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bromodeoxyuridine

noun bro·mo·de·oxy·ur·i·dine \ ˌbrō-mō-ˌdē-ˌäk-sē-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēn, -dən \
variants: or 5-bromodeoxyuridine play \ˈfīv-\

medical Definition of bromodeoxyuridine

:a mutagenic analog C9H11O5NBr of thymidine that induces chromosomal breakage especially in heterochromatic regions and has been used to selectively destroy actively dividing cells abbreviation BUdR

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