AmpliTaq Gold

WSchick at aol.com WSchick at aol.com
Mon Nov 25 22:50:15 EST 1996


In a message dated 96-11-25 02:14:08 EST, tedm at darkwing.uoregon.edu (Ted
Michelini) writes:

<< There are cheaper ways to do this and hasn't PE/Cetus
 made enough money off PCR already? I'd test with a good hotstart and see
 if its worth it to go for the "Gold". >>

Another option is to use any Taq you have and include Clontech's antibody to
Taq in your mixture.  The antibody inhibits polymerase activity until the
temperature gets high enough for a hot start.

Walt Schick



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