Interaction of Sprayed Proteins (luciferin and luciferace) By Bioluminescence Image (NIP) - 11.22.16

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Science Objectives for Everyone
Nip (Interacting Protein Clusters) will acquire images of the bioluminescent interaction of atomized clouds of two proteins, luciferin and luciferase plus ATP.
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The following content was provided by A. V. Markov, and is maintained in a database by the ISS Program Science Office.
Experiment Details


Principal Investigator(s)
A. V. Markov, S.P. Korolev RSC Energia, Russia

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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
April 2006 - September 2006

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Experiment Description

Research Overview
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To study the behavior of fluids in microgravity conditions.

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Space Applications
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Earth Applications
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Operational Requirements and Protocols
To study the interaction of two accumulations of sprayed proteins (luciferin and luciferase plus AOD) by their bioluminescence image.

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Decadal Survey Recommendations

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Results/More Information

Video information on the spray process and luminescence of proteins.

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Related Websites
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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image Experimental chamber NIP (with a cable and key), Video camera Sony HVR-Z1Y (with an accumulator), Video cassettes mini DV* (2 pc), Flash card
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