Research Papers

1.    Unique tripodal chiral tertiary amine, 2,6-trans-1,2,6-trisubstituted piperidine with pyridine and bis(phenol) donor groups: Its stereoselective coordination to titanium(IV) ion

      T. Okamatsu, R. Irie, Ryo, and T. Katsuki

      J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 645-653.


2.    Asymmetric methanolysis of cyclic meso-anhydrides with tripodal 2,6-trans-1,2,6-trisubstituted piperidine as chiral amine catalyst

      T. Okamatsu, R. Irie, and T. Katsuki

      Synlett 2007, 1569-1572.


3.   Convenient synthesis of meso-cyclohexa-1,3-dienes by one-pot two-step deoxygenation of 7-oxabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-enes

      T. Yano, T. Fujishima, and R. Irie

      Synthesis 2010, 818-822.


4.    Diastereoselective construction of new 5a-substituted carbaallose by exo--selective conjugate addition to endo-exo cross-conjugated cyclohexadienone as key reaction

      T. Fujishima, F. Kitoh, T. Yano, and R. Irie

      Synlett 2010, 2279-2282.


5.    Synthesis and stereochemical behavior of a new chiral oxa[7]heterohelicene

      R. Irie, A. Tanoue, S. Urakawa, T. Imahori, K. Igawa, T. Matsumoto, K. Tomooka,

      S. Kikuta, T. Uchida, and T. Katsuki

      Chem. Lett. 2011, 40, 1343-1345.


6.    Base-catalyzed Schmittel cycloisomerization of o-phenylenediyne-linked bis(arenol)s to indeno[1,2-c]chromenes

      M. Furusawa, K. Arita, T. Imahori, K. Igawa, K. Tomooka, and R. Irie

      Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 7107-7110.


7.    Palladium-catalyzed tandem cyclodehydrogenation of o-phenylenediyne-linked bis(arenol)s to produce benzodifuran-containing condensed heteroaromatic ring systems

      Furusawa, Masaki; Imahori, Tatsushi; Igawa, Kazunobu; Tomooka, Katsuhiko; Irie, Ryo

      Chem. Lett. 2013, 42, 1134-1136.


8.    Synthesis, structure, and spin equilibrium properties of [FeIIIX2L]BPh4·solvents (X = 1-methylimidazole and imidazole; L = N,N'-bis(3-ethoxycarbonylsalicylidene)-ethylenediamine)

      T. Fujinami, D. Hamada, N. Matsumoto, Y. Sunatsuki, R. Irie

      Inorg. Chim. Acta 2015, 430, 239-244.


9.    Synthesis, Stereochemical Characteristics, and Coordination Behavior of 2,2f-Binaphtyl-1,1f-biisoquinoline as a New Axially Chiral Bidentate Ligand

      T. Kawatsu, H. Tokushima, Y. Takedomi, T. Imahori, K. Igawa, K. Tomooka, and R. Irie

      Arkivoc 2015, accepted.



1.    New synthetic approaches to fused polyheterocyclic compounds by using domino cyclization reactions of aromatic diyne and enyne systems

      R. Irie, M. Furusawa, K. Arita, K. Igawa, and K. Tomookai

      —L‹@‡¬‰»Šw‹¦‰οŽ 2014, 72, 1131-1142.



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3.    Oxidation: C-​N bond formation by oxidation: C-​H bond activation

      R. Irie, In "Comprehensive Chirality", Eds. H. Yamamoto, E. M. Carreira, Elsevire Science, 2012, Volume 5, Chapter 5.5, pp 137-167.


4.    Oxidation: C-​O bond formation by C-​H activation

      R. Irie, In "Comprehensive Chirality", Eds. H. Yamamoto, E. M. Carreira, Elsevire Science, 2012, Volume 5, Chapter 5.2, pp 36-68.