BrdU

BrdU 5′-bromo-2′-deoxyuridine (BrdU) is a synthetic analogue of the nucleoside thymidine, in which the 5-methyl group is substituted by bromine. It is commonly used for the detection of proliferating cells via its incorporation into newly synthesized DNA; replicating cells can subsequently be identified through the use of anti-BrdU antibodies. BrdU has been used for decades and has extremely wide utility. … Read More