EE enriched environment or environmental enrichment
EFSA European Food Safety Authority
EMMA European Mouse Mutant Archive
ENU ethylnitrosourea
ESC embryonic stem cell
ESLAV European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians
ETS 123 European Convention for the Protection of Vertebrate Animals Used for Experimental and Other Scientific Purposes
EUCOMM European Conditional Mouse Mutagenesis
EUMODIC European Mouse Disease Clinic
FDA US Food and Drug Administration
FELASA Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations
FeSSACAL South American Federation for Laboratory Animal Science
FIMRe Federation of International Mouse Resources
GEMM genetically engineered mouse model
GLP good laboratory practice
GM genetically modified or genetic modification
the Guide Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (NRC report)
HO Home Office (UK)
HVAC heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
IACLAM International Association of Colleges of Laboratory Animal Medicine
IACUC institutional animal care and use committee
IATA International Air Transport Association
ICCVAM Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods
ICH International Council on Harmonization
ICLAS International Council for Laboratory Animal Science
IKMC International Knockout Mouse Consortium
iPS induced pluripotent stem [cell]
IRAC Interagency Research Animal Committee
JAX Jackson Laboratory
JCLAM Japanese College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
KOMP Knockout Mouse Project
LAM laboratory animal medicine
LAR Live Animals Regulations
MMRRC Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers
MOU memorandum of understanding
MSM Mus musculus molossinus
MTA materials transfer agreement
NACLAR National Advisory Committee for Laboratory Animal Research (Singapore)
NC3Rs UK National Center for Replacement, Refinement, and Reduction of Animals in Research
NCRR National Center for Research Resources (at US NIH)

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