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Polymerase

polymerase

(Science: enzyme) enzymes that catalyse the synthesis of nucleic acids on preexisting nucleic acid templates, assembling rNA from ribonucleotides or dNA from deoxyribonucleotides. An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of new DNA and RNA from an existing strand of DNA or RNA.An [[enzyme promoting the joining together of [[nucleic acids with one another.


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Purpose of a primase/polymerase localized to the cytosol?

Hi, I recently read a paper, "PrimPol, an Archaic Primase/Polymerase Operating in Human Cells" by Garcia-Gomez et al. This polymerase was largely localized to the cytosol - I'm wondering if anyone has ideas as to why that would be the case or ...

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by rhardison
Fri Oct 03, 2014 8:51 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Purpose of a primase/polymerase localized to the cytosol?
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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... oligomers (PMOs). A combination of EBOV-specific PMOs targeting sequences of viral mRNAs for the viral proteins (VPs) VP24, VP35, and RNA polymerase L protected rodents in both pre- and post-exposure therapeutic regimens. In a prophylactic proof-of-principal trial, the PMOs also protected ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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Annealing Temparature

... at 50°C and the rest at 65°C. Denaturation for 10s will be enough, but a bit higher temperature 95-98°C might be better. Elongation depends on polymerase, so 1 min can be enough for Phusion, but 4 min will be required for Pfu.

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by vladCH
Sat Feb 22, 2014 7:54 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Annealing Temparature
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Views: 1579

Annealing Temparature

... in the beginning is only 1 min or is it a typo? Why do you have such long denaturation during cycling? Why do you have such long annealing? What polymerase do you use? What is the GC content of your GOI? How many cycles did you have? What is the template? What concentration did you use?

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by JackBean
Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Annealing Temparature
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Views: 1579

A question regarding PCR

probably, your microsatellite is part of the chromosome, right? So there will be much more than 7 bp and it will be on both sides. Yes, the polymerase will amplify the chain until the conditions change (i.e. end of amplification step) or until it falls off (which may happen with very long amplicons, ...

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by JackBean
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:36 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A question regarding PCR
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