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Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
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SAWAMURA, Masaya Group
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    HIGASHIDA, Kosuke
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About the Research

Research Theme

Development of Novel Organometallic Catalysts Using Cooperative Action


Organometallics, Cooperative Catalysis, Organic Synthesis
Research History

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Representative Research Achievements

  • Construction of Heterobimetallic Catalytic Scaffold with a Carbene-Bipyridine Ligand: Gold-Zinc Two-Metal Catalysis for Intermolecular Addition of O-Nucleophiles to Nonactivated Alkynes
    Rawat, V. K.; Higashida, K.*; Sawamura, M.* ACS Catal. 202212, 8325-8330.
  • Nickel-Catalyzed Homocoupling of Aryl Ethers with Magnesium Anthracene Reductant
    Rawat, V. K.; Higashida, K.*; Sawamura, M.* Synthesis 2021, 53, 3397-3403.
    DOI: 10.1055/a-1509-5954
  • Use of Imidazo[1,5‐a]pyridin‐3‐ylidene as a Platform for Metal‐Imidazole Cooperative Catalysis: Silver‐Catalyzed Cyclization of Alkyne‐Tethered Carboxylic Acids
    Rawat, V. K.; Higashida, K.*; Sawamura, M.* Adv. Synth. Catal. 2021, 363, 1631-1637.
    DOI: 10.1002/adsc.202001515
  • Monohydride‐dichloro Rhodium(III) Complexes with Chiral Diphosphine Ligands as Catalysts for Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Olefinic Substrates
    Higashida, K.; Brüning, F.; Tsujimoto, N.; Higashihara, K.; Nagae, H.; Togni, A.; Mashima, K. Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 8749-8759. (Cover Picture)
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.202000542
  • Enhancing Effects of Salt Formation on Catalytic Activity and Enantioselectivity for Asymmetric Hydrogenation of Isoquinolinium Salts by Dinuclear Halide-Bridged Iridium Complexes Bearing Chiral Diphosphine Ligands
    Kita, K.; Yamaji, K.; Higashida, K.; Kandula, S.; Iimuro, A.; Mashima, K. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 1915-1927. (Cover Picture)
    DOI: 10.1002/chem.201405408

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