1. “Stereoselective synthesis of highly functionalized (Z)-chloroalkene dipeptide isosteres containing an α,α-disubstituted amino acid”
    Y. Kodama, S. Imai, J. Fujimoto, K. Sato, N. Mase, T. Narumi
    Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 6915–6918. (doi: 10.1039/D1CC02952E)
  2. “β,γ-trans-Selective γ-butyrolactone formation via homoenolate cross-annulation of enals and aldehydes catalyzed by sterically hindered N-heterocyclic carbene”
    R. Kyan, Y. Kitagawa, R. Ide, K. Sato, N. Mase, T. Narumi
    Tetrahedron 2021, 91, 132191. (doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2021.132191)
  3. “Late-Stage Solubilization of Poorly Soluble Peptides Using Hydrazide Chemistry”
    K. Sato, S. Tanaka, J. Wang, K. Ishikawa, S. Tsuda, T. Narumi, T. Yoshiya, N. Mase
    Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 1653–1658. (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c00074)


  1. “Conversion of levoglucosan into glucose by the coordination of four enzymes through oxidation, elimination, hydration, and reduction”
    Y. Kuritani, K. Sato, H. Dohra, S. Umemura, M. Kitaoka, S. Fushinobu, N. Yoshida
    Sci. Rep. 2020, 10, 20066. (doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-77133-8)
  2. “Fine bubble–slug flow hydrogenation of multiple bonds and phenols”
    T. Iio, K. Nagai, T. Kozuka, A. M. Sammi, K. Sato, T. Narumi, N. Mase
    Synlett 2020, 31, 1919–1924. (doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1705948)
  3. “Highly effective volatile organic compound dissolving strategy based on mist atomization for odorant biosensors”
    D. Terutsuki, H. Mitsuno, K. Sato, T. Sakurai, N. Mase, R. Kanzaki
    Anal. Chim. Acta 2020, 1139, 178–188. (doi: 10.1016/j.aca.2020.09.043)
  4. “Stereoselective synthesis of Gly-Gly-type (E)- methylalkene and (Z)-chloroalkene dipeptide isosteres and their application to 14-mer RGG peptidomimetics”
    H. Okita, Y. Kato, T. Masuzawa, K. Arai, S. Takeo, K. Sato, N. Mase, T. Oyoshi, T. Narumi
    RSC Adv. 2020, 10, 29373–29377. (doi: 10.1039/D0RA06554D)
  5. “Pendant Alkoxy Groups on N-Aryl Substitutions Drive the Efficiency of Imidazolylidene Catalysts for Homoenolate Annulation from Enal and Aldehyde”
    R. Kyan, K. Sato, N. Mase, T. Narumi
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 19031–19036. (doi: 10.1002/anie.202008631)


  1. “Chemoselective Umpolung of Enals for Asymmetric Homoenolate Cross-Annulation of Enals and Aldehydes Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene”
    R. Ide, R. Kyan, T. P. Le, Y. Kitagawa, K. Sato, N. Mase, T. Narumi
    Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 9119–9123. (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b03509)
  2. “Epimerization-suppressed organocatalytic synthesis of poly-L-lactide in supercritical carbon dioxide under plasticizing conditions”
    N. Mase, Moniruzzaman, S. Yamamoto, K. Sato, T. Narumi, H. Yanai
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 150987. (doi: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2019.150987)


  1. “Organocatalytic ring-opening polymerization of l-lactide in supercritical carbon dioxide under plasticizing conditions”
    N. Mase, Moniruzzaman, S. Mori, J. Ishizuka, F. Kumazawa, S. Yamamoto, K. Sato, T. Narumi
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2018, 59, 4329–4396. (doi: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2018.10.065)
  2. “Improvement of chemical stability of conjugated dienes by chlorine substitution”
    T. Narumi, T. Nishizawa, T. Imai, R. Kyan, H. Taniguchi, K. Sato, N. Mase
    Tetrahedron 2018, 74, 6527–6533. (doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2018.09.030)
  3. “Rapid Optimization of Reaction Conditions Based on Comprehensive Reaction Analysis Using a Continuous Flow Microwave Reactor”
    P. Vámosi, K. Matsuo, T. Masuda, K. Sato, T. Narumi, K. Takeda, N. Mase
    Chem. Rec. 2019, 19, 77–84. (doi: 10.1002/tcr.201800048)
  4. “7-Hydroxy-N-Methylquinolinium Chromophore: A Photolabile Protecting Group for Blue-Light Uncaging”
    T. Narumi, K. Miyata, A. Nii, K. Sato, N. Mase, T. Furuta
    Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 4178–4182. (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b01505)
  5. “Organocatalytic Stereoselective Cyclic Polylactide Synthesis in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide under Plasticizing Conditions”
    N. Mase, Moniruzzaman, S. Yamamoto, Y. Nakaya, K. Sato, T. Narumi
    Polymers 2018, 10, 713 (doi: 10.3390/polym10070713)
  6. “Direct synthesis of N-terminal thiazolidine-containing peptide thioesters from peptide hydrazides”
    K. Sato, S. Tanaka, K. Yamamoto, Y. Tashiro, T. Narumi, N. Mase
    Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 9127–9130. (doi: 10.1039/C8CC03591A) and back cover (doi: 10.1039/C8CC90362J)


  1. “Fine-bubble-based strategy for the palladium-catalyzed hydrogenation of nitro groups: measurement of ultrafine bubbles in organic solvents”
    N. Mase, Y. Nishina, S. Isomura, K. Sato, T. Narumi, N. Watanabe
    Synlett 2017, 28, 2184–2188. (doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1588869)
  2. “Tuning the catalyst reactivity of imidazolylidene catalysts through substituent effects on the N-aryl groups”
    R. Kyan, K. Sato, N. Mase, N. Watanabe, T. Narumi
    Org. Lett. 2017, 19, 2750–2753. (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01105)
  3. “The role of chemisorption for push-pull chromophores on SiO2surfaces in non-electrically poling host-guest NLO polymers”
    A. Sugita, K. Ito, Y. Sato, R. Suzuki, K. Sato, T. Narumi, N. Mase, Y. Takano, T. Matsushita, S. Tasaka, Y. Kawata
    J. Photochem. Photobiol., A 2017, 340, 35–45. (doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.03.007)
  4. “Selective improvement of peptides imaging on tissue by supercritical fluid wash of lipids for matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry”
    S. Matsushita, N. Masaki, K. Sato, T. Hayasaka, E. Sugiyama, S.-P. Hui, H. Chiba, N. Mase, M. Setou
    Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2017, 409, 1475–1480. (doi
    : 10.1007/s00216-016-0119-3)


  1. “Development of an anilide-type scaffold for the thioester precursor N-Sulfanylethylcoumarinyl amide”
    M. Eto, N. Naruse, K. Morimoto, K. Yamaoka, K. Sato, K. Tsuji, T. Inokuma, A. Shigenaga, A. Otaka
    Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 4416–4419. (doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b02207)
  2. “Tailored synthesis of 162-residue S-monoglycosylated GM2-activator protein (GM2AP) analogues that allows facile access to protein library”
    T. Nakamura, K. Sato, N. Naruse, K. Kitakaze, T. Inokuma, T. Hirokawa, A. Shigenaga, K. Itoh, A. Otaka
    ChemBioChem 2016, 17, 1986–1992. (doi: 10.1002/cbic.201600400) and inside cover (doi: 10.1002/cbic.201600521)
  3. “Labelling of endogenous target protein via N-S acyl transfer-mediated activation of N-sulfanylethylanilide”
    M. Denda, T. Morisaki, T. Kohiki, J. Yamamoto, K. Sato, I. Sagawa, T. Inokuma, Y. Sato, A. Yamauchi, A. Shigenaga, A. Otaka
    Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 6244–6251. (doi: 10.1039/C6OB01014H)
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  4. “Protease-resistant modified human β-hexosaminidase B ameliorates symptoms in GM2 gangliosidosis model”
    K. Kitakaze, Y. Mizutani, E. Sugiyama, C. Tasaki, D. Tsuji, N. Maita, T. Hirokawa, D. Asanuma, M. Kamiya, K. Sato, M. Setou, Y. Urano, T. Togawa, A. Otaka, H. Sakuraba, K. Itoh
    J. Clin. Invest. 2016, 126, 1691–1703. (doi: 10.1172/JCI85300)
  5. “Synthesis of a self-assembling gold nanoparticle-supported organocatalyst for enamine-based asymmetric aldol reactions”
    P. L. Sóti, H. Yamashita, K. Sato, T. Narumi, M. Toda, N. Watanabe, G. Marosi, N. Mase
    Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 1984–1990. (doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2016.02.065)
  6. “Facile synthesis of C-terminal peptide thioacids under mild conditions from N-sulfanylethylanilide peptides”
    T. Shimizu, R. Miyajima, K. Sato, K. Sakamoto, N. Naruse, M. Kita, A. Shigenaga, A. Otaka
    Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 992–998. (doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2015.12.070)
  7. “Characteristic fluctuations in glycosidically bound volatiles during tea processing and identification of their unstable derivatives”
    J. Cui, T. Katsuno, K. Totsuka, T. Ohnishi, H. Takemoto, N. Mase, M. Toda, T. Narumi, K. Sato, T. Matsuo, K. Mizutani, Z. Yang, N. Watanabe, H. Tong
    J. Agric. Food Chem. 2016, 64, 1151–1157. (doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b05072)


  1. “Efficient one-pot synthesis of CXCL14 and its derivative using an N-sulfanylethylanilide peptide as a peptide thioester equivalent and their biological evaluation”
    K. Tsuji, K. Tanegashima, K. Sato, K. Sakamoto, A. Shigenaga, T. Inokuma, T. Hara, A. Otaka
    Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2015, 23, 5909–5914. (doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2015.06.064)
  2. “The total chemical synthesis of the monoglycosylated GM2 ganglioside activator using a novel cysteine surrogate”
    K. Sato, K. Kitakaze, T. Nakamura, N. Naruse, K. Aihara, A. Shigenaga, T. Inokuma, D. Tsuji, K. Itoh, A. Otaka
    Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9946–9948. (doi: 10.1039/C5CC02967H)
  3. “Photo-triggered fluorescent labelling of recombinant proteins in live cells”
    D. Jung, K. Sato, K. Min, A. Shigenaga, J. Jung, A. Otaka, Y. Kwon
    Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9670–9673. (doi: 10.1039/C5CC01067E)
  4. “Development of a chemical methodology for the preparation of peptide thioesters applicable to naturally occurring peptides using a sequential quadruple acyl transfer system”
    Y. Tsuda, A. Shigenaga, K. Tsuji, M. Denda, K. Sato, K. Kitakaze, T. Nakamura, T. Inokuma, K. Itoh, A. Otaka
    ChemistryOpen 2015, 4, 448–452. (doi: 10.1002/open.201500086)


  1. “Examination of native chemical ligation using peptidyl prolyl thioesters”
    T. Nakamura, A. Shigenaga, K. Sato, Y. Tsuda, K. Sakamoto, A. Otaka
    Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 58–60. (doi: 10.1039/C3CC47228K)
  2. “Chemical synthesis of biologically active monoglycosylated GM2-activator protein analog using N-sulfanylethylanilide peptide”
    K. Sato, A. Shigenaga, K. Kitakaze, K. Sakamoto, D. Tsuji, K. Itoh, A. Otaka
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 7855–7859. (doi: 10.1002/anie.201303390)
  3. “Synthetic procedure for N-Fmoc amino acyl-N-sulfanylethylaniline linker as crypto-peptide thioester precursor with application to native chemical ligation”
    K. Sakamoto, K. Sato, A. Shigenaga, K. Tsuji, S. Tsuda, H. Hibino, Y. Nishiuchi, A. Otaka
    J Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 6948–6958. (doi: 10.1021/jo3011107)
  4. “Development of UV-responsive catch-and-release system of a cysteine protease model peptide”
    A. Shigenaga, K. Morishita, K. Yamaguchi, H. Ding, K. Ebisuno, K. Sato, J. Yamamoto, K. Akaji, A. Otaka
    Tetrahedron 2011, 67, 8879–8886. (doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2011.09.062)
  5. “Dual kinetically-controlled native chemical ligation using a combination of sulfanylproline and sulfanylethylanilide peptide”
    H. Ding, A. Shigenaga, K. Sato, K. Morishita, A. Otaka
    Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 5588–5591. (doi: 10.1021/ol202316v)
  6. “N-Sulfanylethylanilide Peptide as a Crypto-Thioester Peptide”
    K. Sato, A. Shigenaga, K. Tsuji, S. Tsuda, Y. Sumikawa, K. Sakamoto, A. Otaka
    ChemBioChem 2011, 12, 1840–1844. (doi: 10.1002/cbic.201100241)
  7. “Application of N-C- or C-N-directed sequential native chemical ligation to the preparation of CXCL14 analogs and their biological evaluation”
    K. Tsuji, A. Shigenaga, Y. Sumikawa, K. Tanegashima, K. Sato, K. Aihara, T. Hara, A. Otaka
    Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2011, 19, 4014–4020. (doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2011.05.018)
  8. “Sequential native chemical ligation utilizing peptide thioacids derived from newly developed Fmoc-based synthetic method”
    A. Shigenaga, Y. Sumikawa, S. Tsuda, K. Sato, A. Otaka
    Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 3290–3296. (doi: 10.1016/j.tet.2010.03.016)


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  2. “Chapter 5, Catalytic Green Organic Synthesis in Unique Reaction Environments”
    N. Mase, K. Sato
    Green Science and Technology, E. Y. Park, T. Saito, H. Kawagishi, M. Hara (eds.), CRC Press, 2019, 65–82.
  3. 「マイクロ波グリーン有機化学:デスクトッププラントを目指して」
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    生物工学会誌 2018, 96, 270.
  5. 「セレンの特性を生かしたペプチド化学の新展開」
    有機合成化学協会誌 2017, 75, 768–769.
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    生命化学研究レター 2017, 53, 15–17.
  7. 「ケミストによるタンパク質医薬品開発を目指して」
    Peptide Newsletter Japan 2016, 101, 4–7.
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    津田雄介、重永 章、佐藤浩平、中村太寛、北風圭介、猪熊 翼、伊藤孝司、大高 章
    ケミカルバイオロジー 2016, 9, 7–10.
  9. “Chemical synthesis of proteins using N-sulfanylethylanilide peptides, based on N-S acyl transfer chemistry”
    A. Otaka, K. Sato, A. Shigenaga
    Top. Curr. Chem. 2015, 363, 33–56. (doi:10.1007/128_2014_586)
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    中村太寛、佐藤浩平、大高 章
    化学工業 2014, 65, 842–848.
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    佐藤浩平、大高 章
    化学工業 2014, 65, 411–417.
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    ファルマシア 2013, 49, 445.
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    A. Otaka, K. Sato, H. Ding, A. Shigenaga. Chem. Rec. 2012, 12, 479–490. (doi: 10.1002/tcr.201200007)
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