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Biochemical responses of the Skylab crewmen: An overviewContinuous metabolic and endocrinic monitoring of Skylab crewmen established significant biochemical changes that varied in magnitude and direction but disappeared shortly after return to earth. These changes indicate adaptation by the body to the combined stresses of weightlessness. Transient changes in fluid and electrolyte metabolisms lead to the conclusion that a homeostasis condition had been achieved. Unstable states persisted in the metabolisms of bone mineral, protein, and carbohydrates.
Document ID
19770026859
Document Type
Other
Authors
Leach, C. S.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Rambaut, P. C.
(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1977
Publication Information
Publication: Biomed. Results from Skylab.
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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