T4 ligase question

Wolfgang Schechinger wolfsc at ibms.sinica.edu.tw
Sun Aug 5 21:18:48 EST 2001

Hi all, 

what actually happens, when there's no ATP left in the  
reaction? will ligase start eating up DNA and act as a DNAse 
(considering the ligation reaction being a real chemical 
reaction DNA1 + DNA2 + ATP <=> ligated_DNA + ADP + P) ?

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