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Descriptor English: Fullerenes
Descriptor Spanish: Fulerenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Fulerenos
Descriptor French: Fullerènes
Entry term(s): Buckminsterfullerene
Buckminsterfullerenes
Buckyball
Buckyballs
Fullerene
Tree number(s): D01.268.150.250
J01.637.512.600.612.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037741
Scope note: 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.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Carbon (1991-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37297
Unique ID: D037741
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Fullerenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0413473
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Fullerenes
Entry term(s) Buckminsterfullerene
Buckminsterfullerenes
Buckyball
Buckyballs
Fullerene



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