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LABORATORY PROCEDURES FOR ANIMAL & HUMAN CELL LINES

Appendix

REFERENCE NO: AHC/1998/4/2.2 Appendix 5


TITLE: ABBREVIATIONS - ECACC -


2ME: 2-mercaptoethanol
AA: amino acid
ACTH: adenocorticotropin hormone
BME: Basal medium Eagle
BSA: Bovine serum albumin
BSS: Balanced salt solution
BuDR: Bromodeoxyuridine
BVD: Bovine virus Diarrhoea
CEA: Carcinogenic embryonic antigen
DMEM: Dulbecco's modified minimum essential medium with 4.5g/l glucose
DMSO: Dimethyl sulphoxide
EBV: Epstein Barr Virus
EBCA: Epstein Barr Virus Capsid Antigen
EBNA: Epstein Barr Nuclear Antigen
EDTA: Ethylene diamino tetra acetic acid
EMEM(EBSS): Eagles minimum essential medium with Earle's balanced salt solution
EMEM(HBSS): Eagles minimum essential medium with Hank's balanced salt solution
F10: Ham's F10
F12: Ham's F12
F12K: Modified Ham's F12
FBS: Foetal bovine serum
FCS: Foetal calf serum
FGF: Fibroblast Growth Factor
GMEM: Glasgow's modified minimum essential medium
HAT: Hypoxanthine and aminopterin and thymidine
HS: Horse serum
HuS: Human serum
IBRV: Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus
IL: Interleukin
Iscove's MEM: Iscove's modified DMEM
L-15: Leibovitz's L-15
LS: Lamb serum
MEM: Minimum essential medium (Eagle)
MIGB: M-iodobenzylguanadine
NaP: Sodium pyruvate
NBCS: Newborn calf serum
NEAA: MEM non-essential amino acids (x100)
PBS: Phosphate buffered saline
PHA: Phytohaemagglutinin
PMA: Phorbol myristate acetate
RPMI: Rosewell Park Memorial Institute
SDM: Schneiders Drosophila Medium
SMEM: Spinners modified MEM
TPB: Tryptose phosphate broth
VITS: Vitamines


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