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2021-08-24| R&D

Could This Anti-Sperm Immunocontraception Work As a Novel Female Birth Control?

by Isha Kapoor
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Despite the availability of effective and inexpensive hormonal contraceptives, many women risk unintended pregnancies because of medical contraindications, or serious unpleasant or unbearable side-effects associated with the use of exogenous hormones.

A team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has engineered and tested the potency of highly multivalent monoclonal antibodies for non-hormonal contraception.

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