Researcher Information



Creative Synthesis of Complex Organic Compounds

Department of Chemistry, Organic and Biological Chemistry


Total synthesis of natural products having a complex structure and novel bioactivity based on new efficient methodologies and reactions.

FieldOrganic chemistry, Organic synthesis, Natural product chemistry
KeywordNatural product, Total synthesis, Terpenoid, Cyclization reaction, Bond formation

Representative Achievements

Asymmetric Total Synthesis of Brasilicardins, F. Yoshimura, R. Itoh, M. Torizuka, G. Mori, and K. Tanino, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 17161–17167.
Enantioselective Total Synthesis of (+)-Iso-A82775C, a Proposed Biosynthetic Precursor of Chloropupukeananin, T. Suzuki, S. Watanabe, S. Kobayashi, and K. Tanino, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 922–925.
Total Synthesis of Palau‘amine, K. Namba, K. Takeuchi, Y. Kaihara, M. Oda, A. Nakayama, A. Nakayama, M. Yoshida, and K. Tanino, Nature Commun. 2015, Article number: 8731.
Synthetic Studies on Azadirachtin: Construction of the ABC Ring System via the Diels-Alder Reaction of a Vinyl Allenylsilane Derivative, K. Sakurai and K. Tanino, Tetrahedron Lett., 2015, 56, 496−499.
Total Synthesis of Solanoeclepin A, K. Tanino, M. Takahashi, Y. Tomata, H. Tokura, T. Uehara, T. Narabu, and M. Miyashita, Nature Chem., 2011, 3, 484−488.
Academic degreePh.D.
Room addressFaculty of ScienceBuilding No.6 6-602