Product Overview

Development Status: Inactive

Target: Female

Mode: Non-hormonal

Delivery Type: Oral

Duration Type: Short-acting

Description: A modified version of a drug currently approved as an anti-protozoal and contraceptive for avians that may alter sperm receptor proteins.

Updated date: May 30, 2018

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Project Phase: Discovery

Project Stage: Target ID/Validation

Status Details:
  • Testing was done in rats. As in birds, the rat ovaries collected 4,4A-dinitrocarbanilide (DNC), the bioactive moiety in nicarbazin. However, contraceptive effectiveness in mammals could not be confirmed. Innolytics is not currently pursuing further work on OvoControl as a contraceptive in humans.

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