Contraceptive Vaccine

A still-hypothetical vaccine which would stimulate production of antibodies that would bind to and interrupt proteins involved in reproduction
References in periodicals archive ?
Nasdaq:ZONA)(PCX:ZNG) announced that data developed by Zonagen has been published in the September 2000 issue of Journal of Reproduction and Fertility indicating the potential of the Company's contraceptive vaccine.
IMMUCON specializes in the contraception and fertility sectors, and is developing a male contraceptive vaccine.
According to IMMUCON, the market for a male reversible contraceptive vaccine with a 12 month efficacy period, is approximately 850 million US$.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) and Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation today announced a licensing agreement for a contraceptive vaccine for women that prevents sperm from fertilizing an egg.
The CDC traces the rumor to the 1994 publication of a report on a small clinical trial in India of a contraceptive vaccine made of HCG and TT.
Rutberg, director of Tufts University's Center for Animals and Public Policy, is leading a team that will inject a contraceptive vaccine into female deer with the goal of reducing the population in the village of Hudson.
Other Contraceptive Methods II-54 Contraceptive Sponges II-54 Today Sponge II-55 Characteristic Features of Today Sponge II-55 Table 13: Efficiency Rates of Today Sponge Based on Usage for 12-Month Period (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-56 Protectaid Sponge II-56 Characteristic Features of Protectaid Sponge II-57 Cervical Caps II-57 Pros and Cons of the Device II-57 Vaginal Contraceptive Film (VCF) II-58 Contraceptive Vaccine II-58 Ortho Evra Weekly Contraceptive Patch II-58 NuvaRing Monthly Vaginal Ring II-58
IVT's first product was SpayVac, a contraceptive vaccine effective in many animals.
O'Rand notes that investigators will need to answer several questions before testing the contraceptive vaccine in people, such as why some of the animals develop high antibodies to Eppin and others failed to regain fertility after the shots.
The trials, in which bait was laced with contraceptive vaccine, began two years ago.