Pfu Poly, Cloning

Duncan Clark Duncan at genesys.demon.co.uk
Tue Aug 16 11:49:12 EST 1994


In article: <CuIIM3.Cnv at ucdavis.edu>  ez001427 at dale.ucdavis.edu () writes:
> 
> activity.  I often wonder why most people still use Taq, even though it 
> is error -prone and has that irritating tt activity. Does Taq have any 
> advantages other than price and availability?

Maybe, just maybe, some labs are forced to used an enzyme that is 
licensed for PCR. That is certainly gathering force here in the UK. Also
long PCR cannot be done just with Pfu. Taq also doesn't eat primers. 
Both enzymes have their place.

Duncan
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