The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001

William S. Knowles

Prize share: 1/4

Ryoji Noyori

Prize share: 1/4

K. Barry Sharpless

Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001 was divided, one half jointly to William S. Knowles and Ryoji Noyori "for their work on chirally catalysed hydrogenation reactions" and the other half to K. Barry Sharpless "for his work on chirally catalysed oxidation reactions."

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