Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001
William S. Knowles, Ryoji Noyori, K. Barry Sharpless

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K. Barry Sharpless - Facts

K. Barry Sharpless

K. Barry Sharpless

Born: 28 April 1941, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his work on chirally catalysed oxidation reactions"

Field: industrial chemistry, organic chemistry

Prize share: 1/2

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