This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.
Thymidine is used in the syntheses of active pharmaceutical ingredient such as zidovudine. It also pairs with deoxyadenosine in double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid. It is used to synchronize the cells in G1/early S phase in cell biology.
Soluble in water, methanol, hot ethanol, hot acetone, hot ethyl acetate, pyridine, glacial acetic acid and hydrochloric acid. Slightly soluble in hot chloroform .
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
RUO – Research Use Only