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2-Amino-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid

CAS Number 1240557-01-0

Chemistry Building Blocks, Materials, MOF Ligands, Porous Organic Frameworks


Product Code B3151-10g
Price £350 ex. VAT

Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Biphenyl Ligand

A rigid ligand linker for MOFs in applications of catalysts in cross coupling reactions


Specifications | MSDS | Literature and Reviews


2-Amino-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid is a biphenyl backboned ligand with carboxylic acid groups at the end 4,4'-positions and an amino group at 2-position of the  biphenyl rings.

Zirconium-Based MOFs (UiO-67-Mix) with different ratio of 4,4′-biphenyldicarboxylic acid/2-amino-biphenyl-4,4′-dicarboxylic acid rigid ligand linkers incorporated into their structure and Pd metal centres anchored onto the MOF as pendant, shows great efficiency as catalyst in Suzuki and Heck cross-coupling reactions with a very low Pd loading (0.054 mol %). The porous catalyst can be readily recovered and recycled in at least 10 cycles without significant leaching or loss of catalytic activity.

General Information


CAS Number 1240557-01-0
Chemical Formula C14H11NO4
Full Name 2-Amino-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid
Molecular Weight 257.24 g/mol
Synonyms H2BPDC-NH2
Classification / Family Biphenyl, MOF ligands, 

Chemical Structure


1240557-01-0 - 2-amino-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid
2-Amino-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid (H2BPDC) Chemical Structure, 1240557-01-0

Product Details


Purity >98%
Melting Point n.a.
Appearance Pale yellow powder/crystal

MSDS Documentation


1240557-01-0 - 2-amino-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid2-Amino-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4,4'-dicarboxylic acid MSDS Sheet

Literature and Reviews


  1. Thermolabile Groups in Metal–Organic Frameworks: Suppression of Network Interpenetration, Post-Synthetic Cavity Expansion, and Protection of Reactive Functional Groups, R. Deshpande et al., Angew. Chem., 49 (27), 4598-4602 (2010); DOI: 10.1002/anie.200905960.
  2. Metal–organic frameworks post-synthetically modified with ferrocenyl groups: framework effects on redox processes and surface conduction, Dalton Trans., 41, 1475-1480 (2012); DOI: 10.1039/C1DT10734H.
  3. Interpenetration isomers in isoreticular amine-tagged zinc MOFs, A. Khansari et al., CrystEngComm, 21, 7498-7506 (2019); DOI: 10.1039/C9CE01669D.
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