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Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Purified Anti-BrdU Antibody     Product Data Sheet (PDF)    
Purified Anti-BrdU Antibody
2299005 25 µg $60.00       
2299010 100 µg $95.00       
Clone: Bu20a
Isotype: Mouse IgG1, κ
Formulation: Phosphate-buffered solution, pH 7.2, containing 0.09% sodium azide.
Preparation: The antibody was purified by affinity chromatography.
Concentration: 0.5 mg/ml
Storage & Handling: The antibody solution should be stored undiluted between 2°C and 8°C.

ICFC - Quality tested
IHC - Reported in the literature

Application Notes:

Additional reported applications include: immunohistochemical staining of formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections.

Recommended Usage:

Each lot of this antibody is quality control tested by immunofluorescent intracellular staining with flow cytometric analysis. For flow cytometric staining, the suggested use of this reagent is ≤2.0 µg per million cells in 100 µl volume. It is recommended that the reagent be titrated for optimal performance for each application.

Application References:

1. Magaud J-P, et al. 1989. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 37:1517.
2. Ejassi-Lassallette A, et al. 2011. 22:245. PubMed
3. Ma L, et al. 2012 PNAS. 109:2090. PubMed.

Brdu-incorporated Hut-78 cells stained with

Brdu-incorporated Hut-78 cells stained with purified BU20a, followed by anti-mouse IgG FITC


BrdU is a uridine derivative and a structural analog of thymidine that can be incorporated into DNA during the S-phase of the cell cycle as a substitute for thymidine. Cells can be pulse-labeled with BrdU and analyzed with antibodies against BrdU to determine the proportion of cells in the S-phase of the cell cycle during a given interval.

Other Names: Bromodeoxyuridine
Structure: Uridine derivative that can be incorporated into DNA and substitute for thymidine residues.
Distribution: Cells can be pulsed labeled with BrdU which will be incorporated into DNA during the synthesis phase of the cell cycle.
Function: Antibody against BrdU can be used to identify cells undergoing DNA replication during the period of BrdU incorporation.
Antigen References:

1. Gratzner HG. 1982. Science 218:474.
2. Dolbeare F, et al. 1983. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 80:5573.
3. Dolbeare F, et al. 1985. Cytometry 6:521.