What kind of cells does BrdU (Bromodeoxyuridine) stain?
Posted September 3, 2021
BrdU (Bromodeoxyuridine) stains proliferating cells. As a thymidine analog, BrdU is incorporated into replicating DNA to study cell proliferation rates in several varieties of species including mammalian cells and plants. The proliferating cells are detected using anti-BrdU antibodies.
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