MDedge | Dermatology: AESTHETIC DERMATOLOGY Fullerenes

…The potential applications of C(60) and fullerene derivatives have been extensively studied, and recent data suggest that fullerenes exhibit potent antioxidant activity, even acting as a “free radical sponge” (Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2006;16:1590-5; Biomaterials 2008;29:3561-73). Therefore, fullerenes may be appropriate active ingredients for various skin care products, particularly rejuvenation products (Recent Pat. Biotechnol. 2011;5:67-73; Recent. Pat. Biotechnol. 2009;3:118-23).

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