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Compound Summary for: CID 123591

Fullerenes

Also known as: Buckminsterfullerene, Fullerene C60, [60]fullerene, Footballene, Buckyball, Fullerene, Fullerene 60, (C60-Ih)[5,6]fullerene, 99685-96-8
Molecular Formula: C60   Molecular Weight: 720.642   InChIKey: XMWRBQBLMFGWIX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A polyhedral CARBON structure composed of around 60-80 carbon atoms in pentagon and hexagon configuration. They are named after Buckminster Fuller because of structural resemblance to geodesic domes. Fullerenes can be made in high temperature such as arc discharge in an inert atmosphere.   From: MeSH
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