Antioxidant

Antioxidant action of sugar-pendant C60 fullerenes

Masanori Horie 1, Akiko Fukuhara, Yoshiro Saito, Yasukazu Yoshida, Hiroe Sato, Hiromi Ohi, Makoto Obata, Yuji Mikata, Shigenobu Yano, Etsuo Niki

Abstract

The action of C60 fullerene and its derivatives as a radical-scavenging antioxidant has received much attention, but their reactivity toward free radicals and antioxidant capacity have not been well elucidated yet.