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Document ID (ISN)43810
CIS number 85-880
ISSN - Serial title 0095-6562 - Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barone R.P., Caren L.D.
Title The immune system: effects of hypergravity and hypogravity
Bibliographic information Nov. 1984, Vol.55, No.11, p.1063-1068. 35 ref.
Abstract A literature review of the effects on the immune system of abnormal gravity, either simulated on the surface of the earth or during actual spaceflight. Both positive and negative effects were found, with stress being a possible confusing factor. Most of the experiments reported on involved animals.
Descriptors (primary) gravity; free fall; space travel; immunobiological changes; weightlessness
Descriptors (secondary) animal experiments; literature survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Space travel