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Ambion™ SuperTaq™ Polymerase (Cloned) 5 U/μl DFS Item

Contains proofreading activity that reduces error rate of Taq Polymerase

Manufacturer: life technologies  AM2054

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Catalog No. AM2054


Description & Specifications


Exonuclease Activity 5' - 3'
Fidelity 3 X
GC-Rich PCR Performance Low
Includes dNTPs, 10X Reaction Buffer with MgCl2, 10X Reaction Buffer with out MgCl2, and MgCl2
Overhang Mixed
Polymerase SuperTaq™ Polymerase
Quantity 50 units
Size (Final Product) 20 kb or less
Storage Requirements Store at –20°C.

Produces significantly higher yields of PCR products than ordinary Taq Polymerase, especially for fragments >1 kb, and can amplify up to 20 kb.

  • Supplied in one tube containing 50U at concentration of 5U/μL for use in PCR and RT-PCR reactions
  • Suitable direct replacement for ordinary Taq Polymerase in most applications
  • Unit Definition:One unit incorporates 10 nmol of deoxynucleotides into acid insoluble material in 30 minutes at 74°C

SuperTaq™ Plus is a trademark of, and is manufactured by Enzyme Technologies Ltd. and sold under licensing arrangements with F. Hoffman-La Roche, Ltd., Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. and the Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Life Technologies Corporation is a distributor of Enzyme Technologies, Ltd., except in the following countries: Austria, Benelux, Denmark, Greece, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

PCR, PCR and Real-Time PCR, Routine PCR