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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broxuridineBroxine, BUdR Oncology A radiation sensitizer used to treat malignant gliomas and other brain tumors
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