Transfer of Molecules of DNA by Conjugation in Space Flight (Plazmida (Plasmid)) - 01.09.14

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

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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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    Research Benefits
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    ISS Expedition Duration:
    April 2004 - September 2013

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    Experiment Description

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

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    Space Applications
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    Earth Applications
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    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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