Phusion Flash High-Fidelity PCR Master Mix


Master mix for fast, high-fidelity PCR with excellent yields.
  
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The optimal annealing temperature for Phusion DNA Polymerases may differ significantly from that of Taq-based polymerases.

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Thermo Scientific Phusion Flash PCR Master Mix was developed to save valuable laboratory time. Ready-to-use 2X master mix enables the use of extremely short PCR protocols without compromising either the fidelity or the yield in the reaction. In addition, pipetting steps are minimized: only template and primers need to be added by the user.

The unique composition of the master mix enables the use of extremely short cycling protocols with both low and high complexity DNA templates - 15 seconds per kilobase or less. The master mix utilizes Phusion Flash II DNA Polymerase, a proofreading DNA polymerase modified from Phusion Hot Start II High-Fidelity DNA Polymerase.

Highlights

  • Extreme speed: extension times of 15 s/kb or less
  • Hot start modification allowing “zero-time reactivation”
  • Accuracy: proofreading DNA polymerase with a fidelity of 25X Taq
  • High yields in reduced time

Applications

  • Fast PCR
  • High-fidelity PCR
  • Difficult (GC-rich) templates
  • Template generation for sequencing
  • Multiplex PCR
  • Long-range PCR
  • Cloning
  • Mutagenesis
  • Microarray

Includes

  • Phusion Flash High-Fidelity PCR Master Mix contains Phusion Flash II DNA Polymerase
  • dNTPs
  • MgCl2
  
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Storage Condition-20 C
Comparison of performance versus extension times

Extreme speed and high yields with Phusion Flash

Comparison of performance versus extension times

A 1.5 kb human cathepsin K gene was amplified with three different polymerases using varying extension times (10 to 60 s) with Thermo Scientific Piko® Thermal Cycler. Only Phusion Flash was able to amplify the 1.5 kb gene with extremely short extension times of 10 and 20 s. It also produced superior yields of specific product compared to other enzymes tested.


PCR run times

Phusion Flash allows extremely short PCR run times

PCR run times

A 1.5 kb human cathepsin K gene was amplified with three different polymerases following manufacturer’s recommendations and using either a fast (Piko Thermal Cycler) or a conventional (DNA Engine Tetrad® from Bio-Rad) thermal cycler.


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