September 26, 2003 Current Awareness

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Wu H, Durante M, Furusawa Y, George K, Kawata T, Cucinotta FA.
Truly incomplete and complex exchanges in prematurely condensed chromosomes of
human fibroblasts exposed in vitro to energetic heavy ions.
Radiat Res. 2003 Oct;160(4):418-24.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

George K, Durante M, Willingham V, Wu H, Yang TC, Cucinotta FA.
Biological effectiveness of accelerated particles for the induction of
chromosome damage measured in metaphase and interphase human lymphocytes.
Radiat Res. 2003 Oct;160(4):425-35.
(PI: F.A. Cucinotta/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Smith SA, Querry RG, Fadel PJ, Gallagher KM, Stromstad M, Ide K, Raven PB,
Secher NH.
Partial blockade of skeletal muscle somatosensory afferents attenuates
baroreflex resetting during exercise in humans.
J Physiol. 2003 Sep 15;551(Pt 3):1013-21. Epub 2003 Jun 20.
(PI: P.B. Raven/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Ray CA.
Melatonin attenuates the sympathetic nerve responses to orthostatic stress in
J Physiol. 2003 Sep 15;551(Pt 3):1043-8. Epub 2003 Jul 17.
(PI: C.A. Ray/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Soller BR, Idwasi PO, Balaguer J, Levin S, Simsir SA, Vander Salm TJ,
Collette H, Heard SO.
Noninvasive, near infrared spectroscopic-measured muscle pH and PO2 indicate
tissue perfusion for cardiac surgical patients undergoing cardiopulmonary
Crit Care Med. 2003 Sep;31(9):2324-31.
(PI: B.R. Soller/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Guan C, Rosen ES, Boonsirichai K, Poff KL, Masson PH.
The ARG1-LIKE2 gene of Arabidopsis functions in a gravity signal transduction
pathway that is genetically distinct from the PGM pathway.
Plant Physiol. 2003 Sep;133(1):100-12.
(PI: P.H. Masson/Fundamental Space Biology)


Advances in Space Biology and Medicine, a series that ceased publication in 1999, recently resumed publication with Volume 8, 2002, entitled "Cell biology and biotechnology in space." This volume contains 2 PI papers and 8 papers in the "Other papers of interest" section below. This paper (#7) and the following paper include summaries of flight results.
Lewis ML.
The cytoskeleton, apoptosis, and gene expression in T lymphocytes and other
mammalian cells exposed to altered gravity.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:77-128. Review.
(PI: M.L. Lewis/Fundamental Space Biology)

Hughes-Fulford M.
Physiological effects of microgravity on osteoblast morphology and cell
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:129-57. Review.
(PI: M. Hughes-Fulford/Fundamental Space Biology)

Dansby MY, Bovell-Benjamin AC.
Production and proximate composition of a hydroponic sweet potato flour during extended storage.
J Food Process Preserv. 2003 Jun;27(2):153-64.
(PI: A.C. Bovell-Benjamin/Advanced Human Support Technology)

Gruener JE, Ming DW, Henderson KE, Galindo C Jr.
Common ion effects in zeoponic substrates: wheat plant growth experiment.
Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2003;61(1-3):223-30.
(PI: D.W. Ming/Advanced Human Support Technology)

Beiersdorfer RE, Ming DW, Galindo C Jr.
Solubility and cation exchange properties of zeoponic substrates.
Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2003;61(1-3):231-47.
(PI: D.W. Ming/Advanced Human Support Technology)

Al-Hammadi AS, Sreelakshmi Y, Negi S, Siddiqi I, Sharma R.
The polycotyledon mutant of tomato shows enhanced polar auxin transport.
Plant Physiol. 2003 Sep;133(1):113-25.

David V, Laroche N, Boudignon B, Lafage-Proust MH, Alexandre C, Ruegsegger
P, Vico L.
Noninvasive in vivo monitoring of bone architecture alterations in
hindlimb-unloaded female rats using novel three-dimensional microcomputed
J Bone Miner Res. 2003 Sep;18(9):1622-31.

Saito M, Soshi S, Fujii K.
Effect of hyper- and microgravity on collagen post-translational controls of
MC3T3-E1 osteoblasts.
J Bone Miner Res. 2003 Sep;18(9):1695-705.

Nakamura H, Kumei Y, Morita S, Shimokawa H, Ohya K, Shinomiya K.
Suppression of osteoblastic phenotypes and modulation of pro- and
anti-apoptotic features in normal human osteoblastic cells under a
vector-averaged gravity condition.
J Med Dent Sci. 2003 Jun;50(2):167-76.

Wulf G, Weigelt M, Poulter D, McNevin N.
Attentional focus on suprapostural tasks affects balance learning.
Q J Exp Psychol A. 2003 Sep;56(7):1191-211.

Nagano K, Kajihara H, Suzaki E, Suzuto M, Kataoka K, Yoshii M, Ozawa K.
Disuse atrophy alterations in normal and low temperature environments during
hindlimb unloading in syrian hamsters.
Cryo Letters. 2003 Jul-Aug;24(4):245-52.

Maccarrone M, Battista N, Bari M, Finazzi-Agro A.
Lipoxygenase activity in altered gravity.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:1-17. Review.

Tabony J, Glade N, Papaseit C, Demongeot J.
Microtubule self-organisation and its gravity dependence.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:19-58.

Hemmersbach R, Braucker R.
Gravity-related behaviour in ciliates and flagellates.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:59-75. Review.

Cancedda R, Muraglia A.
Osteogenesis in altered gravity.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:159-76. Review.

Freed LE, Vunjak-Novakovic G.
Spaceflight bioreactor studies of cells and tissues.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:177-95. Review.

Walther I.
Space bioreactors and their applications.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:197-213. Review.

Grigoriev AI, Kalinin YT, Buravkova LB, Mitichkin OV.
Space cell physiology and space biotechnology in Russia.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:215-36.

Binot RA.
The coming space science programme in animal cell/tissue research.
Adv Space Biol Med. 2002;8:237-48.

Kamskova YG, Pavlova VI, Popkova EV, Loktionova IV, Arkhipenko YV.
Effect of long-term hypokinesia on monoamine system and antioxidant status of
the brain.
Bull Exp Biol Med. 2003 Jun;135(6):556-8.

Martensson S, Nygren J, Osheroff N, Hammarsten O.
Activation of the DNA-dependent protein kinase by drug-induced and
radiation-induced DNA strand breaks.
Radiat Res. 2003 Sep;160(3):291-301.

Shao C, Furusawa Y, Aoki M, Ando K.
Role of gap junctional intercellular communication in radiation-induced
bystander effects in human fibroblasts.
Radiat Res. 2003 Sep;160(3):318-23.

Shankar B, Kumar SS, Sainis KB.
Generation of reactive oxygen species and radiation response in lymphocytes and
tumor cells.
Radiat Res. 2003 Oct;160(4):478-87.

Stone R.
Space exploration. One nuclear leap to Mars?
Science. 2003 Aug 15;301(5635):906-9. News.

Gordon CJ, Fogarty AL, Greenleaf JE, Taylor NA, Stocks JM.
Direct and indirect methods for determining plasma volume during thermoneutral
and cold-water immersion.
Eur J Appl Physiol. 2003 Jun;89(5):471-4. Epub 2003 Apr 24.

Childs TE, Spangenburg EE, Vyas DR, Booth FW.
Temporal alterations in protein signaling cascades during recovery from muscle
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Aug;285(2):C391-8. Epub 2003 Apr 23.

Ogata T.
Increase in epidermal growth factor receptor protein induced in osteoblastic
cells after exposure to flow of culture media.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Aug;285(2):C425-32.

Kajiya H, Okamoto F, Fukushima H, Takada K, Okabe K.
Mechanism and role of high-potassium-induced reduction of intracellular Ca2+
concentration in rat osteoclasts.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2003 Aug;285(2):C457-66. Epub 2003 Apr 09.

Yasuda S, Sugiura S, Yamashita H, Nishimura S, Saeki Y, Momomura S, Katoh
K, Nagai R, Sugi H.
Unloaded shortening increases peak of Ca2+ transients but accelerates their
decay in rat single cardiac myocytes.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Aug;285(2):H470-5. Epub 2003 Apr 24.

Komine H, Matsukawa K, Tsuchimochi H, Murata J.
Central command blunts the baroreflex bradycardia to aortic nerve stimulation
at the onset of voluntary static exercise in cats.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Aug;285(2):H516-26. Epub 2003 May 01.


Investigation of possible role of the endothelial cell glycocalyx as a biomechanical sensor
Mochizuki S, Vink H, Hiramatsu O, Kajita T, Shigeto F, Spaan JA, Kajiya F.
Role of hyaluronic acid glycosaminoglycans in shear-induced endothelium-derived
nitric oxide release.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003 Aug;285(2):H722-6. Epub 2003 May 01.

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