Calcium Chloride Sterilization

Product Overview

Alternative Name: Epididymal Calchlorin

Development Status: Inactive

Target: Male

Mode: Non-hormonal

Delivery Type: Injectable

Duration Type: Permanent

Description: A non-reversible method that is currently being tested in animals is epididymal injection of calcium chloride dihydrate. Calcium chloride destroys the epididymal tissue where sperm are stored, but does not affect testosterone production, which occurs in the Leydig cells of the testes.

Updated date: May 30, 2018

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Project Phase: Early Development

Project Stage: Pre-clinical

Status Details:
  • Previous research in rams and bulls. Current interest is in use in dogs as hormone-sparing sterilization method.

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