April 18, 2003 Current Awareness

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Davidson EH, McClay DR, Hood L.
Regulatory gene networks and the properties of the developmental process.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2003 Feb 18;100(4):1475-80.
(PI: E.H. Davidson)

Stein TP, Donaldson MR, Leskiw MJ, Schluter MD, Baggett DW, Boden G.
Branched-chain amino acid supplementation during bed rest: effect on recovery.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Apr;94(4):1345-52.
(PI: T.P. Stein)

Ray CA, Carter JR.
Vestibular activation of sympathetic nerve activity.
Acta Physiol Scand. 2003 Mar;177(3):313-9. Review.
(PI: C.A. Ray)

Crandall CG, Cui J, Wilson TE.
Effects of heat stress on baroreflex function in humans.
Acta Physiol Scand. 2003 Mar;177(3):321-8. Review.
(PI: C.G. Crandall)

Lio YC, Mazin AV, Kowalczykowski SC, Chen DJ.
Complex formation by the human Rad51B and Rad51C DNA repair proteins and their
activities in vitro.
J Biol Chem. 2003 Jan 24;278(4):2469-78.
(PI: D.J. Chen)

Van Essen DC.
Surface-based atlases of cerebellar cortex in the human, macaque, and mouse.
Ann NY Acad Sci. 2002 Dec;978:468-79.
(PI: D.C. Van Essen)

Zeng K, Ong KG, Mungle C, Grimes CA.
Time domain characterization of oscillating sensors: application of frequency counting
to resonance frequency determination.
Rev Sci Instrum. 2002 Dec;73(12):4375-80.
(PI: C.A. Grimes)

Zeitlin C, Heilbronn L, Miller J, Fukumura A, Iwata Y, Murakami T, MacGibbon J,
Pinsky L, Wilson, T.
Nuclear fragmentation cross sections for NASA database development.
In: Nuclear physics in the 21st century. Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics,
2002. p. 285-289 : ill. (AIP conference proceedings, v. 610)
(PI: J. Miller)

Tripathi RK, Wilson JW, Cucinotta FA.
Importance of nuclear physics to NASA's space missions.
In: Nuclear physics in the 21st century. Melville, N.Y. : American Institute of Physics,
2002. p. 295-299 : ill. (AIP conference proceedings, v. 610)
(PIs: J.W. Wilson and F.A. Cucinotta)

Wheeler WC.
Optimization alignment : down, up, error, and improvements.
In: Techniques in molecular systematics and evolution. Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser,
c2002. p. 55-69 : ill. (Methods and tools in biosciences and medicine)
(PI: W.C. Wheeler)

Crawford BJ, Jackson D.
Effect of microgravity on the swimming behaviour of larvae of the starfish Pisaster
Can J Zool. 2002 Dec;80(12):2218-25.

Gronkvist M, Bergsten E, Eiken O, Gustafsson PM.
Inter- and intraregional ventilation inhomogeneity in hypergravity and after
pressurization of an anti-G suit.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 Apr;94(4):1353-64.

Hakopian VP, Baykov AV.
The influence of nimodipine on cerebral and general hemodynamics in rats under
condition of hypokinesia.
Acta Physiol Hung. 2003;90(1):35-45.

Zorbas YG, Kakurin VJ, Denogradov SD, Luzhkov SH, Neofitov AC.
Muscle electrolyte measurements during and after hypokinesia in determining muscle
electrolyte depletion during hypokinesia in the rat.
Biol Trace Elem Res. 2002 Winter;90(1-3):155-73.


organism named for Ken Nealson (both pictured, below):


Venkateswaran K, Kempf M, Chen F, Satomi M, Nicholson W, Kern R.
Bacillus nealsonii sp. nov., isolated from a spacecraft-assembly facility, whose spores are
gamma-radiation resistant.
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2003 Jan;53(Pt 1):165-72.

Thakoor S, Chahl J, Srinivasan MV, Young L, Werblin F, Hine B, Zornetzer S.
Bioinspired engineering of exploration systems for NASA and DoD.
Artif Life. 2002;8(4):357-69.


In addition to what is described in title, article discusses pros and cons of space research, and 3-D tumor research.
Twombly R.
Prostate modeling experiment success becomes part of legacy of shuttle astronauts.
J Natl Cancer Inst. 2003 Apr 2;95(7):505-7. News.

Ivancsits S, Heider A, Rudiger HW, Winker R.
Orthostatic intolerance is not necessarily related to a specific mutation (Ala457Pro) in the
human norepinephrine transporter gene.
Am J Med Sci. 2003 Feb;325(2):63-5.

Castagnolo D, Piccolo C, Carotenuto L, Vergara A, Zagari A.
Crystallization of the collagen-like polypeptide (PPG)10 aboard the International Space
Station. 3. Analysis of residual acceleration-induced motion.
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2003 Apr;59(Pt 4):773-6.

Mookherjee BD, Patel S, Zhou W.
The effect of microgravity on the fragrance of a miniature rose, "Overnight Scentsation"
on Space Shuttle (STS-95).
In: Advances in flavours and fragrances. Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, c2002.
p. 99-109 : ill. (Special publication (Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain)) ; no. 277)

Grigor'ev AI, Demin EP, Bystritskaia AF, Gushchin VI, Vinokhodova AG.
[Certain principles of Mars mission crew life and the organization of the performance]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):3-7. Russian.

Berkovich IuA, Krivobok NM, Siniak IuE, Smolianshchina SO, Grigor'ev IuI,
Romanov SIu, Guzenberg AS.
[The problem of developing a lettuce greenhouse for the International space station and
future interplanetary missions]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):8-12. Russian.

Modin AIu.
[The effect of gravity on blood volumes in the main cervical arteries in healthy humans]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):23-5. Russian.

Utekhin BA.
[Characteristics of the human thermal state and environment in long-term space flight]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):26-9. Russian.

Tsigankova V, Zibrin M, Kochishova I, Tomaikova E, Sabo V, Bodia K, Dadasheva OA,
Gur'eva TS.
[Morphological changes in the adrenal gland of Japanese quail chicken hatched out in
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):29-32. Russian.

Kondrachuk AV, Gartstrop VE, Kondrachuk IM.
[Sensitivity and parameters of the otolith as a spatially distributed system]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):33-42. Russian.

Voskresenskii AD, Mikhailov VM, Pometov IuD.
[Correlation between empirical and statistical indices of cardiovascular deconditioning in
response to orthostatic exposures]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):48-51. Russian.


Device for use on space flights.
Verdenskaia NV, Vinogradov AG, Gusev AA, Ivanova IA, Ivanova SM, Kozharinov VI,
Kozinets GI, Pogorelov VM, Sazonov VV.
[Microvzor-2: a system for automated dry blood smear analysis]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):51-5. Russian.

Orlov OI.
[Application of the strategic management approaches to implementation of space
technologies in health services by the example of telemedicine]
Aviakosm Ekolog Med. 2002;36(5):57-9. Russian.

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