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2021.04.21  The papers regarding Julia-Kocienski reaction (J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 9936 and Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 6907) have been featured in Organic Chemistry Highlights: C-C Bond Formation.

2021.04.19  One-pot preparation of (E)-α,β-unsaturated aldehydes by a Julia-Kocienski reaction of 2,2-dimethoxyethyl PT sulfone followed by acid hydrolysis. Ando, K.; Watanabe, H.; Zhu, X. J. Org. Chem. 2021, ASAP.

2021.04.05  8 undergraduate students have joined our lab. Members updated.

2020.02.15 Our collaborative study on the mechanism of aldol-Tishchenko reaction has been published. This work was done in collaboration with Prof. Gerard P. McGlacken at University College Cork, Ireland and Prof. K. N. Houk at UCLA. "Mechanism and origins of stereoselectivity of the aldol-Tishchenko reaction of sulfinimines" Turlik, A.; Ando, K.; Mackey, P.; Alcock, E.; Light, M.; McGlacken, G. P.; Houk, K. N. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 4296-4303.

2020.11.21 "Stereoselective synthesis of ribofuranoid exo-glycals by one-pot Julia olefination using ribofuranosyl sulfones" Oka, N.; Mori, A.; Suzuki, K.; Ando, K. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 86, 657-673.

2020.8.21 "Stereoselective synthesis of trisubstituted (Z)-alkenes from ketones via the Julia-Kocienski olefination using 1-methyl- and 1-tert-butyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl alkyl sulfones" Ando, K.; Takama, D. Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 6907-6922.

2020.7.1  "Methylenation for aldehydes and ketones using 1-methylbenzimidazol-2-yl (MBI) methyl sulfone" Ando, K.; Oguchi, M.; Kobayashi, T.; Asano, H.; Uchida, N. J. Org. Chem. 2020, 85, 9936-9943.

2020.5.28  "Regioselective O6-diphenylcarbamoylation of 7-deazaguanine derivatives via a stable intermediate 1-(diphenylcarbamoyl)-4-(dimethylamino)pyridinium chloride" Oka, N.; Nakano, K.; Fukuta, A.; Ando, K. Tetrahedron Lett. 2020, 61, 152085.

2020.5.18  8 undergraduate students have joined our lab. Members updated.

2019.11.19 "Identification of a radical SAM enzyme involved in the synthesis of archaeosine" Yokogawa, T. et al. Nat. Chem. Biol. 2019, 15, 1148-1155.

2019.11.1 Dr. Masahiro Sai has joined our lab as an assistant professor.

2019.9.28 Mayuka Kanda was awarded an excellent poster presentation award in SSOCJ Hokuriku Seminar. Congratulations!

2019.8.19 Our publication entitled "One-pot preparation of Julia-Kocienski sulfides and sulfones from alcohols" Ando, K.; Hattori, J. has been selected as the front cover of Tetrahedron Letters (Sep 5, 2019).

2019.8.7 Assoc. Prof. Oka gave an invited lecture at the International Conference of the Indonesian Chemical Society (ICICS2019).

2019.8.3  "One-pot preparation of Julia-Kocienski sulfides and sulfones from alcohols" Ando, K.; Hattori, J. Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 151017. Share link: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZbJI9Bz5GWFb

2019.8.3  "Hydrosilylation of aldehydes catalyzed by diethyl 2-pyridylphosphonate" Oka, N.; Ito, K.; Ando, K. Malaysian J. Anal. Sci. 2019, 23, 648-653.

2019.7.25-26 Five graduate students attended The 4th International Symposium on Process Chemistry (ISPC2019) to do poster presentations.

2019.6.19 Prof. Ando gave an invited lecture at Shirahige Seminar (Osaka Prefecture University)

2019.5.28 "1-Methyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl (MT) sulfones in the Julia-Kocienski olefination: Comparison with the PT and the TBT sulfones" Ando, K.; Kawano, D.; Takama, D.; Semii, Y. Tetrahedron Lett. 2019, 60, 1566-1569.

2019.4.4  New school year has just begun! Toppage, member updated.

2018.11.24 "A theoretical study on the elimination reaction of acrylonitrile from 2'-O-cyanoethylated nucleosides by Bu4NF" Ando, K.; Saneyoshi, H.; Seio, K.; Sekine, M. Tetrahedron 2019, 75, 1-9.

2018/09/27  Lab trip to Hamana Lake. Photo gallery updated.

2018/09/15  "Stereoselective synthesis of 1-thio-α-D-ribofuranosides using ribofuranosyl iodides as glycosyl donors" Oka, N.; Mori, A.; Ando, K. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2018, 63556362.

2018/09/14  Yuuka Jindo was awarded an excellent poster presentation award in the SSOCJ Hokuriku Seminar. Congratulations!

2018.8.29  "One-pot preparation of ethyl 2(Z)-4-(anilinoxy)pentenoate by α-aminoxylation of propanal followed by Z-selective HWE reaction and the study on its cyclization reaction" Ando, K.; Takao, M.; Oyama, I.; Furuta, K. Heterocycles 2018, 96, 15931600.

2018/08/25  Five graduate students atteneded the International Symposium on Main Group Chemistry Directed towards Organic Synthesis (MACOS, Kyoto) to present research. Haruka Asano was awarded a BCSJ Award. Congatulations!

2018/08/10  "A practical synthesis of archaeosine and its base" Oka, N.; Fukuta, A.; Ando, K. Tetrahedron 2018, 74, 57095714.

2018/07/17  Prof. Ando gave an invited lecture at The 2018 Gordon Research Conference on Organic Reactions and Processes (Stonehill College, MA).

2018/07/07  Kaori Ando, "Methylenation Reaction of Carbonyl Compounds Using Julia-Kocienski Reagents" p. 147-162 in "New Horizons of Process Chemistry" Edited by Kiyoshi Tomioka, Takayuki Shioiri, and Hironao Sajiki, Springer, Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017.

2018/04/05  Six undergraduate students have joined our lab.

2017/09/14~15  Lab trip to Nagano. Photo gallery updated.

2017/06/10  Professor Ando and Associate Professor Oka gave invited lectures in International Symposium on Pure & Applied Chemistry 2017 (ISPAC 2017) (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam).

2017/04/05   Seven undergraduate students have joined our lab.

2016/10/21    A paper on the synthesis of 2-pyridylthiophosphinate derivatives has been published. Oka, N.; Ori, K.; Ando, K. Phosphorus, Sulfur Silicon Relat. Elem., in press.

2016/10/08 Congratulations to Tomohiro Wada for winning the Poster Award in SSOCJ Hokuriku Seminar!

2016/04/14 Our paper regarding new Peterson reagents (Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 6026) was highlighted in SYNFACTS 2016, 12, 301.

2016/04/07 1-Methyl-2-(methylsulfonyl)benzimidazole, a new methylenation reagent that we developed is now commercially available from TCI.【TCI web page】【leaflet

2016/04/05 Six undergraduate students have joined our lab. Member updated.

2015/12/28 A paper on the development of new Peterson reagents for the stereoselective synthesis of Z-a,b-unsaturated sulfones has been published. Ando, K.; Wada, T.; Okumura, M.; Sumida, H. Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 6026-6029.

2015/11/27 Our research has been awarded by JSPC and Prof. Ando, delivered her award lecture at JSPC Winter Symposium 2015. Ando, K.; Kobayashi, T.; Uchida, N. Highly Practical New Methylenation Reagent for Aldehydes and Ketones.

2015/05/18 Three papers have been published. Bayliffe, F. H.; Steven, A.; Ando, K.; Shipman, M. Synlett, 2015 26, 1371-1374; Ando, K.; Kobayashi, T.; Uchida, N. Org. Lett. 2015, 17, 2554-2557; Ando, K. Yuki Gosei Kagaku Kyoukaishi 2014, 72, 890-898 and 943.

2015/05/07 Welcome BBQ. Photo gallery updated.

2015/04/06  Seven undergrad students and a research student have joined our lab. Member updated.

2015/03/25 Graduation ceremony. Photo gallery updated.

2014/09/19-20  Lab trip to Komagatake. Photo gallery updated.

2014/07/21 a-Selective ribofuranosylation of alcohols with ribofuranosyl iodides and triphenylphosphine oxide. Oka, N.; Kajino, R.; Takeuchi, K.; Nagakawa, H.; Ando, K. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 76567664.

2014/04/03  Seven undergrad students and a master course student have joined our lab. Top page and member updated.

2013/10/19  Synthesis of inosine 6-phosphate diesters via phosphitylation of carbonyl oxygen. Oka, N.; Morita, Y.; Itakura, Y.; Ando, K. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 1150311505.

2013/04/04  Seven undergrad students joined our lab. Member updated.

2013/04/01  Name of affiliation has been changed to Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science.

2013/03/25  2nd-year master students presented our research in 93th CSJ Annual Meeting at Ritsumeikan University, Shiga.

2013/03/11 Highly Z-selective synthesis of a,b-unsaturated nitriles using the Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction. Ando, K.; Okumura, M.; Nagaya, S. Tetrahedron Lett. 2013, 54, 20262028.

2012/12/03 Purification and comparison of native and recombinant tRNA-guanine transglycosylases from Methanosarcina acetivorans. Nomura, Y.; Onda, Y.; Ohno, S.; Taniguchi, H.; Ando, K.; Oka, N.; Nishikawa, K.; Yokogawa, T. Protein Expr. Purif. 2013, 88, 1319.

2012/12/01 Synthesis of 2-pyridylphosphinate and thiophosphinate derivatives by nucleophilic aromatic substitution of N-methoxypyridinium tosylates. Oka, N.; Ito, K.; Tomita, F.; Ando, K. Chem. Lett. 2012, 41, 16301632.

2012/11/1517 Prof. Oka presented our research in the 39th International Symposium on Nucleic Acid Chemistry (ISNAC2012) (Nagoya).

2012/04/03 Seven new undergraduate students have joined our lab. Members updated.

2012/11/1517 Prof. Oka presented our research in the 39th International Symposium on Nucleic Acid Chemistry (ISNAC2012) (Nagoya).

2012/11/11 Congratulations to Kousuke Ito for winning the Poster Award in 43rd Annual Meeting of Union of Chemistry-Related Societies in Chubu Area.

2012/11/1011 We attended the 43rd Annual Meeting of Union of Chemistry-Related Societies in Chubu Area to present our research.

2012/09/2021 Lab trip to Nagahama, Fukui and Kanazawa. Photo Gallery updated.

2012/09/07 The Ando lab has temporarily moved to the 7th Floor of the Gifu Pharmaceutical University while the Gifu University Engineering building is under construction.

2012/07/1920 We attended the Japanese Society for Process Chemistry 2012 Summer Symposium (Kyoto) for presentations.

2012/06/05 Oka, N.; Takayama, Y.; Ando, K.; Wada, T. Synthesis of nucleoside 5'-boranophosphorothioate derivatives using an H-boranophosphonate monoester as a precursor. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2012, 22, 45714574.

2011/11/0911 Prof. Oka presented our research in the 38th International Symposium on Nucleic Acid Chemistry. (ISNAC2011) (Sapporo)

2011/10/0910  Prof. Ando attended 7th International Symposium on Integrated Synthesis (ISIS-7) (Kobe) as an invited speaker.

2011/09/21–22 Lab trip to Nagano. Photo gallery updated.

2011/08/26 Prof. Ando's works as a postdoc and career have been introduced in "Critical Perspective: Named Reactions Discovered and Developed by Women" Olson, J. A.; Shea, K. M. Acc. Chem. Res. 2011, 44, 311321.

2011/08/1012 Prof. Ando, Adachi and Takao attended The 2nd International Symposium on Process Chemistry (ISPC2011) (Kyoto) to give three presentations on our research.

2011/06/15  Goto, T.; Takeda, K.; Anada, M.; Ando, K.; Hashimoto, S. Enantio- and diastereoselective cyclopropanation with tert-butyl a-diazopropionate catalyzed by dirhodium(II) tetrakis[N-tetrabromophthaloyl-(S)-tert-leucinate]. Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 42004203.

2011/06/15  Ando, K.; Morokuma, K. DFT and ONIOM study on the alkylation of the lithium enolate in solution: microsolvation cluster models for CH2=CHOLi + CH3Cl + (THF)0-6. Theo. Chem. Acc. 2011, 130, 323-331.

2011/05/10  Goto, T.; Takeda, K.; Shimada, N.; Nambu, H.; Anada, M.; Shiro, M.; Ando, K.; Hashimoto, S. Highly enantioselective cyclopropenation reaction of 1-alkynes with a-alkyl-a-diazoesters catalyzed by dirhodium(II) carboxylates. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 68036808.

2011/04/05  Seven new undergraduate students have joined our lab.

2011/03/23  Ando, K.; Yamada, K. Highly E-selective solvent-free Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction catalyzed by DBU. Green Chem. 2011, 13, 1143-1146.

2011/01/20 Ando, K.; Sato, K. Z-Selective intramolecular Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction for the synthesis of macrocyclic alkenes. Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 1284-1287.

2011/01/11 Yamanichi, H.; Matsukawa, S.; Kojima, S.; Ando, K.; Yamamoto, Y. Structure and dynamic behavior of neutral hexacoordinate antimony compounds with intramolecular coordination. Heteroatom Chem. 2011, 22, 553-561.

2011/12/15-20 Prof. Ando and K. Yamada attended PACIFICHEM2010 (Honolulu, Hawaii) to give three presentations on our research.

2010/11/29 Our paper has been highlighted in Organic Chemistry Highlights Ando, K.; Narumiya, K.; Takada, H.; Teruya, T. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1460.

2010/11/26 Ando, K. Mechanistic study on the gold-catalyzed C-S bond formation of a-thioallenes to form 2,5-dihydrothiophenes. J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 8516–8521.

2010/11/26 Ando, K.; Egami, T. Facile synthesis of a-amino phosphonates in water by Kabachnik-Fields reaction using magnesium dodecyl sulfate. Heteroatom Chem. 201122, 358–362.

2020/11/10-12 Oka attended ISNAC2010 for presentation.

2010/11/06-07 Staff and 10 grad students attended 41st Annual Meeting of Union of Chemistry-Related Societies in Chubu Area for presentations.

2010/11/05-06 Poster presentation in Gifu University Fair

09/21-22/2010 Lab trip to Izu. Photo gallery updated.

09/03/2010 Homepage has been moved.

04/30/2010 Welcome BBQ party. Photo gallery updated. 

04/22/2010 "Solvent-free Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction using DBU" Ando, K.; Yamada, K. Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 3297-3299.

04/05/2010 Eight new undergraduate students have joined our lab.

03/01/2010 "Z-Selective intramolecular Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction for the synthesis of macrocyclic lactones" Ando, K.; Narumiya, K.; Takada, H.; Teruya, T. Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1460-1463.

02/24/2010  "New polymer-supported phosphonate reagents for the synthesis of Z-a,b-unsaturated esters" Ando, K.; Suzuki, Y. Tetrahedron Lett. 2010, 51, 2323-2325. [Highlighted in Synfacts 2010, 6, 722.]

10/29-30/2009  Lab trip to "Bokka no Sato", Gero, Gujo. Photo gallery updated.

08/25/2009  Welcome to our new website!