Investigation of the Effects of Space Flight Factors on Bacteriophages (Bacteriophage) - 08.20.14

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Study of space flight factors effect on medical, diagnostic and genetic characteristics.

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The following content was provided by G. Y. Scherbakov, M.D., S. Yu. Pchelintsev, V G. Popov, and is maintained in a database by the ISS Program Science Office.

Experiment Details

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Principal Investigator(s)

  • G. Y. Scherbakov, M.D., Biopreparat, Russia
  • S. Yu. Pchelintsev, Biopreparat, Russia
  • V G. Popov, Russia

  • Co-Investigator(s)/Collaborator(s)
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    Developer(s)
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    Sponsoring Space Agency
    Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)

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    Research Benefits
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    ISS Expedition Duration
    October 2009 - September 2010

    Expeditions Assigned
    21/22,23/24

    Previous ISS Missions
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    Experiment Description

    Research Overview
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    Description
    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.

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    Applications

    Space Applications
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    Earth Applications
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    Operations

    Operational Requirements
    Bacteriofage will use the Case Bioecologia and Thermostat Cryogem-03.

    Operational Protocols
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    Results/More Information
    Bacteriophages with biological and physical and chemical characteristics changed will be used for medical and diagnostic purposes as well as for genetic investigations.

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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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