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Kazuteru Usui Last modified date:2016.04.13

Assistant Professor / Pharmaceutical Synthetic Chemistry
Department of Chemo-Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

Academic Degree
Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Field of Specialization
Pharmaceutical Synthetic Chemistry
Research Interests
  • Synthesis and Applicatoin of [5]Helicenes with a Substituent Exclusively on the Interior Side of the Helix
    keyword : Helicene, cycloisomerization
  • Development of Photoresponsive Chiral Organocatalysts
    keyword : Organocatalyst Photoreaction
  • Molecular design of modified nucleic acids
    keyword : DNA
Academic Activities
1. Bo Yang, Akiko Jinnouchi, Kazuteru Usui, Tsutomu Katayama, Masayuki Fujii, Hiroshi Suemune, Mariko Aso, Bioconjugation of Oligodeoxynucleotides Carrying 1,4-Dicarbonyl Groups via Reductive Amination with Lysine Residues, Bioconjugate Chem, 26, 8, 2015.07, [URL].
2. Ryosuke Kawagoe, Ippei Takashima, Kazuteru Usui, Anna Kanegae, Yusuke Ozawa, Akio Ojida, Rational Design of a Ratiometric Fluorescent Probe Based on Arene–Metal-Ion Contact for Endogenous Hydrogen Sulfide Detection in Living Cells, ChemBioChem, 16, 11, 2015.07, [URL].
3. Mariko Aso, Yasuhiro Matsui, Bo Yang, Midori Sasagaki, Daiki Okado, Kazuteru Usui, Noboru Koga, Hiroshi Suemune, Synthesis of 5-N-tert-butylaminoxylcytidine and EPR studies on its base pairing properties, Tetrahedron, 71, 33, 2015.08, [URL].
4. Kazuteru Usui, Kosuke Yamamoto, Takashi Shimizu, Mieko Okazumi, Biao Mei, Yosuke Demizu, Masaaki Kurihara, Hiroshi Suemune, Synthesis and Resolution of Substituted [5]Carbohelicenes, J. Org. Chem., 2015.05, [URL].
5. Kosuke Yamamoto, Ryota Nakamae, Hiroshi Suemune, Kazuteru Usui, 10,10'-Dimethoxy-9,9'-biazuleno[2,1-c]phenanthrene, Molbank, 2015, 1, 2015.02, [URL].
6. Kazuteru Usui, Kensuke Tanoue, Kosuke Yamamoto, Takashi Shimizu, Hiroshi Suemune, Synthesis of Substituted Azulenes via Pt(II)-Catalyzed Ring-Expanding Cycloisomerization, Org. Lett., (Highlighted in SYNFACTS 2014, 10, 1155. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1379279), 2014.08, [URL].
7. Kosuke Yamamoto, Mieko Okazumi, Suemune Hiroshi, Usui Kazuteru, Synthesis of [5]Helicenes with a Substituent Exclusively on the Interior Side of the Helix by Metal-catalyzed Cycloisomerization, Org. Lett., 15, 8, 2013.03, [URL].
8. Toshitaka Kogiso, Kosuke Yamamoto, Hiroshi Suemune, Kazuteru Usui, Synthesis and characterization of 1,8-naphthalimide with [6]helicene skeleton, Org. Biomol. Chem., 10, 2934-2936, 2012.03, [URL].
9. Kazuteru Usui, Photochemical generation of oligodeoxynucleotide containing C4’-oxidized abasic site and its efficient amine modification: dependence on structure and microenvironment, J. Org. Chem., 73, 1, 241-246, 2008.01, [URL].
10. Kazuteru Usui, Photochemical generation of C4’-oxidized abasic site containing oligodeoxynucleotide and its efficient amine modification , Org. Lett., 8,15, 3183-3186 , 2006.07, [URL].
1. Kazuteru Usui, Kosuke Yamamoto, Takashi Shimizu, Hiroshi Suemune, Synthesis of 7,8-dihydro[5]helicenyl phosphines and their application to asymmetric Suzuki-Miyaura coupling, The 2015 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem), 2015.12.19.
2. 臼井 一晃, 山本 耕介, 末宗 洋, The Synthesis of [5]Helicenes with a Substituent on the Interior Side of the Helix by Metal-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization
, ICCEOCA-8(The International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia), 2013.11.27.
3. Usui Kazuteru, Kosuke Yamamoto, Suemune Hiroshi, The Novel Synthetic Methodology of 1-Substituted [5]Helicenes and Azuleno[5]helicenes by Pt-Catalyzed Cycloisomerization, 第6回武田科学振興財団薬科学シンポジウム, 2012.09.14.