<Original Papers>

  • H. Teng, Y. Luo, B. Wang, L. Zhang, M. Nishiura and Z. Hou,
    "Synthesis of Chiral Aminocyclopropanes by Rare-Earth-Metal-Catalyzed Cyclopropene Hydroamination",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 15406-15410. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201609853 <Link>
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    SYNFACTS: Highlights in Current Synthetic Chemistry <Link>
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  • X. Shi, M. Nishiura, and Z. Hou,
    "Simultaneous Chain-Growth and Step-Growth Polymerization of Methoxystyrenes by Rare Earth Catalysts",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 14812-14817. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201609065 <Link>
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  • X. Wang, F. Lin, J. Qu, Z. Hou, and Y. Luo,
    "DFT Studies on Styrene Polymerization Catalyzed by Cationic Rare-Earth-Metal Complexes: Origin of Ligand-Dependent Activities",
    Organometallics, 2016, 35, 3205-3214. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00558 <Link>

  • X. Kang, G. Luo, L. Luo, S. Hu, Y. Luo, and Z. Hou,
    "Mechanistic Insights into Ring Cleavage and Contraction of Benzene over a Titanium Hydride Cluster",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 11550-11559. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b03545 <Link>
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  • M. M. Guru, T. Shima, and Z. Hou,
    "Conversion of Dinitrogen to Nitriles at a Multinuclear Titanium Framework",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 12316-12320. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201607426 <Link>
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  • A. Nako, J. Oyamada, M. Nishiura and Z. Hou,
    "Scandium-Catalysed Intermolecular Hydroaminoalkylation of Olefins with Aliphatic Tertiary Amines",
    Chemical Science, 2016, 7, 6429-6434. DOI: 10.1039/c6sc02129h  <Link>

  • S. S. Gholap, M. Takimoto, and Z. Hou,
    "Regioselective Alkylative Carboxylation of Allenamides with Carbon Dioxide and Dialkylzinc Reagents Catalyzed by an NHeterocyclic Carbene–Copper Complex",
    Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 8547-8552. DOI : 10.1002/chem.201601162 <Link>
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  • X. Shi, M. Nishiura, and Z. Hou,
    "C−H Polyaddition of Dimethoxyarenes to Unconjugated Dienes by Rare Earth Catalysts",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 6147-6150  DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b03859 <Link>   
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  • G. Song, G. Luo, J. Oyamada, Y. Luo, and Z. Hou,
    "Ortho-Selective C–H Addition of N,N-Dimethyl Anilines to Alkenes by a Yttrium Catalyst",
    Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 5265-5270. DOI: 10.1039/c6sc00833j <Link>

  • A. Yamamoto, M. Nishiura, J. Oyamada, H. Koshino, and Z. Hou,
    "Scandium-Catalyzed Syndiospecific Chain-Transfer Polymerization of Styrene Using Anisoles as a Chain Transfer Agent",
    Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 2458-2466. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00083 <Link>

  • B. Carry, L. Zhang, M. Nishiura, and Z. Hou,
    "Synthesis of Lithium Boracarbonate Ion Pairs by Copper-Catalyzed Multi-Component Coupling of Carbon Dioxide, Diboron, and Aldehydes",
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 6257-6260. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201602278 <Link>  
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  • Y. Ma, B. Wang, L. Zhang, and Z. Hou,
    "Boron-Catalyzed Aromatic C–H Bond Silylation with Hydrosilanes",
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 3663-3666. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b01349 <Link> 
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  • X. Kang, G. Zhou, X. Wang, J. Qu, Z. Hou, and Y. Luo,
    "Alkyl Effects on the Chain Initiation Efficiency of Olefin Polymerization by Cationic Half-Sandwich Scandium Catalysts: A DFT Study" ,
    Organometallics, 2016, 35, 913-920. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00081 <Link>

  • G. Luo, Y. Luo, Z. Hou, and J. Qu,
    "Intermetallic Cooperation in Olefin Polymerization Catalyzed by a Binuclear Samarocene Hydride: A Theoretical Study" ,
    Organometallics, 2016, 35, 778-784. DOI: 10.1021/acs.organomet.6b00018 <Link>

  • B. Wang, X. Kang, M. Nishiura, Y. Luo, and Z. Hou,
    "Isolation, Structure and Reactivity of a Scandium Boryl Oxycarbene Complex",
    Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 803-809. DOI: 10.1039/c5sc03138a <Link>


  • T. Shima and Z. Hou,
    "Molecular Rare Earth Hydride Clusters",
    Recent Development in Clusters of Rare Earths and Actinides: Chemistry and Materials (Zhiping Zheng, Editor), Springer, 2016, 315-336. DOI: 10.1007/430_2016_7

  • 西浦 正芳, 侯 召民,
    化学と工業, 2016, 69, 318-320.

  • 西浦 正芳, 侯 召民,
    触媒, 2016, 58, 8-14.

  • 島 隆則, 侯 召民,
    ファインケミカル, 2016, 45, 27-32.

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