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


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

September 1, 2015
October 8, 2015
December 1, 2015
bacterial monitoring, culture independent approach, international space station
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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