Condition of Peridontal Tissues in Space Flight (Parodont (Parodentium)) - 01.09.14

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Experiment Details


Principal Investigator(s)

  • Vyacheslav Constantinovich Ilyin, Institute of Medical and Biological Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences (IMBP RAS), Russia
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    Sponsoring Space Agency
    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

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    ISS Expedition Duration:
    November 2000 - October 2003

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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview
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    Investigation of parodontium tissue state in space flight conditions.

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    Space Applications
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    Operational Requirements
    Paradont Saliva Retrieval kit, Criogem freezer.

    Operational Protocols
    Determination of immunoglobulin concentration in oral fluid. Determination of an antibodies and pathogenic microflora ratio. Investigation of the nature of parodontium microflora. Development of parodontium disease prophylactic.

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    Results/More Information
    Determination of parodontium microbiocenosis and local immunity state. The improvement of a cosmonaut's maxillodental system state.

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    image Saliva-A Parodont Kit.
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    image Parodont Kit with test tubes.
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    image Criogem-03 freezer.
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