Question: What does BSA do in PCR reactions?

Yi, Xiaoming Z3C20 at
Tue Feb 28 17:46:18 EST 1995

In <3iv5d5$nq5 at> M.Willcox at writes:

> Hello,
> Could someone please tell me what BSA does in PCR reactions?
> Many thanks,
> Mark

I think BSA can stabilize the enzyme(Taq), BSA is also added to restriction
enzyme digestions to stabilize the enzymes, since adding BSA will increase the total
concentration of protein in the mixture 

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