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MOF-5 (MF 001)


One unit cell of a MOF-5 (Zn4O(C8H4O4)3) crystal composed of terephthalic acid C6H4(COOH)2 linker and octahedral carboxylato Zn4O(CO2)6 joints (secondary building units).

MOF crystals size: from 1 x 1 x 1 mm3 to 3 x 3 x 2 mm3.

MOF pores dimention: 0.8nm

Appearance: regular colourless cubic or tetragonal crystals in N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF)

1. Gas adsorption: hydrogen, nitrogen gas (1), (2)
2. Catalysis (4), (6)
3. General Material Science research (3), (5)

Properties: Maximum Surface Area: 4400 m2/g Langmuir surface area

Packaging: 200mg of crystals per 1 vial (in 2mL of DMF)

Fig. MOF-5 crystals; Microscope Nikon Eclipse 50i (light polarization; magnification 40x).


1. Eddaoudi M, Kim J, Rosi N, Vodak D, Wachter J, O'Keeffe M, Yaghi OM; Science 2002, 295(5554), 469-72.
2. Kaye S, Daily A, Yaghi O, Long J; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129 (46), 14176-14177.
3. Han S, Wei Y, Valente C, Lagzi I, Gassensmith JJ, Coskun A, Stoddart JF, Grzybowski BA; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132 (46), 16358-61.
4. Wang L, Xiao B, Wang B, Wu J; J. Sci. China Chem. 2011, 54 (9), 1468-1473.
5. Choi K, Jeon H, Kang J, Yaghi O; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 11920-11923.
6. Park T, Hickman A, Koh K, Martin S, Wong-Foy A, Sanford M, Matzger, A; J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 20138-20141.
7. Nayuk R, Zacher D, Schweins R, Wiktor C, Fischer R, van Tendeloo G, Huber K; J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 6127-6123.


Standard Products

name catalog no. m n weight price
Zn4O(C8H4O4)3 MF 001-0.05 50 mg Log in to see the prices
Zn4O(C8H4O4)3 MF 001-0.25 250 mg
Zn4O(C8H4O4)3 MF 001-1 1 g

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