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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 529-530; doi:10.3390/50300529

Synthesis of Diads and Triads Derived from Carotenoids and Fullerene C60

1,* , 2, 2 and 2
1 Departamento de Química y Física, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Agencia Postal Nº 3, 5800 Río Cuarto, Argentina 2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1604, USA
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Published: 22 March 2000
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A convenient procedure for the synthesis of supramolecules bearing carotenoids and fullerene C60 is reported. The amphipathic nature and the high yield of charge separation of these compounds make them candidates in the formation of transmembrane charge gradients.
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Durantini, E.N.; Moore, A.; Moore, T.A.; Gust, D. Synthesis of Diads and Triads Derived from Carotenoids and Fullerene C60. Molecules 2000, 5, 529-530.

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