USED SCIENCE HARDWARE:
- TUBUL experiment containers (8 units)
Each of the experiment containers includes a
plunger box unit filled with plant cultures.
- TUBUL activation unit
- TUBUL Biokit
for return of the experiment results to the ground.
- KUBIK AMBER is a thermally insulated container
(incubator) with a set of mounting slots for TUBUL
experiment containers with the insert centrifuge.
- KUBIK TOPAS is a thermally insulated container
(incubator) with a set of mounting slots for the
upload of the filled TUBUL experiment containers
to ISS RS.
- Electronics units
- Memory modules
- AQUARIUS incubator
for stowage of the experiment containers till
the beginning of the experiment.
Study of the effect of microgravity on the cytoskeleton
of individual walled plant cells.
Cultivation of plant cells in suspension culture
(wild type Nicotiana tabaccum) and chemical
fixation of these plant cells at different time points
Cultivated plant cells of wild type Nicotiana
tabaccum in TUBUL experiment containers.