2022 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Awarded to Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless

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The 2022 Nobel Prize for achievement in the field of chemistry was jointly awarded to Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry on Wednesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said

The 2022 Nobel Prize for achievement in the field of chemistry was jointly awarded to Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry on Wednesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.

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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2022 #NobelPrize in Chemistry to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry.” pic.twitter.com/5tu6aOedy4

— The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 5, 2022

“The 2022 #NobelPrize laureates in chemistry Barry Sharpless and Morten Meldal have laid the foundation for a functional form of chemistry – click chemistry – in which molecular building blocks snap together quickly and efficiently,” the Nobel Committee said in a tweet.

Last year, the prize was jointly awarded to Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan for development of asymmetric organocatalysis. They were considered leaders in the field.

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