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JDR Vol.10 No.6 pp. 1035-1039
(2015)
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2015.p1035

Review:

Bacterial Monitoring in the International Space Station – “Kibo”

Tomoaki Ichijo, Nobuyasu Yamaguchi, and Masao Nasu

Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University
1-6 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

Received:
September 1, 2015
Accepted:
October 8, 2015
Published:
December 1, 2015
Keywords:
bacterial monitoring, culture independent approach, international space station
Abstract

Since 2009, we have been continuously performing bacterial monitoring in Kibo, the Japanese Experiment Module of the International Space Station (ISS), in cooperation with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). The objective of this research is to monitor microbes and analyze their dynamics in Kibo from environmental microbiological viewpoints. In this review, we summarize our research related to bacterial monitoring in Kibo.

Cite this article as:
T. Ichijo, N. Yamaguchi, and M. Nasu, “Bacterial Monitoring in the International Space Station – “Kibo”,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.10, No.6, pp. 1035-1039, 2015.
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