(126) Functionalization of a Simple Dithienylethene via Palladium-Catalyzed Regioselective Direct Arylation

Hiroki Kamiya, Shuichi Yanagisawa, Satoru Hiroto, Kenichiro Itami, and Hiroshi Shinokubo

Org. Lett. 201113, 6394–6397. DOI: 10.1021/ol2026069 【details

(125) Synthesis of Dragmacidin D via Direct C-H Couplings

Debashis, Mandal, Atsushi, D. Yamaguchi, Junichiro, Yamaguchi, and Kenichiro Itami

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133, 19660–19663. DOI: 10.1021/ja209945x 【details

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(124) Exploitation of an additional hydrophobic pocket of σ1 receptors: Late-stage diverse modifications of spirocyclic thiophenes by C–H bond functionalization

Christina Meyer, Benedikt Neue, Dirk Schepmann, Shuichi Yanagisawa, Junichiro Yamaguchi, Ernst-Ulrich Würthwein, Kenichiro Itami, and Bernhard Wünsch

Org. Biomol. Chem2011, 9, 8016. DOI: 10.1039/C1OB06149F 【details

(123) Molecular Catalysis for Fullerene Functionalization

Kenichiro Itami

Chem. Rec. 201111, 226. DOI:10.1002/tcr.201100022 【details

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(122) Synthesis of Bioactive Compounds through C-H Bond Functionalization (Japanese Review)

Junichiro Yamaguchi, Kenichiro Itami

Catalysts & Catalysis201153, 293. Link 【details

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(121) Direct Arylation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons through Palladium Catalysis

Kenji Mochida, Katsuaki Kawasumi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami

J. Am .Chem .Soc. 2011133, 10716-10719. DOI: 10.1021/ja202975w 【details

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(120) Nickel-Catalyzed C–H Arylation of Azoles with Haloarenes: Scope, Mechanism, and Applications to the Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules

Takuya Yamamoto, Kei Muto, Masato Komiyama, Jerome Canivet, Junichiro Yamaguchi, and Kenichiro Itami

Chem. Eur. J. 201117, 10113-10122. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201101091 【details

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(119) Controlled Alcohol-Carbonyl Interconversion by Nickel Catalysis

Takehisa Maekawa, Hiromi Sekizawa, and Kenichiro Itami

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 7022-7026 . DOI: 10.1002/anie.201102092 【details

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(118) Oxidative C–H/C–H Coupling of Azine and Indole/Pyrrole Nuclei: Palladium Catalysis and Synthesis of Eudistomin U

Atsushi D. Yamaguchi, Debashis Mandal, Junichiro Yamaguchi, and Kenichiro Itami

Chem. Lett. 201140, 555 -557. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.555 details

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(117) Synthesis and Racemization Process of Chiral Carbon Nanorings: A Step Toward the Chemical Synthesis of Chiral Carbon Nanotubes

Haruka Omachi, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro itami

Org. Lett201113, 2480-2483DOI: 10.1021/ol200730mdetails

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(116) Is Total Synthesis of Fullerenes or Carbon Nanotubes Possible?

Kenichiro Itami

Kagaku 201166, 23-27.

(115) Electrophilic Metalation Mechanism or Base-Assisted Proton Abstraction Mechanism

Kenichiro Itami

CSJ Current Review (Bond Activation and Molecular Activation), Kagaku Dojin, 2011.

(114) Multiple Arylation of Aromatic Compounds for Organic Materials

Kenichiro Itami

CSJ Current Review (Bond Activation and Molecular Activation), Kagaku Dojin, 2011.

(113) Palladium/2,2′-bipyridyl/Ag2CO3 catalyst for C-H bond arylation of heteroarenes with haloarenes

Shuichi Yanagisawa and Kenichiro Itami

Tetrahedron201167, 4425-4430. DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2011.03.093details

(112) [9]Cycloparaphenylene: Nickel-Mediated Synthesis and Crystal Structure

Yasutomo Segawa, Petr Šenel, Sanae Matsuura, Haruka Omachi, and Kenichiro Itami

Chem. Lett. 201140, 423–425. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2011.423details

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(111) Aziridinofullerene: A Versatile Platform for Functionalized Fullerenes

Masakazu Nambo, Yasutomo Segawa, and Kenichiro Itami

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133, 2402-2405. DOI: 10.1021/ja111213k 【details

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(110) Concise Synthesis and Crystal Structure of [12]Cycloparaphenylene

Yasutomo Segawa, Shinpei Miyamoto, Haruka Omachi, Sanae Matsuura, Petr Šenel, Takahiro Sasamori, Norihiro Tokitoh, and Kenichiro Itami

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 3244-3248. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201007232 【details

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(109) t-Butoxide-Mediated C-H Bond Arylation of Aromatic Compounds with Haloarenes

Shuichi Yanagisawa and Kenichiro Itami

ChemCatChem 20113, 827-829DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201000431 【details

(108) Oxidative Biaryl Coupling of Thiophenes and Thiazoles with Arylboronic Acids through Palladium Catalysis: Otherwise-Difficult C4-Selective C-H Arylation Enabled by Boronic Acids

Sylvia Kirchberg, Satoshi Tani, Kirika Ueda, Junichiro Yamaguchi, Armido Studer, and Kenichiro Itami

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 2387-2391DOI: 10.1002/anie.201007060details

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(107) Selective Introduction of Organic Groups to C60 and C70 Using Organoboron Compounds and Rhodium Catalyst: A New Synthetic Approach to Organo(hydro)fullerenes

Masakazu Nambo, Yasutomo Segawa, Atsushi Wakamiya, and Kenichiro Itami

Chem. Asian J. 20116, 590-598. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201000583details

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