Chinese Journal of Applied Chemistry ›› 2010, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (11): 1241-1251.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1095.2010.00028

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Progress in Synthesis and Application of Polyhydroxyl Terephthalic Acid

ZHANG Jian-Ting1, WANG Kun1,2, ZHAO De-Ming1, XIE Pin-Zan1, JIN Ning-Ren1*   

  1. (1.College of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science,Zhejiang University of Technology,Hangzhou 310032;
    2.Sichuan University of Arts and Science,Dazhou)
  • Published:2010-11-10 Online:2010-11-10


The applications of polyhydroxyl terephthalic acids in medicines and functional materials have captured much research attentions. This article reviews the synthesis and application of four typical chemicals with utmost importance and value. The preparation process of polyhydroxyl terephthalic acid substances through Koble-Schmitt reaction with phenol-type substances as starting materials has advantages such as simple operation, low production cost and environment benign, and so on.

Key words: polyhydroxyl terephthalic acid, synthesis, application, Koble-Schmitt method

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