Investigation of the Effects of Space Flight Factors on Bacteriophages (Bacteriophage) - 11.22.16

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Science Objectives for Everyone
Study of space flight factors effect on medical, diagnostic and genetic characteristics.
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The following content was provided by S. Yu. Pchelintsev, V G. Popov, G. Y. Scherbakov, M.D., and is maintained in a database by the ISS Program Science Office.
Experiment Details


Principal Investigator(s)
S. Yu. Pchelintsev, Biopreparat, Russia
V G. Popov, Russia
G. Y. Scherbakov, M.D., Biopreparat, 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
October 2009 - September 2010

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Experiment Description

Research Overview
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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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Space Applications
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Earth Applications
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Operational Requirements and Protocols
Bacteriofage will use the Case Bioecologia and Thermostat Cryogem-03.

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Decadal Survey Recommendations

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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
Energia - Science Research on the ISS Russian Segment

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