Project

The development of a treatment for feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV)

Duration
01 December 2008 → 09 April 2011
Funding
Regional and community funding: IWT/VLAIO
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal biology
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Other veterinary sciences
    • Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Keywords
feline infectious peritonitis virus
 
Project description

summary, the objective of the research mandate is to develop a treatment that allows to overcome a FIPV infection, the immune system of the cat. Therefore will / will: - The accessory proteins that play a role in antibody dependent cell lysis identified - Monoclonal antibodies are generated against the protein blocking antibody dependent cell lysis - The therapeutic antibody clone detectable with the strongest activity - Preliminary in vivo tests are presented with the developed treatment against FIPV.