Revealing Genotypical Characteristics, Defining Individual Differences in Resistance of Biological Organisms to Factors of Long Duration Space Flight (Poligen (Polygene)) - 08.20.14

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Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)

  • O. M. Larina, 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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    ISS Expedition Duration
    November 2000 - September 2013

    Expeditions Assigned
    1,7,19/20,21/22,23/24,27/28,29/30,31/32,35/36

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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview
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    Description
    Defining genetic criteria for revealing living organisms with a maximum possible resistance to extreme conditions of a prolonged space flight.

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    Applications

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    Operations

    Operational Requirements
    Drozofila kit containing object under study (fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaser).

    Operational Protocols
    Identifying an integral structure of genotype of test objects - populations of fruit fly Drosophila melanogaser. Comparing the genetic characteristics obtained with the results of investigating fruit fly capability to endure space flights.

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    Results/More Information
    Search for genetic criteria for revealing living organisms with a maximum possible resistance extreme conditions of a prolonged space flight.

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    Related Websites
    Coordinating Scientific and Technical Council of the Russian Space Agency [Russian]
    Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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    Imagery

    image Drozofila kit.
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    image One of the Drozofila containers.
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