mycoplasma and BrdU

David McQuillan dmcquill at
Thu Feb 4 17:16:17 EST 1999

We have recently found mycoplasma in many of our cell lines, including 143B
TK- cells.  Does anyone know if bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU) in the culture
medium of TK- (thymidine kinase deficient) cells will kill off the

Any help would be appreciated.
David J. McQuillan, Ph.D.
dmcquill at

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