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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

Taichi Kano (Associate Professor)

Field of Exepertise:
Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Research Interests:
Development of organocatalysts
Recent Papers:
  1. Metal-free Enantioselective Hydroxyamination of Aldehydes with Nitrosocarbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by an Axially Chiral Amine
    T. Kano, F. Shirozu, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18036-18039.
  2. Construction of a Chiral Quaternary Carbon Center by Catalytic Asymmetric Alkylation of 2-Arylcyclohexanones under Phase-transfer Conditions
    T. Kano, Y. Hayashi, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 7134-7137.
  3. Acid-Catalyzed in Situ Generation of Less Accessible or Unprecedented N-Boc-Imines from N-Boc-Aminals
    T. Kano, T. Yurino, D. Asakawa, K. Maruoka, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5532-5534.
  4. Powerful Amino Diol Catalyst for Effecting the Direct Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Aldehydes to Acrylates
    T. Kano, F. Shirozu, M. Akakura, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 16068-16073.
  5. Stereocontrolled Synthesis of Vicinal Diamines by Organocatalytic Asymmetric Mannich Reaction of N-Protected Aminoacetaldehydes: Formal Synthesis of (–)-Agelastatin A
    T. Kano, R. Sakamoto, M. Akakura, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 7516-7520.
  6. Efficient Organocatalytic Cross-aldol Reaction between Aliphatic Aldehydes through Their Functional Differentiation
    T. Kano, H. Sugimoto, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 18130-18133.
  7. Metal-Free Direct Asymmetric Aminoxylation of Aldehydes Catalyzed by a Binaphthyl-Based Chiral Amine
    T. Kano, H. Mii, K. Maruoka, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 6638-6641.
  8. Direct Asymmetric Benzoyloxylation of Aldehydes Catalyzed by 2-Tritylpyrrolidine
    T. Kano, H. Mii, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 3450-3451.
  9. Direct Asymmetric Iodination of Aldehydes Using an Axially Chiral Bifunctional Amino Alcohol Catalyst
    T. Kano, M. Ueda, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 3728-3729.
  10. syn-Selective and Enantioselective Direct Cross-Aldol Reactionsbetween Aldehydes Catalyzed by an Axially Chiral Amino Sulfonamide
    T. Kano, Y. Yamaguchi, Y. Tanaka, K. Maruoka, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 1738-1740.
  11. Direct Asymmetric Hydroxyamination Reaction Catalyzed by an Axially Chiral Secondary Amine Catalyst
    T. Kano, M. Ueda, J. Takai, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6046-6047.
  12. anti-Selective Direct Asymmetric Mannich Reactions Catalyzed by Axially Chiral Amino Sulfonamide as an Organocatalyst
    T. Kano, Y. Yamaguchi, O. Tokuda, K. Maruoka, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 16408-16409.
  13. Design of an Axially Chiral Amino Acid with a Binaphthyl Backbone as an Organocatalyst for a Direct Asymmetric Aldol Reaction
    T. Kano, J. Takai, O. Tokuda, K. Maruoka, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 3055-3057.
Contact Information:
Phone: 81(Japan)-75-753-4045
Fax: 81(Japan)- 75-753-4044
E-mail: kano + @kuchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Link:
Synthetic Organic Chemistry Laboratory (internal link)
Maruoka Group web site

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