Soluble Protein Crystallization: Obtaining Crystals of Soluble Proteins FcgIII and FcgeII with a Perfect Crystal Structure (SPC) - 12.03.13
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Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
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Information PendingISS Expedition Duration
December 2001 - June 2002Expeditions Assigned
4Previous ISS Missions
Obtaining crystals of soluble proteins FcgIII and FcgeII with a highly perfect crystal structure.
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CPCF-2 module for accommodating 8 experimental reactors, where the processes of protein preparation growth are implemented, thermal insulation container for passive thermostatting CPCF-2 during delivery and return to Earth, activation mechanism for activating/deactivating crystallization processes in experimental reactors placed inside a sealed CPCF-2 module.Operational Protocols
Obtaining high-quality protein monocrystals that are needed for ground X-ray structure analysis with high resolution.
The result of the space experiment is a CPCF-2 module with crystals grown in zero gravity. X-ray structure analysis of protein crystals obtained in space flight will be used in developing in developing a new generation of drugs.
CPCF-2 module with thermal insulators.
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