Modulated Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks through Tuning of the Initial Oxidation State of the Metal

Bosch, M.; Sun, X.; Yuan, S.; Chen, Y.-P.; Wang, Q.; Wang, X.; Zhou, H.-C., Eur. J. of Inorg. Chem., 2016, 2016 (27), 4368-4372. DOI:10.1002/ejic.201600211

Thermodynamically Guided Synthesis of Mixed-Linker Zr-MOFs with Enhanced Tunability

Yuan, S.; Qin, J.-S.; Zou, L.; Chen, Y.-P.; Wang, X.; Zhang, Q.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (20), 6636-6642. DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b03263

Controlled Generation of Singlet Oxygen in Living Cells with Tunable Ratios of the Photochromic Switch in Metal-Organic Frameworks

Park, J.; Qin, J.; Feng, D.; Zhou, H.-C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55 (25), 7188-7193. DOI:10.1002/anie.201602417

Highly Stable Zr(IV)-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks for the Detection and Removal of Antibiotics and Organic Explosives in Water

Bin, W.; Lv, X.-L.; Feng, D.;Xie, L.-H.; Zhang, J.; Li, M.; Xie, Y.; Li, J.-R.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (19), 6204-6216. DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b01663

Derivation and Decoration of Nets with Trigonal-Prismatic Nodes: A Unique Route to Reticular Synthesis of Metal–Organic Frameworks

Qin, J.-S.; Du, D.-Y.; Li, M.; Lian, X.-Z.; Dong, L.-Z.; Bosch, M.; Su, Z.-M.; Zhang, Q.; Li, S.-L.; Lan, Y.-Q.; Yuan, S.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (16) 5299-5307. DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b01093

An In Situ One-Pot Synthetic Approach towards Multivariate Zirconium MOFs

Sun, Y.; Sun, L.; Feng, D.; Zhou, H.-C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55 (22), 6471-6475. DOI:10.1002/anie.201602274

Zr-based metal-organic frameworks: design, synthesis, structure, and applications

Bai, Y.; Dou, Y.; Xie, L.H.; Rutledge, W.; Li, J.R.; Zhou, H.-C., Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, 45, 2327-2367. DOI:10.1039/c5cs00837a

Seed-Mediated Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks

Xu, H.; Wang, K.; Ding, M.; Feng, D.; Jiang, H.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (16), 5316-5320. DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b01414


Size-Controlled Synthesis of Porphyrinic Metal-Organic Framework and Functionalization for Targeted Photodynamic Therapy

Park, J.; Jiang, Q.; Feng, D.; Mao, L.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (10), 3518-3525. DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b00007

Pyrazolate-Based Porphyrinic Metal-Organic Framework with Extraordinary Base-Resistance

Wang, K.; Lv, X.; Feng, D.; Mao, L.; Zhou, H.-C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (3), 914-919. DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b10881

Topology-Guided Design of An Anionic bor-Network for Photocatalytic [Ru(bpy)3]2+ Encapsulation

Wang, X.; Lu, W.; Gu, Z.-Y.; Zhang, W.; Zhou, H.-C. Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 1926. DOI:10.1039/C5CC08614K

Metal-Organic Frameworks for Methane Storage

Wang, X.; Fordham, S.; Zhou, H.-C., Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy. 2015, 1213, 173-191. DOI:10.1021/bk-2015-1213.ch008


Crystal Engineering on Superpolyhedral Building Blocks in Metal-Organic Frameworks Applied in Gas Adsorption

Chen, Y.-P.; Liu, T.-F.; Fordham, S.; Zhou, H.-C., Acta Crystallogr., Sect. B: Struct. Sci., 2015, B71, 613-618. DOI:10.1107/S205252061501584X

Biological Study of Metal-Organic Frameworks towards Human Ovarian Cancer Cell Lines

Wei, Z.; Magnati, M.; Martinez, B.; Vanguard, K.K.; Palakurthi, S.; Luo, Z.; Bashir, S.; Zhou, H.-C.; Liu, J., Can. J. Chem., 2015, 94(4), 380-385. DOI:10.1139/cjc-2015-0370

A Versatile Synthetic Route for the Preparation of Titanium Metal-Organic Frameworks

Zou, L.; Feng, D.; Liu. T.-F.; Chen, Y.-P.; Yuan, S.; Wang, K.; Wang, X; Fordham, S.; Zhou, H.–C., Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 1063-1069. DOI:10.1039/C5SC03620H

The Preparation of An Ultrastable Mesoporous CR(III)-MOF via Reductive Labilization

Lian, X.; Feng, D.; Chen, Y.-P.; Liu. T.-F.; Wang, X; Zhou, H.–C., Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 7044-7048. DOI:10.1039/C5SC02587G

Cooperative Cluster Metalation and Ligand Migration in Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks

Yuan, S.; Chen, Y.-P.; Qin, J.; Lu, W.; Wang, X; Zhang, Q.; Bosch, M.; Liu. T.-F.; Lian, X.; Zhou, H.–C., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 14696-14700. DOI:10.1002/anie.201505625

Dual Exchange in PCN-333: A Facile Strategy to Chemically Robust Mesoporous Chromium Metal-Organic Framework with Functional Groups

Park, J.; Feng, D.; Zhou, H.–C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 11801-11809. DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b07373

Piezofluorochromic Metal–Organic Framework: A Microscissor Lift

Zhang, Q.; Su, J.; Feng, D.; Wei, Z.; Zou, X.; Zhou, H.–C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 10064-10067. DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b04695


Iron--Sulfur Models of Protein Active Sites

Perry, Z.; Martinez, B.; Zhou, H-C.,  Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, ed R.A. Scott., 2015, DOI: 10.1002/9781119951438.eibc0108.pub2.



We are a research group with a focus on chemistry and material science at Texas A&M University led by Dr. Hong-Cai Zhou.

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