March 7, 2008 Current Awareness

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  1. Peterson JB, Prisk GK, Darquenne C. Aerosol deposition in the human lung periphery is increased by reduced-density gas breathing. J Aerosol Med. 2008 Feb 25; [Epub ahead of print] (PI: G.K. Prisk)
  2. Jin JP, Zhang Z, Bautista JA. Isoform diversity, regulation, and functional adaptation of troponin and calponin. Crit Rev Eukaryot Gene Expr. 2008;18(2):93-124. (PI: J.P. Jin)
  3. Little T, Butler BD. Pharmacological intervention to the inflammatory response from decompression sickness in rats. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 Feb;79(2):87-93. (PI: B.D. Butler)
  4. Stowe RP, Yetman DL, Storm WF, Sams CF, Pierson DL. Neuroendocrine and immune responses to 16-day bed rest with realistic launch and landing G profiles. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 Feb;79(2):117-22. (PI: R.P. Stowe)
  5. Gridley DS, Coutrakon GB, Rizvi A, Bayeta EJ, Luo-Owen X, Makinde AY, Baqai F, Koss P, Slater JM, Pecaut MJ. Low-dose photons modify liver response to simulated solar particle event protons. Radiat Res. 2008 Mar;169(3):280-7.
  6. Elmore E, Lao XY, Kapadia R, Giedzinski E, Limoli C, Redpath JL. Low doses of very low-dose-rate low-LET radiation suppress radiation-induced neoplastic transformation in vitro and induce an adaptive response. Radiat Res. 2008 Mar;169(3):311-8. (PI: J.L. Redpath)
  7. Ronca AE, Fritzsch B, Bruce LL, Alberts JR. Orbital spaceflight during pregnancy shapes function of mammalian vestibular system. Behav Neurosci. 2008 Feb;122(1):224-32. (PIs: A.E. Ronca, B. Fritzsch, J.R. Alberts) Note: STS-66 and STS-70 results.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Ryan KL, Cooke WH, Rickards CA, Lurie KG, Convertino VA. Breathing through an inspiratory threshold device improves stroke volume during central hypovolemia in humans. J Appl Physiol. 2008 Feb 28; [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Pisot R, Narici MV, Simunic B, De Boer M, Seynnes O, Jurdana M, Biolo G, Mekjavic IB. Whole muscle contractile parameters and thickness loss during 35-day bed rest. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2008 Feb 23; [Epub ahead of print] Note: This bedrest study took place in Slovenia.
  3. Pollok R, Heneghan P, Riches PE. Under-arm partial body weight unloading causes spinal elongation and vibration attenuation during treadmill walking. Gait Posture. 2008 Feb 25; [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Takeda S, Karsenty G. Molecular bases of the sympathetic regulation of bone mass. Bone. 2008 Jan 26; [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Nauli SM, Kawanabe Y, Kaminski JJ, Pearce WJ, Ingber DE, Zhou J. Endothelial cilia are fluid shear sensors that regulate calcium signaling and nitric oxide production through polycystin-1. Circulation. 2008 Mar 4;117(9):1161-71. Epub 2008 Feb 19. Note: This paper was discussed in an editorial entitled: "Deciphering the endothelial shear stress sensor."
  6. Szumiel I. Intrinsic radiation sensitivity: Cellular signaling is the key. Radiat Res. 2008 Mar;169(3):249-58.
  7. Duan X, Zhang H, Liu B, Li XD, Gao QX, Wu ZH. Apoptosis of murine melanoma cells induced by heavy-ion radiation combined with Tp53 gene transfer. Int J Radiat Biol. 2008 Mar;84(3):211-7.
  8. Moyers MF, Benton ER, Ghebremedhin A, Coutrakon G. Leakage and scatter radiation from a double scattering based proton beamline. Med Phys. 2008 Jan;35(1):128-44.
  9. Gao Y, Goswami N, Grasser E, Rössler A, Stöger E, Schwaberger G, Hinghofer-Szalkay HG. Radix astragali and orthostatic response: A double-masked crossover study. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 Feb;79(2):94-8.
  10. Gresty MA, Golding JF, Le H, Nightingale K. Cognitive impairment by spatial disorientation. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008 Feb;79(2):105-11.
  11. Schubert MC, Migliaccio AA, Clendaniel RA, Allak A, Carey JP. Mechanism of dynamic visual acuity recovery with vestibular rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2008 Mar;89(3):500-7.
  12. Kaneko T, Sasaki S, Umemoto Y, Kojima Y, Ikeuchi T, Kohri K. Simulated conditions of microgravity increases progesterone production in I-10 cells of Leydig tumor cell line. Int J Urol. 2008 Mar;15(3):245-50.
  13. Zhang Y, Zhu Y, Peng Y, Yan D, Li Q, Wang J, Wang L, He Z. Gibberellin homeostasis and plant height control by EUI and a role for gibberellin in root gravity responses in rice. Cell Res. 2008 Mar;18(3):412-21.