Low Molecular Weight Antiviral Factors

Craig E. Whitfill
John A. Thoma, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Nicholas R. Gyles, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

John A. Thoma, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Nicholas R. Gyles, Department of Poultry Science


The present invention provides low molecular weight anti-viral factors isolated from the serum of a hyperimmune regressor line chicken and methods of purifying same. The factors are useful in the treatment and prevention of certain disease states.