Editorial: The Influence of Crystal Size and Morphology on Framework Materials

Front Chem. 2022 Jan 7;9:829906. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2021.829906. eCollection 2021. NO ABSTRACT PMID:35071198 | PMC:PMC8782200 | DOI:10.3389/fchem.2021.829906 Read more

SERS Platform Based on Hollow-Core Microstructured Optical Fiber: Technology of UV-Mediated Gold Nanoparticle Growth

Biosensors (Basel). 2021 Dec 31;12(1):19. doi: 10.3390/bios12010019. ABSTRACT Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) is a powerful technique for biosensing. However, SERS analysis has several concerns: the signal is limited by a… Read more

Linking metal-organic cages pairwise as a design approach for assembling multivariate crystalline materials

Chem Sci. 2021 Nov 30;13(1):68-73. doi: 10.1039/d1sc05663h. eCollection 2021 Dec 22. ABSTRACT Using metal-organic cages (MOCs) as preformed supermolecular building-blocks (SBBs) is a powerful strategy to design functional metal-organic frameworks… Read more

Synthesis and characterization of polymerizable MOFs for the preparation of MOF/polymer mixed matrix membranes

STAR Protoc. 2022 Jan 7;3(1):101039. doi: 10.1016/j.xpro.2021.101039. eCollection 2022 Mar 18. ABSTRACT Mixed-matrix membranes (MMMs) comprising polymer matrices and metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) provide efficient and economic CO2 separation. One major… Read more

Fine pore engineering in a series of isoreticular metal-organic frameworks for efficient C2H2/CO2 separation

Nat Commun. 2022 Jan 11;13(1):200. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-27929-7. ABSTRACT The separation of C2H2/CO2 is not only industrially important for acetylene purification but also scientifically challenging owing to their high similarities in… Read more

Selective ligand removal to improve accessibility of active sites in hierarchical MOFs for heterogeneous photocatalysis

Nat Commun. 2022 Jan 12;13(1):282. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-27775-7. ABSTRACT Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are commended as photocatalysts for H2 evolution and CO2 reduction as they combine light-harvesting and catalytic functions with excellent… Read more

Hierarchically encapsulating enzymes with multi-shelled metal-organic frameworks for tandem biocatalytic reactions

Nat Commun. 2022 Jan 13;13(1):305. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-27983-9. ABSTRACT Biocatalytic transformations in living organisms, such as multi-enzyme catalytic cascades, proceed in different cellular membrane-compartmentalized organelles with high efficiency. Nevertheless, it remains… Read more

Confined Water Vapor in ZIF-8 Nanopores

ACS Omega. 2021 Dec 22;7(1):64-69. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.1c02953. eCollection 2022 Jan 11. ABSTRACT Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) possess an ordered and size-controllable porous structure, making them an interesting heterogeneous confining environment for… Read more

Immobilization of Lipase from Thermomyces lanuginosus in Magnetic Macroporous ZIF-8 Improves Lipase Reusability in Biodiesel Preparation

ACS Omega. 2021 Dec 29;7(1):274-280. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.1c04601. eCollection 2022 Jan 11. ABSTRACT In recent years, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have emerged as a promising support for immobilizing enzymes due to their… Read more

Electrochemical performance of composite electrodes based on rGO, Mn/Cu metal-organic frameworks, and PANI

Sci Rep. 2022 Jan 13;12(1):664. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-04409-y. ABSTRACT Benzendicarboxylic acid (BDC)-based metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have been widely utilized in various applications, including supercapacitor electrode materials. Manganese and copper have solid… Read more