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Yoichiro Kuninobu

Division of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology

Okayama University




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  • Division of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Tsushima, Japan. 2005 - 2011
  • Division of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Okayama University, Tsushima, Kita-ku, Japan. 2007 - 2010


  1. Organic reactions catalyzed by rhenium carbonyl complexes. Kuninobu, Y., Takai, K. Chem. Rev. (2011) [Pubmed]
  2. Manganese-Catalyzed Cleavage of a Carbon-Carbon Single Bond between Carbonyl Carbon and α-Carbon Atoms of Ketones. Kuninobu, Y., Uesugi, T., Kawata, A., Takai, K. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. (2011) [Pubmed]
  3. Indium-catalyzed synthesis of keto esters from cyclic 1,3-diketones and alcohols and application to the synthesis of seratrodast. Kuninobu, Y., Kawata, A., Noborio, T., Yamamoto, S., Matsuki, T., Takata, K., Takai, K. Chem. Asian. J (2010) [Pubmed]
  4. Synthesis of functionalized pentacenes from isobenzofurans derived from C-H bond activation. Kuninobu, Y., Seiki, T., Kanamaru, S., Nishina, Y., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2010) [Pubmed]
  5. Iron-catalyzed synthesis of glycine derivatives via carbon-nitrogen bond cleavage using diazoacetate. Kuninobu, Y., Nishi, M., Takai, K. Chem. Commun. (Camb.) (2010) [Pubmed]
  6. Rhenium- and manganese-catalyzed synthesis of aromatic compounds from 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds and alkynes. Kuninobu, Y., Nishi, M., Kawata, A., Takata, H., Hanatani, Y., Yudha, S.S., Iwai, A., Takai, K. J. Org. Chem. (2010) [Pubmed]
  7. Rhenium-catalyzed diastereoselective synthesis of aminoindanes via the insertion of allenes into a C-H bond. Kuninobu, Y., Yu, P., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2010) [Pubmed]
  8. Rhenium-catalyzed synthesis of indenones by novel dehydrative trimerization of aryl aldehydes via C-H bond activation. Kuninobu, Y., Matsuki, T., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2010) [Pubmed]
  9. Rhenium-catalyzed insertion of nonpolar and polar unsaturated molecules into an olefinic C-H bond. Kuninobu, Y., Fujii, Y., Matsuki, T., Nishina, Y., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2009) [Pubmed]
  10. Rhenium-catalyzed regioselective alkylation of phenols. Kuninobu, Y., Matsuki, T., Takai, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2009) [Pubmed]
  11. Rhenium-catalyzed formation of bicyclo[3.3.1]nonene frameworks by a reaction of cyclic beta-keto esters with terminal alkynes. Kuninobu, Y., Morita, J., Nishi, M., Kawata, A., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2009) [Pubmed]
  12. Rhenium- and manganese-catalyzed insertion of alkynes into a carbon-carbon single bond of cyclic and acyclic 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds. Kuninobu, Y., Kawata, A., Nishi, M., Yudha, S., Chen, J., Takai, K. Chemistry, An Asian J. (2009) [Pubmed]
  13. Manganese-catalyzed construction of tetrasubstituted benzenes from 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds and terminal acetylenes. Kuninobu, Y., Nishi, M., Yudha S, S., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2008) [Pubmed]
  14. Synthesis of Cp-Re complexes via olefinic C-H activation and successive formation of cyclopentadienes. Kuninobu, Y., Nishina, Y., Matsuki, T., Takai, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2008) [Pubmed]
  15. Rhenium- and manganese-catalyzed insertion of acetylenes into beta-keto esters: synthesis of 2-pyranones. Kuninobu, Y., Kawata, A., Nishi, M., Takata, H., Takai, K. Chem. Commun. (Camb.) (2008) [Pubmed]
  16. Rhenium-catalyzed synthesis of multisubstituted aromatic compounds via C-C single-bond cleavage. Kuninobu, Y., Takata, H., Kawata, A., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2008) [Pubmed]
  17. Manganese-catalyzed insertion of aldehydes into a C-H bond. Kuninobu, Y., Nishina, Y., Takeuchi, T., Takai, K. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. (2007) [Pubmed]
  18. Rhenium- and gold-catalyzed coupling of aromatic aldehydes with trimethyl(phenylethynyl)silane: synthesis of diethynylmethanes. Kuninobu, Y., Ishii, E., Takai, K. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. (2007) [Pubmed]
  19. Rearrangement of indene skeletons under mild conditions. Kuninobu, Y., Ueda, H., Kawata, A., Takai, K. J. Org. Chem. (2007) [Pubmed]
  20. Insertion of polar and nonpolar unsaturated molecules into carbon-rhenium bonds generated by C-H bond activation: synthesis of phthalimidine and indene derivatives. Kuninobu, Y., Tokunaga, Y., Kawata, A., Takai, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2006) [Pubmed]
  21. Isocyanate acting as a carbonyl precursor: pyridyl group-assisted formation of 4H-pyrido[1,2-a]pyrimidin-4-ones from ketimines and isocyanates. Kuninobu, Y., Nishimura, S., Takai, K. Org. Biomol. Chem. (2006) [Pubmed]
  22. Rhenium- and aniline-catalyzed one-pot annulation of aromatic ketones and alpha,beta-unsaturated esters initiated by C-H bond activation. Kuninobu, Y., Nishina, Y., Shouho, M., Takai, K. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. (2006) [Pubmed]
  23. Sequential ruthenium-catalyzed hydroamination and rhenium-catalyzed C-H bond activation leading to indene derivatives. Kuninobu, Y., Nishina, Y., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2006) [Pubmed]
  24. Efficient catalytic insertion of acetylenes into a carbon-carbon single bond of nonstrained cyclic compounds under mild conditions. Kuninobu, Y., Kawata, A., Takai, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2006) [Pubmed]
  25. Rhenium-catalyzed formation of indene frameworks via C-H bond activation: [3+2] annulation of aromatic aldimines and acetylenes. Kuninobu, Y., Kawata, A., Takai, K. J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2005) [Pubmed]
  26. Rhenium-catalyzed insertion of terminal acetylenes into a C-H bond of active methylene compounds. Kuninobu, Y., Kawata, A., Takai, K. Org. Lett. (2005) [Pubmed]
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