Superoxide radical quenching and cytochrome C peroxidase-like activity of C60-dimalonic acid, C62(COOH)4

Kensuke Okuda, Tadahiko Mashino, Masaaki Hirobe

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A water-soluble fullerene derivative (C60-dimalonic acid, C62(COOH)4) quenches superoxide radical (O2.-), in the xanthine/xanthine oxidase system, and oxidizes reduced cyt. c in the presence of hydrogen peroxide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)539-542
Number of pages4
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1996 Mar 5
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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