6-Phosphonohexanoic acid


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98-104 °C

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General description

6-Phosphonohexanoic acid (PHA) is an alkylphosphonic acid that forms a self-assembled monolayer (SAM) on a variety of surfaces. It has carboxylic groups that facilitate the grafting of the surface atoms while the phosphonic groups allow the surface modification of the substrate material.


PHA can be used in the surface functionalization of phynox material which can further be utilized in the biomedical applications such as surgical implant and stents. It can also be used in dispersing manganese dioxide (MnO2)-MWCNT for the formation of electrodes for supercapacitors. It may also be coated on indium tin oxide (ITO) as an alternative to silane based SAMs for the fabrication of organic electronic devices such as organic solar cells (OSCs).


1 g in glass bottle


13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Shulian Tan et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(41), 10954-10959 (2017-09-07)
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Ata MS, et al.
Journal of Material Chemistry A, 4(45), 17857-17865 (2016)
Nicolas Pacheco et al.
Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology, 46(8), 1139-1153 (2019-05-16)
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Liu Zhenjiang et al.
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Jo K, et al.
Electrochimica Acta, 56(13), 4828-4833 (2011)
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