Hot Start Taq 2x Master Mix - 20 μl reaction

Product Description

Hot start Taq DNA Polymerase 2x master mix is ready to use premix which contains hot start Taq DNA Polymerase, dNTPs, MgCl2 and stabilizers with optimized reaction buffer that has been optimized for routine PCR applications. Hot start Taq is a thermostable DNA polymerase that possesses a 5´→3´ polymerase activity (1, 2) and a 5´ flap endonuclease activity (3, 4). Hot Start Taq DNA Polymerase is chemically modified that leads to complete inactivation of the polymerase until the initial heat activation step at the start of PCR. Hot start PCR reduces non-specific amplification during setup stages of the reaction and helps increase PCR specificity and sensitivity. This product is supplied with an optional 5X GC Enhancer that increases the amplification of GC rich templates up to 84%.

Product Includes

  • Hot Start Taq 2x master mix
  • 5x GC Enhancer

Taq Purity: ≥98% (assessed by SDS-PAGE with Coomassie blue staining)

Taq Concentration (1x): 0.1 units/μl
One unit is defined as the amount of enzyme that incorporates 10 nmoles of dNTP into acid-insoluble form in 30 minutes at 72ºC.

Source: E. coli strain expressing a Taq DNA Polymerase gene from Thermus aquaticus YT-1

Storage/Handling: Store at -20°C.
Product may be shipped on blue ice.

Product Specifications

Catalog ID T-513
Storage/Handling Store at -20°C.

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