Preclinical evaluation of magainin-A as a contraceptive antimicrobial agent.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and contraceptive efficacy of magainin-A in monkeys. DESIGN Controlled laboratory study. SETTING Department of Immunology, National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Parel, Mumbai, India. ANIMAL(S) Male and female bonnet monkeys (Macaca radiata). INTERVENTION(S) Animals were treated intravaginally with 1… (More)