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Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Assessing Interactions Among Social, Behavioral, and Genetic Factors in Health; Hernandez LM, Blazer DG, editors. Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature/Nurture Debate. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2006.

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Genes, Behavior, and the Social Environment: Moving Beyond the Nature/Nurture Debate.

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5-HT T

serotonin transporter 5-hydroxytryptamine

A1AT

alpha-1-antitrypsin

ACTH

adrenocorticotropin hormone

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADR

adverse drug reaction

ANS

autonomic nervous system

ApoE

apolipoprotein E

ATM

ataxia telangiectasia mutated

AVP

arginine vasopressin

BEN

“Benin” β-globin gene haplotype

BIND

Biomolecular Interactions Newtwork Database

BMI

body mass index

bp

base pairs

BRCA1

Breast Cancer Gene 1

BRCA2

Breast Cancer Gene 2

CAR

“Central African Republic” β-globin gene haplotype

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CF

cystic fibrosis

CGAP

Cancer Genome Anatomy Project

CLIA

Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

CNS

central nervous system

CPS

Current Population Study

CRF

corticotropin releasing factor

CRH

corticotropin-releasing hormone

CRISP

Computer Retrieval on Information on Scientific Projects

CRP

C-reactive protein

CVD

cardiovascular disease

CYP

cytochrome P450

CYP2D6

cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily D, polypeptide 6

CYP3A4

cytochrome P450, family 3, subfamily A, polypeptide 4

dbSNP

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Database

DES

diethylstilbestrol

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DRD4

dopamine receptor D4

DVT

deep vein thrombosis

EAE

experimental allergic encephalomyelitis

EC

Enzyme Commission

EcoCyc

Encyclopedia of Escherichia Coli K-12 Genes and Metabolism

EGP

Environmental Genome Project

ENRICHD

Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease Patients

ER

estrogen receptor a

ERCC2

excision repair cross-complementing group 2

F344

Fischer 344 rat strain

FDR

false discovery rate

FEW

family-wise type I error rates

GAI

Genetic Annotation Initiative

GSF

German National Center for Environment and Health

GSTM1

glutathione S-transferase M1

GSTP1

glutathione S-transferase pi

GSTT1

glutathione S-transferase theta 1

HaploChIP

haplotype-specific chromatin immunoprecipitation

HapMap

International Haplotype Mapping Project

Hb S

sickle hemoglobin

HER2

human epidermal growth factor receptor 2

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HPA

hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal

HUD

Department of Housing and Urban Development

IDR

interdisciplinary research

IL-1

interleukin-1

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IRB

Institutional Review Board

KEGG

Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

LD

linkage disequilibrium

LDL

low-density lipoprotein

LDL-R

low-density lipoprotein receptor

LEW

Lewis rat strain

MALDI-TOF

matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization-time of flight

MAOA

monoamine oxidase A

MC4R

melanocortin 4 receptor

MeSH

medical subject headings

MIAME

Minimum Information About a Microarray Experiment

MIPS

Munich Information Center for Protein Sequences

mRNA

messenger ribonucleic acid

MTO

Moving To Opportunity

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NAT2

N-acetyltransferase 2

NCBI

National Center for Biotechnology Information

NCHS

National Center for Health Statistics

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NHGRI

National Human Genome Research Institute

NIEHS

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

NIGMS

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NMR

nuclear magnetic resonance

NRC

National Research Council

NRSA

National Research Service Act

NSF

National Science Foundation

OBSSR

Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

OC

oral contraceptive

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OMIM

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man

OR

odds ratio

p53

tumor suppressor gene p53

p450

cytochrome P450

PBMC

peripheral blood mononuclear cells

PI

Principle Investigator

PNI

psychoneuroimmunology

PKU

phenylketonuria

P/T

promotion and tenure

RD

risk difference

RFA

Request for Applications

RNA

ribonucleic acid

RR

risk ratio

SAGE

serial analysis of gene expression

SCPD

Promoter Database of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

SCW

streptococcal cell wall

SEI

Socioeconomic Index

SEN

“Senegal” β-globin gene haplotype

SEPA

Science Education Partnership Award

SES

socioeconomic status

SIV

simian immunodeficiency virus

SNP

single nucleotide polymorphism

SNS

sympathetic nervous system

SSRI

selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor

TPMT

thiopurine S-methyltransferase

U.S. DHHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

V1aR

vasopressin-1a receptor

WHO

World Health Organization

WIT

What Is There?

XRCC1

x-ray cross complementing group 1

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