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Synthesis of optically pure [60]fullerene e,e,e-tris adducts

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The reaction of readily available optically active Si-tethered tris(malonates) with C60 gave easily separable diastereoisomers differing by the absolute configuration of the inherently chiral addition pattern on the fullerene core. The absolute configuration of the e,e,e addition pattern has been unambiguously determined using X-ray crystal structure analysis.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of optically pure [60]fullerene e,e,e-tris adducts

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The article was received on 23 Feb 2013, accepted on 08 Apr 2013 and first published on 19 Apr 2013

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41409D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 4752-4754
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    Synthesis of optically pure [60]fullerene e,e,e-tris adducts

    S. Guerra, F. Schillinger, D. Sigwalt, M. Holler and J. Nierengarten, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 4752
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41409D

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