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4'-(pyridin-4-yl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-carboxylic acid

CAS Number 1393711-96-0

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

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Product Code B3141-1g
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Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) Biphenylpyridine Ligand

A rigid linear ligand linker for MOFs in applications of methane storage

Specifications | MSDS | Literature and Reviews

4'-(Pyridin-4-yl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-carboxylic acid (HPBPC), CAS number 1393711-96-0, has a rigid linear structure of biphenylpyridine with a carboxylic acid at the end of benzene rings.

MOF NiL2 (L=4-(4-pyridyl)-biphenyl-4-carboxylic acid), shows a dynamic feature of diamondoid topology switches between closed non-porous and several open porous phases at specific CO2 and CH4 pressures. Metal doping of the MOF with cobalt ions enables control over the gate opening between non-porous and porous phases. By adjusting the ratio of Ni/Co, methane-induced phase transformations can be fine-tuned to enhance methane working capacity. The optimal working capacity from 5 to 35 bar at 298 K (153 cm3 cm−3) was found for Ni0.89Co0.11L2 (X-dia-1- Ni0.89Co0.11), which is greater than that of benchmark rigid MOFs.

General Information

CAS Number 1393711-96-0
Chemical Formula C18H13NO2
Full Name 4'-(pyridin-4-yl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-carboxylic acid
Molecular Weight 275.30 g/mol
Synonyms HPBPC, 4-PBP, 4-(4-pyridyl)-biphenyl-4-carboxylic acid, 4-(pyridine-4-yl)phenylbenzoate
Classification / Family Biphenylpyridine MOF ligands, 

Chemical Structure

1393711-96-0 - 4-(4-pyridyl)-biphenyl-4-carboxylic acid chemical structure
4'-(pyridin-4-yl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-carboxylic acid (HPBPC) Chemical Structure, 1393711-96-0

Product Details

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

MSDS Documentation

1393711-96-0 - 4'-(pyridin-4-yl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-carboxylic acid4'-(Pyridin-4-yl)-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-carboxylic acid MSDS Sheet

Literature and Reviews

  1. Windmill Co4{Co4(μ4-O)} with 16 Divergent Branches Forming a Family of Metal–Organic Frameworks: Organic Metrics Control Topology, Gas Sorption, and Magnetism, Q. Chen et al., Chem. Eur. J., 22 (34), 12088-12094 (2016); DOI: 10.1002/chem.201601826.
  2. Reversible Switching between Highly Porous and Nonporous Phases of an Interpenetrated Diamondoid Coordination Network That Exhibits Gate-Opening at Methane Storage Pressures, Q. Yang et al., Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 57 (20), 5684-5689 (2018); DOI: 10.1002/anie.201800820.
  3. Regulation of the Degree of Interpenetration in Metal–Organic Frameworks, G. Verma et al., Top Curr Chem (Z) 378, 4 (2020); DOI: 10.1007/s41061-019-0268-x.
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