Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

6-3-2003

Abstract

A method to stimulate or enhance sperm development in males and gonadal development in females is disclosed. This is done by administration of an agent which results in a transiently lowered level of a thyroid hormone such as T3 and increased gonadotropin levels in the blood.

Department

Poultry Science

Patent Number

US6573254

Application Filed

5-30-2000

Assignee

University of Maryland (College Park, MD) University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)

Comments

Wayne J. Kuenzel, Department of Poultry Science; John D. Kirby, Department of Poultry Science

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