Chemistry Nobel Goes To 3 Scientists For Development Of Click Chemistry

Chemistry Nobel goes to 3 scientists 'developing click chemistry'

The prize awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is worth about 915,072 USD.


Wednesday’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to a trio of chemists from the US and Denmark, who have laid the groundwork for a more functional form of chemistry.

Americans Carolyn Bertozzi and Barry Sharpless, along with Denmark’s Morten Meldal, were honored “for the development of click chemistry and biochemistry,” the jury said.

This award marks the second Nobel Prize for Sharpless, 81, the 2001 Nobel laureate in chemistry.

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