Chapter 2.3

Nucleic Acid Enzymes (Biochemical Reagents) Objectives and Resources

This section contains information on polymerase enzymes, endo and exonucleases, reverse transcriptase, DNA ligase, and assay development and design. (19 slides)


  • State the function of the following:  ligase, exonuclease, restriction endonuclease, polymerase, reverse transcriptase.

Readings:  MD, Review Chapter 1, 7-14, Chapter 2, 36-38