Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU)

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'''Bromodeoxyuridine''' (5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine, '''BrdU''') is a synthetic nucleoside analogue of thymidine. BrdU is commonly used to detect cell proliferation.
'''Bromodeoxyuridine''' (5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine, '''BrdU''') is a synthetic nucleoside analogue of thymidine. BrdU is commonly used to detect cell proliferation.

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BrdU next to the deoxynucleoside deoxythymidine (dT) it can replace during DNA synthesis
BrdU next to the deoxynucleoside deoxythymidine (dT) it can replace during DNA synthesis

Bromodeoxyuridine (5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine, BrdU) is a synthetic nucleoside analogue of thymidine. BrdU is commonly used to detect cell proliferation.

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