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Published December 21, 1990 | public
Journal Article

Organic Chemistry of C_(60) (Buckminsterfullerene): Chromatography and Osmylation


Treatment of CG0 with osmium tetroxide and pyridine gives the osmate ester (2.1 adduct) establishing that oxygen functionality can be added to C_(60) without disrupting the carbon framework.

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© 1990 American Chemical Society. Published in print 1 December 1990. J.M.H. is grateful to the National Science Foundation (Presidential Young Investigator Award, CHE-8857453), the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation (New Faculty Grant), the Shell Oil Company Foundation (Shell Faculty Fellowship), Xerox Corporation, Monsanto Company, and the Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories for financial support. J.R.H. thanks the NASA SETI foundation and R.J.S. thanks the National Science Foundation for support. We thank Joseph Lyssikatos for assistance with the 13C NMR spectrum of C_(70).

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