14. Biotechnology and Fertility Regulation

  1. Zhihua Jiang2 and
  2. Troy L. Ott3
  1. Valéria Conforti

Published Online: 6 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813810898.ch14

Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals

Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals

How to Cite

Conforti, V. (2010) Biotechnology and Fertility Regulation, in Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals (eds Z. Jiang and T. L. Ott), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813810898.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Animal Sciences, Center for Reproductive Biology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6351, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Dairy and Animal Sciences, Center for Reproductive Biology and Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA

Author Information

  1. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1399, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 14 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813817842

Online ISBN: 9780813810898

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Keywords:

  • biotechnology and fertility regulation;
  • immunocontraception and immunosterilization - animal fertility control methods;
  • vaccine development aspects - safety;
  • antigen encapsulation in polymers - antigen delivery system;
  • vaccine administration routes - injectable contraceptive vaccine;
  • chemical conjugation - in antifertility (AF) vaccines;
  • adjuvant choice and role - augmenting immune response to an antigen;
  • LHRH - luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone and role

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic aspects in vaccine development

  • Specific aspects in vaccine development

  • Sperm antigens

  • Zona pellucida antigens

  • LHRH antigens

  • Future research directions

  • References