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Masayuki Inoue
Original Papers
  1. S. Hashimoto, S. Katoh, T. Kato, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of Resiniferatoxin Enabled by Radical-Mediated Three-Component Coupling and 7-endo Cyclization," J. Am. Chem. Soc. in press.

    DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b10177
  2. H. Itoh, K. Tokumoto, T. Kaji, A. Paudel, S. Panthee, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Biological Mode of Action of WAP-8294A2: A Menaquinone-Targeting Antibiotic," J. Org. Chem. in press.
    (Selected as ACS editors' choice)

    DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.7b02318
  3. T. Mochimaru, K. Fukunaga, J. Miyata, M. Matsusaka, K. Masaki, H. Kabata, S. Ueda, Y. Suzuki, T. Goto, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, Y. Isobe, M. Arita, T. Betsu, "12-OH-17,18-Epoxyeicosatetraenoic acid alleviates eosinophilic airway inflammation in murine lungs," Allergy. in press.
    DOI:10.1111/all.13297
  4. H. Fujino, M. Nagatomo, A. Paudel, S. Panthee, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Unified Total Synthesis of Polyoxin J, L, and Their Fluorinated Analogues Based on Decarbonylative Radical Coupling Reactions," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 11865-11869.
    DOI:10.1002/anie.201706671
  5. K. Minagawa, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "A three-component coupling approach to the ACE-ring substructure of C19-diterpene alkaloids," J. Antibiotics in press.
    DOI:10.1038/ja.2017.69
  6. H. Umihara, S. Yokoshima, M. Inoue, T. Fukuyama, "Total Synthesis of (-)-Morphine," Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6993-6995.

    DOI:10.1002/chem.201701438
  7. K. Masuda, M. Tanigawa, M. Nagatomo, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Construction of carbocycles initiated by Cu-catalyzed radical reaction of Cl2C(CN)2," Tetrahedron 2017, 73, 3596-3605.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2017.03.063
  8. H. Fujisawa, T. Ishiyama, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Construction of the septahydroxylated ABC-ring system of dihydro-β-agarofurans: Application of 6-exo-dig radical cyclization," Chem. Comm. 2017, 53, 4073-4076.

    DOI:10.1039/C7CC00507E
  9. T. Kawamata, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of Zaragozic Acid C: Implementation of Photochemical C(sp3)-H Acylation," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1814-1817.
    (Highlighted in Synfacts 2017, 13, 0337. and as its Cover Picture)

    DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b13263
  10. D. K. Inaoka, M. Iida, S. Hashimoto, T. Tabuchi,T. Kuranaga, E. O. Balogun, T. Honma, A. Tanaka, S. Harada, T. Nara, K. Kita, M. Inoue, "Design and Synthesis of Potent Substrate-based Inhibitors of the Trypanosoma cruzi Dihydroorotate Dehydrogenase," Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2017, 25, 1465-1470.

    DOI:10.1016/j.bmc.2017.01.009
  11. D. K. Inaoka, M. Iida, T. Tabuchi, T. Honma, N. Lee, S. Hashimoto, S. Matsuoka, T. Kuranaga, K. Sato, T. Shiba, K. Sakamoto, E. O. Balogun, S. Suzuki, T. Nara, J. R. Rocha, C. A. Montanari, A. Tanaka, M. Inoue, K. Kita, S. Harada, "The Open Form Inducer Approach for Structure-Based Drug Design," PLoS ONE 2016, 11, e0167078.
    DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0167078
  12. K. Masuda, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Direct assembly of multiply oxygenated carbon chains by decarbonylative radical-radical coupling reactions," Nat. Chem. 2017, 9, 207-212.
    (Highlighted in Synfacts 2017, 13, 0534.)
    (Associated Link: News and Views - "Organic chemistry: A radical step forward")


    DOI:10.1038/nchem.2639
  13. T. Kaji, M. Murai, H. Itoh, J. Yasukawa, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Functional Evaluation of Fourteen Derivatives of Lysocin E: Importance of Cationic, Hydrophobic, and Aromatic Moieties for Antibacterial Activity," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16912-16919.

    DOI:10.1002/chem.201604022
  14. S. Matsumura, Y. Matsui, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Stereoselective construction of anti- and syn-1,2-diol structures via decarbonylative radical coupling of α-alkoxyacyl tellurides," Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 4859-4866.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2016.06.056
  15. T. Tabuchi, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Construction of the Fused Pentacycle of Talatisamine via a Combination of Radical and Cationic Cyclizations," J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 10204-10213.

    DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.6b01011
  16. D. Kamimura, M. Nagatomo, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Expanding the scope of Et3B/O2-mediated coupling reactions of O,Te-acetal," Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 7839-7848.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2016.04.023
  17. H. Mutoh, Y. Sesoko, T. Kuranaga, H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Functional Evaluation of Fourteen Stereoisomers of Yaku’amide B. Importance of Stereochemistry for Hydrophobicity and Cytotoxicity," Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 4199-4204.
    (Selected as Hot Article)
    (Selected as 2016's Most Popular Article)


    DOI:10.1039/C6OB00640J
  18. K. Masuda, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Chemical Conversion of Ryanodol to Ryanodine," Chem. Pharm. Bull. 2016, 64, 874-879.

    DOI:10.1248/cpb.c16-00214
  19. K. Hagiwara, T. Tabuchi, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Expeditious synthesis of the fused hexacycle of puberuline C via radical-based cyclization/translocation/cyclization process," Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4372-4378.

    DOI:10.1039/C6SC00671J
  20. F. Zhao, X. Li, L. Jin, F. Zhang, M. Inoue, B. Yu, Z. Cao, "Development of a Rapid Throughput Assay for Identification of hNav1.7 Antagonist Using Unique Efficacious Sodium Channel Agonist, Antillatoxin," Mar. Drugs. 2016, 14, 36-47.
    DOI:10.3390/md14020036
  21. A. Hayata, H. Itoh, S. Matsutaka, M. Inoue, "Dual Chemical Modification of a Polytheonamide Mimic: Rational Design and Synthesis of Ion-Channel-Forming 48-mer Peptides with Potent Cytotoxicity," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 3370-3377.
    (Selected as Very Important Paper)

    DOI:10.1002/chem.201504632
  22. M. Koshimizu, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Unified Total Synthesis of 3-epi-Ryanodol, Cinnzeylanol, Cinncassiols A and B, and Structural Revision of Natural Ryanodol and Cinnacasol," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 2493-2497.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.201511116
  23. K. Masuda, M. Koshimizu, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (+)-Ryanodol and (+)-Ryanodine," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 230-236.

    DOI:10.1002/chem.201503641
  24. M. Nagatomo, K. Hagiwara, K. Masuda, M. Koshimizu, T. Kawamata, Y. Matsui, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, " Symmetry-Driven Strategy for the Assembly of the Core Tetracycle of (+)-Ryanodine: Synthetic Utility of a Cobalt-Catalyzed Olefin Oxidation and α-Alkoxy Bridgehead Radical Reaction," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 222-229.

    DOI:10.1002/chem.201503640
  25. J. Okude, T. Ueda,Y. Kofuku, M. Sato,N. Nobuyama, K. Kondo, Y. Shiraishi, T. Mizumura, K. Onishi, M. Natsume, M. Maeda, H. Tsujishita, T. Kuranaga, M. Inoue, I. Shimada, "Identification of a Conformational Equilibrium That Determines the Efficacy and Functional Selectivity of the μ-Opioid Receptor," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 15771-15776.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.201508794
  26. T. Asaba, Y. Katoh, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of Crotophorbolone," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14457-14461.
    (Highlighted in Synfacts 2016, 12, 0002.)

    DOI:10.1002/anie.201509160
  27. T. Goto, D. Urabe, Y. Isobe, M. Arita, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of Four Stereoisomers of (5Z,8Z,10E,14Z)-12-Hydroxy-17,18-epoxy-5,8,10,14-eicosatetraenoic Acid and Their Anti-Inflammatory Activities," Tetrahedron 2015, 71, 8320-8332.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2015.08.047
  28. T. Goto, D. Urabe, K. Masuda, Y. Isobe, M. Arita, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of Four Stereoisomers of (4Z,7Z,10Z,12E,16Z,18E)-14,20-Dihydroxy-4,7,10,12,16,18-docosahexaenoic Acid and Their Anti-inflammatory Activities," J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 7713-7726.

    DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.5b01461
  29. T. Kuranaga, H. Mutoh, Y. Sesoko, T. Goto, S. Matsunaga, M. Inoue, "Elucidation and Total Synthesis of the Correct Structures of Tridecapeptides Yaku’amides A and B. Synthesis-Driven Stereochemical Reassignment of Four Amino Acid Residues," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 9443-9451.

    DOI:10.1021/jacs.5b05550
  30. D. K. Inaoka, T. Shiba, D. Sato, E. O. Balogun,T. Sasaki, M. Nagahama, M. Oda, S. Matsuoka, J. Ohmori, T. Honma, M. Inoue, K. Kita, S. Harada, "Structural Insights into the Molecular Design of Flutolanil Derivatives Targeted for Fumarate Respiration of Parasite Mitochondria," Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2015, 16, 15287-15308.

    DOI:10.3390/ijms160715287
  31. R. Yoshino, N. Yasuo, D. K. Inaoka, Y. Hagiwara, K. Ohno, M. Orita, M. Inoue, T. Shiba, S. Harada, T. Honma, E. O. Balogun, J. Rodrigues da Rocha, C. A. Montanari, K. Kita, M. Sekijima, "Pharmacophore Modeling for Anti-Chagas Drug Design Using the Fragment Molecular Orbital Method," PLoS ONE 2015, 10, e0125829.
    DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0125829
  32. T. Yamashita, T. Kuranaga, M. Inoue, "Solid-Phase Total Synthesis of Bogorol A: Stereocontrolled Construction of Thermodynamically Unfavored (E)-2-Amino-2-butenamide," Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2170-2173.

    DOI:10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00769
  33. K. Mukai, S. Kasuya, Y. Nakagawa, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "A Convergent Total Synthesis of Ouabagenin," Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3383-3387.

    DOI:10.1039/C5SC00212E
  34. M. Nagatomo, D. Kamimura, Y. Matsui, K. Masuda, M. Inoue, "Et3B-Mediated Two- and Three-Component Coupling Reactions via Radical Decarbonylation of α-Alkoxyacyl Tellurides: Single-Step Construction of Densely Oxygenated Carboskeletons," Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 2765-2769.

    DOI:10.1039/C5SC00457H
  35. S. Yamashita, K. Takeuchi, T. Koyama, M. Inoue, Y. Hayashi, M. Hirama, "Practical Route to the Left Wing of CTX1B and Total Syntheses of CTX1B and 54-deoxyCTX1B," Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 2621-2628.

    DOI:10.1002/chem.201405629
  36. S. Yoshioka, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Application of Two Direct C(sp3)-H Functionalizations for Total Synthesis of (+)-Lactacystin," Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 90-93.

    DOI:10.1021/ol503291s
  37. J. Mao, T. Kuranaga, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Rational Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of Lactam-Bridged Gramicidin A Analogues: Discovery of a Low-Hemolytic Antibacterial Peptide," ChemMedChem. 2015, 10, 540-545.

    DOI:10.1002/cmdc.201402473
  38. M. Murai, T. Kaji, T. Kuranaga, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of the Antibiotic Lysocin E and Its Enantiomeric, Epimeric, and N-Demethylated Analogues," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 1556-1560.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.201410270
  39. M. Nagatomo, H. Nishiyama, H. Fujino, M. Inoue, "Decarbonylative Radical Coupling of α-Aminoacyl Tellurides: Single-Step Preparation of γ-Amino and α,β-Diamino Acids and Rapid Synthesis of Gabapentin and Manzacidin A," Angew. Chem. In. Ed. 2015, 54, 1537-1541.
    (Selected as Very Hot Paper)

    DOI:10.1002/anie.201410186
  40. H. Hamamoto, M. Urai, K. Ishii, J. Yasukawa, A. Paudel, M. Murai, T. Kaji, T. Kuranaga, K. Hamase, T. Katsu, J. Su, T. Adachi, R. Uchida, H. Tomoda, M. Yamada, M. Souma, H. Kirihara, M. Inoue, K. Sekimizu, "Lysocin E is a new antibiotic that targets menaquinone in the bacterial membrane," Nat. Chem. Bio. 2015, 11, 127-133.

    DOI:10.1038/nchembio.1710
  41. Y. Yokokura, Y. Isobe, S. Matsueda, R. Iwamoto, T. Goto, T. Yoshioka, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, H. Arai, M. Arita, "Identification of 14,20-dihydroxy-docosahexaenoic acid as a novel anti-inflammatory metabolite," J. Biochem. 2014, 156, 315-321.
    DOI:10.1093/jb/mvu044
  42. M. Nagatomo, S. Yoshioka, M. Inoue, "Enantioselective Radical Alkynylation of C(sp3)-H Bonds Using Sulfoximine as a Traceless Chiral Auxiliary," Chem. Asian. J. 2015, 10, 120-123.

    DOI:10.1002/asia.201402983
  43. E. O. Balogun, D. K. Inaoka, T. Shiba, Y. Kido, C. Tsuge, T. Nara, T. Aoki, T. Honma, A. Tanaka, M. Inoue, S. Matsuoka, P. A. M. Michels, K. Kita, S. Harada, "Molecular Basis for the Reverse Reaction of African Human Trypanosomes Glycerol Kinase," Mol. Microbiol. 2014, 94, 1315-1329.
    DOI:10.1111/mmi.12831
  44. H. Todoroki, M. Iwatsu, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of (−)-4-Hydroxyzinowol," J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 8835-8849.

    DOI:10.1021/jo501666x
  45. Y. Amaoka, M. Nagatomo, M. Watanabe, K. Tao, S. Kamijo, M. Inoue, "Photochemically Induced Radical Alkenylation of C(sp3)-H Bonds," Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 4339-4345.

    DOI:10.1039/C4SC01631A
  46. T. Yamashita, H. Matoba, T. Kuranaga, M. Inoue, "Total syntheses of nobilamides B and D: application of traceless Staudinger ligation," Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 7746-7752.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2014.05.091
  47. K. Hagiwara, M. Iwatsu, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "N-(2,3,4,5,6-Pentafluorophenyl)maleimide as a Powerful Dienophile in Dearomatizing Diels-Alder Reactions," Heterocycles 2015, 90, 659-672.

    DOI:10.3987/COM-14-S(K)23
  48. K. Hagiwara, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Studies in symmetry-driven synthesis of ryanodol: application of nucleophilic alkynylation for regio- and stereoselective desymmetrization," Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 3817.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2014.05.075
  49. M. Nagatomo, M. Koshimizu, K. Masuda, T. Tabuchi, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of Ryanodol," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 5916-5919.

    DOI:10.1021/ja502770n
  50. T. Kubota, M. Arita, Y. Isobe, R. Iwamoto, T. Goto, T. Yoshioka, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, H. Arai, "Eicosapentaenoic Acid Is Converted via ω-3 Epoxygenation to the Anti-inflammatory Metabolite 12-Hydroxy-17,18-epoxyeicosatetraenoic acid," FASEB J. 2014, 28, 586-593.
    DOI:10.1096/fj.13-236224
  51. H. Itoh, S. Matsutaka, T. Kuranaga, M. Inoue, "Control of the cytotoxicity of dansylated polytheonamide mimic, an artificial peptide ion channel, by modification of the N-terminal structure," Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 728-731.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2013.12.007
  52. H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Antibody-mediated functional control of a dansylated polytheonamide mimic," Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 939-941.

    DOI:10.1039/C3CC48348G
  53. D. Kamimura, D. Urabe, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Et3B‐Mediated Radical-Polar Crossover Reaction for Single-Step Coupling of O,Te-Acetal, α,β-Unsaturated Ketones, and Aldehydes/Ketones," Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 5122-5125.

    DOI:10.1021/ol402563v
  54. T. Ishiyama, D. Urabe, H. Fujisawa, M. Inoue, "Concise Synthesis of the Multiply Oxygenated ABC-Ring System of the Dihydro-β-agarofurans," Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 4488-4491.

    DOI:10.1021/ol402038b
  55. K. Okura, M. Inoue, "The Orientation of the Terminal tBu Group of Antillatoxin is Important for Potent Toxicity: Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Conformationally Restricted Analogues of Antillatoxin," Asian J. Org. Chem. 2013, 2, 650-653.

    DOI:10.1002/ajoc.201300111
  56. K. Okura, S. Matsuoka, M. Inoue, "The bulky side chain of antillatoxin is important for potent toxicity: rational design of photoresponsive cytotoxins based on SAR studies," Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 8024-8026.

    DOI:10.1039/C3CC44066D
  57. K. Sakata, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Preparation and palladium-mediated cross-coupling of α-benzoyloxyalkylzinc bromides," Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 4189-4192.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2013.05.114
  58. T. Hoshikawa, M. Inoue, "Photoinduced Direct 4-Pyridination of C(sp3)-H Bonds," Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 3118-3123.

    DOI:10.1039/C3SC51080H
  59. Y. Amaoka, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Metal-Free Fluorination of C(sp3)-H Bonds Using a Catalytic N-Oxyl Radical," Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 2160-2163.

    DOI:10.1021/ol4006757
  60. K. Mukai, D. Urabe, S. Kasuya, N. Aoki, M. Inoue, "A Convergent Total Synthesis of 19-Hydroxysarmentogenin," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5300-5304.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.201302067
  61. T. Kuranaga, Y. Sesoko, K. Sakata, N. Maeda, A. Hayata, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Complete Structural Assignment of Yaku’amide A," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 5467-5474.

    DOI:10.1021/ja401457h
  62. K. Murai, S. Katoh, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "A radical-based approach for the construction of the tetracyclic structure of resiniferatoxin," Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 2364-2368.

    DOI:10.1039/C3SC50329A
  63. T. Tabuchi, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Asymmetric synthesis of a highly functionalized bicyclo[3.2.2]nonene derivative," Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2013, 9, 655-663.

    DOI:10.3762/bjoc.9.74
  64. E. O. Balogun, D. K. Inaoka, T. Shiba, Y. Kido, T. Nara, T. Aoki, T. Honma, A. Tanaka, M. Inoue, S. Matsuoka, P. AM. Michels, S. Harada, K. Kita, "Biochemical characterization of highly active Trypanosoma brucei gambiense glycerol kinase, a promising drug target," J. Biochem. 2013, 154, 77-84.
    DOI:10.1093/jb/mvt037
  65. T. Shiba, Y. Kido, K. Sakamoto, D. K. Inaoka, C. Tsuge, R. Tatsumi, G. Takahashi, E. O. Balogun, T. Nara, T. Aoki, T. Honma, A. Tanaka, M. Inoue, S. Matsuoka, H. Saimoto, A. L. Moore, S. Harada, K. Kita, "Structure of the Trypanosome Cyanide-insensitive Alternative Oxidase, a Promising Drug Target," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2013, 110, 4580-4585.
    DOI:10.1073/pnas.1218386110
  66. T. Hoshikawa, S. Yoshioka, S. Kamijo, M. Inoue, "Photoinduced Direct Cyanation of C(sp3)-H Bonds," Synthesis 2013, 45, 874-887.

    DOI:10.1055/s-0032-1318325
  67. D. Urabe, M. Nagatomo, K. Hagiwara, K. Masuda, M. Inoue, "Symmetry-Driven Synthesis of 9-Demethyl-10,15-dideoxyryanodol," Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 1615-1619.

    DOI:10.1039/C3SC00023K
  68. Y. Isobe, M. Arita, R. Iwamoto, D. Urabe, H. Todoroki, K. Masuda, M. Inoue and H. Arai, "Stereochemical assignment and anti-inflammatory properties of the omega-3 lipid mediator resolvin E3," J. Biochem. 2013, 153, 355-360.
    DOI:10.1093/jb/mvs151
  69. H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Structural Permutation of Potent Cytotoxin, Polytheonamide B: Discovery of Cytotoxic Peptide with Altered Activity," ACS Med. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 52-56.

    DOI:10.1021/ml300264c
  70. T. Hoshikawa, S. Kamijo, M. Inoue, "Photochemically Induced Radical Alkynylation of C(sp3)-H Bonds," Org. Biomol. Chem. 2013, 11, 164-169.

    DOI:10.1039/C2OB26785C
  71. Y. Amaoka, S. Kamijo, T. Hoshikawa, M. Inoue, "Radical Amination of C(sp3)-H Bonds Using N-Hydroxyphthalimide and Dialkyl Azodicarboxylate," J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 9959-9969.

    DOI:10.1021/jo301840e
  72. H. Itoh, S. Matsuoka, M. Kreir, M. Inoue, "Design, Synthesis and Functional Analysis of Dansylated Polytheonamide Mimic: An Artificial Peptide Ion Channel," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14011-14018.

    DOI:10.1021/ja303831a
  73. M. Iwatsu, D. Urabe, H. Todoroki, K. Masuda, M. Inoue, "Selective Introduction of Four Contiguous Stereocenters on the B-Ring of 4-Hydroxyzinowol," Heterocycles 2012, 86, 181-188.

    DOI:10.3987/COM-12-S(N)76
  74. D. Urabe, H. Yamaguchi, A. Someya, M. Inoue, "Intermolecular Radical Reaction of O,Se-Acetals Generated via Seleno-Pummerer Rearrangement," Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 3842-3845.

    DOI:10.1021/ol301482f
  75. S. Kamijo, S. Matsumura, M. Inoue, "Microwave-assisted atom transfer radical addition of polychlorinated compounds to olefins without addition of metal catalysts," Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 4368-4371.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.06.027
  76. S. Kamijo, S. Yokosaka, M. Inoue, "Carbocyanation of trisubstituted olefins via Cu-catalyzed atom transfer radical addition," Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 4324-4327.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2012.06.004
  77. N. Shinohara, H. Itoh, S. Matsuoka, M. Inoue, "Selective Modification of the N-Terminal Structure of Polytheonamide B Significantly Changes its Cytotoxicity and Activity as an Ion Channel," ChemMedChem 2012, 7, 1770-1773.

    DOI:10.1002/cmdc.201200142
  78. T. Nara, M. Hashimoto, H. Hirawake, C.-W. Liao, Y. Fukai, S. Suzuki, A. Tsubouchi, J. Morales, S. Takamiya, T. Fujimura, H. Taka, R. Mineki, C.-K. Fan, D. K. Inaoka, M. Inoue, A. Tanaka, S. Harada, K. Kita, T. Aoki, "Molecular Interaction of the First 3 Enzymes of the De Novo Pyrimidine Biosynthetic Pathway of Trypanosoma Cruzi," Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2012, 418, 140-143.
    DOI:10.1016/j.bbrc.2011.12.148
  79. M. Hashimoto, J. Morales, Y. Fukai, S. Suzuki, S. Takamiya, A. Tsubouchi, S. Inoue, M. Inoue, K. Kita, S. Harada, A. Tanaka, T. Aoki, T. Nara, "Critical Importance of the De Novo Pyrimidine Biosynthesis Pathway for Trypanosoma Cruzi Growth in the Mammalian Host Cell Cytoplasm," Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 2012, 417, 1002-1006.
    DOI:10.1016/j.bbrc.2011.12.073
  80. S. Kamijo, S. Yokosaka, M. Inoue, "Attachment of Carbonyl Functionalities onto Olefins via Copper-Promoted Radical Reaction of Dichloromethylcyanides," Tetrahedron 2012, 68, 5290-5296.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2012.01.089
  81. D. Urabe, H. Todoroki, K. Masuda, M. Inoue, "Total syntheses of four possible stereoisomers of resolvin E3," Tetrahedron 2012, 68, 3210-3219.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2012.02.045
  82. S. Matsuoka, M. Murai, T. Yamazaki, M. Inoue, "Short polyglutamine peptide forms a high-affinity binding site for thioflavin-T at the N-terminus," Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 5787-5790.

    DOI:10.1039/C2OB07157F
  83. Y. Isobe, M. Arita, S. Matsueda, R. Iwamoto, T. Fujihara, H. Nakanishi, R. Taguchi, K. Masuda, K. Sasaki, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, H. Arai, "Identification and structure determination of novel anti-inflammatory mediator resolvin E3, 17,18-dihydroxyeicosapentaenoic acid," J. Biol. Chem. 2012, 287, 10525-10534.
    DOI:10.1074/jbc.M112.340612
  84. S. Matsuoka, J. Mao, and M. Inoue, "Effects of the phosphatidylglycerol head group on the binding of short dermcidin-derived peptides to the phospholipid membrane surface," Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 1078-1081.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.12.071
  85. S. Kamijo, T. Hoshikawa, and M. Inoue, "Photochemically Induced Radical Transformation of C(sp3)-H Bonds to C(sp3)-CN Bonds," Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 5928-5931.

    DOI:10.1021/ol202659e
  86. D. Urabe, H. Yamaguchi, M. Inoue, "Application of α-Alkoxy Bridgehead Radical for Coupling of Oxygenated Carbocycles," Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4778-4781.

    DOI:10.1021/ol201758a
  87. R. Goto, K. Okura, H. Sakazaki, T. Sugawara, S. Matsuoka, M. Inoue, "Synthesis and biological evaluation of triazole analogues of antillatoxin," Tetrahedron 2011, 67, 6659-6672.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2011.05.012
  88. S. Kamijo, Y. Amaoka, M. Inoue, "Direct oxidative installation of nitrooxy group at benzylic positions and its transformation into various functionalities," Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 4654-4657.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.06.118
  89. M. Ui, Y. Tanaka, T. Tsumuraya, I. Fujii, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, K. Tsumoto, "Structural and Energetic Hot-spots for the Interaction between a Ladder-like Polycyclic Ether and the Anti-ciguatoxin Antibody 10C9Fab," Mol. BioSyst. 2011, 7, 793-798.

    DOI:10.1039/C0MB00162G
  90. K. Yamaoka, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "A Study on Mechanisms of Toxic Actions of Ciguatoxins: Existence of Functional Relationship between CTX3C and Charged Residues of Voltage Sensors in Nav1.4 Sodium Channel," Forensic Toxicol. 2011, 29, 125-131.
    DOI:10.1007/s11419-011-0113-6
  91. S. Kamijo, T. Hoshikawa, M. Inoue, "Photoinduced carbamoylation of ethereal C-H bonds using pentafluorophenyl isocyanate," Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 2885-2888.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2011.03.128
  92. S. Matsuoka, N. Shinohara, T. Takahashi, M. Iida, M. Inoue, "Functional Analysis of Synthetic Substructures of Polytheonamide B: A Transmembrane Channel-Forming Peptide," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 4879-4883.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.201101533
  93. S. Yamashita, Y. Ishihara, H. Morita, J. Uchiyama, K. Takeuchi, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Stereoselective 6-exo Radical Cyclization Using cis-Vinyl Sulfoxide: Practical Total Synthesis of CTX3C," J. Nat. Prod. 2011, 74, 357-364.

    DOI:10.1021/np100729d
  94. K. Sasaki, D. Urabe, H. Arai, M. Arita, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Bioactivities of Two Proposed Structures of Maresin," Chem. Asian J. 2011, 6, 534-543.

    DOI:10.1002/asia.201000494
  95. S. Kamijo, Y. Amaoka, M. Inoue, "Unified Oxidation Protocol for the Synthesis of Carbonyl Compounds Using a Manganese Catalyst," Synthesis 2010, 2475-2489.

    DOI:10.1055/s-0029-1218809
  96. S. Kamijo, S. Matsumura, M. Inoue, "CCl3CN: A Crucial Promoter of mCPBA-Mediated Direct Ether Oxidation," Org. Lett.2010, 12, 4195-4197.

    DOI:10.1021/ol1018079
  97. S. Matsuoka, Y. Mizoguchi, H. Itoh, K. Okura, N. Shinohara, M. Inoue, "The effect of sulfur stereochemistry of L-β,β-dimethylmethionine S-oxide on the physicochemical properties of truncated polytheonamides," Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 4644-4647.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.06.126
  98. M. Iwatsu, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Asymmetric Syntheses of Highly Functionalized Bicyclo[2.2.2]octene Derivatives," Heterocycles 2010, 82, 491-504.

    DOI:10.3987/COM-10-S(E)22
  99. Y. Ishihara, N. Lee, N. Oshiro, S. Matsuoka, S. Yamashita, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "The first F-ring modified ciguatoxin analogue showing significant toxicity," Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 2968-2970.

    DOI:10.1039/B924375E
  100. E. O. Balogun, D. K. Inaoka, Y. Kido, T. Shiba, T. Nara, T. Aoki, T. Honma, A. Tanaka, M. Inoue, S. Matsuoka, P. A. M. Michels, S. Harada, K. Kita, "Overproduction, Purification, Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Diffraction Analysis of Trypanosoma Brucei Gambiense Glycerol Kinase," Acta Crystallogr., Sect. F: Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. 2010, F66, 304-308.
    DOI:10.1107/S1744309110000369
  101. Y. Kido, T. Shiba, D. K. Inaoka, K. Sakamoto, T. Nara, T. Aoki, T. Honma, A. Tanaka, M. Inoue, S. Matsuoka, A. Moore, S. Harada, K. Kita, "Crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of cyanide-insensitive alternative oxidase from Trypanosoma brucei brucei," Acta Crystallogr., Sect. F: Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. 2010, F66, 275-278.
    DOI:10.1107/S1744309109054062
  102. S. Kamijo, T. Hoshikawa, M. Inoue, "Regio- and Stereoselective Acylation of Saturated Carbocycles via Norrish-Yang Photocyclization," Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 872-874.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2009.12.027
  103. M. Inoue, N. Shinohara, S. Tanabe, T. Takahashi, K. Okura, H. Itoh, Y. Mizoguchi, M. Iida, N. Lee, S. Matsuoka, "Total synthesis of the large non-ribosomal peptide polytheonamide B," Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 280-285.

    DOI:10.1038/nchem.554
  104. K. Okura, S. Matsuoka, R. Goto, M. Inoue, "The Twisted Side Chain of Antillatoxin is Important for Potent Toxicity: Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Antillatoxin and Analogues," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 329-332.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.200905892
  105. S. Kamijo, Y. Amaoka, M. Inoue, "Manganese-Catalyzed Direct Oxidation of Methyl Ethers to Ketones," Chem. Asian J. 2010, 5, 486-489.

    DOI:10.1002/asia.200900420
  106. K. Matoba, T. Nara, T. Aoki, T. Honma, A. Tanaka, M. Inoue, S. Matsuoka, D. K. Inaoka, K. Kita, S. Harada, "Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Analysis of Aspartate Transcarbamoylase from the Parasitic Protist Trypanosoma Cruzi," Acta Crystallogr., Sect. F: Struct. Biol. Cryst. Commun. 2009, F65, 933.
    DOI:10.1107/S1744309109031959
  107. S. Kasuya, S. Kamijo, M. Inoue, "Direct Construction of 1,3-Diaxial Diol Derivatives by C-H Hydroxylation," Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 3630-3632.

    DOI:10.1021/ol901367m
  108. S. Ogawa, D. Urabe, Y. Yokokura, H. Arai, M. Arita, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Bioactivity of Resolvin E2," Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 3602-2605.

    DOI:10.1021/ol901350g
  109. M. Inoue, N. Lee, T. Tsumuraya, I. Fujii, M. Hirama, "Use of Monoclonal Antibodies as an Effective Strategy for Treatment of Ciguatera Poisoning," Toxicon 2009, 53, 802-805.
    DOI:10.1016/j.toxicon.2009.02.017
  110. K. Yamaoka, M. Inoue, K. Miyazaki, M. Hirama, C. Kondo, E. Kinoshita, H. Miyoshi, I. Seyama, "Synthetic Ciguatoxins Selectively Activate Nav1.8-Derived Chimeric Sodium Channels Expressed in HEK293 Cells," J. Biol. Chem. 2009, 284, 7597-7605.
    DOI:10.1074/jbc.M806481200
  111. K. Hagiwara, M. Himuro, M. Hirama, M. Inoue, "A Concise Route to C2-symmetric Tricyclic Skeleton of Ryanodine," Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 1035-1037.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2008.12.054
  112. N. Lee, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Design and Synthesis of a Conformationally Restricted Analogue of the EFGH-Ring System of Ciguatoxin," Heterocycles 2009, 79, 325-330.

    DOI:10.3987/COM-08-S(D)7
  113. M. Inoue, N. Lee, K. Miyazaki, T. Usuki, S. Matsuoka, M. Hirama "Critical Importance of the Nine-Membered F Ring of Ciguatoxin for Potent Bioactivity: Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of F-Ring-Modified Analogues," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 8611-8614.
    (Selected as Very Important Paper)

    DOI:10.1002/anie.200803921
  114. M. Ui, Y. Tanaka, T. Tsumuraya, I. Fujii, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, K. Tsumoto, "How Protein Recognizes Ladder-like Polycyclic Ethers: Interactions between Ciguatoxin (CTX3C) Fragments and Its specific antibody 10C9," J. Biol. Chem. 2008, 283, 19440-19447.
    DOI:10.1074/jbc.M801282200
  115. K. Nabatame, M. Hirama, M. Inoue, "A Simple Desymmetrization Approach to the Framework of Spiroxins," Heterocycles 2008, 76, 1011-1016.

    DOI:10.3987/COM-08-S(N)70
  116. K. Tsumoto, A. Yokota, Y. Tanaka, M. Ui, T. Tsumuraya, I. Fujii, I. Kumagai, Y. Nagumo, H. Oguri, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Critical contribution of aromatic rings to specific recognition of polyether rings.: The case of ciguatoxin CTX3C-ABC and its specific antibody 1C49," J. Biol. Chem. 2008, 283, 12259-12266
    DOI:10.1074/jbc.M710553200
  117. M. Inoue, I. Ohashi, T. Kawaguchi, M. Hirama, "Total Synthesis of the C-1027 Chromophore Core: Extremely Facile Enediyne Formation through SmI2-Mediated 1,2-Elimination," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 1777-1779.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.200704842
  118. K. Iso, M. Inoue, N. Kato, M. Hirama, "Synthesis of the Bicyclo[7.3.0]dodecadiyne Core of the Maduropeptin Chromophore," Chem. Asian J. 2008, 3, 447-453.

    DOI:10.1002/asia.200700310
  119. K. Komano, S. Shimamura, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Total Synthesis of the Maduropeptin Chromophore Aglycon," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 14184-14186.

    DOI:10.1021/ja076671f
  120. M. Inoue, N. Lee, S. Kasuya, T. Sato, M. Hirama, M. Moriyama, Y. Fukuyama, "Total Synthesis and Bioactivity of an Unnatural Enantiomer of Merrilactone A: Development of an Enantioselective Desymmetrization Strategy," J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 3065-3075.

    DOI:10.1021/jo0700474
  121. M. Inoue, M. Iwatsu, S. Yamashita, M. Hirama, "A Concise Route to Two Distinct E-Ring Structures of Ciguatoxins," Heterocycles 2007, 72, 327-338.

    DOI:10.3987/COM-06-S(K)16
  122. K. Yoshikawa, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Synthesis of the LMN-Ring Fragment of the Caribbean Ciguatoxin C-CTX-1," Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 2177-2180.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2007.01.103
  123. M. Inoue, F. Saito, M. Iwatsu, Y. Ishihara, M. Hirama, "Convergent Synthesis of the ABCDE-Ring Fragment of the Caribbean Ciguatoxin C-CTX-1," Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 2171-2175.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2007.01.102
  124. M. Inoue, S. Yamashita, Y. Ishihara, M. Hirama, "Two Convergent Routes to the Left Wing Fragment of Ciguatoxin CTX3C Using O,S-Acetals As Key Intermediates," Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 5805-5808.

    DOI:10.1021/ol062350h
  125. M. Inoue, Y. Ishihara, S. Yamashita, M. Hirama, "Convergent Assembly of Polycyclic Ethers via Acyl Radical Addition to Unactivated Enol Ether," Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 5801-5804.

    DOI:10.1021/ol062349i
  126. V. Ghiaroni, H. Fuwa, M. Inoue, M. Sasaki, M. Hirama, T. Yasumoto, G. P. Rossini, G. Scalera,P. Pietra A. Bigiani, "Effect of Ciguatoxin 3C on Voltage-Gated Na+ and K+ Currents in Mouse Taste Cells," Chem. Senses 2006, 31, 673-680.
    DOI:10.1093/chemse/bjl008
  127. T. Tsumuraya, I. Fujii, M. Inoue, A. Tatami, K. Miyazaki, M. Hirama, "Production of monoclonal antibodies for sandwich immunoassay detection of ciguatoxin 51-hydroxyCTX3C," Toxicon 2006, 48, 287-294.
    DOI:10.1016/j.toxicon.2006.05.014
  128. M. Inoue, K. Miyazaki, Y. Ishihara, A. Tatami, Y. Ohnuma, Y. Kawada, K. Komano, S. Yamashita, N. Lee, M. Hirama, "Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin and 51-HydroxyCTX3C," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 9352-9354.

    DOI:10.1021/ja063041p
  129. M. Inoue, T. Takahashi, H. Furuyama, M. Hirama, "Structural Factors Governing Stereoselective Heck Reaction for the Construction of the Oxindole Portion of TMC-95A," Synlett 2006, 3037-3040.

    DOI:10.1055/s-2006-951522
  130. M. Inoue, T. Sato, M. Hirama, "Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (-)-Merrilactone A: Use of a Bulky Protective Group as Long-Range Stereocontrolling Element," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 4843-4848.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.200601358
  131. M. Inoue, T. Usuki, N. Lee, M. Hirama, T. Tanaka, F. Hosoi, S. Ohie, T. Otani, "Antitumor Enediyne Chromoprotein C-1027: Mechanistic Investigation of the Chromophore-Mediated Self-Decomposition Pathway," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 7896-7903.

    DOI:10.1021/ja060724w
  132. T. Usuki, M. Inoue, K. Akiyama, M. Hirama, "ESR Studies on the DNA Cleavage Induced by Enediyne C-1027 Chromophore," Bioorg. & Med. Chem. 2005, 13, 5218-5224.

    DOI:10.1016/j.bmc.2005.05.049
  133. S. Sakamoto, H. Sakazaki, K. Hagiwara, K. Kamada, K. Ishii, T. Noda, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "A Formal Total Synthesis of (+)-Pinnatoxin A," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 6505-6510.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.200461802
  134. M. Inoue, T. Sasaki, S. Hatano, M. Hirama, "Synthesis of the C-1027 Chromophore Framework through Atropselective Macrolactonization," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 6500-6505.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.200461428
  135. M. Inoue, S. Hatano, M. Kodama, T. Sasaki, T. Kikuchi, M. Hirama, "Synthesis of the Bicyclo[7.3.0]dodecatrienediyne Core of the C-1027 Chromophore," Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 3833-3836.

    DOI:10.1021/ol048494i
  136. M. Inoue, T. Kikuchi, M. Hirama, "Synthesis of the Fully Functionalized Nine-membered Diyne Core of the C-1027 Chromophore," Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 6439-6442.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.06.136
  137. T. Usuki, T. Mita, M. J. Lear, P. Das, F. Yoshimura, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, K. Akiyama, S. Tero-Kubota, "Spin-Trapping of 13C-Labeled p-Benzynes, Generated via the Masamune-Bergman Cyclization of Bicyclic Nine-Membered Enediynes," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 5249-5253.

    DOI:10.1002/anie200454133
  138. M. Inoue, K. Miyazaki, H. Uehara, M. Maruyama, M. Hirama, "First and Second Generation Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin CTX3C," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2004, 101, 12013-12018.
    DOI:10.1073/pnas.0401684101
  139. K. Yamaoka, M. Inoue, H. Miyahara, K. Miyazaki, M. Hirama, "A Quantitative and Comparative Study of the Effects of a Synthetic Ciguatoxin CTX3C on the Kinetic Properties of Voltage-dependent Sodium Channels," Br. J. Pharmacol. 2004, 142, 879-889.
    DOI:10.1038/sj.bjp.0705852
  140. M. Inoue, S. Yamashita, A. Tatami, K. Miyazaki, M. Hirama, "A New Stereoselective Synthesis of Ciguatoxin Right Wing Fragments," J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 2797-2804.

    DOI:10.1021/jo049877x
  141. M. Inoue, S. Yamashita, M. Hirama, "A New Synthesis of Key Intermediates for the Assembly of Polycyclic Ethers: Yb(OTf)3-promoted Formation of O,S-Acetals from -Fluorosulfides and Alcohols," Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 2053-2056.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.01.077
  142. T. Usuki, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, T. Tanaka, "Rational Design of a Supra C-1027: Kinetically Stabilized Analogue of the Antitumor Enediyne Chromoprotein ," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3022-3023.

    DOI:10.1021/ja039635z
  143. M. Inoue, H. Zhai, H. Sakazaki, H. Furuyama, Y. Fukuyama, M. Hirama, "TMC-95A, a Reversible Proteasome Inhibitor, Induces Neurite Outgrowth in PC12 Cells," Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2004, 14, 663-665.

    DOI:10.1016/j.bmcl.2003.11.043
  144. M. Inoue, T. Sato, M. Hirama, "Total Synthesis of Merrilactone A," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 10772-10773.

    DOI:10.1021/ja036587+
  145. M. Inoue, J. Wang, G.-X. Wang, Y. Ogasawara, M. Hirama, "Divergent Synthesis of the Tetracyclic Ethers of 6-X-7-6 Ring System," Tetrahedron 2003, 59, 5645-5659.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4020(03)00913-X
  146. A. Tatami, M. Inoue, H. Uehara, M. Hirama, "A Concise Route to the Right Wing of Ciguatoxin," Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 5229-5233.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4039(03)01214-0
  147. M. Inoue, H. Sakazaki, H. Furuyama, M. Hirama, "Total Synthesis of TMC-95A," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 2654-2657.

    DOI:10.1002/anie.200351130
  148. M. Inoue, M. Hirama, M. Satake, K. Sugiyama, T. Yasumoto, "Inhibition of Brevetoxin Binding to the Voltage-gated Sodium Channel by Gambierol and Gambieric Acid-A," Toxicon 2003, 41, 469-474.
    DOI:10.1016/S0041-0101(02)00369-0
  149. M. Inoue, K. Nabatame, M. Hirama, "A Novel Route to 1,8-Dihydroxynaphthalene-derived Natural Products. Synthesis of (±)-CJ-12,372," Heterocycles 2003, 59, 87-92.

    DOI:10.3987/COM-02-S32
  150. M. Inoue, H. Uehara, M. Maruyama, M. Hirama, "Practical Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin CTX3C by Improved Protective Group Strategy," Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 4551-4554.

    DOI:10.1021/ol027105m
  151. M. Inoue, G. X. Wang, J. Wang, M. Hirama, "Novel Assembly of Cyclic Ethers by Coupling -Chlorosulfides and Alcohols," Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 3439-3442.

    DOI:10.1021/ol026529d
  152. T. Usuki, M. Inoue, K. Akiyama, M. Hirama, "Spin-trapping Study of DNA Cleavage Induced by Enediyne C-1027 Chromophore," Chem. Lett. 2002, 1148.
    DOI:10.1246/cl.2002.1148
  153. S. Nozaki, Y. Tomioka, T. Hishinuma, M. Inoue, Y. Nagumo, L. R. .Tsuruta, K. Hayashi, T. Matsumoto, Y. Kato, S. Ishiwata, K. Itoh, T. Suzuki, M. Hirama, M. Mizuzaki, "Design, Production, and Characterization of Recombinant Neocarzinostatin Apoprotein in Escherichia coli," J. Biochem. 2002, 131, 729-738.
  154. H. Uehara, T. Oishi, M. Inoue, M. Shoji, Y. Nagumo, M., Kosaka, J.-.Y. Le Brazidec, M. Hirama, "Convergent Synthesis of the HIJKLM Ring Fragment of Ciguatoxin CTX3C," Tetrahedron Symposia-in-Print 2002, 58, 6493-6512.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4020(02)00660-9
  155. M. Maruyama, M. Inoue, T. Oishi, H. Oguri, Y. Ogasawara, Y. Shindo, M. Hirama, "Convergent Synthesis of the ABCDE Ring System of Ciguatoxin CTX3C," Tetrahedron Symposia-in-Print 2002, 58, 1835-1851.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4020(02)00041-8
  156. M. Hirama, T. Oishi, H. Uehara, M. Inoue, M. Maruyama, H. Oguri, M. Satake, "Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin CTX3C," Science 2001, 294, 1904-1907.
    DOI:10.1126/science.1065757
  157. M. Inoue, H. Furuyama, H. Sakazaki, M. Hirama, "Stereocontrolled Synthesis of the Nothern Part of Potent Proteasome Inhibitor TMC-95A," Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 2863-2865.

    DOI:10.1021/ol016303v
  158. H. Imai, H. Uehara, M. Inoue, H. Oguri, T. Oishi, M. Hirama, "Convergent Synthesis of the EFGH Ring Fragment of Ciguatoxin CTX3C," Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 6219-6222.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4039(01)01219-9
  159. T. Sasaki, M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Synthetic Stidies toward C-1027 Chromophore: Construction of a Highly Unsaturated Macrocycle," Tetrahedron Lett. 2001, 42, 5299-5303.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4039(01)00959-5
  160. M. Inoue, M. D. Carson, A. J. Frontier, S. J. Danishefsky, "Total Synthesis and Determination of the Absolute Configuration of Frondosin B," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 1878-1889.

    DOI:10.1021/ja0021060
  161. M. Inoue, A. J. Frontier, S. J. Danishefsky, "The Total Synthesis of Frondosin B," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2000, 39, 761-764.
    DOI:10.1002/(SICI)1521-3773(20000218)39:4<761::AID-ANIE761>3.0.CO;2-I
  162. T. P. P. Petus, M. Inoue, X.-T. Chen, S. J. Danishefsky, "A Fully Synthetic Route to the Neurotrophic Illicinones: Synthesis of Tricycloillicinone and Bicycloillicinone Aldehyde," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 6160-6168.

    DOI:10.1021/ja000521m
  163. S. Pauillac, M. Sasaki, M. Inoue, J. Naar, P. Branaa, M. Chinain, K. Tachibana, A.-M. Legrand, "Characterization of Mice Antisera Elicited with a Ciguatoxin Tetracyclic Synthetic Ring Fragment (JKLM) Conjugated to Carrier Proteins," Toxicon 2000, 38, 669-685.
    DOI:10.1016/S0041-0101(99)00183-X
  164. M. Inoue, M. Sasaki, K. Tachibana, "A Convergent Synthesis of Decacyclic Ciguatoxin Model Containing the F-M Ring Framework," J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 9416-9429.

    DOI:10.1021/jo990989b
  165. M. Sasaki, M. Inoue, K. Takamatsu, K. Tachibana, "Stereocontrolled Synthesis of the JKLM Ring Fragment of Ciguatoxin," J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 9399-9415.

    DOI:10.1021/jo990988j
  166. M. Inoue, M. Sasaki, K. Tachibana, "A Convergent Synthesis of the trans-Fused Hexahydrooxonine Ring System and Reproduction of Conformational Behavior Shown by Ring F of Ciguatoxin," Tetrahedron 1999, 55, 10949-10970.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4020(99)00620-1
  167. M. Sasaki, H. Fuwa, M. Inoue, K. Tachibana, "New Strategy for Convergent Synthesis of trans-Fused Polyether Frameworks Based on Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reaction," Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 9027-9030.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4039(98)02025-5
  168. M. Sasaki, M. Inoue, T. Noguchi, A. Takeichi, K. Tachibana, "Convergent and Stereoselective Method for Synthesis of O-Linked Oxepane Ring System by Intramolecular Radical Cyclization," Tetrahedron Lett. 1998, 39, 2783-2786.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4039(98)00338-4
  169. M. Inoue, M. Sasaki, K. Tachibana, "Synthetic Studies on Ciguatoxin: A Convergent Strategy for Construction of the F-M Ring Framework," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1998, 37, 965-969.
    DOI:10.1002/(SlCl)1521-3773(19980420)37:7<965::AID-ANIE965>3.0.CO;2-P
  170. M. Inoue, M. Sasaki, K. Tachibana, "Construction of Fused Oxonene Ring and Reproduction of Conformational Behavior Shown by Ring F of Ciguatoxin," Tetrahedron Lett. 1997, 38, 1611-1614.

    DOI:10.1016/S0040-4039(97)00125-1
  171. M. Sasaki, M. Inoue, K. Tachibana, "Synthetic Studies toward Ciguatoxin. Stereocontrolled Construction of the KLM Ring Fragment," J. Org. Chem. 1994, 59, 715-717.
    DOI:10.1021/jo00083a008
Reviews and Accounts
  1. M. Inoue, "Evolution of Radical-Based Convergent Strategies for Total Syntheses of Densely Oxygenated Natural Products," Acc. Chem. Res. 2017, 50, 460-464.

    DOI:10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00475
  2. T. Asaba, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Crotophorbolone: Construction of the 5/7/6-Fused Ring System via an α-Alkoxy Bridgehead Radical Reaction," Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2016, 89, 1137-1144.

    DOI:10.1246/bcsj.20160208
  3. D. Urabe, H. Todoroki, M. Inoue, "Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (−)-4-Hydroxyzinowol, a Highly Oxygenated Dihydro-β-Agarofuran," J. Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn 2015, 73, 1081-1091.
    DOI:10.5059/yukigoseikyokaishi.73.1081
  4. D. Urabe, T. Asaba, M. Inoue, "Convergent Strategies in Total Syntheses of Complex Terpenoids," Chem. Rev. 2015, 115, 9207-9231.

    DOI:10.1021/cr500716f
  5. M. Inoue, "Chemical Construction and Structural Permutation of Neurotoxic Natural Product, Antillatoxin: Importance of the Three-Dimensional Structure of the Bulky Side Chain," Proc. Jpn. Acad., Ser. B 2014, 90, 56-66.
    DOI:10.2183/pjab.90.56
  6. T. Kuranaga, Y. Sesoko, M. Inoue, "Cu-mediated enamide formation in the total synthesis of complex peptide natural products," Nat. Prod. Rep. 2014, 31, 514-532.

    DOI:10.1039/C3NP70103D
  7. H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Chemical Construction and Structural Permutation of Potent Cytotoxin Polytheonamide B: Discovery of Artificial Peptides with Distinct Functions," Acc. Chem. Res. 2013, 46, 1567-1578.

    DOI:10.1021/ar300315p
  8. M. Inoue, "Total synthesis and functional analysis of non-ribosomal peptides," Chem. Rec. 2011, 11, 284-294.

    DOI:10.1002/tcr.201100014
  9. M. Inoue, S. Matsuoka, "Convergent Total Synthesis of the Complex Non-Ribosomal Peptide Polytheonamide B," Isr. J. Chem. 2011, 51, 346-358.
    DOI:10.1002/ijch.201100002
  10. S. Matsuoka, M. Inoue, "Application of REDOR NMR in Natural Product Chemistry," Chem. Commun. 2009, 5664-5675.
    DOI:10.1039/B910230B
  11. D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Total Syntheses of Sesquiterpenes from Illicium Species," Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 6271-6289.

    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2009.06.010
  12. M. Inoue, "Exploring the Chemistry and Biology of Antitumor Enediyne Chromoprotein C-1027," Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2006, 79, 501-510.
    DOI:10.1246/bcsj.79.501
  13. M. Inoue, "Convergent Strategies for Syntheses of trans-Fused Polycyclic Ethers," Chem. Rev. 2005, 105, 4379-4405.

    DOI:10.1021/cr0406108
  14. M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Evolution of a Practical Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin CTX3C," Acc. Chem. Res. 2004, 37, 961-968.

    DOI:10.1021/ar0301577
  15. M. Inoue, "Convergent Syntheses of Polycyclic Ethers. Illustrations of the Utility of Acetal-linked Intermediates," Org. Biomol. Chem. 2004, 2, 1811-1817.

    DOI:10.1039/B407187E
  16. M. Inoue, M. Hirama, "Total Synthesis of Ciguatoxin CTX3C, a Causative Toxin of Ciguatera Seafood Poisoning," Synlett 2004, 577-595.

    DOI:10.1055/s-2004-817767
Book Chapters
  1. M. Inoue, D. Urabe, "Symmetry-Driven Total Synthesis of Merrilactone A and Resolvin E2," 2013, 9, 149-175.
  2. M. Inoue , S. Yamashita, "Product Class: 5-, 6- and Larger Ring Oxacycloalkanes," Science of Synthesis, ed. by C. J. Forsyth, Thieme, Chapter 37.5.
  3. S. J. Danishefsky, M. Inoue, D. Trauner, "Synthesis of Immunomodulatory Marine Natural Products," The Role of Natural Products in Drug Discovery, eds. by J. Mulzer, R. Bohlmann, Springer-Verlag, 2000, pp. 1-24.
Others
  1. T. Hoshikawa, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, “Pentafluorophenyl Isocyanate,” e-EROS 2013, RN01621.
    DOI:10.1002/047084289X.rn01621
  2. S. Kamijo, M. Inoue, "4,4',4"-tri-tert-butyl-2,2':6',2"-terpyridine," e-EROS 2012, RN01474.
    DOI:10.1002/047084289X.rn01474
  3. M. Inoue, "Author Profile," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 9016.
    DOI:10.1002/anie.201103732
  4. M. Inoue, "Nature Journal Club," Nature 2008, 452, 257.
    DOI:10.1038/452257a
  5. M. Inoue, "Zippier synthesis in water," Nature 2007, 449, 667-669.
    DOI:10.1038/449667a
Masanori Nagatomo
Original Paper
  1. H. Fujino, M. Nagatomo, A. Paudel, S. Panthee, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Unified Total Synthesis of Polyoxin J, L, and Their Fluorinated Analogues Based on Decarbonylative Radical Coupling Reactions," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 11865-11869.
    DOI:10.1002/anie.201706671
  2. K. Masuda, M. Tanigawa, M. Nagatomo, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Construction of carbocycles initiated by Cu-catalyzed radical reaction of Cl2C(CN)2," Tetrahedron 2017, 73, 3596-3605.
    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2017.03.063
  3. T. Kawamata, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of Zaragozic Acid C: Implementation of Photochemical C(sp3)-H Acylation," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 1814-1817.
    (Highlighted in Synfacts 2017, 13, 0337. and selected as its Cover Picture)
    DOI:10.1021/jacs.6b13263
  4. K. Masuda, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Direct assembly of multiply oxygenated carbon chains by decarbonylative radical-radical coupling reactions," Nat. Chem. 2017, 9, 207-212.
    (Highlighted in Synfacts 2017, 13, 0534.)
    (Associated Link: News and Views - "Organic chemistry: A radical step forward")

    DOI:10.1038/nchem.2639
  5. S. Matsumura, Y. Matsui, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Stereoselective construction of anti- and syn-1,2-diol structures via decarbonylative radical coupling of α-alkoxyacyl tellurides," Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 4859-4866.
    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2016.06.056
  6. D. Kamimura, M. Nagatomo, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Expanding the scope of Et3B/O2-mediated coupling reactions of O,Te-acetal," Tetrahedron 2016, 72, 7839-7848.
    DOI:10.1016/j.tet.2016.04.023
  7. K. Masuda, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Chemical Conversion of Ryanodol to Ryanodine," Chem. Pharm. Bull. 2016, 64, 874-879.
    DOI:10.1248/cpb.c16-00214
  8. M. Koshimizu, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Unified Total Synthesis of 3-epi-Ryanodol, Cinnzeylanol, Cinncassiols A and B, and Structural Revision of Natural Ryanodol and Cinnacasol," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 2493-2497.
    DOI:10.1002/anie.201511116
  9. K. Masuda, M. Koshimizu, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Asymmetric Total Synthesis of (+)-Ryanodol and (+)-Ryanodine," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 230-236.
    DOI:10.1002/chem.201503641
  10. M. Nagatomo, K. Hagiwara, K. Masuda, M. Koshimizu, T. Kawamata, Y. Matsui, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, " Symmetry-Driven Strategy for the Assembly of the Core Tetracycle of (+)-Ryanodine: Synthetic Utility of a Cobalt-Catalyzed Olefin Oxidation and α-Alkoxy Bridgehead Radical Reaction," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 222-229.
    DOI:10.1002/chem.201503640
  11. M. Nagatomo, D. Kamimura, Y. Matsui, K. Masuda, M. Inoue, "Et3B-Mediated Two- and Three-Component Coupling Reactions via Radical Decarbonylation of α-Alkoxyacyl Tellurides: Single-Step Construction of Densely Oxygenated Carboskeletons," Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 2765-2769.
    DOI:10.1039/C5SC00457H
  12. S. Yoshioka, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Application of Two Direct C(sp3)-H Functionalizations for Total Synthesis of (+)-Lactacystin," Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 90-93.
    DOI:10.1021/ol503291s
  13. M. Nagatomo, H. Nishiyama, H. Fujino, M. Inoue, "Decarbonylative Radical Coupling of α-Aminoacyl Tellurides: Single-Step Preparation of γ-Amino and α,β-Diamino Acids and Rapid Synthesis of Gabapentin and Manzacidin A," Angew. Chem. In. Ed. 2015, 54, 1537-1541.
    (Selected as Very Hot Paper)
    DOI:10.1002/anie.201410186
  14. M. Nagatomo, S. Yoshioka, M. Inoue, "Enantioselective Radical Alkynylation of C(sp3)-H Bonds Using Sulfoximine as a Traceless Chiral Auxiliary," Chem. Asian. J. 2014, 10, 120-123.
    DOI:10.1002/asia.201402983
  15. Y. Amaoka, M. Nagatomo, M. Watanabe, K. Tao, S. Kamijo, M. Inoue, "Photochemically Induced Radical Alkenylation of C(sp3)-H Bonds," Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 4339-4345.
    DOI:10.1039/C4SC01631A
  16. M. Nagatomo, M. Koshimizu, K. Masuda, T. Tabuchi, D. Urabe, M. Inoue "Total Synthesis of Ryanodol," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 5916-5919.
    DOI:10.1021/ja502770n
  17. D. Kamimura, D. Urabe, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Et3B‐Mediated Radical-Polar Crossover Reaction for Single-Step Coupling of O,Te-Acetal, α,β-Unsaturated Ketones, and Aldehydes/Ketones," Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 5122-5125.
    DOI:10.1021/ol402563v
  18. Y. Amaoka, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, "Metal-Free Fluorination of C(sp3)-H Bonds Using a Catalytic N-Oxyl Radical," Org. Lett. 2012, 15, 2160-2163.
    DOI:10.1021/ol4006757
  19. D. Urabe, M. Nagatomo, K. Hagiwara, K. Masuda, M. Inoue, "Symmetry-Driven Synthesis of 9-Demethyl-10,15-dideoxyryanodol," Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 1615-1619.
    DOI:10.1039/C3SC00023K
  20. M. Nagatomo, T. Nakata, "Stereoselective Synthesis of Maitotoxin GHI-Ring System Having a 1,2-Diol Side Chain," Heterocycles 2008,76, 1069-1074.
    DOI:10.3987/COM-08-S(N)113
Others
  1. T. Hoshikawa, M. Nagatomo, M. Inoue, “Pentafluorophenyl Isocyanate,” e-EROS 2013, RN01621.
    DOI:10.1002/047084289X.rn01621
Hiroaki Itoh
Original Paper
  1. H. Itoh, K. Tokumoto, T. Kaji, A. Paudel, S. Panthee, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Biological Mode of Action of WAP-8294A2: A Menaquinone-Targeting Antibiotic," J. Org. Chem. in press.
    (Selected as ACS editors' choice)
    DOI:10.1021/acs.joc.7b02318
  2. T. Kaji, M. Murai, H. Itoh, J. Yasukawa, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Functional Evaluation of Fourteen Derivatives of Lysocin E: Importance of Cationic, Hydrophobic, and Aromatic Moieties for Antibacterial Activity," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16912-16919.
    DOI:10.1002/chem.201604022
  3. H. Mutoh, Y. Sesoko, T. Kuranaga, H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis and Functional Evaluation of Fourteen Stereoisomers of Yaku’amide B. Importance of Stereochemistry for Hydrophobicity and Cytotoxicity," Org. Biomol. Chem. 2016, 14, 4199-4204.
    (Selected as Hot Article)
    (Selected as 2016's Most Popular Article)

    DOI:10.1039/C6OB00640J
  4. A. Hayata, H. Itoh, S. Matsutaka, M. Inoue, "Dual Chemical Modification of a Polytheonamide Mimic: Rational Design and Synthesis of Ion-Channel-Forming 48-mer Peptides with Potent Cytotoxicity," Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 3370-3377.
    (Selected as Very Important Paper)
    DOI:10.1002/chem.201504632
  5. H. Itoh, S. Matsutaka, T. Kuranaga, M. Inoue, "Control of the cytotoxicity of dansylated polytheonamide mimic, an artificial peptide ion channel, by modification of the N-terminal structure," Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 728-731.
    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2013.12.007
  6. H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Antibody-mediated functional control of a dansylated polytheonamide mimic," Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 939-941.
    DOI:10.1039/C3CC48348G
  7. H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Structural Permutation of Potent Cytotoxin, Polytheonamide B: Discovery of Cytotoxic Peptide with Altered Activity," ACS Med. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 52-56.
    DOI:10.1021/ml300264c
  8. H. Itoh, S. Matsuoka, M. Kreir, M. Inoue, "Design, Synthesis and Functional Analysis of Dansylated Polytheonamide Mimic: An Artificial Peptide Ion Channel," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14011-14018.
    DOI:10.1021/ja303831a
  9. N. Shinohara, H. Itoh, S. Matsuoka, M. Inoue, "Selective Modification of the N-Terminal Structure of Polytheonamide B Significantly Changes its Cytotoxicity and Activity as an Ion Channel," ChemMedChem 2012, 7, 1770-1773.
    DOI:10.1002/cmdc.201200142
  10. S. Matsuoka, Y. Mizoguchi, H. Itoh, K. Okura, N. Shinohara, M. Inoue, "The effect of sulfur stereochemistry of L-β,β-dimethylmethionine S-oxide on the physicochemical properties of truncated polytheonamides," Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 4644-4647.
    DOI:10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.06.126
  11. M. Inoue, N. Shinohara, S. Tanabe, T. Takahashi, K. Okura, H. Itoh, Y. Mizoguchi, M. Iida, N. Lee, S. Matsuoka, "Total synthesis of the large non-ribosomal peptide polytheonamide B," Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 280-285.
    DOI:10.1038/nchem.554
Reviews and Accounts
  1. H. Itoh, M. Inoue, "Chemical Construction and Structural Permutation of Potent Cytotoxin Polytheonamide B: Discovery of Artificial Peptides with Distinct Functions," Acc. Chem. Res. 2013, 46, 1567-1578.
    DOI:10.1021/ar300315p
Koichi Hagiwara
Original Paper
  1. K. Hagiwara, T. Tabuchi, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Expeditious synthesis of the fused hexacycle of puberuline C via radical-based cyclization/translocation/cyclization process," Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 4372-4378.
    DOI:10.1039/C6SC00671J
  2. K. Hagiwara, M. Iwatsu, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "N-(2,3,4,5,6-Pentafluorophenyl)maleimide as a Powerful Dienophile in Dearomatizing Diels-Alder Reactions," Heterocycles 2015, 90, 659-672.
    DOI:10.3987/COM-14-S(K)23
Featured Articles
  1. Our paper (T. Asaba, Y. Katoh, D. Urabe, M. Inoue "Total Synthesis of Crotophorbolone," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 12, 14457-14461.) has been highlighted in Synfacts.
    Synfacts 2015, 12, 0002.
    DOI:10.1055/s-0035-1560999
  2. Our paper (J. Mao, T. Kuranaga, H. Hamamoto, K. Sekimizu, M. Inoue "Rational Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of Lactam-Bridged Gramicidin A Analogues: Discovery of a Low-Hemolytic Antibacterial Peptide," 2015, 10, 540-545.) has been placed on the back cover of ChemMedChem.
  3. Our paper (H. Todoroki, M. Iwatsu, D. Urabe, M. Inoue, "Total Synthesis of (−)-4-Hydroxyzinowol," J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 8835-8849.) has been highlighted in Synfacts.
    Synfacts 2015, 0009.
    DOI:10.1055/s-0034-1379678
  4. Our paper (N. Shinohara, H. Itoh, S. Matsuoka, M. Inoue "Selective Modification of the N-Terminal Structure of Polytheonamide B Significantly Changes its Cytotoxicity and Activity as an Ion Channel," ChemMedChem 2012, 7, 1770-1773.) has been placed on the back cover of ChemMedChem.
    DOI:10.1002/cmdc.201290052
  5. Our paper (D. Urabe, H. Yamaguchi, M. Inoue "Application of α-Alkoxy Bridgehead Radical for Coupling of Oxygenated Carbocycles," Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4778-4781.) has been highlighted in Synfacts.
    Synfacts 2011, 1347.
    DOI:10.1055/s-0031-1289352
  6. "Total synthesis of the large non-ribosomal peptide polytheonamide B," Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 280-285. has been highlighted in the following articles and website:
    C. J. Forsyth, "Marine natural products: Totally tubular peptide synthesis," Nature Chem. 2010, 2, 252-254.
    C. Ducho, "Convergence Leads to Success: Total Synthesis of the Complex Nonribosomal Peptide Polytheonamide B," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5034-5036.
    "Must Read" article in Faculty of 1000 Biology