Plazmida will examine the microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.Principal Investigator(s)
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
Information PendingResearch Benefits
Information PendingISS Expedition Duration:
April 2004 - October 2009Expeditions Assigned
9,15,17,19/20Previous 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.