making Taq polymerase

John Nash num208jn at MBDS.NRC.CA
Thu Mar 19 07:25:39 EST 1992

In article <9203181521.AA11052 at>, rick at GENEMAN.WUSTL.EDU (Rick Wilson) writes:
>>The original purification method for Taq DNA polymerase is:
>>Chien, A., Edgar, D.B. & Trela, J.M. (1976) "Deoxyribonucleic
>>acid polymerase from the extreme threomphile Thermus aquaticus"
>>J. Bacteriol. 127:1550-1557
>>A three step method: DEAE-Sephadex, Phosphocellulose & DNA cellulose.
>>Good Luck
>Beware!  Hoffman-LaRoche is going after those labs attempting to do this!
>(Speaking from personal experience)
>R. Wilson
>St. Louis

If you are not constrained not to (neat! a double negative!), could
you elaborate, please.  I though that if you followed published
procedures and didn't try and sell it, you could extract it.  Are they
going after PROMEGA, BRL and the rest?

cheers,  John.

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