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.

ISS Crew


Shannon Walker WALKER
Shannon



leg Novitskiy Novitskiy
leg



Petr Dubrov Dubrov
Petr



Mark Vande Hei Vande Hei
Mark



Michael Hopkins Hopkins
Michael



Victor Glover Glover
Victor



Soichi Noguchi Noguchi
Soichi