Disproportionate impact of named reactions on chemical biology

Thomas E. Bearrood, Jefferson Chan

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Despite their long, rich history in organic chemistry, named reactions have only recently been applied to chemical biology. This review highlights twelve named reactions that have been applied with great success in chemical biology studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-41
Number of pages11
JournalAldrichimica Acta
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2017


  • Bioconjugation
  • Chemistry tools
  • Imaging studies
  • Organic chemistry
  • Small molecules
  • Synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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