Taq Polymerase source

Richard P Grant rgrant at see.sig.for.address
Tue Nov 4 09:42:22 EST 1997


Harry Witchel (Harry.Witchel at Bristol.ac.Uk) wrote:
: Right now Promega is having a ridiculously inexpensive sale of their
: unlicensed Taq; the sale will likely end when the Roche lawsuit against
: them is decided.  No affiliations, etc.
:     Harry

As far as I understand, it's only unlicensed for use in the PCR.  So you
could do other things with it.  When do cycling reactions become PCR?
What about cycle sequencing?  Mutagenesis?  How tight is the patent?

R

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