Investigation of the Effects of Space Flight Factors on Bacteriophages (Bacteriophage) - 12.03.13
Science Objectives for Everyone
Study of space flight factors effect on medical, diagnostic and genetic characteristics.
Science Results for Everyone
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)Sponsoring Organization
Information PendingResearch Benefits
Information PendingISS Expedition Duration:
October 2009 - September 2010Expeditions Assigned
21/22,23/24Previous ISS Missions
Provision of the ground reproduction and the result of bacteriophages on sensitive cultures. Test of bacteriophages delivery and exposure conditions in a space flight. Investigation of biological and genetical characteristics of bacteriophages. Provision of the clone collection with heritable deviations in morphological characteristics. Production of strains with a new spectrum of lytic effect.
Information PendingEarth Applications
Bacteriofage will use the Case Bioecologia and Thermostat Cryogem-03.Operational Protocols
Bacteriophages with biological and physical and chemical characteristics changed will be used for medical and diagnostic purposes as well as for genetic investigations.