• Pentagon-Containing Doublet Graphene Fragments with Edge-Dependent Spin/Charge Distribution

    Z. Gong, Q. Xiang, K. Li, Z. Xu, J. Hu, Y. Ni, S. Sato, and Z. Sun

    Chin. J. Chem. 2022, 21, 2525-2530


  • Single-crystal structure analysis of non-deuterated triglycine sulfate by neutron diffraction at 20 and 298 K: a new disorder model for the 298 K structure

    Y. Terasawa, T. Ohhara, S. Sato, S. Yoshida, and T. Asahi

    Acta Cryst. 2022, E78, in press


  • Structure Analysis of Polyhalogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants by the Crystalline Sponge Method

    J. Chen, T. Kikuchi, K. Takagi, H. Kiyota, K. Adachi, T. Mitsuhashi, and M. Fujita

    Chem. Lett. 2022, 51, 85-87



  • Overcrowded Ethylene-Bridged Nanohoop Dimers: Regioselective Synthesis, Multiconfigurational Electronic States, and Global Hückel/Möbius Aromaticity

    K. Li, Z. Xu, J. Xu, T. Weng, X. Chen, S. Sato, J. Wu, and Z. Sun

    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 20419-20430


  • Giant Optical Anisotropy in High Temperature Superconducting Cuprate Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ

    K. Zhang, M. Matsumoto, K. Nakagawa, A. Matsuda, G. Shino, S. Sato, T. Ikeda, and T. Asahi

    J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 2021, 90, 113702


  • Cycloparaphenylene Double Nanohoop: Structure, Lamellar Packing, and Encapsulation of C60 in the Solid State

    Y. Yang, S. Huangfu, S. Sato, and M. Jurícek

    Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 7943-7948


  • Cycloparaphenylene–Phenalenyl Radical and Its Dimeric Double Nanohoop

    M. Juricek, Y. Yang, O. Blacque, and S. Sato

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 13529-13535 (Highlighted in Swiss Science Concentrates, CHIMIA 2021, 75, 435-436. [10.2533/chimia.2021.435])


  • Chemical Reduction of a Nanosized [6]Cyclo-2,7-naphthylene Macrocycle

    Z. Zhou, Z. Wei, K. Ikemoto, S. Sato, H. Isobe, and M. A. Petrukhina

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 11201-11205


  • Comprehensive Structural Analysis of the Bitter Components in Beer by the HPLC- assisted Crystalline Sponge Method

    Y. Taniguchi, T. Kikuchi, S. Sato, and M. Fujita

    Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 28, e202103339


  • Protein stabilization and refolding in a gigantic self-assembled cage

    D. Fujita, R. Suzuki, Y. Fujii, M. Yamada, T. Nakama, A. Matsugami, F. Hayashi, J.-K. Weng, M. Yagi-Utsumi, and M. Fujita

    Chem 2021, 7, 2672-2683


  • Crystalline Sponge Method: X-ray Structure Analysis of Small Molecules via Post- Orientation within Porous Crystals. Principle and Proof-of-Concept Studies

    N. Zigon, V. Duplan, N. Wada, and M. Fujita

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 25204-25222


  • Absolute Configuration Determination from Low ee Compounds by the Crystalline Sponge Method. Unusual Conglomerate Formation in a Pre‐Determined Crystalline Lattice

    R. Dubey, K. Yan, T. Kikuchi, S. Sairenji, A. Rossen, S. S. Goh, B. L. Feringa, and M. Fujita

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 11809-11813



  • Preferences of Polarity and Chirality in Triglycine Sulfate Crystals by Alanine Ghost

    Y. Terasawa, T. Kikuta, M. Ichiki, S. Sato, K. Ishikawa, and T. Asahi

    J. Phys. Chem. Solids 2020, 151, 109890


  • A Case Study of Stereoisomerism with [6]Cyclo[4]helicenylenes

    T. Matsuno, Y. Yang, Y. Nanjo, H. Isobe, and S. Sato

    Chem. Lett. 2020, 50, 110-112 (Editor's Choice, Inside Cover)


  • Crystalline Naphthylene Macrocycles Capturing Gaseous Small Molecules in Chiral Nanopores

    T. Matsuno, K. Fukunaga, S. Kobayashi, P. Sarkar, S. Sato, T. Ikeda, and H. Isobe

    Chem. Asian J. 2020, 15, 3829-3835


  • Synthesis and stereoisomerism of [n]cyclo-2,9-phenanthrenylene congeners possessing alternating E/Z- and R/S-biaryl linkages

    Y. Yang, Y. Nanjo, H. Isobe, and S. Sato

    Org. Biomol. Chem. 2020, 18, 4949-4955


  • Ineffective OH Pinning of the Flipping Dynamics of a Spherical Guest within a Tight‐Fitting Tube

    T. Matsuno, M. Someya, S. Sato, S. Maeda, and H. Isobe

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 59, 14570-14576


  • Acyclic, Linear Oligo-meta-phenylenes as Multipotent Base Materials for Highly Efficient Single-layer Organic Light-emitting Devices

    A. Yoshii, Y. Onaka, K. Ikemoto, T. Izumi, S. Sato, H. Kita, H. Taka, and H. Isobe

    Chem. Asian J. 2020, 15, 2181-2186


  • A nitrogen-doped nanotube molecule with atom vacancy defects

    K. Ikemoto, S. Yang, H. Naito, M. Kotani, S. Sato, and H. Isobe

    Nature Commun. 2020, 11, 1807


  • Exploiting the Potential of Meroterpenoid Cyclases to Expand the Chemical Space of Fungal Meroterpenoids

    T. Mitsuhashi, L. Barra, Z. Powers, V. Kojasoy, An. Cheng, F. Yang, Y. Taniguchi, T. Kikuchi, M. Fujita, D. J. Tantillo, J. A. Porco Jr., and I. Abe

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 23772-23781


  • X-ray Crystallographic Observation of Chiral Transformations Within a Metal–Peptide Pore

    A. Saito, T. Sawada, and M. Fujita

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 20367-20370


  • Exploiting a C–N bond Forming Cytochrome P450 Monooxygenase for C–S Bond Formation

    I. Morita, T. Mori, T. Mitsuhashi, S. Hoshino, Y. Taniguchi, T. Kikuchi, K. Nagae, N. Nasu, M. Fujita, T. Ohkawa, and I. Abe

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 3988-3993


  • Self-Assembly of Coordination Polyhedra with Highly Entangled Faces Induced by Metal–Acetylene Interactions

    Y. Domoto, M. Abe, T. Kikuchi, and M. Fujita

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 3450-3454


  • Colletofurans A–E, 1-Octyl-1,3-dihydroisobenzofuran Derivatives from Colletotrichum boninense AM-12-2

    N. R. Ariefta, M. Azim, T. Aboshi, T. Koseki, Y. Taniguchi, M. Fujita, and Y. Shiono

    Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 3161-3165



  • Biomimetic Synthesis of Meroterpenoids by Dearomatization-Driven Polycyclization

    Z. Powers, A. Scharf, A. Cheng, F. Yang, M. Himmelbauer, T. Mitsuhashi, L. Barra, Y. Taniguchi, T. Kikuchi, M. Fujita, I. Abe, and J. A. Porco Jr.

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 16141-16146


  • Structural Elucidation of Tenebrathin: Cytotoxic C‑5-Substituted γ‑Pyrone with a Nitroaryl Side Chain from Streptoalloteichus tenebrarius

    S. Hoshino, T. Mitsuhashi, T. Kikuchi, C. P. Wong, H. Morita, T. Awakawa, M. Fujita, and I. Abe

    Org. Lett. 2019, 21, 6519-6522


  • Repeated Evolution of Cytochrome P450-Mediated Spiroketal Steroid Biosynthesis in Plants

    B. Christ, C. Xu, M. Xu, F.-S. Li, N. Wada, A. J. Mitchell, X.-L. Han, M.-L. Wen, M. Fujita, and J.-K. Weng

    Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 3206



  • Crystalline Sponge Method Enabled the Investigation of a Prenyltransferase-terpene Synthase Chimeric Enzyme, Whose Product Exhibits Broadened NMR Signals

    T. Mitsuhashi, T. Kikuchi, S. Hoshino, M. Ozeki, T. Awakawa, S.-P. Shi, M. Fujita, and I. Abe

    Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 5606-5609


  • Desymmetrization of meso-Dibromocycloalkenes through Copper(I)- Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Substitution with Organolithium Reagents

    S. S. Goh, S. Guduguntla, T. Kikuchi, M. Lutz, E. Otten, M. Fujita, and B. L. Feringa

    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 7052-7055


  • Collimonins A–D, Unstable Polyynes with Antifungal or Pigmentation Activities from the Fungus-Feeding Bacterium Collimonas fungivorans Ter331

    K. Kai, M. Sogame, F. Sakurai, N. Nasu, and M. Fujita

    Org. Lett. 2018, 20, 3536-3540


  • Stereospecific Ring Contraction of Bromocycloheptenes through Dyotropic Rearrangements via Nonclassical Carbocation-Anion Pairs

    S. S. Goh, P. A. Champagne, S. Guduguntla, T. Kikuchi, M. Fujita, K. N. Houk, and B. L. Feringa

    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 4986-4990


  • Crystalline Sponge-based Structural Analysis of Crude Natural Product

    N. Wada, R. Kersten, T. Iwai, S. Lee, F. Sakurai, T. Kikuchi, D. Fujita, M. Fujita, and J.-K. Weng

    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 3671-3675