The Yamashita Group@NU
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Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan
Department of Molecular and Macromolecular Chemistry,
Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
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Original Papers (Dr. Ito, 2001-present)
43) Co6H8(PiPr3)6: A Cobalt Octahedron with Face-Capping Hydrides
Ohki, Y.; Shimizu, Y.; Araake, R.; Tada, M.; Sameera, W. M. C.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15821-15825.doi

42) Enantioselective Direct Alkynylation of Ketones Catalyzed by Chiral CCN Pincer Rh(III) Complexes
Ito, J.; Ubukata, S.; Muraoka, S.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Eur. J. 2016, 22, 16801-16804. doi

41) Synthesis of NHC-Oxazoline Pincer Complexes of Rh and Ru and Their Catalytic Activity for Hydrogenation and Conjugate Reduction
Ito, J.; Sugino, K.; Matsushima, S.; Sakaguchi, H.; Iwata, H.; Ishihara, T.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2016, 35, 1885-1894. doi

40) Asymmetric Induction at Remote All-carbon Quaternary Centers of Cyclohexadienones by Rh-catalyzed Conjugate Hydrosilylation
Naganawa, Y.; Kawagishi, M.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 6873-6876. doi

39) Asymmetric Three Component Coupling Reaction of Alkyne, Enone, and Aldehyde Catalyzed by Chiral Phebox Ruthenium Catalysts
Ubukata, S.; Ito, J.; Oguri, R.; Nishiyama, H.
J. Org. Chem. 2016, 81, 3347-3355. doi

38) Asymmetric β-Functionalization of Secondary Amine with CH2Cl2 on a Chiral NCN Pincer Rh Complex
Ito, J.; Miyakawa, T.; Nishiyama, H.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 794, 318-322. doi

37) Preparation, Characterization, and Catalytic Reactions of NCN Pincer Iron Complexes Containing Stannyl, Silyl, Methyl, and Phenyl Ligands
Ito, J.; Hosokawa, S.; Hairuzana B. K.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2015, 34, 1377-1383. doi

36) N-N bond cleavage in diazoalkanes with a titanium alkylidene
Ito, J.; Crestani, M. G.; Bailey, B. C.; Gao, X.; Mindiola, D. J.
Polyhedron 2014, 84, 177-181. doi

35) Room Temperature Dehydrogenation of Ethane, Propane, Linear Alkanes C4-C8, and Some Cyclic Alkanes by Titanium-Carbon Multiple Bonds
Crestani, M. G.; Hickey, A. K.; Gao, X.; Pinter, B.; Cavaliere, V. N.; Ito, J.; Chen, C.-H.; Mindiola, D. J.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14754-14767. doi

34) NCN-Pincer Cobalt Complexes Containing Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Ligands
Hosokawa, S.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama
Organometallics 2013, 32, 3980-3985. doi

33) Direct Conjugate Addition of Alkynes with a,b-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by NCN Pincer Ru Complexes
Ito, J.; Fujii, K.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 601-605. doi

32) Enantioselective Synthesis of Optically Active 3,3-Diarylpropanoates by Conjugate Hydrosilylation with Chiral Rh-bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Catalysts
Itoh, K.; Tsuruta, A.; Ito, J.; Yamamoto, Y.; Nishiyama, H.
J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 10914-10919. doi

31) Change in Coordination of NCN Pincer Iron Complexes Containing Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Ligands
Hosokawa, S.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2012, 31, 8283-8290. doi

30) Enantioselective Hydrosilylation of Aromatic Alkenes Catalyzed by Chiral Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Rhodium Acetate Complexes
Naito, T.; Yoneda, T.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Synlett 2012, 23, 2957-2960. doi

29) Intermolecular C-H Bond Activation of Alkanes and Arenes by NCN Pincer Iridium(III) Acetate Complexes Containing Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Ligands
Ito, J.; Kaneda, T.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2012, 31, 4442-4449. doi

28) Enhancement of Enantioselectivity by Alcohol Additives in Asymmetric Hydrogenation with Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Ruthenium Catalysts
Ito, J.; Teshima, T.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 1105-1107. doi

27) Cooperative Catalytic Activation of Si-H Bonds by a Polar Ru-S Bond: Regioselective Low-Temperature C-H Silylation of Indoles under Neutral Conditions by a Friedel-Crafts Mechanism
Klare, H. F. T.; Oestreich, M.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.; Ohki, Y.; Tatsumi, K.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 3312-3315. doi

26) A Chiral Iron Complex Containing a Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Ligand: Preparation and Asymmetric Hydrosilylation of Ketones
Hosokawa, S.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2010, 29, 5773-5775. doi

25) Asymmetric Iron-Catalyzed Hydrosilane Reduction of Ketones: Effect of Zinc Metal upon the Absolute Configuration
Inagaki, T.; Ito, A.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 9384-9387. doi

24) Asymmetric Direct Alkynylation Catalyzed by Chiral Ru-Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Complexes
Ito, J.; Asai, R.; Nishiyama, H.
Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 3860-3862. doi

23) Chiral Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Ru(II) Catalysts for Highly Enantioselective Cyclopropanation
Ito, J.; Ujiie, S.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 4986-4990. doi

22) Iron- and Cobalt Catalyzed Asymmetric Hydrosilylation of Ketones and Enones with Bis(oxazolinylphenyl)amine Ligands
Inagaki, T.; Le, T. P.; Furuta, A.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 3090-3096. doi

21) Intermolecular Antiselective and Enantioselective Reductive Coupling of Enones and Aromatic Aldehydes with Chiral Rh(Phebox) Catalysts
Shiomi, T.; Adachi, T.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1011-1014. doi

20) New Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl-Ruthenium(II) Complexes and Their Catalytic Activity for Enantioselective Hydrogenation and Transfer Hydrogenation of Ketones
Ito, J.; Ujiie, S.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2009, 28, 630-638. doi

19) Catalytic Hydrosilylation of Carbonyl Compounds with Zinc(II) Acetate: Asymmetric Induction Collaborated with N2S2 Ligands
Inagaki, T.; Yamada, Y.; Phong, L. T.; Furuta, A.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Synlett 2009, 253-256. doi

18) Felkin-Anh Selectivity in Rh(bisoxazolinylphenyl) Catalyzed Reductive Aldol Coupling Reaction. Asymmetric Synthesis of Stereotriads
Hashimoto, T.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 9408-9412. doi

17) Amine-assisted C-Cl Bond Activation of Aryl Chlorides by a (Phebox)Rh-Chloro Complex
Ito, J.; Miyakawa, T.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2008, 27, 3312-3315. doi

16) Asymmetric Ligand Exchange Reaction on Biphenol Derivatives and Chiral Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl-Rhodium Complex
Inoue, H.; Ito, J.; Kikuchi, M.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Asian J. 2008, 3, 1284. doi

15) Trithio-Chloro Molybdate [MoClS 3]-: A Versatile Precursor for Molybdenum Trisulfido Complexes
Ito, J.; Ohki, Y.; Iwata, M.; Tatsumi, K.
Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 3763-3771. doi

14) A new NCN pincer ruthenium complex and its catalytic activity for enantioselective hydrogenation of ketones
Ito, J.; Ujiie, S.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Commun. 2008, 1923-1925. doi

13) Chiral Phebox-Rhodium Complexes as Catalysts for Asymmetric Direct Aldol Reaction
Inoue, H.; Kikuchi, M.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 493-499. doi

12) Asymmetric synthesis of a-chiral dihydrocinnamates by catalytic reductive aldol coupling and subsequent dihydroxylation
Hashimoto. T; Shiomi, T.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Tetrahedron 2007, 63, 12883-12887. doi

11) Cross-Coupling of Alkynes Catalyzed by Phebox-rhodium Acetate Complexes
Ito, J.; Kitase, M.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2007, 26, 6412-6417. doi

10) Chiral (-)-Diop Ruthenium Complexes for Asymmetric Radical Addition and Living Radical Polymerization Reactions
Iizuka, Y.; Zhaoming, L.; Satoh, K.; Kamigaito, M.; Okamoto, Y.; Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 782-791. doi

9) Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Activation of Arenes by a [Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl]-rhodium(III) Acetate Complex
Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 1114-1119. doi

8) Oxidative addition reactions and stereochemistry on rhodium/4,5-bis(2-oxazolinyl)xanthene complexes
Uchimura, H.; Ito, J.; Iwasa, S.; Nishiyama, H.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 481-486. doi

7) A Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation on Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl-Rhodium Complex in Reduction and Oxidative Addition Sequence
Ito, J.; Miyakawa, T.; Nishiyama, H.
Organometallics 2006, 25, 5216-5218. doi

6) 4-Substituted-Phenyl(bisoxazoline)-Rhodium Complexes: Efficiency for Catalytic Asymmetric Reductive Aldol Reaction
Shiomi, T.; Ito, J.; Yamamoto, Y.; Nishiyama, H.
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 5594-5600. doi

5) Efficient Preparation of New Rhodium- and Iridium-[bis(oxazolinyl)-3,5-dimethylphenyl] Complexes by C-H Bond Activation. An Application in Asymmetric Synthesis
Ito, J.; Shiomi, T.; Nishiyama, H.
Adv. Synth. Catal. 2006, 348, 1235-1240. doi

4) Synthesis of Group 8-Group 6 Heterotrimetallic Polyhydrido Complexes Having Only a C5Me5 Group as Auxiliary Ligand
Ito, J.; Shima, T.; Suzuki, H.
Organometallics 2006, 25, 1333-1336. doi

3) Asymmetric Conjugate Reduction of α,β-Unsaturated Ketones and Esters with Chiral Rhodium(2,6-bisoxazolinylphenyl) Catalysts
Kanazawa, Y; Tsuchiya, Y.; Kobayashi, K.; Shiomi, T.; Itoh, J.-I.; Kikuchi, M.; Yamamoto, Y.; Nishiyama, H.
Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 63-71. doi

2) Di- and Trinuclear Polyhydride Complexes Containing Ruthenium and Rhenium. Synthesis, Site Exchange, and H/D Exchange of Hydride Ligands
Ito, J.; Shima, T.; Suzuki, H.
Organometallics 2004, 23, 2447-2460. doi

1) Synthesis, Characterization, and Structure Determination of the Heterobimetallic Polyhydride Complexes (C5Me5)Ru(μ-H)3MH3(C5Me5) (M = Mo, W) Containing  Group VI and Group VIII Metals
Shima, T.; Ito, J. Suzuki, H.
Organometallics 2001, 20, 10-12. doi


Review Articles

9) Ruthenium, [2,6-bis[4,5-dihydro-4-(1-methylethyl)-2-oxazolyl-κN3]pyridine-κN]dichloro(η2-ethene)-, stereoisomer
Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
e-EROS Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Wiley Online Library (2014)

8) Recent Topics of Transfer Hydrogenation
Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Tetrahedron Lett. 2014, 55, 3133-3146. doi

7) Optically Active Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Metal Complexes as Multipotent Catalysts
Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
In "Organometallic Pincer Chemistry" Eds. G. van Koten, D. Milstein, Springer- Verlag, Berline/Heidelberg, Top. Organomet. Chem. 2013, 40, 243-270. [Book Chapters] doi

6) Asymmetric Catalysis Mediated by Optically Active Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Metal Complexes
Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
J. Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn. 2013, 71, 791-803. (written in Japanese) doi

5) Synthetic Utility of Chiral Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Transition-Metal Complexes
Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
Synlett 2012, 23, 509-523. doi

4) Bifunctional Phebox Complexes for Asymmetric Catalysis
Ito, J.; Nishiyama, H.
In "Bifunctional Molecular Catalysis". Eds. T. Ikariya.; M. Shibasaki; Springer-Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg, Top. Organomet. Chem. 2011, 37, 185-205. doi

3) Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Transition-metal Complexes: Asymmetric Catalysis and Some Reactions of the Metals
Nishiyama,H.; Ito, J.
Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 203-212. doi

2) Chiral phenyl-bis(oxazoline) as an efficient auxiliary for asymmetric catalysis
Nishiyama, H.; Ito, J.; Shiomi, T.; Hashimoto, T.; Miyakawa, T.; Kitase, M.
Pure Appl. Chem. 2008, 80, 743-749. doi

1) Bis(oxazolinyl)phenyl Transition Metal Complexes: Synthesis, Asymmetric Catalysis, and Coordination Chemistry
Nishiyama, H.; Ito, J.
Chem. Rec. 2007, 7, 159-166. [Account] doi