|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||Assay Dependent|
|Immunocytochemistry (ICC)||See 1 publications below|
|Miscellaneous PubMed (MISC)||See 1 publications below|
|Flow Cytometry (Flow)||See 2 publications below|
|Immunohistochemistry - Free Floating (IHC (Free))||See 1 publications below|
|Published species||Not Applicable|
|Host / Isotype||Mouse / IgG|
|Storage buffer||PBS, pH 7.2|
|Contains||5mM sodium azide|
|Storage conditions||4° C|
Bromodeoxyuridine (5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine, BrdU) is a synthetic nucleoside that is an analogue of thymidine. BrdU is commonly used in the detection of proliferating cells in living tissues. BrdU can be incorporated into the newly synthesized DNA of replicating cells (during the S phase of the cell cycle), substituting for thymidine during DNA replication. Antibodies specific for BrdU can then be used to detect the incorporated chemical, thus indicating cells that were actively replicating their DNA. Binding of the antibody requires denaturation of the DNA, usually by exposing the cells to acid or heat.
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Protein Aliases: 5-Bromo-2-deoxyuridine; Bromodeoxyuridine
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