Compositions and methods for reducing or preventing fertilization in fish and birds

Robert Brown (Inventor), Bill Pohajdak (Inventor), Leslie Maclaren (Inventor), Janet Horrocks (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Disclosed is an immunocontraceptive vaccine composition comprising a teleost homolog of zona pellucida (TH-ZP), together with a pharmaceutically acceptable diluent or carrier, for reducing or preventing fertilization in a fish, and a method for its use. Also disclosed is an immunocontraceptive vaccine composition comprising an antigen from an inner perivitelline layer (IPVL), together with a pharmaceutically acceptable diluent or carrier, for reducing or preventing fertilization in a bird, and a method for its use.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberCA2356452A1
IPCA61K 39/00
Priority date22/12/98
Filing date22/12/99
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jun 2000

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