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YUAN Junxia, YIN Hong, MA Lingling, ZHANG Wende, ZHANG Qin, XU Kanyan. Research Progress of Space Microbial Experimental Technologiesormalsize[J]. Journal of Space Science, 2021, 41(2): 286-292. doi: 10.11728/cjss2021.02.286
Citation: YUAN Junxia, YIN Hong, MA Lingling, ZHANG Wende, ZHANG Qin, XU Kanyan. Research Progress of Space Microbial Experimental Technologiesormalsize[J]. Journal of Space Science, 2021, 41(2): 286-292. doi: 10.11728/cjss2021.02.286

Research Progress of Space Microbial Experimental Technologiesormalsize

doi: 10.11728/cjss2021.02.286
  • Received Date: 2019-09-16
  • Rev Recd Date: 2020-08-06
  • Publish Date: 2021-03-15
  • Microorganism is often used as biological model for space life research, extraterrestrial life detection and research on planetary protection due to its simple structure, short growth cycle, fast propagation and easy space loading. With the development of China's space station program, the demand for more advanced microbial space experimental device is becoming more and more urgent. In this study, the microbial techniques which have already been implemented in space environment were investigated, and the progress and trend of space microbial experimental techniques including microbial incubation, preservation, detection, analysis, as well as extraterrestrial life detection were also discussed. Finally, suggestions on the development of space microorganism experiments using China's Space Station in the future are put forward in this paper.


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