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Reproductive and behavioural effects of a GnRH-Targeted immunocontraceptive vaccine in macropodids

Snape, Melissa Alice


GnRH-targeted immunocontraception has potential as a non-lethal means of managing overabundant native species in Australia, and also represents a useful tool for studying the key processes within the reproductive endocrine axis. In this thesis, the effects of the GnRH vaccine 'GonaCon(TM)' on peri-pubertal development, growth, adult fertility and social behaviour are examined in two model macropodid species, the tammar wallaby, Macropus eugenii and the eastern grey kangaroo, M. giganteus....[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5151d466333


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