Advanced Organic Synthesis

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Division of Fundamental Organic Chemistry

Advanced Organic Synthesis

Campus : Chikushi
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Mitsuru Shindo
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Arihiro Kano
Associate Professor
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Takayuki Iwata
Assistant Professor
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Our research group designs and synthesizes useful bioactive organic molecules based on synthetic organic chemistry, and develops novel and effective synthetic methods. Recent studies: 1. synthesis of apoptosis inhibitors, antitumor agents, and plant growth regulators; 2. new synthetic methods using ynolates; 3. synthesis of functional iptycenes; 4. molecular release reactions; 5. elucidation of the cancer-induced immunosuppression; 6. generation of anticancer reagents based on the novel mechanistic insights.
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