Nanomaterial Information

Symbol aminofullerene
Name Amine functionalized fullerene
Source Prof. Alvarez's lab, Rice University

Dispersant  -
Size N/A
Aggregate Size[1] 212.8 ± 60.3 nm
+0.52 µm/(V/cm)-s 
Refractive Index 2.2 [3]

Toxicity test method

Suspension preparation method
10 mg / 50 mg AF was added to 10 mL/50 mL ultrapure water generated by a Barnstead EPure system (Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, MA) in a 10 -mL / 50 -mL centrifuge tube, and sonicated in a sonicating cup horn ( sonics & Material, Newtown, CT) at 100 W for 5 min. The samples were stored at room temperature in 10 -mL / 50 -mL centrifuge tubes wrapped in aluminum foil before use within 6 months.

Particle size measurement method

ENM electrophoretic mobility measurement.


  1. Number mean hydrodynamic diameter nm. Measured by dynamic light scattering (Zetasizer Nano, Malvern, Worcestershire, UK)
  2. Measured at ~pH 5.
  3. Lee, J., et al., Photochemical and antimicrobial properties of novel C60 derivatives in aqueous systems. Environmental science & technology, 2009, 43.17, 6604-6610.

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