International Space Station

AlloSource Supports NASA And Jet Propulsion Laboratory On Microbial Study

Centennial, CO — August 25, 2016 — AlloSource, one of the nation’s largest providers of skin, bone and soft tissue allografts for use in surgical procedures and the world’s largest processor of cellular bone allografts, worked with NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on microbial research that could help improve medical care for astronauts in space. AlloSource collaborated with NASA and JPL scientists on a study to characterize the effects of zero gravity on antibiotic resistant genes in microorganisms taken from the International Space Station (ISS). In this role, AlloSource assisted in describing antimicrobial capabilities of microbes isolated from…