Transfer of Molecules of DNA by Conjugation in Space Flight (Plazmida (Plasmid)) - 12.03.13
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Plazmida will examine the microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.
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Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
Information PendingResearch Benefits
Information PendingISS Expedition Duration:
April 2004 - September 2013Expeditions Assigned
9,15,16,17,29/30,31/32,35/36Previous ISS Missions
Investigation of microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.
Information PendingEarth Applications
Thermal container Biocont-T, Hybridizers Recomb-K Kit with tubes, Thermally insulated refrigerator Kriogem-03M.Operational Protocols
Study the conjugation and mobilization process in space. Assess the effect of space flight factors on plasmid DNA transfer rate.
Development of a model of gravity effect on conjugation processes and acquisition of new data on mobilization of extrachromosomal heredity factors.
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