Ryoji Noyori

2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry | Nagoya University, Japan

Ryōji Noyori is a Japanese chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001, sharing half of the prize with William S. Knowles for the study of chirally catalyzed hydrogenations; the second half of the Prize went to K. Barry Sharpless for his study in chirally catalyzed oxidation reactions (Sharpless epoxidation).

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