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Publication List

4. Y. Tanaka*
Organometallics in Molecular Junctions: Conductance, Functions, and Reactions
Dalton Trans. 2024, 53, in press (DOI: 10.1039/D4DT00668B).

3. Y. Tanaka,* A. Yashiro , M. Akita*
Thermally Stable Monoruthenium Acetylide Radical Species
Synlett 2024, 35, in press (DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1751538).

2. M. Endo, S. Aoyama, Y. Tsuchido, L. Catti,* M. Yoshizawa*
Umbrella-shaped Amphiphiles: Internal Alkylation of an Aromatic Micelle and Its Impact on Cavity Features
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2024, 63, e202404088 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202404088).

1. L. Catti,* S. Aoyama, M. Yoshizawa*
Facile Access to Pyridinium-based Bent Aromatic Amphiphiles: Nonionic Surface Modification of Nanocarbons in Water
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2024, 20, 32-40 (DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.20.5).



11. Y. Hashimoto, Y. Katagiri, Y. Tanaka,* M. Yoshizawa*
Solution-state Mechanochromic Luminescence of Pt(II)-complexes Displayed within Micellar Aromatic Capsules
Chem. Sci. 2023, 14, 14211-14216 (DOI: 10.1039/D3SC04613C).


10. H. Suzuki, Y. Akiyama, M. Yamashina,* Y. Tanaka, S. Toyota*
Transformation of Highly Hydrophobic Triarylphosphines into Amphiphiles via Staudinger Reaction with Hydrophilic Trichlorophenyl Azide
Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 29, e202303017 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202303017).

9. M. Shuto, R. Sumida, M. Yuasa, T. Sawada, M. Yoshizawa*
A Closed Cavity Strategy for Selective Dipeptide Binding by a Polyaromatic Receptor in Water
JACS Au 2023, 3, 2905-2911 (DOI: 10.1021/jacsau.3c00484).


8. E. Tsunekawa, Y. Otsubo, Y. Yamada, A. Ikeda, N. Adachi, M. Kawasaki, A. Takasu, S. Aramaki, T. Senda, S. Sato, S. Yoshida, M. Fujita,* T. Sawada*
X‐ray and Electron Diffraction Observations of Steric Zipper Interactions in Metal-Induced Peptide Cross‐β Nanostructures
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 16160-16165 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c04710).


7. K. Toyama, Y. Tanaka,* M. Yoshizawa*
A Redox-Responsive Ferrocene-based Capsule Displaying Unusual Encapsulation-Induced Charge-Transfer Interactions
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202308331 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202308331).


6. S. Aoyama, L. Catti,* M. Yoshizawa*
Facile Processing of Unsubstituted π-Conjugated Aromatic Polymers through Water-solubilization Using Aromatic Micelles
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62, e202306399 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202306399).


5. Y. Tanaka*
Metal Complex Molecular Junctions as Thermoelectric Devices
Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 29, e202300472 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202300472).


4. Y. Tanaka,* Y. Bae, F. Ogasawara, K. Suzuki, S. Kobayashi, S. Kaneko,* S. Fujii, T. Nishino, M. Akita*
Molecule-Electrode Interfaces Controlled by Bulky Long-Legged Ligands in Organometallic Molecular Wires
Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2023, 10, 2202464 (DOI: 10.1002/admi.202202464).


3. M. Osawa,* S. Soma, H. Kobayashi, Y. Tanaka, M. Hoshino
Near-white Light Emission from Single Crystals of Cationic Dinuclear Gold(I) Complexes with Bridged Diphosphine Ligands
Dalton Trans. 2023, 52, 2956-2965 (DOI: 10.1039/D2DT03785H).

2. M. Yoshizawa,* L. Catti
Aromatic Micelles: toward a Third-Generation of Micelles
Proc. Jpn. Acad., Ser. B 2023, 99, 29-38 (DOI: 10.2183/pjab.99.002).


1. S.-Y. Liu, N. Kishida, J. Kim, N. Fukui, R. Haruki, Y. Niwa, R. Kumai, D. Kim,* M. Yoshizawa,* H. Shinokubo*
Realization of Stacked-Ring Aromaticity in a Water-Soluble Micellar Capsule
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145, 2135-2141 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c08795).



10. S. Park, J. Jang, Y. Tanaka*, H. J. Yoon*
High Seebeck Coefficient Achieved by Multinuclear Organometallic Molecular Junctions
Nano Lett. 2022, 22, 23, 9693-9699 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.2c03974).

9. H. Wagata,* N. Shioiri, Y. Tanaka, R. Yokogawa, A. Ogura
Non-Seed Chemical Bath Deposition of ZnO Films in a Rotating Continuous Flow Reactor with Various Carboxylic Acids and Their Application to Transparent Conductive Films
CrystEngComm 2022, 24, 8294-8302 (DOI: 10.1039/D2CE01136K).

8. Y. Tanaka,* A. Okamoto, S. Fujii, T. Nishino, M. Akita*
A Metal Alkynyl Molecular Wire with PN ligands: Synthesis, Isomerization, Physical Properties and Single-Molecule Conductance
Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2022, 544, 121211 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ica.2022.121211).

7. R. Sumida, T. Matsumoto, T. Yokoi,* M. Yoshizawa*
A Porous Polyaromatic Solid for Vapor Adsorption of Xylene with High Efficiency, Selectivity, and Reusability
Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202202825 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202202825).


6. N. Kishida, Y. Tanaka, M. Yoshizawa*
CH-π Multi-Interaction-Driven Recognition and Isolation of Planar Compounds in a Spheroidal Polyaromatic Cavity
Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202202075 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202202075).


5. M. Ueda, N. Kishida, L. Catti, M. Yoshizawa*
Caged Bulky Organic Dyes in a Polyaromatic Framework and Their Spectroscopic Peculiarities
Chem. Sci. 2022, 13, 8642-8648 (DOI: 10.1039/D2SC02308C).


4. Y. Tanaka,* R. Kawano, M. Akita*
Acene Size-Dependent Transition of The Radical Centers From the Metal to The Acene Parts In Monocationic Dinuclear (Diethynylacene)diyl Complexes
Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202201358 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202201358).

3. L. Catti,* R. Sumida, M. Yoshizawa*
Aqueous Polyaromatic Receptors for Biomolecules with High Selectivity
Coord. Chem. Rev. 2022, 460, 214460 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2022.214460).


2. S. Yoshimoto,* S. Hashiguchi, Y. Maruyama, S. Origuchi, Y. Katagiri, M. Yoshizawa
Nanoreactor Functions of a Water-Soluble Molecular Capsule for Electrochemical Reactions of Fe-Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines
Electrochem. Commun. 2022, 135, 107218 (DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2022.107218).

1. M. Yuasa, R. Sumida, Y. Tanaka, M. Yoshizawa*
Selective Encapsulation and Unusual Stabilization of cis-Isomers by a Spherical Polyaromatic Cavity
Chem. Eur. J. 2022, 28, e202104101 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.202104101).



8. Y. Katagiri, Y. Tsuchida, Y. Matsuo, M. Yoshizawa*
An Adamantane Capsule and its Efficient Uptake of Spherical Guests up to 3 nm in Water
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 21492-21496 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c11021).


7. Y. Hyodo, K. Takahashi, Y. Chitose, M. Abe, M. Yoshizawa, T. Koike,* M. Akita*
Assemblies of 1,4-Bis(diarylamino)naphthalene and Aromatic Amphiphiles: Highly Reducing Photoredox Catalysis in Water
Synlett 2021, 32, A-E (DOI: 10.1055/a-1652-2707).

6. L. Catti, H. Narita, Y. Tanaka, H. Sakai,* T. Hasobe, N. V. Tkachenko,* M. Yoshizawa*
Supramolecular Singlet Fission of Pentacene Dimers within Polyaromatic Capsules
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 9361-9367 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c13172).


5. M. Yamashina,* H. Suzuki, N. Kishida, M. Yoshizawa, S. Toyota*
Synthesis of Azaylide-Based Amphiphiles by Staudinger Reaction
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 17915-17919 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202105094).

4. R. Sumida, Y. Tanaka, K. Niki, Y. Sei, S. Toyota, M. Yoshizawa*
Cyclic Monoterpenes Trapped in a Polyaromatic Capsule: Unusual Selectivity, Isomerization, and Volatility Suppression
Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 9946-9951 (DOI: 10.1039/D1SC01987B).


3. Y. Tsuchida, K. Aratsu, S. Hiraoka, M. Yoshizawa*
An Aromatic Oligomer Micelle: Large Enthalpic Stabilization and Selective Oligothiophene Uptake
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 12754-12758 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202101453).


2. H. Narita, L. Catti, M. Yoshizawa*
An Aromatic Micelle-based Saccharide Cluster with Changeable Fluorescent Color and its Protein Interactions
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 12791-12795 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202102547).


1. K. Kudo, T. Ide,* N. Kishida, M. Yoshizawa*
Preparation of a Multicarbazole-based Nanocapsule Capable of Largely Modulating Guest Spectroscopic Properties in Water
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 10552-10556 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202102043).



10. M. Hanafusa, Y. Tsuchida, K. Matsumoto, K. Kondo, M. Yoshizawa*
Three Host Peculiarities of a Cycloalkane-Based Micelle Toward Large Metal-Complex Guests
Nature Commun. 2020, 11, 6061 (DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19886-4).


9. N. Noto, Y. Hyodo, M. Yoshizawa, T. Koike,* M. Akita*
Transition Metal-Free Supramolecular Photoredox Catalysis in Water: A Phenoxazine Photocatalyst Encapsulated in V-Shaped Aromatic Amphiphiles
ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 14283-14289 (DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c04221).


8. A. Ahmedova,* R. Mihaylova, S. Stoykova, V. Mihaylova, T. Paunova-Krasteva, L. Mihaylov, S. Stoitsova, D. Nihtianova, G. Momekov, D. Momekova, M. Yoshizawa
Enhanced Cellular Uptake of Platinum by a Tetracationic Pt(II) Nanocapsule and its Implications to Cancer Treatment
Eur. J. Pharm. Sci. 2020, 155, 105545 (DOI: 10.1016/j.ejps.2020.105545).

7. T. Tsutsui, L. Catti, K. Yoza, M. Yoshizawa*
An Atropisomeric M2L4 Cage Mixture Displaying Guest-Induced Convergence and Strong Guest Emission in Water
Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 8145-8150 (DOI: 10.1039/D0SC03223A).


6. K. Ito, T. Nishioka, M. Akita, A. Kuzume, K. Yamamoto, M. Yoshizawa*
An Aromatic Micelle with Bent Pentacene-based Panels: Encapsulation of Perylene Bisimide Dyes and Graphene Nanosheets
Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 6752-6757 (DOI: 10.1039/D0SC01748E).


5. N. Kishida, K. Matsumoto, Y. Tanaka, M. Akita, H. Sakurai, M. Yoshizawa*
Anisotropic Contraction of a Polyaromatic Capsule and its Cavity-induced Compression Effect
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 9599-9603 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c02932).


4. H.-S. Lin, S. Okawa, Y. Ma, S. Yotsumoto, C. Lee, S. Tan, S. Manzhos, M. Yoshizawa, S. Chiashi, H. M. Lee, T. Tanaka, H. Kataura, I. Jeon,* Y. Matsuo,* S. Maruyama*
Polyaromatic Nano-tweezers on Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes for the Growth and Interfacing of Lead-Halide Perovskite Crystal Grains in Solar Cells
Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 5125-5133 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c01011).

3. H. Dobashi, L. Catti, Y. Tanaka, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa*
N-Doping of Polyaromatic Capsules: Small Cavity Modification Leads to Large Change in Host-Guest Interactions
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 11881-11885 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202004168).


2. Y. Wang, H. Kai, M. Ishida,* S. Gokulnath, S. Mori, T. Murayama, A. Muranaka, M. Uchiyama, Y. Yasutake, S. Fukatsu, Y. Notsuka, Y. Yamaoka, M. Hanafusa, M. Yoshizawa,* G. Kim, D. Kim,* H. Furuta*
Synthesis of a Black Dye with Absorption Capabilities Across the Visible- to-Near-Infrared Region: A MO-Mixing Approach via Heterometal Coordination of Expanded Porphyrinoid
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 6807-6813 (DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c01824).


1. K. Niki, T. Tsutsui, M. Yamashina, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa*
Recognition and Stabilization of Unsaturated Fatty Acids by a Polyaromatic Receptor
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 10489-10492 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.202003253).

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