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SAWAMURA, Masaya Group
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About the Research

Research Theme

Organic Chemistry


Chemoselective reaction, catalytic reaction
Research History

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Representative Research Achievements

  • Boron-Catalyzed α-Amination of Carboxylic Acids
    T. Morisawa, M. Sawamura,* Y. Shimizu*
    Org. Lett., 2019, 18, 7466–7469
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b02769
  • Catalytic Regio- and Enantioselective Proton Migration from Skipped Enynes to Allenes
    X.-F. Wei, T. Wakaki, T. Itoh, H.-L. Li, T. Yoshimura, A. Miyazaki, K. Oisaki, M. Hatanaka,* Y. Shimizu,* M. Kanai*
    Chem, 2019, 5, 585–599
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2018.11.022
  • Chemo- and Enantioselective Pd/B Hybrid Catalysis for the Construction of Acyclic Quaternary Carbons: Migratory Allylation of O-Allyl Esters to α-C-Allyl Carboxylic Acids
    T. Fujita, T. Yamamoto, Y. Morita, H. Chen, Y. Shimizu,* M. Kanai*
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 5899-5903
    DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b02783
  • An Expeditious Synthesis of Sialic Acid Derivatives by Copper(I)-Catalyzed Stereodivergent Propargylation of Unprotected Aldoses
    X.-F. Wei, Y. Shimizu,* M. Kanai*
    ACS Cent. Sci., 2016, 2, 21-26
    DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.5b00360
  • Chemoselective Boron-Catalyzed Nucleophilic Activation of Carboxylic Acids for Mannich-Type Reactions
    Y. Morita, T. Yamamoto, H. Nagai, Y. Shimizu,* M. Kanai *
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 7075-7078