, Volume 39, Issue 5, pp 535-539
Date: 11 Oct 2013

Detection of renal and urinary tract proteins in urine before and after space flight

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Abstract

The urine protein composition (proteome) of healthy humans was analyzed using proteomic techniques to obtain data under normal physiological conditions and after six-month space flights. It was shown that, after long space flights, specific minor proteins are revealed in cosmonauts’ urine that can be identified as proteins coming from kidneys and urinary tracts.

Original Russian Text © L.Kh. Pastushkova, K.S. Kireev, A.S. Kononikhin, E.S. Tiys, I.A. Popov, I.V. Dobrokhotov, V.A. Ivanisenko, V.B. Noskov, I.M. Larina, E.N. Nikolaev, 2013, published in Fiziologiya Cheloveka, 2013, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 99–104.