Taq polymerase from Fisher
Jane Q. Employee
Employee_Q_Jane at lilly.com
Fri Jul 28 08:34:43 EST 1995
Anton Scott Goustin <asg at cmb.biosci.wayne.edu> wrote:
>Promega Corporation (Madison, WI) spent a good deal of money fighting
>Hoffman-LaRoche's right to license the manufacture of Taq DNA
>polymerase. They recently lost their battle.
>I was a steady customer of theirs due to their price on M-1862 ($162 for
>500 U), some 40-50% cheaper than all others. I would buy through
>Fisher, and the product would come direct from Promega. The last time I
>made this order, I was surprised. The product was labeled Fisher
>Biotech, and came in quite different packaging, buffers, etc. I was
>skeptical until I tried it. It seems to perform as well as the gold
>standard (AmpliTaq, from Perkin-Elmer-Express).
>Does anybody know who makes the Taq polymerase for Fisher?
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