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Contact: Liz Ahlberg
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Martin Burke, University of Illinois

Caption: University of Illinois chemistry professor Martin Burke led a team that discovered a simple system to synthesize a large class of medically important molecules using only 12 different chemical "building blocks."

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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