Effect of Weightlessness on Processes of Regeneration by Electrophysiological and Morphological Factors (Regeneratsia-Planaria (Regeneration-Girardia)) - 11.22.16
Regeneratsiya (Regeneration) grew planarian worms on microgravity. Science Results for Everyone
Information Pending Experiment Details
G. I. Gorgiladze, Ph.D., Institute of Medical and Biological Problems of Russian Academy of Sciences (IMBP RAS), Russia
Sponsoring Space Agency
Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)
ISS Expedition Duration
April 2005 - October 2007; April 2008 - October 2008
Assessment of zero-gravity impact on the structural and functional regeneration of the damaged organs and tissues of the animals involved in the experiment.
Operational Requirements and Protocols
Planaria incubators, ART Pouch.
Divide animals and record regeneration results.
Decadal Survey Recommendations
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Information about the regeneration of the damaged organs and tissues obtained during conduct of model experiments on the animals exposed to zero-gravity conditions during a long time will prove to be helpful for developing the measures for flight medical support.^ back to top
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment