol Genet Eng Rev. 2000;17:353-87.

McLean RJ, Cassanto JM, Barnes MB, Koo JH.
Bacterial biofilm formation under microgravity conditions.
FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2001 Feb 20;195(2):115-9.

Takarada Y, Takazawa H, Ishii N.
Applications of vascular occlusion diminish disuse atrophy of knee extensor
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2000 Dec;32(12):2035-9.

Gao W-Y, Fan L, Paek K-Y, Zhao S-P.
Spaceflight of Platycodon grandiflorun seeds changes ultrastructure of pedicel and
style cells.
J Korean Soc Hortic Sci. 2000 Dec;41(6):545-9.

Harrison, Albert A.
Spacefaring : the human dimension.
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 2001. xviii, 324 p. : ill.
(ISBN: 0520224531)

Reichhardt T.
Space-station cuts leave research in lurch [news].
Nature. 2001 22 Mar;410(6827):399.

Lawler A.
News of the week: Space Biology. New cuts in station could spark walkout [news].
Science 2001 Mar 23;291(5512):2291-2.

Di Rienzo M, Parati G, Castiglioni P, Tordi R, Mancia G, Pedotti A.
Baroreflex effectiveness index: an additional measure of baroreflex control of
heart rate in daily life.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 Mar;280(3):R744-51.

Joldersma M, Klein-Nulend J, Oleksik AM, Heyligers IC, Burger EH.
Estrogen enhances mechanical stress-induced prostaglandin production by bone
cells from elderly women.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Mar;280(3):E436-42.

Bamman MM, Shipp JR, Jiang J, Gower BA, Hunter GR, Goodman A, McLafferty CL
Jr, Urban RJ.
Mechanical load increases muscle IGF-I and androgen receptor mRNA concentrations
in humans.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2001 Mar;280(3):E383-90.

Fortrat JO, Sigaudo D, Hughson RL, Maillet A, Yamamoto Y, Gharib C.
Effect of prolonged head-down bed rest on complex cardiovascular dynamics.
Auton Neurosci. 2001 Jan 14;86(3):192-201.

Rahman A, Ahamed A, Amakawa T, Goto N, Tsurumi S.
Chromosaponin I specifically interacts with AUX1 protein in regulating the
gravitropic response of Arabidopsis roots.
Plant Physiol. 2001 Feb;125(2):990-1000.

Wood NT, Haley A, Viry-Moussaid M, Johnson CH, van Der Luit AH, Trewavas AJ.
The calcium rhythms of different cell types oscillate with different circadian
Plant Physiol. 2001 Feb;125(2):787-96.

Le J, Vandenbussche F, Van Der Straeten D, Verbelen J.
In the early response of Arabidopsis roots to ethylene, cell elongation is up-
and down-regulated and uncoupled from differentiation.
Plant Physiol. 2001 Feb;125(2):519-22.

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