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C Sixty Inc.

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Executive Summary

C Sixty Inc. aims to find commercial applications for Buckminsterfullerene, a sixty-carbon atom (C60) molecule and only the third form of elemental carbon found in nature, at the intersection of nano- and biotechnologies. According to the company's CEO, Uri Sagman, these soccer ball-shaped and nanometer-sized Buckyballs have potential futures as therapeutics, drug delivery scaffolds, and components of medical devices and diagnostics. Furthest along in the C Sixty pipeline are an anti-HIV protease compound and a compound designed to treat neurodegenerative disorders.

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