Tth DNA Ligase (EN13)

Tth DNA Ligase (EN13)

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Tth DNA Ligase catalyzes the NAD-dependent formation of phosphodiester bonds between adjacent 3’-hydroxyl and 5’-phosphate termini in double stranded DNA. It is not active against single stranded DNA or RNA and blunt ended DNA.

EN13, EN13-025, EN13-250

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Tth DNA Ligase catalyzes the NAD-dependent formation of phosphodiester bonds between adjacent 3’-hydroxyl and 5’-phosphate termini in double stranded DNA. It is not active against single stranded DNA or RNA and blunt ended DNA. Enzyme is isolated from Escherichia coli strain containing plasmid carrying the Thermus thermophilus DNA ligase gene.

Tth DNA Ligase is stable and active in optimum ligation temperature range of 45 – 65°C, which is 7 – 10°C higher than that of T4 DNA ligase. The final reaction ligation temperature is determined by the Tm of the substrates. High ligation temperature eliminates the nonspecific ligation.

Features:

  • NAD-dependent recombinant DNA ligase derived from Thermus thermophilus and over-expressed in E. coli.
  • High thermostability allows ligation using high-stringency hybridization conditions.
  • High specificity and stringency permits sensitive detection of SNPs.
  • Equivalent of Ampligase® (Epicentre).

Applications:

  • Ligase Chain Reaction (LCR)
  • Ligase Detection Reaction (LDR)
  • Next-Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS)
  • Repeat Expansion Detection (RED).
  • Rolling Circle Amplification (RCA)
  • Proximity Ligation Assay (PLA)

Additional information
Up to twenty freeze/thaw cycles will not compromise 10x Tth Ligation Buffer performance.

Unit definition

One unit of Tth DNA Ligase catalyzes the ligation of 50% of the cos sites present in 1 μg of bacteriophage lambda DNA in 1 minute at 45°C.
1 U (Unit) of Tth DNA Ligase = 1 Ampligase ® Unit = 15 cohesive end units (CEU).

Tth DNA Ligase (EN13) - Manual

Storage conditions

All components should be stored at -20°C.

Storage Buffer

50 mM Tris-HCl (pH 7.5), 100 mM NaCl, 0.1 mM EDTA, 0.1% Triton X-100, 1 mM DTT, 50% glycerol

10x Tth ligation buffer

200 mM Tris-HCl(pH 8.3), 250 mM KCl, 100 mM MgCl2, 5 mM NAD, 0.1% Triton X-100

Shipping conditions

Shipped on dry or blue ice.

Quality control

Tth DNA Ligase activity is tested in reaction with bacteriophage lambda DNA digested with SalI and SmaI, with a dilution series of ligase. Results are assayed by agarose gel electrophoresis. Free of unspecific DNA and RNA nucleases contamination.

Tth DNA Ligase (EN13) - MSDS


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