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Title: Scalable synthesis and post-modification of a mesoporous metal-organic framework called NU-1000

The synthesis of NU-1000, a mesoporous metal-organic framework (MOF), can be conducted efficiently on a multigram scale from inexpensive starting materials. NU-1000 has been reported as an excellent candidate for gas separation and catalysis. In particular, it is ideal for the catalytic deactivation of nerve agents and shows great promise as a new generic platform for a wide range of applications. Multiple post-synthetic modification protocols have been developed using NU-1000 as the parent material, making it a potentially useful scaffold for several catalytic applications. The procedure for the preparation of NU-1000 can be scaled up reliably, and it is suitable for the production of 50 g of the tetracarboxylic acid containing organic linker and 200 mg–2.5 g of NU-1000. Lastly, the entire synthesis is performed without purification by column chromatography and can be completed within 10 d.
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  1. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Materials Science Division
  3. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States). Dept. of Chemistry; King Abdulaziz Univ., Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). Dept. of Chemistry
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357; SC0012702
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Protocols
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 11; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-2189
Nature Publishing Group
Research Org:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; Metal-organic framework; NU-1000; mesoporous
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