Transfer of Molecules of DNA by Conjugation in Space Flight (Plazmida (Plasmid)) - 05.13.15

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Science Objectives for Everyone
Plazmida will examine the microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.
Science Results for Everyone
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Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)
Vyacheslav Constantinovich Ilyin, Institute of Medical and Biological Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences (IMBP RAS), Russia

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

Sponsoring Organization
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Research Benefits
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ISS Expedition Duration
April 2004 - September 2013

Expeditions Assigned
9,15,16,17,29/30,31/32,35/36

Previous ISS Missions
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Experiment Description

Research Overview
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Description
Investigation of microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.

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Applications

Space Applications
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Earth Applications
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Operations

Operational Requirements
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.

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Results/More Information

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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Related Websites
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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Imagery

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