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Synthesis, Structural Characterization, Enzymatic and Oxidative Polymerization of 2,6-Diaminopyridine

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Enzymatic polymerization of 2,6-diaminopyridine (DAP) compound in the presence of HRP (Horse radish peroxidase) and H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide) with Poly(DAP-en) with the structures of two different types of polymers obtained by the oxidative polymerization of Poly(DAP-ox) using H2O2 in an aqueous basic environment was illuminated by 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, FT-IR, UV-Vis spectral methods. GPC (gel permeation chromatography), TGA (thermal gravimetric analysis), DSC (differential scanning calorimetry), CV (cyclic voltammetry), fluorescence analysis and conductivity measurements to characterize the compounds and their electronic structure were examined. SEM analyzes were performed for the morphological properties of the compounds. As a result of the analysis, it was observed that the polymer obtained by enzymatic polymerization was better than the polymer obtained by oxidative method. It was observed that the results of the fluorescence measurements were better than Poly(DAP-en) in Poly(DAP-ox) emitting blue and green light. According to TGA analysis, the first decay temperatures for Poly (DAP-en) and Poly (DAP-ox) were calculated as 342 °C and 181 °C, respectively. The higher value of glass transition temperature for poly (DAP-en) confirms that the average molar mass is higher than 8650 Da for Poly (DAP-en) according to GPC analysis.

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Şenol, D. Synthesis, Structural Characterization, Enzymatic and Oxidative Polymerization of 2,6-Diaminopyridine. J Fluoresc 30, 157–174 (2020).

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  • Thermal analysis
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