L i n k s
Describes the sources and properties of Taq, Pfu and Vent
Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
at High Temperatures
Details the discovery and the characteristics of
Thermus aquaticus and Taq polymerase.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Methods and reagents: Fidelity of DNA
polymerases for PCR
the fidelity of polymerases used for amplification of DNA by the
polymerase chain reaction.
Paul N. Hengen, National Cancer Institute
PCR fidelity of Pfu DNA polymerase and other thermostable DNA
compares the error rate of Pfu
with an expanded number of PCR polymerases, including exo– Pfu,
Deep Vent, Vent, UlTma and Taq.
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et al. (1996),
Nucleic Acids Res.
Rates for Thermal Resistant DNA Polymerases
A list of
error rates from
different Thermal DNA Polymerases (Taq,
Deep Vent, Pfu and Replinase)
Originally compiled by Eric First and later posted to the
bionet.molbio.methds-reagnts newsgroup by Paul Hengen