Taq Polymerase

Tim Barnett t.barnett at path.utas.edu.au
Mon Feb 26 12:44:27 EST 1996


In article <4gpvjt$qv2 at newsbf02.news.aol.com>, ddade at aol.com (DDade) wrote:

> Does any one know how Thermos Aquaticus is fermented and how the Taq
> polymerase is extracted?
> 
>                                                                           
>  Thanks,
>                                                                           
>  DDade

I assume Taq polymerase is usually extracted from a recombinant E. coli strain overexpressing the Taq polymerase gene, and cleaned up by a method such as affinity chromatography.

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