Category Archives: Thermostability

Important Enzyme and Reagent

Taq Polymerase is derived from the well-known bacterium called Thermus aquaticus. Such bacterium thrives well in most natural hot springs. Fred Faloona and Kary Mullis were the ones who developed the original PCR during the middle of the 80s. They utilized a polymerase that was obtained from E coli. Later on, however, bio-molecular scientists began … Continue reading