TOMOOKA Katsuhiko

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TOMOOKA Katsuhiko
Kyushu University
Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Division of Applied Molecular Chemistry, Kyushu University
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Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering, Keio University
Faculty of Engineering, Keio University


Suguru Yoshida, Takahisa Yano, Yoshihiro Misawa, Yasuyuki Sugimura, Kazunobu Igawa, Shigeomi Shimizu, Katsuhiko Tomooka, Takamitsu Hosoya
Journal of the American Chemical Society   137 14071-14074   Nov 2015
© 2015 American Chemical Society. A novel method for preparing a diverse range of o-sulfanylanilines is described. Direct thioamination of arynes with sulfilimines gives o-sulfanylanilines, involving C-N and C-S bond formations and migratory N-ary...
Takahiro Kawatsu, Hiroki Tokushima, Yuya Takedomi, Tatsushi Imahori, Tatsushi Imahori, Kazunobu Igawa, Katsuhiko Tomooka, Ryo Irie
Arkivoc   2015 161-175   Jul 2015
©ARKAT-USA, Inc. We describe the synthesis, stereochemical characteristics, and coordination behavior of 2,2'-binaphtyl-1,1'-biisoquinoline (BINIQ), a new axially chiral bidentate ligand. BINIQ was obtained in a racemic form by the diastereoselect...
Kazunobu Igawa, Nobumasa Ichikawa, Yusuke Ano, Keisuke Katanoda, Masato Ito, Toshiyuki Akiyama, Katsuhiko Tomooka
Journal of the American Chemical Society   137 7294-7297   Jun 2015
© 2015 American Chemical Society. The highly enantioselective synthesis of planar-chiral nine-membered cyclic amides was achieved by the Pd-catalyzed asymmetric allylic cyclization of achiral linear precursors in the presence of a catalytic amount...
Runyan Ni, Naoto Mitsuda, Takeru Kashiwagi, Kazunobu Igawa, Katsuhiko Tomooka
Angewandte Chemie - International Edition   54 1190-1194   Jan 2015
© 2015 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. A variety of medium-sized cycloalkynes were efficiently synthesized by the double Nicholas reaction of cobalt complex and bis(hetero)substituted acyclic compound. The alkyne moiety within the ring has a uni...
Naoya Kubokura, Naoya Kubokura, Fumi Takahashi-Yanaga, Fumi Takahashi-Yanaga, Masaki Arioka, Tatsuya Yoshihara, Kazunobu Igawa, Katsuhiko Tomooka, Sachio Morimoto, Yoshimichi Nakatsu, Teruhisa Tsuzuki, Yusaku Nakabeppu, Takayuki Matsumoto, Takanari Kitazono, Toshiyuki Sasaguri
Journal of Pharmacological Sciences   127 446-455   Jan 2015
© 2015 The Authors. Differentiation-inducing factor-1 (DIF-1) produced by Dictyostelium discoideum strongly inhibits the proliferation of various types of cancer cells by suppression of the Wnt/β-catenin signal transduction pathway. In the present...

Books etc

Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis(共著)
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.John Wiley and Sons, Inc.   1995   
Taxane Anticancer Agents : Basic Science and Current Status(共著)
American Chemical SocietyAmerican Chemical Society   1995   
[1,2]- and [1,4]-Wittig Rearrangements: Stereoselective C-C Bond Forming Reaction in My Favorite Organic Synthesis
The Society of Synthetic Organic ChemistryThe Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry   2002   
Enantioselective Synthesis by Lithiation Adjacent to O and Subsequent Rearrangement
Topics in Organometallic Chemistry (Springer)Topics in Organometallic Chemistry (Springer)   2003   
The Chemistry of Functional Groups (The Patai Series) volume 104: The Chemistry of Organic Lithium Compound "Rearrangements of Organolithium Compounds"
Wiley-VCH: Chichester, U.K.   2004   

Research Grants & Projects

Development of the new asymmetric synthetic method
Asymmetric synthesis of biologically active natural compounds