Question: What does BSA do in PCR reactions?

Steven Sullivan sullivan at gwis2.circ.gwu.edu
Sun Mar 5 17:32:17 EST 1995


And yet another thing BSA does is bind nospecifically to the walls fo the 
tube, which keeps keep the other reagents (esp. the enzyme and nuc. acids)
from doing so.  I don't think this is very important, though, except in 
very dilute enzymatic reactions.  



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