Trimesic acid

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Benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylic acid, TMA, H3BTC, BTC
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<5% acetic acid


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General description

Trimesic acid (TMA), also known as 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid, has a self-organized 2D molecular network structure formed by intermolecular hydrogen bonds between the carboxylic acid residues in bulk crystals.
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TMA can be used in the synthesis of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which can be used as organic linkers potentially utilized in sensors.


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Lin-Hua Xie et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 49(3), 1158-1165 (2010-01-07)
Solvothermal reactions of equimolar zinc acetate, lithium acetate, and 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylic acid (H(3)btc) in different mixed solvents yielded isostructural three-dimensional frameworks [LiZn(btc)(cG)].lG [cG and lG denote coordinated and lattice guests, respectively; cG = (nmp)(0.5)(H(2)O)(0.5), lG = (EtOH)(0.5) (1a); cG = H(2)O...
Leslie J Murray et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(23), 7856-7857 (2010-05-21)
Reaction of Cr(CO)(6) with trimesic acid in DMF affords the metal-organic framework Cr(3)(BTC)(2).nDMF (BTC(3-) = 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate), which is isostructural to Cu(3)(BTC)(2).3H(2)O. Exchanging DMF for methanol and heating at 160 degrees C under dynamic vacuum for 48 h results in the...
Hai-Long Jiang et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 49(21), 10001-10006 (2010-10-12)
A series of microporous lanthanide-organic framework enantiomers, Ln(BTC)(H(2)O)·(DMF)(1.1) (Ln = Y 1a, 1b; Tb 2a, 2b; Dy 3a, 3b; Er 4a, 4b; Yb 5a, 5b, BTC = 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate; DMF = N,N-dimethylformamide) with unprecedented (6,6)-connected topology have been prepared and characterized....
Tarek Baati et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 879(23), 2311-2314 (2011-07-06)
The quantification of trimesic acid, a constitutive organic linker from the biodegradable porous iron(III) trimesate MIL-100(Fe) (MIL stands for Materials from Institut Lavoisier), has been performed in different biological complex media (liver, spleen and urine) using a liquid-liquid extraction procedure....
Charles E Mays et al.
Biomaterials, 33(28), 6808-6822 (2012-07-04)
Quinacrine and related heterocyclic compounds have antiprion activity. Since the infectious pathogen of prion diseases is composed of multimeric PrP(Sc) assemblies, we hypothesized that this antiprion property could be enhanced by attaching multiple quinacrine-derived chloroquinoline or acridine moieties to a...

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