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Metal–organic frameworks constructed from pentagonal antiprismatic and cuboctahedral secondary building units

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Two crystalline metal–organic frameworks formulated as Zn6(NDC)5(OH)2(DMF)2·4D MF, MOF-48, and Zn7(m-BDC)6(OH)4(H2O) 2·6DMF·4H2O, MOF-49, (NDC = 1,4-naphthalenedicarboxylate; m-BDC=1,3-benzenedicarboxylate) have been synthesized and fully characterized by single crystal X-ray diffraction studies, which reveal that the frameworks are constructed from pentagonal antiprismatic (MOF-48) and cuboctahedral (MOF-49) secondary building units respectively, however, both are reticulated into 3-D structures having the B network of CaB6.

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Submitted
24 Sep 2001
Accepted
06 Nov 2001
First published
30 Nov 2001

Chem. Commun., 2001, 2534-2535
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Communication

Metal–organic frameworks constructed from pentagonal antiprismatic and cuboctahedral secondary building units

D. T. Vodak, M. E. Braun, J. Kim, M. Eddaoudi and O. M. Yaghi, Chem. Commun., 2001, 2534
DOI: 10.1039/B108684G

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