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Table 4.1Features of template-dependent DNA polymerases used in molecular biology research

PolymeraseDescriptionMain useCross reference
DNA polymerase IUnmodified E. coli enzymeDNA labeling Technical Note 4.1
Klenow polymeraseModified version of E. coli DNA polymerase IDNA labeling Technical Note 4.1
SequenaseModified version of phage T7 DNA polymerase IDNA sequencing Box 6.1
Taq polymerase Thermus aquaticus DNA polymerase IPCR Section 4.3
Reverse transcriptaseRNA-dependent DNA polymerase, obtained from various retrovirusescDNA synthesis Section 5.3.3

From: Chapter 4, Studying DNA

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