Taq Pol III

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Taq Pol III is a family C enzyme from Thermus aquaticus.

Selected Properties for Taq Pol III:

3'-5' exo activity 5'-3' exo activity Frameshift Rate Substitution Rate General Error Rate
no data no data no data no data no data
Year Authors Title Results by property
2010 Dad D Roux-Michollet, Joshua P Schimel, Patricia A Holden Pushing the limits for amplifying Brd...
2008 Richard A Wing, Scott Bailey, Thomas A Steitz Insights into the replisome from the ...
2006 Scott Bailey, Richard A Wing, Thomas A Steitz The structure of T. aquaticus DNA pol...
2006 Huayou Chen, Zhongmei Chu, Yongqing Zhang, Shengli Yang Over-expression and characterization ...
2002 Gang Xia, Liangjing Chen, Takashi Sera, Ming Fa, Peter G Schultz, Floyd E Romesberg Directed evolution of novel polymeras...
1997 Y Park, H Choi, D S Lee, Y Kim Improvement of the 3'-5' exonuclease ...
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