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ABBREVIATIONS & OTHER USEFUL LABORATORY TERMS

 

Antigen Ag
Applications APPS

Applications

APPS

Armenian Hamster

Ar

Baboon

Bab

Baculovirus expression

BV

Bioassay

Bio

Bovine

Bov

Carbocyanin

Cy

Carbocyanin 3

Cy3

Carbocyanin 5

Cy5

Cesium Chloride

CsCl

Chicken

Ck

Confocal microscopy

CFM

Cytotoxicity

Cyt

Dalton

Da

Deoxyribonucleic acid

DNA

Dictiostylium

Dic

Drosophila melanogaster

Dm

Electron Microscopy

EM

Electrophoresis

EP

Electrophoretic mobility shift assay

EMSA

Enzyme Activity Assay

EAA

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

ELISA

Ethidium Bromide

EtBr

Flow cytometry

FCM

Fluorescence activated cell sorting

FACS

Fluorescence microscopy

FM

Fluorescein isothiocyanate

FITC

Gel Shift Assay

EMSA

Goat

Gt

Guinea Pig

Gp

Hamster

Ham

Horse

Hs

Human

Hu

Immunocytochemistry

ICC

Immunofluorescence

IF

Immunoglobulin

Ig

Immunoglobulin Class A

IgA

Immunoglobulin Class D

IgD

Immunoglobulin Class E

IgE

Immunoglobulin Class G

IgG

Immunoglobulin Class M

IgM

Immunohistochemistry

IHC

Immunoprecipitation

IP

In situ hybridization

ISH

Kilodalton

KDa

Mouse

Ms

Not applicable

NA

No Good

NG

Non-human primate

NHP

Not done

ND

Not enough to count

NETC

Not important

NI

Not worth counting

NWC

Northern blot

NB

Phycoerythrin

PE

Polymerase chain reaction

PCR

Porcine

Sus

Rabbit

Rb

Ribonucleic Acid

RNA

Radioimmunoassay

RIA

Sheep

Sh

Small interfering RNA

siRNA

Southern blot

SB

Too numerous to count

TNTC

Western Blot

WB

Xenopus

Zen

Yeast

Yst

Zebrafish

Zf