bromouracil

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bromouracil

[‚brō·mō′yu̇r·ə·səl]
(biochemistry)
C4H3N2O2Br 5-Bromouracil, an analog of thymine that can react with deoxyribonucleic acid to produce a polymer with increased susceptibility to mutation.
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6-TG (2-amino-6-mercaptopurine), 5-bromouracil (5-BU), D,L-dithiothreitol (DTT), PMA, and Hanks' balanced salt solution (HBSS) were purchased from Sigma; isoamyl alcohol was from J.
Modified libraries containing 5-bromouracil and 5-iodouracil residues have been used to generate photo-cross-linkable aptamers [Golden et al.