Editor's note:The following list of 49 journal articles is a subset of life science research focusing on microgravity and spaceflight published in 2006. This is derived from a simple keyword search using PubMed.
Sensorimotor investigations for the Mars Gravity Biosatellite: A rotating spacecraft for partial gravity research, Brain ResDoes reduced gravity alter cellular response to ionizing radiation?, Radiat Environ Biophys.Effects of microgravity on cell cytoskeleton and embryogenesis, Int J Dev Biol.Osteocyte apoptosis is induced by weightlessness in mice and precedes osteoclast recruitment and bone loss, J Bone Miner Res.The proteomics of weightlessness, J Proteome Res.Simulated weightlessness changes the cytoskeleton and extracellular matrix proteins in papillary thyroid carcinoma cells, Cell Tissue Res.Lower body negative pressure vs. lower body positive pressure to prevent cardiac atrophy after bed rest and spaceflight. What caused the controversy?, J Appl Physiol.Muscle metaboreflex contribution to cardiovascular regulation during dynamic exercise in microgravity: insights from the STS-107 Columbia Shuttle Mission, J PhysiolWeightlessness and skeleton homeostasis, Hormones (Athens Greece)Phosphenes in low earth orbit: survey responses from 59 astronauts, Aviat Space Environ Med.Induction of three-dimensional assembly and increase in apoptosis of human endothelial cells by simulated microgravity: Impact of vascular endothelial growth factor, Apoptosis.Decision analysis in aerospace medicine: costs and benefits of a hyperbaric facility in space, Aviat Space Environ Med.NASA and the search for life in the universe, EndeavourPositive visual phenomena in space: A scientific case and a safety issue in space travel, Vision Res.Shielding space travelers, Scientific AmericanRaman spectroscopy in astrobiology, Anal Bioanal Chem.NASA and the emergence of new surgical technologies, J Surg Res.Considerations for non-invasive in-flight monitoring of astronaut immune status with potential use of MEMS and NEMS devices, Life Sci.Renal stone risk in a simulated microgravity environment: impact of treadmill exercise with lower body negative pressure, J Urol.A Murine Model for Bone Loss from Therapeutic and Space-Relevant Sources of Radiation, J Appl Physiol.Hypergravity Resistance Training as a Countermeasure to Microgravity: Evolution of the Space Cycle, Med Sci Sports Exerc.Medical qualification of a commercial spaceflight participant: not your average astronaut, Aviat Space Environ Med.Microgravity effects on leaf morphology, cell structure, carbon metabolism and mRNA expression of dwarf wheat, PlantaProteomics and Genomics of Microgravity, Physiol Genomics.Effects of simulated microgravity on the morphology and function of neonatal porcine cell clusters cultured with and without Sertoli cells, Cell Transplant.Effect of tail-suspension on the reproduction of adult male rats, Zhonghua Nan Ke XueRADIATION DOSIMETRY FOR MICROBIAL EXPERIMENTS IN THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION USING DIFFERENT ETCHED TRACK AND LUMINESCENT DETECTORS, Radiat Prot DosimetryOBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF CHANGES IN LEFT VENTRICULAR AND ATRIAL VOLUMES DURING PARABOLIC FLIGHT USING REAL-TIME THREE-DIMENSIONAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, J Appl Physiol.Exposure to modeled microgravity induces metabolic idleness in malignant human MCF-7 and normal murine VSMC cells, FEBS LettSkeletal muscle atrophy increases cell proliferation in mice gastrocnemius during the first week of hindlimb suspension, Eur J Appl Physiol.Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilation of Cerebral Arteries Is Altered With Simulated Microgravity Through Nitric Oxide Synthase and EDHF Mechanisms, J Appl Physiol.Reduction of anabolic signals and alteration of osteoblast nuclear morphology in microgravity, J Cell Biochem.The influence of space flights on water-electrolytes turnover and its regulation, Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova.Gradient-driven fluctuations experiment: fluid fluctuations in microgravity, Appl Opt.Vital Capacity, Respiratory Muscle Strength and Pulmonary Gas Exchange during Long-Duration Exposure to Microgravity, J Appl Physiol.Occlusion, sternocleidomastoid muscle activity, and body sway: a pilot study in male astronauts, CranioThe SOS-LUX-TOXICITY-Test on the International Space Station, Res Microbiol.Inhibition of active lymph pump by simulated microgravity in rats, Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol.Roles of the vestibular system in controlling arterial pressure in conscious rats during a short period of microgravity, Neurosci Lett.Ground-based methods reproduce space-flight experiments and show that weak vibrations trigger microtubule self-organisation, Biophys Chem.Functional recovery of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in modeled microgravity, FASEB J.Cardiorespiratory responses to physical work during and following 17 days of bed rest and spaceflight, J Appl Physiol.Vasorelaxation in space, Hypertension.Considerations for non-invasive in-flight monitoring of astronaut immune status with potential use of MEMS and NEMS devices, Life Sci.Renal stone risk in a simulated microgravity environment: impact of treadmill exercise with lower body negative pressure, J Urol.A Murine Model for Bone Loss from Therapeutic and Space-Relevant Sources of Radiation, J Appl Physiol.Comparison of Cell Body Size and Oxidative Enzyme Activity in Motoneurons between the Cervical and Lumbar Segments in the Rat Spinal Cord after Spaceflight and Recovery, Neurochem ResMonitoring and telemedicine support in remote environments and in human space flight, Br J Anaesth.Cancer risk from exposure to galactic cosmic rays: implications for space exploration by human beings, Lancet Oncol.
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