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M1302

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M-MLV Reverse Transcriptase

Moloney Murine Leukemia Virus enzyme & buffer for cDNA synthesis

Synonym(s):
Moloney Murine Leukemia Virus Reverse Transcriptase
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.55

Quality Level

recombinant

expressed in E. coli

form

liquid

usage

sufficient for 200 reactions
sufficient for 250 reactions

feature

dNTPs included: no
hotstart: no

concentration

200 units/μL

technique(s)

RT-PCR: suitable

color

colorless

input

purified RNA

shipped in

wet ice

storage temp.

−20°C

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General description

Moloney murine leukemia virus (M-MLV ) reverse transcriptase enzyme is isolated from E. coli expressing a portion of the pol gene of M-MLV on a plasmid. MoMLV RT is made up of 671 amino acid residues. It is a DNA polymerase that uses single-stranded RNA, DNA, or an RNA-DNA hybrid (using a primer) to synthesize a complementary DNA strand.

Application

M-MLV Reverse Transcriptase has been used:
  • for the preparation of cDNA libraries or for first strand cDNA synthesis
  • for use in a 2-step RT-PCR assay
  • in quantitative realtime-polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR)
  • in reverse transcription

Features and Benefits

  • Thermostable reverse transcriptase active at 37 °C.
  • Can be used to generate first strand cDNA of up to 7 kb.

Packaging

Supplied with 10× M-MLV reverse transcriptase buffer containing DTT.

Unit Definition

One unit incorporates 1 nmol of TTP into acid precipitable material in 10 min. at 37 °C using poly(A):oligo dT as a template:primer.

Preparation Note

The enzyme is purified from Escherichia coli expressing the pol gene of M-MLV on a plasmid.

Legal Information

Purchase of this product is accompanied by a limited license for use in the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) process for research purposes only and in conjunction with a thermal cycler whose use in the automated performance of the PCR process is covered by an up-front license fee, either by payment to Applied Biosystems or as purchased, i.e., and authorized thermal cycler.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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