Selected Publications

     

English

Boron Carbon Nitride Thin Films: From Disordered to Ordered Conjugated Ternary Materials

Paolo Giusto, Hiroki Arazoe, Daniel Cruz, Paola Lova, Tobias Heil, Takuzo Aida, and Markus Antonietti

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, in press.



Title will be announced soon.

Koki Sano, Naoki Igarashi, Yasuo Ebina, Takayoshi Sasaki, Takaaki Hikima, Takuzo Aida, and Yasuhiro Ishida

Nature Commun. 2020, in press.



Anomalously Slow Conformational Change Dynamics of Polar Groups Anchored to Hydrophobic Surfaces in Aqueous Media

Tengfei Fu, Hao Xing, Eric S. Silver, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Shuo Chen, Takuya Masuda, Kohei Uosaki, Feihe Huang, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Asian J. 2020, 15, 3321–3325.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.202000742]



Photochemically Crushable and Regenerative Metal–Organic Framework

Hiroshi Sato, Toshiya Matsui, Zhiyi Chen, Jenny Pirillo, Yuh Hijikata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 14069–14073.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c06615]



Molecularly Engineered “Janus GroEL”: Application to Supramolecular Copolymerization with a Higher Level of Sequence Control

Daiki Kashiwagi, Hao K. Shen, Seunghyun Sim, Koki Sano, Yasuhiro Ishida, Ayumi Kimura, Tatsuya Niwa, Hideki Taguchi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 13310–13315.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c05937]



Supramolecular Polymerization: A Conceptual Expansion for Innovative Materials

P. K. Hashim, Julian Bergueiro, Egbert W. Meijer, and Takuzo Aida

Prog. Polym. Sci. 2020, 101250.

[DOI: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2020.101250]



Intracellular Photoactivation of Caspase-3 by Molecular Glues for Spatiotemporal Apoptosis Induction

Nina B. Hentzen, Rina Mogaki, Saya Otake, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 8080–8084 (selected as “Cover Picture”).

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c01823]



Supramolecular Polymers — we've Come Full Circle

Takuzo Aida and Egbert W. Meijer

Isr. J. Chem. (Rosarium Philosophorum Macromolecules), 2020, 60, 1–16.

[DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201900165]



Distinct Pathways in “Thermally Bisignate Supramolecular Polymerization”:

Spectroscopic and Computational Studies

K. Venkata Rao, Mathijs Mabesoone, Daigo Miyajima, Atsuko Nihonyanagi, Egbert W. Meijer, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 598–605.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b12044]



Shine Bright Like a Diamond: New Light on an Old Polymeric Semiconductor

Paolo Giusto, Daniel Cruz, Tobias Heil, Paola Lova, Hiroki Arazoe, Takuzo Aida, Davide Comoretto, Maddalena Patrini, and Markus Antonietti

Adv. Mater. 2020, 32, 1908140.

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.201908140]



On Supramolecular Polymerization: Interview with Takuzo Aida

Takuzo Aida

Adv. Mater. 2019, 1905445.

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.201905445]



Tunable Electronic Properties by Ligand Coverage Control in PbS Nanocrystal Assemblies

Liming Liu, Satria Zulkarnaen Bisri, Yasuhiro Ishida, Takuzo Aida and Yoshihiro Iwasa

Nanoscale 2019, 11, 20467–20474.

[DOI: 10.1039/C9NR07101F]



One-Step Synthesis of an Adaptive Nanographene MOF: Adsorbed Gas-Dependent Geometrical Diversity

Shun Suginome, Hiroshi Sato, Akihiro Hori, Akio Mishima, Yuki Harada, Shinpei Kusaka, Ryotaro Matsuda, Jenny Pirillo, Yuh Hijikata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 15649–15655.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b07732]



Identification of a Frank–Kasper Z Phase from Shape Amphiphile Self-Assembly

Zebin Su, Chih-Hao Hsu, Zihao Gong, Xueyan Feng, Jiahao Huang, Ruimeng Zhang, Yu Wang, Jialin Mao, Chrys Wesdemiotis, Tao Li, Soenke Seifert, Wei Zhang, Takuzo Aida, Mingjun Huang, and Stephen Cheng

Nature Chem. 2019, 11, 899–905.

[DOI: 10.1038/s41557-019-0330-x]



Asymmetric Catalysis Mediated by a Mirror Symmetry-Broken Helical Nanoribbon

Zhaocun Shen, Yutao Sang, Tianyu Wang, Jian Jiang, Yan Meng, Yuqian Jiang, Kou Okuro, Takuzo Aida, and Minghua Liu

Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 3976.

[DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11840-3]



Supramolecular Polymerization in Liquid Crystalline Media: Toward Modular Synthesis of Multifunctional Core-Shell Columnar Liquid Crystals

Keiichi Yano, Takahiro Hanebuchi, Xu-Jie Zhang, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Yoshiaki Uchida, Takuro Sato, Keisuke Matsuura, Fumitaka Kagawa, Fumito Araoka, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 10033–10038 (selected as “Cover Picture”).

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03961]



Molecular Glue that Spatiotemporally Turns on Protein-Protein Interactions

Rina Mogaki, Kou Okuro, Ryosuke Ueki, Shinsuke Sando, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 8035–8040 (highlighted by JACS Spotlights and Cover).

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b02427]



An Electrochemical Cholesteric Liquid Crystalline Device for Quick and Low-Voltage Color Modulation

Shoichi Tokunaga, Mengyan Zeng, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Fumito Araoka, and Takuzo Aida

J. Vis. Exp. 2019, 144, e59244.

[DOI: 10.3791/59244]



Transferrin-Appended Nanocaplet for Transcellular siRNA Delivery into Deep Tissues

Ai Kohata, P. K. Hashim, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 2862–2866 (highlighted by JACS Spotlights and Cover).

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b12501]



Spatiotemporally Controlled Nuclear Translocation of Guests in Living Cells Using Caged Molecular Glues as Photoactivatable Tags

Rina Mogaki, Kou Okuro, Akio Arisaka, and Takuzo Aida

J. Vis. Exp. 2019, 143, e58631.

[DOI: 10.3791/58631]



Stepwise Expansion of Layered Metal–Organic Frameworks for Nonstochastic Exfoliation into Porous Nanosheets

Vonika Ka-Man Au, Kazuki Nakayashiki, Hubiao Huang, Shun Suginome, Hiroshi Sato, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 53–57.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b09987]



Nematic-to-Columnar Mesophase Transition by In situ Supramolecular Polymerization

Keiichi Yano, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Fumito Araoka, Go Watanabe, Takaaki Hikima, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2019, 363, 161–165.

[DOI: 10.1126/science.aan1019]



Columnar Liquid Crystalline Assembly of a U-Shaped Molecular Scaffold Stabilized by Covalent or Noncovalent Incorporation of Aromatic Molecules

Yoshiki Shibuya, Yoshimitsu Itoh, and Takuzo Aida

J. Polym. Sci. A, Polym. Chem. 2019, 57, 342–351.

[DOI: 10.1002/pola.29186]



Reversible Switching of the Magnetic Orientation of Titanate Nanosheets by Photochemical Reduction and Autoxidation

Xiang Wang, Xiaoyu Li, Satoshi Aya, Fumito Araoka, Yasuhiro Ishida, Akiko Kikkawa, Markus Kriener, Yasujiro Taguchi, Yasuo Ebina, Takayoshi Sasaki, Shogo Koshiya, Koji Kimoto, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 16396–16401.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b09625]

Highlighted by JACS Spotlight



An Anisotropic Hydrogel Actuator Enabling Earthworm-Like Directed Peristaltic Crawling

Zhifang Sun, Yoshihiro Yamauchi, Fumito Araoka, Youn Soo Kim, Julian Bergueiro, Yasuhiro Ishida, Yasuo Ebina, Takayoshi Sasaki, Takaaki Hikima, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 15772–15776.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201810052]

Highlighted by Chem Views



Rewriting the Phase Diagram of a Diamagnetic Liquid Crystal by a Magnetic Field

Fatin Hajjaj, Takashi Kajitani, Hiroyuki Ohsumi, Yoshikazu Tanaka, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Hideaki Kitazawa, Takahisa Arima, Takuzo Aida, and Takanori Fukushima

Nature Commun. 2018, 9, 4431.

[DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06976-7B]



Self-assembly of Lattices with High Structural Complexity from a Geometrically Simple Molecule

Hiroshi Yamagishi, Hiroshi Sato, Akihiro Hori, Yohei Sato, Ryotaro Matsuda, Kenichi Kato, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2018, 361, 1242–1246.

[DOI: 10.1126/science.aat6394]



Redox-Responsive Chiral Dopant for Quick Electrochemical Color Modulation of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal

Shoichi Tokunaga, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Fumito Araoka, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 10946–10949 (selected as “Cover Picture”).

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b06323]



Extra-Large Mechanical Anisotropy of a Hydrogel with Maximized Electrostatic Repulsion between Cofacially Aligned 2D Electrolytes

Koki Sano, Yuka Onuma Arazoe, Yasuhiro Ishida, Yasuo Ebina, Minoru Osada, Takayoshi Sasaki, Takaaki Hikima, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 12508–12513.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201807240]



Ligand and Solvent Effects on Hole Transport in Colloidal Quantum Dot Assemblies for Electronic Devices

Liming Liu, Satria Zulkarnaen Bisri, Yasuhiro Ishida, Daisuke Hashizume, Takuzo Aida, and Yoshihiro Iwasa

ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2018, 1, 5217-5225.

[DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01205]


Dendritic Molecular Glues with Reductively Cleavable Guanidinium Ion Pendants: Highly Efficient Intracellular siRNA Delivery via Direct Translocation

Kou Okuro, Harei Nemoto, Rina Mogaki, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Lett. 2018, 47, 1232–1235 (selected as Editor’s Choice and Cover).

[DOI: 10.1246/cl.180551]



Nitrobenzoxadiazole-Appended Cell Membrane Modifiers for Efficient Optoporation with Noncoherent Light

Saya Otake, Kou Okuro, Davide Bochicchio, Giovanni M. Pavan, and Takuzo Aida

Bioconjugate Chem. 2018, 29, 2068–2073.

[DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00270]



Caged Molecular Glues as Photoactivatable Tags for Nuclear Translocation of Guests in Living Cells

Akio Arisaka, Rina Mogaki, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 2687–2692.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b13614]



Mechanically Robust, Readily Repairable Polymers via Tailored Noncovalent Cross-linking

Yu Yanagisawa, Yiling Nan, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2018, 359, 72–76 (highlighted by Nature Reviews Materials).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.aam7588]



Protein Nanotube Selectively Cleavable with DNA: Supramolecular Polymerization of "DNA-Appended Molecular Chaperones"

Daiki Kashiwagi, Seunghyun Sim, Tatsuya Niwa, Hideki Taguchi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 26–29 (highlighted by JACS Spotlights and Cover).

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b09892]



Topologically Directed Assemblies of Semiconducting Sphere-Rod Conjugates

Zhiwei Lin, Xing Yang, Hui Xu, Tsuneaki Sakurai, Wakana Matsuda, Shu Seki, Yangbin Zhou, Jian Sun, Kuan-Yi Wu, Xiaoyun Yan, Ruimeng Zhang, Mingjun Huang, Jialin Mao, Chrys Wesdemiotis, Takuzo Aida, Wei Zhang, and Stephen Cheng

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 18616–18622.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b10193]



Exceptionally High Electric Double Layer Capacitances of Oligomeric Ionic Liquids

Michio Matsumoto, Sunao Shimizu, Rina Sotoike, Masayoshi Watanabe, Yoshihiro Iwasa, Yoshimitsu Itoh,

and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16072–16075.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b09156]



Guanidinium-Based “Molecular Glues” for Modulation of Biomolecular Functions

Rina Mogaki, P. K. Hashim, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2017, 46, 6480–6491.

[DOI: 10.1039/c7cs00647k]



Synthesis of Anisotropic Hydrogels and Their Applications

Koki Sano, Yasuhiro Ishida, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 2–14.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201708196]



Water Dynamics: Gliding and Trudging

Yoshimitsu Itoh and Takuzo Aida

Nature Chem. 2017, 9, 934–936.

[DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2870]



Adhesive Photoswitch: Selective Photochemical Modulation of Enzymes under Physiological Conditions

Rina Mogaki, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 10072–10078.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05151]



Crystalline Nanochannels with Pendant Azobenzene Groups:  Steric or Polar Effects on Gas Adsorption and Diffusion?

Hubiao Huang, Hiroshi Sato, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 8784–8787.

[DOI: 10:1021/jacs.7b02979]



Energetics of Baird Aromaticity Supported by Inversion of Photoexcited Chiral [4n]annulene Derivatives

Michihisa Ueda, Kjell Jorner, Young Mo Sung, Tadashi Mori, Qi Xiao, Dongho Kim, Henrik Ottosson, Takuzo Aida, and Yoshimitsu Itoh

Nature Commun. 2017, 8, 346.

[DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00382-1]



Thermally Bisignate Supramolecular Polymerization

K.Venkata Rao, Daigo Miyajima, Atsuko Nihonyanagi, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Chem. 2017, 9, 1133–1139.

[DOI: 10.1038/NCHEM.2812]



A Noncrystallization Approach toward Uniform Thylakoids-like 2D “Nano-coins” and Their Grana-like 3D Suprastructures

Zhiwei Lin, Jian Sun, Yangbin Zhou, Yu Wang, Hui Xu, Xing Yang, Hao Su, Honggang Cui, Takuzo Aida, Wei Zhang, and Stephen Z. D. Cheng

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 5883–5889.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b01275]



Swallowing a Surgeon: Toward Clinical Nanorobots

Seunghyun Sim, and Takuzo Aida

Acc. Chem. Res. 2017, 50, 492–497.

[DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00495]



Jumping Crystals of Pyrene Tweezers: Crystal-to-Crystal Transition Involving π/π-to-CH/π Assembly Mode Switching

Yoshiki Shibuya, Yoshimitsu Itoh, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Asian J. 2017, 12, 811-815.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.201700083]



Redox-Responsive Molecular Systems and Materials

Takahiro Fukino, Hiroshi Yamagishi, and Takuzo Aida

Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1603888.

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.201603888]



A Design Principle of Polymers Processable into 2D Homeotropic Order

Zhen Chen, Yi-Tsu Chan, Daigo Miyajima, Takashi Kajitani, Atsuko Kosaka, Takanori Fukushima, Jose M. Lobez, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Commun. 2016, 7, 13640.

[DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13640]



Supramolecular Nanotube of Chaperonin GroEL: Length Control for Cellular Uptake Using Single-Ring GroEL Mutant as End-Capper

Seunghyun Sim, Tatsuya Niwa, Hideki Taguchi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 11152–11155.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b07925]



Dynamic Propeller Conformation for the Unprecedentedly High Degree of Chiral Amplification of Supramolecular Helices

Taehoon Kim, Tadashi Mori, Takuzo Aida, and Daigo Miyajima

Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6689–6694.

[DOI: 10.1039/C6SC02814D]



Self-Sorting in the Formation of Metal–Organic Nanotubes:  A Crucial Role of Stacking Geometry

Maiko Obana, Takahiro Fukino, Takaaki Hikima, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 9246–9250.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b04693]



Photonic Water Dynamically Responsive to External Stimuli

Koki Sano, Younsoo Kim, Yasuhiro Ishida, Yasuo Ebina, Takayoshi Sasaki, Takaaki Hikima, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Commun. 2016, 7, 12559.

[DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12559]



An Autonomous Actuator Driven by Fluctuations in Ambient Humidity

Hiroki Arazoe, Daigo Miyajima, Kouki Akaike, Fumito Araoka, Emiko Sato, Takaaki Hikima, Masuki Kawamoto, and

Takuzo Aida

Nature Mater. 2016, 15, 1084–1089.

[DOI: 10.1038/nmat4693]



Boronic Acid-Appended Molecular Glues for ATP-Responsive Activity Modulation of Enzymes

Kou Okuro, Mizuki Sasaki, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 5527–5530.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b02664]



Electrophoretic Deposition for Cholesteric Liquid-Crystalline Devices with Memory and Modulation of Reflection Colors.

Shoichi Tokunaga, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Yuya Yaguchi, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Fumito Araoka, Hideo Takezoe, and Takuzo Aida

Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 4077–4083.

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.201600258]



Photoinduced Bioorthogonal 1,3-Dipolar Polycycloaddition Promoted by Oxianionic Substrates for Spatiotemporal Operation of Molecular Glues

Junichi Hatano, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 193–198.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201507987]



Reductively Cleavable Nanocaplets for siRNA Delivery by Template-Assisted Oxidative Polymerization

P. K. Hashim, Kou Okuro, Shigekazu Sasaki, Yasutaka Hoashi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15608–15611.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b08948]



Helix Sense-Selective Supramolecular Polymerization Seeded by a One-Handed Helical Polymeric Assembly

Wei Zhang, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Tadashi Mori, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13792–13795.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b09878]



Chemically Locked Bicelles with High Thermal and Kinetic Stability

Ryoichi Matsui, Masataka Ohtani, Kuniyo Yamada, Takaaki Hikima, Masaki Takata, Yasuhiro Ishida, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 13284–13288.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201506781]



Macroscopic Ordering of Helical Pores for Arraying Guest Molecules Noncentrosymmetrically

Chunji Li, Joonil Cho, Kuniyo Yamada, Daisuke Hashizume, Fumito Araoka, Hideo Takezoe, Takuzo Aida, and Yasuhiro Ishida

Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 8418.

[DOI: 10.1038/ncomms9418]



Selective Synthesis of Single and Multi-Walled Supramolecular Nanotubes Using Solvophobic/Solvophilic Controls:  Stepwise Radial Growth via “Coil-on-Tube” Intermediates

Seelam Prasanthkumar, Wei Zhang, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 11168–11172 (selected as a VIP paper, Highlighted in Nature Nano. Research Highlights).

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201505806]



Thermoresponsive Actuation Enabled by Permittivity Switching in an Electrostatically Anisotropic Hydrogel

Younsoo Kim, Mingjie Liu, Yasuhiro Ishida, Yasuo Ebina, Minoru Osada, Takayoshi Sasaki, Takaaki Hikima, Masaaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Mat. 2015, 14, 1002–1007.

[DOI: 10.1038/nmat4363]



Ultrahigh-Throughput Exfoliation of Graphite into Pristine ‘Single-Layer’ Graphene using Microwaves and Molecularly Engineered Ionic Liquids

Michio Matsumoto, Yusuke Saito, Chiyoung Park, Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Chem. 2015, 7, 730–736.

[DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2315]



Metal−Organic Nanotube with Helical and Propeller-Chiral Motifs Composed of a C10-Symmetric Double-Decker Nanoring

Hiroshi Yamagishi, Takahiro Fukino, Daisuke Hashizume, Tadashi Mori, Yoshihisa Inoue, Takaaki Hikima, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 7628–7631.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b04386]



Subnanoscale Hydrophobic Modulation of Salt Bridges in Aqueous Media

Shuo Chen, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Takuya Masuda, Seishi Shimizu, Jun Zhao, Jing Ma, Shugo Nakamura, Kou Okuro, Hidenori Noguchi, Kohei Uosaki, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2015, 348, 555–559.

[DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa7532]



Selective Assemblies of Giant Tetrahedra via Precisely Controlled Positional Interactions

Mingjun Huang, Chih-Hao Hsu, Jing Wang, Shan Mei, Xuehui Dong, Yiwen Li, Mingxuan Li, Hao Liu, Wei Zhang, Takuzo Aida, Wen-Bin Zhang, Kan Yue, and Stephen Z. D. Cheng

Science 2015, 348, 424–428 (Highlighted in Science Perspectives by Prof. S. Yang).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa2421]



Tailoring Micrometer-Long High-Integrity 1D Array of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles in a Nanotubular Protein Jacket and Its Lateral Magnetic Assembling Behavior

Seunghyun Sim, Daigo Miyajima, Tatsuya Niwa, Hideki Taguchi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 4658–4661.

[DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b02144]



Molecular Glues for Manipulating Enzymes: Trypsin Inhibition by Benzamidine–Conjugated Molecular Glues

Rina Mogaki, Kou Okuro, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 2802–2805.

[DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00524H]



Supramolecular Ferroelectrics

Alok Tayi, Adrien Kaeser, Michio Matsumoto, Takuzo Aida, and Samuel. I. Stupp

Nature Chemistry 2015, 7, 281–294.

[DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2206]



A Rational Strategy for the Realization of Chain-Growth Supramolecular Polymerization

Jiheong Kang, Daigo Miyajima, Tadashi Mori, Yoshihisa Inoue, Yoshimitsu Itoh, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2015, 347, 646–651 (Early View by Science Express).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa4249]



An Anisotropic Hydrogel with Electrostatic Repulsion between Cofacially Aligned Nanosheets

Mingjie Liu, Yasuhiro Ishida, Yasuo Ebina, Takayoshi Sasaki, Takaaki Hikima, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

Nature 2015, 517, 68–72 (Highlighted in Nature News & Views by Prof. A. L. Skov).

[DOI: 10.1038/nature14060]



Revisiting Thiol-yne Chemistry: Selective and Efficient Monoaddition for Block and Graft Copolymer Formation

Johannes K. Sprafke, Jason M. Spruell, Kaila M. Mattson, Damien Montarnal, Alaina J. McGrath, Robert Pötzsch, Daigo Miyajima, Jerry Hu, Allegra A. Latimer, Brigitte I. Voit, Takuzo Aida, and Craig J. Hawker

J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem. (for Prof. Frechet's 70th birthday), 2015, 53, 319–326.

[DOI: 10.1002/pola.27345]



C5-Symmetric Chiral Corannulenes: Desymmetrization of Bowl Inversion Equilibrium via “Intramolecular” Hydrogen-Bonding Network

Jiheong Kang, Daigo Miyajima, Yoshimitsu Itoh, Tadashi Mori, Hiroki Tanaka, Masahito Yamauchi, Yoshihisa Inoue, Soichiro Harada, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 10640–10644.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja505941b]



Magnetically Induced Anisotropic Orientation of Graphene Oxide Locked by in Situ Hydrogelation

Linlin Wu, Masataka Ohtani, Masaki Takata, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Yasuhiro Ishida, and Takuzo Aida

ACS Nano 2014, 8, 4640–4649.

[DOI: 10.1021/nn5003908]



Manipulation of Discrete Nanostructures by Selective Modulation of Noncovalent Forces

Takahiro Fukino, Hyunho Joo, Yuki Hisada, Maiko Obana, Hiroshi Yamagishi, Takaaki Hikima, Masaki Takata, Norifumi Fujita, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2014, 344, 499–504 (Highlighted in Science Perspectives by Prof. I. Manners).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1252120]



Structure and Shape Effects of Molecular Glue on Supramolecular Tubulin Assemblies

Matteo Garzoni, Kou Okuro, Noriyuki Ishii, Takuzo Aida, and Giovanni M. Pavan

ACS Nano 2014, 8, 904–914.

[DOI: 10.1021/nn405653k]


High Water Content Clay–Nanocomposite Hydrogels Incorporating Guanidinium-Pendant Methacrylamide: Tuning of Mechanical and Swelling Properties by Supramolecular Approach

Linlin Wu, Masataka Ohtani, Shingo Tamesue, Yasuhiro Ishida, and Takuzo Aida

J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem. 2014, 52, 839–847.

[DOI: 10.1002/pola.27066]



Homochiral Supramolecular Polymerization of Bowl-shaped Chiral Macrocycles in Solution

Kohei Sato, Yoshimitsu Itoh, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 136–140.

[DOI: 10.1039/C3SC52449C]



Propeller-Shaped Fused Oligothiophenes: A Remarkable Effect of the Topology of Sulfur Atoms on Columnar Stacking

Qi Xiao, Tsuneaki Sakurai, Takahiro Fukino, Kouki Akaike, Yoshihito Honsho, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 18268–18271.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja4092769]



Linear versus Dendritic Molecular Binders for Hydrogel Network Formation with Clay Nanosheets:

Studies with ABA Triblock Copolyethers Carrying Guanidinium Ion Pendants

Shingo Tamesue, Masataka Ohtani, Kuniyo Yamada, Yasuhiro Ishida, Jason M. Spruell, Nathaniel A. Lynd,

Craig J. Hawker, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15650–15655.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja408547g]



o-Phenylene Octamers as Surface Modifiers for Homeotropic Columnar Ordering of Discotic Liquid Crystals

Takashi Kajitani, Yuki Suna, Atsuko Kosaka, Terutsune Osawa, Shigenori Fujikawa, Masaki Takata,

Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14564–14567.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja4087853]



Photoreconfigurable Supramolecular Nanotube

Toshihiro Sendai, Shuvendu Biswas, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11509–11509.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja4060146]



Photolatently Modulable Hydrogels Using Unilamellar Titania Nanosheets as Photocatalytic Crosslinkers

Mingjie Liu, Yasuhiro Ishida, Yasuo Ebina, Takayoshi Sasaki, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Communications 2013, 4, 2029.

[DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3029]




Biomolecular Robotics for Chemomechanically Driven Guest Delivery Fueled by Intracellular ATP

Shuvendu Biswas, Kazushi Kinbara, Tatsuya Niwa, Hideki Taguchi, Noriyuki Ishii, Sumiyo Watanabe, Kanjiro Miyata, Kazunori Kataoka, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 613–620.

[DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1681]



High-Optical-Quality Ferroelectric Film Wet-Processed from a Ferroelectric Columnar Liquid Crystal as Observed with Nonlinear-Optical Microscopy

Fumito Araoka, Shiori Masuko, Akinori Kogure, Daigo Miyajima, Takuzo Aida and Hideo Takezoe

Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 4014–4017.

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.201301380]



Photoclickable Dendritic Molecular Glue: Noncovalent-to-Covalent Photochemical Transformation of Protein Hybrids

Noriyuki Uchida, Kou Okuro, Yamato Niitani, Xiao Ling, Takayuki Ariga, Michio Tomishige, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 4684–4687.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja401059w]



Dynamic or Non-dynamic?  Helical Trajectory in Hexabenzocoronene Nanotubes Biased by a Detachable Chiral Auxiliary

Wei Zhang, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 114–117.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja311738m]



Thermally Responsive Pulsating Nanotubules.

Wei Zhang and Takuzo Aida

Science 2012, 337, 1462–1463.

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1228178]



Friction-Mediated Dynamic Disordering of Phospholipid Membrane by Mechanical Motions of Photoresponsive Molecular Glue:  Activation of Ion Permeation.

Yushi Suzuki, Kou Okuro, Tadashi Takeuchi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 15273–15276 (Highlighted by C&EN).

[DOI: 10.1021/ja3074424]



The State of Nanoparticle-Based Nanoscience and Biotechnology:  Progress, Promises, and Challenges.

B. Pelaz, S. Jaber, D. Jimenez de Aberasturi, V. Wulf, T. Aida, J. M. de la Fuente, J. Feldmann, H. E. Gaub, L. Josephson, C. R. Kagan, N. A. Kotov, L. M. Liz-Marzán, H. Mattoussi, P. Mulvaney, C. B. Murray, A. L. Rogach, P. S. Weiss, I. Willner, and W. J. Parak

ACS Nano 2012, 6, 8468–8483.

[DOI: 10.1021/nn303929a]



Metal-Ion Permeation in Congested Nanochannels:  The Exposure Effect of Ag+ Ions on the Phosphorescent Properties of a Gold(I)–Pyrazolate Complex that is Confined in the Nanoscopic Channels of Mesoporous Silica.

Hendrik O. Lintang, Kazushi Kinbara, Takashi Yamashita, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Asian J. 2012, 7, 2068–2072.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.201290036]



Discotic Ionic Liquid Crystals of Triphenylene as Excellent Dispersants for Orienting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes.

Jeongho Jay Lee, Akihisa Yamaguchi, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Norifumi Fujita, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 8490–8494.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201203284]



Comprehensive Approach toIntrinsic Charge Carrier Mobility in Conjugated Organic Molecules, Macromolecules, and Supramolecular Architectures

Akinori Saeki, Yoshiko Koizumi, Takuzo Aida, and Shu Seki

Acc. Chem. Res. 2012, 45, 1193–1202.

[DOI: 10.1021/ar200283b]



Remarkable Effects of Terminal Groups and Solvents on Helical Folding of o-Phenylene Oligomers.

Shinji Ando, Eisuke Ohta, Atsuko Kosaka, Daisuke Hashizume, Hiroyuki Koshino, Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11084–11087.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja303117z]



Wide-Range 2D Lattice Correlation Unveiled for Columnarly Assembled Triphenylene Hexacarboxylic Esters.

Terutsune Osawa, Takashi Kajitani, Daisuke Hashizume, Hiroyuki Ohsumi, Sono Sasaki, Masaki Takata, Yoshiko Koizumi, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 7990–7993.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201203077]



Toward Ultralow-Bandgap Liquid Crystalline Semiconductors: Use of Triply Fused Metalloporphyrin Trimer–Pentamer as Extra-large π-Extended Mesogenic Motifs.

Seiya Tanaka, Tsuneaki Sakurai, Yoshihito Honsho, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Atsuhiro Osuka, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 10554–10561.

[DOI: 10.1002/chem.201201101]



Ferroelectric Columnar Liquid Crystal Featuring Confined Polar Groups Within Core–Shell Architecture.

Daigo Miyajima, Fumito Araoka, Hideo Takezoe, Jungeun Kim, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2012, 336, 209–213.

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1217954]



Segregated and Alternately Stacked Donor/Acceptor Nanodomains in Tubular Morphology Tailored with Zinc Porphyrin-C60 Amphiphilic Dyads:  Clear Geometrical Effects on Photoconduction.

Richard Charvet, Yohei Yamamoto, Takayuki Sasaki, Jungeun Kim, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Akinori Saeki,

Shu Seki, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 2524–2527.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja211334k]



Functional Supramolecular Polymers

Takuzo Aida, Egbert W. Meijer, and Samuel I. Stupp

Science 2012, 335, 813–817.

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1205962]



Supramolecular Linear Heterojunction Composed of Graphite-Like Semiconducting Nanotubular Segments.

Wei Zhang, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2011, 334, 340–343 (Highlighted by Nature News & Views).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1210369]



Electric-Field-Responsive Handle for Large-Area Orientation of Discotic Liquid-Crystalline Molecules in Millimeter-Thick Films.

Daigo Miyajima, Fumito Araoka, Hideo Takezoe, Jungeun Kim, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 7865–7869.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.201102472]



Columnarly Assembled Liquid Crystalline Peptidic Macrocycles Unidirectionally Orientable over a Large Area by Electric Field.

Kohei Sato, Yoshimitsu Itoh, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 13767–13769.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja203894r]



Ferromagnetic Spin Coupling between Endohedral Metallofullerene La@C82 and a Cyclodimeric Copper Porphyrin upon Inclusion.

Fatin Hajjaj, Kentaro Tashiro, Hidefumi Nikawa, Naomi Mizorogi, Takeshi Akasaka, Shigeru Nagase, Ko Furukawa, Tatsuhisa Kato, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 9290–9292.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja203491s]



Electron or Hole-Transporting Nature Selected by Side Chain–Directed π-Stacking Geometry: Liquid Crystalline Fused Metalloporphyrin Dimers.

Tsuneaki Sakurai, Kentaro Tashiro, Yoshihito Honsho, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Atsuhiro Osuka, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, Jungeum Kim, Sunyeo Ha, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 6537–6540.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja201272t]



“Bucky Gels” for Tailoring Electroactive Materials and Devices: The Composites of Carbon Materials with Ionic Liquids.

Jeongho Lee and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2011, 47,6757–6762 (HIGHLIGHT).

[DOI: 10.1039/c1cc00043h]



Controlling Volume Shrinkage in Soft Lithography through Heat-Induced Cross-Linking of Patterned Nanofibers.

Yasunao Miyamura, Chiyoung Park, Kazushi Kinbara, Frank A. Leibfarth, Craig J. Hawker, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 2840–2843.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja110901h]



Redox-responsive Molecular Helices with Highly Condensed π-Clouds.

Eisuke Ohta, Hiroyasu Sato, Shinji Ando, Atsuko Kosaka, Takanori Fukushima, Daisuke Hashizume, Mikio Yamasaki, Kimiko Hasegawa, Azusa Muraoka, Hiroshi Ushiyama, Koichi Yamashita, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Chemistry 2011, 3, 68–73 (Nature Chem. News & Views by Prof. E. Yashima).

[DOI: 10.1038/nchem.900]



Large-Area Three-Dimensional Molecular Ordering of a Polymer Brush by One-Step Processing

Nobuhiko Hosono, Takashi Kajitani, Takanori Fukushima, Kazuki Ito, Sono Sasaki, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2010, 330, 808–811 (Highlighted by C&EN etc).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1195302]



Oligo(4-aminopiperidine-4-carboxylic acid):  An Unusual Basic Oligopeptide with an Acid–Induced Helical Conformation

Joon-il Cho, Masahiro Tanaka, Sota Sato, Kazushi Kinbara, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 13176–13178.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja106118w]



Spectroscopic Visualization of Sound–induced Liquid Vibrations Using a Supramolecular Nanofibre

Akihiko Tsuda, Yuka Nagamine, Reiko Watanabe, Yoshiki Nagatani, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Chemistry 2010, 2, 977–983.

[DOI: 10.1038/nchem.825]



High-Water-Content Mouldable Hydrogel by Mixing Clay and Dendritic Molecular Binder

Qigang Wang, Justin L. Mynar, Masaru Yoshida, Eunji Lee, Myongsoo Lee, Kou Okuro, Kazushi Kinbara, and Takuzo Aida

Nature 2010, 463, 339–343 (Highlighted by C&EN, New Scientists, Nature Protocol).

[DOI: 10.1038/nature08693]



Coupling of a C2-Chiral Ferrocene with Phenylalkynyl Groups: Novel Ferrocenophanes Carrying Multiple Chiral Ferrocenyl Units

Takahiro Fukino, Norifumi Fujita, and Takuzo Aida

Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 3074–3077.

[DOI: 10.1021/ol1010714]



Columnar Liquid Crystal with a Spontaneous Polarization along the Columnar Axis

Daigo Miyajima, Fumito Araoka, Hideo Takezoe, Jungeun Kim, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 8530–8531.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja101866e]



Chiroselective Assembly of a Chiral Porphyrin–Fullerene Dyad: Photoconductive Nanofiber with a Top-Class Ambipolar Charge-Carrier Mobility

Yumi Hizume, Kentaro Tashiro, Richard Charvet, Yohei Yamamoto, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 6628–6629.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja1014713]



Self-Repair of a 1D Molecular Assembly in Mesoporous Silica by a 'Nanoscopic Template Effect'

Hendrik O. Lintang, Kazushi Kinbara, Kenichi Tanaka, Takashi Yamashita, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 4241–4245.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200906578]



One-Pot Enantioselective Extraction of Chiral Fullerene C76 Using a Cyclic Host Carrying an Asymmetrically Distorted, Highly π-Basic Porphyrin Module

Yoshiaki Shoji, Kentaro Tashiro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5928–5929.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja910701q]



Use of Side-Chain Incompatibility for Tailoring Long-Range p/n Heterojunction:  Photoconductive Nanofibers by Self-Assembly of an Amphiphilic Donor-Acceptor Dyad Consisting of Oligothiophene and Perylenediimide

Wei-shi Li, Akinori Saeki, Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Shu Seki, Noriyuki Ishii, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Asian J. 2010, 5, 1566–1572.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.201000111]



Adhesion Effects of a Guanidinium Ion Appended Dendritic Molecular Glue on the ATP-Driven Sliding Motion

of Actomyosin

Kou Okuro, Kazushi Kinbara, Kuniaki Takeda, Yuichi Inoue, Akihiko Ishijima and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 3030–3033 (selected as “Hot Paper”, Highlighted by Nature Chemistry).

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200906139]



Shape-Directed Assembly of a “Macromolecular Barb” into Nanofibers: Stereospecific Cyclopolymerization

of Isopropylidene Diallylmalonate

Yasunao Miyamura, Kazushi Kinbara, Yohei Yamamoto, Vakayil K. Praveen, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Atsushi Takano, Yushu Matsushita, Eunji Lee, Myongsoo Lee and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 3292–3294.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja910901e]



Hexabenzocoronene Graphitic Nanotube Appended with Dithienylethene Pendants: Photochromism for Modulation of Photoconductivity

Yaning He, Yohei Yamamoto, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 829–832 (selected as "Front Cover").

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.200902601]



Ambipolar-transporting Coaxial Nanotubes with a Tailored Molecular Graphene–Fullerene Heterojunction

Yohei Yamamoto, Guanxin Zhang, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Noriyuki Ishii, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Seiichi Tagawa, Takeo Minari, Kazuhito Tsukagoshi, and Takuzo Aida

Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2009, 106, 21051–21056.

[DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0905655106]



Dendrimer Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines

Weishi Li and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Rev. 2009, 109, 6047–6076.

[DOI: 10.1021/cr900186c]



‘Bicontinuous Cubic’ Liquid Crystalline Materials from Discotic Molecules:  A Special Effect of Paraffinic Side Chains with Ionic Liquid Pendants

Md. Akhtarul Alam, Jin Motoyanagi, Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Jungeum Kim, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Seiichi Tagawa, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131,17722–17723 (selected as "Front Cover").

[DOI: 10.1021/ja905373d]



Stretchable Active Matrix Organic Light-emitting Diode Display using Printable Elastic Conductors.

Tsuyoshi Sekitani, Hiroyoshi Nakajima, Hiroki Maeda, Takanori Fukushima, Takuzo Aida, Kenji Hata, and Takao Someya

Nature Mat. 2009, 8, 494–499.

[DOI: 10.1038/nmat2459]



A Tubular Biocontainer:  Metal Ion–Induced 1D Assembly of a Molecularly Engineered Chaperonin

Shuvendu Biswas, Kazushi Kinbara, Nobuhiro Oya, Noriyuki Ishii, Hideki Taguchi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 7556–7557.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja902696q]



Metal Ion-Coated ‘Graphite’ Nanotubes: Coordination Chemistry for Controlled Self-Assembly of a Pyridyl–Appended Gemini-Shaped Hexabenzocoronene Amphiphile

Wei Zhang, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 4747–4750.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200900756]



Unusual Side Chain Effects on Charge-Carrier Lifetime in Discotic Liquid Crystals

Jin Motoyanagi, Yohei Yamamoto, Akinori Saeki, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Atsushi Kimoto, Atsuko Kosaka, Takanori Fukushima, Shu Saeki, Seiichi Tagawa, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Asian. J. 2009, 4, 876–880.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200800481]



Molecular Glues Carrying Multiple Guanidinium Ion Pendants via an Oligoether Spacer:  Stabilization of Microtubules against Depolymerization

Kou Okuro, Kazushi Kinbara, Kouhei Tsumoto, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 1626–1627.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja800491v]



Liquid Crystalline Corannulene Responsive to Electric Field

Daigo Miyajima, Kentaro Tashiro, Fumito Araoka, Hideo Takezoe, Jungeun Kim, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 44–45.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja808396b]



Highly Conductive Sheets from Millimeter-Long Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Ionic Liquids:  Application to Fast-Moving, Low-Voltage Electromechanical Actuators Operable in Air

Ken Mukai, Kinji Asaka, Takushi Sugino, Kenji Kiyohara, Ichiroh Takeuchi, Naohiro Terasawa, Don N. Futaba, Kenji Hata, Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 1582–1585 (Highlighted by Nature Asia).

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.200802817]



Template Sol–Gel Synthesis of Mesostructured Silica Composites Using Metal Complexes Bearing Amphiphilic Side Chains:  Immobilization of a Polymeric Pt Complex Formed by a Metallophilic Interaction

Wataru Otani, Kazushi Kinbara, and Takuzo Aida

Faraday Discussions 2009, 143, 335–343.

[DOI: 10.1039/b904896k]



Prominent Electron Transport Property Observed for Triply Fused Metalloporphyrin Dimer:  Directed Columnar Liquid Crystalline Assembly by Amphiphilic Molecular Design

Tsuneaki Sakurai, Keyu Shi, Hiroshi Sato, Kentaro Tashiro, Atsuhiro Osuka, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Seiichi Tagawa, Sono Sasaki, Hiroyasu Masunaga, Keiichi Osaka, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 13812–13813.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja8030714]



A Rubberlike Stretchable Active Matrix Using Elastic Conductors

Tsuyoshi Sekitani, Yoshiaki Noguchi, Kenji Hata, Takanori Fukushima, Takuzo Aida, and Takao Someya

Science 2008, 321, 1468–1472 (selected for "Express On-line Publication").

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1160309]



Systematic Studies on Structural Parameters for Nanotubular Assembly of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronenes

Wusong Jin, Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Noriyuki Ishii, Jungeun Kim, Kenichi Kato, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 9434–9440.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja801179e]



Amphiphilic Molecular Design as a Rational Strategy for Tailoring Bicontinuous Electron Donor and Acceptor Arrays:  Photoconductive Liquid Crystalline Oligothiophene–C60 Dyads

Wei-Shi Li, Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Seiichi Tagawa, Hiroyasu Masunaga, Sono Sasaki, Masaki Takata, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 8886–8887.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja802757w]



‘Conformational’ Solvatochromism:  Spatial Discrimination of Nonpolar Solvents Using a Supramolecular Box of a pi-Conjugated Zinc Bisporphyrin Rotamer

Junko Aimi, Yuka Nagamine, Akihiko Tsuda, Atsuya Muranaka, Masanobu Uchiyama, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5153–5156 (selected as "Inside Cover").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200801332]



Toward Long-Distance Mechanical Communication:  Studies on a Ternary Complex Interconnected by a Bridging Rotary Module

Hiroyuki Kai, Shinji Nara, Kazushi Kinbara, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6725–6727.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja801646b]



Translation of Helical Chirality from Polymer into Monomer:  Supramolecular Polymerization of a Chirality –Memory Molecule with an Asymmetric Pd(II) Complex

Md. Akhtarul Alam, Akihiko Tsuda, Yoshihisa Sei, Kentaro Yamaguchi, and Takuzo Aida

Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 8264–8270 (Special Issue for the Sir Fraser Stoddart’s Birthday)

[DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2008.05.126]



Control of Molecular Structures and Photophysical Properties of Zinc(II) Porphyrin Dendrimers Using Bidentate Guests: Utilization of Flexible Structures of Dendrimer as a Controllable Mold

Jaesung Yang, Sung Cho, Hyejin Yoo, Jaehong Park, and Dongho Kim, Wei-Shi Li, and Takuzo Aida

J. Phys. Chem., Part A, 2008, 112, 6869–6876.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp800337y]



Chiral Ferrocenes as Novel Rotary Modules for Molecular Machines

Kazushi Kinbara, Takahiro Muraoka, and Takuzo Aida

Org. Biomol. Chem. 2008, 1871–1876 (Emerging Area) (selected as "Front Cover").

[DOI: 10.1039/b718982f]



The Gift of Healing

Justin L. Mynar and Takuzo Aida

Nature 2008, 451, 895–896.

[DOI: 10.1038/451895a]



Radially Diblock Nanotube: Site-Selective Functionalization of a Tubularly Assembled Hexabenzocoronene

Justin L. Mynar, Takuya Yamamoto, Atsuko Kosaka, Takanori Fukushima, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 1530–1531.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja075822b]



"Directed 1D Assembly of a Ring-Shaped Inorganic Nanocluster Templated by an Organic Rigid Rod Molecule: An Inorganic/Organic Polypseudorotaxane"

Md. Akhtarul Alam, Yeong-Sang Kim, Saho Ogawa, Akihiko Tsuda, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2070–2073 (selected as "Front Cover").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200705308]



Conductive One-Handed Nanocoils by Coassembly of Hexabenzocoronenes:  Control of Morphology and Helical Chirality

Takuya Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Atsuko Kosaka, Wusong Jin, Yohei Yamamoto, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 1672–1675.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200704747]



Chirality Sensing of Fullerenes Using Cyclic Hosts Having a Chiral N-Substituted Porphyrin:  A Remote Substituent Effect

Yoshiaki Shoji, Kentaro Tashiro, and Takuzo Aida

Chirality 2008, 20, 420–424 (Special Issue for the Nina Berova’s Birthday)

[DOI: 10.1002/chir.20467]



Molecular Design and Self-Assembly of Functional Dendrimers

Wei-Shi Li, Woo-Dong Jang, and Takuzo Aida

Macromol. Eng. 2007, 2, 1057–1102.

[DOI: 10.1002/9783527631421.ch25]



Hosting Fullerenes by Dynamic Bond Formation with an Iridium Porphyrin Cyclic Dimer: A 'Chemical Friction' for Rotary Guest Motions

Makoto Yanagisawa, Kentaro Tashiro, Mikio Yamasaki, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 11912–11913.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0747526]



Dendrimer Generation Effects on Photodynamic Efficacy of Dendrimer Porphyrins and Dendrimer-loaded Supramolecular Nanocarriers.

Yuan Li, Woo-Dong Jang, Nobuhiro Nishiyama, Akihiro Kishimura, Satoko Kawauchi, Yuji Morimoto, Sayaka Miake, Takashi Yamashita, Makoto Kikuchi, Takuzo Aida, and Kazunori Kataoka

Chem. Mater. 2007, 19, 5557–5562.

[DOI: 10.1021/cm071451m]



Spectroscopic Visualization of Vortex Flows Using a Dye-Containing Nanofiber

Akihiko Tsuda, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Takayuki Harada, Tatsuya Yamaguchi, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 8198–8202 (Selected as "VIP" and "Hot Paper". Highlighted in Nature Materials 2007, 6, 924: News & Views, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 636–638, Nanotechweb, and Chemistry & Industry Magazine).

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200703083]



Molecular Engineering of Coaxial Donor-Acceptor Heterojunction by Coassembly of Two Different Hexabezocoronenes: Graphitic Nanotubes with Enhanced Photoconducting Properties

Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Seiichi Tagawa, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 9276–9277.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja073577q]



Ionic Liquids for Soft Functional Materials with Carbon Nanotubes

Takanori Fukushima and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 5048–5058 (Selected as "Concepts" and "Inside Cover").

[DOI: 10.1002/chem.200700554]



Amplified Chiral Transformation through Helical Assembly

Kunihiko Toyofuku, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Akihiko Tsuda, Norifumi Fujita, Shigeru Sakamoto, Kentaro Yamaguchi, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 6476–6480 (selected as "Inside Cover").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200701668]



A Chemist Sees a Commercial Future for Designer Polymers

Takuzo Aida

Nature 2007, 446, 235.

[DOI: 10.1038/446234a]



Reversible Operation of Chiral Molecular Scissors by Redox and UV Light

Takahiro Muraoka, Kazushi Kinbara, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2007, 1441–1443.

[DOI: 10.1039/b618248h]



Formation of Water-Dispersible Nanotubular Assembly Decorated with Isothiouronium Ion Groups and Its Supramolecular Functionalization

Guanxin Zhang, Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Astuko Kosaka, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 719–722.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0671518]



Chiroptical Sensing of Asymmetric Hydrocarbons using a Homochiral Supramolecular Box from a Bismetalloporphyrin Rotamer

Junko Aimi, Kazumasa Oya, Akihiko Tsuda, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 2031–2035.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200604330]



Metalloporphyrin Hosts for Supramolecular Chemistry of Fullerenes

Kentaro Tashiro and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Soc. Rev. 2007, 36, 189–197.

[DOI: 10.1039/B614883M]



Spin-Crossover Physical Gel: A Quick Thermoreversible Response Assisted by Dynamic Self-Organization

Tsuyohiko Fujigaya, Dong-Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Asian. J. 2007, 2, 106–113.

[DOI: 10.1002/asia.200600371]



Catalysis of a Peptidic Micellar Assembly Covalently Immobilized within Mesoporous Silica Channels: Importance of Amphiphilic Spatial Design

Wataru Otani, Kazushi Kinbara, Quigmin Zhang, Katsuhiko Ariga, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 1731–1736.

[DOI: 10.1002/chem.200601099]



Crystallographic and Chiroptical Studies on Tetraarylferrocenes for Use as Chiral Rotary Modules for Molecular Machines

Takahiro Muraoka, Kazushi Kinbara, Atsushi Wakamiya, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 1724–1730.

[DOI: 10.1002/chem.200601098]



Soft Materials with Graphitic Nanostructures

Takuzo Aida and Takanori Fukushima

Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 2007, 365, 1539–1552.

[DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2007.2030]



Photoconductive Coaxial Nanotubes of Molecularly Connected Electron Donor and Acceptor Layers

Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Yuki Suna, Noriyuki Ishii, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Seiichi Tagawa, Masateru Taniguchi, Tomoji Kawai, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2006, 314, 1761–1764 (highlighted in Nature Nanotech. 2007, 2, 77: News & Views, see also C&EN, Chemistry World, Newscientist, nanotechweb, Technology Review).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1134441]



Stabilization of a Kinetically Favored Nanostructure: Surface ROMP of Self-Assembled Conductive Nanocoils from a Norbornene-Appended Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene

Takuya Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Yohei Yamamoto, Atsuko Kosaka, Wusong Jin, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14337–14340.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja064461h]



From Electron Pump to Proton Channel

Kazushi Kinbara and Takuzo Aida

Science 2006, 313, 51–52.

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1130124]



A Self-Locking Molecule Operative with a Photoresponseive Key

Takahiro Muraoka, Kazushi Kinbara, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 11600–11605.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0632308]



Sensing of Chiral Fullerenes by a Cyclic Host with an Asymmetrically Distorted pi-Electronic Component

Yoshiaki Shoji, Kentaro Tashiro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 10690–10691.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja063828f]



Construction of Segregated Arrays of Multiple Donor and Acceptor Units Using a Dendritic Scaffold: Remarkable Dendrimer Effects on Photoinduced Charge Separation

Wei-Shi Li, Kil Suk Kim, Dong-Lin Jiang, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Tomoji Kawai, Jung Ho Kwon, Dongho Kim, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 10527–10532.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja063081t]



Relationship between Incoherent Excitation Energy Migration and Molecular Structures in Zinc(II) Porphyrin Dendrimers

Sung Cho, Wei-Shi Li, Min-Chul Yoon, Tae Kyu Ahn, Dong-Lin Jiang, Jiwon Kim, Takuzo Aida, and Dongho Kim

Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 7576–7584.

[DOI: 10.1002/chem.200600213]



Mechanical Twisting of a Guest by a Photoresponsive Host

Takahiro Muraoka, Kazushi Kinbara, and Takuzo Aida

Nature 2006, 440, 512–515 (see C&EN, nanotecweb, Newscientist).

[DOI: 10.1038/nature04635]



Photochemical Stitching of a Tubularly Assembled Hexabenzocoronene Amphiphile by Dimerization of Coumarin Pendants

Jin Motoyanagi, Takanori Fukushima, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4220–4221.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja060593z]



"Hermaphroditic Chirality" of a D2-Symmetric Saddle-Shaped Porphyrin in Multicomponent Spontaneous Optical Resolution: Inclusion Cocrystals with Double-Helical Porphyrin Arrays

Yukitami Mizuno, Md. Akhtarul Alam, Akihiko Tsuda, Kazushi Kinbara, Kentaro Yamaguchi, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 3786–3790.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200503054]



A Self-Regulartory Host in an Oscillatory Guest Motion: Complexation of Fullerenes with a Short-Spaced Cyclic Dimer of an Organorhodium Porphyrin

Ayako Ouchi, Kentaro Tashiro, Kentaro Yamaguchi, Takeshi Akasaka, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 3542–3546.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200600478]



Semibiological Molecular Machine with an Implemented "AND" Logic Gate for Regulation of Protein Folding

Shinichi Muramatsu, Kazushi Kinbara, Hideki Taguchi, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3764–3769.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja057604t]



Processing with Mortar and Pestle: Dramatic Effects of 'Dispersed Carbon Nanotubes on Mechanical and Electroconductive Properties of Polymers Derived from Ionic Liquids

Takanori Fukushima, Atsuko Kosaka, Yohei Yamamoto, Takuji Aimiya, Shunsuke Notazawa, Toshikazu Takigawa, Tamotsu Inabe, and Takuzo Aida

Small 2006, 2, 554–560.

[DOI: 10.1002/smll.200500404]



A Glass Hook Allows Fishing of Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Graphitic Nanotubes: Fabrication of a Macroscopic Fiber with an Anisotropic Electrical Conduction

Yohei Yamamoto, Takanori Fukushima, Wusong Jin, Atsuko Kosaka, Toshifumi Hara, Toshikazu Nakamura, Akinori Saeki, Shu Seki, Seiichi Tagawa, and Takuzo Aida

Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 1297–1300.

[DOI: 10.1002/adma.200502116]



Nanotechnology–based Photodynamic Therapy for Neovascular Disease Using a Supramolecular Nanocarrier Loaded with a Dendritic Photosensitizer

Tyuichi Ideta, Fumitaka Tasaka, Woo–Dong Jang, Nobuhiro Nishiyama, Guo–Dong Xhang, Atsushi Harada, Yasuo Yanagi, Yasuhiro Tamaki, Takuzo Aida, and Kazunori Kataoka

Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 2426–2431.

[DOI: 10.1021/nl051679d]



Positive Heterotropic Cooperativity for Selective Guest Binding via Electronic Communications through a Fused Zinc Porphyrin Array

Hiroshi Sato, Kentaro Tashiro, Hideyuki Shinmori, Atsuhiro Osuka, Yasujiro Murata, Koichi Komatsu, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 13086–13087.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja052993c]



Self-Assembled Graphitic Nanotubes with One-Handed Helical Arrays of a Chiral Amphiphilic Molecular Graphene

Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Makiko Niki, Atsuko Kosaka, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2005, 102, 10801–10806.

[DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0500852102]



Energy Funneling of IR Photons Captured by Dendritic Antennae and Acceptor Mode Specificity: Anti–Stokes Resonance Raman Studies on Iron(III) Porphyrin Complexes with a Poly(aryl ether) Dendrimer Framework

Yu–Jun Mo, Dong–Lin Jiang, Makoto Uyemura, Takuzo Aida, and Teizo Kitagawa

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 10020–10027.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja042196z]



Controlled Self–Assembly Triggered by Olefin Metathesis: Crosslinked Graphitic Nanotubes from an Amphiphilic Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene

Wusong Jin, Takanori Fukushima, Atsuko Kosaka, Makiko Niki, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 8284–8285 (highlighted in Science 2005, 308, 1519: "Editor's Choice").

[DOI: 10.1021/ja051859p]



Planar or Perpendicular? Conformational Preferences of pi-Conjugated Metalloporphyrin Dimer and Trimer in Supramolecular Tubular Arrays

Akihiko Tsuda, Haifeng Hu, Ryo Tanaka, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 4884–4888 (selected as a "Hot Paper").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200500887]



Rewritable Phosphorescent Paper by the Control of Competing Kinetic and Thermodynamic Self-Assembling Events

Akihiro Kishimura, Takashi Yamashita, Kentaro Yamaguchi, and Takuzo Aida

Nature Mat. 2005, 4, 546–549.

[DOI: 10.1038/nmat1401]



Cooperativity in Chiroptical Sensing with Dendritic Zinc Porphyrins

Wei–Shi Li, Dong–Lin Jiang, Yuki Suna, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7700–7702.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0513335]



Spin–Crossover Dendrimers: Generation Number–Dependent Cooperativity for Thermal Transition

Tsuyohiko Fujigaya, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 5484–5489.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja050275k]



Cyclic Dimer of a Fused Porphyrin Zinc Complex as a Novel Host with Two pi–Electronically Coupled Binding Sites

Hiroshi Sato, Kentaro Tashiro, Atsuhiro Osuka, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2005, 2324–2326.

[DOI: 10.1039/b501689d]



Towards Intelligent Molecular Machines: Directed Motions of Biological and Artificial Molecules and Assemblies

Kazushi Kinbara and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Rev. 2005, 105, 1377–1400.

[DOI: 10.1021/cr030071r]



Fully Plastic Actuator by Layer–by–Layer Casting Using Bucky Gel of Ionic Liquid

Takanori Fukushima, Kinji Asaka, Atsuko Kosaka, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 2410–2413.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200462318]



Phosphorescent Organogels via 'Metallophilic' Interactions for Reversible RGB–Color Switching

Akihiro Kishimura, Takashi Yamashita, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 179–183.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0441007]



Supramolecular Nanocarrier of Anionic Dendrimer Porphyrins with PEGylated Cationic Block Copolymer to Enhance Intracellular Photodynamic Efficacy

Woo–Dong Jang, Nobuhiro Nishiyama, Guo–Dong Zhang, Atsushi Harada, Dong–Lin Jiang, S. Kawauchi, Y. Morimoto, M. Kikuchi, H. Koyama, Takuzo Aida, and Kazunori Kataoka

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 419–423.

[DOI: 110.1002/anie.200461603]



Discotic Liquid Crystals Stabilized by Interionic Interactions: Imidazolium Ion–Anchored Paraffinic Triphenylene

Jin Motoyanagi, Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2005, 101–103.

[DOI: 10.1039/b414649b]



Macroscopic Spinning Chirality Memorized in Spin–Coated Films of Spatially Designed Dendritic Zinc Porphyrin J–Aggregates

Tatsuya Yamaguchi, Tatsumi Kimura, Hiro Matsuda, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 6350–6355 (selected as "VIP Paper").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200461431]



A Molybdenum Crown Cluster Forms Discrete Inorganic–Organic Nanocomposites with Metalloporphyrins

Akihiko Tsuda, Eri Hirahara, Yeong–Sang Kim, Hiroyuki Tanaka, Tomoji Kawai, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 6327–6331 (selected as "Cover").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200460990]



Photosensitized Hydrogen Evolution from Water Using Conjugated Polymers Wrapped in Dendrimeric Electrolytes

Dong–Lin Jiang, Cheol-Kyu Choi, Kayoko Honda, Wei–Shi Li, Tetsuo Yuzawa, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 12084–12089 (highlighted in Nature 2004, 431, 643: News & Views).

[DOI: 10.1021/ja048912e]



One–Pot Optical Resolution of Oligopeptide Helices through Artificial Peptide Bundling

Yan-Ming Guo, Hideaki Oike, Naoko Saeki, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 4915–4918 (selected as a "Hot Paper").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200460703]



Self–assembly of a pi–Electronic Amphiphile Consisting of a Zinc Porphyrin–Fullerene Dyad: Formation of Micro–vesicles with a High Stability

Richard Charvet, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2004, 2664–2665.

[DOI: 10.1039/b409228g]



Ethanol Vapor–Mediated Maturing for the Enhancement of Structural Regularity of Hexagonal Mesoporous Silica Films

Akihiro Okabe, Makiko Niki, Takanori Fukushima, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2004, 2572–2573.

[DOI: 10.1039/b410095f]



Self-Assembled Hexa-peri-hexabenzocoronene Graphitic Nanotube

Jonathan P. Hill, Wusong Jin, Atsuko Kosaka, Takanori Fukushima, Hideki Ichihara, Takeshi Shimomura, Kohzo Ito, Tomihiro Hashizume, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2004, 304, 1481–1483 (highlighted in C&EN).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1097789]



Tetrafluoroborate Salts as Site–Selective Promoters for Sol–Gel Synthesis of Mesoporous Silica

Akihiro Okabe, Takanori Fukushima, Katsuhiko Ariga, Makiko Niki, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 9013–9016.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0478532]



Selective Extraction of Higher Fullerenes Using Cyclic Dimers of Zinc Porphyrins

Yoshiaki Shoji, Kentaro Tashiro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 6570–6571 (highlighted in C&EN).

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0489947]



Photoluminescence Properties of Discrete Conjugated Wires Wrapped within Dendritic Envelopes: "Dendrimer Effects" on pi–Electronic Conjugation

Wei–Shi Li, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 2943–2947.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200353519]



A Condensable Amphiphile with Cleavable Tail as 'Lizard' Template for Sol–Gel Synthesis of Functionalized Mesoporous Silica

Quigmin Zhang, Katsuhiko Ariga, Akihiko Okabe, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 988–989 (highlighted in Nature 2004, 427, 309: "News & Views").

[DOI: 10.1021/ja039515r]



Chiroptical Transcription of Helical Information through Supramolecular Harmonization with Dynamic Helices

Yang–Ming Guo, Hideaki Oike, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 716–717

[DOI: 10.1021/ja039369p]



Bioinspired Molecular Design of Light–harvesting Multiporphyrin Arrays

Myung Seok Choi, Tomoko Yamazaki, Iwao Yamazaki, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. (Minireview) 2004, 43, 150–158.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200301665]



Supramolecular Nanofiber Formation of Macrocyclic Dendrimer

Woo–Dong Jang and Takuzo Aida

Macromolecules 2004, 37, 7325–7330.

[DOI: 10.1021/ma0492364]



A Novel Supramolecular Multicolor Thermometer by Self–Assembly of a pi–Extended Zinc Porphyrin Complex

Akihiko Tsuda, Shigeru Sakamoto, Kentaro Yamaguchi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 15722–15723.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja038349k]



Switching of Spin States Triggered by Phase Transition: Spin Crossover Properties of Self–Assembled Iron(II) Complexes with Alkyl–Tethered Triazole Ligands

Tsuyohiko Fujigaya, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 14690–14691.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja038088e]



Supramolecular Peapods Composed of a Metalloporphyrin Nanotube and Fullerenes

Tatsuya Yamaguchi, Noriyuki Ishii, Kentaro Tashiro, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 13934–13935 (highlighted in Science 2003, 302, 1297: "Editor's Choice").

[DOI: 10.1021/ja038178j]



Light–driven Open–Close Motion of Chiral Molecular Scissors

Takahiro Muraoka, Kazushi Kinbara, Yuka Kobayashi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 5612–5613 (highlighted in "NewScientist").

[DOI: 10.1021/ja034994f]



Molecular Ordering of Organic Molten Salts Triggered by Single–Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Takanori Fukushima, Atsuko Kosaka, Yoji Ishimura, Takashi Yamamoto, Toshikazu Takigawa, Noriyuki Ishii, and Takuzo Aida

Science 2003, 300, 2072–2074 (see C&EN, TRN, nanotechweb).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.1082289]



Chaperonin–mediated Stabilization and ATP–triggered Release of Semiconductor Nanoparticles

Daisuke Ishii, Kazushi Kinbara, Yasuhiro Ishida, Noriyuki Ishii, Mina Okochi, Masafumi Yohda, and Takuzo Aida

Nature 2003, 423, 628–632 (see Nature Highlights, C&EN, TRN, nanotechweb).

[DOI: 10.1038/nature01663]



Fullerene–Terminated Dendritic Multiporphyrin Arrays: "Dendrimer Effects" on Photoinduced Charge Separation

Myung–Seok Choi, Takuzo Aida, Hongxia Luo, Yasuyuki Araki, and Osamu Ito

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 4060–4063.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200351460]



Template Synthesis of Polypyrrole Nanofibers Insulated within One–dimensional Silicate Channels: Hexagonal versus Lamellar for Recombination of Polarons into Bipolarons

Midori Ikegame, Keisuke Tajima, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2003, 42, 2154–2157 (selected as a "Hot Paper").

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.200250800]



Characteristics of Organic Transformation in a Confined Dendritic Environment: Studies on AIBN–initiated Reaction of Dendrimer Cobalt(II) Porphyrins with Alkynes

Makoto Uyemura and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Eur. J. 2003, 9, 3492–3500.

[DOI: 10.1002/chem.200304851]



Dendritic Physical Gels: Structural Parameters for Gelation with Peptide–Core Dendrimers

Woo–Dong Jang and Takuzo Aida

Macromolecules 2003, 36, 8461–8469.

[DOI: 10.1021/ma034221b]



pH–Sensitive Assembly of Light–Harvesting Dendrimer Zinc Porphyrin Bearing Peripheral Groups of Primary Amine with Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-Poly(aspartic acid) in Aqueous Solution

Guo–Dong Zhang, Nobuhiro Nishiyama, Atsushi Harada, Dong–Lin Jiang, Takuzo Aida, and Kazunori Kataoka

Macromolecules 2003, 36, 1304–1309.

[DOI: 10.1021/ma025735y]



Nonlinear Amplification of Circular Dichroism Activity upon Cyclodimerization of a Chiral Saddle–Shaped Porphyrin

Yukitami Mizuno and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2003, 20–21.

[DOI: 10.1039/b209789c]



Light–harvesting Ionic Dendrimer Porphyrins as New Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy

Nobuhiro Nishiyama, H. R. Stapert, Guo–Dong Zhang, Daisuke Takasu, Dong–Lin Jiang, Tetsuo Nagano, Takuzo Aida, and Kazunori Kataoka

Bioconjugate Chem. 2003, 14, 58–66.

[DOI: 10.1021/bc025597h]



Fluorescence Spectroscopic Properties and Single Aggregate Structure of pi–Conjugated Wire–Type Dendrimers

Sadahiro Masuo, Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, Tsuyoshi Asahi, Hiroshi Masuhara, Takafumi Sato, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

J. Phys. Chem. B 2003, 107, 2471–2479.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp021643z]



Homochiral Supramolecular Polymerization of an "S"–Shaped Chiral Monomer: Translation of Optical Purity into Molecular Weight Distribution

Yasuhiro Ishida and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 14017–14019.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja028403h]



A Supramolecular Oscillator Composed of Carbon Nanocluster C120 and a Rhodium(III) Porphyrin Cyclic Dimer

Kentaro Tashiro, Yusuke Hirabayashi, Takuzo Aida, Kazuhiko Saigo, Koichi Fujiwara, Koichi Komatsu, Shigeru Sakamoto, and Kentaro Yamaguchi

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 12086–12087.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja0264450]



Steric Control of Organic Transformation by a Dendrimer Cage: Organocobalt Dendrimer Porphyrins as Novel Coenzyme B12 Mimics

Makoto Uyemura and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 11392–11403.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja020687i]



Color–Tunable Transparent Mesoporous Silica Films: Immobilization of One–Dimensional Columnar Charge–Transfer Assemblies in Aligned Silicate Nano Channels

Akihiro Okabe, Takanori Fukushima, Katsuhiko Ariga, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2002, 41, 3414–3417.

[DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20020916)41:18<3414::AID-ANIE3414>3.0.CO;2-T]



Supramolecular Acid/Base Catalysis via Multiple Hydrogen–Bonding Interactions

Kohji Osaki, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun., 2002, 1690–1691.

[DOI: 110.1039/b202970g]



Iron Complexes Capped with Dendrimer–Appended Triazacyclononanes as the Novel Spatially Encumbered Models of Non–Heme Iron Proteins

Masashi Enomoto and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 6099–6108.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja012589n]



Dendritic Multiporphyrin Arrays as Novel Light–Harvesting Antennae

Myung–Seok Choi, Takuzo Aida, Tomoko Yamazaki, and Iwao Yamazaki

Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 2667–2678 (selected as Frontispiece Picture).

[DOI: 10.1002/1521-3765(20020617)8:12<2667::AID-CHEM2667>3.0.CO;2-L]



Repetitive Contraction and Swelling Behavior of Gel–like Wire–type Dendrimer Assemblies in Solution Layer by Photon Pressure of a Focused Near–infrared Laser Beam

Sadahiro Masuo, Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, Tsuyoshi Asahi, Hiroshi Masuhara, Takafumi Sato, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

J. Phys. Chem. B 2002, 106, 905–909.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp013367e]



Photoluminescent Silicate Microsticks Containing Aligned Nanodomains of Conjugated Polymers by Sol–Gel Based in–situ Polymerization

Keisuke Tajima and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 3803–3806.

[DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20011015)40:20<3803::AID-ANIE3803>3.0.CO;2-T]



A Large Dendritic Multiporphyrin Array as a Mimic of Bacterial Light–Harvesting Antenna Complexes: Molecular Design of an Efficient Energy Funnel for Visible Photons

Myung–Seok Choi, Takuzo Aida, Tomoko Yamazaki, and Iwao Yamazaki

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 3194–3198.

[DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20010903)40:17<3194::AID-ANIE3194>3.0.CO;2-5]



Cyclic Dimers of Metalloporphyrins as Tunable Hosts for Fullerenes: A Remarkable Effect of Rh(III)

Jian-Yu Zheng, Kentaro Tashiro, Yusuke Hirabayashi, Kazushi Kinbara, Kazuhiko Saigo, Takuzo Aida, Shigeru Sakamoto, and Kentaro Yamaguchi

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40, 1857–1861 (selected as VIP and Frontispiece Picture).

[DOI: 10.1002/1521-3773(20010518)40:10<1857::AID-ANIE1857>3.0.CO;2-Y]



Coordination Metallacycles of an Achiral Dendron Self–Assemble via Metal–Metal Interaction to Form Luminescent Superhelical Fibers

Masashi Enomoto, Akihiro Kishimura, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 5608–5609.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja010426t]



Enantioselective Hydrolysis of Amino Acid Esters by Apomyoglobin: Perfect Kinetic Resolution of a Phenylalanine Derivative

Katsuhiko Tomisaka, Yasuhiro Ishida, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2001, 133–134.

[DOI: 110.1039/b008403o]



Fluorescent Doughnut–Like Assembling of Wire–Type Dendrimers Depending on Their Generation Numbers and Degrees of Polymerization

Sadahiro Masuo, Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, Tsuyoshi Asahi, Hiroshi Masuhara, Takafumi Sato, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

J. Phys. Chem. B 2001, 105, 2885–2889.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp0040594]



Morphological Dependence of Radiative and Non–Radiative Relaxation Energy Balance in Photoexcited Aryl Ether Dendrimers as Observed by Fluorescence and Thermal Lens Spectroscopies

Yuki Wakabayashi, Manabu Tokeshi, Akihide Hibara, Dong–Lin Jiang, Takuzo Aida, and Takehiko Kitamori

J. Phys. Chem. B 2001, 105, 4441–4445.

[DOI: 10.1021/jp004448y]



Controlled Polymerizations with Constrained Geometries

Keisuke Tajima and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2000, 2399–2412 (Feature Article).

[DOI: 10.1039/b007618j]



Nucleobase Dendrimer as a Multidentate Ligand for Rare–Earth Metal Ions

Masahide Tominaga, Jun Hosogi, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 2000, 719–720.

[DOI: 10.1039/b000318m]



Metal Bisporphyrinate Double–Decker Complexes as Redox–Responsive Rotating Modules. Studies on Ligand Rotation Activities of the Reduced and Oxidized Forms Using Chirality as a Probe

Kentaro Tashiro, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 7921–7926 (see TRN).

[DOI: 10.1021/ja000356a]



Chirality–Memory Molecule: Crystallographic and Spectroscopic Studies on Dynamic Molecular Recognition Events by Fully Substituted Chiral Porphyrins

Yukitami Mizuno, Takuzo Aida, and Kentaro Yamaguchi

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 5278–5285.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja000052o]



Dendritic Physical Gel: Hierarchical Self–Organization of a Peptide–Core Dendrimer to Form a Micron–Scale Fibrous Assembly

Woo–Dong Jang, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 3232–3233.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja994232d]



Novel Molecularly Hybridized Polyethylene/Silica Composite Materials: Polymerization of Ethylene with Supported Titanocenes by Mesoporous Silicates

Keisuke Tajima, Gen Ogawa, and Takuzo Aida

J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem. Ed. 2000, 38, 4821–4825.

[DOI: 10.1002/1099-0518(200012)38:1+<4821::AID-POLA190>3.0.CO;2-L]



Polyion Complex Micelles Encapsulating Light–harvesting Ionic Dendrimer Zinc Porphyrins

Henk R. Stapert, Nobuhiro Nishiyama, Dong–Lin Jiang, Takuzo Aida, and Kazunori Kataoka

Langmuir 2000, 16, 8182–8188.

[DOI: 10.1021/la000423e]



Molecular Design of a Novel Dendrimer Porphyrin for Supramolecular Fullerene/Dendrimer Hybridization

Tomoko Nishioka, Kentaro Tashiro, Takuzo Aida, Jian-Yu Zheng, Kazushi Kinbara, Kazuhiko Saigo, Shigeru Sakamoto, and Kentaro Yamaguchi

Macromolecules 2000, 33, 9182–9184.

[DOI: 10.1021/ma001384g]



Sequential Cationic and Anionic Polymerizations by Titanium Triflate Complexes with Bulky Bisphenolate Ligands. Controlled One–Pot Synthesis of Polyoxetane–Poly(e-caprolactone) Block Copolymer

Daisuke Takeuchi and Takuzo Aida

Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 4607–4609.

[DOI: 10.1021/ma000377p]



A Cyclic Dimer of Metalloporphyrin Forms a Highly Stable Inclusion Complex with C60

Kentaro Tashiro, Takuzo Aida, Jiang Yu Zheng, Kazushi Kinbara, Kazuhiko Saigo, Sigeru Sakamoto, and Kentaro Yamaguchi

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 9477–9478.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja992416m]



Self–Assembly of a Copper–ligating Dendrimer that Provides a New Non–heme Metalloprotein Mimic: Dendrimer Effects on Stability of the Bis(m-oxo)dicopper(III) Core

Masashi Enomoto and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 874–875.

[DOI: 10.1021/JA982282X]



Template Catalysis: Catalytic Metalation of Porphyrins by Apocytochrome b562

Yasuhiro Ishida, Katsuaki Konishi, Teruyuki Nagamune, and Takuzo Aida"

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 7947–7948.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja990868t]



Catalysis of Nucleobase via Multiple Hydrogen–Bonding Interactions: Acceleration of Aminolysis of 6-Chloropurine Derivatives by Uracils

Masahide Tominaga, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 7704–7705.

[DOI: 10.1021/ja990944s]



A Blue–Luminescent Dendritic Rod: Poly(phenyleneethynylene) within a Light–harvesting Dendritic Envelope

Takafumi Sato, Dong–Lin Jiang, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 10658–10659 (C&EN).

[DOI: 10.1021/ja9922983]



Long–Term Energy Storage of Dendrimers

Yuki Wakabayashi, Manabu Tokeshi, Dong–Lin Jiang, Takuzo Aida, and Takehiko Kitamori

J. Luminescence, 1999, 83/84, 313–315.

[DOI: 10.1016/S0022-2313(99)00118-0]



Extrusion Polymerization: Synthesis of Extended–Chain Crystalline Linear Polyethylene Nanofibers by a Supported Titanocene within a Mesoporous Silica

Keisuke Kageyama, Jun-ichi Tamazawa, and Takuzo Aida

Science, 1999, 285, 2113–2115 (Science Compass/C&EN).

[DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5436.2113]



Electrostatic Assembly of Dendrimer Electrolytes: Negatively and Positively Charged Dendrimer Porphyrins

Nobuyuki Tomioka, Daisuke Takasu, Toshie Takahashi, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 1998, 37, 1531–1534.

[DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3773(19980619)37:11<1531::AID-ANIE1531>3.0.CO;2-T]



Apocytochrome b562 as a Novel Chiral Host Molecule: The First Enantioselective Reconstitution

Yasuhiro Ishida, Katsuaki Konishi, Takuzo Aida, and Teruyuki Nagamune

Chemistry, Eur. J, 1998, 4, 1148–1153.

[DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-3765(19980710)4:7<1148::AID-CHEM1148>3.0.CO;2-R]



Rotational Oscillation of Two Interlocked Porphyrins in Cerium Bis(5,15-diarylporphyrinate) Double–deckers

Kentaro Tashiro, Takashi Fujiwara, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

Chem. Commun. 1998, 1121–1122.

[DOI: 10.1039/a801350k]



A Photoresponsive Silicon Radical within a Porphyrin π-Cloud: Photolysis of Organo- and Nitroxy-silicon Porphyrins with Visible Light

Jiang–Yu Zheng, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 9838–9843.

[DOI: 10.1021/JA980273I]



Morphology–Dependent Singlet Energy Transduction in Aryl Ether Dendrimer Porphyrins: Cooperation of Dendron Subunits

Dong–Lin Jiang and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1998, 120, 10895–10901.

[DOI: 10.1021/JA9823520]



Mesoporous Zeolite as a New Class of Catalyst for Controlled Polymerization of Lactones

Keisuke Kageyama, Shin–ichi Ogino, Takuzo Aida, and Takashi Tatsumi

Macromolecules, 1998, 31, 4069–4073.

[DOI: 10.1021/MA980270Q]



Enantiomeric Resolution of Chiral Metallobis(porphyrin)s: Studies on Rotatability of Electronically Coupled Porphyrin Ligands

Kentaro Tashiro, Katsuaki Konishi, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 1997, 36, 856–858.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.199708561]



Recognition of the Helical Sense of Polypeptides by a Chiral Metalloporphyrin Receptor

Katsuaki Konishi, Shu-ichi Kimata, Kyoko Yoshida, Masanobu Tanaka, and Takuzo Aida

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 1997, 36, 2823–2825.

[DOI: 10.1002/anie.199628231]



Chirality–Memory Molecule: A D2–Symmetric Fully Substituted Porphyrin as a Conceptually New Chirality Sensor

Yoshio Furusho, Takayuki Kimura, Yukitami Mizuno, and Takuzo Aida

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 5267–5268 (C&EN).

[DOI: 10.1021/JA970431Q]



Guest–Responsive Structural Changes of Porphyrinogen Inclusion Crystals: A Long–Range Cooperative Effect on Guest Binding

Yoshio Furusho and Takuzo Aida

J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1997, 2205–2206.

[DOI: 10.1039/a704897a]



Photoisomerization in Dendrimers by Harvesting of Low–Energy Photons

Dong–Lin Jiang and Takuzo Aida

Nature 1997, 388, 454–45 (News & Views/C&EN).

[DOI: 10.1038/41290]



Free Radical Polymerization within Mesoporous Zeolite Channels

Shau Mien Ng, Shin-ichi Ogino, and Takuzo Aida

Makromol. Chem., Rapid Commun. 1997, 18, 991–996.

[DOI: 10.1002/marc.1997.030181201]

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