DCLHb—

diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin

DFO—

desferoxamine

DHEA—

dihydroepiandrosterone

DIC—

disseminated intravascular coagulation

DNA—

deoxyribonucleic acid

DNase—

dioxyribonuclease


ECF—

extracellular fluid

eIF—

eukaryotic initiation factor

EKG—

electrocardiogram

EMS—

emergency medical services

eNOS—

endothelial nitric oxide synthase

EPR—

electron paramagnetic resonance

ER—

endoplasmic reticulum


FACS—

flow cytometry

FADD—

Fas-associated death domain

FDA—

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Fe3+

iron

FKBP12—

FK-binding protein

FLICE—

alternate name for caspase-8


GCSF—

granulocyte colony-stimulating factor

GCN2—

an eIF2α kinase

GSSH—

oxidized glutathione


H2

hydrogen

H2O—

water

HES—

hydroxyethyl starch

HIV—

human immunodeficiency virus

HRI—

hemin regulated inhibitor

HSD—

hypertonic saline dextran

HTLV—

human T-cell leukemia virus


ICAM-1—

intracellular adhesion molecule 1

ICAM-2—

intracellular adhesion molecule 2

ICU—

intensive care unit

IGF—

insulin-like growth factor

IL—

interleukin

iNOS—

inducible NO synthase

IOM—

Institute of Medicine

IP-3—

inositol triphosphate

IP-3R—

inositol triphosphate receptors

IRES—

internal ribosome entry site

IRR—

insulin receptor-related receptor



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