Publications (Original Papers)

1974-1980

(1) The New Michael Reaction.
K. Narasaka, K. Soai and T. Mukaiyama
Chem. Lett., 1974, 1223.
(2) The Michael Reaction of Silyl Enol Ethers with a,b-Unsaturated Ketones and Acetals in the Presence of Titanium Tetraalkoxide and Titanium Tetrachloride.
K. Narasaka, K. Soai, Y. Aikawa and T. Mukaiyama
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1976, 49, 779.
(3) New Synthetic Reaction Based on 1-Methyl-2-fluoropyridinium salts. Stereospecific Preparation of Primary Amines from Alcohols.
K. Hojo, S. Kobayashi, K. Soai, S. Ikeda and T. Mukaiyama
Chem. Lett., 1977, 635.
(4) Enantioface-Differentiating (Asymmetric) Addition of Alkyllithium to Aldehydes by Using (2S, 2'S)-2-Hydroxymethyl-1-[(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methyl]pyrrolidine as a Chiral Ligand.
T. Mukaiyama, K. Soai and S. Kobayashi
Chem. Lett., 1978, 219.
(5) Effects of Solvents on the Enantioface-Differentiating (Asymmetric) Addition of Butyllithium to Benzaldehyde Using (2S, 2'S)-2-Hydroxymethyl-1-[(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methyl]pyrrolidine as Chiral Ligand.
K. Soai and T. Mukaiyama
Chem. Lett., 1978, 491
(6) Enantioface-Differentiating (Asymmetric) Addition of Dialkylmagnesium to Aldehydes by Using the Lithium salt of (2S, 2'S)-2-Hydroxymethyl-1-[(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methyl]pyrrolidine as a Chiral Ligand.
T. Sato, K. Soai, K. Suzuki and T. Mukaiyama
Chem. Lett., 1978, 601-604.
(7) Enantioface-Differentiating (Asymmetric) Addition of Alkyllithium and Dialkylmagnesium to Aldehydes by Using (2S, 2'S)-2-Hydroxymethyl-1-[(1-alkylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methyl]pyrrolidines as Chiral Ligands.
T. Mukaiyama, K. Soai, T. Sato, H. Shimizu and K. Suzuki
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1979, 101, 1455-1460.
(8) Enantioselective Addition of Acetylene to Aldehyde. Preparation of Optically Active Alkynyl Alcohols.
T. Mukaiyama, K. Suzuki, K. Soai and T. Sato
Chem. Lett., 1979, 447-448.
(9) Enantioface-Differentiating Reactions Using (2S, 2'S)-2-Hydroxymethyl-1-[(1-alkyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)methyl] pyrrolidines as Chiral Ligands. Addition of Lithium Derivatives of Methyl Phenyl Sulfide, Acetonitrile, N-Nitrosodimethylamine, and 2-Methylthiothiazoline to Aldehyde.
K. Soai and T. Mukaiyama
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1979, 52, 3371-3376.
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1981-1985

(10) Highly Stereoselective Asymmetric synthesis of (R )-(?)-Mevalolactone.
E. L. Eliel and K. Soai
Tetrahedron Lett., 1981, 2859-2862.
(11) A Facile One-pot Synthesis of N-Substituted Phthalimides Using a Catalytic Amount of Crown Ether.
K. Soai, A. Ookawa and K. Kato
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1982, 55 , 1671-1672.
(12) Sodium Borohydride-t-Butyl Alcohol-Methanol as an Efficient system for the Selective Reduction of Esters.
K. Soai, H. Oyamada and A. Ookawa
Synth. Commun., 1982,12, 463-467.
(13) A Novel Procedure for the Reduction of Epoxides with Sodium Borohydride.
K. Soai, A. Ookawa, H. Oyamada and M. Takase
Heterocycles, 1982,19, 1371-1374.
(14) Unusual Effect of a Mixed Solvent on the Asymmetric Reduction of Chiral a-Keto-amides with Sodium Borohydride.
K. Soai, K. Komiya, Y. Shigematsu, H. Hasegawa and A. Ookawa
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1982, 1282-1283.
(15) Effect of Tertiary Amines on Diastereoselectivity of the Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of n-Butyllithium to a,b-Unsaturated Amide Derived from (S)-Proline.
K. Soai, A. Ookawa and Y. Nohara
Synth. Commun., 1983, 13, 27-34.
(16) Reaction of 3-Acylthiazolidine-2-thione with Thiols; Preparation of Thiol Esters
K. Soai, H. Hayashi and A. Ookawa
J. Chem. Res. (S)., 1983, 20.
(17) Novel Functional Group Selectivity in the Reductions with Lithium Borohydride in Mixed Solvents Containing Methanol.
K. Soai, A. Ookawa and H. Hayashi
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1983, 668-669.
(18) Asymmetric Reduction of Alkyl Aryl Ketones with Lithium Borohydride Using N-Benzoylcysteine as Chiral Ligand.
K. Soai, T. Yamanoi, and H. Oyamada
Chem. Lett., 1984, 251-254.
(19) A Chemoselective One-step Reduction of b-Ketoesters to 1,3-Diols.
K. Soai and H. Oyamada
Synthesis, 1984, 605-607.
(20) N,N'-Dibenzoylcystine as an Efficient Chiral Auxiliary for Asymmetric Reduction of Ketones with Lithium Borohydride.
K. Soai, H. Oyamada and T. Yamanoi
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1984, 413-414.
(21) Practical Procedure for the Chemoselective Reduction of Esters by Sodium Borohydride. Effect of the Slow Addition of Methanol.
K. Soai, H. Oyamada, M. Takase and A. Ookawa
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1984, 57, 1948-1953.
(22) The Preparation of N -Protected Amino Alcohols and N-Protected Peptide Alcohol by the Reduction of the Corresponding Ester with Sodium Borohydride. An Improved Procedure Involving a Slow Addition of a Small Amount of methanol.
K. Soai, H. Oyamada and M. Takase
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1984, 57, 2327-2328.
(23) Diastereoselective Asymmetric Allylation of Chiral a-Keto-amides with Allyltrimethylsilane. Preparation of Protected Homoallylic Alcohols.
K. Soai and M. Ishizaki
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1984, 1016-1017.
(24) Synthesis of 1,3-Thiazolidine-2-thione and (4R)-Methoxy-carbonyl-1,3-thiazolidine-2-thione using N,N'-Thiocarbonyldiimidazole.
K. Soai and M. Ishizaki
Heterocycles, 1984, 22, 2827-2828.
(25) Asymmetric Reduction of Prochiral 3-Aryl-3-oxoesters with Lithium Borohydride using N,N '-Dibenzoylcystine as a Chiral Auxiliary.
K.Soai, T.Yamanoi, H.Hikima, and H.Oyamada
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1985, 138-139.
(26) Diastereoselective Reduction of Chiral a-Ketoamides Derived from (S)-Proline Esters with Sodium Borohydride. Preparation of Optically Active a-Hydroxy Acids.
K. Soai and H. Hasegawa,
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1985, 769-772.
(27) Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Grignard Reagents in the Presence of tertiary Amines to a,b-Unsaturated Amide Derived from (S)-2- (1-Hydroxy-1-methylethyl)pyrrolidine or (S)-Prolinol.
K. Soai, H. Machida, and A. Ookawa
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1985, 469-470.
(28) Stereoselectivity in the Reduction of Cyclic Ketones with Sodium Borohydride. Effect of the Ratio of the Component of a Mixed Solvent of Tetrahydrofuran and Methanol.
K. Soai and K. Ohi
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1985, 58, 1601-1602.
(29) Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Halohydrins and Oxiranes by Enantioselective Reduction of Prochiral a-Haloketones with Chirally Modified Lithium Borohydride.
K. Soai, T. Yamanoi, and H. Hikima
J. Organometal. Chem., 1985, 290, C23-C25.
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1986-1990

(30) Chemoselective Reduction of Diaryl Disulfides to Thiols with Sodium Borohydride in Mixed Solvent Containing Methanol.
A. Ookawa, S. Yokoyama, and K. Soai
Synth. Commun., 1986, 16, 819-825.
(31) Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Organometallic Reagents in the Presence of tertiary-Amines to Chiral a,b-Unsaturated Amido Carboxylic Acids. Addition Order of Reagents as an Unprecedented Factor of the Determination of the Sense of Asymmetric Induction.
K. Soai and A. Ookawa
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1986, 759-764.
(32) Highly Stereospecific Arylation of (S)-Proline and Complementary Highly Diastereoselective Reduction of a-Amino Ketone. Asymmetric Synthesis of (1S, 2'S) - and (1R, 2'S)-Phenyl-(2'-pyrrolidinyl)methanol.
K. Soai and A. Ookawa
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1986, 412-413.
(33) Synthesis of (2S, 5S)-2,5-Bis(phenylmethyl)piperazine by the Reduction with Sodium Borohydride using Titanium tetrachloride.
K. Soai, H. Hayashi, and H. Hasegawa
Heterocycles, 1986, 24, 1287-1289.
(34) Asymmetric Synthesis of 2-Aryl Substituted Oxetanes by Enantioselective Reduction of b-Halogenoketones using Lithium Borohydride modified with N,N',-Dibenzoylcystine.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, T. Yamanoi, H. Hikima, and M. Ishizaki
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1986, 1018-1019.
(35) Asymmetric Synthesis of Functionalized Tertiary Homoallyl Alcohols by Diastereoselective Allylation of Chiral a-Keto Amides Derived from (S)-Proline Esters. Control of Stereochemistry Based on Saturated Coordination of Lewis Acid.
K. Soai and M. Ishizaki
J. Org. Chem., 1986, 51, 3290-3295.
(36) Mixed Solvents Containing Methanol as Useful Reaction Media for Unique Chemoselective Reductions with Lithium Borohydride.
K. Soai and A. Ookawa
J. Org. Chem., 1986, 51, 4000-4005.
(37) Asymmetric Synthesis of the Both Enantiomers of a-Hydroxy Acids by the Diastereoselective Reduction of Chiral a-Keto Amides with (Complex) Metal Hydrides in the Presence of Metallic Salt.
K. Soai, Y. Isoda, H. Hasegawa, and M. Ishizaki
Chem. Lett., 1986, 1897-1900.
(38) Reduction of Azides to Amines by Sodium Borohydride in Tetrahydrofuran with Dropwise Addition of Methanol.
K. Soai, S. Yokoyama, and A. Ookawa
Synthesis, 1987, 48-49.
(39) Chemo- and Regioselective Reduction of Epoxides with Sodium Borohydride in Mixed Solvent Containing Methanol.
A. Ookawa, H. Hiratsuka, and K. Soai
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1987, 60 , 1813-1817.
(40) Asymmetric Synthesis of the Both Enantiomers of Tertiary Aryl Homoallyl Alcohols and Diols by Diastereoselective Addition of Allyltrimethylsilane to Chiral a-Keto Imides.
K. Soai, M. Ishizaki, and S. Yokoyama
Chem. Lett., 1987, 341-344.
(41) Complementary Catalytic Asymmetric Induction in Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehyde.
K. Soai, A. Ookawa, K. Ogawa, and T. Kaba
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1987, 467-468.
(42) Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active threo - and erythro -Pyrrolidinylbenzyl Alcohol by the Highly Stereospecific Arylation of (S)-Proline and the Subsequent Highly Diastereoselective Reduction of the a-Amino Ketone.
A. Ookawa and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1987, 1465-1471.
(43) Asymmetric Synthesis of Pyridylethanols and Amino Alcohols by Enantioselective Reduction with Lithium Borohydride Modified with N,N' -Dibenzoylcystine.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, and T. Kobayashi
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1987, 801-802.
(44) Reduction of Symmetric and Mixed Anhydrides of Carboxylic Acids by Sodium Borohydride with Dropwise Addition of Methanol.
K. Soai, S. Yokoyama, and K. Mochida
Synthesis, 1987, 647-648.
(45) Asymmetric Conjugate Addition to Unsaturated Chiral Amido Alcohols Using Grignard Reagents Coordinated with Tertiary Amines or DBU. Preparation of Optically Active 3-Substituted Carboxylic Acids and (S)-(?)-Citronellol.
K. Soai, H. Machida, and N. Yokota
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1 , 1987, 1909-1914.
(46) Asymmetric Synthesis Using Chiral Piperezine. I. Asymmetric Synthesis of 2-Substituted Alcohol and Carboxylic Acid by Diastereoselective Alkylation of Chiral Diamides Derived from Piperazines.
K. Soai, H. Hayashi, A. Shinozaki, H. Umebayashi, and Y. Yamada
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1987, 60, 3450-3452.
(47) Catalytic Asymmetric Induction. Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aldehydes Using Chiral Pyrrolidinylmethanols and Their Metal Salts.
K. Soai, A. Ookawa, T. Kaba, and K. Ogawa
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1987, 109, 7111-7115.
(48) Chiral Piperazine as a New Chiral Catalyst for the Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aryl Aldehydes.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, Y. Yamada and H. Inoue
Tetrahedron Lett., 1987, 28, 4841-4842.
(49) A New Chiral Catalyst for the Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzinc Reagents to Aliphatic Aldehydes.
K. Soai, S. Yokoyama, K. Ebihara, and T. Hayasaka
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1987, 1690-1691.
(50) Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehydes Catalyzed by Chiral Diamino-diols Derived from Ephedrine.
K. Soai, M. Nishi, and Y. Ito
Chem. Lett., 1987, 2405-2406.
(51) Convenient Method for the Chemoselective and Regioselective Reduction of Oxiranes with Sodium Borohydride in Single Solvent.
A. Ookawa, M. Kitade, and K. Soai
Heterocycles , 1988, 27, 213-216.
(52) Polymer-Bound Ephedrine as an Efficient Chiral Catalyst for the Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aldehydes.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, and M. Watanabe
J. Org. Chem., 1988, 53, 927-928.
(53) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Alkyl Substituted Lactones by Enantioselective and Chemoselective Alkylation of Formylesters with Dialkylzincs Using N,N -Dibutylnorephedrine.
K. Soai, S. Yokoyama, T. Hayasaka, and K. Ebihara
Chem. Lett., 1988, 843-846.
(54) Catalytic Asymmetric Induction in Enantioselective Conjugate Addition of Dialkylzincs to Enones.
K. Soai, S. Yokoyama, T. Hayasaka, and K. Ebihara
J. Org. Chem., 1988, 53, 4148-4149.
(55) Catalytic Enantioselective Conjugate Addition of Dialkylzincs to a,b-Unsaturated Ketones Using Nickel Bromide-N,N -Dibutylnorephedrine.
K. Soai, T. Hayasaka, S. Ugajin, and S. Yokoyama
Chem. Lett., 1988, 1571-1572.
(56) Polymer-bound N -Alkylnorephedrines as Efficient Chiral Catalysts for the Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Both Aromatic and Aliphatic Aldehydes.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, and M. Watanabe
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1989, 109-113.
(57) Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active b-Substituted Ketones by Highly Enantioselective Catalytic Conjugate Addition of Dialkylzinc Reagents to Enones using Catalyst System of Nickel (II) - Chiral Ligand - Achiral Ligand in Acetonitrile/Toluene.
K. Soai, T. Hayasaka, and S. Ugajin
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1989, 516-517.
(58) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Hydroxyketones by Chemo- and Enantio-selective Alkylation of Ketoaldehydes.
K. Soai, M. Watanabe, and M. Koyano
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1989, 534-536.
(59) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Alkynyl Alcohols.
K. Soai and S. Niwa
Chem. Lett., 1989, 481-484.
(60) Synthesis of Hydroxy Ketones by Chemoselective Alkylation of Keto Aldehydes with Dialkylzincs Catalyzed by Amino Alcohol, Diamine, or Dilithium Salt of Piperazine.
K. Soai, M. Watanabe, and M. Koyano
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1989, 62 , 2124-2125.
(61) Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Pyridinecarbaldehyde in the Presence of Chiral Aminoalcohols: Asymmetric Synthesis of Pyridylalkyl Alcohols.
K. Soai, H. Hori, and S. Niwa
Heterocycles, 1989, 29 , 2065-2067.
(62) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of 2- and 3-Furylcarbinols.
K. Soai, Y. Kawase, and S. Niwa
Heterocycles , 1989, 29 , 2219-2223.
(63) Chiral Quaternary Ammonium Salts as Solid State Catalysts for the Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehydes.
K. Soai and M. Watanabe
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1990, 43-44.
(64) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Alkynyl Alcohols by Enantioselective Alkynylation of Aldehydes and by Enantioselective Alkylation of Alkynyl Aldehydes.
S. Niwa and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1990, 937-943.
(65) Asymmetric Synthesis of Alcohols with Two Chiral Centres from a Racemic Aldehyde by the Selective Addition of Dialkylzinc Reagents Using (1S, 2R)-(-)-N, N-Dibutylnorephedrine and (S)-(+)-Diphenyl-(1-methylpyrrolidine-2-yl) methanol as Chiral Catalysts.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, and T. Hatanaka
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1990, 709-711.
(66) Highly Diastereoselective 1,2-Asymmetric Addition of Dialkylzincs to Chiral 2-Phenylpropanal Catalyzed by Amino Alcohol.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, and T. Hatanaka
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1990, 63, 2129-2130.
(67) Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aldehydes Using Heterogeneous Chiral Catalysts Immobilized on Alumina and Silica Gel.
K. Soai, M. Watanabe, and A. Yamamoto
J. Org. Chem., 1990, 55, 4832-4835.
(68) Asymmetric Self-catalytic Reaction. Self-production of Chiral 1-(3-Pyridyl)alkanols as Chiral Self-catalysts in the Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzinc Reagents to Pyridine-3-carbaldehyde.
K. Soai, S. Niwa, and H. Hori
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1990, 982-983.
(69) Enantioselective Furylation of Prochiral Aldehydes by Difurylzinc in the Presence of Chiral Amino Alcohol: Asymmetric Synthesis of 2-Furylmethanols.
K. Soai and Y. Kawase
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1990, 3214-3215.
(70) Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of Optically Active Hydroxyaldehydes Using a Chiral Catalyst.
K. Soai, H. Hori, and M. Kawahara
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry , 1990, 1, 769-720.
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1991-1995

(71) Enantioselective Conjugate Addition of Diethylzinc to Enones Using Chiral b-Aminoalcohol as Chiral Catalyst or Ligand.
K.Soai, M. Okudo, and M. Okamoto
Tetrahedron Lett., 1991, 32 , 95-96.
(72) Highly Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehydes Catalyzed by Chiral s-Amino-t -alcohols.
K. Soai, M. Watanabe, A. Yamamoto, and T. Yamashita
J. Mol. Cat. , 1991, 64, L27-L30.
(73) New Polymer Bound Chiral Catalyst with Methylene Spacer for the Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehydes.
K. Soai and M. Watanabe
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry , 1991, 2, 97-100.
(74) Enantioselective Phenylation of Prochiral Aldehydes Using a Kinetically Formed Chiral Complex Between Grignard-Zinc Halide Reagent and N ,N -Dibutylnorephedrine.
K. Soai, Y. Kawase, and A. Oshio
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1991, 1613-1615.
(75) Catalytic Enantioselective Synthesis of Optically Active Phthalides.
K. Soai, H. Hori, and M. Kawahara
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1991, 2, 253-254.
(76) Chiral N,N -Dialkylnorephedrines as Catalysts of the Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aliphatic and Aromatic Aldehydes. The Asymmetric Synthesis of Secondary Aliphatic and Aromatic Alcohols of High Optical Purity.
K. Soai, S. Yokoyama, and T. Hayasaka
J. Org. Chem., 1991, 56, 4264-4268.
(77) Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Alcohols with Two Chiral Centres from a Racemic Aldehyde by the Selective Addition of Dialkylzinc Reagents Using Chiral Catalysts.
S. Niwa, T. Hatanaka, and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1991, 2025-2027.
(78) Asymmetric Synthesis of beta-Hydroxyesters by the Enantioselective Reformatsky Reaction in the Presence of Chiral Aminoalcohols.
K. Soai and Y. Kawase
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1991, 2, 781-784.
(79) Asymmetric Synthesis Using Chiral Piperazines. Part 3. Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aryl Aldehydes Catalysed by Chiral Piperazines.
S. Niwa and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1991, 2717-2720.
(80) Nonlinear Relationship Between the Enantioselectivities for Asymmetric Reactions of Monofunctional and Bifunctional Substrates. Synthesis of Practically Optically Pure Diols by the Catalytic Enantioselective Diethylation of Terephthalaldehyde.
K. Soai, H. Hori, and M. Kawahara
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1992, 106-108.
(81) Synthesis of (2S , 5S)-2,5-Bis(phenylmethyl)-1,4-diazabicyclo-[2.2.2]octane.
K. Soai, A. Oshio, and H. Yoneyama
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1992, 3, 359-360.
(82) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Secondary Alcohols Deuterated on the Secondary Carbon by the Enantioselective Alkylation of Aldehydes.
K. Soai, Y. Hirose, and S. Sakata
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 1992, 65, 1734-1735.
(83) Stereoselective Synthesis of Optically Active syn- and anti-1,3-Diols by the Catalytic Alkylation of a b-Alkoxy Aldehyde.
K. Soai, T. Hatanaka, and T. Yamashita
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1992, 927-929.
(84) Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of b-Hydroxy Nitriles by the Cyanomethylation of Aldehydes using DPMPM as a Chiral Catalyst or Ligand.
K. Soai, Y. Hirose, and S. Sakata
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry , 1992, 3 , 677-680.
(85) Highly Enantioselective Alkylation of Carbon-Nitrogen Double Bonds. Catalytic and Stoichiometric Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Amines by the Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzinc Reagents to N -Diphenylphosphinoylimines.
K. Soai, T. Hatanaka, and T. Miyazawa
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1992, 1097-1098.
(86) Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Fluorine-Containing Alcohols Using Chiral Catalysts.
K. Soai, Y. Hirose, and S. Niwa
J. Fluorine Chem., 1992, 59, 5-8.
(87) Enantioselective Reformatsky Reaction with Ketones. Asymmetric Stnthesis of b-(tert-Hydroxy)esters.
K. Soai, A. Oshio, and T. Saito
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1993, 811-812.
(88) Chiral Dialkyl Thiophosphoramidates as Highly Enantioselective Catalysts for the Alkylation of Aldehydes.
K. Soai, Y. Hirose, and Y. Ohno
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1993, 4, 1473-1474.
(89) Remarkable Effect of Alkylbenzenes as Solvents in Enantioselective Alkylation of N -Diphenylphosphinoylimines with Diethylzinc using Polystyrene Supported Ephedrine.
K. Soai, T. Suzuki and T. Shono
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1994, 317-318.
(90) Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehydes using Chiral Polymer Catalysts Possessing a Methylene Spacer.
M. Watanabe and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1994, 837-842.
(91) Chiral Catalyst Controlled Addition of Dialkylzincs to Chiral alpha-Siloxyaldehydes; Asymmetric Synthesis of either Diastereoisomer of Mono-protected Vicinal Diols.
K. Soai, C. Shimada, M. Takeuchi and M. Itabashi
J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1994, 567-568.
(92) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Diol, Bis[2-(1-hydroxyalkyl)phenyl]ether, an Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction.
K. Soai, T. Hayase, C. Shimada and K. Isobe
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry , 1994, 5, 789-792.
(93) Asymmetric Alkenylation of Chiral and Prochiral Aldehydes Catalysed by Chiral or Achiral Amino Alcohols: Catalytic Diastereoselective Synthesis of Protected erythro-Sphingosine and Enantioselective Synthesis of Chiral Diallyl Alcohols.
K. Soai and K. Takahashi
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1994, 1257-1258.
(94) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of g-Hydroxy Ketones and Aromatic Hydroxy Ketones by the Chemo- and Enantio-selective Alkylation of Keto Aldehydes with Dialkylzincs.
M. Watanabe and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1994, 3125-3128.
(95) Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Secondary Alcohols with Isopropyl Substituents by the Catalytic Enantioselective Addition of Diisopropylzinc to Aldehydes using N,N- Dialkylnorephedrines as Chiral Catalyst
K. Soai, T. Hayase, K. Takai and T. Sugiyama
J. Org. Chem., 1994, 59, 7908-7909.
(96) Catalytic Chirally Self-replicating Molecule. Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction of a Zinc Alkoxide of Chiral 1-Ferrocenyl-2-methylpropan-1-ol.
K. Soai, T. Hayase and K. Takai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1995, 6, 637-638.
(97) Catalytic Enantioselective Alkylation of Aldehydes using Chiral Hydrogen Phosphoramidates and Hydrogen Phosphinamides and Their Thio Analogs.
K. Soai, Y. Ohno, Y. Inoue, T. Tsuruoka and Y. Hirose
Recueil des Travaux Chimiques des Pays-Bas, 1995, 114, 145-152.
(98) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess of a Chiral Molecule.
K. Soai, T. Shibata, H. Morioka and K. Choji
Nature (London), 1995, 378, 767-768.
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1996-2000

(99) Highly Enantioselective Catalytic Asymmetric Automultiplication of Chiral Pyrimidylalcohol.
T. Shibata, H. Morioka, T. Hayase, K. Choji and K. Soai
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 471-472.
(100) Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of a Chiral 3-Quinolylalkanol by an Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction.
T. Shibata, K. Choji, H. Morioka, T. Hayase and K. Soai
Chem. Commun., 1996, 751-752.
(101) Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction of 3-Quinolylalkanol with Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess.
T. Shibata, K. Choji, T. Hayase, Y. Aizu and K. Soai
Chem. Commun., 1996, 1235-1236.
(102) Asymmetric Synthesis of N-(Diphenylphosphinyl)ferrocenylamine by the Enantioselective Alkylation of Ferrocenylimine.
T. Hayase, Y. Inoue, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1996, 7, 2509-2510.
(103) N-Alkyl-N-vinylbenzylnorephedrines and Their Copolymers as Chiral Ligands for the Highly Enantioselective Ethylation of N-Diphenylphosphinylimine.
T. Suzuki, N. Narisada, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1996, 7, 2519-2522.
(104) Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Diols by the Catalytic Enantioselective Dialkylation of Tere-, Iso-, and Phthalaldehydes and by a Catalytic Enantioselective Autoinductive Reaction.
K. Soai, Y. Inoue, T. Takahashi and T. Shibata
Tetrahedron, 1996, 52, 13355-13362.
(105) Enantioselective Synthesis of Chiral 5-Carbamoyl-3-pyridyl Alcohols by Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction.
T. Shibata, H. Morioka, S. Tanji, T. Hayase, Y. Kodaka and K. Soai
Tetrahedron Lett., 1996, 37, 8783-8786.
(106) One-pot Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction with Remarkable Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess.
T. Shibata, T. Hayase, J. Yamamoto and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1997, 8, 1717-1719.
(107) Asymmetric Synthesis of Various Chiral 5-Pyrimidylalkanols by the Enantioselective Alkylation of Pyrimidine-5-carbaldehydes with Dialkylzincs in the Presence of Chiral Amino Alcohols.
T. Shibata, T. Hayase, Y. Aiba, H. Tabira and K. Soai
Heterocycles, 1997, 46, 235-240.
(108) Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Fluorine-containing Alcohols by the Catalytic Enantioselective Alkylation of Aldehydes.
T. Hayase, T. Sugiyama, M. Suzuki, T. Shibata and K. Soai
J. Fluorine Chem., 1997, 84, 1-5.
(109) Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to N-Diphenylphosphinylimines using Polymer-supported N,N-Dialkylnorephedrines as Chiral Ligands.
T. Suzuki, T. Shibata and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1997, 2757-2760.
(110) Asymmetric Self-Replication of Chiral 1,2-Amino Alcohols by Highly Enantioselective Autoinductive Reduction.
T. Shibata, T. Takahashi, T. Konishi and K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 1997, 36, 2458-2460.
Angew. Chem., 1997, 109, 2560-2562.
(111) Chiral Amino Alcohols Bound to Diimine, Diamine and Dendrimers as Chiral Ligands for the Enantioselective Ethylation of N-Diphenylphosphinylimines.
T. Suzuki, Y. Hirokawa, K. Ohtake, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 1997, 8, 4033-4040.
(112) Asymmetric Synthesis of 3-Quinolylalkylamine by Enantioselective Alkylation of N-Diphenylphosphinyl-3-quinolylimine using Chiral b-Amino Alcohols.
T. Hayase, S. Osanai, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Heterocycles, 1998, 48, 139-144.
(113) A Catalytic and Enantioselective Cyclopropylation of Aldehydes using Dicyclopropylzinc.
T. Shibata, H. Tabira and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1998, 177-178.
(114) Stereospecific Transformation of a Chiral Pyrimidyl Alkanol into L-Valine.
Kenso Soai, Shigehisa Tanji, Yasutaka Kodaka and Takanori Shibata
Enantiomer, 1998, 3, 241-243.
(115) An Enantioselective Baylis-Hillman Reaction Catalysed by Chiral Phosphines under Atmospheric Pressure.
T. Hayase, T. Shibata, K. Soai, Y. Wakatsuki
Chem. Commun., 1998, 1271-1272.
(116) Direct Synthesis of Cyclopentadienones by Cobalt Carbonyl-Mediated Carbonylative Alkyne-Alkyne Coupling Reaction.
T. Shibata, T. Ohta and K. Soai
Tetrahedron Lett., 1998, 39, 5785-5788.
(117) Amplification of a Slight Enantiomeric Imbalance in Molecules based on Asymmetric Autocatalysis. -The First Correlation between High Enantiomeric Enrichment in a Chiral Molecule and Circularly Polarized Light-
T. Shibata, J. Yamamoto, N. Matsumoto, S. Yonekubo, S. Osanai and K. Soai
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 12157-12158.
(118) Enantioselective Alkylation of N-Diphenylphosphinylimine with Dialkylzincs using Copolymerized Chiral Ligands.
T. Suzuki, N. Narisada, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Polym. Adv. Technol., 1999, 10, 30-38.
(119) Practically Perfect Asymmetric Autocatalysis using 2-Alkynyl-5-pyrimidylalkanol.
T. Shibata, S. Yonekubo and K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 1999, 38, 659-661.
(120) Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aromatic Aldehydes using 1-Phenyl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-1-propanol as a Chiral Catalyst.
K. Soai, T. Konishi and T. Shibata
Heterocycles, 1999, 51, 1421-1426.
(121) 1-Phenyl-2-(1-pyrrolidinyl)-1-propanol as a Chiral Catalyst for the Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Five-membered Heterocyclic Aldehydes.
I. Sato, T. Saito, D. Omiya, Y. Takizawa and K. Soai
Heterocycles, 1999, 51, 2753-2758.
(122) Highly Enantioselective Catalytic Isopropenylation of Aldehydes using Diisopropenylzinc.
T. Shibata, K. Nakatsui and K. Soai
Inorganica Chimica Acta, 1999, 296, 33-36.
(123) d- and l-Quartz-Promoted Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of a Chiral Compound.
K. Soai, S. Osanai, K. Kadowaki, S. Yonekubo, T. Shibata and I. Sato
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 11235-11236.
(124) Synthesis of Chiral a-Acetoxy-N-acetylamides from Chiral Pyrimidylalkanols by the Oxidative Cleavage of Pyrimidine Ring.
S. Tanji, Y. Kodaka, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Heterocycles, 2000, 52, 151-158.
(125) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral 4-Pyrazolylalkanols by the Enantioselective Alkylation of Pyrazole-4-carbaldehydes with Dialkylzincs.
S. Tanji, H. Aoyagi, H. Tabira, I. Sato and K. Soai
Heterocycles, 2000, 53, 381-386.
(126) Asymmetric Synthesis of an Organic Compound with High Enantiomeric Excess Induced by Inorganic Ionic Sodium Chlorate.
I. Sato, K. Kadowaki and K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2000, 39, 1510-1512.
(127) Synthesis of Chiral Dendrimers with a Hydrocarbon Backbone and Application to the Catalytic Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aldehydes.
I. Sato, T. Shibata, K. Ohtake, R. Kodaka, Y. Hirokawa, N. Shirai and K. Soai
Tetrahedron Lett., 2000, 41, 3123-3126.
(128) Highly Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to N-Diphenylphosphinylimines using Dendritic Chiral Ligands with Hydrocarbon Backbones.
I. Sato, R. Kodaka, T. Shibata, Y. Hirokawa, N. Shirai, K. Ohtake and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2000, 11, 2271-2275.
(129) Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis and Asymmetric Autocatalysis of Chiral 5,5'-(3,3'-Bipyridyl)dialkanediol.
S. Tanji, T. Nakao, I. Sato and K. Soai
Heterocycles, 2000, 53, 2183-2189.
(130) Highly Enantioselective Synthesis Induced by Chiral Primary Alcohols Due to Deuterium Substitution.
I. Sato, D. Omiya, T. Saito and K. Soai
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 11739-11740.
(131) A General Method for the Formation of Zinc Enolate Equivalents from Iodoacetates by Diisopropylzinc-iodine Exchange Reaction: Preparation of b-Hydroxy Esters.
I. Sato, Y. Takizawa and K. Soai
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2000, 73, 2825-2826.
(132) Inter- and Intramolecular Carbonylative Alkyne-alkyne Coupling Reaction Mediated by Cobalt Carbonyl Complex.
T. Shibata, K. Yamashita, K. Takagi, T. Ohta and K. Soai
Tetrahedron, 2000, 56, 9259-9267.
(133) Asymmetric Autocatalysis of 5-Carbamoyl-3-pyridyl Alkanols with Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess.
S. Tanji, Y. Kodaka, A. Ohno, T. Shibata, I. Sato and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2000, 11, 4249-4253.
(134) Solvent-free Catalytic Enantioselective Addition of Diethylzinc to Aldehydes.
I. Sato, T. Saito and K. Soai
Chem. Commun., 2000, 2471-2472.
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2001-2005

(135) Asymmetric Autocatalysis of a Pyrimidyl Alkanol Induced by Chiral Monosubstituted [2.2]Paracyclophanes.
S. Tanji, A. Ohno, I. Sato and K. Soai
Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 287-289.
(136) Unusual Chemoselective Addition of Diisopropylzinc to 2, 2'-Bipyridine-5, 5'-dicarbonyl Compounds in the 2-Position and Autoxidative Reconversion with Carbon-carbon Bond Cleavage.
S. Tanji, T. Shibata, I. Sato and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans 1, 2001, 217-218.
(137) Asymmetric Induction by Helical Hydrocarbons: [6]- and [5]Helicenes.
I. Sato, R. Yamashima, K. Kadowaki, J. Yamamoto, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 1096-1098.
(138) Highly Enantioselective Asymmetric Autocatalysis Induced by Chiral Cobalt Complexes Due to the Topology of the Coordination of Achiral Ligands.
I. Sato, K. Kadowaki, Y. Ohgo, K. Soai and H. Ogino
Chem. Commun., 2001, 1022-1023.
(139) Application of Asymmetric Autocatalysis to the Determination of Absolute Configurations of Amino Acids with Low Enantiomeric Excesses.
K. Soai and I. Sato
Enantiomer, 2001, 6, 189-192.
(140) Evidence of Asymmetric Autocatalysis in the Enantioselective Addition of Diisopropylzinc to Pyrimidine-5-carbaldehyde Using Chiral Pyrimidyl Alkanol.
I. Sato, D. Omiya, K. Tsukiyama, Y. Ogi and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2001, 12, 1965-1969.
(141) Asymmetric Synthesis with a Chiral Catalyst Generated from Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
I. Sato, H. Urabe, S. Ishii, S. Tanji and K. Soai
Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 3851-3854.
(142) Asymmetric Synthesis of N-Diphenylphosphinylamines by Solvent-Free Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to N-Diphenylphosphinylimines.
I. Sato, R. Kodaka and K. Soai
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 2001, 2912-2914.
(143) Highly Enantioselective Asymmetric Autocatalysis of 2-Alkenyl- and 2-Vinyl-5-Pyrimidyl Alkanols with Significant Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess.
I. Sato, T. Yanagi and K. Soai
Chirality, 2002, 14, 166-168.
(144) Asymmetric Autocatalysis of Pyrimidyl Alkanol Induced by Optically Active 1,1'-Binaphthyl, an Atropisomeric Hydrocarbon, Generated from Spontaneous Resolution on Crystallization.
I. Sato, S. Osanai, K. Kadowaki, T. Sugiyama, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Chem. Lett., 2002, 31, 168-169.
(145) Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aldehydes Using Dendritic Chiral Catalysts with Flexible Carbosilane Backbones.
I. Sato, R. Kodaka, K. Hosoi, K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2002, 13, 805-808.
(146) Asymmetric Synthesis of N-(Diphenylphosphinyl)amines Promoted by Chiral Carbosilane Dendritic Ligands in The Enantioselective Addtion of Dialkylzinc Compounds to N-(Diphenylphosphinyl)imines.
I. Sato, K. Hosoi, R. Kodaka and K. Soai
Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2002, 2002, 3115-3118.
(147) Highly Enantioselective Asymmetric Autocatalysis of 5-Pyrimidyl Alkanol Induced by Chiral 1, 3-Disubstituted Hydrocarbon Allenes.
I. Sato, Y. Matsueda, K. Kadowaki, S. Yonekubo, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Helv. Chim. Acta 2002, 85, 3383-3387.
(148) Amplification of Chirality from Extremely Low to Greater than 99.5% ee by Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
I. Sato, H. Urabe, S. Ishiguro, T. Shibata and K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 315-317.
(149) Asymmetric Synthesis of Pyrimidyl Alkanol without Adding Chiral Substances by The Addition of Diisopropylzinc to Pyrimidine-5-carbaldehyde in Conjunction with Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K.Soai, I. Sato, T. Shibata, S. Komiya, M. Hayashi, Y. Matsueda, H. Imamura, T. Hayase, H. Morioka, H. Tabira, J. Yamamoto, Y. Kowata
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2003, 14, 185-188.
(150) Highly Enantioselective Synthesis of Organic Compound using Right- and Left-handed Helical Silica.
I. Sato, K. Kadowaki, H. Urabe, J. Hwa Jung, Y. Ono, S. Shinkai and K. Soai
Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44, 721-724.
(151) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Induced by Chiral Hydrocarbon [2.2]Paracyclophanes.
I. Sato, A. Ahno, Y. Aoyama, T. Kasahara and K. Soai
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2003, 1, 244-246.
(152) Relationship Between The Time, Yield, and Enantiomeric Excess of Asymmetric Autocatalysis of Chiral 2-Alkynyl-5-pyrimidyl Alkanol with Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess.
I. Sato, D. Omiya, H. Igarashi, K. Kato, Y. Ogi, K. Tsukiyama and K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2003, 14, 975-979.
(153) The Design of Chiral Dendritic Catalysts and Ligands Bearing Chiral Sites at The Periphery for Highly Enantioselective Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aldehydes and N-Diphenylphosphinylimines.
K. Soai and I. Sato
Compt. Rend. Chim. 2003, 6,1097-1104.
(154) The Asymmetric Power of Chiral Ligands Determined by Competitive Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
F. Lutz, I. Sato and K. Soai
Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 1613-1616.
(155) Highly Enantioselective Asymmetric Autocatalysis Induced by Chiral Ionic Crystals of Sodium Chlorate and Sodium Bromate.
I. Sato, K. Kadowaki, Y. Ohgo and K. Soai
J. Mol. Cat. A: Chemical 2004, 216, 209-214.
(156) Enantioselective synthesis of substituted 3-quinolyl alkanols and their application to asymmetric autocatalysis.
Sato, I.; Nakao, T.; Sugie, R.; Kawasaki, T.; Soai, K.
Synthesis 2004, 1419-1428.
(157) Asymmetric autocatalysis initiated by chiral ephedrine immobilized on silica gel in a diisopropylzinc addition to pyrimidine-5-carbaldehyde.
Sato, I.; Shimizu, M.; Kawasaki, T.; Soai, K.
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2004, 77, 1587-1588.
(158) Asymmetric Synthesis of a Highly Enantioenriched Compound by Circularly Polarized Light Mediated with Photoequilibrium of Chiral Olefins in Conjunction with Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
I. Sato, R. Sugie, Y. Matsueda, Y. Furumura, K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 4490-4492.
(159) Enantioselective synthesis induced by chiral organic-inorganic hybrid silsesquioxane in conjunction with asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Ishikawa, K.; Sekibata, H.; Sato, I.; Soai, K.
Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 7939-7941.
(160) Enantioselective synthesis induced by chiral epoxides in conjunction with asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Shimizu, T.; Suzuki, K.; Sato, I.; Soai, K.
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2004, 15, 3699-3701.
(161) Enantioselective synthesis of near enantiopure compound by asymmetric autocatalysis triggered by asymmetric photolysis with circularly polarized light.
Kawasaki, T.; Sato, M.; Ishiguro, S.; Saito, T.; Morishita, Y.; Sato, I.; Nishino, H.; Inoue, Y.; Soai, K.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 3274-3275.
(162) Asymmetric amplification using chiral cocrystals formed from achiral organic molecules by asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Jo, K.; Igarashi, H.; Sato, I.; Nagano, M.; Koshima, H.; Soai, K.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 2774-2777.
(163) Small amounts of achiral beta-amino alcohols reverse the enantioselectivity of chiral catalysts in cooperative asymmetric autocatalysis.
Lutz, F.; Igarashi, T.; Kawasaki, T.; Soai, K.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 12206-12207.
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2006-2010

(164) Asymmetric autocatalysis of a ferrocene-containing chiral compound with amplification of chirality.
Lutz, F.; Kawasaki, T.; Soai, K.
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 486-490.
(165) Enantioselective synthesis mediated by chiral crystal of achiral hippuric acid in conjunction with asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Suzuki, K.; Hatase, K.; Otsuka, M.; Koshima, H.; Soai, K.
Chem. Commun. 2006, 1869-1871.
(166) Chiral discrimination of cryptochiral saturated quaternary and tertiary hydrocarbons by asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Tanaka, H.; Tsutsumi, T.; Kasahara, T.; Sato, I.; Soai, K.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6032-6033.
(167) Spontaneous absolute asymmetric synthesis in the presence of achiral silica gel in conjunction with asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Suzuki, K.; Shimizu, M.; Ishikawa, K.; Soai, K.
Chirality 2006, 18, 479-482.
(168) Enantioselective synthesis induced by tetrathia-[7]-helicenes in conjunction with asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Suzuki, K.; Licandro, E.; Bossi, A.; Maiorana, S.; Soai, K.
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2006, 17, 2050-2053.
(169) The distribution of chiral asymmetry in meteorites: an investigation using asymmetric autocatalytic chiral sensors.
Kawasaki, T.; Hatase, K.; Fujii, Y.; Jo, K.; Soai, K.; Pizzarello, S.
Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 2006, 70, 5395-5402.
(170) Asymmetric autocatalysis induced by octahedral tris(acetylacetonato)chromium(III) complex as a homogeneous chiral initiator.
Kawasaki, T.; Omine, T.; Sato, M.; Morishita, Y.; Soai, K.
Chem. Lett. 2007, 36, 30-31.
(171) Determination of absolute configurations of amino acids by asymmetric autocatalysis of 2-alkynylpyrimidyl alkanol as a chiral sensor
Itaru Sato, Yasushi Ohgo, Hirotaka Igarashi, Daisuke Nishiyama, Tsuneomi Kawasaki and Kenso Soai
J. Organomet. Chem. 2007, 692, 1783-1787.
(172) Chiral secondary alcohol-induced asymmetric autocatalysis: correlation between the absolute configuration of the chiral initiators and the product
Takanori Shibata, Kimiko Iwahashi, Tsuneomi Kawasaki and Kenso Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2007, 18, 1759-1762.
(173) Achiral nucleobase cytosine acts as an origin of homochirality of biomolecules in conjunction with asymmetric autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Suzuki, K.; Hakoda, Y.; Soai, K.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 496-499.
(174) Mechanistic Insights in the Reversal of Enantioselectivity of Chiral Catalysts by Achiral Catalysts in Asymmetric Autocatalysis
Francois Lutz, Takashi Igarashi, Tomoyuki Kinoshita, Mai Asahina, Koichi Tsukiyama, Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Kenso Soai
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 2956-2958.
(175) Enantioselective Synthesis Utilizing Enantiomorphous Organic Crystal of Achiral Benzils as a Source of Chirality in Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Harada, Y.; Suzuki, K.; Tobita, T.; Florini, N.; Palyi, G.; Soai, K.
Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 4085-4088.
(176) Highly enantioselective asymmetric autocatalysis using chiral ruthenium complex-ion-exchanged synthetic hectorite as a chiral initiator.
T. Kawasaki, T. Omine, K. Suzuki, H. Sato, A. Yamagishi, K. Soai
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7, 1073-1075. [Hot Article] [Cover Picture]
(177) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Triggered by Carbon Isotope (13C/12C) Chirality
T. Kawasaki, Y. Matsumura, T. Tsutsumi, K. Suzuki, M. Ito, K. Soai
Science 2009, 324, 492-495 [electronic reprint is available].
Picked up:
C&EN 2009, 87(13), 29. [March 30, 2009; Science & Technology Concentrates]
Synfacts 2009, 2009(08), 0760.
Nature Chemistry [Research Highlights]
Synform 2009/06.
(178) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Induced by Meteoritic Amino Acids with Hydrogen Isotope Chirality
T. Kawasaki, M. Shimizu, D. Nishiyama, M. Ito, H. Ozawa, K. Soai
Chem. Commun. 2009, 4396-4398 (Hot Article). PDF: Open science.
Picked up:
Highlights in Chemical Science 2009, 6(8), C60.
2009 ChemComm web theme issue: "Selective Catalysis for Organic Synthesis"
(179) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Induced by Chiral Crystals of Achiral Tetraphenylethylenes
T. Kawasaki, M. Nakaoda, N. Kaito, T. Sasagawa, K. Soai
Orig. Life Evol. Biosph. 2010, 40, 65-78.
(180) Discrimination of Cryptochirality in Chiral Isotactic Polystyrene by Asymmetric Autocatalysis
T. Kawasaki, C. Hohberger, Y. Araki, K. Hatase, K. Beckerle, J. Okuda, K. Soai
Chem. Commun. 2009, 5621-5623. PDF: Open science.
(181) Generation of Absolute Controlled Crystal Chirality by the Removal of Crystal Water from Achiral Crystal of Nucleobase Cytosine
T. Kawasaki, Y. Hakoda, H. Mineki, K. Suzuki and K. Soai
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 2874-2875. PDF: ACS AuthorChoice.
(182) Spontaneous absolute asymmetric synthesis promoted by achiral amines in conjunction with asymmetric autocatalysis.
K. Suzuki, K. Hatase, D. Nishiyama, T. Kawasaki and K. Soai
J. Systems Chem. 2010, 1, 5. [Open Acces]
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2011-2015

(183) Enantioselective Synthesis induced by Compounds with Chirality Arising from Partially Deuterated Methyl Groups in Conjunction with Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
Kawasaki, T.; Ozawa, H.; Ito, M.; Soai, K.
Chem. Lett. 2011, 40, 320-321. [Editor's Choice]
(184) Reversal Phenomenon of Enantioface Selectivity by the Cooperative Operation of Two Chiral Catalysts.
T. Kawasaki, Y. Wakushima, M. Asahina, K. Shiozawa, T. Kinoshita, F. Lutz and K. Soai
Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 5277-5279.
(185) Enantioselective Synthesis Induced by Chiral Crystal Composed of DL-Serine in Conjunction with Asymmetric Autocatalysis
T. Kawasaki, T. Sasagawa, K. Shiozawa, M. Uchida, K. Suzuki and K. Soai
Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 2361-2363.
(186) Enantioselective C–C Bond Formation as a Result of the Oriented Prochirality of an Achiral Aldehyde at the Single-Crystal Face upon Treatment with a Dialkyl Zinc Vapor
Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Sayaka Kamimura, Ai Amihara, Kenta Suzuki, Kenso Soai
Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 6928-6930.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 6796-6798. PDF: Open Access
(187) Asymmetric Autocatalysis: Triggered by Chiral Isotopomer Arising from Oxygen Isotope Substitution
Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Yasushi Okano, Etsuharu Suzuki, Shizuka Takano, Shotaro Oji, Kenso Soai
Angew. Chem. 2011, 123, 8281-8283.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed
. 2011, 50, 8131-8133
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(188) Prediction of Soai Reaction Enantioselectivity Induced by Crystals of N-(2-Thienylcarbonyl)glycine
D. J. Carter, A. L. Rohl, A. Shtukenberg, S. D. Bian, C.-H. Hu, L. Baylon, B. Kahr, H. Mineki, K. Abe, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Cryst. Growth & Design, 2012, 12, 2138-2145.
(189) Absolute Chirality of the gamma-Polymorph of Glycine: Correlation of the Absolute Structure with the Optical Rotation
K. Ishikawa, M. Tanaka, T. Suzuki, A. Sekine, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai, M. Shiro, M. Lahav, T. Asahi
Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 6031-6033.
(190) Reversal in Enantioselectivity Induced by Achiral Alcohols in Asymmetric Autocatalysis in the Presence of a Chiral Diol as a Chiral Initiator.
T. Shibata, H. Tarumi, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2012, 23, 1023-1027.
(191) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Initiated by Achiral Nucleic Acid Base Adenine: Implications on the Origin of Homochirality of Biomolecules.
H. Mineki, T. Hanasaki, A. Matsumoto, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 10538-10540.
(192) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Triggered by Oxygen Isotopically Chiral Glycerin
A. Matsumoto, S, Oji, S. Takano, K. Tada, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2013, 11, 2928-2931. (Inside front cover)
(193) Enantioselective Synthesis Induced by the Helical Molecular Arrangement in the Chiral Crystal of Achiral Tris(2-hydroxyethyl) 1,3,5-Benzenetricarboxylate in Conjunction with Asymmetric Autocatalysis
T. Kawasaki, M. Uchida, Y. Kaimori, T. Sasagawa, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
Chem. Lett., 2013, 42, 711–713. (Editor's Choice)
(194) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Induced by Cinnabar: Observation of the Enantioselective Adsorption of a 5-Pyrimidyl Alkanol on the Crystal Surface
H. Shindo, Y. Shirota, K. Niki, T. Kawasaki, K. Suzuki, Y. Araki, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 9135–9138. (Hot Paper)
(195) Enantiodivergent Formation of a Chiral Cytosine Crystal by Removal of Crystal Water from an Achiral Monohydrate Crystal under Reduced Pressure
H. Mineki, Y. Kaimori, T. Kawasaki, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2013, 24, 1365–1367.
(196) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Initiated by Finite Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Molecules with Helical Chirality
S. Hitosugi, A. Matsumoto, Y. Kaimori, R. Iizuka, K. Soai, H. Isobe
Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 645–647.
(197) Self-Replication and Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess of Chiral Multifunctionalized Large Molecules by Asymmetric Autocatalysis
T. Kawasaki, M. Nakaoda, Y. Takahashi, Y. Kanto, N. Kuruhara, K. Hosoi, I. Sato, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53, 11199-11202.
(198) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Triggered by Chiral Crystal of Achiral Ethylenediamine Sulfate
A. Matsumoto, T. Ide, Y. Kaimori, S. Fujiwara, K. Soai
Chem. Lett., 2015,44, 688-690. (Open Access)
(199) Helical mesoporous silica as an inorganic heterogeneous chiral trigger for asymmetric autocatalysis with amplification of enantiomeric excess
T. Kawasaki, Y. Araki, K. Hatase, K. Suzuki, A. Matsumoto, T. Yokoi, Y. Kubota, T. Tatsumi, K. Soai
Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 8742-8744. (Open Access) (Front Cover)
(200) Asymmetric Induction by Retgersite, Nickel Sulfate Hexahydrate, in Conjunction with Asymmetric Autocatalysis
A. Matsumoto, H. Ozawa, A. Inumaru, K. Soai
New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 6742-6745. (Open Access, DOI: 10.1039/C5NJ01459J)
(201) Crystal Structure of Isopropylzinc Alkoxide of Pyrimidyl Alkanol: Mechanistic Insights for Asymmetric Autocatalysis with Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess
A. Matsumoto, T. Abe, A. Hara, T. Tobita, T. Sasagawa, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 15218-15221. (Open Access, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508036)
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(202) Absolute Structure Determination of Chiral Crystals Consisting of Achiral Benzophenone with Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction and Its Correlation with Solid-State Circular Dichroism
A. Matsumoto, S. Tsuchiya, Y. Hagiwara, K. Ishikawa, H. Koshima, T. Asahi, K. Soai
Chem. Lett., 2016, 45, 526-528. (Editor's Choice, DOI: 10.1246/cl.160114)
(203) Elucidation of the Structures of Asymmetric Autocatalyst Based on X-Ray Crystallography
A. Matsumoto, S. Fujiwara, T. Abe, A. Hara, T. Tobita, T. Sasagawa, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2016, 89,1170-1177. (Selected Paper, Open Access, DOI:10.1246/bcsj.20160160)
(204) Determination of the absolute structure of chiral crystal consisting of achiral dibutylhydroxytoluene and asymmetric autocatalysis triggered by its chiral crystal
A. Matsumoto, S. Takeda, S. Harada, K. Soai
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry, 2016, 27,943-946. (Open Access, DOI:10.1016/j.tetasy.2016.07.013)
(205) Asymmetric Induction by Nitrogen 14N/15N Isotopomer in Conjunction with Asymmetric AutocatalysisA. Matsumoto, H. Ozaki, S. Harada, K. Tada, T. Ayugase, H. Ozawa, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 15246–15249 (Very Important Paper (VIP),Front Cover, Open Access, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201608955)
(206) Can the Analyte-Triggered Asymmetric Autocatalytic Soai Reaction Serve as a Universal Analytical Tool for Measuring Enantiopurity and Assigning Absolute Configuration?C. J. Welch, K. Zawatzky, A. A. Makarov, S. Fujiwara, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 96-101 (Front Cover, Open Access, DOI: 10.1039/C6OB01939K)
(207) Point-to-Point Ultra-Remote Asymmetric Control with Flexible LinkerT. Kawasaki, Y. Ishikawa, Y. Minato, T. Otsuka, S. Yonekubo, I. Sato, T. Shibata, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
Chem. - A Eur. J., 2017, 23, 282-285 (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201605076)
(208) Achiral Inorganic Gypsum Acts as an Origin of Chirality through Its Enantiotopic Surface in Conjunction with Asymmetric Autocatalysis CommunicationsA. Matsumoto, Y. Kaimori, M. Uchida, H. Omori, T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 545-548 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610099)
(209) Unusual reversal of enantioselectivity in the asymmetric autocatalysis of pyrimidyl alkanol triggered by chiral aromatic alkanols and aminesA. Matsumoto, S. Fujiwara, Y.  Hiyoshi, K. Zawatzky, A. A. Makarov, C. J. Welch, K. Soai
Org. Biomol. Chem., 2017, 15, 555-558 (Open Access, DOI: 10.1039/C6OB02415G Highlighted in Chemistry World)
(210) Reversal of the Sense of Enantioselectivity between 1- and 2-Aza[6]helicenes Used as Chiral Inducers of Asymmetric AutocatalysisA. Matsumoto, K. Yonemitsu, H. Ozaki, J. Míšek, I. Starý, I. G. Stará, K. Soai
Org. Biomol. Chem. 2017, 15, 1321-1324 (DOI: 10.1039/C6OB02745H)
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