May 9, 2003 Current Awareness

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Eckberg DL.
The human respiratory gate.
J Physiol. 2003 Apr 15;548(Pt 2):339-52.
(PI: D.L. Eckberg)

Pecaut MJ, Nelson GA, Peters LL, Kostenuik PJ, Bateman TA, Morony S, Stodieck LS, Lacey DL, Simske SJ, Gridley DS.
Highlighted Topics: Genetic models in applied physiology: selected contribution: effects of spaceflight on immunity in the C57BL/6 mouse. I. Immune population distributions.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 May;94(5):2085-94.
(PI: G.A. Nelson)

Gridley DS, Nelson GA, Peters LL, Kostenuik PJ, Bateman TA, Morony S, Stodieck LS, Lacey DL, Simske SJ, Pecaut MJ.

The experiment described in this and the previous paper (#s 2 & 3) flew on STS-108, which traveled to ISS. G.C. Sieck's commentary on these two papers (page 2084) describes the research and emphasizes the value of using the mouse model in space research.
Highlighted Topics: Genetic models in applied physiology: selected contribution: effects of spaceflight on immunity in the C57BL/6 mouse. II. Activation, cytokines, erythrocytes, and platelets.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 May;94(5):2095-103.
(PI: G.A. Nelson)

Kim SH, Roux SJ.
An Arabidopsis Ran-binding protein, AtRanBP1c, is a co-activator of Ran GTPase-activating protein and requires the C-terminus for its cytoplasmic localization.
Planta. 2003 Apr;216(6):1047-52.
(PI: S.J. Roux)

Delehanty JB, Ligler FS.
Method for printing functional protein microarrays.
Biotechniques. 2003 Feb;34(2):380-5.
(PI: F.S. Ligler)

Shibasaki M, Kondo N, Crandall CG.
Non-thermoregulatory modulation of sweating in humans.
Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2003 Jan;31(1):34-9. Review.
(PI: C.G. Crandall)

Donoho G, Brenneman MA, Cui TX, Donoviel D, Vogel H, Goodwin EH, Chen DJ,
Hasty P.
Deletion of Brca2 exon 27 causes hypersensitivity to DNA crosslinks,
chromosomal instability, and reduced life span in mice.
Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2003 Apr;36(4):317-31.
(PI: D.J. Chen)

Groer PG, Carnes BA.
Bayesian estimation of dose thresholds.
Radiat Prot Dosimetry. 2003;103(2):111-5.
(PI: B.A. Carnes)


This article is commented on in a later Current Awareness.
Van Dongen HP, Maislin G, Mullington JM, Dinges DF.
The cumulative cost of additional wakefulness: dose-response effects on
neurobehavioral functions and sleep physiology from chronic sleep restriction and
total sleep deprivation.
Sleep. 2003 Mar 15;26(2):117-26.
(PIs: J.M. Mullington and D.F. Dinges)

Monk TH, Buysse DJ, Kennedy KS, Pods JM, DeGrazia JM, Miewald JM.
Measuring sleep habits without using a diary: the sleep timing questionnaire.
Sleep. 2003 Mar 15;26(2):208-12.
(PI: T.H. Monk)

Monk TH, Reynolds CF 3rd, Buysse DJ, DeGrazia JM, Kupfer DJ.
The relationship between lifestyle regularity and subjective sleep quality.
Chronobiol Int. 2003 Jan;20(1):97-107.
(PI: T.H. Monk)

Tosini G, Fukuhara C.
Photic and circadian regulation of retinal melatonin in mammals.
J Neuroendocrinol. 2003 Apr;15(4):364-9.
(PI: G. Tosini)

Rohdin M, Petersson J, Mure M, Glenny RW, Lindahl SG, Linnarsson D.
Protective effect of prone posture against hypergravity-induced arterial hypoxaemia
in humans.
J Physiol. 2003 Apr 15;548(Pt 2):585-91.

Noble BS, Peet N, Stevens HY, Brabbs A, Mosley JR, Reilly GC, Reeve J, Skerry
TM, Lanyon LE.
Mechanical loading: biphasic osteocyte survival and targeting of osteoclasts for
bone destruction in rat cortical bone.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Apr;284(4):C934-43.

McAllister RM.
Endothelium-dependent vasodilation in different rat hindlimb skeletal muscles.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 May;94(5):1777-84.

Tschakovsky ME, Hughson RL.
Rapid blunting of sympathetic vasoconstriction in the human forearm at the onset
of exercise.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 May;94(5):1785-92.

Mueller PJ, Hasser EM.
Enhanced sympathoinhibitory response to volume expansion in conscious hindlimb-
unloaded rats.
J Appl Physiol. 2003 May;94(5):1806-12.

Takahashi S, Zhang HC, Hasegawa R, Karata K, Kita K, Wano C, Yamaguchi Y,
Sugaya S, Nomura J, Ichinose M, Suzuki N.
Increased levels of UV-induced protease activity in human UVAP-1 cells exposed to
gravity-changing stress: involvement of E-64-sensitive proteases in suppression of
UV mutagenicity.
Cell Biol Int. 2003;27(1):53-60.

Sanford GL, Ellerson D, Melhado-Gardner C, Sroufe AE, Harris-Hooker S.
Three-dimensional growth of endothelial cells in the microgravity-based rotating wall
vessel bioreactor.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2002 Oct;38(9):493-504.

Bubka A, Bonato F.
Optokinetic drum tilt hastens the onset of vection-induced motion sickness.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Apr;74(4):315-9.

Nordahl SH, Aasen T, Risberg J, Molvaer OI.
Balance testing and Doppler monitoring during hyperbaric exposure.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Apr;74(4):320-5.

Howarth HV, Griffin MJ.
Effect of roll oscillation frequency on motion sickness.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Apr;74(4):326-31.

Hilliard-Robertson PC, Schneider SM, Bishop SL, Guilliams ME.
Strength gains following different combined concentric and eccentric exercise
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Apr;74(4):342-7.

Kraft NO, Lyons TJ, Binder H, Inoue N, Ohshima H, Sekiguchi C.
Exercise load index and changes in body weight during long-duration confinement
in an isolated environment.
Aviat Space Environ Med. 2003 Apr;74(4):348-53.

Friedman H, Vos JW, Hepler PK, Meir S, Halevy AH, Philosoph-Hadas S.
The role of actin filaments in the gravitropic response of snapdragon flowering
Planta. 2003 Apr;216(6):1034-42.

Kondrachuk AV.
Qualitative model of otolith-ocular asymmetry in vertical eccentric rotation
Hear Res. 2003 Apr;178(1-2):59-69.

Gupta Y, Chaudhary G.
Effect of antiemetic drugs on decrease in gastric emptying in experimental model of
motion sickness in rats.
Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2003 Apr;24(4):296-300.

Jain PK, Iyer EM, Banerjee PK, Baboo NS.
Effects of periodic weight support in a simulated weightless environment in
preventing bone demineralisation.
Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2003 Jan;47(1):81-6.

Bechir M, Binggeli C, Corti R, Chenevard R, Spieker L, Ruschitzka F, Luscher TF,
Noll G.
Dysfunctional baroreflex regulation of sympathetic nerve activity in patients with
vasovagal syncope.
Circulation. 2003 Apr 1;107(12):1620-5.

Caron O.
Effects of local fatigue of the lower limbs on postural control and postural stability
in standing posture.
Neurosci Lett. 2003 Apr 10;340(2):83-6.

Ueno LM, Moritani T.
Effects of long-term exercise training on cardiac autonomic nervous activities and
baroreflex sensitivity.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2003 Apr;89(2):109-14.

Rougier P, Zanders E, Borlet E.
[Influence of visual cues on upright postural control: differentiated effects of eyelids
Rev Neurol (Paris). 2003 Feb;159(2):180-8. French.

Jaggi-Schwarz K, Hess BJ.
Influence of dynamic tilts on the perception of earth-vertical.
Exp Brain Res. 2003 Apr;149(3):340-50.

Balaban CD.
Vestibular nucleus projections to the Edinger-Westphal and anteromedian nuclei of
Brain Res. 2003 Feb 14;963(1-2):121-31.

Kozlovskii AG, Zhelifonova VP, Adanin VM, Antipova TV, Shnyreva AV, Viktorov
[The biosynthesis of low-molecular-weight nitrogen-containing secondary
metabolite-alkaloids by the resident strains of Penicillium chrysogenum and
Penicillium expansum isolated on the board of the Mir space station.]
Mikrobiologiia. 2002 Nov-Dec;71(6):773-7. Russian.


This issue includes 61 short papers from the annual meeting, including general science papers and papers from three symposia: Present Status and Issues of Space Radiation Research; Space Experiment of Plant Biology in the Near Future; and The Future and Today of Space Life Sciences on the International Space Station. A paper reporting Neurolab results is listed below. To see all the citations from this issue, click PubMed query or copy and paste the following into the PubMed query box:

biol sci space [ta] 16 [vi] 3 [ip]
[The 16th annual meeting of Japanese Society for Biological Sciences in Space. Proceedings.]
Biol Sci Space. 2002 Nov;16(3):93-220. Japanese. English.

Miyake M, Yamasaki M, Katahira K, Waki H, Katsuda S, Ijiri K, Shimizu T.
[Effects of the spaceflight on organ-development in the neonatal rats: results in the Neurolab (STS-90)]
Biol Sci Space. 2002 Nov;16(3):209-10. Japanese.

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