• A collaboration paper with Anna D. Gudmundsdottir (University of Cincinnati) has been published in The Journal of Organic Chemistry.α-Cleavage of 2,2-Diazido-2,3-dihydroinden-1-one in Solution and Cryogenic Matrices,
  • A collaboration paper with Michael Lazarus and Tsuyoshi Saitoh (Tsukuba University) has been published in Nature Communications. Optochemical control of slow-wave sleep in the nucleus accumbens of male mice by a photoactivatable allosteric modulator of adenosine A2A receptors, Nature Communications, 2024, 15, 3661.
  • A collaboration paper with Fan-Ching Chien and Tzu-Chau Lin (National Central University, Taiwan) has been published in Angew. Chem. Temporal-Focusing Multiphoton Excitation Single-Molecule Localization Microscopy Using Spontaneously Blinking Fluorophores, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 10.1002/anie.202404942
  • Professor Ishitani's group join us!
  • Professor Graham Bodwell's lecture will be held on April 10 at 401N, Synthesis, Properties and Chemistry of Cyclophanes Containing Nonplanar Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.
  • Dang's study on "Crucial Roles of Leaving Group and Open-shell Cation in Photoreaction of (Coumarin-4-yl)methyl Derivatives" was accepted for publication in Journal of the American Chemical Society, ja-2024-028802
  • Phong's study on "Development of a Two-Photon Responsive Chromophore, 2-(p-Aminophenyl)-5,6-dimethoxy-1-(hydroxyinden-3-yl)methyl Derivative, as Photoremovable Protecting Group" was accepted for publication in The Journal of Organic Chemistry, jo-2023-029433
  • A collaboration paper with Yasuda&Nishimoto' group has been published in Angew. Chem. Sequential C–F Bond Transformation of the Difluoromethylene Unit in Perfluoroalkyl Groups: A Combination of Fine‐Tuned Phenothiazine Photoredox Catalyst and Lewis Acid, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, e202401117
  • A collaboration paper with Ellis-Davies's group has been published in Angew. Chem. Bidirectional neuronal actuation by uncaging with violet and green light,
  • Takano's paper is accepted for publication in EurJOC, a special issue of Physical Organic Chemistry. Substituent Effects on the Electronic Ground State (Singlet versus Triplet) of Indenyl Cations: DFT and CASPT2 Studies, Takano, M.; Antol, I.; Abe, M. EurJOC, in press,
  • A collaboration paper with Nokami's group has been accepted for publication in ChemElectroChem. Formation of Sterically Congested C─N by Electrochemical Reductive Coupling of Amines and α-Bromocarboxamides; celc.202300636
  • A collaboration paper with Minakata's group has been accepted for publication in Chemical Science. Photoexcitation of (Diarylmethylene)amino Benziodoxolones for Alkylamination of Styrene Derivatives with Carboxylic Acids, DOI: 10.1039/D3SC06090J
  • Onishi & Liu's study on "Energetically More Stable Singlet Cyclopentane-1,3-diyl Diradical with π-Single Bonding Character than the Corresponding σ-Single Bonded Compound" has been accepted for publication in Journal of American Chemical Society,
  • Itasaka, Kajikawa, Horio presented their research at SEST 2023.
  • Takano and Eslam was selected as a recipient of the 2023 Academic Award of the Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Hiroshima University. 
  • Kajikawa's poster was won the 2nd prize Poster Award at the Solvation Chemistry and Reactive Molecules 2023. 


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广岛大学 · 安倍实验室,廣島大學 · 安倍實驗室
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Department of Chemistry
Graduate School of Science
Hiroshima University, Japan

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