[Solved] What Key Role Does the Bacterium Thermus Aquaticus Play in the Polymerase

Question 34
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Question 34

What key role does the bacterium Thermus aquaticus play in the polymerase chain reaction (PCR)?

A)It is the source of the four nucleotides needed in PCR.
B)It serves as the platform on which PCR proceeds.
C)It provides the heat-stable DNA polymerase used in PCR.
D)It aids in winding the newly produced DNA molecule with proteins to form a chromosome.
E)It acts as a buffer to maintain a constant pH in the PCR solution.

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