Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

7-5-1994

Abstract

Low molecular weight anti-viral factors isolated from the serum of a hyperimmune regressor line chicken and methods of purifying same is provided. The factors are useful in the treatment and prevention of certain disease states. It also provides compounds that can be used to treat and/or prevent infectious bursal disease and infectious bronchitis disease. The low molecular weight anti-viral factors present can provide a new vaccine for the treatment and/or prevention of diseases in poultry, other animals, and human. Such diseases include, but are not limited to, those caused by retroviruses (i.e. RNA type), and malignant tumors (i.e. cancer).

Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry; Poultry Science

Patent Number

CA1330529 (C)

Application Number

CA19890613917

Application Filed

9-28-1989

Assignee

UNIV ARKANSAS [US]

Comments

John A. Thoma, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Nicholas R. Gyles, Department of Poultry Science

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