Inhibitors of HIV-1 protease by using in situ click chemistry

Matthew Whiting, John Muldoon, Ying Chuan Lin, Steven M. Silverman, William Lindstrom, Arthur J. Olson, Hartmuth C. Kolb, M. G. Finn, K. Barry Sharpless, John H. Elder, Valery V. Fokin

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Twice poor equals potent: HIV-1 Protease assembles its own potent inhibitor through formation of the triazole linkage from azide- and alkyne-containing fragments that are themselves poor binders.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1435-1439
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 20 Feb 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • Click chemistry
  • Drug design
  • HIV-1 protease
  • Inhibitors
  • Triazoles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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