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Fullerenes Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Buckminsterfullerenes; Buckminsterfullerene; Buckyball; Fullerene; Buckyballs

Networked: 208 relevant articles (7 outcomes, 23 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Fullerenes is Relevant

  1. Inflammation : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 10 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 1 outcome 8 studies in 62 results
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  4. Atherosclerosis : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  5. Neuroblastoma : 1 outcome in 5 results
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Drugs Related to Fullerenes

  1. hydroxide ion
  2. Glucose (Dextrose)
  3. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)
  4. 1-Methyl-4-phenylpyridinium (1 Methyl 4 phenylpyridinium)
  5. Glucosamine (Dona)
  6. Fullerenes
  7. malonic acid (malonate)
  8. Singlet Oxygen
  9. Reactive Oxygen Species (Oxygen Radicals)
  10. Superoxides (Superoxide)
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Therapies Related to Fullerenes

  1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
  4. Skin Care
  5. Radiotherapy
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