Biotechnological research on ISS Russian Segment
Creation of new vaccines against dangerous virous diseases, development of the national vaccine against AIDS.
Development tests of the crystallization procedure and production of the crystals of protein-candidate for vaccine against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) under microgravity conditions.
Science Hardware Used :
The crystals grown under space flight conditions in multipurpose crystallization cassettes returned to Earth for a subsequent X-ray crystal analysis.
Creation of a new generation of vaccines against virous infections based upon synthetic proteins with a predetermined antigenicity and immunogenicity.