Immunization of female rabbits with the sperm-specific lactate dehydrogenase (LDH-X) resulted in a highly significant reduction of pregnancies compared to nonimmunized controls. This is the first demonstration of immunosuppression of fertility by a crystalline protein shown to be strictly homogeneous by ultracentrifugation, polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, immunodiffusion, and micro complement fixation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1973|
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