Platinum™ Taq DNA Polymerase, High Fidelity, is ideal for amplification of DNA fragments when high yields and robust amplification are required. High fidelity is provided by a mixture of Platinum™ Taq DNA Polymerase and the proofreading (3´→5´ exonuclease activity) enzyme Pyrococcus species GB-D polymerase. PCR specificity is improved with the incorporation of Platinum™ automatic 'hot-start' technology. Features of Platinum™ Taq DNA Polymerase, High Fidelity:
• Fidelity—greater than six times higher fidelity than Taq DNA polymerase
• Amplicon size—amplification of fragments up to 15 kb (see figure)
• Convenience—room temperature reaction assembly
• Applications—amplification of DNA from complex genomic, viral, and plasmid templates; and RT-PCR
One unit of Platinum™ Taq DNA Polymerase, High Fidelity, is the amount of enzyme required to incorporate 10 nmoles of deoxyribonucleotide into DNA in 30 min at 74°C.