USED SCIENCE HARDWARE:
Aquarius-B hardware including:
- Container for Transport / Ascent (CTA-B)
AQUARIUS-B Incubator/VITAMIN D with a set (5)
plunger boxes containing mouse osteoblastic cells
and combined in a single container.
- Container for Transport / Return (CTR-B)
Passive container required for return of a set
of B-containers with cells to the ground.
- Electronics Control Unit (ECU).
Investigation of functional alterations of the small
GTPases of the Rho family (Rho GTPases), central molecular
switches of the intracellular signaling pathways,
in human fibroblasts submitted to microgravity.
Study of functional alterations in fibroblasts submitted
to microgravity conditions by using immunomorphological
B-Container/RHOSIG with 6 plunger boxes containing
cultivated human fibroblasts and ECU memory card.