EGFR

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor

EPO

European Patent Office


FDA

Food and Drug Administration


GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GFP

Green Fluorescent Protein

GM

Genetically Modified

GMO

Genetically Modified Organism


HA

Haemagglutinin

HHS

Department of Health and Human Services

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HPLC

High-performance Liquid Chromatography

HTS

High-throughput Screening

HUGO

Human Genome Organization


IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

ICGEB

International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

ICT

Information and Computer Technology

INPI

National Patent Office of Brazil

ISAAA

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications


MAMP

Microbe-associated Molecular Pattern

MDI

Metered-dose Inhaler

MEMS

Microelectromechanical Systems

miRNA

Micro-ribonucleic Acid

mRNA

Messenger Ribonucleic Acid


NA

Neuraminidase

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NASSCOM

National Association of Software and Services Companies

NMR

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

NPT

Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

NRC

National Research Council

NSABB

National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSDD

National Security Decision Directive

NSG

Nuclear Suppliers Group



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