Medicinal Chemistry (Tsunoda Lab.)

Staff
Prof. Dr. Tetsuto Tsunoda
Dr. Hiroto Kaku
Dr. Mitsuyo Horikawa

Research project

Publications

  1. Kaku, H., Imai, T., Kondo, R., Mamba, S., Watanabe, Y., Inai, M., Nishii, T., Horikawa, M., Tsunoda, T.  A Method to Prepare Optically Active Acyclic alpha-Benzylketones by Thermodynamically Controlled Deracemization., Eur. J. Org. Chem., 36, 8208-8213 (2013).
  2. Nishimura, T., Horikawa, M., Yamada, K., Sogabe, A., Nishii, T., Kaku, H., Inai, M., Tanaka, M., Takahashi, S., Tsunoda, T. Xanthouroleuconaphin: a yellowish pigment from the aphid Uroleucon nigrotuberculatum and its total synthesis., Tetrahedron69, 1808-1814 (2013).
  3. Nishii, T., Ouchi, T., Matsuda, A., Matsubara, Y., Haraguchi, Y., Kawano, T., Kaku, H., Horikawa, M., Tsunoda, T. Modified Marko’s aerobic oxidation of alcohols under atmospheric pressure with air or molecular oxygen at room temperature.,  Tetrahedron Lett., 53, 5880-5882 (2012).
  4. Nishimura, T., Iwata, T., Maegawa, H., Nishii, T., Matsugasako, M., Kaku, H., Horikawa, M., Tsunoda, T. Total Synthesis of Yellowish Aphid Pigment Furanaphin through Fries Rearrangement Assisted with Boron Trifluoride-Acetic Acid Complex.,  Synlett., 23, 1789-1792 (2012).
  5.  Nishii, T., Miyamae, F., Yoshizuka, M., Kaku, H., Horikawa, M., Inai, M., Tsunoda, T. Construction of an Asymmetric Quaternary Carbon by Asymmetric Aza-Claisen Rearrangement and its Application to a Total Synthesis of (+)-alpha-Cuparenone., Tetrahedron; Asymmetry., 23, 739-741. (2012)
  6. Horikawa, M.; Kikuchi, D.; IMai, T.; Tanaka, M.; Kaku, H.; Nishii, T.; Inai, M.; Takahashi, S.; Tsunoda, T; Megouraphin Glucoside: Two Yellowish Pigments from the Aphid Megoura crassicauda Mordvilko. Heterocycles, 85, 95-101 (2012).
  7. Yoshizuka, M.; Nishii, T.; Sasaki, H.: Kitakado, J.; Ishigaki, N.; Kaku, H.; Horikawa, M.; Inai, M.; Tsunoda, T; Promotion of Asymmetric Aza-Claisen Rearrangement of N-Allylic Carboxamides Using Excess Base. Synlett (2011) 20, 2967-2970
  8. Horikawa, M.; Hoshiyama, T.; Matsuzawa, M.; Shugyo, T.; Tanaka, M.; Suzuki, S.; Sato, M.; Ito, T.; Asakawa, Y.; Kaku, H.; Nishii, T.; Inai, M.; Takahashi, S.; Tsunoda, T; Viridaphin A1 Glucoside, a Green Pigment Possessing Cytotoxicity and Antibacterial Activity from the Aphid Megoura crassicauda Mordvilko., J. Nat. Prod., 74(8), 1812-1816 (2011).
  9. Inai, M.; Nishii, T.; Mukoujima, S.; Esumi, T.; Kaku, H.; Tominaga, K.; Abe, H.; Horikawa, M.; Tsunoda, T; Total Synthesis of (+)-Brefeldin C utilizing aza-Claisen Rearrangement., Synlett., 10, 1459-1461 (2011).
  10. Inai, M.; Nishii, T.; Tanaka, A.: Kaku, H.; Horikawa, M.; Tsunoda, T; Total Synthesis of the (+)-Antimycin A Family., Eur. J. Org. Chem., 14, 2719-2729 (2011).