Catalog Number: 5015
Chemical Name: 5-Bromo-2-deoxyuridine
Biological Activity
Synthetic thymidine analog; incorporated into DNA during replication. Used in assays for cell proliferation.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    307.1
  • Formula:
    C9H11BrN2O5
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 50 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    59-14-3
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Cell cycle studies basd upon quantitative image analysis.
    Stacey and Hitomi
    Cytometry A, 2008;73A:270
  2. A new method for in vitro detection of bromodeoxyuridine in serum: a proof of concept in a songbird species, the canary.
    Barker et al.
    PLoS One, 2013;8:e63692

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