Tokyo Institute of Technology,
Chemical Resources Laboratory, Smart Material Division

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Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science Engineering
Department of Environmental Chemistry Engineering

Michito Yoshizawa

Associate Professor

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 Affiliation & Address
 
Common Division
Chemical Resources Laboratory
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Address:4259-R28, Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-8503, Japan
Phone:+81-45-924-5284 Fax:+81-45-924-5230
E-mail:yoshizawa.m.ac@m.titech.ac.jp

 

 Group Member
 

group photo: 2012.11.28 2012.1.6 2010.8.8 2009.11.18

 
 Profile
 


(B. 1974.4.26)
1997.3 B.S. Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
1999.3 M.S. Tokyo Institute of Technology
2001.6-9 Visiting Researcher, UC San Diego (Host: Prof. J. Siegel)
2002.3 Ph.D. Nagoya University
2001.4-2003.1 JSPS Research Fellow, The University of Tokyo
2003.1-2008.3 Research Associate, The University of Tokyo
2006.6 Visiting Prof., Univ. Louis Pasteur
2006.10-2010.3 JST-PRESTO Researcher
2008.4-present Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2014.6 Visiting Prof., Univ. of Strasbourg

Awards
2003.2 19th Inoue Research Award for Young Scientist
2006.2 18th Sumitomo Chemical Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan
2007.3 56th The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists
2008.2 Univ. of Tokyo GCOE Lectureship Award (Host: Prof. E. Dalcanale)
2010.4 The Young Scientists' Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
2012.2 3rd Thomson Reuters Research Front Award
2012.4 Taiwan CRPC Lectureship Award (Host: Prof. S.-S. Sun)

Research Story

 
 List of Publications
 
  • K. Hagiwara, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    An Aqueous Molecular Tube with Polyaromatic Frameworks Capable of Binding Fluorescent Dyes
    Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, in press.

  • K. Yazaki, Y. Sei, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
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    Nature Commun., 2014, 5, in press.

  • K. Kondo, A. Suzuki, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Micellar Polyaromatic Capsules: Enhanced Emissive Properties via Shell-Functionalization
    Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2014, in press.

  • M. Yamashina, Y. Sei, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Safe Storage of Radical Initiators within a Polyaromatic Nanocapsule
    Nature Commun., 2014, 5, 4662.
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  • N. Kishi, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Selective Host-Guest Interactions of a Transformable Coordination Capsule/Tube with Fullerenes
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 3604-3607.
  • pub12

  • Z. Li, Y. Sei, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    A Solvato-Fluorochromic Macrocycle of Multiple Anthracene Fluorophores in Close Proximity
    Chem. Asian J., 2014, 9, 1016-1019.
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  • M. Yoshizawa, J. K. Klosterman
    Molecular Architectures of Mult-Anthracene Assemblies
    Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43, 1885-1898.
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  • N. Kishi, M. Akita, M. Kamiya, S. Hayashi, H.-F. Hsu, M. Yoshizawa
    Facile Catch and Release of Fullerenes Using a Photoresponsive Molecular Tube
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 12976-12979.
  • pub10

  • A. Suzuki, K. Kondo, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Atroposelective Self-Assembly of a Molecular Capsule from Amphiphilic Anthracene Trimers
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 8120-8123.
  • pub09

  • S. S. Babu, M. J. Hollamby, J. Aimi, H. Ozawa, A. Saeki, S. Seki, K. Kobayashi, K. Hagiwara, M. Yoshizawa, H. Moehwald, T. Nakanishi
    Nonvolatile Liquid Anthracenes for Facile Full-Colour Luminescence Tuning at Single Blue-Light Excitation
    Nature Commun., 2013, 4, 1969 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2969)

  • M. Yoshizawa
    Coordination Nanocages for Engineering Discrete Aromatic Stacks (Chapter 4)
    Metal-Molecular Assembly for Functional Materials, Springer, 2013, 29-39.

  • N. Kishi, Z. Li, Y. Sei, M. Akita, K. Yoza, J. S. Siegel, M. Yoshizawa
    Wide-Ranging Host Capability of a Pd(II)-Linked M2L4 Molecular Capsule with an Anthracene Shell
    Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 6313-6320.
  • pub08

  • K. Yazaki, N. Kishi, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    A Bowl-Shaped Organic Host Using Bispyridine Ligands: Selective Encapsulation of Carbonyl Guests in Water
    Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1630-1632.
  • pub07

  • K. Kondo, A. Suzuki, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Micelle-like Molecular Capsules with Anthracene Shells as Photoactive Hosts
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 2308-2312.
  • pub06

  • Z. Li, H. Ishizuka, Y. Sei, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Extended Fluorochromism of Anthracene Trimers with a meta-Substituted Triphenylamine or Triphenylphosphine Core
    Chem. Asian J., 2012, 7, 1789-1794.
  • pub05

  • Z. Li, N. Kishi, K. Yoza, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Isostructural M2L4 Molecular Capsules with Anthracene Shells: Synthesis, Crystal Structures, and Fluorescent Properties
    Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 8358-8365.
  • pub04

  • K. Hagiwara, Y. Sei, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    A Tubular Macrocycle from Covalently Linked Anthracenes and meta-Phenylene Spacers
    Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 7678-7680 (selected as back cover).
  • pub03

  • Z. Li, N. Kishi, K. Hasegawa, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    Highly Fluorescent M2L4 Molecular Capsules with Anthracene Shells
    Chem. Commun., 2011, 74, 8605-8607.
  • pub02

  • N. Kishi, Z. Li, K. Yoza, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    An M2L4 Molecular Capsule with an Anthracene Shell: Encapsulation of Large Guests up to 1 nm
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 11438-11441.
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  • S. Hikichi, C. Kobayashi, M. Yoshizawa, M. Akita
    "Tuning the Stability and Reactivity of Metal-bound Alkylperoxide by Remote Site Substitution of the Ligand"
    Chem. Asian J., 2010, 5, 2086-2692.

  • Y. Yamauchi, Y. Hanaoka, M. Yoshizawa, M. Akita, T. Ichikawa, M. Yoshio, T. Kato, M. Fujita
    "m × n Stacks of Discrete Aromatic Stacks in Solution"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 9555-9557.

  • M. Yoshizawa, M. Fujita
    "Development of Unique Chemical Phenomena within Nanometer-sized, Self-Assembled Coordination Hosts"
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2010, 83, 609-618.

  • Y. Yamauchi, M. Yoshizawa, M. Akita, M. Fujita
    "Engineering Double to Quintuple Stacks of a Polarized Aromatic in Confined Cavities"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 960-966.

  • J. Iwasa, K. Ono, M. Fujita, M. Akita, M. Yoshizawa
    "Switchable trans-cis Interconversion of an Amphiphilic Anthracene Trimer"
    Chem. Commun., 2009, 5746-5748.

  • K. Ono, J. K. Klosterman, M. Yoshizawa, K. Sekiguchi, T. Tahara, M. Fujita
    "ON/OFF Red Emission from Azaporphine in a Coordination Cage in Water"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 12526-12527.

  • Y. Yamauchi, M. Yoshizawa, M. Akita, M. Fujita
    "Discrete Stack of an Odd Number of Polarized Aromatic Compounds Revealing the Importance of Net vs. Local Dipoles"
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 2009, 106, 10435-10437.
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  • Y. Furutani, H. Kandori, M. Kawano, K. Nakabayashi, M. Yoshizawa, M. Fujita
    "In situ Spectroscopic, Electrochemical, and Theoretical Studies on the Photoinduced Host-Guest Electron Transferthat Precedes Unusual Host-Mediated Alkane Photooxidation"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 4764-4768.

  • T. Sawada, M. Yoshizawa, S. Sato, M. Fujita
    "Minimal Nucleotide Duplex Formation in Water through Enclathration in Self-Assembled Hosts"
    Nature Chem., 2009, 1, 53-56 (highlighted in Nature Chem., 2009, 1, "News and Views")
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  • K. Ono, M. Yoshizawa, M. Akita, T. Kato, Y. Tsunobuchi, S. Ohkoshi, M. Fujita
    "Spin Crossover by Encapsulation"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 2782-2783.
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  • M. Yoshizawa, J. K. Klosterman, M. Fujita
    "Functional Molecular Flasks: New Properties and Reactions within Discrete, Self-Assembled Hosts"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 3418-3438.
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  • Y. Yamauchi, M. Yoshizawa, M. Fujita
    "Engineering Stacks of Aromatic Rings by the Interpenetration of Self-Assembled Coordination Cages"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 5832-5833 (highlighted in Nature Chem., 2008: "Research Highlights").
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  • K. Ono, M. Yoshizawa, T. Kato, M. Fujita
    "Three-Metal-Center Spin Interactions through the Intercalation of Metal Azaporphines and Porphines into an Organic Pillared Coordination Box"
    Chem. Commun., 2008, 2328-2330 (selected as "Hot Paper" and highlighted in Synfacts).
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  • M. Fujita, M. Yoshizawa
    "New Properties and Reactions in Self-assembled M6L4 Coordination Cages"
    Modern Supramolecular Chemistry: Strategies for Macrocycle Synthesis, Wiley-VCH, 2008, 277-313.

  • Y. Nishioka, T. Yamaguchi, M. Yoshizawa, M. Fujita
    "Unusual [2+4] and [2+2] Cycloadditions of Arenes in the Confined Cavity of Self-Assembled Cages"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 7000-7001.

  • M. Yoshizawa, M. Tamura, M. Fujita
    "Chirality Enrichment via the Hetero-Recognition of Enantiomers in an Achiral Coordination Host"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 3874-3876.

  • K. Ono, M. Yoshizawa, T. Kato, K. Watanabe, M. Fujita
    "Porphine Dimeric Assembly in Organic-Pillared Coordination Cages"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 1803-1806 (selected as "Very Important Paper" and Inside Cover).
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  • M. Yoshizawa, M. Tamura, M. Fujita
    "Diels-Alder in Aqueous Molecular Hosts: Unusual Regioselectivity and Efficient Catalysis"
    Science 2006, 312, 251-254.

  • M. Victor, M. Yoshizawa, M. Kawano, M. Fujita
    "Control of Molecular Interactions by the Hollow of Coordination Cages"
    Dalton Trans., 2006, 2750-2756.

  • M. Yoshizawa, N. Sato, M. Fujita
    "Selective Enclathration of Linear Alkanols by a Self-Assembled Coordination Cage. Application to the Catalytic Wacker Oxidation of w-Alkenols"
    Chem. Lett. 2005, 34, 1392-1393.

  • M. Yoshizawa, K. Kumazawa, M. Fujita
    "Room-Temperature and Solution-State Observation of the Mixed-Valence Cation Radical Dimer of Tetrathiafulvalene, [(TTF)2]+・, within a Self-Assembled Cage "
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 13456-13457.

  • M. Yoshizawa, K. Ono, K. Kumazawa, T. Kato, and M. Fujita
    "Metal-Metal d-d Interaction through the Discrete Stacking of Mononuclear M(II) Complexes (M = Pt, Pd, and Cu) within an Organic-Pillared Coordination Cage"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 10800-10801.

  • M. Yoshizawa, M. Nagao, K. Kumazawa, M. Fujita
    "Side Chain-Directed Complementary cis-Coordination of Two Pyridines on Pd(II): Selective Multicomponent Assembly of Square-, Rectangular-, and Trigonal Prism-Shaped Molecules"
    J. Organomet. Chem. 2005, 690/23, 5383-5388 (special issue: organometallic chemistry - the next generation).

  • M. Yoshizawa, T. Kusukawa, M. Kawano, T. Ohhara, I. Tanaka, K. Kurihara, N. Niimura, M. Fujita
    "Endohedral Clusterization of Ten Water Molecules into a "Molecular Ice" within the Hydrophobic Pocket of a Self-Assembled Cage"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 2798-2799.

  • K. Kumazawa, M. Yoshizawa, H.-B. Liu, Y. Kamikawa, M. Moriyama, T. Kato, M. Fujita
    "An Efficient Ionization Method of Electrospray Mass Spectrometry: The Development of Aromatic-Cored Matrix That Wraps Labile Metal Complexes via Molecular Recognition"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 2519-2524 (selected as "VIP Paper").

  • M. Yoshizawa, J. Nakagawa, K. Kumazawa, M. Nagao, M. Kawano, T. Ozeki, M. Fujita
    "Discrete Stacking of Large Aromatic Molecules within Organic-Pillared Coordination Cages"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 1810-1813.

  • M. Yoshizawa, M. Fujita
    "A Self-Assembled Coordination Cage as a Molecular Flask"
    Pure Appl. Chem. 2005, 77, 1107-1112.

  • K. Nakabayashi, M. Kawano, M. Yoshizawa, S. Ohkoshi, M. Fujita
    "Cavity-Induced Spin-Spin Interaction between Organic Radicals within a Self-Assembled Coordination Cage"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 16694-16695.

  • K. Kumazawa, Y. Yamanoi, M. Yoshizawa, T. Kusukawa, M. Fujita
    "A Palladium(II)-Clipped Aromatic Sandwich "
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 5936-5940.

  • M. Yoshizawa, S. Miyagi, M. Kawano, K. Ishiguro, M. Fujita
    "Alkane Oxidation via Photochemical Excitation of a Self-Assembled Molecular Cage"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 9172-9173.

  • M. Yoshizawa, M. Tamura, M. Fujita
    "AND/OR Bimolecular Recognition"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 6846-6847.

  • T. Okano, M. Chokai, M. Hiraishi, M. Yoshizawa, T. Kusukawa, M. Fujita
    "Phenyl trifluorovinyl sulfide: a radical acceptor for preparation of gem-difluoromethylene compounds"
    Tetrahedron 2004, 60(18), 4031-4035.

  • J. C. Loren, M. Yoshizawa, R. Haldiman, A. Linden, J. S. Siegel
    "Synthetic Approaches to a Molecular Borromean Link: Two-Ring Threading with poly-Pyridine Templates"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 5702-5705.

  • M. Yoshizawa, M. Nagao, K. Umemoto, K. Biradha, M. Fujita, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi
    "Side Chain-Directed Assembly of Triangular Molecular Panels into Tetrahedron vs. Open Cone"
    Chem. Commun. 2003, 1808 -1809 (selected as "Hot Paper").

  • M. Yoshizawa, Y. Takeyama, T. Okano, M. Fujita
    "Cavity-Directed Synthesis within a Self-Assembled Coordination Cage: Highly Selective [2+2] Cross Photodimerization of Olefins"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 3243-3247 (highlighted in Nature2003, 423, 394: "News and Views").

  • M. Yoshizawa, Y. Takeyama, T. Kusukawa, M. Fujita
    "Cavity-Directed, Highly Stereoselective [2+2] Photodimerization of Olefins within Self-Assembled Coordination Cages"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 1347-1349.

  • W.-Y. Sun, M. Yoshizawa, T. Kusukawa, M. Fujita
    "Multicomponent matal-ligand self-assembly"
    Current Opinion in Chemical Biology 2002, 6, 757-764.

  • S. Hikichi, Y. Sasakura, M. Yoshizawa, Y. Ohzu, Y. Moro-oka, M. Akita
    "Selective Synthesis, Characterization, and Configurational Flexibility of the Coordinatively Unsaturated Metal Center of Half-Sandwich Type Complexes with the Less-Hindered Hydrotris(3,5-dimethyl-4-X-1-pyrazolyl)borate Ligands [TpMe2,XMII(k2-O,O-L)] (M = Ni, Co; L = NO3, OAc; X = Me, H, Br)"
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2002, 1255-1262.

  • M. Yoshizawa, T. Kusukawa, M. Fujita, S. Sakamoto, K. Yamaguchi
    "Cavity-Directed Synthesis of Labile Silanol Oligomers within Self-Assembled Coordination Cages"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 10454-10459.

  • S. Hikichi, M. Yoshizawa, Y. Sasakura, H. Komatsuzaki, Y. Moro-oka, M. Akita
    "Structural Characterization and Intramolecular Aliphatic C-H Oxidation Ability of M(III)(m-O)2M(III) Complexes of Ni and Co with Hydrotris(3,5-dialkylpyrazolyl)borate Ligands TpMe2,X (X= Me, H, Br) and TpiPr2."
    Chem. Eur. J. 2001, 7, 5011-5028.

  • T. Kusukawa, M. Yoshizawa, M. Fujita
    "Probing Guest Geometry and Dynamics through Host-Guest Interactions"
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 1879-1884.

  • S. Sakamoto, M. Yoshizawa, T. Kusukawa, M. Fujita, K. Yamaguchi
    "Characterization of Encapsulated Supramolecules by Using CSI-MS with Ionization-Promoting Reagents"
    Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 1601-1604.

  • M. Fujita, K. Umemoto, M. Yoshizawa, N. Fujita, T. Kusukawa, K. Biradha
    "Molecular Paneling via Coordination"
    Chem. Commun. 2001, 509-518.

  • M. Yoshizawa, T. Kusukawa, M. Fujita, K. Yamaguchi
    "Ship-in-a-Bottle Synthesis of Otherwise Labile Cyclic Trimers of Siloxanes in a Self-Assembled Coordination Cage"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 6311-6312.

  • S. Hikichi, M. Yoshizawa, Y. Sasakura, H. Komatsuzaki, M. Akita, Y. Moro-oka
    "Oxygenation of Saturated Hydrocarbyl Groups in the Dinuclear Ni(III) Bis(m-oxo) Complexes with the Hydrotris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands TpR (R = Me3 and Pri2)"
    Chem. Lett. 1999, 979-980.

  • S. Hikichi, M. Yoshizawa, Y. Sasakura, M. Akita, Y. Moro-oka
    "First Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Dinuclear M(III) Bis(m-oxo) Complexes of Nickel and Cobalt with Hydrotris(pyrazolyl)borate Ligand"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 10567-10568.

  • A. Fukuoka, T. Nagano, S. Furuta, M. Yoshizawa, M. Hirano, S. Komiya
    "Tail-to-Tail Dimerization of Acrylonitorile Catalyzed by Low-Valent Ruthenium Complexes"
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 1998, 71, 1409-1415.
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