February 14, 2003 Current Awareness

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Nauli SM, Alenghat FJ, Luo Y, Williams E, Vassilev P, Li X, Elia AE, Lu W,
Brown EM, Quinn SJ, Ingber DE, Zhou J.
Polycystins 1 and 2 mediate mechanosensation in the primary cilium of kidney
Nat Genet. 2003 Feb;33(2):129-37.
(PI: D.E. Ingber)

Papadopoulos A, Delp MD.
Effects of hindlimb unweighting on the mechanical and structure properties of
the rat abdominal aorta.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Feb;94(2):439-45.
(PI: M.D. Delp)

Allen MR, Bloomfield SA.
Hindlimb unloading has a greater effect on cortical compared with cancellous
bone in mature female rats.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Feb;94(2):642-50.
(PI: S.A. Bloomfield)

Fadel PJ, Stromstad M, Wray DW, Smith SA, Raven PB, Secher NH.
New insights into differential baroreflex control of heart rate in humans.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Feb;284(2):H735-43.
(PI: P.B. Raven)

Taitt CR, Anderson GP, Lingerfelt BM, Feldstein MJ, Ligler FS.
Nine-analyte detection using an array-based biosensor.
Anal Chem. 2002 Dec 1;74(23):6114-20.
(PI: F.S. Ligler)

Space life sciences: biological research and space radiation. Proceedings of the
F1.2, F1.3, F2.2 and F2.6 Symposia of COSPAR Scientific Commission F which were
held during the Thirty-third COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Warsaw, Poland, July,
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):v-ix, 691-1064.

This issue contains numerous papers from the following sessions of the Warsaw COSPAR Assembly: Gravity-related research with animals--past, present, future; The nervous system: space flight environmental factors effects--present results and new perspectives; Investigating space radiation effects at particle accelerators--biology and physics experiments; Perspectives on radiation risks on long space missions: deterministic and stochastic effects. Nine PI papers and eight of interest papers 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:

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Ohira Y, Yoshinaga T, Nomura T, Kawano F, Ishihara A, Nonaka I, Roy RR,
Edgerton VR.
Gravitational unloading effects on muscle fiber size, phenotype and myonuclear
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):777-81. Review.
(PI: V.R. Edgerton)

Costes S, Barcellos-Hoff MH.
Radiation quality and tissue-specific microenvironments following exposure to 1
GeV/amu Fe.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):865-70.
(PI: M.H. Barcellos-Hoff)

George K, Willingham V, Wu H, Gridley D, Nelson G, Cucinotta FA.
Chromosome aberrations in human lymphocytes induced by 250 MeV protons: effects
of dose, dose rate and shielding.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):891-9.
(PIs: G. Nelson and F.A. Cucinotta)

Stephens DL Jr, Townsend LW, Miller J, Zeitlin C, Heilbronn L.
Monte Carlo transport model comparison with 1A GeV accelerated iron experiment:
heavy-ion shielding evaluation of NASA space flight-crew foodstuff.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):901-5.
(PI: D.L. Stephens, Jr.: Graduate Student Research Project)

Townsend LW, Cucinotta FA, Heilbronn LH.
Nuclear model calculations and their role in space radiation research.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):907-16.
(PIs: L.W. Townsend and F.A. Cucinotta)

Townsend LW, Fry RJ.
Radiation protection guidance for activities in low-earth orbit.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):957-63.

Zapp N, Cucinotta F, Atwell W.
A comparison of quality factors and weighting factors for characterizing
astronaut radiation exposures.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):965-74.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Zapp EN, Townsend LW, Cucinotta FA.
Solar particle event organ doses and dose equivalents for interplanetary crews:
variations due to body size.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):975-9.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta)

Yasuda H, Komiyama T, Fujitaka K.
Probability of cell hits in selected organs and tissues by high-LET particles at
the ISS orbit.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):1011-5.
(PI: G.D. Badhwar)
Note: STS-91 results.

Ingber DE.
Cancer as a disease of epithelial-mesenchymal interactions and extracellular
matrix regulation.
Differentiation. 2002 Dec;70(9-10):547-60.

Lambertz D, Goubel F, Kaspranski R, Perot C.
Influence of long-term spaceflight on neuromechanical properties of muscles in
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Feb;94(2):490-8.
Note: Mir results.

Hakeman AL, Sheriff DD.
Role of the autonomic nervous system in push-pull gravitational stress in
anesthetized rats.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Feb;94(2):709-15.

Spangenburg EE, Abraha T, Childs TE, Pattison JS, Booth FW.
Skeletal muscle IGF-binding protein-3 and -5 expressions are age, muscle, and
load dependent.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Feb;284(2):E340-50.

Thi MM, Kojima T, Cowin SC, Weinbaum S, Spray DC.
Fluid shear stress remodels expression and function of junctional proteins in
cultured bone cells.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Feb;284(2):C389-403.

Alway SE, Martyn JK, Ouyang J, Chaudhrai A, Murlasits ZS.
Id2 expression during apoptosis and satellite cell activation in unloaded and
loaded quail skeletal muscles.
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2003 Feb;284(2):R540-9.

Saibene F, Minetti AE.
Biomechanical and physiological aspects of legged locomotion in humans.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2003 Jan;88(4-5):297-316.

Borisova TA, Krisanova NV.
Glutamatergic transmission in the rat brain and gravitational stress.
Neurophysiology. 2002;34(2-3):118-9.

Casler JG, Cook JR.
Work design and analysis for space-based manufacturing: a case analysis of
initial design issues.
Ergonomics. 2003 Jan 15;46(1-3):141-52.

Fedorenko BS, Voronkov IuI, Snigireva GP, Shevchenko VA, Druzhinin SV,
Akatov IuA, Tsetlin VV.
[Effect of space flight factors on health of cosmonauts in the near and late
term after space flights]
Radiats Biol Radioecol. 2002 Nov-Dec;42(6):765-8. Russian.

Larkin M.
New technology identifies bacteria in space.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2003 Jan;3(1):3. News.

Ikemoto M, Okamura Y, Kano M, Hirasaka K, Tanaka R, Yamamoto T, Sasa T,
Ogawa T, Sairyo K, Kishi K, Nikawa T.
A relative high dose of vitamin E does not attenuate unweighting-induced
oxidative stress and ubiquitination in rat skeletal muscle.
J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci. 2002 Sep;21(5):257-63.

Kaufman GD.
Video-oculography in the gerbil.
Brain Res. 2002 Dec 27;958(2):472-87.

Romanello M, Bicego M, Pirulli D, Crovella S, Moro L, D'Andrea P.
Extracellular NAD+: a novel autocrine/paracrine signal in osteoblast physiology.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2002 Dec 6;299(3):424-31.

Lee HS, Millward-Sadler SJ, Wright MO, Nuki G, Al-Jamal R, Salter DM.
Activation of Integrin-RACK1/PKCalpha signalling in human articular chondrocyte
Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2002 Nov;10(11):890-7.

Sutherland FW, Perry TE, Nasseri BA, Wang J, Kaushal S, Guleserian KJ,
Martin DP, Vacant JP, Mayer JE Jr.
Advances in the mechanisms of cell delivery to cardiovascular scaffolds:
comparison of two rotating cell culture systems.
ASAIO J. 2002 Jul-Aug;48(4):346-9.

Yasuda K, Fushiki H, Wada R, Watanabe Y.
Spatial orientation of postrotatory nystagmus during static roll tilt in cats.
J Vestib Res. 2002;12(1):15-23.

Chen KJ, Keshner EA, Peterson BW, Hain TC.
Modeling head tracking of visual targets.
J Vestib Res. 2002;12(1):25-33.

Horn E, Sebastian C.
Adaptation of the macular vestibuloocular reflex to altered gravitational
conditions in a fish (Oreochromis mossambicus).
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):711-20.

Grigoryan EN, Mitashov VI, Anton HJ.
Urodelean amphibians in studies on microgravity: effects upon organ and tissue
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):757-64.

Rodionova NV, Oganov VS, Zolotova NV.
Ultrastructural changes in osteocytes in microgravity conditions.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):765-70.

Domaratskaya EI, Michurina TV, Bueverova EI, Bragina EV, Nikonova TA,
Starostin VI, Khrushchov NG.
Studies on clonogenic hemopoietic cells of vertebrate in space: problems and
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):771-6.

Uchida S, Masukawa M, Kamigaichi S.
NASDA aquatic animal experiment facilities for Space Shuttle and ISS.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):797-802.
Note: no ISS results.

Horn E, Agricola H, Boser S, Forster S, Kamper G, Riewe P, Sebastian C.
Crickets in space: morphological, physiological and behavioral alterations
induced by space flight and hypergravity.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):819-28.
Image of the Week:

from AJR American Journal of Roentgenology's February 2003 issue. Happy Valentine's Day.

Anken RH, Ibsch M, Rahmann H.
Microgravity (STS-90 Neurolab-Mission) influences synapse formation in a
vestibular nucleus of fish brain.
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):843-7.

Shafirkin AV, Petrov VM, Kolomensky AV, Shurshakov VA.
Lifetime total radiation risk of cosmonauts for orbital and interplanetary
Adv Space Res. 2002;30(4):999-1003.

Where now for NASA? [editorial] ; Brumfiel G. NASA sets up dual probes into shuttle accident [news] ;
Reichhardt T. Columbia explosion may trigger fatal delays for space station [news].
Nature. 2003 Feb 6;421(6923):559, 561-2.

Lawler A.
Space program. Scientists mourn many losses [news]
Science. 2003 Feb 7;299(5608):796-7.

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