Molecular Transformation through Catalytic Dehydrogenation of Carbonyl Compounds and Its Derivatives (2008-)

“One-Pot Synthesis of Multiarylated Benzopgenones via [3 + 2 + 1] Benzannulation of Ketones, Alkynes, and  α,β-Unsaturated Carbonyls

Shoko Nagahata, Seiya Takei, and Satoshi Ueno, J. Org. ChemAccepted.

Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenative [3+3] Aromatization of Propyl Ketones and Allyl Carbonates”

Kenta Koike and Satoshi Ueno, Chem. Lett., 51 (4), 489–492 (2022). doi:10.1246/cl.220032 (Open Access)

"Palladium-catalyzed Benzylic Substitution of Benzyl Carbonates with Phosphorus Nucleophiles”

Yusuke Makida, Kazumi Usui, Satoshi Ueno, and Ryoichi Kuwano, ChemLett.46 (12), 1814–1817 (2017). (Open Access)

β-Amination of Saturated Nitriles through Palladium-Catalyzed Dehydrogenation/1,4-Addition/Re-dehydrogenation”

Synthesis of 4-Quinolones through Nickel-Catalyzed Intramolecular Amination on the β-Carbon of o-(N-Alkylamino)propiophenones”

Satoshi Ueno, Ryosuke Shimizu, Ryohei Maeda, Ryoichi Kuwano, Synlett23, 1639–1642 (2012).

“Intramolecular SN’-Type Aromatic Substitution of Benzylic Carbonates at their Para-Position”

Satoshi Ueno, Sadakazu Komiya, Takeshi Tanaka, and Ryoichi Kuwano, OrgLett.14, 338–341 (2012).

"Transformation of α-Substituted Propanols to γ-Amino Alcohols through Nickel-Catalyzed Amination on the Terminal γ-Carbon of Propanols"

Satoshi Ueno, Kazumi Usui, and Ryoichi Kuwano, Synlett, 1303–1307 (2011).

“Palladium-Catalyzed [4+2] Cycloaddition of o-(Silylmethyl)benzyl Esters with Ketones: An Equivalent to Oxo-Diels–Alder Reaction of o-Xylylenes”

Satoshi Ueno, Masakazu Ohtsubo, and Ryoichi Kuwano,OrgLett.12, 4332–4334 (2010).

“Nickel-Catalyzed Formation of a Carbon–Nitrogen Bond at the β-Position of Saturated Ketones”

Satoshi Ueno, Ryosuke Shimizu, and Ryoichi Kuwano, AngewChem.121, 4613–4615 (2009); Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 48, 4543–4545 (2009). doi: 10.1002/anie.200900892

(Highlighted in SYNFACT and in Speciality Chemicals Magazine: February 2010 Chemistry Corner) 

“[4+2] Cycloaddition of o-Xylylenes with Imines Using Palladium Catalyst”

Satoshi Ueno, Masakazu Ohtsubo, and Ryoichi Kuwano,J. Am. Chem. Soc.131, 12904–12905 (2009).

(Highlighted in SYNFACT)

“Direct, Iridium-Catalyzed Enantioselective and Regioselective Allylic Etherification with Aliphatic Alcohols”

Satoshi Ueno and John F. Hartwig, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.47, 1928–1931 (2008).

(Highlighted in SYNFACT)

“Enantioselective Iridium-Catalyzed Allylic Amination of Ammonia and Convenient Ammonia Surrogates”

Mark J. Pouy, Andreas Leitner, Daniel J. Weix, Satoshi Ueno, and John F. Hartwig, Org. Lett.9, 39493952 (2007).

“Unique Effect of Coordination of an Alkene Moiety in Products on Ruthenium-Catalyzed Chemoselective C–H Alkenylation”

Satoshi Ueno, Takuya Kochi, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, Org. Lett.11, 855–858 (2009).

“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation via the Cleavage of an Unreactive Aryl Carbon–Nitrogen Bond in Aniline Derivatives with Organoboronates”

Satoshi Ueno, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, J. Am. Chem. Soc.129, 6098–6099 (2007).

“Regioselective Alkenylation of Aromatic Ketones with Alkenylboronates Using a RuH2(CO)(PPh3)3-Catalyst via Carbon–Hydrogen Bond Cleavage”

Satoshi Ueno, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, J. Org. Chem.72, 36003602(2007).

(Highlighted in Organic Process Research & Development)

“Direct Observation of the Oxidative Addition of the Aryl Carbon–Oxygen Bond to a Ruthenium Complex and Consideration of the Relative Reactivity between Aryl Carbon–Oxygen and Aryl Carbon–Hydrogen Bonds”

Satoshi Ueno, Eiichiro Mizushima, Naoto Chatani, and Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, J. Am. Chem. Soc.128, 1651616517 (2006).

“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Functionalization of Aryl Carbon–Oxygen Bonds in Aromatic Ethers with Organoboron Compounds”

Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, Mayumi Usui, Satoshi Ueno, Naoto Chatani, and Shinji Murai, J. Am. Chem. Soc.126, 2706–2707 (2004).