1984-85 NASA Space/gravitational Biology Accomplishments
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, 1985 - Gravity - 135 pages
Individual technical summaries of research projects of NASA's Space/Gravitational Biology Program are presented. The summaries for each project include a description of the research, a listing of the accomplishments, and an explanation of the significance of the accomplishments. Bibliographies for each project are also included.
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Introduction The NASA SpaceGravitational
Robert S Bandurski
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Abstract Accomplishments Finding Accomplishments The major acid activity altered amyloplasts animals asymmetric auxin biochemical bone cells bone formation calcium movement calmodulin cell wall cellular centrifuge changes clinostat clinostat rotation culture curvature cytoplasmic decreased Description of Research differential effects elongation zone environmental enzymes ephyrae ethylene experimental fibers function gradient graviceptor gravicurvature graviresponsiveness gravistimulation gravitropic response gravitropism gravity perception gravity receptors gravity-induced gravity-sensing hindlimb suspension hormone hypergravic fields hypergravity hypocotyls hypogravity hypokinetic hypothalamus increase Indole-3-acetic Acid inhibition inhibitors laboratory lateral bud levels mammalian mechanical stress metabolic muscular NASA neural neurons normal occurs organelles organisms osteoblast otoconia Periodontal Ligament Physiologist 27(6 phytochrome plant growth Plant Physiology 75(1 protein protoplasts pulvini rats regulation renin role root cap seedlings sensitivity shoot inversion Significance simulated weightlessness skeletal unloading soleus muscle space Space/Gravitational Biology Program spaceflight statoliths stem studies Suppl temperature tissue uptake upward bending vestibular vestibular system