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A family of simple benzene 1,3,5-tricarboxamide (BTA) aromatic carboxylic acid hydrogels

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Abstract

We present the characterisation of a hydrogel forming family of benzene 1,3,5-tricarboxamide (BTA) aromatic carboxylic acid derivatives. The simple, easy to synthesise compounds presented here exhibit consistent gel formation at low concentrations through the use of a pH trigger.

Graphical abstract: A family of simple benzene 1,3,5-tricarboxamide (BTA) aromatic carboxylic acid hydrogels

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The article was received on 11 Oct 2012, accepted on 07 Dec 2012 and first published on 10 Dec 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37428E
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 4268-4270
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    A family of simple benzene 1,3,5-tricarboxamide (BTA) aromatic carboxylic acid hydrogels

    R. C. T. Howe, A. P. Smalley, A. P. M. Guttenplan, M. W. R. Doggett, M. D. Eddleston, J. C. Tan and G. O. Lloyd, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 4268
    DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37428E

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