OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OPCW

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons


PCR

Polymerase Chain Reaction

PCT

Patent Cooperation Treaty

PDB

Protein Data Bank

pMDI

Propellant Metered-dose Inhaler


qPCR

Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction


REDI

Regional Emerging Diseases Intervention Center, Singapore

RISCS

RNA-induced Silencing Complexes

RNA

Ribonucleic Acid

RNAi

Ribonucleic Acid Interference


SAR

Structure-Activity Relationships

SARS

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SARS-CoV

SARS Coronavirus

SCF

Supercritical Fluid

SCNT

Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer

SIPI

State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China

siRNA

Small Interfering Ribonucleic Acid

SNP

Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms


TLR

Toll-like Receptor


UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USPTO

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


VEGF

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor


WMD

Weapons of Mass Destruction

WTO

World Trade Organization



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