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Fullerenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fullerenes
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.150.250
J01.637.512.600.612.350
Unique ID
D037741
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D037741
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Buckminsterfullerenes
Buckyballs
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Carbon (1991-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/02
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Fullerenes Preferred
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