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Applied Biosystems™

AmpliTaq™ DNA Polymerase with Buffer I (1,500 units/tube)

Catalog number:  N8080166

 Related applications: PCR

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AmpliTaq® DNA Polymerase is a 94 kDa, thermostable, recombinant DNA polymerase obtained by expression of a modified form of the Thermus aquaticus (Taq) DNA polymerase gene in E. coli. It is the most thoroughly characterized enzyme available for the PCR process and its recombinant nature and purification method provide unparalleled purity and reproducibility, vial-to-vial, lot-to-lot.

Features of this enzyme:
  • AmpliTaq® DNA Polymerase is the most thoroughly characterized enzyme available for PCR, a testimony to its overall utility and efficacy
  • Its thermal activity profile makes it reliable for PCR applications
  • It is QC-tested to guarantee reproducible results

Reliable and robust PCR
The thermal activity profile of AmpliTaq® DNA Polymerase is good for PCR applications because its optimal activity is in the same range at which stringent annealing of primers occurs (55°C–75°C). The enzyme's half-life is ~40 minutes at 95°C, providing thermostability that meets the requirements of most difficult PCR applications. AmpliTaq® DNA Polymerase is supplied with GeneAmp® 10X PCR Buffer I. It is also available with GeneAmp® 10X PCR Buffer II and MgCl2 Solution.

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Polymerase: AmpliTaq® DNA Polymerase
Hot Start: No
Fidelity (vs. Taq): 1 X
Reaction Format: Separate Components
Product Overhang: 3'-A
Reaction Speed: Standard
Final Product Size(s): 5 kb or less
Exonuclease Activity: 5' - 3'
Product Line: AmpliTaq™
Product Size: 1500 units
Shipping Condition: Dry Ice

Contents & storage

  • 6 x 50 µL of AmpliTaq® DNA Polymerase (5 U/µL)
  • 12 x 1.5 mL of GeneAmp® 10X PCR Buffer I (100 mM Tris-HCl pH 8.3, 500 mM KCl, 15 mM MgCl2, 0.01% (w/v) gelatin).
Store at -20°C.


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