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2',5'-Dimethoxy[1,1':4',1''-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid

CAS Number 1392416-19-1

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


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Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Terphenyl Ligand

A rigid linear ligand linker with flexible side functional groups for MOFs in applications of carbon dioxide storage and separation of CO2 and CH4.


2′,5′-Dimethoxy-[1,1′:4′,1″-terphenyl]-4,4″-dicarboxylic acid (H2TPDC-OMe), a rigid terphenyl ligand with flexible functional groups, can provide various coordination modes and diverse architectures with inorganic metal cluster centres. With three linearly connected phenyl rings, 2′,5′-dimethoxy-[1,1′:4′,1″-terphenyl]-4,4″-dicarboxylic acid is also capable of showing photoluminescence.

Porous MOF [Cd(L)(OBA)]·DMF·H2O, where L is H2TPDC-OMe, shows high adsorption for CO2 with an uptake of 26.75 cm3/g at 295 K. {[Cd(L)(OBA)]·DMF·H2O}n also demonstrates great potential for selective separation of CO2 and CH4, due to the different interaction mechanism between the gases and the open metal sites.

General Information

CAS Number 1392416-19-1
Chemical Formula C22H18O6
Full Name 2',5'-Dimethoxy[1,1':4',1''-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid
Molecular Weight 378.37 g/mol
Synonyms H2TPDC-OMe
Classification / Family Terphenyl, MOF ligands, 

Chemical Structure

1392416-19-1 - 2',5'-Dimethoxy[1,1':4',1''-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid chemical structure
2',5'-Dimethoxy[1,1':4',1''-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid (H2TPDC-OMe) Chemical Structure, 1392416-19-1

Product Details

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

MSDS Documentation

1392416-19-1 - 2',5'-dimethoxy[1,1':4',1''-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid2',5'-Dimethoxy[1,1':4',1''-terphenyl]-4,4''-dicarboxylic acid MSDS Sheet

Literature and Reviews

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  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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