Publications


2021

  1. Wada, Y.; Akiyama, T.; Harada, K.;Honma, T.; Naka, H.; Saito, S.; Arisawa, M.
    Preparation of a Platinum Nanoparticle Catalyst Located Near Photocatalyst Titanium Oxide and Its Catalytic Activity to Convert Benzyl Alcohols to the Corresponding Ethers.
    RSC Adv. 2021, 11, 222302223. DOI : 10.1039/D1RA00988E

2020

  1. Fujie, T.; Takahashi, A.; Takahashi, M.; Hara, T.; Soyama, A.; Makino, K.; Takahashi, H.; Yamamoto, C.; Kumagai, Y.; Naka, H.; Kaji, T.
    Transcriptional Induction of Cystathionine γ-Lyase, a Reactive Sulfur-Producing Enzyme, by Copper Diethyldithiocarbamate in Cultured Vascular Endothelial Cells.
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21, 6053. DOI:10.3390/ijms21176053

  2. Morioka, Y.; Huang, I.; Saito, S.; Naka, H.
    Ag(I)/TiO2-Photocatalyzed N-Methylation of Amino Acids with Methanol.
    ChemRxiv Preprint. 2020. DOI: 10.26434/chemrxiv.12588266.v1

2019

  1. Naraoka, A.; Naka, H.
    Transfer Hydration of Dinitriles to Diamides.
    Synlett 2019, 30, 1977–1980. DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1690026 (Invited Cluster)

  2. Okabe, H.; Naraoka, A.; Isogawa, T.; Oishi, S.; Naka, H.
    Acceptor-Controlled Transfer Dehydration of Amides to Nitriles.
    Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 4767–4770. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b01657

  3. Kanda, T.; Naraoka, A.; Naka, H.
    Catalytic Transfer Hydration of Cyanohydrins to alpha-Hydroxyamides.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 825−830. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b12877 (Highlighted in Org. Process Res. Dev. 2019, 23, 114−121. DOI: 10.1021/acs.oprd.9b00036)

  4. Kitamura, Y.; Murata, Y.; Oguri, A.; Matsumura, M.; Kakusawa, N.; Naka, H.; Yasuike, S.
    Pd-Catalyzed β-Selective C–H Arylation of Thiophenes with Triarylantimony Difluorides.
    Asian J. Org. Chem. 2019, 8, 138−143. DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.201800654

  5. Wang, L.-M.; Kobayashi, K.; Arisawa, M.; Saito, S.; Naka, H.
    Pd/TiO2-Photocatalyzed Self-Condensation of Primary Amines to Afford Secondary Amines at Ambient Temperature.
    Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 341−344. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b03271 (Highlighted in Front Cover.)

2018

  1. Wang, L.-M.; Jenkinson, K.; Wheatley, A. E. H.; Kuwata, K.; Saito, S.; Naka, H.
    Photocatalytic N-Methylation of Amines over Pd/TiO2 for the Functionalization of Heterocycles and Pharmaceutical Intermediates.
    ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2018, 6, 15419–15424. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b03855

  2. Hara, T.; Tatsuishi, H.; Banno, T.; Fujie, T.; Yamamoto, C.; Naka, H.; Kaji, T.
    Copper(II) Bis(Diethyldithiocarbamate) Induces the Expression of Syndecan-4, a Transmembrane Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycan, via P38 MAPK Activation in Vascular Endothelial Cells.
    Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19, 3302. DOI: 10.3390/ijms19113302

  3. Wang, L.-M.; Morioka, Y.; Jenkinson, K.; Wheatley, A. E. H.; Saito, S.; Naka, H.
    N-Alkylation of Functionalized Amines with Alcohols Using a Copper-Gold Mixed Photocatalytic System.
    Sci. Rep. 2018, 8, 6931. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-25293-z

  4. Takada, Y.; Caner, J.; Naka, H.; Saito, S.
    Photocatalytic Hydrogenolysis of Allylic Alcohols for Rapid Access to Platform Chemicals and Fine Chemicals.
    Pure Appl. Chem. 2018, 90, 167–174. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2017-0501 (Invited Conference Paper)

2017

  1. Ushimaru, R.; Nishimura, T.; Iwatsuki, T.; Naka, H.
    A Fluorinated Cobalt(III) Porphyrin Complex for Hydroalkoxylation of Alkynes.
    Chem. Pharm. Bull. 2017, 65, 1000–1003. DOI: 10.1248/cpb.c17-00568

  2. Takada, Y.; Caner, J.; Kaliyamoorthy, S.; Naka, H.; Saito, S.
    Photocatalytic Transfer Hydrogenolysis of Allylic Alcohols on Pd/TiO2: A Shortcut to (S)-(+)-Lavandulol.
    Chem. - Eur. J. 2017, 23, 18025–18032. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201704099

  3. Fujie, T.; Okino, S.; Yoshida, E.; Yamamoto, C.; Naka, H.; Kaji, T.
    Copper Diethyldithiocarbamate as an Inhibitor of Tissue Plasminogen Activator Synthesis in Cultured Human Coronary Endothelial Cells.
    J. Toxicol. Sci. 2017, 42, 553–558. DOI: 10.2131/jts.42.553

  4. Kitamura, Y,; Matsumura, M.; Murata, Y.; Yamada, M.; Kakusawa, N.; Tanaka, M.; Okabe, H.; Naka, H.; Obata, T.; Yasuike, S.
    A Versatile Synthesis of Triarylantimony Difluorides by Fluorination of Triarylstibanes with Nitrosyl Tetrafluoroborate and Their Antitumor Activity.
    J. Fluorine Chem. 2017, 199, 1–6. DOI: 10.1016/j.jfluchem.2017.04.004

  5. Shibata, M.; Nagata, R.; Saito, S.; Naka, H.
    Dehydrogenation of Primary Aliphatic Alcohols by Au/TiO2 Photocatalysts.
    Chem. Lett. 2017, 46, 580–582. DOI: 10.1246/cl.161195

2016

  1. Morioka, Y.; Matsuoka, A.; Binder, K.; Knappett, B. R.; Wheatley, A. E. H.; Naka, H.
    Selective Hydrogenation of Arenes to Cyclohexanes in Water Catalyzed by Chitin-Supported Ruthenium Nanoparticles.
    Catal. Sci. Technol. 2016, 6, 5801–5805. DOI: 10.1039/C6CY00899B

  2. Fujie, T.; Murakami, M.; Yoshida, E.; Tachinami, T.; Shinkai, Y.; Fujiwara, Y.; Yamamoto, C.; Kumagai, Y.; Naka, H.; Kaji, T.
    Copper Diethyldithiocarbamate as an Activator of Nrf2 in Cultured Vascular Endothelial Cells.
    J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 21, 263–273. DOI: 10.1007/s00775-016-1337-z

  3. Fujie, T.; Segawa, Y.; Kimura, T.; Fujiwara, Y.; Yamamoto, C.; Satoh, M.; Naka, H.; Kaji, T.
    Induction of Metallothionein Isoforms by Copper Diethyldithiocarbamate in Cultured Vascular Endothelial Cells.
    J. Toxicol. Sci. 2016, 41, 225–232. DOI: 10.2131/jts.41.225

  4. Fujie, T.; Segawa, Y.; Uehara, A.; Nakamura, T.; Kimura, T.; Yoshida, E.; Yamamoto, C.; Uchiyama, M. Naka, H.; Kaji, T.
    Zinc Diethyldithiocarbamate as an Inducer of Metallothionein in Cultured Vascular Endothelial Cells.
    J. Toxicol. Sci. 2016, 41, 217–224. DOI: 10.2131/jts.41.217

2015

  1. Tsarev, V. N.; Morioka, Y.; Caner, J.; Wang, Q.; Ushimaru, R.; Kudo, A.; Naka, H.; Saito, S.
    N-Methylation of Amines with Methanol at Room Temperature.
    Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2530–2533. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b01063

  2. Matsuoka, A.; Isogawa, T.; Morioka, Y.; Knappett, B. R.; Wheatley, A. E. H.; Saito, S.; Naka, H.
    Hydration of Nitriles to Amides by a Chitin-supported Ruthenium Catalyst.
    RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 12152–12160. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA15682J

  3. Matsuoka, A.; Sandoval, C. A.; Uchiyama, M.; Noyori, R.; Naka, H.
    Why p-Cymene? Conformational Effect in Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Aromatic Ketones with a η6-Arene/Ruthenium(II) Catalyst.
    Chem. Asian J. 2015, 10, 112–115. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201402979

2014

  1. Caner, J.; Liu, Z.; Takada, Y.; Kudo, A.; Naka, H.; Saito, S.
    Synthesis of Propylene from Renewable Allyl Alcohol by Photocatalytic Transfer Hydrogenolysis.
    Catal. Sci. Technol. 2014, 4, 4093–4098. DOI: 10.1039/C4CY00329B

  2. Fujie, T.; Naka, H.; Yamamoto, C.; Shinkai, Y.; Kumagai, Y.; Kaji, T.
    Activation of Cellular Defense Mechanism by Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Molecules.
    Yakugaku Zasshi. 2014, 134, 813−815. DOI: 10.1248/yakushi.14-00017-8

2013

  1. Liu, Z.; Caner, J.; Kudo, A.; Naka, H.; Saito, S.
    Redox-Selective Generation of Aldehydes and H2 from Alcohols under Visible Light.
    Chem. - Eur. J. 2013, 19, 9452−9456. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201301347 (Highlighted in Synfacts. 2013, 9, 1138. DOI: 10.1055/s-003-25656)

  2. Tachinami, T.; Nishimura, T.; Ushimaru, R.; Noyori, R.; Naka, H.
    Hydration of Terminal Alkynes Catalyzed by Water-Soluble Cobalt Porphyrin Complexes.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 50−53. DOI: 10.1021/ja310282t

  3. Takada, Y.; Matsuoka, A.; Du, Y.; Naka, H.; Saito, S.
    Acetals of N,N-Dimethylformamides: Ambiphilic Behavior in Converting Carbon Dioxide to Dialkyl Carbonates.
    Chem. Lett. 2013, 42, 146–147. DOI: 10.1246/cl.2013.146

2012

Kimura, T.; Yoshida, K.; Yamamoto, C.; Suzuki, M.; Uno, T.; Isobe, M.; Naka, H.; Yasuike, S.; Satoh, M.; Kaji, T.; Uchiyama, M.
Bis(L-cysteinato)zincate(II) as a Coordination Compound that Specifically Induces Metallothionein Gene Transcription Without Inducing Cell-stress-related Gene Transcript.
J. Inorg. Biochem. 2012, 117, 140−146. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2012.07.021

2011

Goto, A.; Naka, H.; Noyori, R.; Saito, S.
One-Pot Nitrile Aldolization/Hydration Operation Giving β-Hydroxy Carboxamides.
Chem. Asian J. 2011, 6, 1740–1743. DOI: 10.1002/asia.201000921

2010

Naka, H.; Keisuke Ito, Masahiro Ueno, Koji Kobayashi, Yoshinori Kondo
Generation of Arylzinc Reagents Through an Iodine–zinc Exchange Reaction Promoted by a Non-metallic Organic Superbase
New J. Chem. 2010, 34, 1700–1706. DOI: 10.1039/C0NJ00202J

Sandoval, C. A.; Bie, F.; Matsuoka, A.; Yamaguchi, Y.; Naka, H.; Li, Y.; Kato, K.; Utsumi, N.; Tsutsumi, K.; Ohkuma, T.; Murata, K.; Noyori, R.
Chiral eta6-Arene/N-Tosylethylenediamine–Ruthenium(II) Complexes: Solution Behavior and Catalytic Activity for Asymmetric Hydrogenation.
Chem. Asian J. 2010, 5, 806–816. DOI: 10.1002/asia.200900461

Full publication list (2004-) is available on ORCID.