Tricine buffer for PCR

Frances Hannan Zoology flh at
Sat Dec 3 13:16:56 EST 1994

szcooley at (Michael Cooley) writes:

>I hear tell of a buffer for PCR based on Tricine. It's supposed to hold a 
>higher pH at the elevated temperatures of the PCR. Has anyone tried this 
>and does anyone know the recipe for making it?

Check out Nucleic Acids Research, 20, 623 for a comparison of buffers 
containing Tris vs Tricine.

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