Yuriy Fazylov

Yuriy Fazylov

Jul 29, 2014

Group 6 Copy 68
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    One of the major hurdles for creating sustainable life for Mars is the development of radiation hardy plants. Fungi have pigment eumelanin to block ionizing radiation (IR). Melanin protects DNA, proteins, & metabolites from direct IR and from the indirect oxidative damage it causes. This project asks if it is possible to create ionizing radiation-resistant plants using the same pigment from fungi.

    It has nothing to do with SPACE. Thank you creative licence team of experiment dot com.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Creating a Genetic Circuit Control Toolbox

    Synthetic biology studies the design of genetic circuits to program cells to solve problems in areas like medicine...

    Sustainable Living on Mars: Remediation of Martian Soil to Produce Oxygen

    Our high school team hopes to present our Mars colonization project at an international science competition...

    Campaign Ended