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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


Product Code B3131-1g
Price £125 ex. VAT

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.


Specifications | MSDS | Literature and Reviews


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


  1. Modulated Synthesis of Zr-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks: From Nano to Single Crystals, A. Schaate et al., Chem, Euro. J., 17 (24), 6643-6651 (2011); DOI: 10.1002/chem.201003211.
  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.
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