Status Report

Spaceline/NASA Space Life Science Current Awareness – January 2000

By SpaceRef Editor
January 30, 2000
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Recent scientific publications of investigators whose research derives
from support of the Life Sciences Division of NASA are listed below.
The Principal Investigator or PI is noted. The lists are compiled weekly,
and a new list is added each week.


January 28, 2000

1
AU – Lackner JR ; DiZio P
TI – Human orientation and movement control in weightless and artificial
gravity environments.
SO – Exp Brain Res 2000 Jan;130(1):2-26.
(PI: J.R. Lackner)

2
AU – Rabin E ; Bortolami SB ; DiZio P ; Lackner JR
TI – Haptic stabilization of posture: changes in arm proprioception and
cutaneous feedback for different arm orientations.
SO – J Neurophysiol 1999 Dec;82(6):3541-9.
(PI: J.R. Lackner)

3
AU – Shekhar R ; Cothren RM ; Vince DG ; Chandra S ; Thomas JD ; Cornhill JF
TI – Three-dimensional segmentation of luminal and adventitial borders in
serial intravascular ultrasound images.
SO – Comput Med Imaging Graph 1999 Nov-Dec;23(6):299-309.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

4
AU – Havlin S ; Amaral LA ; Ashkenazi Y ; Goldberger AL ; Ivanov PC ;
Peng CK ; Stanley HE
TI – Application of statistical physics to heartbeat diagnosis.
SO – Physica A 1999 Dec 1;274(1-2):99-110.
(PI: A.L. Goldberger)

January 21, 2000

1
AU – Porter Moore C ; Zhang JZ ; Hamilton SL
TI – A role for cysteine 3635 of RYR1 in redox modulation and calmodulin
binding.
SO – J Biol Chem 1999 Dec 24;274(52):36831-4.
(PI: S.L. Hamilton)

2
AU – Fitzgerald J ; Dietz TJ ; Hughes-Fulford M
TI – Prostaglandin E2-induced up-regulation of c-fos messenger ribonucleic
acid is primarily mediated by 3′,5′-cyclic adenosine monophosphate in
MC3T3-E1 osteoblasts.
SO – Endocrinology 2000 Jan;141(1):291-8.
(PI: M. Hughes-Fulford)

3
AU – McCarthy TL ; Ji C ; Chen Y ; Kim K ; Centrella M
TI – Time- and dose-related interactions between glucocorticoid and cyclic
adenosine 3′,5′-monophosphate on CCAAT/enhancer-binding protein-dependent
insulin-like growth factor I expression by osteoblasts.
SO – Endocrinology 2000 Jan;141(1):127-37.
(PI: T.L. McCarthy)

4
AU – Wright AD ; Chapes SK
TI – Cross-linking staphylococcal enterotoxin A bound to major
histocompatibility complex class I is required for TNF-alpha secretion.
SO – Cell Immunol 1999 Nov 1;197(2):129-35.
(PI: S.K. Chapes)

5
AU – Shiota T ; McCarthy PM ; White RD ; Qin JX ; Greenberg NL ; Flamm SD ;
Wong J ; Thomas JD
TI – Initial clinical experience of real-time three-dimensional
echocardiography in patients with ischemic and idiopathic dilated
cardiomyopathy.
SO – Am J Cardiol 1999 Nov 1;84(9):1068-73.
(PI: J.D. Thomas)

6
AU – Nitithamyong A ; Vonelbe JH ; Wheeler RM ; Tibbitts TW
TI – Glycoalkaloids in potato tubers grown under controlled environments.
SO – Am J Potato Res 1999 Nov-Dec;76(6):337-43.
(PI: T.W. Tibbitts)

7
AU – Larocco MT ; Pierson DL
TI – Deep space exploration: will we be ready?
SO – ASM News 1999 Dec;65(12):817-21.
(PI: D.L. Pierson)

8
AU – Badhwar GD ; Cucinotta FA
TI – A comparison of depth dependence of dose and linear energy transfer
spectra in aluminum and polyethylene.
SO – Radiat Res 2000 Jan;153(1):1-8
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

9
AU – Peterson LE ; Cucinotta FA
TI – Monte Carlo mixture model of lifetime cancer incidence risk from
radiation exposure on Shuttle and International Space Station.
SO – Mutat Res 1999 Dec 6;430(2):327-35
(PI: J.W. Wilson)

10
AU – Williams JR ; Zhang Y ; Zhou H ; Osman M ; Cha D ; Kavet R ; Cucinotta F
; Dicello JF ; Dillehay LE
TI – Predicting cancer rates in astronauts from animal carcinogenesis studies
and cellular markers.
SO – Mutat Res 1999 Dec 6;430(2):255-69.
(PI: J.F. Dicello)

11
AU – Todd P ; Pecaut MJ ; Fleshner M
TI – Combined effects of space flight factors and radiation on humans.
SO – Mutat Res 1999 Dec 6;430(2):211-9.
(PIs: P. Todd and T.W. Clarkson: NSCORT in Environmental Health)

12
AU – Doke T ; Hayashi T ; Kikuchi J ; Nagaoka S ; Nakano T ; Sakaguchi T ;
Terasawa K ; Badhwar GD
TI – Application of real-time radiation dosimetry using a new silicon LET
sensor.
SO – Mutat Res 1999 Dec 6;430(2):191-202.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

13
AU – Schatten H ; Chakrabarti A ; Taylor M ; Sommer L ; Levine H ;
Anderson K ; Runco M ; Kemp R
TI – Effects of spaceflight conditions on fertilization and embryogenesis in
the sea urchin Lytechinus pictus.
SO – Cell Biol Int 1999 Jun;23(6):407-15.
(PI: H. Schatten)

January 14, 2000

1
AU – O’Malley Y ; Zhao W ; Barcellos-Hoff MH ; Robbins ME
TI – Radiation-induced alterations in rat mesangial cell Tgfb1 and Tgfb3 gene
expression are not associated with altered secretion of active Tgfb
isoforms.
SO – Radiat Res 1999 Dec;152(6):622-8.
(PIs: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff and A. Chatterjee: NSCORT in Radiation Health)

2
AU – Bergman AJ ; Zygourakis K
TI – Migration of lymphocytes on fibronectin-coated surfaces: temporal
evolution of migratory parameters.
SO – Biomaterials 1999 Dec;20(23-24):2235-44.
(PIs: K. Zygourakis and L.V. McIntire: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)

3
AU – Moctezuma E ; Feldman LJ
TI – The role of amyloplasts during gravity perception in gynophores of the
peanut plant (Arachis hypogaea).
SO – Ann Bot 1999 Dec;84(6):709-14.
(PI: L.J. Feldman)

4
AU – Scott AC ; Allen NS
TI – Changes in cytosolic pH within Arabidopsis root columella cells play a
key role in the early signaling pathway for root gravitropism.
SO – Plant Physiol 1999 Dec;121(4):1291-8.
(PIs: N.S. Allen and E. Davies: NSCORT in Plant Biology)

5
AU – Gdowski GT ; Boyle R ; McCrea RA
TI – Sensory processing in the vestibular nuclei during active head movements.
SO – Arch Ital Biol 2000 Jan;138(1):15-28.
(PIs: R.A. McCrea and B.W. Peterson: NASA/NIH Joint Program in Vestibular Research)

6
AU – Hubler M ; Souders JE ; Shade ED ; Hlastala MP ; Polissar NL ; Glenny RW
TI – Validation of fluorescent-labeled microspheres for measurement of
relative blood flow in severely injured lungs.
SO – J Appl Physiol 1999 Dec;87(6):2381-5.
(PI: M.P. Hlastala)

7
AU – Wilkerson MK ; Muller-Delp J ; Colleran PN ; Delp MD
TI – Effects of hindlimb unloading on rat cerebral, splenic, and mesenteric
resistance artery morphology.
SO – J Appl Physiol 1999 Dec;87(6):2115-21.
(PI: M.D. Delp)

8
AU – Lancaster DG ; Richter D ; Tittel FK
TI – Portable fiber-coupled diode laser-based sensor for multiple trace gas
detection.
SO – Appl Phys B 1999 Nov-Dec;69(5-6):459-65.
(PI: F.K. Tittel)

9
AU – Kosterev AA ; Curl RF ; Tittel FK ; Gmachl C ; Capasso F ; Sivco DL ;
Baillargeon JN ; Hutchinson AL ; Cho AY
TI – Methane concentration and isotopic composition measurements with a
midinfrared quantum cascade laser.
SO – Optics Lett 1999 Dec 1;24(23):1762-4.
(PI: F.K. Tittel)

10
AU – Finstein MS ; Strom PF ; Hogan JA ; Cowan RM
TI – Composting on Mars or the Moon: I. comparative evaluation of process
design alternatives.
SO – Life Support Biosph Sci 1999;6(3):169-79.
(PIs: R.M. Cowan and H.W. Janes: NSCORT in Bioregenerative Life Support)

11
AU – Finstein MS ; Hogan JA ; Sager JC ; Cowan RM ; Strom PF
TI – Composting on Mars or the Moon: II. Temperature feedback control with
top-wise introduction of waste material and air.
SO – Life Support Biosph Sci 1999;6(3):181-91.
(PIs: J.C. Sager, R.M. Cowan and H.W. Janes: NSCORT in Bioregenerative Life Support)

12
AU – Levine HG ; Piastuch WC
TI – A method for the imbibition and germination of wheat seeds in space.
SO – Life Support Biosph Sci 1999;6(3):221-30.
(PI: J.C. Sager)

13
AU – Masson GS ; Mestre DR ; Stone LS
TI – Speed tuning of motion segmentation and discrimination.
SO – Vision Res 1999;39(26):4297-308.
(PI: L.S. Stone)

14
AU – Stanley HE ; Buldyrev SV ; Goldberger AL ; Havlin S ; Peng CK ; Simons M
TI – Scaling features of noncoding DNA.
SO – Physica A1999 Nov 1;273(1-2):1-18.
(PI: A.L. Goldberger)

January 7, 2000

1
AU – Riccio GE ; McDonald PV ; Bloomberg J
CN – United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Johnson
Space Center
TI – Multimodal perception and multicriterion control of nested systems: III.
A functional visual assessment test for human health maintenance and
countermeasure evaluation.
SO – Washington, DC : NASA Headquarters, 1999. vi, 26 p. : ill. (NASA
technical paper ; 1999-3703)
(PIs: P.V. McDonald and J.J. Bloomberg)

2
AU – Lee SM ; Moore AD Jr ; Fritsch-Yelle JM ; Greenisen MC ; Schneider SM
TI – Inflight exercise affects stand test responses after space flight.
SO – Med Sci Sports Exerc 1999 Dec;31(12):1755-62
(PIs: J.M. Fritsch-Yelle, M.C. Greenisen and S.M. Schneider)

3
AU – Sakaguchi T ; Doke T ; Hasebe N ; Kikuchi J ; Kono S ; Takagi T ;
Takahashi K ; Nagaoka S ; Nakano T ; Takahashi S ; Badhwar GD
TI – Measurement of the directional distribution of incident particles in the
Shuttle-Mir mission orbit.
SO – J Geophys Res 1999 Oct 1;104(NA10):2793-9.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)

4
AU – Braam J
TI – If walls could talk.
SO – Curr Opin Plant Biol 1999 Dec;2(6):521-4
(PIs: J. Braam / L.V. McIntire: NSCORT in Gravitational Biology)

5
AU – Wong GP ; Tseng CH ; Pomeroy VR ; Mair RW ; Hinton DP ; Hoffmann D ;
Stoner RE ; Hersman FW ; Cory DG ; Walsworth RL
TI – A system for low field imaging of laser-polarized noble gas.
SO – J Magn Reson 1999 Dec;141(2):217-27
(PI: R.L. Walsworth)

6
AU – Crandall CG ; Etzel RA ; Farr DB
TI – Cardiopulmonary baroreceptor control of muscle sympathetic nerve activity
in heat-stressed humans.
SO – Am J Physiol 1999 Dec;277(6 Pt 2):H2348-52
(PIs: C.G. Crandall / C.G. Blomqvist: NSCORT in Integrative Biology)

7
AU – Moffitt JA ; Schadt JC ; Hasser EM
TI – Altered central nervous system processing of baroreceptor input following
hindlimb unloading in rats.
SO – Am J Physiol 1999 Dec;277(6 Pt 2):H2272-9
(PI: E.M. Hasser)

8
AU – Hatabu H ; Stock KW ; Sher S ; Edinburgh KJ ; Levin DL ; Garpestad E ;
Albert MS ; Mai VM ; Chen Q ; Edelman RR
TI – Magnetic resonance imaging of the thorax. Past, present, and future.
SO – Clin Chest Med 1999 Dec;20(4):775-803, viii-ix
(PI: M.S. Albert)

9
AU – Barrett JE ; Wells DC ; Conrad GW
TI – Pretreatment methods to improve nerve immunostaining in corneas from
long-term fixed embryonic quail eyes.
SO – J Neurosci Methods 1999 Oct 15;92(1-2):161-8
(PI: G.W. Conrad)

10
AU – Pearle MS ; Roehrborn CG ; Pak CY
TI – Meta-analysis of randomized trials for medical prevention of calcium
oxalate nephrolithiasis.
SO – J Endourol 1999 Nov;13(9):679-85
(PIs: C.Y. Pak / C.G. Blomqvist: NSCORT in Integrative Biology)

11
AU – Amaral LA ; Goldberger AL ; Ivanov PC ; Stanley HE
TI – Modeling heart-rate variablity by stochastic feedback.
SO – Comput Phys Commun 1999 Sep-Oct;122(NSI):126-8.
(PI: A.L. Goldberger)

12
AU – Ivanov PC ; Bunde A ; Amaral LA ; Havlin S ; Fritsch-Yelle J ; Baevsky RM
; Stanley HE ; Goldberger AL
TI – Sleep-wake differences in scaling behavior of the human heartbeat: analysis
of terrestrial and long-term space flight data.
SO – Europhysics Lett 1999 Dec;48(5):594-600.
(PI: A.L. Goldberger)

13
AU – Golovchenko AN ; Skvarc J ; Ilic R ; Sihver L ; Bamblevski VP ;
Tretyakova SP ; Schardt D ; Tripathi SK ; Wilson JW ; Bimbot R
TI – Fragmentation of 200 and 244 meV/U carbon beams in thick tissue-like
absorbers.
SO – Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res B 1999 Dec;159(4):233-40.
(PI: J.W. Wilson)

14
AU – Hasenstein KH
TI – Gravisensing in plants and fungi.
SO – Adv Space Res 1999;24(6):677-685.
(PI: K.H. Hasenstein)

15
AU – Kern VD ; Sack FD
TI – Red light-induced suppression of gravitropism in moss protonemata.
SO – Adv Space Res 1999;24(6):713-716.
(PI: F.D. Sack)

16
AU – Kern VD ; Sack FD ; White NJ ; Anderson K ; Wells W ; Martin C
TI – Spaceflight hardware allowing unilateral irradiation and chemical
fixation in petri dishes.
SO – Adv Space Res 1999;24(6):775-778.
(PI: F.D. Sack)

17
AU – Kiss JZ ; Edelmann RE
TI – Spaceflight experiments with Arabidopsis starch-deficient mutants
support a statolith-based model for graviperception.
SO – Adv Space Res 1999;24(6):755-762.
(PI: J.Z. Kiss)

18
AU – Sonnenfeld G
TI – Effects of space flight on surface marker expression.
SO – Adv Space Res 1999;24(6):815-820.
(PI: G.D. Sonnenfeld)

19
AU – Duke PJ ; Montufar-Solis D
TI – Exposure to altered gravity affects all stages of endochondral
cartilage differentiation.
SO – Adv Space Res 1999;24(6):821-827.
(PI: P.J. Duke)

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