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Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats. Microbial Evolution and Co-Adaptation: A Tribute to the Life and Scientific Legacies of Joshua Lederberg: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2009.

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Microbial Evolution and Co-Adaptation: A Tribute to the Life and Scientific Legacies of Joshua Lederberg: Workshop Summary.

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BAcronyms

AI

autoinducer

AMD

acid mine drainage

BLAST

Basic Local Alignment Search Tool

BSE

bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Bt

Bacillus thuringiensis

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CGEPs

cellular genes exploited by pathogens

CISAC

Committee on International Security and Arms Control

CPV

canine parvovirus

CRISPR

clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOE

Department of Energy

DTRA

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

EID

emerging infectious disease

ESCRT

endosomal sorting complexes required for transport

EST

expressed sequence tag

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FASEB

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

FEMS

Federation of European Microbiological Societies

FISH

fluorescence in situ hybridization

FPV

feline panleukopenia virus

GEBA

Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea

GI

gastrointestinal

GSV

gene search vector

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HPS

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

HPSD-18

Homeland Security Presidential Directive-18

HTLV

human T-cell lymphoma virus

IDSA

Infectious Diseases Society of America

IHR

International Health Regulations

IOM

Institute of Medicine

JAMA

Journal of the American Medical Association

JID

Journal of Infectious Diseases

LPS

lipopolysaccharide

MAMP

microbe-associated molecular pattern

MCP

methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein

MDR

multidrug resistant

MRSA

methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCID

National Center for Infectious Diseases

NIAID

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NiV

Nipah virus

NLM

National Library of Medicine

NSF

National Science Foundation

NTS

non-typhoidal salmonellosis

OR

odds ratio

ORF

open reading frame

OSTP

Office of Science and Technology Policy

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

PGN

peptidoglycan

PIGT

proteomic-inferred genome typing

ProMED

Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases

QS

quorum sensing

RHKO

random homozygous knockout

RSV

Rous sarcoma virus

SARS

severe acute respiratory syndrome

SNP

single nucleotide polymorphism

TB

tuberculosis

TIGR

The Institute for Genomic Research

VISA

vancomycin-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus

VRSA

vancomycin-resistent Staphylococcus aureus

WHO

World Health Organization

WNV

West Nile virus

WWTP

wastewater treatment plant

XDR

extensively drug resistant

Copyright © 2009, National Academy of Sciences.
Bookshelf ID: NBK45711
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