Publications (Reviews, Accounts and Books)

1982-1985

(1) Asymmetric Synthesis of Chiral Tertiary Alcohols in High Enantiomeric Excess.
E. L. Eliel, J. K. Koskimies, B. Lohri, W. J. Frazee, S. M.-Natschke, J. E. Lynch and K. Soai, Asymmetric Reactions and Processes in Chemistry, ACS Symposium Series 1982, 185, 37-53.
(2) odium Borohydride as Diastereoselective Asymmetric Reducing Agent of Chiral α-Keto-amides.
K. Soai, H. Hasegawa, K. Komiya, Y. Shigematsu and A. Ookawa, "Peptide Chemistry," 1982, S. Sakakibara (Ed.) Protein Research Foundation, Osaka. 1983, 81-84.
(3) Asymmetric Synthesis Using Optically Active Amino Acids.
K. Soai. Rigakusenkouka Zasshi, 1983, 4, 7-10.
(4) Novel Procedure of the Functional Group Selective Reduction of Esters with Sodium Borohydride by a Slow Addition of Methanol. Application to the Reduction of N -Protected Amino Acid Ester.
K. Soai, H. Oyamada and M. Takase, "Peptide Chemistry 1983," E.Munekata (Ed.) Protein Research Foundation, Osaka, 1984, 85-88.
(5) Enantioselective Asymmetric Reduction of Ketones with Lithium Borohydride Modified with Cysteine Derivatives Containing Sulfur as a Donor Atom.
K. Soai, T. Yamanoi, H. Oyamada, H. Hikima, and T. Matsushita, "Peptide Chemistry 1984," N. Izumiya (Ed.), Protein Research Foundation, Osaka, 1985, 59-62.
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1986-1990

(6) Asymmetric Conjugate Addition of Organometallic Reagents to Unsaturated Amides Derived from (S)-Proline
K. Soai, A. Ookawa, and H. Machida, "Peptide Chemistry 1985," Y. Kiso (Ed.) Protein Research Foundation, Osaka. 1986, 101-104.
(7) Asymmetric Allylation of a-Keto Amides Derived from (S)-Proline Esters.
K. Soai and M. Ishizaki, Peptide Chemistry 1986, T. Miyazawa Ed., Protein Research Foundation, Osaka, 1987, 327-330.
(8) Chemoselective Reductions with Sodium Borohydride and Lithium Borohydride in Mixed Solvents.
K. Soai, Yuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi (J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn.), 1987, 45, 1148-1156.
(9) Design and Synthesis of the Chiral Ligands for the Highly Enantioselective Asymmetric Reactions of Carbonyl Compounds.
K. Soai, Yuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi (J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn.) , 1989, 47, 11-19.

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1991-1995

(10) Enantioselective Addition of Organozinc Reagents to Aldehydes.
K. Soai and S. Niwa
Chem. Rev., 1992, 92, 833-856.
(11) Chiral Compounds.
K. Soai, Nikkoho, 1993, 94, 1-7.
(12) Differentiation of Right and Left of the Molecules. Development of Highly Selective Asymmetric Reaction.
K. Soai, SUT Bulletin , 1994, 12, 23-27.
(13) Polymer Supported N-Alkylnorephedrines as Higly Enantioselective Chiral Catalysts for the Addition of Dialkylzincs to Aldehydes.
K. Soai and M. Watanabe, In "Chiral Reactions in Heterogeneous Catalysis," Eds. G. Jannes and V. Dubois, Plenum, New York, 1995, 203-207.
(14) Asymmetric Synthesis using N, N-Dialkylnorephedrines and Pyrrolidinylmethanol Derivatives as Chiral Catalysts and Ligands.
K. Soai and T. Hayase, Yuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi, 1995, 59, 138-150.
(15) K. Soai, (S)-4-Anilino-3-methylamino-1-butanol, in "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis," Ed.-in-Chief L. A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp.200-201 West Sussex.
(16) (2S,4S)-2-(Anilinomethyl)-1-ethyl-4-hydroxypyrrolidine, in "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis," Ed.-in-Chief L. A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp201-202 West Sussex.
(17) (S)-2-(Anilinomethyl)pyrrolidine, in "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis," Ed.-in-Chief L. A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp.203-204 West Sussex.
(18) (1R,2S)-Ephedrine, in "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis" Ed.-in-Chief L. A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp.2321-2325 West Sussex.
(19) (S)-Diphenyl(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methanol, in "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis," Ed.-in-Chief L. A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp. 2232-2233 West Sussex.
(20) (2S,2'S)-2-Hydroxymethyl-1-[(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methyl]pyrrolidine, in "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis," Ed.-in-Chief L. A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp.2768-2769 West Sussex.
(21) (1R,2S)-N-methylephedrine, in "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis" Ed.-in-Chief L. A. Paquette, John Wiley & Sons, 1995, pp. 3496-3501 West Sussex.

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1996-2000

(22) Asymmetric Reactions in which Products Participate. New Development of Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction.
K. Soai and T. Shibata, Kagaku, 1996, 51, 600-601.
(23) Chiral Molecule which Automultiplies. Development of Highly Enantioselective Autocatalytic Reaction.
T. Shibata and K. Soai, SUT Bulletin, 1996, 13, No. 10, 36-41.
(24) Design of Chiral Catalysis and Asymmetric Autocatalysis for the Enantioselective Additions of Organozinc Reagents.
K. Soai and T. Shibata, Yuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi (J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn.), 1997, 55, 994-1005.
(25) K. Soai, Asymmetric Addition of Dialkylzinc to Aldehyde, in "Asymmetric Synthesis," Ed. T. Hayashi, K. Tomioka and O. Yonemitsu, Kodansha, 1998, pp.83 Tokyo.
(26) Asymmetric Autocatalytic Reaction, in "Asymmetric Synthesis," Ed. T. Hayashi, K. Tomioka and O. Yonemitsu, Kodansha, 1998, pp. 88 Tokyo.
(27) Asymmetric Addition of Dialkylzinc to N-Diphenylphosphinylimine, in "Asymmetric Synthesis," Ed. T. Hayashi, K. Tomioka and O. Yonemitsu, Kodansha, 1998, pp.119 Tokyo.
(28) Asymmetric Reformatsky Reaction and Cyanomethylation, in "Asymmetric Synthesis," Ed. T. Hayashi, K. Tomioka and O. Yonemitsu, Kodansha, 1998, pp.139 Tokyo.
(29) Asymmetric 1,4-Addition of Dialkylzinc, in "Asymmetric Synthesis," Ed. T. Hayashi, K. Tomioka and O. Yonemitsu, Kodansha, 1998, pp.165,Tokyo.
(30) K. Soai and T. Shibata, Chiral Molecules which Automultiply in "Gakumon no Susume," Ed. T. Kobayashi, ChikumaShobo, pp. 190-202, 1998, Tokyo.
(31) K. Soai and T. Shibata, "Asymmetric Additions using Diorganozincs," in "Organozinc Reagents," Ed. by P. Knochel and P. Jones, chap. 12, pp. 245-261, Oxford University Press, New York, 1999.
(32) From Asymmetric Catalysis to Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K. Soai and T. Shibata, TCI Mail, 1999, 102, 2-11; TCI Mail (English version), 1999, 102, 2-9.
(33) K. Soai and T. Shibata, "Alkylation of Carbonyl Groups," in "Comprehensive Asymmetric Catalysis," Ed. by E. N. Jacobsen, A. Pfaltz and H. Yamamoto, Vol. II, Chap. 26.1, pp.911-923, Springer, Berlin, 1999.
(34) K. Soai and T. Shibata, "Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Biomolecular Chirality," in "Advances in Biochirality [Symposium on Biological Homochirality]," Ed. by G. Palyi, C. Zucchi and L. Caglioti, pp. 125-136, Elsevier Science, Oxford, 1999.
(35) Rational Design of Chiral Catalysis for the Enantioselective Addition Reaction of Dialkylzincs.
K. Soai, Enantiomer, 1999, 4, 591-598.
(36) Enantioselective Automultiplication of Chiral Molecules by Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K. Soai, T. Shibata and I. Sato
Acc. Chem. Res., 2000, 33, 382-390
(37) Asymmetric Automultiplication of Organic Compound and Origin of Chirality.
K. Soai and I. Sato, Kagaku to Kyoiku (Chemistry and Education), 2000, 48, 444-447.
(38) K. Soai and T. Shibata, "Asymmetric Amplification and Autocatalysis," in "Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis, Second Edition," Ed. by I. Ojima, Chap. 9, pp.699-725, Wiley-VCH, New York, 2000.

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2001-2005

(39) Asymmetric Automultiplicative Reaction.
K. Soai, I. Sato and T. Shibata, Gendai Kagaku, 2001, 359, 16-23.
(40) Asymmetric Autocatalysis -Discovery and Development.
K. Soai, T. Shibata and I. Sato, Nippon Kagaku Kaishi, 2001, no. 3, 141-149.
(41) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and the Origin of Chiral Homogeneity in Organic Compounds.
K. Soai, I. Sato and T. Shibata, Chem. Rec., 2001, 1, 321-332.
(42) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Its Application to Chiral Discrimination.
K. Soai and I. Sato, Chirality, 2002, 14, 548-554.
(43) K. Soai, "Asymmetric Autocatalysis and The Origin of Chiral Homogeneity of Biologically Relevant Molecules, " Ed. by G. Palyi, C. Zucchi and L. Caglioti, Chap. III. 7, pp. 427-435, Editions scientifiques et medicales Elsevier, Paris, 2002.
(44) Asymmetric Automultiplication of Chiral Compounds by Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K.Soai, I. Sato and T. Shibata, Yuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi ( J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn.), 2002, 60, 668-678.
(45) K. Soai and T. Shibata, Asymmetric Autocatalysis: Automultiplication, Amplification of Chirality and The Origin of Chiral Homogeneity of Organic Molecules, in "My Favorite Organic Synthesis," Ed. by The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, pp. 190-191, Kagaku-Dojin, Kyoto, 2002.
(46) Recent Topics on Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K. Soai, Kagaku (Chemistry), 2002, 57(No.12), 32-33.
(47) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Homochirality of Biomolecules.
K. Soai and I. Sato, Viva Origino, 2002, 30, 186-198.
(48) K. Soai, Asymmetric Autocatalysis, in "Series of Advanced Chemistry," Ed. by The Chemical Society of Japan, vol. I, pp. 71-76, Maruzen, Tokyo, 2003.
(49) K. Soai, in "Beginners' Chemistry," (text book) p. 120-125, 162-165, Kagakudojin, Kyoto, 2003.
(50) Research on Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Origin of Chirality.
K. Soai, Kagaku Forum (Science Forum), 2003, 20 (7), 22-23.
(51) K. Soai and T. Shibata, "Alkylation of Carbonyl Groups," in "Comprehensive Asymmetric Catalysis, Supplement 1," Ed. by E. N. Jacobsen, A. Pfaltz and H. Yamamoto, Chap. 26.1, pp.95-106, Springer, Berlin, 2003.
(52) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and The Origins of Chirality.
K. Soai and I. Sato, Organometallic News, 2003, 138-141.
(53) K. Soai, I. Sato and T. Shibata, "Asymmetric Chemical Evolution," in "Jikken Kagaku Kouza (Experimental Chemistry)," Ed. by The Chemical Society of Japan, Vol.19, Chap. 3.9, pp.324-353, Maruzen, Tokyo, 2004.
(54) Discovery and Development of Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K. Soai, T. Shibata and I. Sato
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 2004, 77, 1063-1073.
(55) Development of Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Study on Origin of Chirality.
K. Soai, Kagaku Forum (Science Forum), 2004, 241, back of the front cover.
(56) Highly Enantioselective Asymmetric Synthesis by the Design of Asymmetric Catalysts and Reaction Media.
K. Soai, Yuki Gosei Kagaku Kyokaishi (J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn.), 2004, 62(No.7), 673-681.
(57) K. Soai, I. Sato, T. Shibata, "Asymmetric Autocatalysis and the Origin of Homochirality of Biomolecules," in "Methodologies in Asymmetric Catalysis, ACS Symposium Series 880," Ed. By S. V. Malhotra, Chap. 6, pp. 85-102, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 2004.
(58) K. Soai, "Asymmetric Autocatalysis, Absolute Asymmetric Synthesis and Origin of Homochirality of Biomolecules," in "Progress in Biological Chirality," Ed. by G. PALYI, C. ZUCCHI, Chap. 29, pp. 355-364, Elsevier, Oxford, 2004.
(59) K. Soai, "Asymmetric Amplification and Asymmetric Autocatalysis ? Approach to the Origin of Chirality," in "Chiral Chemistry ? Asymmetric Synthesis," Ed. by Chemical Society of Japan, Chap. 5, pp. 101-125, Maruzen, Tokyo, 2005.
(60) Focus in Organic Chemistry.
J. Clayden, K. Soai, Lett. Org. Chem., 2005, 2, 389-391.
(61) Determination of the Absolute Configurations of Amino Acids in Space.
K. Soai, Koubo Chijo Kenkyu News, 2005, 4, 10-11

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2006-2010

(62) Discovery of Asymmetric Autocatalysis with Amplification of Chirality and Its Implications in Chiral Homogeneity of Biomolecules.
K. Soai and T. Kawasaki
Chirality, 2006, 18, 469-478.
(63) Investigation on the Origin of Chirality Using Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K. Soai, Science Forum, 2006, 264, 18-21.
(64) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and the Origin of Homochirality.
K. Soai, T. Kawasaki, Shokubai (Catalysts & Catalysis), 2006, 48, 346-352.
(65) Enantioselective addition of organozinc compounds.
Soai, K.; Sato, I.; Kawasaki, T.
in The Chemistry of Organozinc Compounds, Ed. by Rappoprt, Z., Marek, I. John Wiley & Sons, (2007) pp. 555-593.
(66) Asymetric autocatalysis with amplification of chirality and origin of chiral homogeneity of biomolecules.
Soai, K.; Kawasaki, T. in New Frontiers in Asymmetric Catalysis, Ed. Mikami, K.; Lautens, M., pp.259-274, Wiley-Interscience, Hoboken(2007).
(67) Asymetric autocatalysis and its implications in the origin of chiral homogeneity of biomolecules.
Soai, K.; Kawasaki, T. in Asymmetric Synthesis -The Essentials, , Ed. Christmann, M.; Brase, C., pp. 212-216 Wiley-VCH (2007).
(68) Asymmetric autocatalysis with amplification of chirality.
Soai, K.; Kawasaki, T.
Top. Curr. Chem. 2008, 284, 1-33.
Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
(69) (S)-Diphenyl(1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl)methanol.
Soai, K.; Kawasaki, T. in Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis 2nd Ed., Ed. Paquette, L.: Fuchs, P.: Molander, G., 6, pp. 4495-4499 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd (2007)
(70) Chemical Approaches to the Elucidation of the Origins of  Homochirality by Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
Kenso Soai, Tsuneomi Kawasaki
Fine Chemicals, 2008, 37, 5-16.
(71) Symmetry Breaking in Asymmetric Autocatalysis of Pyrimidyl Alkanol
Kenso Soai, Tsuneomi Kawasaki in Recent Developments in Physical Chemistry, vol. 979, pp.68-79, American Institute of Physics, Melville, New York. Ed by Enrique Diaz-Herrera,Eusebio Juaristi (2008)
(72) 不斉自己触媒反応を用いて不斉の起源に迫る
Soai, K.; Kawasaki, T.
化学と教育(Chemistry and Education)2008, 56,384-385
(73) Asymmetric Autocatalysis of Pyrimidyl Alkanol Using an Organozinc Reagent
Kenso Soai, Tsuneomi Kawasaki
In Organometallic Chirality. Ed. by Palyi, G., Zucchi, C., Caglioti, L., Mucchi Editore, Modena,
Chap. 6, pp. 107-125 (2008).
(74) 解説 不斉現象に新事実 炭素同位体で光学活性体に偏りが生じる!
Soai, K.; Kawasaki, T.
化学(Chemistry) 2009, 64(10), 38-43.
(75) Kenso Soai, Tsuneomi Kawasaki
Organometallic News2009, (1), 20-21.
(76) 展望:同位体不斉が引き起こす不斉自己触媒反応-ホモキラリティーの起 源としての同位体不斉-
Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Kenso Soai
Isotope News 2009, Nov., (667), 2-6.
(77) Amplification of chirality as a pathway to biological homochirality
Tsuneomi Kawasaki and Kenso Soai
J. Fluor. Chem. 2010, 131, 525-534.
(78) Asymmetric autocatalysis. Automultiplication of Chiral Molecules
Kenso Soai, Tsuneomi Kawasaki
Chimica Oggi (Chemistry Today, supplement: Chiral Technologies)2009, 27(6), 3-7.
(79) Asymmetric Amplification and Autocatalysis
Soai, K.; Kawasaki, T.; Shibata, T.
in Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis, Third Edition, Ed. by Ojima, I., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey, Chap. 12, pp. 891-930 (2010).

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2011-2015

(80) アキラル化合物の結晶化によるキラリティー発生と キラル有機結晶を不斉源とする不斉自己触媒反応
川﨑常臣、硤合憲三
日本結晶学会誌, 2011, 53, 201-206.
(81) キラル分子の不斉起源とホモキラリティーの謎に迫る
硤合憲三、川﨑常臣
化学 (Chemistry)2011, 66(8),49-53.
(82) Asymmetric Induction Arising from Enantiomerically Enriched Carbon-13 Isotopomers and Highly Sensitive Chiral Discrimination by Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
suneomi Kawasaki, Kenso Soai
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2011, 84, 879-892. [PDF]
(83) Chemistry of Left and Right Handedness. The Origin of Chirality and Highly Sensitive Chiral Discrimination by Using Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Ridai Science Forum, 2012, 29 (No.4), 24-29.
(84) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and the Origin of Chiral Organic Compounds.
K. Soai, T. Kawasaki
Organometallic News, 2012 (No. 2), 36-41.
(85) Asymmetric Autocatalysis Triggered by Chiral Crystals Formed from Achiral Compounds and Chiral Isotopomers.
T. Kawasaki, K. Soai
Isr. J. Chem., 2012, 52, 582-590.
(86) Asymmetric Autocatalysis – Discovery and State of The Art. In The Soai Reaction and Related Topic
Ed. by G. Palyi, C. Zicchi, L. Caglioti,
pp. 9-34, Academia Nationale di Scienze Lettere e Arti Modena, Modena, 2012.
(87) Silicone Dioxide: Its Crystal Structures and Application to Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
Y. Urabe, K. Soai
Kagaku to Kyoiku (Chemistry & Education), 2012, 60, 394-397.
(88) Asymmetric Autocatalysis. Pathway to The Biological Homochirality.
T. Kawasaki, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
Chimica Oggi/Chemistry Today, 2012, 30 (n. 5), 10-13.
(89) Approaches Toward the Origin of Homochirality Using the Synthetic Organic Chemistry —Asymmetric Autocatalysis with Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess—
T. Kawasaki, I. Sato, H. Mineki, A. Matsumoto, K. Soai
J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn., 2013, 71, 109-123.
(90) Asymmetric Autocatalysis of Pyrimidyl Alkanol.
K. Soai, T. Kawasaki
Inventing Reactions, Topics in Organometallic Chemistry, 2013, 44, 261-279.
(91) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and the Origin of Homochirality.
K. Soai, A. Matsumoto
Chiral Chemistry, CSJ Current Review 13, Ed. Chemical Society of Japan, Chap. 15, pp.148-155, Kagakudojin, Kyoto, 2013.
(92) The Origins of Homochirality Examined by Using Asymmetric Autocatalysis.
K. Soai, T. Kawasaki, A. Matsumoto
Chem. Rec. 2014, 14, 70-83.
(93) Asymmetric Autocatalysis of Pyrimidyl Alkanol and Its Application to the Study on the Origin of Homochirality.
K. Soai, T. Kawasaki, A. Matsumoto
Acc. Chem. Res. 2014, 47, 3643-3654, (Open Access)
(94) 不斉自己触媒反応を用いたキラル化学-同位体置換キラル化合物が誘起するエナンチオ選択的反応-
川﨑常臣、松本有正,硤合憲三
化学工業, 2015, 66, 133-138.
2016-
(95) Asymmetric Autocatalysis and the Elucidation of the Origin of Homochirality
松本有正,硤合憲三
ファインケミカル, 2016, 45(2), 58-67.
(96)  Asymmetric autocatalysis and the origins of homochirality of organic compounds. An overview.
Kenso Soai, Arimasa Matsumoto, Tsuneomi Kawasaki
in Advances in Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Related Topic (Eds. by Gyula Palyi; Robert Kurdi; Claudia Zucchi), Elsevier Inc., Cambridge, Chap. 1, pp. 1-30 (2017).
(97) Synthesis of pyrimidine-terminated chiral large molecular architectures with functions of self-replication and self-improvement by asymmetric autocatalysis.
Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Arimasa Matsumoto, Itaru Sato, Kenso Soai
in Advances in Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Related Topic (Eds. by Gyula Palyi; Robert Kurdi; Claudia Zucchi), Elsevier Inc., Cambridge, Chap. 8, pp. 149-166 (2017).
(98) Structural study of asymmetric autocatalysis by X-ray crystallography.
Arimasa Matsumoto, Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Kenso Soai
in Advances in Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Related Topic (Eds. by Gyula Palyi; Robert Kurdi; Claudia Zucchi), Elsevier Inc., Cambridge, Chap. 10, pp. 183-202 (2017).
(99) Asymmetric autocatalysis initiated by crystal chirality of achiral compounds.
Arimasa Matsumoto, Yoshiyasu Kaimori, Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Kenso Soai
in Advances in Asymmetric Autocatalysis and Related Topic (Eds. by Gyula Palyi; Robert Kurdi; Claudia Zucchi), Elsevier Inc., Cambridge, Chap. 18, pp. 337-356 (2017).

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