理化学研究所 内山元素化学研究室





In Situ Generation of Silyl Anion Species with Si–B Bond Activation Allowing Concerted Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution of Fluoroarenes
Kumiko Kojima, Yuki Nagashima, Dong-Yu Wang, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
ChemPlusChem, 2019, in press.

Hemisquaramide Tweezers as Organocatalysts: Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates from Epoxides and CO2
Kazuto Takaishi,* Takafumi Okuyama, Shota Kadosaki, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Tadashi Ema*
Org. Lett., 2019, in press.

A New Route to the Efficient Metalation of Unfunctionalized Aromatics
Andrew J. Peel, Noriyuki Tezuka, James M. D’Rozario, Masanobu Uchiyama* and Andrew E. H. Wheatley*
Chem. Sci., 2019, in press.

A Protocol for an Iodine–Metal Exchange Reaction on Cubane Using Lithium Organozincates
Yumi Kato, Craig M. Williams, Masanobu Uchiyama and Seijiro Matsubara*
Org. Lett., 2019, in press.

Characterization of A Small Molecule that Promotes Cell Cycle Activation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Cardiomyocytes
Masamichi Ito,# Hironori Hara,# Norifumi Takeda, Atsuhiko T. Naito, Seitaro Nomura, Masaki Kondo, Yutaka Hata, Masanobu Uchiyama, Hiroyuki Morita, Issei Komuro*
J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol., 2019, 128, 95.

A Solvent-free and Vacuum-free Melt-processing Method to Fabricate Highly Crystalline Organic Semiconducting Layers for Organic Electronic Applications
Jean-Charles Ribierre*, Li Zhao, Xiao Liu, Emmanuelle Lacaze, Benoît Heinrich, Stephane Méry, Piotr Sleczkowski, Yiming Xiao, Frédéric Lafolet, Daisuke Hashizume, Tetsuya Aoyama, Masanobu Uchiyama, Jeong Weon Wu, Elena Zaborova, Frederic Fages, Anthony D’Aléo,* Fabrice Mathevet* and Chihaya Adachi*
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2019, in press.


Recent Advances in the Synthetic Chemistry of Bicyclo[1.1.1]pentane
Junichiro Kanazawa* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
SYNLETT(Synpacts), 2019, 30, 1-11.
[Selected as Cover Picture]

理論計算による生合成経路の探索 ー生合成リデザインへの挑戦ー
佐藤 玄・王 超・内山 真伸
ファルマシア, 2019, in press.(特集:天然物化学研究の新展開)

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Cross-coupling polycondensation via C–O or C–N bond cleavage
Ze-Kun Yang, Ning-Xin Xu, Ryo Takita, Atsuya Muranaka, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Nature Commun., 2018, 9, 1587.
Highlighted in Nature Communications Editors' Highlights [Link] and ChemistryViews [Link]

Stable Thiele’s Hydrocarbon Derivatives Exhibiting Near-Infrared Absorption/Emission and Two-Step Electrochromism.
Yuta Okamoto, Masaru Tanioka,* Atsuya Muranaka,* Kazunori Miyamoto, Tetsuya Aoyama, Xingmei Ouyang, Shinichiro Kamino, Daisuke Sawada, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 17857-17861.

Structural and Computational Bases for Dramatic Skeletal Rearrangement in Anditomin Biosynthesisy.
Yu Nakashima,# Takaaki Mitsuhashi,# Yudai Matsuda,# Miki Senda, Hajime Sato, Mami Yamazaki, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Toshiya Senda,* and Ikuro Abe*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 9743–9750. (#: equall contribution)

Development of a Series of Practical Fluorescent Chemical Tools To Measure pH Values in Living Samples
Shodai Takahashi, Yu Kagami, Kenjiro Hanaoka,* Takuya Terai, Toru Komatsu, Tasuku Ueno, Masanobu Uchiyama, Ikuko Honda, Noboru Mizushima, Tomohiko Taguchi, Hiroyuki Arai, Tetsuo Nagano and Yasuteru Urano*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 5925–5933.

N-Alkynylpyridinium Salts: Highly Electrophilic Alkyne-Pyridine Conjugates as Precursors of Cationic Nitrogen-Embedded Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Naoyuki Toriumi,* Norihito Asano, Kazunori Miyamoto, Atsuya Muranaka, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018140, 3858–3862.

Computational Studies on Biosynthetic Carbocation Rearrangements leading to Quiannulatene: Initial Conformation Regulates Biosynthetic Route, Stereochemistry, and Type of Skeleton
Hajime Sato,* Takaaki Mitsuhashi, Mami Yamazaki, Ikuro Abe,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 14752-14757.

Control of the Stereochemical Course of [4+2] Cycloaddition during trans-Decalin Formation by Fsa2-Family Enzymes
Naoki Kato,* Toshihiko Nogawa, Ryo Takita, Kiyomi Kinugasa, Misae Kanai, Masanobu Uchiyama, Hiroyuki Osada, and Shunji Takahashi
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 9754–9758.
[Selected as VIP (Very Important) Paper][Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

In Situ Generation of Silylzinc by Si–B Bond Activation Enabling Silylzincation and Silaboration of Terminal Alkynes
Yuki Nagashima,* Daiki Yukimori, Chao Wang, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 27, 8053–8057.
[Selected as Hot Paper][Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

From Aniline to Aryl Ether: A Facile, Efficient and Versatile Synthetic Protocol Employing Mild Conditions
Dong-Yu Wang, Ze-Kun Yang, Chao Wang,* Ao Zhang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 3641–3635.

"Dumbbell"- and "Clackers"-Shaped Dimeric Derivatives of Monocarba-closo-dodecaborate
Yu Kitazawa,* Mamoru Watanabe, Yui Masumoto, Mai Otsuka, Kazunori Miyamoto, Atsuya Muranaka, Daisuke Hashizume, Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 1501–1504.

Discovery of a small molecule to increase cardiomyocytes and protect the heart after ischemic injury.
Hironori Hara, Norifumi Takeda,* Masaki Kondo, Mio Kubota, Tatsuo Saito, Junichi Maruyama, Takayuki Fujiwara, Sonoko Maemura, Masamichi Ito, Atsuhiko T. Naito, Mutsuo Harada, Haruhiro Toko, Seitaro Nomura, Hidetoshi Kumagai, Yuichi Ikeda, Hiroo Ueno, Eiki Takimoto, Hiroshi Akazawa, Hiroyuki Morita, Hiroyuki Aburatani, Yutaka Hata, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Issei Komuro*
JACC Basic Transl Sci., 2018, 3, 639-653.

Theoretical Study of Sesterfisherol Biosynthesis: Computational Prediction of Key Amino Acid Residue in Terpene Synthase
Hajime Sato*, Koji Narita, Atsushi Minami, Mami Yamazaki, Chao Wang, Hironori Suemune, Shingo Nagano, Takeo Tomita, Hideaki Oikawa, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Sci. Rep., 2018, 8, 2473.

Direct Synthesis of Aryl-annulated [c]Carbazoles by Gold(I)-catalysed Cascade Reaction of Azide-diynes and Arenes
Yuiki Kawada,# Shunsuke Ohmura,# Misaki Kobayashi, Wataru Nojo, Masaki Kondo, Yuka Matsuda, Junpei Matsuoka, Shinsuke Inuki, Shinya Oishi, Chao Wang, Tatsuo Saito, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Takanori Suzuki,* and Hiroaki Ohno* (#: equall contribution)
Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 8416-8425.

Near-Infrared Fluorescence from In-Plane-Aromatic Cycloparaphenylene Dications.
Yui Masumoto, Naoyuki Toriumi,  Atsuya Muranaka,* Eiichi Kayahara, Shigeru Yamago,* Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Phy. Chem. A, 2018, 122, 5162–5167.

Computational Study on a Puzzle in the Biosynthetic Pathway of Anthocyanin: Why is an Enzymatic Oxidation/ Reduction Process Required for a Simple Tautomerization?
Hajime Sato, Chao Wang, Mami Yamazaki, Kazuki Saito*, Masanobu Uchiyama*
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13(6): e0198944.

Safer Synthesis of (Diacetoxyiodo)arenes using Sodium Hypochlorite Pentahydrate (NaClO•5H2O)
Ayumi Watanabe, Kazunori Miyamoto,* Tomohide Okada, Tomotake Asawa, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Org. Chem, 2018, 83, 14262–14268.
[Selected as Featured Article][Highlighted in OPR&D (Org. Process Res. Dev., 2019, 23, 1-8)]

Mechanistic Study on Aryl Exchange Reaction of Diaryl-λ3-iodane with Aryl Iodide
Yui Masumoto, Kazunori Miyamoto,* Takuto Iuchi, Masahito Ochiai, Keiichi Hirano, Tatsuo Saito, Chao Wang, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 289–295.

Deprotonative Metalation of Methoxy-Substituted Arenes Using Lithium 2,2,6,6-Tetramethylpiperidide: Experimental and Computational Study
Gaku Akimoto, Mai Otsuka, Ryo Takita, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Madani Hedidi, Ghenia Bentabed-Ababsa, Frédéric Lassagne, William Erb, and Florence Mongin*
J. Org. Chem, 2018, 83, 13498-13506.

One-pot Annulation for Biaryl-fused Monocarba-closo-dodecaborate via Aromatic B–H Bond Disconnection
Gaku Akimoto, Mai Otsuka, Kazunori Miyamoto, [Atsuya Muranaka, Daisuke Hashizume, Ryo Takita* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Asian J., 2018, 13, 913–917.

Synthesis of a chiral [2]rotaxane: Induction of a helical structure through double threading
Toshihiro Tsukamoto, Ryota Sasahara, Atsuya Muranaka,* Yuzuki Miura, Yu Suzuki, Masaki Kimura, Shinobu Miyagawa, Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Nagao Kobayashi,* Masanobu Uchiyama, and Yuji Tokunaga*
Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 4745–4748.

Analysis of Degradation Products of Nerve Agents via Post-pentafluorobenzylation Lliquid Chromatography-tandem Mass Spectrometry
Mai Otsuka*, Koichiro Tsuge, Yasuo Seto, Hajime Miyaguchi, Masanobu Uchiyama
J. Chromatogr. A, 2018, 1577.

The Energetic Viability of ∆1-Piperideine Dimerization in Lysine-derived Alkaloid Biosynthesis
Hajime Sato, Masanobu Uchiyama, Kazuki Saito, and Mami Yamazaki*
Metabolites, 2018, 8, 48.

Influence of perfluorinated ionomer in PEDOT:PSS on the rectification and degradation of organic photovoltaic cells.
Calvyn T. Howells,* Sueda Saylan, Haeri Kim, Khalid Marbou, Tetsua Aoyama, Aiko Nakao, Masanobu Uchiyama, Ifor D.W. Samuel, Dong-Wook Kim, Marcus S. Dahlem and Pascal André*
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 16012–16028.

Simultaneous Edge-on to Face-on Reorientation and 1D Alignment of Small π-Conjugated Molecules Using Room-Temperature Mechanical Rubbing
Jean-Charles Ribierre,* Toshihiko Tanaka,* Li Zhao, Yuki Yokota, Shinya Matsumoto, Daisuke Hashizume, Kazuto Takaishi, Tsuyoshi Muto, Benoit Heinrich, Stéphane Méry, Fabrice Mathevet, Toshinori Matsushima, Masanobu Uchiyama, Chihaya Adachi,* and Tetsuya Aoyama*
Adv. Funct. Mater., 2018, 1707038.

Dearylation of Arylphosphine Oxides by a Sodium Hydride-Iodide Composite
Ciputra Tejo, Jia Hao Pang, Derek Yiren Ong, Miku Oi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Ryo Takita* and Shunsuke Chiba*
Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 1782–1785.


平野 圭一・内山 真伸
化学同人, 2018, 73, 64-65.

内山 真伸
化学工業社, 2018, 6月号.

「Lewis 塩基によるホウ素試薬の活性化を基盤とした ホウ素化反応の開発」
平野 圭一・内山 真伸
Organometallic News
近畿化学協会有機金属部会, 2018, 2-7.

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Radical Multicomponent Carboamination of [1.1.1]Propellane
Junichiro Kanazawa,* Katsuya Maeda, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 17791–17794.

Transition Metal-Free trans-Selective Alkynylboration of Alkynes
Marina Nogami, Keiichi Hirano,*, Misae Kanai, Chao Wang, Tatsuo Saito, Kazunori Miyamoto, Atsuya Muranaka, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 12358-12361.
Highlighted in Academist Journal [Link]

Naked d-Orbital in a Centrochiral Ni(II) Complex as a Catalyst for Asymmetric [3+2] Cycloaddition
Yoshihiro Sohtome,* Genta Nakamura, Atsuya Muranaka, Daisuke Hashizume,*
Sylvain Lectard, Teruhisa Tsuchimoto, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Mikiko Sodeoka*
Nature Commun., 2017, 8, 14785.
Highlighted in RIKEN Research Highlights [Link]

One-step Conversion of Levulinic Acid to Succinic Acid Using I2 / t-BuOK System: The Iodoform Reaction Revisited.
Ryosuke Kawasumi, Shodai Narita, Kazunori Miyamoto,* Ken-ichi Tominaga, Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Sci. Rep., 2017, 7, 17967.

Discovery and Mechanistic Characterization of Selective Inhibitors of H2S-producing Enzyme: 3-Mercaptopyruvate Sulfurtransferase (3MST) Targeting Active-site Cysteine Persulfide
Kenjiro Hanaoka,* Kiyoshi Sasakura, Yusuke Suwanai, Sachiko Toma-Fukai, Kazuhito Shimamoto, Yoko Takano, Norihiro Shibuya, Takuya Terai, Toru Komatsu, Tasuku Ueno, Yuki Ogasawara, Yukihiro Tsuchiya, Yasuo Watanabe, Hideo Kimura, Chao Wang, Masanobu Uchiyama, Hirotatsu Kojima, Takayoshi Okabe, Yasuteru Urano, Toshiyuki Shimizu, and Tetsuo Nagano*
Sci. Rep., 2017, 7, 40277.

Nucleophilic Amination of Methoxy Arenes by a Sodium Hydride-Iodide Composite
Atsushi Kaga, Hirohito Hayashi, Hiroyuki Hakamata, Miku Oi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Ryo Takita* and Shunsuke Chiba*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 11807-11811.

Effects of N-Oxidation on Heteroaromatic Macrocycles: Synthesis, Electronic Structures, Spectral Properties, and Reactivities of Tetraazaporphyrin meso-N-Oxides
Naoyuki Toriumi,* Shunsuke Yanagi, Atsuya Muranaka,* Daisuke Hashizume, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 8309-8314.

Organozinc-Mediated Direct C–C Bond Formation via C–N Bond Cleavage of Ammonium Salt
Dong-Yu Wang,+ Koki Morimoto,+ Ze-Kun Yang, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Asian J., 2017, 12, 2554-2557. (#: equall contribution)

"Naked" Lithium Cation: Strongly Activated Metal Cations Facilitated by Carborane Anions
Yu Kitazawa, Ryo Takita,*, Kengo Yoshida, Atsuya Muranaka, Seijiro Matsubara, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 1931-1935.

Focused Genome Mining of Structurally Related Sesterterpenes: Enzymatic Formation of Enantiomeric and Diastereomeric Products
Koji Narita, Hajime Sato, Atsushi Minami,* Kosei Kudo, Lei Gao, Chengwei Liu, Taro Ozaki, Motoichiro Kodama, Xiaoguang Lei, Tohru Taniguchi, Kenji Monde, Mami Yamazaki, Chao Wang, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Hideaki Oikawa*
Org. Lett., 2017, 29, 6696–6699.

Hitoyol A and B, Two Norsesquiterpenoids from the Basidiomycete Coprinopsis cinerea
Junnosuke Otaka, Daisuke Hashizume, Yui Masumoto, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Hiroyuki Koshino, Yushi Futamura, Hiroyuki Osada*
Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 4030-4033.

Monomeric Octahedral Ruthenium(II) Complex Enabled meta C-H Nitration of Arenes with Removable Auxiliaries
Zhoulong Fan, Jie Li, Heng Lu, Dong-Yu Wang,Chao Wang, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Ao Zhang*
Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3199-3202.

Revisit of Organoaluminum Reagents Affords A Versatile Protocol for C–X (X = N, O, F) Bond-Cleavage Cross-Coupling: A Systematic Study
Hiroyuki Ogawa, Ze-Kun Yang, Hiroki Minami, Kumiko Kojima, Tatsuo Saito, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 3988–3994.

Quasi-Phase Diagrams at Air/Oil Interfaces and Bulk Oil Phases for Crystallization of Small-Molecular Semiconductors by Adjusting Gibbs Adsorption
Satoshi Watanabe,* Takahisa Ohta, Ryota Urata, Tetsuya Sato, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tetsuya Aoyama, and Masashi Kunitake*
Langmuir, 2017, 33, 8906−8913.

Iodoarene-catalyzed Oxidative Transformations Using Molecular Oxygen
Kazunori Miyamoto,*, Junpei Yamashita, Shodai Narita, Keiichi Hirano,Tatsuo Saito, Chao Wang, Masahito Ochiai, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 9781-9784.

Synthesis and Photophysical Properties of Novel Benzophospholo[3,2-b]indole Derivatives
Mio Matsumura, Mizuki Yamada, Atsuya Muranaka*, Misae Kanai, Naoki Kakusawa, Daisuke Hashizume, Masanobu Uchiyama, Shuji Yasuike*
Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2017, 13, 2304-2309.

Water-Tunable Solvatochromic and Nanoaggregate Fluorescence: Dual Colour Visualisation and Quantification of Trace Water in Tetrahydrofuran
Masaru Tanioka, Shinichiro Kamino,* Atsuya Muranaka, Yoshinao Shirasaki, Yousuke Ooyama, Masashi Ueda, Masanobu Uchiyama, Shuichi Enomoto, and Daisuke Sawada*
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 1209-1216.

Mechanistic Insight into Ni-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Involving Organoaluminum-Mediated C–O Bond Cleavage. A DFT Study
Ze-Kun Yang, Chao Wang* Masanobu Uchiyama*
Synlett, 2017, 28, 6696–6699 (SYNLETT Cluster on C–O Activation).

Ethereal C-O Bond Cleavage Mediated by Ni(0)-Ate Complex: A DFT Study
Kumiko Kojima, Ze-Kun Yang, Chao Wang, * Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Pharm. Bull., 2017, 65, 862-868.
[Selected as Highlighted paper selected by Editor-in-Chief ]

Unexpected Formation of Benziphthalocyanine Dimer: An Easily Synthesizable Dimer of Phthalocyanine Analogue
Naoyuki Toriumi, Atsuya Muranaka,* Daisuke Hashizume and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Tetrahedron Lett., 2017, 58, 2267–2271.
[Selected as Front Cover Picture ]

Catalytic Aromatic Borylation via in situ-generated Borenium Species
Mio Matsumura, Atsuya Muranaka,* Rina Kurihara, Misae Kanai, Kengo Yoshida, Naoki Kakusawa, Fumiya Kitani, Ryo Takita,* Tatsushi Imahori, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
HETEROCYCLES, 2017, 95, 158-166.
[Prof. M. Shibasaki's Special Issue]

Reversibility of 3-Phenyl-2-oxindole Dimer Formation: Application to Construct Compounds with Two Distinct Vicinal All-Carbon Quaternary Centers
Yoshihiro Sohtome,* Masumi Sugawara, Daisuke Hashizume, Daiki Hojo, Miki Sawamura, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Mikiko Sodeoka*
HETEROCYCLES, 2017, 95, 1030-1040.
[Prof. M. Shibasaki's Special Issue]

Catalyst-Dependent Intrinsic Ring-Walking Behavior on π-Face of Conjugated Polymers
Koichiro Mikami,* Masataka Nojima, Yui Masumoto, Yoshihide Mizukoshi, Ryo Takita, Tsutomu Yokozawa,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Polymer Chemistry, 2017,8, 1708-1713.


内山 真伸
スタンダード薬学シリーズⅡ (BOOK),
東京化学同人, 第7章.

内山 真伸
スタンダード薬学シリーズⅡ (BOOK),
東京化学同人, 第1章.

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Stille Coupling via C–N Bond Cleavage
Dong-Yu Wang, Masatoshi Kawahata, Ze-Kun Yang, Kazunori Miyamoto, Shinsuke Komagawa, Kentaro Yamaguchi, Chao Wang* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Nature. Commun., 2016, 7, 12937.
Highlighted in Synform [Link]

Direct Hydroxylation and Amination of Arenes via Deprotonative Cupration
Noriyuki Tezuka, Kohei Shimojo, Keiichi Hirano,* Shinsuke Komagawa, Kengo Yoshida, Chao Wang, Kazunori Miyamoto, Tatsuo Saito, Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 9166–9171.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

Mechanistic Studies on the Generation and Properties of Super-electrophilic Singlet Carbenes from Bis(perfluoroalkanesulfonyl)bromonium Ylides
Kazunori Miyamoto,* Susumu Iwasaki, Ryusuke Doi, Taiga Ota, Yufuko Kawano, Junpei Yamashita, Yuuta Sakai, Norihiro Tada, Masahito Ochiai, Satoko Hayashi, Waro Nakanishi,* Masanobu Uchiyama,*
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 3188-3198.

Fused-Fluoran Leuco Dyes with Large Color-Change Derived from Two-Step Equilibrium: iso-Aminobenzopyranoxanthenes
Yoshinao Shirasaki, Yuta Okamoto, Atsuya Muranaka,* Shinichiro Kamino, Daisuke Sawada, Daisuke Hashizume, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 12046-12051.

Cross-Coupling of Organolithium with Ethers or Aryl Ammonium Salts by C–O or C–N Bond Cleavage
Ze-Kun Yang, Dong-Yu Wang, Hiroyuki Ogawa, Hiroki Minami, Takashi Ozaki, Tatsuo Saito, Kazunori Miyamoto, Chao Wang* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 15693-15699.
[Selected as Hot Paper]

Improvement in Aqueous Solubility of Retinoic Acid Receptor (RAR) Agonists by Bending the Molecular Structure
Michiaki Hiramatsu, Yuki Ichikawa, Shusuke Tomoshige, Makoto Makishima, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takao Yamaguchi, Yuichi Hashimoto, Minoru Ishikawa*
Chem. Asian J., 2016, 11, 2210-2217.
[Selected as Cover Picture ]

General Synthesis, Structure, and Optical Properties of Benzothiophene-Fused Benzoheteroles Consisting of Group 15 and 16 Elements
Mio Matsumura, Atsuya Muranaka,* Rina Kurihara, Misae Kanai, Kengo Yoshida, Naoki Kakusawa, Daisuke Hashizume, Masanobu Uchiyama and Shuji Yasuike*
Tetrahedron, 2016,72, 8085-8090.

Rhodium-catalyzed (Perfluoroalkyl)olefination of Acetanilides Leading to Perfluoroalkylated Aromatics
Kohei Harada, Noriyuki Tezuka, Keiichi Hirano,* Kazunori Miyamoto, Tatsuo Saito, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Pharm. Bull., 2016, 64, 1442-1444.

Gold-Catalyzed Annulation of Alkyne Alcohols: Regioselective Construction of Functionalized 6,6- and 6,7-Bicyclic Ethers
Mio Kubota, Tatsuo, Saito,* Kazunori Miyamoto, Keiichi Hirano, Chao Wang, Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Pharm. Bull., 2016, 64, 845-855.
[Prof. S. Omura's Special Issue]

Microcrystallization of a solution-processable organic semiconductor in capillaries for high performance ambipolar field-effect transistors
Satoshi Watanabe,* Takuma Fujita, Jean Charles Ribierre, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Chihaya Adachi, Tsuyoshi Muto, Tetsuya Aoyama, Mutsuyoshi Matsumoto
ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 2016, 17,17574-17582.

Allylic Borylation of Tertiary Allylic Alcohols: A Divergent and Straightforward Access to Allylic Boronates
Kohei Harada, Marina Nogami, Keiichi Hirano,* Daisuke Kurauchi, Hisano Kato, Kazunori Miyamoto,Tatsuo Saito, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Organic Chemistry Frontiers, 2016, 3, 565-569.
[Special Issue in Emerging Investigator Collection]

Enhanced Organic Solar Cells Efficiency through Electronic and Eectro-optic Efects Resulting from Charge Transfers in Polymer Hole Transport Blends
Calvyn T. Howells, Khalid Marbou, Haeri Kim, Kwang Jin Lee, Beno?t Heinrich, Sang Jun Kim, Aiko Nakao, Tetsua Aoyama, Seiichi Furukawa, Ju-Hyung Kim, Eunsun Kim, Fabrice Mathevet, Stephane Mery, Ifor D. W. Samuel, Amal Al Ghaferi, Marcus S. Dahlem,aMasanobu Uchiyama,
Sang Youl Kim, Jeong Weon Wu, Jean-Charles Ribierre, Chihaya Adachi, Dong-Wook Kim and Pascal Andre*
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 4252-4263.

Zinc diethyldithiocarbamate as an inducer of metallothionein in cultured vascular endothelial cells
Tomoya Fujie, Yukino Segawa, Akane Uehara, Takehiro Nakamura, Tomoki Kimura, Eiko Yoshida, Chika Yamamoto, Masanobu Uchiyama, Hiroshi Naka*, Toshiyuki Kaji*
J. Toxicol. Sci., 2016, 41, 217-224.


Determination of Absolute Configuration of Axially Chiral 2,2'-Bipyridyl Using Vibrational Circular Dichroism (VCD) Spectra
Atsuya Muranaka, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama
JASCO Report, 2016, 58, 34-38.

Reaction Development on pai- and sigma-Conjugated Bonds and Creation of Innovative Functions
Ryo Takita
YAKUGAKU ZASSHI, 2016, 136, 883-893.

Development of Heteroatom Introducing Methodologies Based on Ate Complex Formation: Perfluoroalkylation, Borylation, Aromatic Hydroxylation and Amination Reactions
Keiichi Hirano
YAKUGAKU ZASSHI, 2016, 136, 1455-1468.

Deprotonative Metalation Using Alkali Metal-Non Alkali Metal Combination
Floris Chevallier, Florence Mongin,* Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Arene Chemistry: Reaction Mechanisms and Methods for Aromatic Compounds (BOOK),
Jacques Mortier (Ed.), WILEY, 2016, 777-812.


Development of Novel Methodologies in Organic Synthesis Based on Ate Complex Formation
Keiichi Hirano and Masanobu Uchiyama
TCIMAIL, 2016, 171, 2-25.

村中 厚哉, 内山 真伸
機能性色素の新規合成・実用化動向 (BOOK),
CMC 出版,第3章 (p.53-62).


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"Cation-Stitching Cascade": exquisite control of terpene cyclization in cyclooctatin biosynthesis
Hajime Sato, Kazuya Teramoto, Yui Masumoto, Noriyuki Tezuka, Kenta Sakai, Shota Ueda, Yusuke Totsuka, Tetsuro Shinada, Makoto Nishiyama, Chao Wang, Tomohisa Kuzuyama,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Sci. Rep., 2015, 5, 18471.

Conjugation between sigma- and pi-Aromaticity in 1-C-Arylated Monocarba-closo-dodecaborate Anions
Mai Otsuka, Ryo Takita,* Junichiro Kanazawa, Kazunori Miyamoto, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 15082-15085.

Stannyl-Lithium: A Facile and Efficient Synthesis Facilitating Further Applications
Dong-Yu Wang, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 10488–10491.
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Reversible Near-Infrared/Blue Mechanofluorochromism of Aminobenzopyranoxanthene
Masaru Tanioka, Shinichiro Kamino,* Atsuya Muranaka,* Yousuke Ooyama, Hiromi Ota, Yoshinao Shirasaki, Jun Horigome, Masashi Ueda, Masanobu Uchiyama, Daisuke Sawada, and Shuichi Enomoto*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 6436-6439.
[Highlighted in ACS Noteworthy Chemistry]

Highlighted in RIKEN Research Highlights [Link]

Aryne Polymerization Enabling Straightforward Synthesis of Elusive Poly(ortho-arylene)s
Yoshihide Mizukoshi, Koichiro Mikami* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 74-77.
[Highlighted in C&EN and TCI News]

In-plane Aromaticity in Cycloparaphenylene Dications: A Magnetic Circular Dichroism and Theoretical Study
Naoyuki Toriumi, Atsuya Muranaka,* Eiichi Kayahara, Shigeru Yamago,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 82-85.
Highlighted in RIKEN Research Highlights [Link]

Organoaluminum-Mediated Direct Cross-Coupling Reaction
Hiroki Minami, Tatsuo Saito, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 4665-4668.
[Selected as VIP paper][Highlighted in Wiley-JAPAN Science Cafe]

How and Why Does Ni(0) Promote Smooth Etheric C–O Bond Cleavage and C–C Bond Formation? A Theoretical Study
Hiroyuki Ogawa, Hiroki Minami, Takashi Ozaki, Shinsuke Komagawa, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 13904–13908.

Perfluoroalkyl and -aryl Zinc Ate Complexes: Generation, Reactivity, and Synthetic Application
Xuan Wang, Keiichi Hirano,* Daisuke Kurauchi, Hisano Kato, Naoyuki Toriumi, Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 10993–10996.
[Selected as Hot Paper]

Dialkylzinc-mediated Cross-coupling Reaction of Perfluoroalkyl/- aryl Halides with Aryl Halides
Hisano Kato, Keiichi Hirano,* Daisuke Kurauchi, Naoyuki Toriumi, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 3895-3890.
[Selected as Hot Paper] [Highlighted in TCI News]

Highly Chemoselective and Versatile Method for Direct Conversion of Carboxylic Acids to Ketones Utilizing Zinc Ate Complexes
Ryo Murata, Keiichi Hirano,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Asian J., 2015, 10, 1286–1290.
Highlighted in Org. Chem. Highlights [Link]

Unexpected Metal-Free Transformation of gem-Dibromomethylene to Ketone under Acetylation Conditions
Rino Kimura, Yusuke Sawayama, Atsuo Nakazaki, Kazunori Miyamoto, Masanobu Uchiyama, Toshio Nishikawa*
Chem. Asian J., 2015,10, 1035-1041.

Why p-Cymene? Conformational Effect in Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Aromatic Ketones with a η6-Arene/Ruthenium(II) Catalyst
Aki Matsuoka, Christian A. Sandoval, Masanobu Uchiyama, Ryoji Noyori, and Hiroshi Naka*
Chem. Asian J., 2015, 10, 112-115.

Stereoselective Synthesis and Reaction of Gold(I) (Z)-Enethiolate
Kazunori Miyamoto,* Masaya Hirobe, Masanobu Uchiyama,and Masahito Ochiai
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 7962-7965.

Ambipolar organic field-effect transistors based on solution-processed single crystal microwires of a quinoidal oligothiophene derivative
Jean-Charles Ribierre,* Li Zhao, Seiichi Furukawa, Kikitsu Tomoka, Daishi Inoue, Atsuya Muranaka, Kazuto Takaishi, Tsuyoshi Muto, Shinya Matsumoto, Daisuke Hashizume, Masanobu Uchiyama, Pascal Andre, Chihaya Adachi,* and Tetsuya Aoyama*
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 5836-5839.

Conformational and Optical Characteristics of Unidirectionally Twisted Binaphthyl-Bipyridyl Cyclic Dyads
Kazuto Takaishi,* Jun Suzuki, Tatsuya Yabe, Hikaru Asano, Michihiro Nishikawa, Daisuke Hashizume, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Akihiro Yokoyama*
Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 4098-4101.

Control of a Chiral Property of a Calix[3]aramide: The Racemization Suppressed by Intramolecular Cyclic Hydrogen Bonds and DMSO−H2O System-Induced Spontaneous Resolution
Kosuke Katagiri,* Shinsuke Komagawa, Masanobu Uchiyama, Kentaro Yamaguchi, and Isao Azumaya*
Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 3650-3653.

Direct Construction of Fused Indoles by Gold-Catalyzed Cascade Cyclization of Conjugated Diynes
Saori Naoe, Tatsuo Saito, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Shinya Oishi, Nobutaka Fujii, and Hiroaki Ohno*
Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 1774–1777.

Analysis of Chemical Equilibrium of Si-substituted Fluorescein and its Application to Red Fluorescent Probes
Kazuhisa Hirabayashi, Kenjiro Hanaoka,* Yuko Toki, Takahiro Egawa, Toshio Takayanagi, Chiaki Kobayashi, Shodai Takahashi, Mako Kamiya, Toru Komatsu, Tasuku Ueno, Takuya Terai, Kengo Yoshida, Masanobu Uchiyama, Yuji Ikegaya, Tetsuo Nagano, Yasuteru Urano*
Anal. Chem., 2015, 87, 9061–9069.

A DFT Study on the Mechanism of Nitrogen-Directed Intramolecular Aromatic Borylation:
C–H Bond Activation or Friedel-Crafts Reaction?
Dong-Yu Wang, Hiroki Minami, Chao Wang,* and Masanobu Uchiyama,*
Chem. Lett., 2015, 44, 1380-1382.

Dialkylzinc-Mediated Allylic Polyfluoroarylation Reaction
Daisuke Kurauchi, Keiichi Hirano,* Hisano Kato, Tatsuo Saito, Kazunori Miyamoto and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Tetrahedron, 2015, 71, 5849-5857 (Prof. Barry M. Trost's Special Issue).

Pd-catalyzed Cross-coupling Reaction of Lithiated Monocarba-closo-dodecaborate at the Carbon Vertex
Yu Kitazawa, Mai Otsuka, Junichiro Kanazawa, Ryo Takita,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Synlett, 2015, 26, 2403-2407 (Prof. Manfred Schlosser's Memorial Issue).

Silane-Functionalized N-Heterocyclic Carbene–Cobalt Complexes Containing a Five-Coordinate Silicon with a Covalent Co–Si Bond
Jian Sun, Chong Ou, Chao Wang,* Masanobu Uchiyama, and Liang Deng*
Organometallics, 2015, 34, 1546-1551.

Synthesis and Structure of novel DinaphthoI[2,3-b;2',3'-d]- Tellurophene
Mio Matsumura, Atsuya Muranaka, Naoki Kakusawa, Jyoji Kurita, Daisuke Hashizume, Masanobu Uchiyama* and Shuji Yasuike*
HETEROCYCLES, 2015, 90, 121-125. (Prof. Isao Kuwajima's Special Issue)


New Reactions, New Materials, and New Functions based on Integration of Theoretical Calculation and Synthetic Chemistry,
Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Syn. Org. Chem., 2015, 73, 119-130.


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Trans-Diborylation of Alkynes: Pseudo-Intramolecular Strategy Utilizing Propargylic Alcohol Unit
Yuki Nagashima, Keiichi Hirano,* Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 8532-8535.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

18π Tautomeric Benziphthalocyanine: A Functional Near-IR Dye with Tunable Aromaticity
Naoyuki Toriumi, Atsuya Muranaka,* Keiichi Hirano, Kengo Yoshida, Daisuke Hashizume, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 7814-7818.

A two-coordinate boron cation featuring C–B(+)–C bonding
Yoshiaki Shoji,* Naoki Tanaka, Koichiro Mikami, Masanobu Uchiyama and Takanori Fukushima
Nature Chem., 2014, 6, 498-503.
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Non-volatile Organic Memory with Sub-millimetre Bending Radius
Richard Hahnkee Kim,* Hae Jin Kim,* Insung Bae, Sun Kak Hwang, Dhinesh Babu Velusamy, Suk Man Cho, Kazuto Takaishi, Tsuyoshi Muto, Daisuke Hashizume, Masanobu Uchiyama, Pascal Andre, Fabrice Mathevet, Benoit Heinrich, Tetsuya Aoyama, Dae-Eun Kim, Hyungsuk Lee, Jean-Charles Ribierre, Cheolmin Park
Nature Commun., 2014, 5, 3583.

Unraveling the Electronic Structure of Azolehemiporphyrazines: Direct Spectroscopic Observation of Magnetic Dipole Allowed Nature of the Lowest π-π* Transition of 20π-Electron Porphyrinoids
Atsuya Muranaka,* Shino Ohira, Naoyuki Toriumi, Machiko Hirayama, Fumiko Kyotani, Yukie Mori, Daisuke Hashizume, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2014, 118, 4415-4424.

Structural Effects in Lithiocuprate Chemistry: the Elucidation of Reactive Pentametallic Complexes
Philip J. Harford, Andrew J. Peel, Joseph P. Taylor, Shinsuke Komagawa, Paul R. Raithby, Thomas P. Robinson, Masanobu Uchiyama,* and Andrew E. H. Wheatley*
Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 3908-3912.

Synthesis and Properties of Palladium(II) Complexes of Aromatic Hemiporphyrazines
Atsuya Muranaka,* Fumiko Kyotania, Xingmei Ouyanga, Daisuke Hashizumeb and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2014, 18, 869-874. (Special Issues Dedicated to Prof. Nagao Kobayashi)

Helical π-Systems of Bidipyrrin-Metal Complexes
Hiromitsu Maeda,* Takuma Nishimura, Akira Tsujii, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka,
Chem. Lett., 2014, 43, 1078-1080.

Binaphthyl-based Chiral Macrocyclophanes with Variously Sized Cavities: Dn-Symmetrical Structure Constructed from Unidirectionally-Inclined Rod Segments
Kazuto Takaishi,* Tatsuya Yabe, Masanobu Uchiyama and Akihiro Yokoyama*
Tetrahedron, 2014, 70, 730-734.

Diastereoselective Deprotonative Metalation of Chiral Ferrocene Derived Acetals and Esters Using Mixed Lithium-Cadmium and Lithium-Zinc Combinations
Gandrath Dayaker, Aare Sreeshailam, D. Venkata Ramana, Floris Chevallier,
Thierry Roisnel, Shinsuke Komagawa, Ryo Takita, Masanobu Uchiyama,*,
Palakodety Radha Krishn,* Florence Mongin,*
Tetrahedron, 2014, 70, 2102-2117.

Thin Reduced Graphene Oxide Interlayer with a Conjugated Block Copolymer for High Performance Non-volatile Ferroelectric Polymer Memory
Dhinesh Babu Velusamy, Richard Hahnkee Kim, Kazuto Takaishi, Tsuyoshi Muto, Daisuke Hashizume, Soyoon Lee, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tetsuya Aoyama, Jean-Charles Ribierre, Cheolmin Park*
Org. Electron., 2014, 15, 2719–2727.

Influence of the Grain Orientation on the Charge Transport Properties of Organic Field-Effect Transistors
J. C. Ribierre,* Y. Yokota, M. Sato, A. Ishizuka, T. Tanaka, S. Watanabe, M. Matsumoto, A. Muranaka, S. Matsumoto,* M. Uchiyama and T. Aoyama*
RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 36729-36737.

Photophysical, Amplified Spontaneous Emission and Charge Transport Properties of Oligofluorene Derivatives in Thin Films
E.Y. Choi, L. Mazur, L. Mager, M. Gwon, D. Pitrat, J.C. Mulatier, C. Monnereau, A. Fort, A.J. Attias, K. Dorkenoo, J. E. Kwon, Y. Xiao, K. Matczyszyn, M. Samoc, D.-W. Kim, A. Nakao, B. Heinrich, D. Hashizume, M. Uchiyama, S. Y. Park, F. Mathevet, T. Aoyama, C. Andraud, J.W. Wu, A. Barsella, J. C. Ribierre*
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 16941-16956.

Titanium-induced Charge of Si(001) Surface Dependent on Local Configuration
K. Shudo,* T. Aoki, S. Ohno, K. Yamazaki, F. Nakayama, M. Tanaka, T. Okuda, A. Harasawa, I. Matsudab, T. Kakizaki, M. Uchiyama,
J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom., 2014, 192, 35-39.

In Situ KPFM Imaging of Local Photovoltaic Characteristics on Structured Organic Photovoltaic Devices
Satoshi Watanabe,* Yasumasa Fukuchi, Masako Fukasawa, Takafumi Sassa, Atsushi
Kimoto, Yusuke Tajima, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takashi Yamashita, Mutsuyoshi Matsumoto,
Tetsuya Aoyama,*
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 1481–1487.

Molecular Motion Induced by Multivibronic Excitation on Semiconductor Surface
Tatsuya Momose, Ken-ichi Shudo,* Hannes Raebiger, Shin-ya Ohno, Takeshi Kitajima, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takanori Suzuki, and Masatoshi Tanaka
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 117, 1554–1559.


The Development of C-C Cross-Coupling Reaction of Monocarba-closo-dodecaborate Anion for the Synthesis of Functional Molecules
Junichiro Kanazawa,* Ryo Takita, Masanobu Uchiyama*
YAKUGAKU ZASSHI, 2014, 134, 783-788 (Invited Review).

Design, Synthesis, and Structure-activity Relationship Study of Organoantimony Compounds that Induce the Expression of Perlecan in Vascular Endothelial Cells
Hiroyuki Naka, Ryo Takita, Toshiyuki Kaji,* Masanobu Uchiyama
YAKUGAKU ZASSHI, 2014, 134, 789-7958 (Invited Review).

New Avenues in the Directed Deprotometallation of Aromatics: Recent Advances in Directed Cupration
Philip J. Harford, Andrew J. Peel, Floris Chevallier, Ryo Takita, Florence Mongin*, Masanobu Uchiyama* and Andrew E. H. Wheatley*
Dalton Trans., 2014, 43, 14181-14203.

New Formulas for Zincate Chemistry: Synergistic Effect and Synthetic Applications of Hetero-bimetal Ate Complexes
Masanobu Uchiyama* and Chao Wang*
"Organo-di-Metallic Compounds (or Reagents):
Synergistic Effects and Synthetic Applications"
Zhenfeng Xi (Ed.)
Topics in Organometallic Chemistry (BOOK), 2014, 47, 159-203.

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Design, Generation, and Synthetic Application of Borylzincate: Borylation of Aryl Halides and Borylzincation of Benzynes/Terminal Alkyne
Yuki Nagashima, Ryo Takita,* Kengo Yoshida, Keiichi Hirano and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 18730-18733.

Mechanistic Origin of Chemo- and Regioselectivity of Nickel-Catalyzed [3+2+2] Cyclization Reaction
Shinsuke Komagawa,* Chao Wang, Keiji Morokuma, Shinichi Saito, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 14508–14511.

Ion-Based Materials Derived from Positively and Negatively Charged Chloride Complexes of pi-Conjugated Molecules
Bin Dong, Tsuneaki Sakurai, Yuya Bando, Shu Seki,* Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka, and Hiromitsu Maeda*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 14797–14805.


Development of a New Class of Azo-based Fluorescence Probes to Detect Different Levels of Hypoxia
Wen Piao, Satoru Tsuda, Yuji Tanaka, Satoshi Maeda, Fengyi Liu, Shodai Takahashi, Yu Kushida, Toru Komatsu, Tasuku Ueno, Takuya Terai, Toru Nakazawa, Masanobu Uchiyama, Keiji Morokuma, Tetsuo Nagano, Kenjiro Hanaoka*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 13028-13032.


Copper-mediated C–C Cross-Coupling Reaction of Monocarba-closo-dodecaborate Anion for Construction of Functional Molecules
Junichiro Kanazawa, Ryo Takita,* Aleksandra Jankowiak, Shinya Fujii, Hiroyuki Kagechika, Daisuke Hashizume, Koichi Shudo, Piotr Kaszynski,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 8017-8021.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

Chirality Induction by Formation of Assembled Structures Based on Anion- Responsive π-Conjugated Molecules
Hiromitsu Maeda,* Wataru Hane, Yuya Bando, Yoshitaka Terashima, Yohei Haketa, Hiroshi Shibaguchi, Tsuyoshi Kawai, Masanobu Naito, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Atsuya Muranaka
Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 16263-16271.

Formation and Geometrical Control of Polygon-Like Metal-Coordination Assemblies
Hiromitsu Maeda,* Ryo Akuta, Yuya Bando, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka, Norimitsu Tohnai, and Shu Seki*
Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 11676-11685.


Helicity Induction in Three π-conjugated Chromophores by Planar Chirality of Calixamide
Ryohei Yamakado, Koichiro Mikami,* Koji Takagi,* Isao Azumaya,* Shinri Sugimoto, Shin-ichi Matsuoka, Masato Suzuki, Kosuke Katagiri, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka
Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 11853-11857.

Formation of Cyclic and Polymeric Structures from Zwitterions
Harunobu Komatsu, Wataru Oi, Kazumasa Naritani, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka, and Hiromitsu Maeda*
Chem. Eur. J.,
013, 19, 6956-6960.

Modified McFadyen-Stevens Reaction for a Versatile Synthesis of Aliphatic/Aromatic Aldehydes: Design, Optimization, and Mechanistic Investigations
Yuri Iwai, Takashi Ozaki, Ryo Takita, Masanobu Uchiyama, Jun Shimokawa and Tohru Fukuyama*
Chemical Science, 2013, 4, 1111-1119.

Two Double Helical Modes of Bidipyrrin­–Zn(II) Complexes
Hiromitsu Maeda,* Takuma Nishimura, Ryo Akuta, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Atsuya Muranaka*
Chemical Science, 2013, 4, 1204-1211.

Chiroptical Control in Helical Receptor–Anion Complexes
Hiromitsu Maeda,* Tomohiro Shirai, Yuya Bando, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka, Tsuyoshi Kawai and Masanobu Naito
Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 6006-6009.

Electronic Excited States in Strongly Correlated Organic Radical 1,3,5-trithia-2,4,6-triazapentalenyl (TTTA) Adsorbed on Si(001) Surface
K. Shudo* T. Satake, T. Shimatsu, M. Uchiyama, and J. Takeda
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 19213-19220.


A Red-Emissive Aminobenzopyrano-xanthene Dye: Elucidation of Fluorescence Emission Mechanism in Solution and Aggregate State
Shinichiro Kamino,* Atsuya Muranaka, Miho Murakami, Asana Tatsumi, Noriyuki Nagaoka, Yoshinao Shirasaki, Keiko Watanabe, Kengo Yoshida, Jun Horigome, Seiji Komeda, Masanobu Uchiyama, Shuichi Enomoto*
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 2131-2140.[Selected as Hot Article]
[Highlighted in Newspapers (NIKKEI, NIKKAN KOGYO, and Kagaku Kogyo Nippou)]

Exciton Diffusion in Near-infrared Absorbing Solution-processed Organic Thin Films
H.-Y. Shin, J. H. Woo, M. J. Gwon, M. Barthelemy, M. Vomir, T. Muto, K. Takaishi, M. Uchiyama, D. Hashizume, T. Aoyama, D.-W. Kim, S. Yoon, J.-Y. Bigot, J. W. Wu and J. C. Ribierre
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 2867-2872.

[closo-1-CB11H11-1-Ph]- as a Structural Element for Ionic Liquid Crystals
Aleksandra Jankowiak, Junichiro Kanazawa, Piotr Kaszynski,* Ryo Takita, Masanobu Uchiyama
J. Organomet. Chem., 2013, 747, 195-200.


Unusual Conformational Preference of an Aromatic Secondary Urea: Solvent-dependent Open-Closed Conformational Switching of N,N'-Bis(porphyrinyl)urea
Mio Matsumura, Aya Tanatani,* Isao Azumaya, Hyuma Masu, Daisuke Hashizume, Hiroyuki Kagechika, Atsuya Muranaka* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Commun., 2013, 2290-2292.


Synthesis of Porphyrinylamide and Observation of N-Methylation-induced trans-cis Amide Conformational Alteration
Mio Matsumura, Aya Tanatani, Isao Azumaya, Hyuma Masu, Daisuke Hashizume, Hiroyuki Kagechika, Atsuya Muranaka* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Tetrahedron, 2013,69, 10927-10932.


Direct C-C Bond Construction from Arylzinc Reagent and Aryl Halide Without an External Catalyst
Hiroki Minami, Chao Wang,* Xuan Wang and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Eur. J. Org. Chem, 2013, 35, 7891-7894.

Polycarbonates Derived from Glucose via an Organocatalytic Approach
Koichiro Mikami, Alexander T. Lonnecker, Tiffany P. Gustafson, Nathanael F. Zinnel, Pei-Jing Pai, David H. Russell, and Karen L. Wooley*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 6826-6829.

Inorganic arsenic induces apoptosis through downregulation of Ube2d genes and p53 accumulation in rat proximal tubular cells
Maki Tokumoto, Jin-Yong Lee,Yasuyuki Fujiwara, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Masahiko Sato*
J. Toxicol. Sci., 2013, 38, 815-20.


Structural Analysis of Helical p-Conjugated Systems Using CD spectroscopy and Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital Calculations
Atsuya Muranaka, Koichiro Mikami, Masanobu Uchiyama
JASCO Report, 2013, 55, 7-12.

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Amidocuprates for Directed ortho Cupration (DoC):  Structural Study, Mechanistic Investigation, and Chemical Requirements
Shinsuke Komagawa,* Shinya Usui, Joanna Haywood, Philip J. Harford, Andrew E. H. Wheatley,* Yotaro Matsumoto, Keiichi Hirano, Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 12081-12085.

Optical and Charge Transport Properties of an Ambipolar Quinoidal Oligothiophene Derivative
Jean-Charles Ribierre, Kazuto Takaishi, L. Mager, T. Fujihara, T. Muto, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Tetsuya Aoyama*
Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2012, 566, 2-7.

Organic Field-Effect Transistors Based on J-aggregate Thin Films of a Bisazomethine Dye
Jean-Charles Ribierre,* Miei Sato, Aya Ishizuka, Toshihiko Tanaka, Satoshi Watanabe, Mutsuyoshi Matsumoto, Shinya Matsumoto,* Masanobu Uchiyama, Tetsuya Aoyama*
Organic Electronics, 2012, 13, 999-1003.

Mechanistic Understanding of Alkyne Haloboration: an Ab Initio Study
Chao Wang,* Masanobu Uchiyama*
Eur. J. Org. Chem, 2012, 33, 6548-6554.
[Highlighted in Global Medical Discovery]

Bis(L-cysteinato)zincate(II) as a coordination compound that specifically induces metallothionein gene transcription without inducing cell-stress-related gene transcription
Tomoki Kimura, Kengo Yoshida, Chika Yamamoto, Minako Suzuki, Tomoko Uno, Masakazu Isobe, Hiroshi Naka, Shuji Yasuike, Masahiko Satoh, Toshiyuki Kaji,* Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Inorg. Biochem., 2012, 117, 140-146.

Electron Donor and Acceptor Spatial Distribution in Structured Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaic Devices Induced by Periodic Photopolymerization
Satoshi Watanabe,* Yasumasa Fukuchi, Masako Fukasawa, Takafumi Sassa, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takashi Yamashita, Mutsuyoshi Matsumoto, and Tetsuya Aoyama*
Langmuir, 2012, 28, 10305-10309.

Synthesis of both enantiomers of ferrocene[1,2-c]1H-quinolin-2-one by diastereoselective deproto-zincation of sugar-derived ferrocene esters
Aare Sreeshailam, Gandrath Dayaker, D. Venkata Ramana, Floris Chevallier, Thierry Roisnel, Shinsuke Komagawa, Ryo Takita, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Palakodety Radha Krishna* and Florence Mongin*
RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 7030-7032.

Fusion of Photochromic Reaction and Synthetic Reaction: Photoassisted Cyclization to Highly Strained Chiral Azobenzenophanes
Kazuto Takaishi,* Masuki Kawamoto,* Atsuya Muranaka, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 3252-3255.

Chirality Induction by Ion-Pair Formation between Helical Receptor–Anion Complexes and Chiral Cations
Yohei Haketa, Kazuto Takaishi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Naito, Hiroshi Shiba- guchi, Tsuyoshi Kawai, and Hiromitsu Maeda*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 7967-7971.

Red Fluorescent Scaffold for Highly Sensitive Protease Activity Probes
Yu Kushida, Kenjiro Hanaoka, Toru Komatsu, Takuya Terai, Tasuku Ueno, Kengo Yoshida, Masanobu Uchiyama and Tetsuo Nagano*
Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 2012, 22, 3908-3911.

Rectangular-Shaped Expanded Phthalocyanines with Two Central Metal Atoms
Osamu Matsushita, Valentina M. Derkacheva, Atsuya Muranaka, Soji Shimizu, Masanobu Uchiyama, Evgeny A. Lukyanets,* and Nagao Kobayashi*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 3411-3418.

[18]/[20]pai Hemiporphyrazine: A Redox Switchable Near- infrared Dye
Atsuya Muranaka,* Shino Ohira, Daisuke Hashizume, Hiroyuki Koshino, Fumiko Kyotani, Machiko Hirayama, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 190-193.
[Highlighted in JACS Spotlights, SYNFACTS, and Newspaper (NIKKAN KOGYO)]

Aryl Ether as Negishi Coupling Partner: An Approach for Constructing C-C Bond under Mild Conditions
Chao Wang,* Takashi Ozaki, Ryo Takita, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 3482-3485.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS] [Selected as SYNFACTS of the month]

Aluminepin: Aluminum Analogues of Borepin and Gallepin
Kengo Yoshida,* Taniyuki Furuyama, Chao Wang, Atsuya Muranaka, Daisuke Hashizume, Shuji Yasuike, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 729-732.

Photoinversion of Cisoid/transoid Binaphthyls
Kazuto Takaishi,* Atsuya Muranaka, Masuki Kawamoto, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 276-279.

Expanding the tools available for direct ortho cupration – targeting lithium phosphidocuprates
Philip J. Harford, Joanna Haywood, Matthew R. Smith, Benjamin N. Bhawal, Paul R. Raithby, Masanobu Uchiyama and Andrew E. H. Wheatley*
Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 6148-6154.

Highly Stereoselective Synthesis of a-Alkyl-a-Hydroxycarboxylic Acid Derivatives Catalyzed by a Dinuclear Zinc Complex
Barry M. Trost* and Keiichi Hirano
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 6480-6483.

Organic Synthesis with Zinc Reagents
Ryo Takita,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Farumashia, 2012, 48, 195-200.

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Finding Reaction Pathways for Multicomponent Reactions: The Passerini Reaction Is a Four-Component Reaction
Satoshi Maeda,* Shinsuke Komagawa, Masanobu Uchiyama,* and Keiji Morokuma*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 644-649.

Calix[3]amide-based anion receptors: High affinity for fluoride ion and a twisted binding model
Kosuke Katagiri, Taniyuki Furuyama, Hyuma Masu, Takako Kato, Mio Matsumura, Masanobu Uchiyama, Aya Tanatani, Masahide Tominaga, Hiroyuki Kagechika, Kentaro Yamaguchi and Isao Azumaya*
Supramolecular Chemistry, 2011, 23, 125-130.

Helical Chirality of Azobenzenes Induced by an Intramolecular Chiral
Axis and Potential as Chiroptical Switches
Kazuto Takaishi,* Masuki Kawamoto, Kazunori Tsubaki, Taniyuki Furuyama, Atsuya Muranaka, and Masanobu Uchiyama
Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17, 1778-1782.

Electron or Hole-Transporting Nature Selected by Side Chain-Directed π-Stacking Geometry: Liquid Crystalline Fused Metalloporphyrin Dimers
Tsuneaki Sakurai, Kentaro Tashiro, Yoshihito Honsho, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Atsuhiro Osuka, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Jungeun Kim, Sunyeo Ha, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 6537-6540.

Planar Chirality of Twisted trans-Azobenzene Structure Induced by Chiral Transfer from Binaphthyls
Kazuto Takaishi,* Atsuya Muranaka, Masuki Kawamoto, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 7623-7628.

Opening the Silole Ring: Efficient and Specific Cleavage of the endo-C(sp2)-Si Bond with AcOH/ROH System
Qian Luo, Chao Wang, Yuexing Li, Kunbing Ouyang, Li Gu, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Zhenfeng Xi*
Chemical Science, 2011, 2, 2271-2274.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

Synthesis and Electronic Properties of an Azulene-fused Tribenzotetraazaporphyrin
Atsuya Muranaka,* Mitsuhiro Yonehara, Machiko Hirayama, Asami Saito, Nagao Kobayashi, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Lett, 2011, 40, 714-716.

TMP-cadmiate: A base for Efficient and Chemoselective Deprotonative Metallation Reactions of Aromatic Compounds
Florence Mongin* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Current Organic Chemistry, 2011, 15, 2340-2361.

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Reaction Mechanism for the LiCl-Mediated Directed Zinc Insertion: A Computational and Experimental Study
Ching-Yuan Liu,* Xuan Wang, Taniyuki Furuyama, Shuji Yasuike, Atsuya Muranaka, Keiji Morokuma,* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 1780-1784.

Regioselective Silylzincation of Phenylallene Derivatives
Mitsuhiro Yonehara, Shinji Nakamura, Atsuya Muranaka and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Asian J., 2010, 3, 452-455.
[Special Issue in150th anniversary of Japan-UK relations]

Lithium Cadmate-Mediated Deprotonative Metalation of Anisole: Experimental and Computational Study
Katia Snegaroff, Shinsuke Komagawa, Mitsuhiro Yonehara, Floris Chevallier, Philippe C. Gros, Masanobu Uchiyama,* and Florence Mongin*
J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 3117-3120.

Deprotonative Metalation of Substituted Benzenes and Heteroaromatics Using Amino/Alkyl Mixed Lithium-Zinc Combinations
Katia Snegaroff, Shinsuke Komagawa, Floris Chevallie, Philippe C. Gros, Stephane Golhen, Thierry Roisnel, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Florence Mongin*
Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 8191-8201.

1,4-Addition of Bis(iodozincio)methane to α,β-Unsaturated Ketones; Chemical and Theoretical/computational Studies
Mutsumi Sada, Taniyuki Furuyama, Shinsuke Komagawa, Masanobu Uchiyama,* and Seijiro Matsubara*
Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 10474-10481.

Azulenocyanine: A New Family of Phthalocyanines with Intense Near-IR Absorption
Atsuya Muranaka,* Mitsuhiro Yonehara, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 7844-7845.

Synthesis, Reactions, and Electronic Properties of 16 π-electron Octaisobutyltetraphenylporphyrin (OiBTPP)
Yohsuke Yamamoto,* Yusuke Hirata, Megumi Kodama, Torahiko Yamaguchi, Shiro Matsukawa, Kin-Ya Akiba, Daisuke Hashizume, Fujiko Iwasaki, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Ping Chen, Karl Kadish, and Nagao Kobayashi
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 12627-12638.

Cloning of a Novel O-Methyltransferase from Camellia sinensis and Synthesis of O-Methylated EGCG and Evaluation of their Bioactivity
Masanobu Kirita,* Daiki Honma, Yoshihisa Tanaka, Shinya Usui, Toshihiko Shoji, Manabu Sami, Toyokazu Yokota, Motoyuki Tagashira, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tomomasa Kanda and Mari Maeda-Yamamoto
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2010, 58, 7196-7201.

Homoleptic Zincate-Promoted Room Temperature Halogen-Metal Exchange of Bromopyridines
Nguyet Trang Thanh Chau, Maxime Meyer, Shinsuke Komagawa, Floris Chevallier, Yves Fort, Masanobu Uchiyama, Florence Mongin, and Philippe C. Gros*
Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16,12425-12433.

Reaction Pathway of Methylenation of Carbonyl Compounds with Bis(iodozincio)methane
Mutsumi Sada, Shinsuke Komagawa, Masanobu Uchiyama,*  Masami Kobata, Tsuyoshi Mizuno, Kiitiro Utimoto, Koichiro Oshima, and Seijiro Matsubara*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 17452-17458.

Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrohalogenative Polycondensation of 2-Bromo-3-hexylthiophene: An Efficient Approach to Head-to-Tail Poly(3-hexylthiophene)
Qifeng Wang , Ryo Takita,* Yuuta Kikuzaki, and Fumiyuki Ozawa*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 11420-11421.

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Synthesis and Chiral Discrimination of Cyclic Aromatic Amides and the
Determination of Their Absolute Configuration by TD-DFT Calculation
Kosuke Katagiri, Takashi Ikeda, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Masahide Tominaga, Isao Azumaya*
Tetrahedron: Asymm., 2009, 22, 2646-2650.

Identification of Absolute Helical Structures of Aromatic Multi-layered Oligo(m-phenylurea)s in Solution
Mayumi Kudo, Takayuki Hanashima, Atsuya Muranaka,* Hisako Sato, Masanobu Uchiyama, Isao Azumaya, Tomoya Hirano, Hiroyuki Kagechika, and Aya Tanatani*
J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 8154-8163.

Synthesis of Well-Defined Hyperbranched Polyamides by Condensation Polymerization of AB2 Monomer Making Use of Changed Substituent Effects
Yoshihiro Ohta, Shuichi Fujii, Akihiro Yokoyama, Taniyuki Furuyama, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Tsutomu Yokozawa*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 5942-5945.

Effect of Periodic Replacement of the Heteroatom on the Spectroscopic Properties of Indole and Benzofuran Derivatives
Atsuya Muranaka,* Shuji Yasuike,* Ching-Yuan Liu, Jyoji Kurita,* Naoki Kakusawa, Takashi Tsuchiya, Masako Okuda, Nagao Kobayashi,* Yotaro Matsumoto, Kengo Yoshida, Daisuke Hashizume, and Masanobu Uchiyama
J. Phys. Chem. A, 2009, 113, 464-473.

Gilman-Type versus Lipshutz-Type Reagents: Competition in Lithiocuprate Chemistry,
Joanna Haywood, James V. Morey, Andrew E. H. Wheatley,* Ching-Yuan Liu, Shuji Yasuike, Jyoji Kurita, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Paul R. Raithby
Organometallics, 2009, 28, 38-41.

Deprotonative Metalation of Functionalized Aromatics using Mixed Lithium-Cadmium, Lithium-Indium, and Lithium-Zinc Species
Katia Sne´garoff, Jean-Martial L'Helgoual'ch, Ghenia Bentabed-Ababsa, Tan Tai Nguyen, Floris Chevallier, Mitsuhiro Yonehara, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Ai¨cha Derdour and Florence Mongin*
Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 10280-10290.

Theoretical Study on the Halogen-Zinc Exchange Reaction Using Organozinc Ate Compounds
Shinji Nakamura,* Ching-Yuan Liu, Atsuya Muranaka, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 5686-5694.
[Selected as a VIP paper]

Application of the Perimeter Model to Assignment of Electronic Absorption Spectra of Gold(III) Hexaphyrins with [4n+2] and [4n] π-Electron Systems
Atsuya Muranaka, Osamu Matsushita, Kengo Yoshida, Shigeki Mori, Masaaki Suzuki, Taniyuki Furuyama, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuhiro Osuka,* and Nagao Kobayashi*
Chem. Eur. J., 2009, 15, 3744-3751.

Fluorescent Probe for Zn2+ with Light-Harvesting Pyrenyl Groups: Sensitization via Intramolecular Energy Transfer,
Hitoshi Shirase, Yukie Mori,* Yutaka Fukuda, Masanobu Uchiyama
Monat. Chem., 2009, 140, 801-805.

Design and Function of Ate Complexes,
Masanobu Uchiyama*
Kagaku to Kogyo, 2009, 62, 1174-1176.

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A Mixed Alkyl-amido Aluminate as a Kinetically Controlled Base,
Hiroshi Naka,* James V. Morey, Joanna Haywood, Dana J. Eisler, Mary McPartlin, Felipe Garci´a, Hironaga Kudo, Yoshinori Kondo, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Andrew E. H. Wheatley*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130,16193-16200.

Generation and Suppression of 3-/4-Functionalized Benzynes Using Zinc Ate Base (TMP-Zn-ate): New Approaches to Multi-substituted Benzenes,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Yuri Kobayashi, Taniyuki Furuyama, Shinji Nakamura, Yumiko Kajihara, Tomoko Miyoshi, Takao Sakamoto, Yoshinori Kondo, and Keiji Morokuma,*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 472-480.

'Conformational' Solvatochromism: Spatial Discrimination of Nonpolar Solvents Using a Supramolecular Box of a π-Conjugated Zinc Bisporphyrin Rotamer
Junko Aimi, Yuka Nagamine, Akihiko Tsuda,* Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Takuzo Aida
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 5153-5156.

Development of Highly Chemoselective Bulky Zincate Complex, : Design, Structure, and Practical Applications in Small-/Macro-molecular Synthesis
Taniyuki Furuyama, Mitsuhiro Yonehara, Sho Arimoto, Minoru Kobayashi, Yotaro Matsumoto, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 14, 10348-10356.

Deprotonative Metalation of Five-membered Aromatic Heterocycles Using Mixed Lithium-Zinc Species,
Jean-Martial L'Helgoual'ch, Anne Seggio, Floris Chevallier, Mitsuhiro Yonehara, Erwann Jeanneau, Masanobu Uchiyama,* and Florence Mongin*
J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 177-183.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

A New Interpretation of the Reaction Pathway of Deprotonative Metalation with TMP-
Daisuke Nobuto* and Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 1117-1120.

Suppressing the Anionic Fries Rearrangement of Aryl Dialkylcarbamates; the
Isolation of a Crystalline ortho-Deprotonated Carbamate,
Felipe Garcia, Mary McPartlin, James V. Morey, Daisuke Nobuto, Yoshinori Kondo, Hiroshi Naka, Masanobu Uchiyama,* and Andrew E. H. Wheatley*
Eur. J. Org. Chem, 2008, 644-647.

Electronic Structures of Azulene-fused Porphyrins as Seen by Magnetic Circular Dichroism and TD-DFT Calculations,
Katsunori Nakai, Kei Kurotobi, Atsuhiro Osuka,* Masanobu Uchiyama, and Nagao Kobayashi*
J. Inorg. Biochem., 2008, 102, 466-471.

Solid-phase Synthesis of Phthalocyanine and Tetraazaporphyrin Triangular Prisms,
Atsuya Muranaka, Kengo Yoshida, Yusuke Akagi, Hiroshi Naka, Masanobu Uchiyama Yoshinori Kondo, and Nagao Kobayashi*
Tetrahedron Lett., 2008, 49, 5084-5086.

Deprotonative Cadmation of Functionalized Aromatics,
Jean-Martial L'Helgoual'ch, Ghenia Bentabed-Ababsa, Floris Chevallier, Mitsuhiro Yonehara, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Ai¨cha Derdourb and Florence Mongin*
Chem. Commun., 2008, 5375-5377.

Silylmetalation of Alkenes,
Shinji Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Yonehara, and Masanobu Uchiyama*
Chem. Eur. J., 2008, 4, 1068-1078 .

Design and Function of Heteroleptic Zinc Ate Complexes,
Masanobu Uchiyama*
J. Syn. Org. Chem., 2008, 67, 4-16.

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Regio- and Chemoselective Silylmetalation of Functionalized Alkenes,
Shinji Nakamura* and Masanobu Uchiyama,*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 28-29.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

An Aluminum Ate Base: Its Design, Structure, Function and Reaction Mechanism,
Hiroshi Naka,* Masanobu Uchiyama,* Yotaro Matsumoto, Andrew E. H. Wheatley,* Mary McPartlin, James V. Morey, and Yoshinori Kondo
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 1921-1930.

Anti-[2.2](1,4)Phthalocyaninophane: Spectroscopic Evidence for Transannular Interaction in the Excited States,
Yoshiaki Asano, Atsuya Muranaka, Akira Fukasawa, Terutaka, Hatano , Masanobu Uchiyama, and Nagao Kobayashi*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 4516-4517.
[Highlighted in Chemistry and Industry]

On the Kinetic and Thermodynamic Reactivity of Lithium Di(alkyl)amidozincate Bases in Directed Ortho Metalation,
Yoshinori Kondo, James V. Morey, Jacqueline C. Morgan, Hiroshi Naka, Daisuke Nobuto, Paul R. Raithby, Masanobu Uchiyama,* and Andrew E. H. Wheatley,*
J. Am. Chem. Soc.,
2007, 129, 12734-12738.

Reaction Pathway of Conjugate Addition of Lithium Organozincates to s-Trans Enones,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Shinji Nakamura, Eiichi Nakamura,* and Keiji Morokuma,*
J. Am. Chem. Soc.,
2007, 129, 13360-13361.

Direct ortho Cupration: A New Route to Regioselectively Functionalized Aromatics,
Shinya Usui, Yuichi Hashimoto, James V. Morey, Andrew E. H. Wheatley,* and Masanobu Uchiyama,*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 15102-15103.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

Origin of Chemoselectivity of TMP-Zincate Base: Differences between TMP-Zincate and Alkyllithium Reagents,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Yotaro Matsumoto, Shinya Usui, Yuichi Hashimoto, and Keiji Morokuma*
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed, 2007, 46, 926-929.

Ligand-Activated Lithium-Mediated Zincation of N-Phenylpyrrole,
Anne Seggio, Marie-Isabelle Lannou, Floris Chevallier, Daisuke Nobuto, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Stehane Golhen, Thierry Roisnel, and Florence Mongin,*
Chem. Eur. J., 2007, 13, 9982-9989.

Reverse Photochromic Behavior of Iron-Magnesium Complex,
Minoru Kobayashi,* Akito Takashima, Tomohiko Ishii, Hiroshi Naka, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Kentaro Yamaguchi,*
Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 1039-1041.

Theoretical Studies on Ortho Oxidation of Phenols with Dioxygen Mediated by Dicopper Complex: Hints for a Catalyst with the Phenolase Activity of Tyrosinase,
Hiroshi Naka,* Yoshinori Kondo, Shinya Usui, Yuichi Hashimoto, and Masanobu Uchiyama,*
Adv. Synth. Catal., 2007, 349, 595-600.

Masanobu Uchiyama* and Tomoko Uchiyama
Chemistry&Education, 2007, 55, 570-573.

Deprotonative Metalation Using Ate Compounds: Synergy, Synthesis, and Structure Building,
Robert E. Mulvey, * Florence Mongin,* Masanobu Uchiyama,* Yoshinori Kondo,*
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed, 2007, 46, 3802-3824.

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Toward a Protecting-Group-Free Halogen-Metal Exchange Reaction: Practical, Chemoselective Metalation of Functionalized Aromatic Halides Using Dianion-Type Zincate,
Masanobu Uchiyama, Taniyuki Furuyama, Minoru Kobayashi, Yotaro Matsumoto, Kentaro Tanaka,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 8404-8405.

Structure and Reaction Pathway of TMP-Zincate: Amido Base or Alkyl Base?,
Masanobu Uchiyama, Yotaro Matsumoto, Daisuke Nobuto, Taniyuki Furuyama, Kentaro Yamaguchi, Morokuma, K.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 8748-8750.

Regiocontrolled Intramolecular Cyclizations of Carboxylic Acids to Carbon-Carbon Triple Bonds Promoted by Acid or Base Catalyst,
Uchiyama, M.; Ozawa, H.; Takuma, K.; Matsumoto, Y.; Yonehara, M.; Hiroya, K.; Sakamoto, T.
Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 5517-5520.

Spontaneous Resolution of Aromatic Sulfonamides: Effective Screening Method and Discrimination of Absolute Structure,
Takako Kato, Iwao Okamoto, Aya Tanatani, Terutaka Hatano, Masanobu Uchiyama, Hiroyuki Kagechika, Hyuma Masu, Kosuke Katagiri, Masahide Tominaga, Kentaro Yamaguchi, and Isao Azumaya*
Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 5017-5020.

Oligomers of β-Amino Acid Bearing Nonplanar Amides form Ordered Structures,
Yuko Otani, Shiroh Futaki, Tatsuto Kiwada, Yukio Sugiura, Atsuya Muranaka, Nagao Kobayashi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Kentrao Yamaguchi and Tomohiko Ohwada*
Tetrahedron, 2006, 62, 11635-11644.

Construction of anomalously bent biphenyl structure using conformational properties of calix[4]amide,
Masahide Tominaga, Terutaka Hatano, Masanobu Uchiyama, Hyuma Masu, Hiroyuki Kagechika, and Isao Azumaya*
Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 9369-9371.
[Highlighted in SYNFACTS]

The Chemistry of Dianion-type Zinc Ate Complexes,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Yoshinori Kondo,*
J. Syn. Org. Chem., 2006, 64, 1180-1190 (Special Issue in English).

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Cp2TiCl2-catalyzed Regio- and Chemoselective One-step Synthesis of γ-Substituted Allylsilanes from Terminal Alkenes Using Dianion-type Zincate (SiSiNOL-Zn-ate),
Shinji Nakamura, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Tomohiko Ohwada
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 13116-13117.

Inductive Effect-Assisted Chain-Growth Polycondensation. Synthetic Development from para- to meta-Substituted Aromatic Polyamides with Low Polydispersities.,
Ryuji Sugi, Akihiro Yokoyama, Taniyuki Furuyama, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tsutomu Yokozawa*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 10172-10173.

Helical Structures of N-Alkylated Poly(p-benzamide)s,
Aya Tanatani, Akihiro Yokoyama, Isao Azumaya, Yoshinori Takakura, Chikashi Mitsui, Motoo Shiro, Masanobu Uchiyama, Atsuya Muranaka, Nagao Kobayashi, Tsutomu Yokozawa*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 8553-8561.

Definitive Assignments of the Visible-Near-IR Bands of Porphyrin-Naphthalocyanine Rare-Earth Sandwich Double and Triple Decker Compounds by Magnetic Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy,
Atsuya Muranaka, Yotaro Matsumoto, Masanobu Uchiyama, Jianzhuang Jiang, Yongzhong Bian, Arnout Ceulemans,* Nagao Kobayashi*
Inorg. Chem., 2005, 44, 3818-3826.

Magnetic Circular Dichroism Study of Directly Fused Porphyrins,
Atsuya Muranaka, Masaki Yokoyama, Yotaro Matsumoto, Masanobu Uchiyama, Akihiko Tsuda, Atsuhiro Osuka, Nagao Kobayashi*
ChemPhysChem, 2005, 6, 171-179.

Molecular Design of Functional Ate Complexes,
Masanobu Uchiyama,*
GENDAIKAGAKU, 2005, 414, 22-27.

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Regio- and Chemoselective Direct Generation of Functionalized Aromatic Aluminum Compounds Using Aluminum Ate Base,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Hiroshi Naka, Yotaro Matsumoto, Tomohiko Ohwada
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 11526-11527.

Development of a Catalytic Electron Transfer System Mediated by Transition Metal Ate Complexes,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Yotaro Matsumoto, Shinji Nakamura, Tomohiko Ohwada, Nagao Kobayashi, Natsuno Yamashita, Atsushi Matsumiya, Takao Sakamoto
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 8755-8759.

Mechanism and Ligand-transfer Selectivity of 1,2-Addition of Organozincate Complexes to Aldehyde,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Shinji Nakamura, Tomohiko Ohwada, Masaharu Nakamura, Eiichi Nakamura
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 10897-10903.

Chemoselective Silylzincation of Functionalized Terminal Alkynes Using Dianion-type Zincate (SiBNOL-Zn-ate): Regio-controlled Synthesis of Vinylsilanes,
Shinji Nakamura, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Tomohiko Ohwada
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 11146-11147.

A New Chemoselective Anionic Polymerization Method for Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAm) in Aqueous Media: Design and Application of Bulky Zincate Possessing Little Basicity,
Minoru Kobayashi, Yotaro Matsumoto, Masanobu Uchiyama,* Tomohiko Ohwada
Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 4339-4341.

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An Evaluation of Amide Group Planarity in 7-Azabicyclo[2.2.1]heptane Amides. Low Amide Bond Rotation in Solution.,
Yuko Otani, Osamu Nagae, Yuji Naruse, Satoshi Inagaki, Masashi Ohno, Kentaro Yamaguchi, Gaku Yamamoto, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tomohiko Ohwada*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 15191-15199.

4H-1,2-Benzoxazines with Electron-withdrawing Substituents on the Benzene Ring.,
Satoshi Nakamura, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tomohiko Ohwada*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 5282-5283.

Stereoselectivity of Superacid-Catalyzed Pictet-Spengler Cyclization Reactions,
Satoshi Nakamura, Masaru Tanaka, Tooru Taniguchi, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tomohiko Ohwada*
Org. Lett., 2003, 5, 2087-2090.

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Generation of Functionalized Asymmetric Benzynes Using TMP-Zincates. Effects of Ligands on Selectivity and Reactivity of Zincates.,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Tomoko Miyoshi, Yumiko Kajihara, Takao Sakamoto, and Yoshinori Kondo
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002, 124, 8514-8515.

Molecular Basis of Pimaran Compounds as Novel Activators of Large-Conductance

Yuji Imaizumi, Kazuho Sakamoto, Aki Yamada, Aya Hotta, Susumu Ohta, Katsuhiko Muraki, Masanobu Uchiyama, Tomohiko Ohwada*
Mol. Pharmacol., 2002, 62, 836-846.

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Mesityllithium as a Reagent for Chemoselective Halogen-Lithium Exchange Reaction,
Yoshinori Kondo,* Miho Asai, Tohru Miura, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takao Sakamoto
Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 13-15.

Palladium Catalyzed Arylation of Malonate Accompanying In Situ Dealkoxycarbonylation.,
Yoshinori Kondo,* Kiyofumi Inamoto, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takao Sakamoto
Chem. Commun., 2001, 2704-2705.

Regiocontrolled Deprotonative-zincation of Bromopyridines Using Aminozincates.,
Tatsushi Imahori, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takao Sakamoto, Yoshinori Kondo*
Chem. Commun., 2001, 2450-2451.

Preparation and Reactions of Pyridinyl Tellurides.,
Manabu Shilai, Masanobu Uchiyama, Yoshinori Kondo,* and Takao Sakamoto
J. Heterocycl. Chem., 2001, 38, 481-484.

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TMP-Zincate as Highly Chemoselective Base for Directed Ortho Metalation.,
Yoshinori Kondo,* Manabu Shilai, Masanobu Uchiyama, Takao Sakamoto
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 3539-3540.

New Formulas for Organozincate Chemistry.,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Mitsuyoshi Kameda, Osamu Mishima, Nobuko Yokoyama, Minako Koike, Yoshinori Kondo, Takao Sakamoto
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 4934-4946.

First Observation of Zn-CN Bond in "Highly Coordinated" Mixed Organozincates by EXAFS Spectroscopy.,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Yoshinori Kondo, Takashi Miura, and Takao Sakamoto*
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119, 12372-12373.

Design, Reactivities, and Practical Application of Dialkylzinc Hydride Ate Complexes Generated in situ from Dialkylzinc and Metal Hydride.,
Masanobu Uchiyama,* Shozo Furumoto, Mariko Saito, Yoshinori Kondo, and Takao Sakamoto,*
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