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Taq polymerase is used in laboratory procedures such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and DNA sequencing.

What makes it different from other polymerases and more suitable for these procedures?


It is stable at temperatures approaching the boiling point of water.


A single molecule can synthesize both strands of double-stranded DNA at the same time.


It can synthesize a new DNA strand from 3' to 5' .


It can synthesize both DNA and RNA.

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