Immobilization of cholesterol oxidase in a conducting copolymer of thiophene-3-yl acetic acid cholesteryl ester with pyrrole

Cholesterol oxidase has been immobilized in conducting copolymers of thiophene-3-yl acetic acid cholesteryl ester with pyrrole (CM/PPy) and polypyrrole (PPy) via electropolymerization. p-Toluene sulphonic acid was used as the supporting electrolyte. Kinetic parameters (V-max and K-m) and operational stability of enzyme electrodes were investigated. Surface morphology of the films was examined by scanning electron microscope.


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In this study, immobilizations of enzymes, invertase and glucose oxidase, were achieved in conducting copolymers of N-pyrrolyl terminated polydimethylsiloxane/polypyrrole (PDMS/PPy) matrices via electrochemical polymerization. The kinetic parameters, v(max) (maximum reaction rate) and K-m (substrate affinity), of both free and immobilized enzymes were determined. The effect of supporting electrolytes, p-toluene sulfonic acid and sodium dodecyl sulfate, on enzyme activity and film morphologies was examined. ...
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Immobilization of Invertase in Copolymer of 2,5-Di(thiophen-2-yl)-1-p-Tolyl-1H-Pyrrole with Pyrrole
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A. Çırpan, L. K. Toppare, and Y. YAGCI, “Immobilization of cholesterol oxidase in a conducting copolymer of thiophene-3-yl acetic acid cholesteryl ester with pyrrole,” DESIGNED MONOMERS AND POLYMERS, pp. 237–243, 2003, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: