Taq enzyme acts as a DNA polymerase that helps in replication of DNA.
This is usually used in the PCR because of its resistance to high
On Mon, 2 Nov 1998, Gilbert Douglas wrote:
> I have learned in my Sophomore biology class that one characteristic
> significant to Thermophilic bacteria is the presence of a "Taq" enzyme. My
> question is, what reaction does this enzyme catalyze in these bacteria and
> why is this enzyme uniquely needed in the PCR?
>> I would appreciate any help
> gilbert douglas