Morten P. Meldal

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Morten Meldal
Morten Peter Meldal

(1954-01-16) January 16, 1954 (age 70)
Alma materTechnical University of Denmark
AwardsNobel Prize in Chemistry (2022)
Scientific career
FieldsOrganic chemistry
InstitutionsTechnical University of Denmark
University of Cambridge
Carlsberg Laboratory
University of Copenhagen
ThesisReactions of Unsaturated Sugars with Hydrogen Halides (1983)
Doctoral advisorKlaus Bock

Morten Peter Meldal (born 16 January 1954) is a Danish chemist. He was awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is known for developing the CuAAC-click reaction.[1][2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tornøe, C.W. and Meldal, M., Peptidotriazoles: Copper(I)-catalyzed 1,3-dipolar cycloadditions on solid-phase. In: Lebl, M., Houghten, R.A. (Eds.), American Peptide Society and Kluwer Academic Publishers, San Diego, 2001, pp. 263–4.
  2. Yan, Bing; Czarnik, Anthony W., eds. (4 December 2001). "five". Optimization of Solid-Phase Combinatorial Synthesis (1 ed.). United States: CRC Press. p. 408. ISBN 978-0-8247-0654-8. Archived from the original on 5 October 2022. Retrieved 5 April 2014. and Meldal, M., Peptidotriazoles on solid-phase.
  3. Rostovtsev, Vsevolod V.; Green, Luke G; Fokin, Valery V.; Sharpless, K. Barry (2002). "A Stepwise Huisgen Cycloaddition Process: Copper(I)-Catalyzed Regioselective "Ligation" of Azides and Terminal Alkynes". Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 41 (14): 2596–2599. doi:10.1002/1521-3773(20020715)41:14<2596::aid-anie2596>;2-4. PMID 12203546.