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Researcher information
Kazuteru Usui Last modified date:2014.11.27

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. 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
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2. 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.,Vol.15,No.8,2013.03
3. Toshitaka Kogiso, Kosuke Yamamoto, Hiroshi Suemune, Kazuteru Usui,Synthesis and characterization of 1,8-naphthalimide with [6]helicene skeleton,Org. Biomol. Chem.,Vol.10,pp.2934-2936,2012.03
4. 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
5. Kazuteru Usui,Photochemical generation of C4’-oxidized abasic site containing oligodeoxynucleotide and its efficient amine modification ,Org. Lett.,8,15, 3183-3186 ,2006.07