8. Synthesis and Characterization of Dibenzothieno[a,f]pentalenes Enabling Large Antiaromaticity and Moderate Open-Shell Character through a Small Energy Barrier for Bond-Shift Valence Tautomerization [abstract]
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.3c07356
Yusuke Mizuno, Akira Nogata, Mitsuharu Suzuki, Ken-ichi Nakayama, Ichiro Hisaki, Ryohei Kishi, Akihito Konishi, and Makoto Yasuda
J. Am. Chem. Soc. in press

7. Cage-Shaped Phosphites Having C3-Symmetric Chiral Environment: Steric Control of Lewis Basicity and Application as Chiral Ligands in Rhodium-Catalyzed Conjugate Additions [abstract]
DOI: 10.1002/chem.202302611
Xiao Liu, Kazuma Tomita, Akihito Konishi, and Makoto Yasuda
Chem. Eur. J. in press

6. Acetate/Alkoxide/Halide Shuttle Systems Mediated by Lewis Acid Catalysts for Insertion Reaction of One-carbon Unit into Carbon–Carbon or Carbon–Halogen Bond [abstract]
DOI: 10.1055/a-2136-3609
Yoshihiro Nishimoto and Makoto Yasuda
Synlett 2023, 35, 367-378.

5. Synthesis and Characterization of Hexafluorocyclopentane-Bridged Bisbutatrienes as Models for Longer Cumulenes: Various Transformations for the Constructions of π-Conjugated Frameworks[abstract]
DOI: 10.1002/chem.202301255
Akihito Konishi, Shizuka Imai, Shoya Satake, Kouji Chiba, and Makoto Yasuda
Chem. Eur. J. 2023, 29, e202301255.

4. Bis-periazulene: remaining non-alternant isomer of pyrene [abstract]
DOI: 10.1515/pac-2023-0117
Akihito Konishi, Koki Horii, Michiyoshi Hirose, and Makoto Yasuda
Pure Applied Chem. 2023, in press.


3. The road to bis-periazulene (cyclohepta[def]fluorene): Realizing one of the long-standing dreams in nonalternant hydrocarbons [abstract]
DOI: 10.1002/poc.4495
Akihito Konishi, Koki Horii, and Makoto Yasuda
J. Phys. Org. Chem. 2023, 36, e4495.
Selected as a cover picture [link]

2. 1-Fluoro-1-sulfonyloxylation of Alkenes by Sterically and Electronically  Tuned Hypervalent Iodine: Regression Analysis toward 1,1-Heterodifunctionalization [abstract]
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.2c04235
Masaki Fujie, Kyohei Mizufune, Yoshihiro Nishimoto, and Makoto Yasuda
Org. Lett. 2023, 25766-770.
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1. Sulfonyloxylation and Acetoxylation of Aryl C–H Proximal to λ3-Iodanediyl Group on Biaryl Structures [abstract]
DOI: 10.1246/cl.220488
Masaki Fujie, Kyohei Mizufune, Yoshihiro Nishimoto, and Makoto Yasuda
Chem. Lett. in press