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Professor Hisashi Yamamoto

Professor Hisashi Yamamoto

The Yamamoto group has employed several applications in catalysis. The list of methodologies include Lewis and Brønsted acid catalysis, chiral Lewis acid catalysis, combined acid catalysis, asymmetric oxidation using V, Zr, Hf catalysts, super silyl chemistry to construct polyketide structures in a single pot, squalic acid catalysis, organoaluminum catalysis, and the development of amidation and esterification catalysts.

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Recent papers from the Yamamoto Group

Albert BJ, Yamaoka Y, Yamamoto H. 2011. Rapid Total Syntheses Utilizing ?Supersilyl? Chemistry. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 50(11):2610-2612.
Li Z, Yamamoto H. 2010. Zirconium(IV)- and Hafnium(IV)-Catalyzed Highly Enantioselective Epoxidation of Homoallylic and Bishomoallylic Alcohols. J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 132(23):7878-7880.
Li P, Yamamoto H. 2009. Lewis Acid Catalyzed Inverse-Electron-Demand Diels?Alder Reaction of Tropones. J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 131(46):16628-16629.


  • Organic Synthetic Chemistry
  • Catalysis

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