Effect of Weightlessness on Processes of Regeneration by Electrophysiological and Morphological Factors (Regeneratsia-Planaria (Regeneration-Girardia)) - 10.21.14

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Regeneratsiya (Regeneration) grew planarian worms on microgravity.

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Experiment Details


Principal Investigator(s)

  • G. I. Gorgiladze, Ph.D., Institute of Medical and Biological Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences (IMBP RAS), Russia

  • Co-Investigator(s)/Collaborator(s)
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    Sponsoring Space Agency
    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

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    Research Benefits
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    ISS Expedition Duration
    April 2005 - October 2008

    Expeditions Assigned

    Previous ISS Missions
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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview
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    Assessment of zero-gravity impact on the structural and functional regeneration of the damaged organs and tissues of the animals involved in the experiment.

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    Space Applications
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    Earth Applications
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    Operational Requirements
    Planaria incubators, ART Pouch.

    Operational Protocols
    Divide animals and record regeneration results.

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    Results/More Information
    Information about the regeneration of the damaged organs and tissues obtained during conduct of model experiments on the animals exposed to zero-gravity conditions during a long time will prove to be helpful for developing the measures for flight medical support.

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    Related Websites
    Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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