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United States Patent 5,294,732
Chiang, et. al.Mar. 15, 1994

Polysubstituted fullerenes and their preparation

Inventors: Chiang; Long Y. (Somerset, NJ); Upasanti; Ravindra B. (Flemington, NJ); Swirczewski; John W. (Kintnersville, PA).
Assignee: Exxon Research & Engineering Co. (Florham Park, NJ).
Appl. No.: 996,207
Filed: Dec. 23, 1992

Intl. Cl.:C07C 39/23; C07C 235/40;
U.S. Cl.:560/86.; 560/89.;
Field of Search:86;89

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Primary Examiner: Cintins; Marianne M.
Assistant Examiner: Hydorn; Michael B.


The present invention is directed to polysubstituted fullerene moieties having a plurality of substituents thereon wherein the substituents are selected from the group consisting of hydroxy in combination with hydroxy, amino, oxide, nitro, organocarboxy, amide and mixtures thereof.

8 Claims, No Drawings

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