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50 Important Abbreviations Used in Biotechnology Field


50 Important Abbreviations

Used in Biotechnology Field 

  1. ABE: Acetone, Butanol, and Ethanol
  2. ATP: Adenosine Triphosphate 
  3. ADP: Adenosine Diphosphate 
  4. AMP: Adenosine Monophosphate 
  5. APP: Adenosine Pyrophosphate
  6. AS-PCR: Allele-Specific Polymerase Chain Reaction 
  7. BACs: Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes 
  8. CBM: Carbohydrate-Binding Module 
  9. CBP: Consolidated Bioprocessing 
  10. cDNA: Complementary Deoxyribonucleic Acid
  11. COD: Chemical Oxygen Demand 
  12. CRISP: Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats 
  13. DRANCO: Dry Anaerobic Composting 
  14. DNA: Deoxyribonucleic Acid 
  15. E.coli : Escherichia coli 
  16. ELISA: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay 
  17. EST: Expressed Sequence Tag 
  18. FBA: Flux Balance Analysis 
  19. FISH: Fluorescent in situ Hybridization 
  20. FRT: Flippase Recognition Target 
  21. GC: Gas Chromatography 
  22. GEMs: Genetically Engineered Microorganisms 
  23. GMOs: Genetically Modified Organisms 
  24. G6PDH: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
  25. GRAS: Generally Regarded As Safe 
  26. GH: Glycosyl hydrolases 
  27. HFCS: High Fructose Corn Syrup 
  28. HPLC: High-Performance Liquid Chromatography 
  29. hnRNA: Heterogeneous Nuclear RNA 
  30. ICM: Inner Cell Mass 
  31. Ig: Immunoglobulin 
  32. IS: Insertion Sequence 
  33. LC: Lignocellulose containing 
  34. MAGE: Multiplex Automated Genome Engineering 
  35. MS: Mass Spectrometry
  36. RBS: Ribosomal Binding Site 
  37. RNA: Ribonucleic Acid
  38. mRNA: Messenger Ribonucleic Acid
  39. tRNA: transfer Ribonucleic Acid
  40. rRNA: ribosomal Ribonucleic Acid
  41. sRNA: small Regulatory Ribonucleic Acid 
  42. NMR: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  43. PPP: Pentose Phosphate Pathway
  44. PUL: Polysaccharide Utilization Loci
  45. PCR: Polymerase Chain Reaction
  46. qPCR: quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction 
  47. RTPCR: Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction 
  48. UTR: Untranslated Region
  49. XP: Xeroderma Pigmentosum 
  50. YAC: Yeast Artificial Chromosomes

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