Laboratory for Computational and Experimental CatalysisDepartment of Chemistry College of Science Rikkyo University


116 “Chiral Phosphoric Acid-Palladium(II) Complex Catalyzed Asymmetric Desymmetrization of Biaryl Compounds by C(sp3)-H Activation” Uchikura, T.; Kato, S.; Makino, Y.; Fujikawa, M. J.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145(29), 15906-15911. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c03552)

115 “Metal-free reduction of CO2 to formate using a photochemical organohydride-catalyst recycling strategy” Xie, W.; Xu, J.; Idros, U. Md; Katsuhira, J.; Fuki, M.; Hayashi, M.; Yamanaka, M.; Kobori, Y.; Matsubara, R.* Nature Chem. 2023, 15(6), 794-802. (DOI: 10.1038/s41557-023-01157-6)

114 “A 1,3-boron shift reaction of homoallenylboronates to synthesise 2-boryl-1,3-dienes” Sakamoto, R.; Odagi, M.; Yamanaka, M.*; Nagasawa, K.* Chem. Commun. 2023, 59(28), 4217-4220. (DOI: 10.1039/D2CC06600A)

113 “Palladium-catalyzed addition of acylsilanes across alkynes via the activation of a C-Si bond” Inagaki, T.; Ando, T.; Sakurai, S.; Yamanaka, M.*; Tobisu, M.* Chem. Sci. 2023, 14(10), 2706-2712. (DOI: 10.1039/D3SC00181D)

112 “Pd-catalyzed siloxycyclopropanation of alkenes” Sakurai, S.; Inagaki, T.; Kodama, T.; Yamanaka, M.; Tobisu, M.* Trends in Chemistry, 2022, 4(12), 1161-1162. (DOI: 10.1016/j.trechm.2022.08.011)

111 “Synthesis of C3-Symmetric Macrocyclic Triimines from Monomers Having Boc-protected Amine and Formyl Group” Moriya, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Mori, K.* Chem. Lett. 2022, 51(3), 217-220. (DOI: 10.1246/cl.210736)

110 “Palladium-Catalyzed Silylacylation of Allenes Using Acylsilanes” Inagaki, T.; Sakurai, S.; Yamanaka, M.*; Tobisu, M.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61(21), e202202387 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.20220238)

109 “Catalytic Enantioselective Construction of Decalin Derivatives by Dynamic Kinetic Desymmetrization of C2-Symmetric Derivatives through Aldol-Aldol Annulation” Aher, R. D.; Ishikawa, A.; Yamanaka, M.; Tanaka, F. J. Org. Chem. 2022, 87(12), 8151-8157. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.2c00889)

108 “Intermolecular Catalytic Asymmetric Iodoetherification of Unfunctionalized Alkenes” Suzuki, T. K.; Yamanaka, M.*; Arai, T.* Org. Lett. 2022, 24(21), 3872-3877. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c01490, Cover Picture)

107 “Catalyst-Dependent Rate-Determining Steps in Regiodivergent Vinylogous Aza-Morita-Baylis-Hillman Reactions with N-Ts Imines” Gondo, N.; Hyakutake, R.; Fujimura, K.; Ueda, Y.*; Nakano, K.; Tsutsumi, R.; Yamanaka, M.*; Kawabata, T.* Asian J. Org. Chem. 2022, 11, e2021005. (DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.202100533, Front Cover Picture)

106 “Palladium-Catalyzed Siloxycyclopropanation of Alkenes Using Acylsilanes” Sakurai, S.; Inagaki, T.; Kodama, T.; Yamanaka, M.*; Tobisu, M.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 1099-1105. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c11497)

105 “Acylative kinetic resolution of 1,1'-binaphthyl-8,8'-diamines by organocatalysis” Reddy, V. K.; Kan, K.; Sokeirik, Y. S. A-K.; Yoshida, K.; Hirata, A.; Yamanaka, M.*; Ueda, Y.; Kawabata, T.*, Tetrahedron, 2022, 103, 132539. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2021.132539)

104 “Chiral Bipyridine Ligand with Flexible Molecular Recognition Site: Development and Application to Copper-Catalyzed Asymmetric Borylation of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones” Tsutsumi, R.; Taguchi, R.; Yamanaka, M.* ChemCatChem, 2022, 14, e202101278 (DOI: 10.1002/cctc.202101278, Front Cover Picture)

103 “Mechanistic insights into entropy-driven 1,2-type Friedel-Crafts reaction with conformationally flexible guanidine-bisthiourea bifunctional organocatalysts” Nakano, K.; Orihara, T.; Kawaguchi, M.; Hosoya, K.; Hirao, S.; Tsutsumi, R.; Yamanaka, M.*; Odagi, M.*; Nagasawa, K.* Tetrahedron 2021, 92, 132281.(DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2021.132281)

102 “Synthesis of alkynyl Z-ketimines and their application in amine-catalyzed asymmetric Mannich reactions and conjugate addition” Homma, C.; Yamanaka, M.; Kano, T.*; Maruoka, K.* Tetrahedron 2021, 91, 132225. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2021.132225)

101 “Phosphine-Catalyzed Intermolecular Acylfluorination of Alkynes via a P(V) Intermediate” Fujimoto, H.; Kodama, T.; Yamanaka, M.; Tobisu, M.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 17323-17328.(DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c08928)

100 “Enantioselective Epoxidation of 2,3-Disubstituted Naphthoquinones by a Side Chain Truncated Guanidine-Urea Bifunctional Organocatalyst” Orihara, T.; Kawaguchi, M.; Hosoya, K.; Tsutsumi, R.; Yamanaka, M.*; Odagi, M.*; Nagasawa, K.* J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 15232-15240.(DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.0c02084)

99 “Iridium-Catalyzed ortho-C-H Borylation of Thioanisole Derivatives Using Bipyridine-Type Ligand” Jialin Zeng, J.; Naito, M.; Torigoe, T.; Yamanaka, M.*; Kuninobu, Y.* Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 3485-3489. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c00946)

98 “Catalytic Asymmetric Iodoesterification of Simple Alkenes” Arai, T.; Horigane, K.; Suzuki, T.; Itoh, R.; Yamanaka, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 2020, 59, 12680-12683. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202003886)

97 “Cobalt-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroacylation Involving Cyclopropane Cleavage” Yang, J.; Mori, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Yoshikai, N. Chem. Eur. J. 2020, in press. (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202001223)

96 “Arylation of Aryllithiums with S-Arylphenothiazinium Ions for Biaryl Synthesis” Morofuji, T.*; Yoshida, T.; Tsutsumi, R.; Yamanaka, M.; Kano, N.* Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 13995-13998.(DOI: 10.1039/D0CC05830K)

95 “Chiral bifunctional sulfide-catalyzed asymmetric bromoaminocyclizations” Nakamura, T.; Okuno, K.; Kaneko, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Shirakawa, S. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 3367-3373. (DOI: 10.1039/D0OB00459F)

94 “Trialkylsulfonium and tetraalkylammonium salts as hydrogen-bonding catalysts in an aza-Diels-Alder reaction: experimental and computational studies” Yamanaka, M.; Mochizuki, A.; Nakamura, T.; Maruoka, K.; Shirakawa, S. Heterocycles 2020, 101(2, Spec. Issue), 580-592. (DOI: 10.3987/COM-19-S(F)48)

93 “Oxidative Kinetic Resolution of Acyclic Amines Based on Equilibrium Control” Saito, K.; Miyashita, H.; Ito, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. Org. Lett. 2020. 22(8), 3128-3134. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c00887)

92 “Mechanism and Origin of Stereoselectivity in Chiral Phosphoric Acid-Catalyzed Aldol-Type Reactions of Azlactones with Vinyl Ethers” Kanomata, K.; Nagasawa, Y.; Shibata, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Egawa, F.; Kikuchi, J.; Terada, M. Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 3364-3372. (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201905296)

91 “Modular Synthesis of Carbon-Substituted Furoxans via Radical Addition Pathway. Useful Tool for Transformation of Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids Based on "Build-and-Scrap" Strategy” Matsubara, R.; Kim, H.; Sakaguchi, T.; Xie, W.; Zhao, X.; Nagoshi, Y.; Wang, C.; Tateiwa, M.; Ando, A.; Hayashi, M.; Yamanaka, M.; Tsuneda, T. Org. Lett. 2020, 22(3), 1182-1187. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c00062)

90 “Enantioselective Friedel-Crafts Alkylation Reaction of Indoles with α-Trifluoromethylated β-Nitrostyrenes Catalyzed by Chiral BINOL Metal Phosphate” Ibanez, I.; Kaneko, M.; Kamei, Y.; Tsutsumi, R.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 6903-6909.(DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b01811)

89 “Alkyne aza-Prins cyclization of N-(hexa-3,5-diynyl)tosylamides with aldehydes using triflic acid and a binuclear aluminum complex” Kobayashi, N.; Kaneko, K.; Amemiya, S.; Noguchi, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Saito, A. Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 8619-8622. (DOI: 10.1039/c9cc03700d)

88 “Catalysis based on C-I…π halogen bonds: electrophilic activation of 2-alkenylindoles by cationic halogen-bond donors for [4+2] cycloadditions” Kuwano, S.; Suzuki, T.; Yamanaka, M.; Tsutsumi, R.; Arai, T. Angew. Chem.Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 10220-10224. (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201904689)

87 “Stereoselective Synthesis of Four Calcitriol Lactone Diastereomers at C23 and C25” Nagata, A.; Akagi, Y.; Masoud, S. S.; Yamanaka, M.; Kittaka, A.; Uesugi, M.; Odagi, M.; Nagasawa, K. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 84, 7630-7641. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.9b00403)

86 “BINOL-derived bifunctional sulfide catalysts for asymmetric synthesis of 3,3-disubstituted phthalides via bromolactonization” Okada, M.; Kaneko, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Shirakawa, S. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2019 17, 3747-3751. (DOI: 10.1039/c9ob00417c)

85 “Diastereoselective Synthesis of CF3 Substituted Spiroisochromans by [1,5]-Hydride Shift/Cyclization/Intramolecular Friedel−Crafts Reaction Sequence” Risa Tamura, R.; Kitamura, E.; Tsutsumi, R.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T.; Mori, M. Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 2383−2387. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b00668)

84 ”Association of Halogen Bonding and Hydrogen Bonding in Metal Acetate-Catalyzed Asymmetric Halolactonization” Arai, T.; Horigane, K.; Watanabe, O.; Kakino, J.; Sugiyama, N.; Makino, H.; Kamei, Y.; Yabe, S.; Yamanaka, M. iScience 2019, 12, 280-292. (DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2019.01.029)

83 “Insights into the Structure and Function of a Chiral Conjugate-Base-Stabilized Bronsted Acid Catalyst” Odagi, M.; Araki, H.; Min, C.; Yamamoto, E.; Emge, T. J.; Yamanaka, M.; Seidel, D. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2019, 486-492. (DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201801024)

82 “Design of Chiral Bifunctional Dialkyl Sulfide Catalysts for Regio-, Diastereo-, and Enantioselective Bromolactonization” Nishiyori, R.; Tsuchihashi, A.; Mochizuki, A.; Kaneko, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Shirakawa, S. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 16747-16752. (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201803703, Selected to "Hot Paper”)

81 “Enantioselective Electrophilic Cyanation of Boron Enolates: Scope and Mechanistic Studies” Nagata, T.; Tamaki, A.; Kiyokawa, K.*; Tsutsumi, R.; Yamanaka, M.; Minakata, S. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 17027-17032. (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201804455, Selected to "Hot Paper” Highlighted as an inside cover picture)

80 “Construction of 1,3-Dithio-Substituted Tetralins by [1,5]-Alkylthio Group Transfer Mediated Skeletal Rearrangement” Hisano, N.; Kamei, Y.; Kansaku, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Mori, K. Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 4223-4226. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01610)

79 “Chiral Magnesium Bisphosphate-Catalyzed Asymmetric Double C(sp3)-H Bond Functionalization Based on Sequential Hydride Shift/Cyclization Process” Mori, K.; Isogai, R.; Kamei, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 6203−6207. (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b02761)

78 “Asymmetric Epoxidation of 1,4-Naphthoquinones Catalyzed by Guanidine-Urea Bifunctional Organocatalyst” Kawaguchi, M.; Nakano, K.; Hosoya, K.; Orihara, T.; Yamanaka, M.; Odagi, M.; Nagasawa, K. Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 2811−2815. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b00641)

77 “Synthesis of 2,6,7-Trisubstituted Prenylated indole” Shiozawa, M.; Iida, K.; Odagi, M.; Yamanaka, M.; Nagasawa, K. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 83, 7276-7280. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b03273)

76 “Total Synthesis of Pyrrole-Imidazole Alkaloid (+)-Cylindradine B” Iwata, M.; Kamijoh, Y.; Yamamoto, E.; Yamanaka, M.; Nagasawa, K. Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 420-423.

75 “Multinuclear zinc bisamidinate catalyzed asymmetric alkylation of α-ketoesters and its unique chemoselectivity” Yamanaka, M.; Inaba, M.; Gotoh, R.; Ueki, Y.; Matsui, K. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 7513-7516.

74 “Originof High Regio-, Diastereo-, and Enantioselectivities in 1,6-Addition ofAzlactones to Dienyl N-Acylpyrroles:A Computational Study” Yamanaka, M.; Sakata, K.;Yoshioka, K.; Uraguchi, D.; Ooi, T.J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 541-548.

73 “MolecularDesign of a Chiral Bronsted Acid with Two Different Acidic Sites: Regio-,Diastereo-, and Enantioselective Hetero-Diels Alder Reaction ofAzopyridinecarboxylate with Amidodienes Catalyzed by Chiral Carboxylic AcidMonophosphoric Acid” Momiyama, N.; Tabuse, H.; Noda, H.; Yamanaka, M.; Fujinami,T.; Yamanishi, K.; Izumiseki, A.; Funayama, K.; Egawa, F.; Okada, S.; Adachi, H.;Terada, M.J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016,138,11353-11359.

72 “Practicalapplications of 3D-printers in chemistry and biology in science education” Mochizuki, Y.; Nakamura, N.; Yamanaka, M.; Yamada, Y.; Kudo, M.; Hitachi, H.;Kawakami, M.; Kitamoto, S. J. Comp. Chem. Jpn, 2016, 15, 66-67.

71 “DynamicKinetic Resolution Approach for the Asymmetric Synthesis ofTetrahydrobenzodiazepines Using Transfer Hydrogenation by Chiral PhosphoricAcid” Horiguchi, K.; Yamamoto, E.; Saito, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 8078-8083.

70 “Catalyticdiscrimination between formyl groups in regio- and stereoselectiveintramolecular crossaldol reactions” Baba, T.; Yamamoto, J.; Hayashi, K.; Sato,M.; Yamanaka, M.; Kawabata, T.; Furuta, T.Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 3791-3797.

69 “Insights into the Molecular Recognition Process in Organocatalytic ChemoselectiveMonoacylation of 1,5-Pentanediol” Imayoshi, A.; Yamanaka, M.; Sato, M.; Yoshida, K.; Furuta, T.; Ueda, Y.; Kawabata, T. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2016, 358, 1337-1344.

68 “Synthesis of (+)-trans-Dihydrolycoricidine by an Organocatalytic Enantioselective Friedel-Crafts Reaction” Kato, M.; Yasui, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Nagasawa, K. Asian J. Org. Chem. 2016, 5, 380-388.

67 “Hydrogen Bonds-Enabled Design of a C1-Symmetric Chiral Bronsted Acid Catalyst” Momiyama, N.; Funayama, K.; Noda, H.; Yamanaka, M.; Akasaka, N.; Ishida, S.; Iwamoto, T.; Terada, M. ACS Catalysis 2016, 6, 949-956.

66 “Entropy-Driven 1,2-Type Friedel-Crafts Reaction of Phenols with N-tert-Butoxycarbonyl Aldimines” Kato, M.; Hirao, S.; Nakano, K.; Sato, M.; Yamanaka, M.; Sohtome, Y.; Nagasawa, K. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 18606-18612. (Selected to "Hot Paper” Highlighted as an inside cover picture)

65 “Catalytic Asymmetric Iodocyclization of N-Tosyl Alkenamides using Aminoiminophenoxy Copper Carboxylate: A Concise Synthesis of Chiral 8-Oxa-6-Azabicyclo[3.2.1]octanes” Arai, T.; Watanabe, O.; Yabe, S.; Yamanaka, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 12767-12771. (highlighted in SYNFACTS)

64 “Development of Guanidine-BisureaBifunctional Organocatalysts with a Chiral Pyrrolidine Moiety and Application to a-Hydroxylation of Tetralone-Derived b-Keto Esters” Odagi, M.; Takayama, K.;Sato, M.; Yamanaka, M.; Nagasawa, K.Molecules 2015, 20, 12590-12598.

63 “PyBidine-Cu(OTf)2-Catalyzed Asymmetric [3+2] Cycloaddition with Imino Esters: Harmony of Cu-Lewis Acid and Imidazolidine-NH Hydrogen Bonding in Concerto Catalysis” Arai, T.; Ogawa, H.; Awata, A.; Sato, M.; Watabe, M.; Yamanaka, M. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54,1595-1599.

62 “Benzothiazoline: Versatile Hydrogen Donor for Organocatalytic Transfer Hydrogenation” Zhu,C.; Saito, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T.Acc.Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 388-398.

61 “Origin of High E-Selectivity in 4-Pyrrolidinopyridine-Catalyzed Tetrasubstituted a,a'-Alkenediol: A Computational and Experimental Study” Yamanaka, M.; Yoshida, U.; Sato, M.; Shigeta, T.; Yoshida, K.; Furuta, T.; Kawabata, T. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 3075-3082.

60 “Origin of Stereocontrol in Guanidine-Bisurea Bifunctional Organocatalyst That Promotes a-Hydroxylation of Tetralone-Derived b-Ketoesters: Asymmetric Synthesis of b- and g-Substituted Tetralone Derivatives via Organocatalytic Oxidative Kinetic Resolution” Odagi,M.; Furukori, K.; Yamamoto, Y.; Sato, M.; Iida, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Nagasawa, K. J. Am.Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1909-1915.

59 “Secondary stereocontrollinginteractions in chiral Bronsted acid catalysis: study of a Petasis-Ferrier-typerearrangement catalyzed by chiral phosphoric acids” Kanomata, K.; Toda, Y.; Shibata,Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Tsuzuki, S.; Gridneva, I. D.; Terada, M. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 3515-3523.

58 “Asymmetric Michael Addition of β-Ketoesters to Enones Catalyzed by the Lithium Salt of a Primary β-Amino Acid” Yoshida, M.*; Kubara, A.; Nagasawa, Y.; Hara, S.; Yamanaka, M.* Asian J. Org. Chem. 2014, 4, 523-529.

57 “DFT Studies of Mechanism and Origin of Stereoselectivity of Palladium-Catalyzed Cyclotrimerization Reactions Affording syn-Tris(norborneno)benzenes” Yamanaka, M.; Morishima, M.; Shibata, Y.; Higashibayashi, S.; Sakurai, H. Organometallics 2014, 33, 3060-3068.

56 “Theoretical Studies on Mechanisms and Origins of Stereocontrol in Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Asymmetric Reactions” Yamanaka, M.; Shibata, Y. J. Syn. Org. Chem. 2014, 72, 580-595.

55 “Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketimine Derivatives: Remarkable Difference in Enantioselectivity Depending on Hydrogen donor” Saito, K.; Horiguchi, K.; Shibata, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 7616-7620.

54 “Trinuclear Zn3(OAc)4-3,3’-bis(aminoimino)binaphthoxide Complex for Highly Efficient Catalytic Asymmetric Iodolactonization” Arai, T.; Sugiyama, N.; Masu, H.; Kado, S.; Yamanaka, M. Chem. Comm. accepted.

53 “Double C(sp3)-H Bond Functionalization Mediated by Sequential Hydride Shift/Cyclization Process: Diastereoselective Construction of Polyheterocycles” Mori, K.; Kurihara, K.; Yabe, S.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3744-3747.

52 “Mechanistic study of asymmetric Michael addition of malonates to enones catalyzed by a primary amino acid lithium salt” Yoshida, M.; Nagasawa, Y.; Kubara, A.; Hara, S.; Yamanaka, M. Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 10003-10008.

51 “Prediction of suitable catalyst by 1H NMR: asymmetric synthesis of multisubstituted biaryls by chiral phosphoric acid catalyzed asymmetric bromination” Mori, K.; Ichikawa, Y.; Kobayashi, M.; Shibata, Y.; Yamanaka, Y.; Akiyama, T. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 4235-4239. “Most Downloaded Article”

50 “Chiral Phosphoric Acid-Catalyzed Oxidative Kinetic Resolution of Indolines Based on Transfer Hydrogenation to Imines” Saito, K.; Shibata, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11740-11743.

49 “Investigation of the Carboxylate Position during the Acylation Reaction Catalyzed by Biaryl DMAP Derivatives with an Internal Carboxylate” Nishino, R.; Furuta, T.; Kan K.; Sato, M.; Yamanaka, M.; Sasamori, T.; Tokitoh, N.; Kawabata, T. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 6445-6449.

48 “DFT Study of Mechanism and Origin of Enantioselectivity in Chiral BINOL-Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketimine and α-Imino Ester Using Benzothiazoline” Shibata, Y.; Yamanaka, M. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 3731-3736.

47 “Enantioselective Synthesis of Multisubstituted Biaryl Skeleton by Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Desymmetrization/Kinetic Resolution Sequence” Mori, K.; Ichikawa, Y.; Kobayashi, M.; Shibata, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3964-3970.

46 “Theoretical Study on the Regioselectivity of Baeyer-Villiger Reaction of a-Me-, -F-, -CF3-Cyclohexanones” Itoh, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Mikami, K. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 146-153.

45 “Chiral Zn(II)-Bisamidine Complex as a Lewis-Bronsted Combined Acid Catalyst: Application to Asymmetric Mukaiyama Aldol Reactions of a-Ketoesters” Gotoh, R.; Yamanaka, M. Molecules 2012, 17, 9010-9022.

44 “Kinetic Resolution in Chiral Bronsted Acid Catalyzed Aldol Reaction: Enantioselective Robinson-type Annulation Reaction” Yamanaka, M.; Hoshino, M.; Katoh, T.; Mori, M.; Akiyama, T. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 24, 4508-4514. “Most Accessed Article”

43 “DFT Study of Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Enantioselective Friedel-Crafts Reaction of Indole with Nitroalkene: Bifunctionality and Substituent Effect of Phosphoric Acid” Hirata, T.; Yamanaka, M. Chem. Asian. J. 2011, 6, 510-516.

42 “Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Desymmetrization of meso-1,3-Diones: Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Cyclohexenones” Mori, K.; Katoh, T.; Suzuki, T.; Noji, T.; Yamanaka, M.; Akiyama, T. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 9652-9654.

41 “Chiral Bronsted Acid-catalyzed Hydrophosphonylation of Imines-DFT Study on the Effect on Substituents of Phosphoric Acid” Akiyama, T.*; Morita, H.; Bachu, P.; Mori, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Hirata, T. Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 4950-4956.

40 “DFT Study on Bifunctional Chiral Bronsted Acid-Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrophosphonylation of Imines” Yamanaka, M.; Hirata, T. J. Org. Chem. 2009. 74, 3266-3271. “Featured Article”

39 “Theoretical Studies of 5-exo Selective Intramolecular Cyclization of O-Alkynylbenzoic Acid Catalyzed by Organic Base” Terada, M.*; Kanazawa, C.; Yamanaka, M. Heterocycles 2007, 74, 819-825.

38 “Chiral Bronsted Acid-catalyzed Enantioselective Mannich-type Reaction” Yamanaka, M.; Itoh, J.; Fuchibe, K.; Akiyama, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 6756-6764.

37 “Experimental and Theoretical Evaluation of the Charge Distribution over the Ruthenium and Dioxolene Framework of [Ru(OAc)(dioxolene)(terpy)] (terpy = 2,2':6',2''-terpyridine) Depending on the Substituents” Wada, T.; Yamanaka, M.; Fujihara, T.; Miyazato, Y.; Tanaka, K. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 8887-8894.

36 “Bimetallic Synergism in Alkyne Silylformylation Catalyzed by a Cobalt-Rhodium Mixed-Metal Cluster” Yoshikai, N.; Yamanaka, M.; Ojima, I.; Morokuma, K.; Nakamura, E. Organometallics 2006, 25, 3867-3875.

35 “Sharing Orbitals: Ultrafast Excited State Deactivations with Different Outcomes in Bucky Ferrocenes and Ruthenocenes.” Guldi, D. M.; Rahman, G. M. A.; Marczak, R.; Matsuo, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Nakamura, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 9420-9427.

34 “Nanoflow microreactor for dramatic increase not only in reactivity but also in selectivity: Baeyer-Villiger oxidation by aqueous hydrogen peroxide using lowest concentration of a fluorous lanthanide catalyst.” Mikami, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Islam, M. N.; Tonoi, T.; Itoh, Y.; Shinoda, M.; Kudo, K. J. Fluorine Chem. 2006, 127, 592-596.

33 “Fluorinated synthon: asymmetric catalytic reactions.” Mikami, K.; Itoh, Y.; Yamanaka, M. ACS Symposium Series 2005, 911(Fluorine-Containing Synthons), 356-367.

32 “Theoretical Study on the Tropos Nature of the BIPHEP-Pd(II)/DABN and DPEN Complexes: PIO Analysis of Phosphine-Pd(II) Interaction and Trans Influence” Yamanaka, M.; Mikami, K. Organometallics 2005, 24, 4579-4587.

31 “A New Orbital Interaction Analysis System “LUMMOX” and It’s Application of Phosphine-Palladium Complexes” Yamanaka, M.*; Shiga, A. J. Theor. Comput. Chem. 2005, 4, 345-355.

30 “Reactivity and Stability of Organocopper(I), Silver(I), and Gold(I) Ate Compounds and Their Trivalent Derivatives.” Nakanishi, W.; Yamanaka, M.; Nakamura, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 1446-1453.

29 “Thermodynamic and Kinetic Control in Selective Ligand Transfer in Conjugate Addition of Mixed Organocuprate Me(X)CuLi.” Yamanaka, M.; Nakamura, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 4697-4706.

28 “Direct Generation of Ti-Enolate of a-CF3 Ketone: Theoretical Study and High-Yielding and Diastereoselective Aldol Reaction.” Itoh, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Mikami, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 13174-13175.

27 “Nanoflow system for perfect regiocontrol in the Baeyer-Villiger oxidation by aqueous hydrogen peroxide using lowest concentration of a fluorous lanthanide catalyst.” Mikami, K.; Islam, M. N.; Yamanaka, M.; Ito, Y.; Kudo, K.; Seino, N.; Shinoda, M. Tetrahedron. Lett. 2004, 45, 3681-3683.

26 “Mechanism and Regioselectivity of Reductive Elimination of p-Allylcopper (III) Intermediates” Yamanaka, M.; Kato, S.; Nakamura, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 6278-6293.

25 “Negative Non-Linear Effect in Aquo Palladium Catalysis Depending on Tropos BIPHEP Lingad Chirality Controlled by Chiral DABN Activator” Mikami, K.; Aikawa, K.; Yamanaka, M. Pure Appl. Chem. 2004, 76, 537-540.

24 “Fluorinated Carbonyl & Olefinic Compounds: Basic Character and Asymmetric Catalytic Reactions” Mikami, K.; Itoh, Y.; Yamanaka, M. Chem. Rev. 2004, 104, 1-16.

23 “Symmetry Breaking in Asymmetric Catalysis: Racemic to Auto-Catalysis” Mikami, K.; Yamanaka, M. Chem Rev.2003, 103, 3369-3400.

22 “Dipole-Controlled Diastereoselectivity in Aldol Reaction of CF3-Enolate” Mikami, K.; Itoh, Y.; Yamanaka, M. Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 4807-4809.

21 “Experimental and Theoretical Studies on Regioselectivity of the Baeyer-Villiger Reaction of an a-CF3-Ketonic Substrate” Mikami, K.; Itoh, Y.; Yamanaka, M. Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 4803-4806.

20 “Fluorous nano flow” system for the Mukaiyama aldol reaction catalyzed by in the lowest concentration of the Lanthanide complex with bis(perfluorooctanesulfonyl)- amide ponytail” Mikami, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Islam, M. N.; Kudo, K.; Seino, N.; Shinoda, M. Tetrahedron. 2003, 59, 10593-10597.

19 “Dramatic increase in the rate of the Mukaiyama aldol reaction by “fluorous nano flow” system in the lowest concentration of a fluorous catalyst” Mikami, K.; Yamanaka, M.; Islam, M. N.; Kudo, K.; Seino, N.; Shinoda, M. Tetrahedron Lett.2003, 44, 7545-7548.

18 “A New N,P-Ligand with Achiral gem-Dimethyloxazoline for Palladium(II)-Catalyzed Cyclization of 1,6-Enynes: Transition State Probe for the N/C trans Mode in Mizoroki-Heck-Type C-C Bond Formation” Hatano, M.; Yamanaka, M.; MIkami, K. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 2552-2555.

17 “Theoretical studies on structures and reactivities of organocuprate(I) and organocopper(III) species” Yamanaka, M.; Inagaki, T. Nakamura, E. J. Comp. Chem. 2003, 24, 1401-1409.

16 “Asymmetric Activation / Deactivation of Racemic Ru Catalysts for Highly Enantioselective Hydrogenation Irrespective of Ketonic Substrates: Molecular Design of Dimethylbinaphtylamine for Enantiomeric Catalysts Discrimination” Mikami, K.; Korenaga, T.; Yusa, Y.; Yamanaka, M. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2003, 345, 246-254.

15 “(2,5)-Ene Cyclization Catalyzed by Mesoporous Solid Acids: Isotope Labeling Study and ab Initio Calculation for Continuum from Concerted to Stepwise Ene Mechanism” Mikami, K.; Ohmura, H.; Yamanaka, M. J. Org. Chem. 2003, 68, 1081-1088.

14 “Theoretical Studies on the Mechanism of the Tropo-Inversion of the BIPHEP-RuCl2/DPEN Complex Using the ONIOM Method” Yamanaka, M.; Mikami, K. Organometallics 2002, 21, 5847-5851.

13 “Theoretical Studies on the Diastereoselectivity in the Lewis Acid Catalyzed Carbonyl-Ene Reaction: A Fundamental Role of Electrostatic Interaction” Yamanaka, M.; Mikami, K. Helv. Chim. Acta. 2002, 85, 4264-4270.

12 “Mechanism of C-H Bond Activation/C-C Bond Formation Reaction between Diazo Compound and Alkane catalyzed by Dirhodium Tetracarboxylate” Nakamura, E.; Yoshikai, N.; Yamanaka, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 7181-7192.

11 “Hybrid of Ferrocene and Fullerene” Sawamura, M.; Kuninobu, Y.; Toganoh, M.; Matsuo, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Nakamura, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 9354-9355.

10 “Density Functional Studies on Kinetic Reactivity of “Higher Order” Lipshutz Cuprate in Addition Reaction to Acetylene” Yamanaka, M.; Mori, S.; Nakamura, E. Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2002, 75, 1815-1818.

9 “Tropos or Atropos? That is the Question!” Mikami, K.; Aikawa, K.; Yusa, Y.; Jodry, J. J.; Yamanaka, M. Synlett, 2002, 1561-1578.

8 ”Theoretical Studies on Solvent and Substituent Effects of Cuprate Conjugate Addition” Yamanaka, M.; Nakamura, E. Organometallics. 2001, 20, 5675-5681.

7 “Kinetic Reactivity of “Higher Order Cuprates” in Sn2 Alkylation Reactions” Nakamura, E.; Yamanaka, M.; Yoshikai, N.; Mori, S. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 1935-1938.

6 “Density Functional Studies on the Pauson-Khand Reaction” Yamanaka, M.; Nakamura, E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 1703-1708.

5 “Complexation of Lewis Acid with Trialkylcopper (III): On the Origin of BF3-Accekeration of Cuprate Conjugate Addition” Nakamura, E.; Yamanaka, M.; Mori, S. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 1826-1827.

4 “Macrocarbocycle Synthsis by Copper-and Silver-Mediated Cyclization of Tethered Cyclopropenone Acetals. Electronic Tuning of Metal Vinylcarbene Complex into Vinylmetallic Species” Yu, Y.; Yamanaka, M.; Nakamura, E. Org Lett. 1999, 1, 407-409.

3 “Ligand Transfer Selectivity in the Conjugate Addition of a Mixed Organocuprate Bearing a Dummy Ligand” Nakamura, E.; Yamanaka, M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 8941-8942.

2 “Stereoselective Synthesis of Cyclopentanols by Lewis Acid-Mediated [3+2] Annulation of Allyldiisopropylphenylsilane with ???-Unsaturated Diesters” Akiyama, T.; Yamanaka, M. Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 7885-7888.

1 “Preparation of Oxetanes by Zirconium(IV) Chloride Promoted Cycloaddition of Allylsilane to Aldehydes” Akiyama, T.; Yamanaka, M. Synlett 1996, 1095-1096.