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Gallium Acetylacetonate

CAS 14405-43-7

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Formula CAS No. PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
Ga(CH3COCHCOCH3)3 14405-43-7 16717626 MFCD00013492 238-377-0 (Z)-4-bis[(Z)-1-methyl-3-oxobut-1-enoxy]gallanyloxypent-3-en-2-one N/A [Ga+3].O=C(/C=C(\[O-])C)C.[O-]\C(=C/C(=O)C)C.[O-]\C(=C/C(=O)C)C InChI=1S/3C5H8O2.Ga/c3*1-4(6)3-5(2)7;/h3*3,6H,1-2H3;/q;;;+3/p-3/b3*4-3-; ZVYYAYJIGYODSD-LNTINUHCSA-K

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C15H21GaO6 367.05 White to Pale Yellow 1.42 g/cm3 366.059 366.059 0 Safety Data Sheet

Acetylaceton Formula Diagram (C5H8O2)Gallium Acetylacetonate is a Gallium source that is soluble in organic solvents as an organometallic compound (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic Acetylacetonate Packaging, Lab Quantitycompounds). The high purity acetylacetonate anion complexes by bonding each oxygen atom to the metallic cation to form a chelate ring; because of this property, acetylacetonates are commonly used in various catalysts and catalytic reagents for organic synthesis, including the fabrication of various shapes of carbon nanostructures (as demonstrated by a 2013 experiment by researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden) via the use of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and laser evaporation techniques. It is generally immediately available in most volumes. Ultra high purity and high purity forms may be considered. Gallium Acetylacetonate is one of numerous organo-metallic compounds (also known as metalorganic, organo-inorganic and metallo-organic compounds) sold by American Elements under the tradename AE Organo-Metallics™ for uses requiring non-aqueous solubility such as recent solar energy and water treatment applications. Similar results can sometimes also be achieved with Nanoparticles and by thin film deposition. Note American Elements additionally supplies many materials as solutions. The application of Gallium that has received the most attention is the production of semiconducting compounds. Nowadays gallium arsenide (Ga-As) is undoubtedly the most used. This compound is used in the production of several electronic parts such as diodes and transistors, made for voltage rectification, signal amplification, etc. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Gallium (Ga) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolGallium (atomic symbol: Ga, atomic number: 31) is a Block P, Group 13, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 69.723.The number of electrons in each of Gallium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 3 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p1. The gallium atom has a radius of 122.1 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 187 pm. Gallium Bohr ModelGallium was predicted by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1871. It was first discovered and isolated by Lecoq de Boisbaudran in 1875. In its elemental form, gallium has a silvery appearance. Elemental GalliumGallium is one of three elements that occur naturally as a liquid at room temperature, the other two being mercury and cesium. Gallium does not exist as a free element in nature and is sourced commercially from bauxite and sphalerite. Currently, gallium is used in semiconductor devices for microelectronics and optics. The element name originates from the Latin word 'Gallia', the old name of France, and the word 'Gallus,' meaning rooster. For more information on gallium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of gallium products, visit our Gallium element page.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H302-H312-H315-H319-H332-H335-H351
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 20/21/22-36/37/38-40
Safety Precautions 26-36/37/39
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity Health Hazard      

Gallium(III) acetylacetonate; 3-penten-2-one, 4-hydroxy-, gallium salt, (3Z)- (3:1); tris(pentane-2,4-dionato-O,O')gallium; Ga(acac)3; Gallium tris[(2Z)-4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate]; Gallium(III) 2,4-pentanedionate; Gallium(III) 2,4-pentanedionate

Gallium Acetylacetonate Gallium Acetate Gallium Fluoride Gallium Antimonide Triethylgallium
Copper Indium Gallium Selenide - CIGS Gallium Arsenide Gallium Oxide Nanopowder Gallium Oxide Powder Gallium Nitride Wafer
Gadolinium Gallium Garnet - GGG Copper Gallium Sputtering Target Trimethylgallium Gallium doped Zinc Oxide - GZO Gallium Oxide
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Recent Research & Development for Gallium

  • Native gallium adatoms discovered on atomically-smooth gallium nitride surfaces at low temperature. Alam K, Foley A, Smith AR. Nano Lett. 2015 Mar 11
  • Potential use of gallium-doped phosphate-based glass material for periodontitis treatment. Sahdev R, Ansari TI, Higham SM, Valappil SP. J Biomater Appl. 2015 Feb 12.
  • Effects of erbium-and chromium-doped yttrium scandium gallium garnet and diode lasers on the surfaces of restorative dental materials: A scanning electron microscope study. Hatipoglu M, Barutcigil C. Niger J Clin Pract. 2015 Mar-Apr
  • Gallium plasmonics: deep subwavelength spectroscopic imaging of single and interacting gallium nanoparticles. Knight MW, Coenen T, Yang Y, Brenny BJ, Losurdo M, Brown AS, Everitt HO, Polman A. ACS Nano. 2015 Feb 24
  • Giant topological nontrivial band gaps in chloridized gallium bismuthide. Li L, Zhang X, Chen X, Zhao M. Nano Lett. 2015 Feb 11
  • Synthesis of Air- and Moisture-Stable Dibenzogallepins: Control of Planarity of Seven-Membered Rings in Solid States by Coordination to Gallium Atoms. Matsumoto T, Takamine H, Tanaka K, Chujo Y. Org Lett. 2015 Mar 4.
  • Structural, elastic and vibrational properties of nanocrystalline lutetium gallium garnet under high pressure. Monteseguro V, Rodríguez-Hernández P, Ortiz HM, Venkatramu V, Manjón FJ, Jayasankar CK, Lavín V, Muñoz A. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Mar 13.
  • Gallium-68 dotatate PET/CT is superior to other imaging modalities in the detection of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid in the presence of high serum calcitonin. Tran K, Khan S, Taghizadehasl M, Palazzo F, Frilling A, Todd JF, Al-Nahhas A. Hell J Nucl Med. 2015 Feb 13.
  • Nanoscale Optical Properties of Indium Gallium Nitride/Gallium Nitride Nanodisk-in-Rod Heterostructures. Zhou X, Lu MY, Lu YJ, Jones EJ, Gwo S, Grade?ak S. ACS Nano. 2015 Feb 12.
  • Fabrication and characterization of cerium-doped terbium gallium garnet with high magneto-optical properties. Chen Z, Hang Y, Yang L, Wang J, Wang X, Hong J, Zhang P, Shi C, Wang Y. Opt Lett. 2015 Mar 1
  • Synthesis and characterization of cerium- and gallium-containing borate bioactive glass scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. Deliormanl? AM. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2015 Feb
  • Mechanically Sintered Gallium-Indium Nanoparticles. Boley JW, White EL, Kramer RK. Adv Mater. 2015 Feb 27.
  • Prolonged-acting, Multi-targeting Gallium Nanoparticles Potently Inhibit Growth of Both HIV and Mycobacteria in Co-Infected Human Macrophages. Narayanasamy P, Switzer BL, Britigan BE. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 6
  • The E1-E2 center in gallium arsenide is the divacancy. Schultz PA. J Phys Condens Matter. 2015 Feb 25
  • Radiofluorination of a Pre-formed Gallium(III) Aza-macrocyclic Complex: Towards Next-Generation Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Agents. Bhalla R, Levason W, Luthra SK, McRobbie G, Sanderson G, Reid G. Chemistry. 2015 Mar 16
  • Comparative Studies of Three Gallium-68-labeled [des-Arg10]Kallidin Derivatives for Imaging Bradykinin B1 Receptor Expression with Positron Emission Tomography. Lin KS, Amouroux G, Pan J, Zhang Z, Jenni S, Lau J, Liu Z, Hundal-Jabal N, Colpo N, Bénard F. J Nucl Med. 2015 Mar 5.
  • High Final Energy of Low - Level Gallium Arsenide Laser Therapy Enhances Skeletal Muscle Recovery without a Positive Effect on Collagen Remodeling. de Freitas CE, Bertaglia RS, Vechetti Júnior IJ, Mareco EA, Salomão RA, de Paula TG, Nai GA, Carvalho RF, Pacagnelli FL, Dal-Pai-Silva M. Photochem Photobiol. 2015 Mar 7.
  • Insertion of benzonitrile into Al-N and ga-N bonds: formation of fused carbatriaza-gallanes/alanes and their subsequent synthesis from amidines and trimethyl-gallium/aluminum. Maheswari K, Rao AR, Reddy ND. Inorg Chem. 2015 Feb 16
  • Phytotoxicity and Transport of Gallium (Ga) in Rice Seedlings for 2-Day of Exposure. Yu XZ, Feng XH, Feng YX. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2015 Jan 30.
  • Recycling process for recovery of gallium from GaN an e-waste of LED industry through ball milling, annealing and leaching. Swain B, Mishra C, Kang L, Park KS, Lee CG, Hong HS. Environ Res. 2015 Mar 10

Recent Research & Development for Acetylacetonates

  • An oxygen-chelate complex, palladium bis-acetylacetonate, induces apoptosis in H460 cells via endoplasmic reticulum stress pathway rather than interacting with DNA. Wang Y, Hu J, Cai Y, Xu S, Weng B, Peng K, Wei X, Wei T, Zhou H, Li X, Liang G. J Med Chem. 2013 Dec 12
  • Enhancing the Deperoxidation Activity of Cobalt(II)Acetylacetonate by the Addition of Octanoic Acid. Spier E, Hermans I. Chemphyschem. 2013 Jul 24.
  • Single-molecule magnetism in three related {Co(III)2Dy(III)2}-acetylacetonate complexes with multiple relaxation mechanisms. Langley SK, Chilton NF, Moubaraki B, Murray KS. Inorg Chem. 2013 Jun 17
  • [Differentiated fluorescence centers in europium acetylacetonate hydrate doped poly methyl methacrylate]. Zhang YY, Zhong H, Chen BJ, Xia Y, Lin H. Guang Pu Xue Yu Guang Pu Fen Xi. 2014 Jun
  • Synthesis, characterization and cell viability test of six vanadyl complexes with acetylacetonate derivatives. Sgarbossa S, Diana E, Marabello D, Deagostino A, Cadamuro S, Barge A, Laurenti E, Gallicchio M, Boscaro V, Ghibaudi E. J Inorg Biochem. 2013 Nov
  • Photophysical properties of an unusual bichromophoric species constructed from a cyclometalated Pt(II) chromophore and a blue Bodipy-acetylacetonate species. Nastasi F, Puntoriero F, Serroni S, Campagna S, Olivier JH, Ziessel R. Dalton Trans. 2014 Dec 21
  • Monodentate and bridging behaviour of the sulfur-containing ligand 4'-[4-(methylsulfanyl)phenyl]-4,2':6',4''-terpyridine in two discrete zinc(II) complexes with acetylacetonate. Granifo J, Gaviño R, Freire E, Baggio R. Acta Crystallogr C. 2012 Oct
  • Photocytotoxic oxovanadium(IV) complexes of ferrocenyl-terpyridine and acetylacetonate derivatives. Balaji B, Balakrishnan B, Perumalla S, Karande AA, Chakravarty AR. Eur J Med Chem. 2015 Mar 6
  • Cyclometalated Pd(II) and Ir(III) 2-(4-bromophenyl)pyridine complexes with N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs) and acetylacetonate (acac): synthesis, structures, luminescent properties and application in one-pot oxidation/Suzuki coupling of aryl chlorides containing hydroxymethyl. Xu C, Li HM, Xiao ZQ, Wang ZQ, Tang SF, Ji BM, Hao XQ, Song MP. Dalton Trans. 2014 Jul 14
  • High performance polymer solar cells with as-prepared zirconium acetylacetonate film as cathode buffer layer. Tan Z, Li S, Wang F, Qian D, Lin J, Hou J, Li Y. Sci Rep. 2014 Apr 15
  • Design of layered silicate by grafting with metal acetylacetonate for high activity and chemoselectivity in photooxidation of cyclohexane. Tsunoji N, Ide Y, Yagenji Y, Sadakane M, Sano T. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2014 Apr 9
  • cis-{MoO2}(2+) assisted Mannich-type addition of acetylacetonate methine to the azomethine of tridentate Schiff bases: racemic complexes with chiral transformed ligands. Kurapati SK, Pal S. Dalton Trans. 2015 Feb 7
  • Intratumoral administration of holmium-166 acetylacetonate microspheres: antitumor efficacy and feasibility of multimodality imaging in renal cancer. Bult W, Kroeze SG, Elschot M, Seevinck PR, Beekman FJ, de Jong HW, Uges DR, Kosterink JG, Luijten PR, Hennink WE, van het Schip AD, Bosch JL, Nijsen JF, Jans JJ. PLoS One. 2013
  • Vanadyl acetylacetonate upregulates PPARγ and adiponectin expression in differentiated rat adipocytes. Wu Y, Huang M, Zhao P, Yang X. J Biol Inorg Chem. 2013 Aug
  • A novel drug "copper acetylacetonate" loaded in folic acid-tagged chitosan nanoparticle for efficient cancer cell targeting. Pramanik A, Laha D, Pramanik P, Karmakar P. J Drug Target. 2014 Jan
  • Oxidatively induced P-O bond formation through reductive coupling between phosphido and acetylacetonate, 8-hydroxyquinolinate, and picolinate groups. Arias A, Forniés J, Fortuño C, Martín A, Mastrorilli P, Todisco S, Latronico M, Gallo V. Inorg Chem. 2013 May 6
  • Growth mechanisms and size control of FePt nanoparticles synthesized using Fe(CO)x (x <
  • Binary Diffusion Coefficients of Platinum(II) Acetylacetonate in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide. Kong CY, Siratori T, Wang G, Sako T, Funazukuri T. J Chem Eng Data. 2013 Nov 14
  • Effect of magnesium acetylacetonate on the signal of organic forms of vanadium in graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry. Kowalewska Z, Welz B, Castilho IN, Carasek E. Talanta. 2013 Jan 15
  • Antitumor efficacy and tolerability of systemically administered gallium acetylacetonate-loaded gelucire-stabilized nanoparticles. Wehrung D, Bi L, Geldenhuys WJ, Oyewumi MO. J Biomed Nanotechnol. 2013 Jun