antifertility agent

antifertility agent

[‚an·tē·fər′til·əd·ē ′ā·jənt]
(pharmacology)
A drug that prevents the formation of a fertilized ovum upon sexual intercourse.
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[91] Ghosh and coworkers [92] concluded that curcumin may be considered as a potential antifertility agent. Curcumin inhibits 5a-reductase, which converts testosterone to 5a-dihydrotestosterone, thereby inhibiting the growth of flank organs in hamster.
Selstam, "Toxic effects of the antifertility agent gossypol in male rats," Toxicology, vol.
(6) Cellulose sulfate, developed by Polydex Pharmaceuticals and the Program for the Topical Prevention of Conception and Disease (TOPCAD), is an antifertility agent that does not destroy cells.
Field evaluation of an antifertility agent, stilbestrol, for inhibiting coyote reproduction.
For field scale use of an antifertility agent, it is required to be fed in bait form.
Thieulant ML (1990) Combretodendron africanum bark extract as an antifertility agent: I: estrogenic effects in vivo and LH release by cultured gonadotrope cells.
Benie TIA, Tahiri C, Duval J, Thieulant ML (1990) Combretodendron africanum bark extract as an antifertility agent. I: Estrogenic effects in vivo and LH release cultured gonadotrope cells.
Effect of some nonsteroidal antifertility agents on the biochemistry of the uterus and uterine fluids in rats.
Prakash, "Potential antifertility agents from plants: a comprehensive review," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Till now, the exact mode of action of both SASP and AMP as antifertility agents is not well elucidated yet.
Farnsworth NR, Bingel AS, Cordell GA, Fong HHS (1975) Potential value of plants as sources of new antifertility agents. II.