pdU stands for C-5 Propynyl-Desoxyuridin, a deoxynucleotide that can be inserted in oligonucleotides to increase their Tm. When inserted in an oligonucleotide, pdU increases the oligo Tm of 1.7°C per pdU residue added. It is particularly useful in combination with ZNA®. To learn more, jump to our ZNA® portfolio.

Tmincrease pdU

Metabion offers pdU in its standard DNA portfolio. Click here

MW 328 g/mol

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