Regioselective synthesis of [60]fullerene η5-indenide R 3C60- and η5-cyclopentadienide R5C60- bearing different R groups

Motoki Toganoh, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Rie Udagawa, Atsushi Hirai, Masaya Sawamura, Eiichi Nakamura

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Synthesis of a symmetrical [60]fullerene indenide, unsymmetrical indenides R2R′C60- (B,C), and unsymmetical cyclopentadienides was studied. It was observed that penta-addition reactions almost always give only the penta-addition product. It was found that besides the organic products, metallic copper forms partly as a black solid and partly as a copper mirror.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2604-2611
Number of pages8
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Oct 13 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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