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(Plasmid #25712)

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Growth in Bacteria

  • Bacterial Resistance(s)
  • Growth Temperature
  • Growth Strain(s)
  • Copy number
    High Copy

Sequence Information


  • Gene/Insert name
    Taq polymerase
  • Species
    Thermus aquaticus
  • Insert Size (bp)

Cloning Information

  • Cloning method Restriction Enzyme
  • 5′ cloning site EcoRI (not destroyed)
  • 3′ cloning site BglII (not destroyed)
  • 5′ sequencing primer Tac promoter
  • 3′ sequencing primer M13_puc_F
  • (Common Sequencing Primers)

Resource Information

How to cite this plasmid

These plasmids were created by your colleagues. Please acknowledge the Principal Investigator, cite the article in which the plasmids were described, and include Addgene in the Materials and Methods of your future publications.

  • For your Materials & Methods section:

    pAKTaq was a gift from David Engelke (Addgene plasmid # 25712)
  • For your References section:

    Purification of Thermus aquaticus DNA polymerase expressed in Escherichia coli. Engelke DR, Krikos A, Bruck ME, Ginsburg D. Anal Biochem. 1990 Dec . 191(2):396-400. 10.1016/0003-2697(90)90238-5 PubMed 2085185