Biotechnological research on ISS Russian Segment

Experiment Structura


Objective:

Study of physical processes of protein crystallization to obtain protein monocrystals perfect in structure and suitable for X-ray structure analysis and to identify their structure in the interests of fundamental science, medicine and biotechnology.

Tasks:

  • Obtain protein monocrystals perfect in structure and suitable for X-ray structure analysis and identify their structure for the benefit of fundamental science, medicine and biotechnology.
  • Develop recommendations and input data to provide commercial biocrystal growth on the ISS RS.

Science Hardware Used :

  • Equipment Luch 2.

Experiment Results:

Protein crystals grown by means of equipment Luch-2 and returned to the ground.