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CAS Number 1816997-25-7

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

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Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) p-Terphenyl Ligand

A linear branched ligand linker for MOFs in applications of oxygen, methane and CO2 adsorption and iron detection

3,3′′,5,5′′-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)-p-terphenyl (H4TCPT) is a linear terphenyl ligand with four side arms of 4-carboxyphenyl groups.

Highly stable MOFs, [Zr6O4(OH)8(HO)4(L)2 ] (BUT-14), where L is H4TCPT,  is highly porous with BET surface areas of 3,595 m2 g−1 , exhibiting excellent selective detection ability toward trace amounts of Fe3+ ion over other metal ions in  water system  in terms of distinct fluorescent quenching. with a detection limit of 212 ppb.

Chemically and hydrolytically stable chromium-based MOF Cr-soc-MOF-1 shows extraordinarily high porosity with a surface area of 4,549 m2/g with the ability to capture 200 wt % of water of its body weight over more than 100 adsorption-desorption cycles. Cr-soc-MOF-1 as an adsorbent find potential applications for water/moisture adsorption such as moisture control, dehumidification, adsorption-based desalination, and adsorption heating and cooling pumps.

Al-soc-MOF, another MOF platform  using H4TCPT ligand as the linkers and aluminium ion clusters as the nodes,  can address the challenging dual target of 0.5 g/g (gravimetric) and 264 cm3 (STP)/cm3 (volumetric) methane storage. Al-soc-MOF also exhibits the highest total gravimetric and volumetric uptake for carbon dioxide and oxygen at relatively high pressures among all microporous MOFs.

General Information

CAS Number 1816997-25-7
Chemical Formula C48H30O8
Full Name 3,3′′,5,5′′-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)-p-terphenyl
Molecular Weight 710.73 g/mol
Synonyms H4TCPT, 5',5'''-Bis(4-carboxyphenyl)-[1,1':3',1'':4'',1''':3''',1''''-quinquephenyl]-4,4''''- dicarboxylic acid, 5,5-Bis(4-carboxyphenyl)[1,1:3,1:4,1:3,1-quinquephenyl]-4,4-dicarboxylic acid
Classification / Family p-Terphenyl, MOF ligands, 

Chemical Structure

1816997-25-7 - 3,3′′,5,5′′-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)-p-terphenyl chemical structure
3,3′′,5,5′′-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)-p-terphenyl chemical structure (H4TCPT) Chemical Structure, 1816997-25-7

Product Details

Purity >98%
Melting Point n.a.
Appearance Off-white powder/crystal

MSDS Documentation

1816997-25-7 - 3,3′′,5,5′′-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)-p-terphenyl3,3′′,5,5′′-tetrakis(4-carboxyphenyl)-p-terphenyl MSDS Sheet

Literature and Reviews

  1. Stable fluorescent Zr(IV)-Based Metal−Organic Frameworks with Predesigned Functionalized Ligands for Highly Selective Detection of Fe(III) Ions in Water, B. Wang et al., ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 10286−10295 (2017); DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b00918.
  2. Reticular Chemistry in Action: A Hydrolytically Stable MOF Capturing Twice Its Weight in Adsorbed Water, T. Abtab et al., Chem, 4, 94–105 (2018); DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.11.005.
  3. Metal organic frameworks and their composites as effective tools for sensing environmental hazards: An up to date tale of mechanism, current trends and future prospects, S. Kamal et al., Coor. Chem. Rev., 474, 214859 (2023); DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2022.214859.
  4. Recent Progress on Microfine Design of Metal–Organic Frameworks: Structure Regulation and Gas Sorption and Separation, J. Li et al., Adv. Mater., 32 (44), 2002563 (2020); DOI: 10.1002/adma.202002563.
  5. MOF Crystal Chemistry Paving the Way to Gas Storage Needs: Aluminum-Based soc-MOF for CH4, O2, and CO2 Storage, D. Alezi et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137 (41), 13308–13318 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b07053.

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