Generation of High Efficiency of Microorganisms for the Production of Preparations of Biodegradable Oil, Organophosphorus Material, Measures for the Protection of Plants, as well as, of Exopolysaddharides Uses in the Petroleum Industry (Bioekologia-M (Bioecology-M)) - 08.20.14
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Bioekologiya (Bioecology) seeks to produce improved strains of microorganisms for the manufacture of components such as exopolysaccharides from the biodegradation of oil.
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Sponsoring Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)
ISS Expedition Duration
April 2003 - April 2008
Previous ISS Missions
Investigation into the economically important microbiological objects exposed to space flight factors, including radioactive radiation and charged particles fluxes; production of highly efficient strains-producers of plant protection means, exopolysaccharides, means for biodegradation of the products containing xenobiotics (oil, oil products and organophosphoric substances) polluting environment.
Bioecologia stowage, Independent temperature recorder.
Investigation into effect of space flight factors on physiological and biochemical properties of the microorganism cultures while the Bioekologia stowages are exposed to space flight factors within 1, 3, 6 and 12 months.
The downlinked temperature data (by telemetry generated by nominal temperature sensors located within the equipment accommodation area or by storage unit of independent temperature recorder). Recoverable stowage and independent temperature recorder indicating temperature values within a given time interval returned to Earth.
Zhemchuzhina NS, Kofnova IN, Krasheninnikova TK, Krasheninnikova TK, Lavrikova VV, Sinchurina EV, Smolyanaya GL, Ukraintsev AD. Results of Experiments Conducted by Biokhimmash Space Biotechnology Laboratory. Kosmonavtika i Raketostroenie (Cosmonautics and Rocket Engineering). 2007; 49(4): 103-107.
Ukraintsev AD, Krasheninnikova TK, Krasheninnikova TK, Kofnova IN, Zhemchuzhina NS, Sinchurina EV, Smolyanaya GL, Lavrikova VV. Influence of factors of space flight on properties of bacterial and mushroom cultures at long stay in space in structure of equipment "Bioecology". 6th International Scientific-Practical Conference Manned Spaceflights, Moscow, Russia; 2005 November 10-11
Ground Based Results Publications
Coordinating Scientific and Technical Council of the Russian Space Agency [Russian]
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment
Bioecologia stowage with independent temperature recorder.
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