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2017

  • 52) Oxidative Homocoupling Reaction of Aryltrimethylsilanes by Pd/o-chloranil Catalysis
    Mari Shibata, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Lett. 2017, Advance Publication, doi: 10.1246/cl.170723
  • 51) Rapid Access to Nanographenes and Fused Heteroaromatics by Palladium-Catalyzed Annulative π-Extension Reaction of Unfunctionalized Aromatics with Diiodobiaryls
    Wataru Matsuoka, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 12224-12228. doi: 10.1002/anie.201707486
  • 50) Annulative π-Extension (APEX): Rapid Access to Fused Arenes, Heteroarenes, and Nanographenes
    Hideto Ito, Kyohei Ozaki, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 11144-11164. doi: 10.1002/anie.201701058
  • 49) Laterally π-Extended Dithia[6]helicenes with Heptagons: Saddle-Helix Hybrid Molecules
    Takao Fujikawa, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Org. Chem. 2017, 82, 7745–7749. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01540
  • 48) Electro-Activated Conductivity and White Light Emission of a Hydrocarbon Nanoring-Iodine Assembly
    Noriaki Ozaki, Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Taishi Nishihara, Toshihiko Fujimori, Yuh Hijikata, Ryuto Kimura, Stephan Irle, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 11196-11202. doi: 10.1002/anie.201703648 press release
    Selected as Hot Paper Selected as Frontispiece
  • 47) Synthesis, Properties, and Crystal Structures of π-Extended Double [6]Helicenes: Contorted Multi-Dimensional Stacking Lattice
    Takao Fujikawa, Nobuhiko Mitoma, Atsushi Wakamiya, Akinori Saeki, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 4697-4703. doi: 10.1039/C7OB00987A
  • 46) Synthesis of a Carbon Nanobelt
    Guillaume Povie, Yasutomo Segawa, Taishi Nishihara, Yuhei Miyauchi, and Kenichiro Itami
    Science 2017, 356, 172-175. doi: 10.1126/science.aam8158 プレスリリース
  • 45) Annulative π-Extension (APEX) of Heteroarenes with Dibenzosiloles and Dibenzogermoles by Palladium/o-Chloranil Catalysis
    Kyohei Ozaki, Wataru Matsuoka, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 1930-1933. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00684
  • 44) Polymorphism of [6]cycloparaphenylene for packing structure-dependent host-guest interaction
    Tomohiro Fukushima, Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Kohei Tanaka, Yuh Hijikata, Stephan Irle, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 855-857. doi: 10.1246/cl.170210
    Selected as Editor's Choice
  • 43) Catalytic Dehydrogenative C–H Imidation of Arenes Enabled by Photo-generated Hole Donation to Sulfonimide
    Eri Ito, Tomohiro Fukushima, Takahiro Kawakami, Kei Murakami, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. 2017, 3, 383-392. doi: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.02.006
    Selected as the cover art in issue 3, 2017
  • 42) Synthesis, Structure, and Electrochemical Property of a Bimetallic Bis-2-pyridylidene Palladium Acetate Complex
    Tetsushi Yoshidomi, Tomohiro Fukushima, Kenichiro Itami, and Yasutomo Segawa
    Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 587-590. doi: 10.1246/cl.170091

2016

  • 41) One-Step Annulative π-Extension of Alkynes with Dibenzosiloles or Dibenzogermoles by Palladium/o-chloranil Catalysis
    Kyohei Ozaki, Keiichiro Murai, Wataru Matsuoka, Katsuaki Kawasumi, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 56, 1361-1364. doi: 10.1002/anie.201610374
  • 40) Key Structural Elements of Unsymmetrical Cyanine Dyes for Highly Sensitive Fluorescence Turn-on DNA Probe
    Kakishi Uno, Taeko Sasaki, Nagisa Sugimoto, Hideto Ito, Taishi Nishihara, Shinya Hagihara, Tetsuya Higashiyama, Narie Sasaki, Yoshikatsu Sato, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Asian J. 2016, 12, 233-238. doi: 10.1002/asia.201601430
  • 39) Cu-Catalyzed aromatic C–H imidation with N-fluorobenzenesulfonimide: mechanistic details and predictive models
    Brandon E. Haines, Takahiro Kawakami, Keiko Kuwata, Kei Murakami, Kenichiro Itami, and Djamaladdin G. Musaev
    Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 988-1001. doi: 10.1039/C6SC04145K
  • 38) Phenanthro[9,10-a]corannulene by one-step annulative π-extension of corannulene
    Kenta Kato, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Can. J. Chem. 2017, 95, 329-333. doi: 10.1139/cjc-2016-0467
  • 37) Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of a Cylinder-Shaped Cyclo[12]orthophenylene[6]ethynylene: Toward the Synthesis of Zigzag Carbon Nanobelts
    Katsuma Matsui, Masako Fushimi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 5352-5355. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02702
  • 36) Flexible Reaction Pocket on Bulky Diphosphine–Ir Complex Controls Regioselectivity in para-Selective C–H Borylation of Arenes
    Brandon E. Haines, Yutaro Saito, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami, and Djamaladdin G. Musaev
    ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 7536–7546. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.6b02317
  • 35) Synthesis and Properties of [8]-, [10]-, [12]-, and [16]Cyclo-1,4-naphthylenes
    Keishu Okada, Akiko Yagi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 661-667. doi: 10.1039/C6SC04048A
  • 34) Macrocyclization by Rhodium-Catalyzed Cross-Cyclotrimerization of L-Shaped Diynes with Di-tert-butyl Acetylenedicarboxylate: Effect of Bent Linkers of Diynes
    Shuhei Nishigaki, Yuta Miyauchi, Keiichi Noguchi, Hideto Ito, Kenichiro Itami, Yu Shibata, and Ken Tanaka
    Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 27, 4668-4673. doi: 10.1002/ejoc.201600909
  • 33) Thiophene-Fused π-Systems from Diarylacetylenes and Elemental Sulfur
    Lingkui Meng, Takao Fujikawa, Motonobu Kuwayama, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 10351–10355. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b06486 Highlight press release
  • 32) Corannulene–Helicene Hybrids: Chiral π-Systems Comprising Both Bowl and Helical Motifs
    Takao Fujikawa, Dorin V. Preda, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami, and Lawrence T. Scott
    Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 3992–3995. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01801.
  • 31) Construction of Covalent Organic Nanotubes by Light-Induced Cross-Linking of Diacetylene-Based Helical Polymers
    Kaho Maeda, Liu Hong, Taishi Nishihara, Yusuke Nakanishi, Yuhei Miyauchi, Ryo Kitaura, Naoki Ousaka, Eiji Yashima, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 11001–11008. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b05582 Highlight press release
    Selected as the cover art in issue 38, 2016.
  • 30) Helically Twisted Tetracene: Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Photophysical Properties of Hexabenzo[a,c,fg,j,l,op]tetracene
    Yuuta Yano, Hideto Ito, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Synlett 2016, 14, 2081-2084. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1561455 Best Paper
  • 29) Regiodivergent Cross-Dehydrogenative Coupling of Pyridines and Benzoxazoles: Discovery of Organic Halides as Regio-Switching Oxidants
    Shuya Yamada, Kei Murakami, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 2415–2418. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00932
  • 28) Cycloparaphenylene as a molecular porous carbon solid with uniform pores exhibiting adsorption-induced softness
    Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Toshihiko Fujimori, Xiaolin Li, Katsumi Kaneko, Kai Kan, Noriaki Ozaki, Yuh Hijikata, Stephan Irle, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4204–4210. doi: 10.1039/C6SC00092D
  • 27) A Theoretical Study on the Strain Energy of Carbon Nanobelts
    Yasutomo Segawa, Akiko Yagi, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 1430–1433. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00365
  • 26) Synthesis and Structural Features of Quadruple Helicenes: Highly Distorted π-Systems Enabled by Accumulation of Helical Repulsions
    Takao Fujikawa, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3587–3595. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b01303
  • 25) Palladium-catalyzed C–H Arylation of Pyridines with Aryl Triflates
    Jiao Jiao, Kei Murakami, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Lett. 2016, 45, 529-531. doi: 10.1246/cl.160133
  • 24) Design and Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube Segments
    Yasutomo Segawa, Akiko Yagi, Katsuma Matsui, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 5136-5158. doi: 10.1002/anie.201508384
  • 23) Structurally uniform and atomically precise carbon nanostructures
    Yasutomo Segawa, Hideto Ito, and Kenichiro Itami
    Nat. Rev. Mater. 2016, 1, 15002. doi: 10.1038/natrevmats.2015.2
  • 22) Catalytic Methods for Aromatic C–H Amination: An Ideal Strategy for Nitrogen-Based Functional Molecules
    Jiao Jiao, Kei Murakami, Kenichiro Itami
    ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 610-633. doi: 10.1021/acscatal.5b02417

2015

  • 21) Pyridylidene ligand facilitates gold-catalyzed oxidative C–H arylation of heterocycles
    Kazuhiro Hata, Hideto Ito, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2015, 11, 2737–2746. doi: 10.3762/bjoc.11.295
  • 20) Synthesis of open-shell ladder π-systems by catalytic C–H annulation of diarylacetylenes
    Takehisa Maekawa, Hiroshi Ueno, Yasutomo Segawa, Michael M. Haley, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Sci. 2015, 7, 650–654. doi: 10.1039/C5SC03391H
  • 19) Porous frameworks constructed by non-covalent linking of substitution-inert metal complexes
    Takahiro Itoh, Mio Kondo, Hirotoshi Sakamoto, Kaori Wakabayashi, Mari Kanaike, Kenichiro Itami, and Shigeyuki Masaoka
    Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 15334-15342. doi: 10.1039/C5DT01620G
  • 18) Curved Oligophenylenes as Donors in Shape-Persistent Donor–Acceptor Macrocycles with Solvatofluorochromic Properties
    Takuya Kuwabara, Jun Orii, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9646–9649. doi: 10.1002/anie.201503397 ハイライト記事
  • 17) Synthesis, Properties, and Packing Structures of Corannulene-Based π-Systems Containing Heptagons
    Kenta Kato, Yasutomo Segawa, Lawrence T. Scott, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Asian J. 2015, 10, 1635-1639. doi: 10.1002/asia.201500560
  • 16) Synthesis, Structures and Properties of π-Extended Double Helicene: A Combination of Planar and Nonplanar π-Systems
    Takao Fujikawa, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 7763-7768. doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b03118
  • 15) para-C−H Borylation of Benzene Derivatives by a Bulky Iridium Catalyst
    Yutaro Saito, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 5193-5198. doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b02052 press release
  • 14) Palladium-free Synthesis of [10]Cycloparaphenylene
    Yasutomo Segawa, Takuya Kuwabara, Katsuma Matsui, Satoru Kawai, and Kenichiro Itami
    Tetrahedron (Special Issue) 2015, 26-27, 4500-4503. doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2015.02.066
  • 13) Cycloparaphenylene-Based Ionic Donor–Acceptor Supramolecule: Isolation and Characterization of Li+@C60⊂[10]CPP
    Hiroshi Ueno, Taishi Nishihara, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 3707-3711. doi: 10.1002/anie.201500544
  • 12) One-shot K-region-selective annulative π-extension for nanographene synthesis and functionalization
    Kyohei Ozaki, Katsuaki Kawasumi, Mari Shibata, Hideto Ito, Kenichiro Itami
    Nature Commun. 2015, 6:6251. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7251 press releaseJST News
  • 11) Catalytic C–H Imidation of Aromatic Cores of Functional Molecules: Ligand-Accelerated Cu Catalysis and Application to Materials- and Biology-Oriented Aromatics
    Takahiro Kawakami, Kei Murakami, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 2460-2463. doi: 10.1021/ja5130012
  • 10) η6-Cycloparaphenylene Transition Metal Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, Photophysical Properties, and Application to the Selective Monofunctionalization of Cycloparaphenylenes
    Natsumi Kubota, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 1356-1361. doi: 10.1021/ja512271p press release NU Research

2014

  • 9) Thiophene-Based, Radial π-Conjugation: Synthesis, Structure, and Photophysical Properties of Cyclo-1,4-phenylene-2′,5′-thienylenes
    Hideto Ito, Yukari Mitamura, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 159-163. doi: 10.1002/anie.201409389 Highlight
    Selected as a inside cover picture in issue 1, 2015.
  • 8) Synthesis of Extended π-Systems through C–H Activation (Review Article)
    Yasutomo Segawa, Takehisa Maekawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 66-81. doi: 10.1002/anie.201403729
  • 7) All-benzene Carbon Nanocages: Size-selective Synthesis, Photophysical Properties, and Crystal Structure
    Katsuma Matsui, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16452-16458. doi: 10.1021/ja509880v
  • 6) Cross-Dehydrogenative-Coupling Reactions without Metals
    Hideto Ito, Kirika Ueda, and Kenichiro Itami
    Royal Society of Chemistry 2015, 153-196. doi: 10.1039/9781782620082-00153
  • 5) Synthesis and Dimerization of Chloro[10]cycloparaphenylene: A Directly Connected Cycloparaphenylene Dimer
    Yuuki Ishii, Sanae Matsuura, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 2174-2176. doi: 10.1021/ol500643c
  • 4) Excitation Recombination Dynamics in Nanoring Cycloparaphenylenes
    Taishi Nishihara, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami, and Yoshihiko Kanemitsu
    Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 2293-2296. doi: 10.1039/c3sc53462f
  • 3) Size-Selective Complexation and Extraction of Endohedral Metallofullerenes with Cycloparaphenylene
    Yusuke Nakanishi, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Yasumitsu Miyata, Ryo Kitaura, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami and Hisanori Shinohara
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 3102-3106. doi: 10.1002/anie.201311268
  • 2) Synthesis and Properties of Cycloparaphenylene-2,7-pyrenylene: A Pyrene-Containing Carbon Nanoring
    Akiko Yagi, Gandikota Venkataramana, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 957-959. doi: 10.1039/C3CC48198K
  • 1) Selective Synthesis of [7]- and [8]Cycloparaphenylenes
    Friederike Sibbel, Katsuma Matsui, Yasutomo Segawa, Armido Studer and Kenichiro Itami
    Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 954-956. doi: 10.1039/C3CC48683D