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Taq Polymerase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Taq Polymerase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.696.445.308.300.875
Unique ID
D019914
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019914
Scope Note
A heat stable DNA-DIRECTED DNA POLYMERASE from the bacteria Thermus aquaticus. It is widely used for the amplification of genes through the process of POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION. EC 2.7.7.-.
Entry Term(s)
Taq DNA Polymerase
Taq1 Polymerase
Thermus aquaticus Polymerase
Registry Number
EC 2.7.7.-
Previous Indexing
DNA-Directed DNA Polymerase (1989-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; TAQ POLYMERASE was indexed under DNA POLYMERASES 1989-97
History Note
98; use TAQ POLYMERASE (NM) 1989-97
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/07/02
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Taq Polymerase Preferred
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