MOFs taking on gas-purification: The semiconductor industry

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The semiconductor industry relies heavily on highly purified gases for their production processes. Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have shown great potential in gas purification and other related applications. In this article, we will take a look at how gases used in the fabrication process of semiconductors are purified and where metal-organic frameworks can be applied. Read More

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How MOFs save the climate from carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases

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Global temperature has been on the rise since the birth of the modern industrial revolution after World War II. The subsequent effects have currently led to over 400 ppm of CO2 in the atmosphere. Metal-organic frameworks offer a capturing and sequestration alternative to commonly used materials that can reduce free CO2 and other green house gases in the atmosphere. Read More

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The future of drug delivery – targeted, timed and non-toxic release of APIs using MOFs

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How a drug — more precisely an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) — is taken up by the body and delivered to the site of disease, has a tremendous effect on the efficacy of the API itself. A large amount of research has been done on applying metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as drug delivery agents. We take a look into what good drug delivery agents do and why metal-organic frameworks are well suited for this job. Read More

How toxic are MOFs?

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The current developments around the application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications are forcing us to have a closer look at how harmful they are. In this post, we have a look at the toxicity of MOFs, the current status quo of research, and what’s coming. Read More

Metal-organic frameworks revolutionise pharmaceuticals

Improving pharmaceutical and biomedical applications through metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)

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Starting with the first publication about metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) in 1999, MOFs have seen a rapid growth in the last years and have proven to be of great interest to the pharmaceutical industry. MOFs can improve drug delivery, stabilize enzymes or improve osseointegration of implants. Discover the opportunities MOFs offer for pharmaceutical applications. Read More

How MOFs adsorb water from dry air

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Water supply is a critical factor in arid areas such as Africa, the Middle East and Australia. Conventional technologies rely on either sea/brackish water or condensation. However, these are very energy-consuming and rather inefficient. To secure the water supply in an efficient and sustainable way for communities in remote desert areas, new technologies are needed.

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