ESPGHAN

European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition


FAE

follicle-associated epithelium

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

Fiaf

fastin-induced adipocyte factor

FISH

fluorescent in-situ hybridization

FLS

flagellin sensitivity


GALT

gut-associated lymphoid tissue

GBBS

Group B beta-hemolytic Streptococcus

GE

gastroesophageal

GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

GF

germ-free

GI

gastrointestinal

GPI

glycosylphatidylinositol

GRAS

generally recognizable as safe


HAART

highly active antiretroviral therapy

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HLA

human lymphocyte antigen


IBD

inflammatory bowel disease

IgA

immunoglobulin A

IgG

immunoglobulin G

IFN

interferon

IL

interleukin

IND

investigational new drug

IOM

Institute of Medicine

ISAPP

International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics

IVET

in vivo expression technology


LPL

lipoprotein lipase

LPS

lipopolysaccharide

LRR-TM

leucine-rich repeat transmembrane


MALT

mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue

MEMS

microelectromechanical systems


NBS LRR

nucleotide-binding site plus leucine-rich repeat

NCBI

National Centre for Biotechnology Information



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