• Direct Catalytic Asymmetric Addition of α‐Fluoronitriles to Aldehydes
    Pandur V. Balaji, Zhao Li, Akira Saito, Naoya Kumagai*, and Masakatsu Shibasaki*
    Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 15524–15527.

  • Design, Synthesis, and Application of Multiboron Heterocycle to Direct Amidation Catalyst
    Hidetoshi Noda, Masakatsu Shibasaki,* Naoya Kumagai*
    J. Synth. Org. Chem. Jpn. 2020, 78, 971–978.
  • The Different Faces of [Ru(bpy)3Cl2] and fac[Ir(ppy)3] Photocatalysts: Redox Potential Controlled Synthesis of Sulfonylated Fluorenes and Pyrroloindoles from Unactivated Olefins and Sulfonyl Chlorides
    Santosh K. Pagire, Naoya Kumagai*, and Masakatsu Shibasaki*
    Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 7853–7858.

  • Direct Catalytic Asymmetric and anti-Selective Vinylogous Addition of Butenolides to Chromones
    Jin Cui, Naoya Kumagai, Takumi Watanabe* and Masakatsu Shibasaki*
    Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 7170–7176.
  • Introduction of a 7-Aza-6-MeO-indoline Auxiliary in Lewis acid/Photoredox Cooperative Catalysis: Highly Enantioselective Aminomethylation of α,β-Unsaturated Amides
    Santosh K. Pagire, Naoya Kumagai,* and Masakatsu Shibasaki*
    Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 5168–5174.


  • Catalytic Asymmetric 1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of α,β-Unsaturated Amide and Azomethine Imine
    Zhao Li, Naoya Kumagai,* and Masakatsu Shibasaki*
    Chem. Pharm. Bull. 2020, 68, 552–554.

  • (2R,3S)-3,4,4,4-Tetrafluorovaline: A Fluorinated Bioisostere of Isoleucine
    Lennart Brewitz, Hidetoshi Noda, Naoya Kumagai,* and Masakatsu Shibasaki*
    Eur. J. Org. Lett. 2020, 1745–1752.

  • Z-Enolate Geometry in Thioamide Aldol Reaction Illuminated by 7-Azaindoline Auxiliary
    Roman Pluta, Zhao Li, Naoya Kumagai,* and Masakatsu Shibasaki*
    Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 791–794.