What is 'click chemistry', which won trio of scientists the Nobel Prize?


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The 'Click Chemistry' that won Morten Meldal, Barry Sharpless, and Carolyn Bertozzi this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry is about making difficult processes easier. Click chemistry and bioorthogonal reactions - which take place without disrupting the normal functioning of the cell - have taken chemistry into the era of functionalism, bringing the greatest benefit to humankind.