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RevertAid H Minus Reverse Transcriptase (200 U/µL)

Catalog number:  EP0452

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Reverse Transcription

| cDNA Libraries & Library Construction

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Thermo Scientific RevertAid H Minus Reverse Transcriptase is a recombinant M-MuLV RT. The enzyme possesses an RNA-dependent and DNA-dependent polymerase activity, but lacks RNase H activity due to a point mutation in the RNase H domain. RevertAid H Minus Reverse Transcriptase does not degrade RNA in RNA-DNA hybrids during synthesis of the first strand cDNA, and therefore high yields of full-length cDNA from long templates are obtained. RevertAid H Minus Reverse Transcriptase maintains activity over a wide temperature range (42 to 50°C).


• High yields of full-length first strand cDNA up to 13 kb
• Optimum activity at 42 to 45°C
• Active up to 55°C
• Incorporates modified nucleotides (e.g., Cy3-, Cy5-, rhodamine-, aminoallyl-, fluorescein-labeled nucleotides)


• First strand cDNA synthesis for RT-PCR and real-time RT-PCR
• Reverse transcription at elevated temperatures to reduce effects of secondary structure
• Synthesis of cDNA for cloning and expression
• Generation of labeled cDNA probes for microarrays
• DNA labeling
• Analysis of RNA by primer extension

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RevertAid H Minus Reverse Transcriptase (200 U/µL)
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Optimal Reaction Temperature: 42-45° C
Final Product Size(s): 13 kb or less
Reverse Transcriptase: RevertAid H Minus
Ribonuclease H Activity: None
Product Line: RevertAid
Product Size: 5 x 10,000 units

Contents & storage

RevertAid H Minus Reverse Transcriptase (200 U/μL) is supplied with 5X Reaction Buffer (250 mM Tris-HCl (pH 8.3 at 25°C), 250 mM KCl, 20 mM MgCl2, 50 mM DTT).
Store at -20°C.


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