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- adjective chemistry Describing a
fullerene(or similar molecule) that has additional atoms, ions, or clustersenclosed within their inner spheres.
- noun chemistry Such a compound
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Dorn and Duchamp have used non-radioactive Lu to produce the trimetallic nitride endohedral metallofullerenes (Lu3N@C80) - in other words, three atoms of Lu attached to a nitrogen atom inside an 80-atom carbon molecule cage.