HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase, Recombinant (1000units)

Product#: 05-002
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HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase, Recombinant

Cat. No. 05-002
Store at -20°C
Size 1000 units  
10,000-20,000units/ml protein
Origin  E.coli
Purity  >90%


HIV1 Reverse Transcriptase is an RNA-dependent DNA polymerase of HIV1 (AIDS virus), subtype B origin. It is responsible for the production of a double stranded DNA copy of the single stranded RNA genome that is contained in the HIV1 virus particle and primed by the host cell lysine-tRNA which partly unfolds and anneals to the 5' end of the viral genomic RNA. This is extended by the polymerase function of RT to give a DNA-RNA hybrid. It also has RNaseH activity which degrades the RNA component of this hybrid once it has been copied.


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