Patent Number: 6,309,845

Title: Method of establishing the origin of useful animals and products produced therefrom

Abstract: The invention concerns a method of establishing the origin of useful animals, in particular cattle, pigs and the like. This method comprises the following steps: a) the live animal is marked biologically by applying at least one antigen which is harmless to the animal and humans: and b) the specific antibodies formed by the application of the at least one antigen are identified by means of an enzymimmunological or immunochemical detection process.

Inventors: Gareis; Manfred (95349 Thurnau, DE), Groschup; Martin (72072 Tubingen, DE)

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International Classification: A01K 11/00 (20060101); A61D 7/00 (20060101); G01N 33/53 (20060101); G01N 033/53 (); G01N 033/12 (); G09F 003/00 (); A61B 010/00 (); A23L 001/313 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018