Taq Polymerase

Known as: aquaticus Polymerase, Thermus, Polymerase, Thermus aquaticus, DNA Polymerase, Taq 
A heat stable DNA-DIRECTED DNA POLYMERASE from the bacteria Thermus aquaticus. It is widely used for the amplification of genes through the process… (More)
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1945-2018
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Potent PCR inhibitors in blood and soil samples can cause false negative results from PCR-based clinical and forensic tests. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
THE DNA polymerase from Thermus aquaticus (Taq polymerase) is homologous to Escherichia coli DNA polymerase I (Pol I) and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Thermus aquaticus (Taq) DNA polymerase was used to measure the extension efficiency for all configurations of matched and… (More)
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1992
1992
Detection of viral RNA by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) requires the prior reverse transcription of the viral RNA. In order to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The rotavirus gene segment coding for the major outer capsid glycoprotein vp7 was amplified directly from stool specimens by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We demonstrate that despite lacking a 3'----5' proofreading exonuclease, the Thermus aquaticus (Taq) DNA polymerase can catalyze… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) was used to separate and isolate the products of DNA amplification by polymerase… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
A thermostable DNA polymerase was used in an in vitro DNA amplification procedure, the polymerase chain reaction. The enzyme… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We have determined the fidelity of in vitro DNA synthesis catalyzed at high temperature by the DNA polymerase from the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The highly thermostable DNA polymerase from Thermus aquaticus (Taq) is ideal for both manual and automated DNA sequencing because… (More)
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