Revealing Genotypical Characteristics, Defining Individual Differences in Resistance of Biological Organisms to Factors of Long Duration Space Flight (Poligen (Polygene)) - 09.02.15

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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 1
November 2000 - March 2001; April 2003 - October 2003; April 2009 - September 2010; March 2011 - September 2012; March 2013 - September 2013; September 2014 - September 2015

Expeditions Assigned
1,7,19/20,21/22,23/24,27/28,29/30,31/32,35/36,41/42,43/44

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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
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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