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February 6, 2004 Current Awareness

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Fu Q, Arbab-Zadeh A, Perhonen MA, Zhang R, Zuckerman JH, Levine BD.
Hemodynamics of orthostatic intolerance: implications for gender differences.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Jan;286(1):H449-57. Epub 2003 Oct 02.
(PIs: B.D. Levine; B.D. Levine and C.G. Blomqvist: NSCORT in Integrated Biology/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Note (#2)

Simulated microgravity using bed rest and head-down tilt.

Bartok C, Schoeller DA.
Estimation of segmental muscle volume by bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy.
J Appl Physiol. 2004 Jan;96(1):161-6. Epub 2003 Sep 23.
(PI: D.A. Schoeller/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Oddsson LI, Wall C, McPartland MD, Krebs DE, Tucker CA.
Recovery from perturbations during paced walking.
Gait Posture. 2004 Feb;19(1):24-34.
(PI: C.C. Wall III/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Tanaka K, Gotoh TM, Morita H, Hargens AR.
R-R interval variability with lower body positive pressure assessed by wavelet
packet transform.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):203.
(PI: A.R. Hargens/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Nojima K, Vazquez ME, Nagaoka S.
Effects of low dose particle radiation to mouse neonatal neurons in culture.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):263-4.
(PI: M.E. Vazquez/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)

Note (#6)

Includes 12 chapters with results evaluating radiation shielding characteristics of two space suits, NASA's Extravehicular Mobility Unit and the Russian Space Agency's Orlan-M, worn during EVAs during ISS, STS, and Mir missions. The individual chapters can be viewed in LOCATORplus by entering

"NASA technical publication" AND 212051

in the search box and selecting
"Keyword Combination Search" in the menu to the right. [see example]

Cucinotta FA, Shavers MR, Saganti PB, Miller J, editors.
Radiation protection studies of International Space Station extravehicular activity space suits.
Houston, Tex. : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center, [2003] xi, 181 : ill. (NASA technical publication ; 212051)
(PIs: F.A. Cucinotta and J. Miller/Biomedical Research and Countermeasures)
NASA full-text (PDF)

Marsh ME.
Regulation of CaCO(3) formation in coccolithophores.
Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2003 Dec;136(4):743-54. Review.
(PI: M.E. Marsh/Fundamental Space Biology)

Wheeler SR, Carrico ML, Wilson BA, Brown SJ, Skeath JB.
The expression and function of the achaete-scute genes in Tribolium castaneum
reveals conservation and variation in neural pattern formation and cell fate
Development. 2003 Sep;130(18):4373-81.
(PI: J.B. Skeath/Fundamental Space Biology)

Mitra R, Krishnamurthy K, Blancaflor E, Payton M, Nelson RS, Verchot-Lubicz

The potato virus X TGBp2 protein association with the endoplasmic reticulum
plays a role in but is not sufficient for viral cell-to-cell movement.
Virology. 2003 Jul 20;312(1):35-48.
(PI: E.B. Blancaflor/Fundamental Space Biology)

Nivens DE, McKnight TE, Moser SA, Osbourn SJ, Simpson ML, Sayler GS.
Bioluminescent bioreporter integrated circuits: potentially small, rugged and
inexpensive whole-cell biosensors for remote environmental monitoring.
J Appl Microbiol. 2004;96(1):33-46.
(PIs: M.L. Simpson and G.S. Sayler/Advanced Human Support Technology)

Sapsford KE, Shubin YS, Delehanty JB, Golden JP, Taitt CR, Shriver-Lake LC,
Ligler FS.

Fluorescence-based array biosensors for detection of biohazards.
J Appl Microbiol. 2004;96(1):47-58.
(PI: F.S. Ligler/Advanced Human Support Technology)

Note (#12)

STS-90 results.

d'Ascanio P, Balaban E, Pompeiano M, Centini C, Pompeiano O.
Fos and FRA protein expression in rat precerebellar structures during the
Neurolab Space Mission.
Brain Res Bull. 2003 Dec 30;62(3):203-21.

Kasri M, Picquet F, Falempin M.
Effects of unilateral and bilateral labyrinthectomy on rat postural muscle
properties: the soleus.
Exp Neurol. 2004 Jan;185(1):143-53.

Mezey LE, Curthoys IS, Burgess AM, Goonetilleke SC, MacDougall HG.
Changes in ocular torsion position produced by a single visual line rotating
around the line of sight--visual "entrainment" of ocular torsion.
Vision Res. 2004 Feb;44(4):397-406.

Russell NA, Horii A, Smith PF, Darlington CL, Bilkey DK.
Bilateral peripheral vestibular lesions produce long-term changes in spatial
learning in the rat.
J Vestib Res. 2003;13(1):9-16.

Radtke A, Popov K, Bronstein AM, Gresty MA.
Vestibulo-autonomic control in man: short- and long-latency vestibular effects
on cardiovascular function.
J Vestib Res. 2003;13(1):25-37.

Gisolf J, Wilders R, Immink RV, Van Lieshout JJ, Karemaker JM.
Tidal volume, cardiac output and functional residual capacity determine
end-tidal CO2 transient during standing up in humans.
J Physiol. 2004 Jan 15;554(Pt 2):579-90. Epub 2003 Nov 07.

Litvinova KS, Kozlovskaia IB, Nemirovskaia TL, Shenkman BS.
[Contractile characteristics of single skinned rat soleus muscle fibers under
gravitational load: effects of a calcium-binding agent]
Biofizika. 2003 Sep-Oct;48(5):905-10. Russian.

Monti RJ, Roy RR, Zhong H, Edgerton VR.
Mechanical properties of rat soleus aponeurosis and tendon during variable
recruitment in situ.
J Exp Biol. 2003 Oct;206(Pt 19):3437-45.

Beaumont M, Batejat D, Pierard C, Van Beers P, Denis JB, Coste O, Doireau
P, Chauffard F, French J, Lagarde D.

Caffeine or melatonin effects on sleep and sleepiness after rapid eastward
transmeridian travel.
J Appl Physiol. 2004 Jan;96(1):50-8. Epub 2003 Sep 05.

Michikami D, Kamiya A, Fu Q, Iwase S, Mano T, Sunagawa K.
Attenuated thermoregulatory sweating and cutaneous vasodilation after 14-day
bed rest in humans.
J Appl Physiol. 2004 Jan;96(1):107-14. Epub 2003 Aug 29.

Morris RT, Spangenburg EE, Booth FW.
Responsiveness of cell signaling pathways during the failed 15-day regrowth of
aged skeletal muscle.
J Appl Physiol. 2004 Jan;96(1):398-404. Epub 2003 Sep 26.

Note (#23)

Article is in The Lancet supplement issue: " Extreme Medicine."

Nicogossian A.
Medicine and space exploration.
Lancet. 2003 Dec;362 Suppl:s8-9.

Horneck G, Facius R, Reichert M, Rettberg, P, Seboldt W, Manzey D, Comet B,
Maillet A, Preiss H, Schauer L, Dussap C, G, Poughon L, Belyavin A, Heer M, Reitz G,
Baumstark-Khan C, Gerzer R.
HUMEX : a study on the survivability and adaptation of humans to long-duration
exploratory missions.
Noordwijk, The Netherlands : European Space Agency, 2003. xvii, 192 p. : ill. (ESA
special publication SP ; 1264)
LOCATORplus ID: 101205221

Note (#25)

Issue contains 56 brief articles; 2 of these are by PIs. To see all citations, click PubMed query or copy and paste into the PubMed query box:
biol sci space[ta] 17[vi] 3[ip]

The 17th annual meeting of Japanese Society for Biological Sciences in Space. Proceedings.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):161-268.
View PubMed Page

Ohnishi K, Okamoto N, Yamanaka T, Takahashi A, Hosoi H, Ohnishi T.
Note (#26)

Includes parabolic flight results.

The effect of clinorotation on vestibular compensation in upside-down swimming catfish.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):165-6.

Note (#27)

STS-90 results.

Miyake M, Yamasaki M, Waki H, Katahira K, O-ishi H, Katsuda S-I, Nagayama T, Ijiri K, Hazama A, Shimizu T.
Morphological characteristics of the kidney and lung in the neonatal rats
observed after 16 days spaceflight.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):173-4.

Note (#28)

STS-107 results from in-flight downlinked video images.

Niihori M, Mogami Y, Naruse K, Baba SA.
Embryogenesis and swimming behavior of Medaka fish in JUSTSAP STARS Program (STS-107).
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):198-9.

Note (#29)

"Microgravity" produced via free drop, producing 4.5 seconds of microgravity.

Gotoh TM, Tanaka K, Fujiki N, Matsuda T, Gao S, Morita H.
Cerebral hemodynamics during microgravity.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):204-5.

Katahira K, Waki H, Yamazaki M, Shimizu T.
Effects of parabolic flight on abdominal arterial pressure in conscious rats.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):223-4.

Note (#30, 31 & 32)

Parabolic flight results.

Mizuno R, Ijiri K.
Studies on vestibular organs in the fry of mutant Medaka.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):236-7.

Hosoi Y, Fujino M, Hirai M, Mizuno R, Ijiri K, Suzuki T.
Behavior of Medaka fish under distributed gravity.
Biol Sci Space. 2003 Oct;17(3):238-9.

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