Non-Chromatographic Purification of Endohedral Metallofullerenes
AbstractThe purification of endohedral metallofullerenes by high performance liquid chromatography is very time-consuming and expensive. A number of rapid and inexpensive non-chromatographic methods have thus been developed for large-scale purification of metallofullerenes. In this review, we summarize recent advances in non-chromatographic purification methods of metallofullerenes. Lewis acid-based complexation is one of the most efficient and powerful methods for separation of metallofullerenes from empty fullerenes. The first oxidation potential of metallofullerenes is a critical factor that affects the separation efficiency of the Lewis acid-based method. Supramolecular methods are effective for separation of fullerenes and metallofullerenes that are different in size and shape. Chemical/electrochemical reduction and exohedral functionalization are also utilized to separate and purify metallofullerenes on a large scale. View Full-Text
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Wang, Z.; Omachi, H.; Shinohara, H. Non-Chromatographic Purification of Endohedral Metallofullerenes. Molecules 2017, 22, 718.
Wang Z, Omachi H, Shinohara H. Non-Chromatographic Purification of Endohedral Metallofullerenes. Molecules. 2017; 22(5):718.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Zhiyong; Omachi, Haruka; Shinohara, Hisanori. 2017. "Non-Chromatographic Purification of Endohedral Metallofullerenes." Molecules 22, no. 5: 718.
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