A successful closed aquatic ecosystem in SZ-8 mission

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Autorinnen und Autoren: Li X, Wang G, Richter P, Liu Y, Schuster M, Lebert M
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2012


Aquatic ecosystem is a useful means to explore complex interaction among different species, and data got from this kind of system can be used to re-constructer or bio-remedy damaged ecosystem or explore other planet, such as Mars. To deeply investigate interactions of different species in space environment, we established a closed aquatic ecosystem of 60 milliliter with Chlorella, Euglena and Bulinus. As a major oxygen producer, Euglena was put into the lower chamber. The initial concentration of Euglena was adjusted to 40000 cells per milliliter to avoid damage of high oxygen concentration to other organisms. As a secondary oxygen producer and food provider, Chlorella was put into the upper chamber together with 3 bulinus. The initial concentration of Chlorella was 3.2*105 cells per milliliter. After 17.5 days of duration, the system run well with 1 bulinus alive in the spaceflight group and all kept alive in the ground control.

FAU-Autorinnen und Autoren / FAU-Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber

Lebert, Michael PD Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie
Richter, Peter Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie
Schuster, Martin
Lehrstuhl für Zellbiologie

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Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) / 中国科学院


Li, X., Wang, G., Richter, P., Liu, Y., Schuster, M., & Lebert, M. (2012). A successful closed aquatic ecosystem in SZ-8 mission. Mysore, IN.

Li, Xiaoyan, et al. "A successful closed aquatic ecosystem in SZ-8 mission." Proceedings of the 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Mysore 2012.


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