From Thermococcus litoralis (aliases:Tli)
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This page presents all the information in Polbase for Vent.


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Vent is a family B enzyme from Thermococcus litoralis.

Selected Properties for Vent:

3'-5' exo activity 5'-3' exo activity Frameshift Rate Substitution Rate General Error Rate
Yes (6) No (3) 4.5e-05-3.4e-03 errors/bp (2) 2.4e-05-5.8e-05 errors/bp (2) 2.8e-06-6.6e-05 errors/bp (3)
Year Authors Title Results by property
2012 Tomohiro Kato, Xingguo Liang, Hiroyuki Asanuma Model of elongation of short DNA sequ...
2011 M Hogg, AE Sauer-Eriksson, Erik Johansson Promiscuous DNA synthesis by human DN...
2010 Agne Tubeleviciute, Remigijus Skirgaila Compartmentalized self-replication (C...
2009 Hana Macícková-Cahová, Michal Hocek Cleavage of adenine-modified function...
2005 Jörg S Hartig, Eric T Kool Efficient isothermal expansion of hum...
2005 Jon P Anderson, Bernhard Angerer, Lawrence A Loeb Incorporation of reporter-labeled nuc... Cloned or native,Tagged,Full length or truncated,3-5' exo,5-3' exo,Application name,All properties
2004 Andrew F Gardner, Catherine M Joyce, William E Jack Comparative kinetics of nucleotide an...
2002 Andrew F Gardner, William E Jack Acyclic and dideoxy terminator prefer...
2001 Holly H Hogrefe, J Cline, A E Lovejoy, K B Nielson DNA polymerases from hyperthermophiles. Specific Activity,Processivity,Strand Displacement,3-5' exo,5-3' exo,KM,kcat,3-5' Exo Specific Activity,Overall Error Rate,All properties
2001 Enrique Viguera, D Canceill, S Dusko Ehrlich In vitro replication slippage by DNA ... Full length or truncated,Strand Displacement,3-5' exo,All properties
1999 Andrew F Gardner, William E Jack Determinants of nucleotide sugar reco...
1996 J Cline, J C Braman, Holly H Hogrefe PCR fidelity of pfu DNA polymerase an... Overall Error Rate,All properties
1996 F B Perler, Sandeep Kumar, H Kong Thermostable DNA polymerases. Full length or truncated,Processivity,Maximum Product Length,All properties
1994 Wayne M Barnes PCR amplification of up to 35-kb DNA ...
1993 H Kong, R B Kucera, William E Jack Characterization of a DNA polymerase ... Cloned or native,Full length or truncated,Processivity,3-5' exo,5-3' exo,KM,Vmax,All properties
1992 R A Hodges, F B Perler, C J Noren, William E Jack Protein splicing removes intervening ... Extension from RNA primer,All properties
1992 H W Jannasch, C O Wirsen, S J Molyneaux, T A Langworthy Comparative Physiological Studies on ...
1992 F B Perler, D G Comb, William E Jack, L S Moran, B Qiang, R B Kucera, J Benner, B E Slatko, D O Nwankwo, S K Hempstead Intervening sequences in an Archaea D... Molecular Weight,All properties
1992 P A Garrity, B J Wold Effects of different DNA polymerases ...
1991 L L Ling, P Keohavong, C Dias, William G Thilly Optimization of the polymerase chain ... Frameshift Error Rate,Overall Error Rate,All properties
1991 P Mattila, J Korpela, T Tenkanen, K Pitkänen Fidelity of DNA synthesis by the Ther... Cloned or native,3-5' exo,5-3' exo,Frameshift Error Rate,Nucleotide Substitution Rate,All properties
1991 N F Cariello, James A Swenberg, T R Skopek Fidelity of Thermococcus litoralis DN... 3-5' exo,Nucleotide Substitution Rate,Application name,All properties
Protein sequence:
DNA sequence:
Name 3'-5' exo activity 5'-3' exo activity Frameshift Rate Substitution Rate General Error Rate
Vent A488L

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