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Chirality

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The 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for work with chiral molecules.
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Press release for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001

Chiral molecules can be used to control or speed up different chemical reactions. A chiral molecule is non-superimposable on its mirror image.
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MLA style: "Chirality - Chemistry 2001". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Prize Outreach AB 2021. Web. 17 May 2021. <http://educationalgames.nobelprize.org/educational/chemistry/chiral/>

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