March 12, 2010 Current Awareness

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  1. Judex S, Rubin CT. Is bone formation induced by high-frequency mechanical signals modulated by muscle activity? J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Mar;10(1):3-11. (PIs: S. Judex, C.T. Rubin) Note: This article and the next article and articles #4 and #5 in the "Other" section are part of a special issue "Basic science and mechanisms of muscle-bone interactions." All of the papers may be obtained online without charge.
  2. Qin YX, Lam H, Ferreri S, Rubin C. Dynamic skeletal muscle stimulation and its potential in bone adaptation. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Mar;10(1):12-24. (PI: Y.X. Qin) Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  3. Dickinson JM, Lee JD, Sullivan BE, Harber MP, Trappe SW, Trappe TA. A new method to study in vivo protein synthesis in slow and fast twitch muscle fibers and initial measurements in humans. J Appl Physiol. 2010 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: S.W. Trappe)
  4. Vlkolinsky R, Titova E, Krucker T, Chi BB, Staufenbiel M, Nelson GA, Obenaus A. Exposure to (56)Fe-particle radiation accelerates electrophysiological alterations in the hippocampus of APP23 transgenic mice. Radiat Res. 2010 Mar;173(3):342-52. (PI: G.A. Nelson/A. Obenaus/R. Vlkolinsky/NSCOR)
  5. Davis JG, Wan XS, Ware JH, Kennedy AR. Dietary supplements reduce the cataractogenic potential of proton and HZE-particle radiation in mice. Radiat Res. 2010 Mar;173(3):353-61. (PI: A.R. Kennedy)
  6. Roig AI, Hight SK, Minna JD, Shay JW, Rusek A, Story MD. DNA damage intensity in fibroblasts in a 3-dimensional collagen matrix correlates with the Bragg curve energy distribution of a high LET particle. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Mar;86(3):194-204. (PI: J.D. Minna/J.W. Shay/M.D. Story/NSCOR)
  7. Azzam EI, Yang Z, Li M, Kim S, Kovalenko OA, Khorshidi M, Ende N. The effect of human cord blood therapy on the intestinal tract of lethally irradiated mice: Possible use for mass casualties. Int J Radiat Biol. 2010 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print] (PI: E.I. Azzam)
  8. Alessi JG, Barton D, Beebe E, Bellavia S, Gould O, Kponou A, Lambiase R, Lockey R, McNerney A, Mapes M, Marneris Y, Okamura M, Phillips D, Pikin AI, Raparia D, Ritter J, Snydstrup L, Theisen C, Wilinski M. The Brookhaven National Laboratory electron beam ion source for RHIC. Rev Sci Instrum. 2010 Feb;81(2):02A509.
  9. Horneck G, Klaus DM, Mancinelli RL. Space microbiology. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 2010 Mar;74(1):121-56. Note: This article is an extensive review of this topic.

Other papers of interest:

  1. Ojha A, McNeeley K, Heller E, Alshekhlee A, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky TC. Orthostatic syndromes differ in syncope frequency. Am J Med. 2010 Mar;123(3):245-9.
  2. Rao RP, Danduran MJ, Dixon JE, Frommelt PC, Berger S, Zangwill SD. Near infrared spectroscopy: Guided tilt table testing for syncope. Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Nieminen T, Kähönen M, Laitinen T, Kööbi T. Computational and physiological background of the baroreflex sensitivity. Clin Physiol Funct Imaging. 2010 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Hamrick M. JMNI Special Issue: Basic science and mechanisms of muscle-bone interactions. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Mar;10(1):1-2. Note: This editorial may be obtained online without charge.
  5. Gross TS, Poliachik SL, Prasad J, Bain SD. The effect of muscle dysfunction on bone mass and morphology. J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact. 2010 Mar;10(1):25-34. Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  6. Kwon RY, Meays DR, Tang WJ, Frangos JA. Microfluidic enhancement of intramedullary pressure increases intersitital fluid flow and inhibits bone loss in hindlimb suspended mice. J Bone Miner Res. 2010 Feb 23. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Rath AL, Bonewald LF, Ling J, Jiang JX, Van Dyke ME, Nicolella DP. Correlation of cell strain in single osteocytes with intracellular calcium, but not intracellular nitric oxide, in response to fluid flow. J Biomech. 2010 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  8. Rochefort GY, Pallu S, Benhamou CL. Osteocyte: The unrecognized side of bone tissue. Osteoporos Int. 2010 Mar 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Kohrt WM, Barry DW, Van Pelt RE, Jankowski CM, Wolfe P, Schwartz RS. Timing of ibuprofen use and bone mineral density adaptations to exercise training. J Bone Miner Res. 2010 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Mulvihill BM, Prendergast PJ. Mechanobiological regulation of the remodelling cycle in trabecular bone and possible biomechanical pathways for osteoporosis. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2010 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Zhang YP, Qin F, Wu CJ, Li YR, Chen R, Shao MF, Fu Q. [Effects of LIMK2 RNA interference on the mechanosensitivity of c-fos gene in osteoblast] Zhonghua Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2009 Dec 1;89(44):3143-6. Chinese.
  12. Cassano M, Quattrocelli M, Crippa S, Perini I, Ronzoni F, Sampaolesi M. Cellular mechanisms and local progenitor activation to regulate skeletal muscle mass. J Muscle Res Cell Motil. 2010 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  13. Narici MV, Maffulli N. Sarcopenia: Characteristics, mechanisms and functional significance. Br Med Bull. 2010 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Alloni D, Campa A, Belli M, Esposito G, Facoetti A, Friedland W, Liotta M, Mariotti L, Paretzke HG, Ottolenghi A. A Monte Carlo study of the radiation quality dependence of DNA fragmentation spectra. Radiat Res. 2010 Mar;173(3):263-71.
  15. Magnander K, Hultborn R, Claesson K, Elmroth K. Clustered DNA damage in irradiated human diploid fibroblasts: Influence of chromatin organization. Radiat Res. 2010 Mar;173(3):272-82.
  16. Brehwens K, Staaf E, Haghdoost S, González AJ, Wojcik A. Cytogenetic damage in cells exposed to ionizing radiation under conditions of a changing dose rate. Radiat Res. 2010 Mar;173(3):283-9.
  17. Tsukimoto M, Homma T, Ohshima Y, Kojima S. Involvement of purinergic signaling in cellular response to gamma radiation. Radiat Res. 2010 Mar;173(3):298-309.
  18. Kiang JG, Jiao W, Cary LH, Mog SR, Elliott TB, Pellmar TC, Ledney GD. Wound trauma increases radiation-induced mortality by activation of iNOS pathway and elevation of cytokine concentrations and bacterial infection. Radiat Res. 2010 Mar;173(3):319-32.
  19. Kitajima S, Nakamura H, Adachi M, Ijichi K, Yasui Y, Saito N, Suzuki M, Kurita K, Ishizaki K. AT cells show dissimilar hypersensitivity to heavy-ion and X-rays irradiation. J Radiat Res (Tokyo). 2010 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  20. Galati G, Pelle G, Berthoz A, Committeri G. Multiple reference frames used by the human brain for spatial perception and memory. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Ji JT, So RH, Cheung RT. Isolating the effects of vection and optokinetic nystagmus on optokinetic rotation-induced motion sickness. Hum Factors. 2009 Oct;51(5):739-51.
  22. Buytaert KI, Nooij SA, Neyt X, Migeotte PF, Vanspauwen R, Van de Heyning PH, Wuyts FL. A new model for utricular function testing using a sinusoidal translation profile during unilateral centrifugation. Audiol Neurootol. 2010 Mar 4;15(6):343-52. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  23. Brasher KS, Dew AB, Kilminster SG, Bridger RS. Occupational stress in submariners: The impact of isolated and confined work on psychological well-being. Ergonomics. 2010 Mar;53(3):305-13.
  24. Kilian KA, Bugarija B, Lahn BT, Mrksich M. Geometric cues for directing the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print] Note: This article may be obtained online without charge.
  25. Arnadóttir J, Chalfie M. Eukaryotic mechanosensitive channels. Annu Rev Biophys. 2010 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  26. Ahmed WW, Kural MH, Saif TA. A novel platform for in situ investigation of cells and tissues under mechanical strain. Acta Biomater. 2010 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]
  27. Wang XX, Liu XH, Kong RR, Wang L, Qian LJ. [Research on injury of myocardium in rats induced by tail suspension and its mechanism] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):317-21. Chinese. Note: Bibliographic information, and usually an abstract, for the individual papers in this journal is available at the links given with the individual citations. Journal main site.
  28. Wang DS, Tang GH, Yuan M, Li ZL, Tan C, Wang HJ, Yuan M. [Anti-effects of X-prescription on cardiovascular deconditioning in rats after 7 d tail suspension] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):328-31. Chinese.
  29. Huang QS, Li Q, Huang Y, Shang P, Zhang MJ. [Effects of simulated weightlessness on human NK cell cytotoxicity] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):332-5. Chinese.
  30. Zhu C, Sun XQ, Yao YJ, Zhang S, Wang L, Li YM. [Changes of human heart rate and respiratory response under short arm centrifuge +Gz loads with exercise loads] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):336-40. Chinese.
  31. Yin HC, Xue XP, Yang H, Xie YW, Tang RH, Su J, Song K, Huyan T, Wang H. [Study on biological effects of simulated microgravity on bacteria] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):341-6. Chinese.
  32. Ma C, Tan C, Zhang CL, Yang JX, Li ZX. [Bone remodeling simulation research based on self-organizational control process] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):347-50. Chinese.
  33. Liu ZQ, Yuan XG, Fan YB, Liu W, Kang WY. [Comparison of expert and novice eye movement behaviors during simulated landing flight] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):358-61. Chinese.
  34. Han HY, Jiang J, Cao JF, Liu Q. [Effect of cabin air supply mode on air velocity distribution] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):362-7. Chinese.
  35. Liang Z, Shen HG, Zhang JL, Lu YJ. [Impact of air supply in task air conditioning on manned spacecraft cabin's air quality] Space Med Med Eng (Beijing). 2009 Oct;22(5):368-73. Chinese.