Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – 8 February 2002

By SpaceRef Editor
February 8, 2002
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Shiiba M, Arnaud SB, Tanzawa H, Uzawa K, Yamauchi M.
Alterations of collagen matrix in weight-bearing bones during skeletal unloading.
Connect Tissue Res. 2001;42(4):303-11.
(PI: M. Yamauchi)

Schroeder C, Tank J, Boschmann M, Diedrich A, Sharma AM, Biaggioni I, Luft
FC, Jordan J.
Selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibition as a human model of orthostatic
Circulation. 2002 Jan 22;105(3):347-53.
(PI: D. Robertson)

Smith BJ, King JB, Lucas EA, Akhter MP, Arjmandi BH, Stoecker BJ.
Skeletal unloading and dietary copper depletion are detrimental to bone quality
of mature rats.
J Nutr. 2002 Feb;132(2):190-6.
(PI: B.J. Stoecker)

Swarthout JT, D’Alonzo RC, Selvamurugan N, Partridge NC.
Parathyroid hormone-dependent signaling pathways regulating genes in bone cells.
Gene. 2002 Jan 9;282(1-2):1-17. Review.
(PI: N.C. Partridge)

Arena MP, Porter MD, Fritz JS.
Rapid, specific determination of iodine and iodide by combined solid-phase
extraction/diffuse reflectance spectroscopy.
Anal Chem. 2002 Jan 1;74(1):185-90.
(PI: M.D. Porter)

Krichevsky AM, Kosik KS.
Neuronal RNA granules: a link between RNA localization and stimulation-dependent
Neuron. 2001 Nov 20;32(4):683-96.
(PI: K.S. Kosik)

Orihuela CJ, Mills J, Robb CW, Wilson CJ, Watson DA, Niesel DW.
Streptococcus pneumoniae PstS production is phosphate responsive and enhanced
during growth in the murine peritoneal cavity.
Infect Immun. 2001 Dec;69(12):7565-71.
(PI: D.W. Niesel)

Fritzsch B, Signore M, Simeone A.
Otx1 null mutant mice show partial segregation of sensory epithelia comparable
to lamprey ears.
Dev Genes Evol. 2001 Sep;211(8-9):388-96.
(PI: B. Fritzsch)

Vickers ZM, Rice BL, Rose MS, Lane HW.
Simulated microgravity [bed rest] has little influence on taste, odor or trigeminal
J Sens Stud. 2001 Feb;16(1):23-32.
(PI: H.W. Lane)

Kacira M, Ling PP.
Design and development of an automated and noncontact sensing system for
continuous monitoring of plant health and growth.
Trans ASAE. 2001 Jul-Aug;44(4):989-96.
(PIs: P.P. Ling and H.W. Janes: NSCORT in Bioregenerative Life Support)

Reddy AS, Day IS.
Analysis of the myosins encoded in the recently completed Arabidopsis thaliana
genome sequence.
Genome Biol. 2001;2(7):RESEARCH0024.
(PI: A.S. Reddy)

Campbell MR, Kirkpatrick AW, Billica RD, Johnston SL, Jennings R, Short D,
Hamilton D, Dulchavsky SA.
Endoscopic surgery in weightlessness: the investigation of basic principles for
surgery in space.
Surg Endosc. 2001;15(12):1413-8.

Satava RM.
Minimally invasive surgery and its role in space exploration.
Surg Endosc. 2001;15(12):1530.

Edelmann E.
Function-morphological investigations of fish inner ear otoliths as basis for
interpretation of human space sickness.
Acta Astronaut. 2002 Feb;50(4):261-6.

Dupont E, Canu MH, Falempin M.
Atropine prevents the changes in the hindlimb cortical area induced by
Brain Res. 2002 Feb 1;926(1-2):51-7.

Mano T.
Muscle sympathetic nerve activity in blood pressure control against
gravitational stress.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2001 Oct;38 Suppl 1:S7-11.

Wiest G, Tian JR, Baloh RW, Crane BT, Demer JL.
Otolith function in cerebellar ataxia due to mutations in the calcium channel
gene CACNA1A.
Brain. 2001 Dec;124(Pt 12):2407-16.

Borel L, Harlay F, Magnan J, Lacour M.
How changes in vestibular and visual reference frames combine to modify body
orientation in space.
Neuroreport. 2001 Oct 8;12(14):3137-41.

Kawamura Y, Li Y, Liu H, Huang X, Li Z, Ezaki T.
Bacterial population in Russian space station “Mir.”
Microbiol Immunol. 2001;45(12):819-28.

Liu XY.
Influence of nucleation nature on Ca mineral/substrate structural synergy and
implications for biomineralization in microgravity.
J Chem Phys. 2001 Dec 1;115(21):9970-4.

Makeig S, Westerfield M, Jung TP, Enghoff S, Townsend J, Courchesne E,
Sejnowski TJ.
Dynamic brain sources of visual evoked responses.
Science. 2002 Jan 25;295(5555):690-4.

White PJ.
A pump for the auxin fountain: AUX1 and root gravitropism.
Trends Plant Sci. 2002 Jan;7(1):8.

Magnusson H, Linden C, Karlsson C, Obrant KJ, Karlsson MK.
Exercise may induce reversible low bone mass in unloaded and high bone mass in
weight-loaded skeletal regions.
Osteoporos Int. 2001;12(11):950-5.

Glade N, Tabony J.
The effect on microtubule self-organisation of reduced gravity levels produced in
ground based experiments; comparison with space flight experiments.
J Phys IV. 2001 Oct;11(6):6255-60.

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