Chapter 8. Cells of the Immune System in Space (Lymphocytes)

  1. Dr.rer.nat. Enno Brinckmann Senior Biologist2,3
  1. Augusto Cogoli and
  2. Marianne Cogoli-Greuter

Published Online: 18 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527617005.ch8

Biology in Space and Life on Earth: Effects of Spaceflight on Biological Systems

Biology in Space and Life on Earth: Effects of Spaceflight on Biological Systems

How to Cite

Cogoli, A. and Cogoli-Greuter, M. (2007) Cells of the Immune System in Space (Lymphocytes), in Biology in Space and Life on Earth: Effects of Spaceflight on Biological Systems (ed E. Brinckmann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527617005.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    ESA/HME-GPL, ESTEC, Postbus 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands

  2. 3

    ESA (retired), Eschenweg 16, 26789 Leer, Germany

Author Information

  1. Zero-g Life Tec GmbH, Technoparkstr. 1, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406685

Online ISBN: 9783527617005

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Keywords:

  • biology;
  • space;
  • life on earth;
  • lymphocytes in space;
  • activation of T cells;
  • spacelab;
  • ground simulations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Activation of T Cells

  • Earliest Data

  • Spacelab-1, 1983

  • Spacelab D-1, 1985

  • Stratospheric Balloon, 1986

  • Sounding Rockets Maser 3, 1989, and Maser 4, 1990

  • Spacelab Life Sciences SLS-1, 1991

  • Russian MIR Station, Missions 7, 8, 9, 1988–1990

  • Spacelab IML-1, 1992

  • Sounding Rockets Maxus 1B, 1992, and Maxus 2, 1995

  • Spacelab IML-2, 1994

  • Sounding Rocket Maser 9, 2002

  • Shuttle Flight STS-107, Biopack, 2003

  • Ground Simulations

    • Marathon Run and Head-down Tilt Test

    • Clinostats

  • Conclusion