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[p-Terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid

CAS Number 13653-84-4

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


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Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Terphenyl Ligand

A rigid linear ligand linker for MOFs in applications of carbon dioxide storage


[p-Terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid (H2TPDC) is a linear terphenyl with one carboxylic acid group on each end of the structure at 4,4'-positions.

Thermal annealing treatment for the reticular dysprosium (Dy) with rigid molecular ligand linker [p-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid (Dy:H2TPDC) architecture gives rise to an unprecedented quasi-hexagonal nanostructure. The structure is based on dinuclear dysprosium clusters, exhibiting a unique six-fold Dy⋯O bonding motif.

General Information

CAS Number 13653-84-4
Chemical Formula C20H14O4
Full Name [p-Terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid 
Molecular Weight 318.32 g/mol
Synonyms H2TPDC, H2TDA, [1,1':4',1''-Terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid
Classification / Family Terphenyl, MOF ligands, 

Chemical Structure

13653-84-4 - [p-Terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid chemical structure
[p-Terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid  (H2TPDC) Chemical Structure, 13653-84-4

Product Details

Purity >97%
Melting Point n.a.
Appearance White powder/crystal

MSDS Documentation

13653-84-4 - p-terphenyl-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid[p-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid MSDS Sheet

Literature and Reviews

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  2. Dysprosium-carboxylate nanomeshes with tunable cavity size and assembly motif through ionic interactions, B. Cirera et al., Chem. Commun., 52, 11227-11230 (2016); DOI: 10.1039/C6CC04874A.
  3. Enhanced water stability and high CO2 storage capacity of a Lewis basic sites-containing zirconium metal–organic framework, S. Demir et al., Dalton Trans., 50, 16587-16592 (2021); DOI: 10.1039/D1DT02772G.
  4. Lanthanide metal–organic network featuring strong perpendicular magnetic anisotropy, S. Parreiras et al., Nanoscale, 15, 7267-7271 (2023); DOI: 10.1039/D2NR07189D.
  5. Interpenetration Control in Thorium Metal–Organic Frameworks: Structural Complexity toward Iodine Adsorption, Y. Ju et al., Inorg. Chem., 60 (8), 5617–5626 (2021); DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c03586.
  6. A Simple, Transition Metal Catalyst-Free Method for the Design of Complex Organic Building Blocks Used to Construct Porous Metal–Organic Frameworks, I. Kochetygov et al., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., e202215595 (2023); DOI: 10.1002/anie.202215595.

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