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Journal of Amino Acids
Volume 2010, Article ID 910906, 6 pages
Research Article

Synthesis and Characterization of New Optically Active Poly (ethyl L-lysinamide)s and Poly (ethyl L-lysinimide)s

1Department of Science, Payame Noor University (PNU), Tehran 19569, Iran
2Department of Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Firouzabad, 74715-117 Fars, Iran

Received 21 February 2010; Revised 27 April 2010; Accepted 15 June 2010

Academic Editor: Norbert Sewald

Copyright © 2010 Saeed Zahmatkesh and Mohammad Reza Vakili. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Ethyl L-lysine dihydrochloride was reacted with three different dianhydrides to yield the poly (ethyl L-lysinimide)s ( NMR spectroscopy, elemental analysis, WAX diffraction, TGA, inherent viscosity measurement, and specific rotation.