Catalytic Dehydrogenation of Carbonyl Compounds (2008-)
“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”
"Transformation of α-Substituted Propanols to γ-Amino Alcohols through Nickel-Catalyzed Amination on the Terminal γ-Carbon of Propanols"
“Nickel-Catalyzed Formation of a Carbon–Nitrogen Bond at the β-Position of Saturated Ketones”
(Highlighted in SYNFACT and in Speciality Chemicals Magazine: February 2010 Chemistry Corner)
Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Technology
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