Transfer of Molecules of DNA by Conjugation in Space Flight (Plazmida (Plasmid)) - 11.22.16
Plazmida will examine the microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids. Science Results for Everyone
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Vyacheslav Constantinovich Ilyin, 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 2004 - October 2004; April 2007 - October 2008; September 2011 - September 2012; March 2013 - September 2013
Investigation of microgravity effect on the rate of transfer and mobilization of bacteria plasmids.
Operational Requirements and Protocols
Thermal container Biocont-T, Hybridizers Recomb-K Kit with tubes, Thermally insulated refrigerator Kriogem-03M.
Study the conjugation and mobilization process in space. Assess the effect of space flight factors on plasmid DNA transfer rate.
Decadal Survey Recommendations
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Development of a model of gravity effect on conjugation processes and acquisition of new data on mobilization of extrachromosomal heredity factors.^ back to top
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment
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