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Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, IWATE UNIVERSITY
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KORENAGA ToshinobuAssociate Professor

Affiliation Faculty of Engineering
Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering

Graduate School of Engineering
·Master's Programs
Chemistry and Bioengineering
·Doctoral Programs
Frontier Matter and Function Engineering
Keywords Organometallic Catalyst, Organic Catalyst, Asymmetric Catalyst
Summary An organometallic catalytic reaction is one of the most utilized methods for synthesis of various organic compounds. The catalytic activities and selectivities are controlled by supporting ligands. Among them, a chiral ligand plays a significant role in asymmetric catalysis to obtain optically pure compounds such as medicinal drugs. Our group is developing novel ligands to activate highly the organometallic catalysts. As an alternative, development of a metal-free organic catalyst is studied. These catalytic systems are considered using quantum chemical calculations.
Research Fields Organic Synthetic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Computational Chemistry
Subjects Organic Structural Chemistry, Chemistry and Bioengineering Laboratory, Chemistry and Bioengineering Exercises
[Master's Programs]Advanced Organoelement Chemistry
[Doctoral Programs]Advanced Process Organic Chemistry I
Website http://www.chem.iwate-u.ac.jp/web/labo/shimada/Homepage%20%28E%29/Contents.html
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