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October 3, 2003 Current Awareness

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Wang X, Khadpe J, Hu B, Iliakis G, Wang Y.
An overactivated ATR/CHK1 pathway is responsible for the prolonged G2
accumulation in irradiated AT cells.
J Biol Chem. 2003 Aug 15;278(33):30869-74. Epub 2003 Jun 04.
(PI: G. Iliakis/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Palinkas LA.
The psychology of isolated and confined environments. Understanding human
behavior in Antarctica.
Am Psychol. 2003 May;58(5):353-63.
(PI: L.A. Palinkas/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Brooks AL, Lei XC, Rithidech K.
Changes in biomarkers from space radiation may reflect dose not risk.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1505-12.
(PI: A.L. Brooks/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Note (#3)

Reports some Mir and ISS results
George K, Durante M, Wu H, Willingham V, Cucinotta FA.
In vivo and in vitro measurements of complex-type chromosomal exchanges induced by heavy ions.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1525-35.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Wu H, Durante M, Furusawa Y, George K, Kawata T, Cucinotta FA.
M-FISH analysis of chromosome aberrations in human fibroblasts exposed to
energetic iron ions in vitro.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1537-42.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Katz R, Cucinotta FA.
Low fluence.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1553-6.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Boo YC, Jo H.
Flow-dependent regulation of endothelial nitric oxide synthase: role of protein
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Sep;285(3):C499-508. Review.
(PI: H. Jo/Fundamental Space Biology)

Halberstadt AL, Balaban CD.
Organization of projections from the raphe nuclei to the vestibular nuclei in
Neuroscience. 2003;120(2):573-94.
(PI: C.D. Balaban/Fundamental Space Biology)

Stains JP, Civitelli R.
Genomic approaches to identifying transcriptional regulators of osteoblast
Genome Biol. 2003;4(7):222. Epub 2003 Jul 01. Review.
(PI: R. Civitelli/Fundamental Space Biology)

Holley DC, DeRoshia CW, Moran MM, Wade CE.
Chronic centrifugation (hypergravity) disrupts the circadian system of the rat.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Sep;95(3):1266-78. Epub 2003 Jun 06.
(PI: C.E. Wade/Fundamental Space Biology)

Morré DJ, Morré DM, Ternes P.
Auxin-activated NADH oxidase activity of soybean plasma membranes is distinct
from the constitutive plasma membrane NADH oxidase and exhibits prion-like
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Plant. 2003 Jul-Aug;39(4):368-76.
(PI: D.J. Morré/Fundamental Space Biology)

Note (#12)

from caption at Science's site: A blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, 2 hours after molting. Even though the old external skeleton has been shed, this soft-shell crab is still capable of forceful movement, likely because its soft, water-inflated body functions as a hydrostatic skeleton similar to that of worms.
Taylor JR, Kier WM.
Switching skeletons: hydrostatic support in molting crabs.
Science. 2003 Jul 11;301(5630):209-10.
(PI: I.D. Walker/Advanced Human Support Technology)

Baecker N, Tomic A, Mika C, Gotzmann A, Platen P, Gerzer R, Heer M.
Bone resorption is induced on the second day of bed rest: results of a controlled crossover trial.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Sep;95(3):977-82.

Honda A, Sogo N, Nagasawa S, Shimizu T, Umemura Y.
High-impact exercise strengthens bone in osteopenic ovariectomized rats with the same outcome as Sham rats.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Sep;95(3):1032-7. Epub 2003 May 16.

Ogata T, Oishi Y, Roy RR, Ohmori H.
Endogenous expression and developmental changes of HSP72 in rat skeletal muscles.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Sep;95(3):1279-86.

Lee HY, Bahn SC, Kang YM, Lee KH, Kim HJ, Noh EK, Palta JP, Shin JS, Ryu SB.
Secretory low molecular weight phospholipase A2 plays important roles in cell
elongation and shoot gravitropism in Arabidopsis.
Plant Cell. 2003 Sep;15(9):1990-2002.

Mullington JM, Chan JL, Van Dongen HP, Szuba MP, Samaras J, Price NJ,
Meier-Ewert HK, Dinges DF, Mantzoros CS.
Sleep loss reduces diurnal rhythm amplitude of leptin in healthy men.
J Neuroendocrinol. 2003 Sep;15(9):851-4.

Wei M, DeAngelis GC, Angelaki DE.
Do visual cues contribute to the neural estimate of viewing distance used by
the oculomotor system?
J Neurosci. 2003 Sep 10;23(23):8340-50.

Wubbels RJ, de Jong HA, van Marle J.
Morphometric analysis of the vestibular sensory epithelia of young adult rat.
J Vestib Res. 2002-2003;12(4):145-54.

Valli P, Buizza A, Botta L, Zucca G, Ghezzi L, Valli S.
Convection, buoyancy or endolymph expansion: what is the actual mechanism
responsible for the caloric response of semicircular canals?
J Vestib Res. 2002-2003;12(4):155-65.

Hilbig R, Anken RH, Rahmann H.
On the origin of susceptibility to kinetotic swimming behaviour in fish: a
parabolic aircraft flight study.
J Vestib Res. 2002-2003;12(4):185-9.

Cheung B, Hofer K.
Lack of gender difference in motion sickness induced by vestibular Coriolis
J Vestib Res. 2002-2003;12(4):191-200.

Beckers F, Seps B, Ramaekers D, Verheyden B, Aubert AE.
Parasympathetic heart rate modulation during parabolic flights.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2003 Sep;90(1-2):83-91. Epub 2003 Jun 13.

Bozzo C, Stevens L, Toniolo L, Mounier Y, Reggiani C.
Increased phosphorylation of myosin light chain associated with slow-to-fast
transition in rat soleus.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Sep;285(3):C575-83. Epub 2003 May 14.

Feliciani F.
Medical care from space: Telemedicine.
ESA Bull. 2003 May;114:54-9.

Jones AY, Kam C, Lai KW, Lee HY, Chow HT, Lau SF, Wong LM, He J.
Changes in heart rate and R-wave amplitude with posture.
Chin J Physiol. 2003 Jun 30;46(2):63-9.

Mast FW, Ganis G, Christie S, Kosslyn SM.
Four types of visual mental imagery processing in upright and tilted observers.
Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2003 Jul;17(2):238-47.

Gizzi MS, Harper HW.
Suppression of the human vestibulo-ocular reflex by visual fixation or forced
convergence in the dark, with a model interpretation.
Curr Eye Res. 2003 May;26(5):281-90.

Shenkman BS, Vinogradova OL, Mazin MG, Kiseleva EV, Belozerova IN,
Nemirovskaia TL, Trusheva TS, Tikhomirov EP.
[Physiological value of physical exercise and mitochondrial volume of working
muscles in people exposed to long term hypokinesia. Effect of local resistance
exercise ]
Fiziol Cheloveka. 2003 Mar-Apr;29(2):75-80. Russian.

Sauerland K, Raiss RX, Steinmeyer J.
Proteoglycan metabolism and viability of articular cartilage explants as
modulated by the frequency of intermittent loading.
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2003 May;11(5):343-50.

Chan YS, Lai CH, Shum DK.
Response properties of Y group neurons to crossed otolith inputs in the cat.
Neuroreport. 2003 Apr 15;14(5):729-33.

Tibayrenc M.
To the heroes of Columbia, departed for science and discovery. Manned space
flights do better than robots.
Infect Genet Evol. 2003 May;3(1):1-2. Editorial. Historical article.

Note (#33)

This issue contains 16 papers: 4 PI papers and 5 of interest are listed here. To see all the citations from this issue, click PubMed query or copy and paste the following into the PubMed query box:

adv space res [ta] 31 [vi] 6 [ip]
Space life sciences: biodosimetry, biomarkers and late stochastic effects of space radiation.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):v-vi, 1481-623.

Greco O, Durante M, Gialanella G, Grossi G, Pugliese M, Scampoli P, Snigiryova G, Obe G.
Biological dosimetry in Russian and Italian astronauts.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1495-503.
Note (#34)

ISS and Mir results

Slenzka K.
Neuroplasticity changes during space flight.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1595-604. Review.

Macho L, Koska J, Ksinantova L, Pacak K, Hoff T, Noskov VB, Grigoriev AI,
Note (#36)

Mir results
Vigas M, Kvetnansky R.
The response of endocrine system to stress loads during space flight in human
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1605-10.

Note (#37)

Mir results
Stoilova IM, Zdravev TK, Yanev TK.
How human sleep in space--investigations during space flights.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1611-5.

Note (#38)

Chinese satellite results
Qi JJ, Ma RC, Chen XD, Lan J.
Analysis of genetic variation in Ganoderma lucidum after space flight.
Adv Space Res. 2003;31(6):1617-22.

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