Taq stability?

Susan Jane Hogarth sjhogart at unity.ncsu.edu
Thu Mar 7 11:17:44 EST 1996


Maybe this has been addressed before, but I've been wondering...

If Taq polymerase is so heat-stable that it can function after 40+ rounds of 95
degrees, why are people so uptight about letting it get out of the freezer for
more than 3.5 seconds?
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Susan Jane Hogarth

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taught." -- Winston Churchill

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