Human Life Research on ISS Russian Segment

Parodont Experiment


Objective:

Investigation of parodontium tissue state in space flight conditions.

Tasks:

  • Determination of immunoglobulin concentration in oral fluid
  • Determination of an antibodies and pathogenic microflora ratio
  • Investigation of the nature of parodontium microflora
  • Development of parodontium disease prophylactic

Science Hardware Used:

Saliva-A Parodont Kit
for sampling saliva from oral cavity
Parodont Kit with test tubes for sampling from a frontal tooth surface Criogem-03 freezer

Expected Results:

  • Determination of parodontium microbiocenosis and local immunity state
  • Improvement of a cosmonaut's maxillodental system state