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1 State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, China

2 Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria

3 National Centre for Nanoscience and Technology, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China

4 Department of Chemistry, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

5 Ningbo Institute of Material Science and Engineering, Zhejiang, China



The pursuit of rapid development in the area of catalysis, solar energy, environmental remediation, wastewater treatment and other aspects of ecological and sustainable chemistry has prompted substantial research by material chemists, physicists, academics and other scientists for the development of porous material. A lot of energy had been invested in this course by scientist, research organizations and public sector agencies from antiquity, but the resulting solution has been somewhat undesirable until two decades ago when Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) appears to offer a glimpse of solution to those challenging issues. The adaptability, flexibility, uniqueness and usability of the metal-organic frameworks material, and its suitability to every facet of scientific and technological advancement has since triggered an incredible upsurge in studies aimed at uncovering more of the inherent influential properties of the materials, and its improvement for the betterment of material science and research world. This review is aimed at investigating some of the recent advancements/ breakthrough in metal-organic frameworks, synthetic methodologies and impending applications.

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Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Recent Advances in Synthetic Methodologies and Some Applications


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