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Which of the following is not true about Taq DNA polymerase?





A. It functions at extremely high temperatures
B. It adds nucleotide triphosphates to form a new DNA strand
C. It requires a salt environment (buffer) to work
D. It can ACT as an exonuclease to cut single-stranded DNA

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Asked by Drcoetzer, Last updated: Jan 20, 2020

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L. Cooper

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L. Cooper, Data Analyst, MCA, Newcastle

Answered Nov 01, 2019

The correct answer to this question is option D – It can ACT as an exonuclease to cut single stranded DNA Taq DNA polymerase also as Taq pol is a DNA polymerase commonly used in PCR to...Read More
 

drcoetzer

Drcoetzer

Answered Feb 06, 2018

It can act as an exonuclease to cut single-stranded DNA

Taq polymerase It lacks a 3 to 5 exonuclease proofreading activity. Taq polymerase is a thermostable DNA polymerase. It is often...Read More
 

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