Emily Q. Rosenthal-Kim1, ,Rebecca L. Agapov1, ,Judit E. Puskas1, 2
1 Department of Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-3909, USA
2 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-3906, USA
The architecture of thermally polymd. poly(α-lipoic acid) after enzyme-catalyzed amplification was investigated by Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM). Branched structures were obsd., in contrast with the proposed interlocking, polycatenane structures.