Acronyms

ADCC

antibody-dependent cell cytoxicity

BAC

bacterial artificial chromosome

BHK

baby hamster kidney

cDNA

complementary DNA

CHO

Chinese hamster ovary

CNTF

ciliary neurotrophic factor

CSF

colony-stimulating factor

dsRNA

double-stranded RNA

EDTA

ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid

ELISA

enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

EPO

erythropoietin

FGF

fibroblast growth factor

FSH

follicle-stimulating hormone

GDNF

glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor

GH

growth hormone

hCG

human chorionic gonadotrophin

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HPLC

high-performance liquid chromatography

IGF

insulin-like growth factor

ISRE

interferon-stimulated response element

JAK

Janus kinase

LAF

lymphocyte activating factor

LIF

leukaemia inhibitory factor

LPS

lipopolysaccharide

MHC

major histocompatibility complex

MPS

mucopolysaccharidosis

mRNA

messenger RNA

PDGF

platelet-derived growth factor

PEG

polyethylene glycol

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ACRONYMS

PTK

protein tyrosine kinase

PTM

post-translational modification

rDNA

recombinant DNA

RNAi

RNA interference

rRNA

ribosomal RNA

SDS

sodium dodecyl sulfate

ssRNA

single-stranded RNA

STATs

signal transducers and activators of transcription

TNF

tumour necrosis factor

tPA

tissue plasminogen activator

tRNA

transfer RNA

WAP

whey acid protein

WFI

water for injections

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