BAM 19 (2&3) 2009

Table of Contents

 

Translational Myology Special Section

Musculoskeletal system and Microgravity

Stefano Schiaffino and Alberta Zallone, Editors



                                
  Editorial               63        Stefano Schiaffino, Alberta Zallone: An italian roadmap to the study of

                                                                           the musculoskeletal system in microgravity

                                 

Articles                  65        Cultured adult muscle fibers in the microgravity environment. The MYO experiment
                                           in the Foton-M3 space flight mission

                                      Susanna Franzoso, Dorianna SandonÓ, Anne Picard, Sandra Furlan, Valerio Gobbo,
                                           Sergio Salvatori, Nicola Elvassore,
Elisa Cimetta, Romeo Betto, Stefano Schiaffino

                               77        Implementation and ground validation of a facility for functional and structural
                                           analysis of proximal upper limb muscles
in microgravity
 
                                    Francesco Pacelli, Antonio Paoli, Valfredo Zolesi, Aleandro Norfini, Alessandro Donati,
                                           Carlo Reggiani


                           87        Mouse Drawer System (MDS): An automated payload for supporting rodent research
                                           on the international space station

                                      Yi Liu, Roberta Biticchi, Michele Cilli, Federica Piccardi, Alessandra Ruggiu, Ranieri
Cancedda


                            97        On ground preflight studies on skeletal muscles from mice kept in
                                           ôMice Drawer Systemö (MDS) payload.

                                      Betto R, Franzoso S, SandonÓ D, Danieli-Betto D,  Balistreri M, Picard A,  Furlan S, Salvatori S, Desaphy JF,
                                           Pierno S, Camerino GM, Dobrowolny G, Antonio Musar˛ A, Schiaffino S, Conte Camerino D.


                          107        The hindlimb unloading model of microgravity differently affects skeletal muscle properties
                                           of young and adult mice.

                                      Antonella Liantonio, Sabata Pierno, Claudio Digennaro, Viviana Giannuzzi, Gianluca Gramegna, 
                                           Jean-Franšois Desaphy, Diana ConteCamerino


                             113        Regulation of muscle disuse atrophy by energy and protein intake in humans. Insights from bed rest studies
                                      Gianni Biolo, Raffaella Antonione, Elena Caliandro, Arianna Piccoli, Sara Mazzucco, Benedetta Massolino,
                                           Michela Zurlo, Anna Past˛, Francesco Agostini


                          117        Qualitative and quantitative adaptations of muscle fibres and muscle protein pattern to 35-days bed rest

                                           Lorenza Brocca, Elena Borina, Maria Antonietta Pellegrino, Roberto Bottinelli


                         127        Osteoclast gene expression and resorption during spaceflight
                                           Roberto Tamma, Graziana Colaianni, Claudia Camerino, Adriana Di Benedetto, Giovanni Greco, Rosaria Vergari,    
                                          Antonella Grano, Lucia Mancini, Alberta Zallone


                            131        Osteoclast apoptosis: Role of TRAIL and its receptors
                                          Silvia Colucci, Giacomina Brunetti, Angela Oranger, Giorgio Mori (1), Alberta Zallone, Maria Grano


                            139        The effect of microgravity on osteoblast metabolism
                                          Nadia Rucci, Mattia Capulli, Anna Rufo, Anna Teti


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