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The Impact of Spaceflight on Arabidopsis: Deep Sequencing and DNA Arrays as Collaborative Readouts of the Transcriptome of Arabidopsis Seedlings and Undifferentiated Cells in Space (NNX11AE48G)
Principal Investigator
Research Area:
Plant biology
Species Studied
Scientific Name: Arabidopsis thaliana Species: Mouse-ear cress

The overall goal of our program is to understand fundamental molecular biological responses to extraterrestrial environments. In that context, the goal of this proposal is to compare and contrast the gene expression responses within two forms of Arabidopsis: whole, etiolated seedlings, and undifferentiated cells in culture.

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Spaceflight transcriptomes: unique responses to a novel environment. [DOI]

Data Information
Data Availability
Archive is complete. No data sets are available for this experiment. Please Contact LSDA if you know of available data for this investigation.

Mission/Study Information
Mission Launch/Start Date Landing/End Date Duration
STS-131 04/05/2010 04/20/2010 15 days

Additional Information
Managing NASA Center
Kennedy Space Center (KSC)
Responsible NASA Representative
Kennedy Space Center LSDA Level 3
Project Manager: Martha Del Alto
Institutional Support
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Proposal Date
Proposal Source
2009 Space Life Sciences