Transfer of Molecules of DNA by Conjugation in Space Flight (Plazmida (Plasmid)) - 08.20.14
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Plazmida will examine the microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.
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Sponsoring Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)
ISS Expedition Duration
April 2004 - September 2013
Previous ISS Missions
Investigation of microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.
Thermal container Biocont-T, Hybridizers Recomb-K Kit with tubes, Thermally insulated refrigerator Kriogem-03M.
Study the conjugation and mobilization process in space. Assess the effect of space flight factors on plasmid DNA transfer rate.
Coordinating Scientific and Technical Council of the Russian Space Agency [Russian]
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment
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