bromodeoxyuridine(redirected from 5-bromo-2-deoxy-uridine)
A compound that competes with uridine for incorporation in RNA and fluoresces in ultraviolet light; used in BrDu-banding.
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bromodeoxyuridineA thymidine analogue which induces point mutations by tautomerisation. It is incorporated into DNA during the S-phase of the cell cycle, and used to study DNA replication, DNA synthesis by flow cytometry, and cell cycle and tumour kinetics.
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