Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 5 October 2001

By SpaceRef Editor
October 5, 2001
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Campbell WF, Salisbury FB, Bugbee B, Klassen S, Naegle E, Strickland DT,
Bingham GE, Levinskikh M, Iljina GM, Veselova TD, Sytchev VN, Podolsky I,
McManus WR, Bubenheim DL, Stieber J, Jahns G.
Comparative floral development of Mir-grown and ethylene-treated, earth-grown
Super Dwarf wheat.
J Plant Physiol. 2001 Aug;158(8):1051-60.
(PIs: W.F. Campbell and B. Bugbee)

Mehta SK, Kaur I, Grimm EA, Smid C, Feeback DL, Pierson DL.
Decreased non-MHC-restricted (CD56(+)) killer cell cytotoxicity after
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Oct;91(4):1814-8.
(PI: D.L. Pierson)

Cui J, Wilson TE, Shibasaki M, Hodges NA, Crandall CG.
Baroreflex modulation of muscle sympathetic nerve activity during posthandgrip
muscle ischemia in humans.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Oct;91(4):1679-86.
(PI: C.G. Crandall)

Rubin C, Xu G, Judex S.
The anabolic activity of bone tissue, suppressed by disuse, is normalized by brief
exposure to extremely low-magnitude mechanical stimuli.
FASEB J. 2001 Oct;15(12):2225-9.
(PI: C. Rubin)

Sin YK, Qiu Y, Muller RE, Forouhar S.
Laterally coupled InGaAsP/InP distributed feedback lasers at 1.5 microns for chemical
sensing applications.
Electron Lett. 2001 Apr 26;37(9):567-9.
(PI: S. Forouhar)

Cirio R, Cucinotta FA, Durante M (eds.)
Proceedings of the “1st International Workshop on Space Radiation Research and
11th Annual NASA Space Radiation Health Investigators’ Workshop,” Arona (Italy),
May 27-31, 2000.
Phys Med. 2001;17(Suppl 1):1-295.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)
Note: The entire volume is available online at: Citations with NASA-supported investigators are listed below. Source information and individual web links are not given due to the length of the list. There are also 50 other papers in this issue that are not listed here.

Cucinotta FA.
Once we know all the radiobiology we need to know, how can we use it to predict space
radiation risks, and achieve fame and fortune?
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Hall EJ.
Genomic instability, bystander effect, cytoplasmic irradiation and other phenomena
that may achieve fame without fortune.
(PI: E.J. Hall)

Nelson GA, Green LM, Gridley DS, Archambeau JO, Slater JM.
Research activities at the Loma Linda University and Proton Treatment Facility–an
(PI: G.A. Nelson)

Nikjoo H, Uehara S, Khvostunov IG, Cucinotta FA, Goodhead DT.
Monte Carlo track structure for radiation biology and space applications.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Miller J.
Recent measurements for hadrontherapy and space radiation: nuclear physics.
(PI: J. Miller)

Blakely EA.
New measurements for hadrontherapy and space radiation: biology.
(PI: E.A. Blakely)

Chatterjee A, Borak TH.
Physical and biological studies with protons and HZE particles in a NASA supported
research center in radiation health.
(PIs: T.H. Borak and A. Chatterjee: NSCORT in Radiation Health)

Wilson J, Cucinotta FA, Kim MY, Schimmerling W.
Optimized shielding for space radiation protection.
(PIs: J. Wilson and F.A. Cucinotta)

Kim MH, Thibeault SA, Wilson JW, Heilbronn L, Kiefer RL, Weakley JA, Dueber JL,
Fogarty T, Wilkins R.
Radiation protection using Martian surface materials in human exploration of Mars.
(PI: J.W. Wilson)

Townsend LW.
Overview of active methods for shielding spacecraft from energetic space radiation.
(PI: J.W. Wilson)

Singleterry RC Jr, Wilson JW, Shinn JL, Tripathi RK, Thibeault SA, Noor AK,
Cucinotta FA, Badavi FF, Chang CK, Qualls GD, Clowdsley MS, Kim MH, Heinbockel
JH, Norbury J, Blattning SR, Miller J, Zeitlin C, Heilbronn LH.
Creation and utilization of a world wide web based space radiation effects code:
(PIs: J.W. Wilson, F.A. Cucinotta and J. Miller)

Clowdsley MS, Wilson JW, Kim MH, Singleterry RC, Tripathi RK, Heinbockel JH,
Badavi FF, Shinn JL.
Neutron environments on the Martian surface.
(PI: J.W. Wilson)

Saganti PB, Zapp EN, Wilson JW, Cucinotta FA.
Visual assessment of the radiation distribution in the ISS lab module: visualization in
the human body.
(PIs: J.W. Wilson and F.A. Cucinotta)

Shavers MR, Cucinotta FA, Miller J, Zeitlin C, Heilbronn L, Wilson JW, Singleterry RC Jr.
Shielded heavy-ion environment linear detector (SHIELD): an experiment for the
radiation and technology demonstration (RTD) mission.
(PIs: F.A. Cucinotta, J. Miller and J.W. Wilson)

Ponomarev AL, Cucinotta FA, Sachs RK, Brenner DJ.
Monte Carlo predictions of DNA fragment-size distributions for large sizes after HZE
particle irradiation.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Katz R, Cucinotta FA, Fromm M, Chambaudet A.
Ion-kill dosimetry.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Brooks AL, Bao S, Rithidech K, Chrisler WB, Couch LA, Braby LA.
Induction and repair of HZE induced cytogenetic damage.
(PI: A.L. Brooks)

Chang PY, Kanazawa N, Lutze-Mann L, Winegar R.
HZE particle radiation induces tissue-specific and M53-dependent mutagenesis in
transgenic animals.
(PI: P.Y. Chang)

Burns FJ, Zhao P, Xu G, Roy N, Loomis C.
Fibroma induction in rat skin following single or multiple doses of 1.0 GeV/nucleon
56Fe ions from the Brookhaven Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS).
(PI: F.J. Burns)

Rabin BM, Shukitt-Hale B, Joseph JA, Denissova N.
Effects of exposure to 56Fe particles on the acquisition of a conditioned place
preference in rats.
(PI: B.M. Rabin)

Cheong N, Zeng ZC, Wang Y, Iliakis G.
Evidence for factors modulating radiation-induced G2-delay: potential application
as radioprotectors.
(PI: G. Iliakis)

George K, Wu H, Willingham Y, Cucinotta FA.
The effect of space radiation on the induction of chromosome damage.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Kawata T, Durante M, George K, Furusawa Y, Gotoh E, Takai N, Wu H, Cucinotta FA.
Kinetics of chromatid break repair in G2-human fibroblasts exposed to low- and
high-LET radiation.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Wu H, George K, Willingham V, Cucinotta FA.
Comparison of chromosome aberration frequencies in pre- and post-flight astronaut
lymphocytes irradiated in vitro with gamma rays.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Gauny S, Wiese C, Kronenberg A.
Mechanisms of mutagenesis in human cells exposed to 55 MeV protons.
(PI: A. Kronenberg)

McNamara MP, Bjornstad KA, Chang PY, Chou W, Lockett SJ, Blakely EA.
Modulation of lens cell adhesion molecules by particle beams.
(PIs: P.Y. Chang and E.A. Blakely)

Badhwar GD.
Radiation measurements on the International Space Station.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

Macho L, Vortmeyer AO, Kvetnansky R, Fickova M, Popova IA, Grigoriev A.
Effects of exposure to space flight on endocrine regulations in experimental
Endocr Regul. 2001 Jun;35(2):101-14.

Carter R 3rd, Watenpaugh DE, Smith ML.
Highlighted Topics: Genome and Hormones: Gender Differences in Physiology. Selected contribution:
gender differences in cardiovascular regulation during recovery from exercise.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Oct;91(4):1902-7.

Trillenberg P, Gross C, Shelhamer M.
Random walks, random sequences, and nonlinear dynamics in human optokinetic
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Oct;91(4):1750-9.

Stewart JM, Lavin J, Weldon A.
Orthostasis fails to produce active limb venoconstriction in adolescents.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Oct;91(4):1723-9.

Hart KJ, Shaw JM, Vajda E, Hegsted M, Miller SC.
Swim-trained rats have greater bone mass, density, strength, and dynamics.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Oct;91(4):1663-8.

West JB.
Historical aspects of the early Soviet/Russian manned space program.
J Appl Physiol. 2001 Oct;91(4):1501-11.

Yamazaki F, Matsumura F, Nagata J, Ando A, Imura T.
Spontaneous arterial baroreflex control of the heart rate during head-down tilt
in heat-stressed humans.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Aug;85(3-4):208-13.

Louisy F, Cauquil D, Andre-Deshays C, Schroiff P, Lazerges M, Lafaye C, Camus
AL, Fomina G.
Air plethysmography: an alternative method for assessing peripheral circulatory
adaptations during spaceflights.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2001 Aug;85(3-4):383-91.

Kamiya A, Michikami D, Fu Q, Niimi Y, Iwase S, Mano T, Suzumura A.
Static handgrip exercise modifies arterial baroreflex control of vascular
sympathetic outflow in humans.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2001 Oct;281(4):R1134-9.

Monos E, Lorant M, Feher E.
Influence of long-term experimental orthostatic body position on innervation
density in extremity vessels.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Oct;281(4):H1606-12.

Pump B, Damgaard M, Gabrielsen A, Bie P, Christensen NJ, Norsk P.
Atrial distension, arterial pulsation, and vasopressin release during negative
pressure breathing in humans.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Oct;281(4):H1583-8.

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