2024.4-

Yuki Kugo, Takuya Isono, Masashi Fujiwara, Toshifumi Satoh, Hirofumi Tani, Tomoki Erata, Kenji Tajima, Phase Behavior of Sugar-Based Block Co-Oligomer Modulated by Molecular Chirality, Polymer Journal, 2024, DOI: 10.1016/j.giant.2024.100308.

Chen, Kai and Lee, Chaehun and Chen, Chun-Yu and Satoh, Toshifumi and Isono, Takuya and Chen, Hsin-Lung Chen, Phase Behavior of Sugar-Based Block Co-Oligomer Modulated by Molecular Chirality, Giant, 2024, 19, 100308, DOI: 10.1016/j.giant.2024.100308.


Wei-Chi Chiu, Yu-Hung Cheng, Jin-Hao Lin, Chi-Huan Tung, Taiki Nishimura, Chun-Yu Chen, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, and Hsin-Lung Chen, Tuning the Complex Spherical Phase of Sugar-Based Block Co-Oligomer via Single-Monomer-Mediated Composition Variation, Macromolecules 2024, XXXX, XXX, XXX-XXX, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.4c00439.


Iyoka Ota, Ryota Suzuki, Yuta Mizukami, Xiaochao Xia, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Yamamoto, Feng Li, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Organobase-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Cyclic Anhydrides and Oxetanes: Establishment and Application in Block Copolymer Synthesis, Macromolecules, 2024, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.3c02483.



Wang, L., Zhang, C., Cao, X., Xu., X., Bai, J., Zhu, J., Li, R., Satoh, T., Construction of Novel Coaxial Electrospun Polyetherimide@Polyaniline Core-shell Fibrous Membranes as Free-Standing Flexible Electrodes for Supercapacitors, J. Power Sources, 2024, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2024.234305.



2023.4-

Erika Terada, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Takuya Yamamoto, Toyoji Kakuchi, Shin-ichiro Sato, Structural study of two polymer chains of poly(2-methoxyethyl glycidyl ether)-b-poly(2-ethoxyethyl glycidyl ether) thermoresponsive block copolymers using molecular dynamics simulations, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2024, DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2024.141137.



Katsuhara Satoshi Tsuji Yuki Sunagawa Naoki Igarashi, Kiyohiko; Satoshi Katsuhara, Yuki Tsuji, Naoki Sunagawa, Kiyohiko Igarashi, Kenji Takahashi, Takuya Yamamoto, Feng Li, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Acetyl Cellooligosaccharide-Based Block Copolymers for Toughening Cellulose Triacetate/Poly(ε-caprolactone) Biodegradable Blends, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2024, in Press, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.3c06411.



Yuki Kugo, Satoshi Nomura, Takuya Isono, Masashi Fujiwara, Toshifumi Satoh, Hirofumi Tani, Tomoki Erata, Kenji Tajima, Crystallinity improvements in cellulose II after multiple posttreatment cycles with a dilute NaOH solution, Polym. J., 2024, DOI: 10.1038/s41428-024-00890-0.

Chen-Fu Lin, Ya-Shuan Wu, Hui-Ching Hsieh, Wei-Cheng Chen, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Yan-Cheng Line, Chi-Ching Kuo, Wen-Chang Chen, Enhanced Performance of Phototransistor Memory by Optimizing the Block Copolymer Architectures Comprising Polyfluorenes and Hydrogen-Bonded Insulating Coils, Polymer, 2024, 295, 126772, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2024.126772.



Yuki Kugo, Satoshi Nomura, Takuya Isono, Shin-ichiro Sato, Masashi Fujiwara, Toshifumi Satoh, Hirofumi Tani, Tomoki Erata, Kenji Tajima, Elucidating the structural changes of cellulose molecules and dynamics of Na ions during the crystal transition from cellulose I to II in low temperature and low concentration NaOH solution, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2024, 332, 121907, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2024.121907.



Lei Wang, Jiaqi Wu, Chunhong Zhang, Xianqi Cao, Xiaodong Xu, Jianwei Bai, Jiahui Zhu, Ruiqi Li, Toshifumi Satoh, Rational nanoarchitectonics of polypyrrole/graphene/polyimide composite fibrous membranes with enhanced electrochemical performance as self-supporting flexible electrodes for supercapacitors, Journal of Energy Storage, 2024, 81, 110425, DOI: 10.1016/j.est.2024.110425.



Yanli Zhou, Chunhong Zhang, Jiahe Huang, Lijia Liu, Jianwei Bai, Junqing Li, Toshifumi Satoh, and Yoshio Okamoto, Positive Synergy between the Helical Poly(phenylacetylene) Backbones and the Helical L-Proline Oligopeptide Pendants for Enhanced Enantioseparation Properties, Anal. Chem. 2024, 96, 2078-2086, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.3c04755.



Yuta Mizukami, Yuto Kakehi, Feng Li, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono and Toshifumi Satoh, Chemically Recyclable Unnatural (1→6)-Polysaccharides from Cellulose-Derived Levoglucosenone and Dihydrolevoglucosenone, ACS Macro Letters, 2024, 13, 252-259, DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.3c00720.



3,2024, Press release

Hironori Marubayashi, Minami Ebe, Atsushi Imasaki, Kaiyu Fujiwara, Naruhiko Mashita, Katsumi Hagita, Takahiro Murashima, Sunao Mori, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Hiroshi Jinnai, Toughening of a polymer network by the addition of a small amount of large-sized multicyclic chains, Polymer 2024, 292, 126607, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2023.126607.



Chaehun Lee, Brian J. Ree, Kai Chen, Ryoya Komaki, Satoshi Katsuhara, Takuya Yamamoto, Redouane Borsali, Kenji Tajima, Hsin-Lung Chen, Toshifumi Satoh, Takuya Isono, Ultrasmall 3D Network Morphologies from Biobased Sugar-Terpenoid Hybrid Block Co-oligomers in the Bulk and the Thin Film States, Giant 2023, DOI: 10.1016/j.giant.2023.100211.



Yuanyuan Gu, Lijia Liu, Yudan Wang, Chunhong Zhang, Toshifumi Satoh, Chromaticity sensor for discriminatory identification of aliphatic and aromatic primary amines based on conformational changes of polyacetylene, Talanta 2023, DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2023.125361.



Tianle Gao, Feng Li, Ryota Suzuki, Huan Li, Takuya Yamamoto, Xiaochao Xia, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, One-Step Synthesis of Poly(amide ester)-Based Block Copolymers with Defined Phase Separation Behavior, Macromolecules 2023, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.3c01305.



Feng Li, Ryota Suzuki, Tianle Gao, Xiaochao Xia, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Alkali Metal Carboxylates: Simple, Efficient, and Industrial Relevant Catalysts for Controlled Polymer Synthesis, Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2023, DOI: 10.1246/bcsj.20230149.



Mahmoud M. Abd Elwakil, Ryota Suzuki, Alaa M. Khalifa, Rania M. Elshami, Takuya Isono, Yaser H.A. Elewa, Yusuke Sato, Takashi Nakamura, Toshifumi Satoh, Hideyoshi Harashima Harnessing Topology and Stereochemistry of Glycidylamine-Derived Lipid Nanoparticles for in Vivo mRNA Delivery to Immune Cells in Spleen and Their Application for Cancer Vaccination, Adv. Funct. Mater.2023, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202303795.



Hien Thi Phan, Shoko Furukawa, Koto Imai, Hiroya Tomita, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Ken’ichiro Matsumoto Biosynthesis of High-Molecular-Weight Poly(ᴅ-lactate)-Containing Block Copolyesters Using Evolved Sequence-Regulating Polyhydroxyalkanoate Synthase PhaCᴀʀ, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2023, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.3c01696.



Yuanyuan Gu, Lijia Liu, Yudan Wang, Chunhong Zhang, Toshifumi Satoh Hierarchical supramolecular self-assembly of Bi-Valine-Containing Poly(phenylacetylene) and tunable chirality, J. Mol. Liq., 2023, 386, 122481, DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2023.122481.

Minami Ebe, Asuka Soga, Kaiyu Fujiwara, Brian J. Ree, Hironori Marubayashi, Katsumi Hagita, Atsushi Imasaki, Miru Baba, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Tetsuo Deguchi, Hiroshi Jinnai, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Rotaxane Formation of Multicyclic Polydimethylsiloxane in a Silicone Network: A Step toward Constructing “Macro-Rotaxanes” from High-Molecular-Weight Axle and Wheel Components, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023 DOI: 10.1002/anie.202304493.



2023,8 press released

Weeranuch Lang, Takayoshi Tagami, Yuya Kumagai, Seiya Tanaka, Hye-Jin Kang, Masayuki Okuyama, Wataru Saburi, Haruhide Mori, Tohru Hira, Chaehun Lee, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Hiroshi Hara, Takayuki Kurokawa, Nobuo Sakairi, Yoshiaki Yuguchi, Atsuo Kimura Tunable structure of chimeric isomaltomegalosaccharides with double α-(1 → 4)-glucosyl chains enhances the solubility of water-insoluble bioactive compounds, Carbohydr. Polym. 2023, 319, 121185, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2023.121185.



Chun-Kai Chen, Jin-Chieh Ho, Chih-Chien Hung, Wei-Cheng Chen, Toshifumi Satoh, Wen-Chang Chen Sustained Flexible Photonic Transistor Memories Based on Fully Natural Floating Gate Electrets, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2023, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.3c05981.



Yamato Ebii, Yoshinobu Mato, Feng Li, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Yamamoto, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Cyclopolymerization: A versatile approach to multicyclic polystyrene and polystyrene-containing multicyclic copolymer, Polym. Chem., 2023,14, 3099-3109, DOI: 10.1039/D3PY00449J.



Yaodong Wang, Yudan Wang, Lijia Liu, Kexiao Sang, Chunhong Zhang, Toshifumi Satoh Asymmetric aldol reaction catalyzed by amino acid tetrapeptides (l-Pro-l-Pro-l-Phe-l-Phe-OMe), React. Chem. Eng., 2023, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/D3RE00119A.



Erika Terada, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Takuya Yamamoto,Toyoji Kakuchi, Shinichiro Sato All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Temperature Response of Poly(glycidyl Ether)s with Oligooxyethylene Side Chains Terminated with Alkyl Groups, Nanomaterials 2023, 13, 1628, DOI: 10.3390/nano13101628.



Satoshi Katsuhara, Naoki Sunagawa, Kiyohiko Igarashi, Yutaka Takeuchi, Kenji Takahashi, Takuya Yamamoto, Feng Li, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Effect of degree of substitution on the microphase separation and mechanical properties of cellooligosaccharide acetate-based elastomers, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2023, 316, 120976, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2023.120976.



Jiahe Huang, Zhengjin Zhou, Chunhong Zhang, Chao Wang, Yanli Zhou, Lijia Liu, Junqing Li, Toshifumi Satoh, Yoshio Okamoto Hybridization of helical poly(phenylacetylene)s bearing L-proline tripeptide pendants into porous silica microspheres as a solvent-tolerable chiral stationary phase for liquid chromatography, Analyst, 2023, 148, 1877-1886, DOI: 10.1039/D3AN00061C.



Takuya Isono, Ema Baba, Shunma Tanaka, Ken Miyagi, Takahiro Dazai, Feng Li, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh Installation of the adamantyl group in polystyrene-block-poly(methyl mathacrylate) via Friedel–Crafts alkylation to modulate the microphase-separated morphology and dimensions, Polym. Chem., 2023,14, 2675-2684, DOI: 10.1039/D3PY00113J.



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2022.4-

Yaodong Wang, Lijia Liu, Yudan Wang, Kexiao Sang, Chunhong Zhang, Toshifumi Satoh An l-proline-modified chiral porous hyper-crosslinked l-phenylalanine dipeptide—increased reaction rate and selectivity in asymmetric catalysis, Polym. Chem., 2023, 14, 1124-1134, DOI: 10.1039/d3py00045a.

Ryohei Sato, Atsuo Utagawa, Koji Fushimi, Feng Li, Takuya Isono, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Shin-ichiro Sato, Hiroshi Hirata, Yoshihiro Kikkawa, Takuya Yamamoto, Molecular Weight-Dependent Oxidation and Optoelectronic Properties of Defect-Free Macrocyclic Poly(3-hexylthiophene), Polymers 2023, 15, 666, DOI: 10.3390/polym15030666.

Xiaochao Xia, Tianle Gao, Feng Li, Ryota Suzuki, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Sequential Polymerization from Complex Monomer Mixtures: Access to Multiblock Copolymers with Adjustable Sequence, Topology, and Gradient Strength, Macromolecules 2023, 56, 92-103, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c01976.



2023,2,Most Read Articles(Macromolecules)

Huan Li, Yingying Li, Yudan Wang, Lijia Liu, Hongxing Dong, Chunhong Zhang, Toshifumi Satoh, Physically crosslinked PAA/Lys-BPEA hydrogel with rapid self-healing and long-term antibacterial activities, Polymer 2023, 265, 125598, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2022.125598.



Kai Chen, Chun-Yu Chen, Hsin-Lung Chen, Ryoya Komaki, Nao Kawakami, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Du-Yuan Hung, and Ying-Ling Liu, Self-Assembly Behavior of Sugar-Based Block Copolymers in the Complex Phase Window Modulated by Molecular Architecture and Configuration, Macromolecules 2023, 56, 28-39, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c01929.



Huan Li, Yingying Li, Yudan Wang, Lijia Liu, Hongxing Dong, Chunhong Zhang, Toshifumi Satoh, Skin-friendly PVA/PDA/Tyr-PEAm composite hydrogel with long-term antibacterial and self-recovery ability for wearable strain / pressure sensor, Eur. Polym. J. 2022, 182, 11, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2022.111719.



Lien Zhu, Chunhong Zhang, Feifan Qin, Fuqiu Ma, Changlong Bi, Ruiqi Zhu, Lijia Liu, Jianwei Bai, Hongxing Dong, Toshifumi Satoh, Amidoxime-modified Hypercrosslinked Porous Poly(styrene-co-acrylonitrile) Adsorbent with Tunable Porous Structure for Extracting Uranium Efficiently from Seawater, Journal of Molecular Liquids, Journal of Molecular Liquids 2022, 368, 120741.



Yubo Wang, Jose Enrico Q. Quinsaat, Feng Li, Takuya Isono, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Shin-ichiro Sato, Takuya Yamamoto, Size Control and Enhanced Stability of Silver Nanoparticles by Cyclic Poly(Ethylene Glycol), Polymers 2022, 14, 4535 DOI: 10.3390/polym14214535.



Tianle Gao, Xiaochao Xia, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Yamamoto, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Polyether/Polythioether Synthesis via Ring-Opening Polymerization of Epoxides and Episulfides Catalyzed by Alkali Metal Carboxylates, Macromolecules 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c00656.



Xiaochao Xia, Tianle Gao, Feng Li, Ryota Suzuki, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Multidimensional Control of Repeating Unit/Sequence/Topology for One-Step Synthesis of Block Polymers from Monomer Mixtures, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 17905-17915, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c06860.



2022,10 press released

Ryota Suzuki, Xiaochao Xia, Tianle Gao, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono and Toshifumi Satoh, Synthesis of Hyperbranched Polyester via Ring-opening Alternating Copolymerisation of Epoxide with Cyclic Anhydride having a Carboxyl Group, Poly. Chem., 2022, 13, 5469-5477, DOI: 10.1039/D2PY00571A.



Takuya Isono, Ryoya Komaki, Nao Kawakami, Kai Chen, Hsin-Lung Chen, Chaehun Lee, Kazushige Suzuki, Brian J. Ree, Hiroaki Mamiya, Takuya Yamamoto, Redouane Borsali, Kenji Tajima, and Toshifumi Satoh, Tailored Solid-State Carbohydrate Nanostructures Based on Star-Shaped Discrete Block Co-Oligomers, Biomacromolecules 2022, 23, 3978-3989, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.2c008133.



Lei Wang, Xiaodong Xu, Chunhong Zhang, Xianqi Cao, Lijia Liu, Ruiqi Li, Chao Wang, Toshifumi Satoh, Fabrication of electrospun polyetherimide/polyaniline self-supporting microfiber membranes as electrodes for flexible supercapacitors via in-situ polymerization, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2022, 651, 129796, DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2022.129796.



Taiki Nishimura, Satoshi Katsuhara, Chaehun Lee, Brian J. Ree, Redouane Borsali, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, and Takuya Isono, Fabrication of Ultrafine, Highly Ordered Nanostructures Using Carbohydrate-Inorganic Hybrid Block Copolymers, Nanomaterials 2022, 12, 1653, DOI: 10.3390/nano12101653.



2023,8, Photon Factory Highlights 2022

Hamidah binti Hashim, Nur Aisyah Adlin binti Emran, Takuya Isono, Satoshi Katsuhara, Hiroko Ninoyu, Tokuo Matsushima, Takuya Yamamoto, Redouane Borsali, Toshifumi Satoh, Kenji Tajima, Improving the mechanical properties of polycaprolactone using functionalized nanofibrillated bacterial cellulose with high dispersibility and long fiber length as a reinforcement material, Composites Part A 2022, 158, 106978, DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesa.2022.106978.



Tomohisa Watanabe, Yubo Wang, Tomoko Ono, Satoru Chimura, Takuya Isono, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Shin-ichiro Sato, Daichi Ida and Takuya Yamamoto, Topology and Sequence-Dependent Micellization and Phase Separation of Pluronic L35, L64, 10R5, and 17R4: Effects of Cyclization and the Chain Ends, Polymers 2022, 14, 1823, DOI: 10.3390/polym14091823.



Dai-Hua Jiang, Toshifumi Satoh, Shih Huang Tung, and Chi-Ching Kuo, Sustainable Alternatives to Nondegradable Medical Plastics, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2022, 10, 4792-4806.



2021.4-

Katsumi Hagita, Takahiro Murashima, Minami Ebe, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Trapping probabilities of multiple rings in end-linked gels, Polymer, 2022, 245, 124683, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2022.124683.



Ryo Takahama, Honami Kato, Go Takayama, Kenji Tajima and Tetsuo Kondo, Physical characteristics and cell-adhesive properties of in vivo fabricated bacterial cellulose/hyaluronan nanocomposites, Cellulose, 2022, 29, 3239-3251, DOI: 10.1007/s10570-022-04480-2.



Huan Li, Yingying Li, Yudan Wang, Lijia Liu, Hongxing Dong, Toshifumi Satoh, Membrane-Active Amino Acids Coupled Polyetheramine Derivatives with High Selectivity and Broad-Spectrum Antibacterial Activity, Acta Biomaterialia, 2022, 142, 136-148, DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2022.02.009.



Lien Zhu, Chunhong Zhang, Fuqiu Ma, Changlong Bi, Ruiqi Zhu, Feifan Qin, Lijia Liu, Hongxing Dong, Toshifumi Satoh, Oxime-modified hierarchical self-assembly polyimide microspheres for high-efficient uranium recovery from wastewater, Environmental Science: Nano, 2022, 9, 1168-1179, DOI: 10.1039/d1en01046h.



Ryota Suzuki, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, 環境低負荷なセルフスイッチ重合法―ポリエステル系ブロックポリマーをワンステップで合成, 化学, 2022, 77, 48-52.




Satoshi Katsuhara, Yasuko Takagi, Naoki Sunagawa, Kiyohiko Igarashi, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Development of bio-based elastomer with cellooligosaccaharide derivative as the hard segment, Cellulose Commun., 2021, 28, 140-148.




Yoshinobu Mato, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, 精密重合法を用いた環状高分子の効率的合成, 高分子, 2021, 70, 649-651.




Takaaki Fujiwara, Ayumi Fujishima, Yui Nakamura, Kenji Tajima, and Min Yao, Structural snapshot of a glycoside hydrolase family 8 endo-β-1,4-glucanase capturing the state after cleavage of the scissile bond, Acta Cryst. 2022, D78, 228-237, DOI: doi.org/10.1107/s2059798321012882.



Hiroyuki Kono, Haruto Tsujisaki, and Kenji Tajima, Reinforcing Poly(methyl methacrylate) with Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibers Chemically Modified with Methacryolyl Groups, Nanomaterials, 2022, 12, 537, DOI: doi.org/10.3390/nano12030537.



Hong Li, Muhammad Mumtaz, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Wen-Chang Chen, Redouane Borsali, Self-assembly of carbohydrate-based block copolymer systems: glyconanoparticles and highly nanostructured thin films, Polymer Journal 2022, 54, 455-464, DOI: doi.org/10.1038/s41428-021-00604-w.



Onyinyechukwu Justina Oziri, Masatoshi Maeki, Manabu Tokeshi, Takuya Isono, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Shin-ichiro Sato, Takuya Yamamoto, Topology-Dependent Interaction of Cyclic Poly(ethylene glycol) Complexed with Gold Nanoparticles against Bovine Serum Albumin for a Colorimetric Change, Langmuir 2021, ASAP, DOI: doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c03027.

Brian J. Ree, Yusuke Satoh, Kyeong S. Jin, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Unimodal and Well-Defined Nanomicelles Assembled by Topology-Controlled Bicyclic Block Copolymers, Macromolecules 2022, ASAP, DOI: doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01916.



Xiaochao Xia, Ryota Suzuki, Tianle Gao, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, One-step synthesis of sequence-controlled multiblock polymers with up to 11 segments from monomer mixture, Nat. Commun. 2022, 13, 163, DOI: doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-27830-3.



Hiroyuki Kono, Eiki Tsukamoto, Kenji Tajima, Facile Post-Carboxymethylation of Cellulose Nanofiber Surfaces for Enhanced Water Dispersibility, ACS Omega 2021, ASAP, DOI: doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.1c05603.



Saburo Kobayashi, Mayoh Ashiya, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Yasunori Yamamoto, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Suzuki–Miyaura Catalyst-Transfer Polycondensation of Triolborate-Type Carbazole Monomers, Polymers 13, 4168 (2021), DOI: doi.org/10.3390/polym13234168.



Yuki Kageyama, Hiroya Tomita, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Ken’ichiro Matsumoto, Artificial polyhydroxyalkanoate poly[2-hydroxybutyrate-block-3-hydroxybutyrate] elastomer-like material, Sci Rep 11, 22446 (2021), DOI: doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-01828-9.

Oziri Onyinyechukwu J., Yubo Wang, Tomohisa Watanabe, Shuya Uno, Masatoshi Maeki, Manabu Tokeshi, Takuya Isono, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Shin-ichiro, Sato, Yutaka Miura, and Takuya Yamamoto, PEGylation of Silver Nanoparticles by Physisorption of Cyclic Poly(Ethylene Glycol) for Enhanced Dispersion Stability, Antimicrobial Activity, and Cytotoxicity, Nanoscale Adv., 2021, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/D1NA00720C.



Huan Li, Shuang Fu, Lijia Liu, Xuan Yuan, Yudan Wang, Chunhong Zhang, Hongxing Dong, Toshifumi Satoh, Synthesis and bioactivities of new N-terminal dipeptide mimetics with aromatic amide moiety: Broad-spectrum antibacterial activity and high antineoplastic activity, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 2021, 113977, DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2021.113977.



Ryo Takahama, Honami Kato, Kenji Tajima, Satomi Tagawa, and Tetsuo Kondo, Biofabrication of a Hyaluronan/Bacterial Cellulose Composite Nanofibril by Secretion from Engineered Gluconacetobacter, Biomacromolecules, 2021, 22, 4709-4719, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.1c00987.



Kenji Tajima, Tomoya Imai, Toshifumi Yui, Min Yao, Inder Saxena, Cellulose-synthesizing machinery in bacteria, Cellulose, 2021, 29, 2755-2777, DOI: 10.1007/s10570-021-04225-7.



Yoshinobu Mato, Maho Sudo, Hironori Marubayashi, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Hiroshi Jinnai, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Densely Arrayed Cage-Shaped Polymer Topologies Synthesized via Cyclopolymerization of Star-Shaped Macromonomers, Macromolecules, 2021, 54, 9079-9090, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01230.



Satoshi Katsuhara, Yasuko Takagi, Naoki Sunagawa, Kiyohiko Igarashi, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Enhanced Self-Assembly and Mechanical Properties of Cellulose-Based Triblock Copolymers: Comparisons with Amylose-Based Triblock Copolymers, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2021, 9, 9779-9788, DOI: doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c02180.



Hidenori Ando, Takashi Mochizuki, Amr S. Abu Lila, Shunsuke Akagi, Kenji Tajima, Kenji Fujita, Taro Shimizu, Yu Ishima, Tokuo Matsushima, Takatomo Kusano, Tatsuhiro Ishida, Doxorubicin Embedded into Nanofibrillated Bacterial Cellulose (NFBC) Produces a Promising Therapeutic Outcome for Peritoneally Metastatic Gastric Cancer in Mice Models via Intraperitoneal Direct Injection, Nanomaterials, 2021, 11, 1697, DOI: doi.org/10.3390/nano11071697.



Brian J. Ree, Yusuke Satoh, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Highly Ordered Nanoscale Film Morphologies of Block Copolymers Governed by Nonlinear Topologies, ACS Macro Lett., 2021, 10, 811-818, DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00204.



Watanabe, Tomohisa; Chimura, Satoru; Wang, Yubo; Ono, Tomoko; Isono, Takuya; Tajima, Kenji; Satoh, Toshifumi; Sato, Shin-ichiro; Ida, Daichi; Yamamoto, Takuya; Cyclization of PEG and Pluronic Surfactants and the Effects of the Topology on Their Interfacial Activity, Lamgmuir, 2021, 37, 6974-6984, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00513.



Mahmoud Abd Elwakil, Tianle Gao, Takuya Isono, Yusuke Sato, Yaser H.A. Elewa, Toshifumi Satoh, H. Harashima, Engineered Ɛ-decalactone lipomers by-pass the liver to selectively in vivo deliver mRNA to the lungs without targeting ligands, Mater. Horiz., 2021, 8, 2251-2259, DOI: 10.1039/D1MH00185J.



Kodai Watanabe, Noya Kaizawa, Brian J. Ree, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, One-Shot Intrablock Crosslinking of Linear Diblock Copolymer to Realize Janus-shaped Single-Chain Nanoparticle, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2021, 60, 2-9, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202103969.



Brian J. Ree, Yusuke Satoh, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Correlations of nanoscale film morphologies and topological confinement of three-armed cage block copolymers, Polym. Chem., 2021, 12, 3451-3460, DOI: 10.1039/D1PY00421B.



Xiaochao Xia, Ryota Suzuki, Kaoru Takojima, Dai-Hua Jiang, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Smart Access to Sequentially and Architecturally Controlled Block Polymers via a Simple Catalytic Polymerization System, ACS Catalysis, 2021, 11, 5999-6009, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.1c00382.



Brian J. Ree, Yusuke Satoh, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh, Influence of Topological Confinement on Nanoscale Film Morphologies of Tricyclic Block Copolymers, Macromolecules, 2021, 54, 4120-4127, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00214.



Takuya Isono, Synthesis of functional and architectural polyethers via the anionic ring-opening polymerization of epoxide monomers using a phosphazene base catalyst, Polymer Journal, 2021, 53, 753-764, DOI: 10.1038/s41428-021-00481-3.



2020.4-

Dai-Hua Jiang, Brian J. Ree, Takuya Isono, Xiao-Chao Xia, Li-Che Hsu, Saburo Kobayashi, Kuan Hoon Ngoi, Wei-Cheng Chen, Chih-Chun Jao, Loganathan Veeramuthu, Toshifumi Satoh, Shih Huang Tung, and Chi-Ching Kuoa, Facile One-Pot synthesis of Rod-Coil Bio-Block copolymers and uncovering their role in forming the efficient stretchable Touch-Responsive light emitting diodes, Chemical Engineering Journal 2021, 418, 129421 DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2021.129421.



Shunsuke Akagi, Hidenori Ando, Kenji Fujita, Taro Shimizu, Yu Ishima, Kenji Tajima, Tokuo Matsushima, Takatomo Kusano, Tatsuhiro Ishida, Therapeutic efficacy of a paclitaxel-loaded nanofibrillated bacterial cellulose (PTX/NFBC) formulation in a peritoneally disseminated gastric cancer xenograft model, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2021, 174, 494-501 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.01.201.



Takuya Uto, Yuki Ikeda, Naoki Sunagawa, Kenji Tajima, Min Yao, Toshifumi Yui Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Cellulose Synthase Subunit D Octamer with Cellulose Chains from Acetic Acid Bacteria: Insight into Dynamic Behaviors and Thermodynamics on Substrate Recognition, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2021, 17, 488-496, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jctc.0c01027.



Brian J. Ree, Yoshinobu Mato, Li Xiang, Jehan Kim, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Topologically controlled phase transitions and nanoscale film self-assemblies of cage poly(ε-caprolactone) and its counterparts, Polym. Chem., 2021, 12, 744-758, DOI: 10.1039/D0PY01567A.



Li-Che Hsu, Takuya Isono, Yan-Cheng Lin, Saburo Kobayashi, Yun-Chi Chiang, Dai-Hua Jiang, Chih-Chien Hung, Ender Ercan, Wei-Chen Yang, Hui-Ching Hsieh, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Wen-Chang Chen Stretchable OFET Memories: Tuning the Morphology and the Charge-Trapping Ability of Conjugated Block Copolymers through Soft Segment Branching, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, 13, 2932-2943, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c18820.



Yoko Sakai-Otsuka, Yu Ogawa, Toshifumi Satoh, Wen-Chang Chen, Redouane Borsali Carbohydrate-attached Fullerene Derivative for Selective Localization in Ordered Carbohydrate-block-Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Nanodomains, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2020, 255, 117528, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.117528.

Yu-Che Chen, Yan-Cheng Lin, Hui-Ching Hsieh, Li-Che Hsu, Wei-Chen Yang, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh and Wen-Chang Chen Improving Performance of Photonic Transistor Memory Devices using Conjugated Block Copolymers as a Floating Gate, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2021, 9, 1259-1268, DOI: 10.1039/D0TC05326K.



Yubo Wang, Jose Enrico Q. Quinsaat, Tomoko Ono, Masatoshi Maeki, Manabu Tokeshi, Takuya Isono, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Shin-ichiro Sato, Yutaka Miura, Takuya Yamamoto Enhanced dispersion stability of gold nanoparticles by the physisorption of cyclic poly(ethylene glycol), Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 6089, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19947-8.

Livy Laysandra, Ching-Heng Chuang, Saburo Kobayashi, Ai-Nhan Au-Duong, Yu-Hsuan Cheng, Yen-Ting Li, Maina Moses Mburu, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, and Yu-Cheng Chiu Design of Self-Cross-Linkable Poly(n-butyl acrylate)-co-poly[N-(hydroxymethyl)acrylamide] Amphiphilic Copolymers toward Elastic and Self-Healing Properties, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 2020, 2, 5432-5443, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.0c00760.



Hiroyuki Kono, Taiki Uno, Haruto Tsujisaki, Tokuo Matsushima, and Kenji Tajima Nanofibrillated Bacterial Cellulose Modified with (3-Aminopropyl)trimethoxysilane under Aqueous Conditions: Applications to Poly(methyl methacrylate) Fiber-Reinforced Nanocomposites, ACS OMEGA, 2020, 5, 29561-29569, DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.0c04533.



Yoko Sakai-Otsuka, Yoshiharu Nishiyama, Jean-Luc Putaux, Martin Brinkmann, Toshifumi Satoh, Wen-Chang Chen, Redouane Borsali Competing Molecular Packing of Blocks in a Lamella-Forming Carbohydrate-block-poly(3-hexylthiophene) Copolymer, Macromolecules, 2020, 53, 9054-9064, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01801.



Saburo Kobayashi, Kaiyu Fujiwara, Dai-Hua Jiang, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Yasunori Yamamoto, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Suzuki–Miyaura Catalyst-Transfer Polycondensation of Triolborate-Type Fluorene Monomer: Toward Rapid Access to Polyfluorene-Containing Block and Graft Copolymers from Various Macroinitiators, Poly. Chem., 2020, 11, 6832-6839, DOI: 10.1039/D0PY01127D.



Takuya Isono, Ryoya Komaki, Chaehun Lee, Nao Kawakami, Brian J. Ree, Kodai Watanabe, Kohei Yoshida, Hiroaki Mamiya, Takuya Yamamoto, Redouane Borsali, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh Rapid access to discrete and monodisperse block co-oligomers from sugar and terpenoid toward ultrasmall periodic nanostructures, Communications Chem., 2020, 3, 135, DOI: 10.1038/s42004-020-00385-y.



Kaoru Takojima, Hiroshi Makino. Tatsuya Saito, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Organocatalytic Ring-opening Polymerization Approach to Highly Alternating Copolymers of Lactic Acid and Glycolic Acid, Poly. Chem., 2020, 11, 6365-6373, DOI: 10.1039/D0PY01082K.



Chi-Ho Heo, In-Gyu Bak, Chang-Geun Chae, Toshifumi Satoh, Jae-Suk Lee Metal-free anionic polymerization of n-hexyl isocyanate catalyzed by phosphazene bases, Polym. Chem., 2020,11, 6073-6080, DOI: 10.1039/d0py00948b.



Hiroyuki Kono, Taiki Uno, Haruto Tsujisaki, Hikaru Anai, Ryota Kishimoto, Tokuo Matsushima, Kenji Tajima Nanofibrillated Bacterial Cellulose Surface Modified with Methyltrimethoxysilane for Fiber-Reinforced Composites, ACS applied nano materials. 2020, 3, 8232–8241, DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.0c01670.



Yoshinobu Mato, Kohei Honda, Brian J. Ree, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Yamamoto, Tetsuo Deguchi, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Programmed folding into spiro-multicyclic polymer topologies from linear and star-shaped chains, Communications Chem. 2020, 3, 97 DOI: 10.1038/s42004-020-00355-4.



Cihan Ozen, Toshifumi Satoh, Satoshi Maeda Theoretical Study on the Alkali Metal Carboxylate Promoted L-Lactide Polymerization, J Comput Chem. 2020, 41, 25, DOI: 10.1002/jcc.26386.



Brian J. Ree, Yusuke Satoh, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh Bicyclic Topology Transforms Self-Assembled Nanostructures in Block Copolymer Thin Films, Nano lett. 2020, 20, 9, 6520-6525, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02268.



Kodai Watanabe, Satoshi Katsuhara, Hiroaki Mamiya, Yukihiko Kawamura, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Highly Asymmetric Lamellar Nanostructures from Nanoparticle−Linear Hybrid Block Copolymers, Nanoscale 2020, 12, 16526-16534 DOI: 10.1039/D0NR05209D.



Yun‐Chi Chiang, Chih‐Chien Hung, Yan‐Cheng Lin, Yu‐Cheng Chiu, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Wen‐Chang Chen High‐Performance Nonvolatile Organic Photonic Transistor Memory Devices using Conjugated Rod–Coil Materials as a Floating Gate, Adv. Mater. 2020, 32, 2002638, DOI: 10.1002/adma.202002638.



Li-Che Hsu, Saburo Kobayashi, Takuya Isono, Yun-Chi Chiang, Brian J. Ree, Toshifumi Satoh*, and Wen-Chang Chen Highly Stretchable Semiconducting Polymers for Field-Effect Transistors through Branched Soft–Hard–Soft Type Triblock Copolymers, Macromolecules 2020, 53, 17, 7496–7510, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00381.



Takuya Isono, Saki Nakahira, Hui-Ching Hsieh, Satoshi Katsuhara, Hiroaki Mamiya, Takuya Yamamoto, Wen-Chang Chen, Redouane Borsali, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh Carbohydrates as Hard Segments for Sustainable Elastomers: Carbohydrates Direct the Self-Assembly and Mechanical Properties of Fully Bio-Based Block Copolymers, Macromolecules 2020, 53, 5408-5417, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00611.



Chiaki Hori, Tomohiro Sugiyama, Kodai Watanabe, Jian Sun, Yuu Kamada, Toshihiko Ooi, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Shin-ichiro Sato, Seiichi Taguchi, Ken'ichiro Matsumoto Isolation of poly[d-lactate (LA)-co-3-hydroxybutyrate)]-degrading bacteria from soil and characterization of D-LA homo-oligomer degradation by the isolated strains, Polymer Degradation and Stability 2020, 179, 109231, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2020.109231.

Muhammad Mumtaz, Yasuko Takagi, Hiroaki Mamiya, Kenji Tajima, Cécile Bouilhac, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Redouane Borsali Sweet Pluronic poly(propylene oxide)-b-oligosaccharide block copolymer systems: Toward sub-4 nm thin-film nanopattern resolution, European Polymer Journal 2020, 134, 109831, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2020.109831.



Brian J. Ree, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Chemically Controlled Volatile and Nonvolatile Resistive Memory Characteristics of Novel Oxygen-Based Polymers, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 28435-28445, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c06939.



Tsung-Han Chuang, Yun-Chi Chiang, Hui-Ching Hsieh, Takuya Isono, Chao-Wei Huang, Redouane Borsali, Toshifumi Satoh, Wen-Chang Chen Nanostructure- and Orientation-Controlled Resistive Memory Behaviors of Carbohydrate-block-Polystyrene with Different Molecular Weights via Solvent Annealing, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 23217–23224, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c04551.



2019.4-

Satoshi Katsuhara, Hiroaki Mamiya, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Metallopolymer-block-oligosaccharide for sub10 nm microphase separation, Polymer Chemistry 2020, 17, DOI: 10.1039/d0py00271b.



Dai-Hua Jiang, Yi-Chun Liao, Chia-Jung Cho, Loganathan Veeramuthu, Fang-Cheng Liang, Ting-Chieh Wang, Chu-Chen Chueh, Toshifumi Satoh, Shih-Huang Tung, Chi-Ching Kuo Facile Fabrication of Stretchable Touch-Responsive Perovskite Light-Emitting Diodes Using Robust Stretchable Composite Electrodes, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12, 12, 14408-14415, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b23291.



Yanli Zhou, Ruiqi Zhu, Chunhong Zhang*, Xudong Liu, Zhongpeng Wang, Zhengjin Zhou, Lijia Liu, Hongxing Dong, Toshifumi Satoh, Yoshio Okamoto Synthesis of poly(phenylacetylene)s containing chiral phenylethyl carbamate residues as coated‐type CSPs with high solvent tolerability, Chirality 2020, 1-9, DOI: 10.1002/chir.23199.



Dai-Hua Jiang, Saburo Kobayashi, Chih-Chun Jao, Yoshinobu Mato, Takuya Isono, Yu-Han Fang, Chun Che Lin, Toshifumi Satoh, Shih-Huang Tung, Chi-Ching Kuo Color-Tunable Light-Emitting Diodes Based on Luminescent Nanofibers from the Blending of Conjugated Rod-Coil Block Copolymers and Perovskite through Electrospinning, Polymers 2020, 12(1), 84, DOI: 10.3390/polym12010084.



Ping‐Han Wu Yan‐Cheng Lin Livy Laysandra Meng‐Hsien Lee Yu‐Cheng Chiu Takuya Isono Toshifumi Satoh Wen‐Chang Chen Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposite Film for High Performance Stretchable Resistive Memory Device, Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2020, 41, 1900542, DOI: 10.1002/marc.201900542.



K. Tajima, K. Tahara, J. Ohba, R. Kusumoto, R. Kose, H. Kono, T. Matsushima, K. Fushimi, T. Isono, T. Yamamoto, T. Satoh Detailed Structural Analyses of Nanofibrillated Bacterial Cellulose and Its Application as Binder Material for a Display Device, Biomacromolecules 2020, 21, 2, 581-588, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.9b0132.



Liu, L., Wang, Y., Wang, F., Zhang, C., Zhou, Y., Zhou, Z., Liu, X., Zhu, R., Dong, H., Satoh, T. Synthesis and asymmetric catalytic performance of one-handed helical poly(phenylacetylene)s bearing proline dipeptide pendants, Reactive & Functional Polymers 2020, 146, 104392, DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2019.104392.



Dai-Hua Jiang, Yi-Hsuan Tsai, Loganathan Veeramuthu, Fang-Cheng Liang, Lung-Chin Chen, Chun che Lin, Toshifumi Satoh, Shih-Huang Tung, and Chi-Ching Kuo Novel Ultra-Stable and Highly Luminescent White Light-Emitting Diodes from Perovskite Quantum Dots—Polymer Nanofibers through Biaxial Electrospinning, APL Materials 2019, 7, 111105, DOI: 10.1063/1.5124880.



Takojima, K., Saito, T., Vevert, C., Ladelta, V., Bilalis, P., Watanabe, J., Hatanaka, S., Konno, T., Yamamoto, T., Tajima, K., Hadjichristidis, N., Isono, T., Satoh, T. Facile synthesis of poly(trimethylene carbonate) by alkali metal carboxylate-catalyzed ring-opening polymerization, Polymer Journal, 52, 103-110(2020), DOI: 10.1038/s41428-019-0264-6.



Zhou, Y., Zhang, C., Zhou, Z., Zhu, R., Liu, L., Bai, J., Dong, H., Satoh, T., Okamoto, Y. Influence of different sequences of L-proline dipeptide derivatives in the pendants on the helix of poly(phenylacetylene)s and their enantioseparation properties, Polym. Chem. 2019, 10, 4810-4817, DOI: 10.1039/c9py00675c.

Chiang, Y.-C., Kobayashi, S., Isono, T., Shih, C.-C., Shingu, T., Hung, C.-C., Hsieh, H.-C., Tung, S.-H., Satoh, T., Chen, W.-C. Effect of a conjugated/elastic block sequence on the morphology and electronic properties of polythiophene based stretchable block copolymers, Poly. Chem., 2019, 10, 5452-5464, DOI: 10.1039/c9py01216h.



Dai-Hua Jiang, Pei-Chi Chiu, Chia-Jung Cho, Loganathan Veeramuthu, Shih-Huang Tung, Toshifumi Satoh, Wei-Hung Chiang, Xingke Cai, Chi-Ching Kuo Facile 3D Boron Nitride Integrated Electrospun Nanofibrous Membranes for Purging Organic Pollutants, Nanomaterials 2019, 9, 1383, DOI: 10.3390/nano9101383.



Brian J. Ree, Daisuke Aoki, Jehan Kim, Toshifumi Satoh, Toshikazu Takata, Moonhor Ree Phase Transition Behaviors and Nanoscale Film Morphologies of Poly(δ‐valerolactone) Axles Bearing Movable and Fixed Rotaxane Wheels, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2019, 1900334, 10.1002/marc.201900334.



Brian J. Ree, Daisuke Aoki, Jehan Kim, Toshifumi Satoh, Toshikazu Takata, Moonhor Ree Macromolecular [2]Rotaxanes Linked with Polystyrene: Properties and Nanoscale Film Morphologies, Macromolecules 2019, 52, 5325-5336, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00450.



Kohei Yoshida, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh Installing a functional group into the inactive ω-chain end of PMMA and PS-b-PMMA by terminal-selective transesterification, Polym. Chem. 2019, 10, 3390-3398, DOI: 10.1039/C9PY00315K.



Tatsuya Saito, Kaoru Takojima, Takafumi Oyama, Shintaro Hatanaka, Takashi Konno, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh Trimethyl Glycine as an Environmentally-Benign and Biocompatible Organocatalyst for Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclic Carbonate, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7, 8868-8875, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b00884.



2018.4-

Takafumi Oyama, Shingo Kobayashi, Tetsuo Okura, Shunsuke Sato, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh Biodegradable Compatibilizers for Poly(hydroxyalkanoate)/Poly(ε-caprolactone) Blends through Click Reactions with End-Functionalized Microbial Poly(hydroxyalkanoate)s, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b00897.



Chunhong Zhang, Yuan Qiu, Siyuan Bo, Fuqingyun Wang, Yudan Wang, Lijia Liu, Yanli Zhou, Haijun Niu, Hongxing Dong, Toshifumi Satoh Recyclable helical poly(phenylacetylene)‐supported catalyst for asymmetric aldol reaction in aqueous media, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2019, 57, 1024–1031, DOI: 10.1002/pola.29358.

Brian J. Ree, Shingo Kobayashi, Kyuyoung Heo, Taek JoonLee, Toshifumi Satoh, Takashi Ishizone, Moonhor Ree Nanoscale film morphology and property characteristics of dielectric polymers bearing monomeric and dimeric adamantane units, Polymer, 2019 169(15) ,225-233 DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2019.02.053.



Dai-Hua Jiang, Ping-Chun Tsai, Chi-Ching Kuo, Fu-Cheng Jhuang, Hao-Cheng Guo, Shih-Pin Chen, Ying-Chih Liao, Toshifumi Satoh, and Shih-Huang Tung Facile Preparation of Cu/Ag Core/Shell Electrospun Nanofibers as Highly Stable and Flexible Transparent Conductive Electrodes for Optoelectronic Devices, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11 (10), pp 10118–10127 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b18366.



Yanli Zhou, Chunhong Zhang, Rui Ma, Lijia Liu, Hongxing Dong, Toshifumi Satoh and Yoshio Okamoto Synthesis of helical poly(phenylacetylene) derivatives bearing diastereomeric pendants for enantioseparation by HPLC , New J. Chem., 2019,43, 3439-3446 DOI: 10.1039/C8NJ05579C.



Yukari Numata, Hiroyuki Kono, Akane Mori, Ryota Kishimoto, and Kenji TajimaStructural and rheological characterization of bacterial cellulose gels obtained from Gluconacetobacter genus, Food Hydrocolloids, 92, 233-239 DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2019.01.060.



Brian J. Ree, Toshifumi Satoh,and Takuya Yamamoto Micelle Structure Details and Stabilities of Cyclic Block Copolymer Amphiphile and Its Linear Analogues, Polymers 2019, 11(1), 163 DOI: 10.3390/polym11010163.



Takuya Isono, Nao Kawakami, Kodai Watanabe, Kohei Yoshida, Issei Otsuka, Hiroaki Mamiya, Hajime Ito, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Redouane Borsali, and Toshifumi Satoh Microphase Separation of Carbohydrate-Based Star-Block Copolymers with Sub-10 nm Periodicity, Polymer Chemistry, ASAP, DOI: 10.1039/C8PY01745J.



Kodai Watanabe, Satoshi Katsuhara, Hiroaki Mamiya, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh Downsizing of Feature in Microphase-Separated Structures via Intramolecular Crosslinking of Block Copolymers, Chemcial Sciences, ASAP, DOI: 10.1039/C8SC05016C.



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Tatsuya Fukushima, Hirotaka Ishibashi, Daichi Suemasa, Ryosuke Nakamura, Masanobu Yomogida, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Hironori Kaji Synthesis and Characterization of Cyclic P3HT as a Donor Polymer for Organic Solar Cells, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, ASAP, DOI:10.1002/polb.24779.



Brian J. Ree, Jongchan Lee, Yusuke Satoh, Kyungho Kwon, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh 3, and Moonhor ReeA Comparative Study of Dynamic Light and X-ray Scatterings on Micelles of Topological Polymer Amphiphiles, Polymers 2018, 10(12), 1347,DOI: 10.3390/polym10121347.



Bo-Yu Chen, Yen-Chen Lung, Chi-Ching Kuo, Fang-Cheng Liang, Tien-Liang Tsai, Dai-Hua Jiang, Toshifumi Satoh, and Ru-Jong JengNovel Multifunctional Luminescent Electrospun Fluorescent Nanofiber Chemosensor-Filters and Their Versatile Sensing of pH, Temperature, and Metal Ions, Polymers 2018, 10(11), 1259, DOI: 10.3390/polym10111259 .


Takuya Yamamoto, Masaaki Hosokawa, Minato Nakamura, Shin-ichiro Sato, Takuya Isono, Kenji Tajima, Toshifumi Satoh, Masamichi Sato, Yasuyuki Tezuka, Akinori Saeki, and Yoshihiro KikkawaSynthesis, Isolation, and Properties of All Head-to-Tail Cyclic Poly(3-hexylthiophene): Fully Delocalized Exciton over the Defect-Free Ring Polymer, Macromolecules, Article ASAP, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01681..



Kohei Yoshida, Shunma Tanaka, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Redouane Borsali, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi SatohChain-End Functionalization with a Saccharide for 10 nm Microphase Separation: “Classical” PS‐b‐PMMA versus PS‐b‐PMMA-Saccharide, Macromolecules, 2018, 51 (21), pp 8870–8877, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02069..



Yoshinobu Mato, Kohei Honda, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Yamamoto, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi SatohA versatile synthetic strategy for macromolecular cages: intramolecular consecutive cyclization of star-shaped polymers, Chemical Science, ASAP, DOI: 10.1039/C8SC04006K.



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Kohei Yoshida, Lin Tian, Ken Miyagi, Akiyoshi Yamazaki, Hiroaki Mamiya, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi SatohFacile and Efficient Modification of Polystyrene-block-poly(methyl methacrylate) for Achieving Sub-10 nm Feature Size, Macromolecules, 2018, 51 (20), 8064–8072, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01454.



Chih-Chien Hung, Saki Nakahira, Yu-Cheng Chiu, Takuya Isono, Hung-Chin Wu, Kodai Watanabe, Yun-Chi Chiang, Shoichi Takashima, Redouane Borsali, Shih-Huang Tung, Toshifumi Satoh, and Wen-Chang ChenControl over Molecular Architectures of Carbohydrate-Based Block Copolymers for Stretchable Electrical Memory Devices Macromolecules, 2018, 51 (13), pp 4966–4975, DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00874.



Hui-Ching Hsieh, Chih-Chien Hung, Kodai Watanabe, Jung-Yao Chen, Yu-Cheng Chiu, Takuya Isono, Yun-Chi Chiang, Renji R. Reghu, Toshifumi Satoh, and Wen-Chang ChenUnraveling the stress effects on the optical properties of stretchable rod-coil polyfluorene-poly(n-butyl acrylate) block copolymer thin films Polym. Chem., 2018,9, 3820-3831, DOI:10.1039/C8PY00763B.



Tomoki Shingu, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi SatohSynthesis of μ-ABC Tricyclic Miktoarm Star Polymer via Intramolecular Click CyclizationPolymers 2018, 10(8), 877, DOI: 10.3390/polym10080877.



Takuya Isono, Tetsuya Sasamori, Kohei Honda, Yoshinobu Mato, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, and Toshifumi SatohMulticyclic Polymer Synthesis through Controlled/Living Cyclopolymerization of α,ω-Dinorbornenyl-Functionalized MacromonomersMacromolecules, 2018, 51 (10), pp 3855–3864, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00355.



Takuya Isono, Hoyeol Lee, Kana Miyachi, Yusuke Satoh, Toyoji Kakuchi, Moonhor Ree, and Toshifumi SatohSynthesis, Thermal Properties, and Morphologies of Amphiphilic Brush Block Copolymers with Tacticity-Controlled Polyether Main ChainMacromolecules, 2018, 51 (8), pp 2939–2950, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00243.



Boram Kim, Chang-Geun Chae, Yusuke Satoh, Takuya Isono, Min-Kyoon Ahn, Cheong-Min Min, Jin-Hyeok Hong, Carolina Frias Ramirez, Toshifumi Satoh, and Jae-Suk LeeSynthesis of Hard–Soft–Hard Triblock Copolymers, Poly(2-naphthyl glycidyl ether)-block-poly[2-(2-(2-methoxyethoxy)ethoxy)ethyl glycidyl ether]-block-poly(2-naphthyl glycidyl ether), for Solid ElectrolytesMacromolecules, 2018, 51 (6), pp 2293–2301.



2017.4-2018.3

Tatsuya Saito, Yusuke Aizawa, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, and Toshifumi Satoh Alkali Metal Carboxylate as an Effi cient and Simple Catalyst for RingOpening Polymerization of Cyclic Esters, Macromolecules 2018, 51, 3, 689-696, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02566.



Takuya Isono, Brian J. Ree, Kenji Tajima, Redouane Borsali, and Toshifumi Satoh Highly Ordered Cylinder Morphologies with 10 nm Scale Periodicity in Biomass-Based Block Copolymers, Macromolecules, 51 (2), 528-437 (2018), DOI:10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02279.



Nojima S., Fujishima A., Kato K., Ohuchi K., Shimizu N., Yonezawa K., Tajima K., Yao M. Crystal structure of the flexible tandem repeat domain of bacterial cellulose synthesis subunit C, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 13018 (2017), DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-12530-0.



Brian J. Ree, Yusuke Satoh, Kyeong Sik Jin, Takuya Isono, Won Jong Kim, Toyoji Kakuchi, Toshifumi Satoh and Moonhor Ree Well-Defined Stable Nanomicelles Self-Assembled by Brush Cyclic and Tadpole Copolymer Amphiphiles: A Versatile Smart Carrier Platform, NPG Asia Materials 9, e453 (2017), DOI:10.1038/am.2017.205.



Tajima, K., Kusumoto, R., Kose, R., Kono, H., Matsushima, T., Isono, T., Yamamoto, T.,Satoh, T.One-step production of amphiphilic nano-fibrillated cellulose using a cellulose-producing bacterium, Biomacromolecules, Ahead of Print (2017), 査読有.



Isono, T., Miyachi, K., Satoh, Y., Sato, S.-i., Kakuchi, T.,Satoh, T.Design and synthesis of thermoresponsive aliphatic polyethers with a tunable phase transition temperature, Polym. Chem., 8 (37), 5698-5707 (2017), 査読有, DOI: 10.1039/C7PY01238A.



Cui, G., Bai, Y., Li, W., Gao, Z., Chen, S., Qiu, N., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Duan, Q.Synthesis and characterization of Eu(III) complexes of modified D-glucosamine and poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), Mater. Sci. Eng., C, 2017, 78, 603-608, DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2017.03.059.



Cui, G., Zhao, D., Lv, P., Gao, Z., Chen, S., Qiu, N., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Duan, Q.Synthesis and characterization of Eu(III)-based coordination complexes of modified D-glucosamine and poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), Opt. Mater., 2017, 72, 115-121, DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2017.05.051.



Wang, J.-T., Takshima, S., Wu, H.-C., Shih, C.-C., Isono, T., Kakuchi, T., Satoh, T. ,Chen, W.-C.Stretchable Conjugated Rod-Coil Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-block-poly(butyl acrylate) Thin Films for Field Effect Transistor Applications, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 1442-1452, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02722.



Camila Utsunomia, Tatsuya Saito, Ken'ichiro Matsumoto, Chiaki Hori, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh, Seiichi Taguchi Synthesis of lactate (LA)-based poly(ester-urethane) using hydroxyl-terminated LA-based oligomers from a microbial secretion system, J. Polym. Res., 2017, 24, 167-171, DOI: 10.1007/s10965-017-1325-1.



Yukari Numata, Hiroyuki Kono, Minato Tsuji, Kenji Tajima Structural and mechanical characterization of bacterial cellulose-polyethylene glycol diacrylate composite gels, Carbohydr. Polym., 2017, 173, 67-76, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.05.077.



Ryoto Tanaka, Kodai Watanabe, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh A facile strategy for manipulating micellar size and morphology through intramolecular cross-linking of amphiphilic block copolymers, Polym. Chem., 2017,8, 3647-3656, DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00646B.




2016.4-2017.3

Yusuke Satoh, Hirohiko Matsuno, Takuya Yamamoto, Kenji Tajima, Takuya Isono, Toshifumi Satoh Synthesis of Well-Defined Three- and Four-Armed Cage-Shaped Polymers via “Topological Conversion” from Trefoil- and Quatrefoil- Shaped Polymers, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 97-106, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02316.




Wang, J.-T., Saito, K., Wu, H.-C., Sun, H.-S., Hung, C.-C., Chen, Y., Isono, T., Kakuchi, T., Satoh, T., Chen, W.-C. High-performance stretchable resistive memories using donor-acceptor block copolymers with fluorene rods and pendent isoindigo coils, NPG Asia Mater., 8 (8), e289 (2016), 査読有, 10.1038/am.2016.112.




Watanabe, K., Tanaka, R., Takada, K., Kim, M.-J., Lee, J.-S., Tajima, K., Isono, T., Satoh, T.Intramolecular olefin metathesis as a robust tool to synthesize single-chain nanoparticles in a size-controlled manner , Polym. Chem., 2016,7, 4782-4792, DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00795C.




Xue, N., Qiu, X.-P., Chen, Y., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Winnik, F. M., Effect of chain architecture on the phase transition of star and cyclic poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) in water,, J. Polym. Sci., Part B Polym. Phys., Ahead of Print (2016), 査読有, DOI: 10.1002/polb.24114.




Sakai, R., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Polyacetylenes as Colorimetric and Fluorescent Chemosensor for Anions, , Polym. Rev. (Philadelphia, PA, U. S.), Ahead of Print (2016), 査読有, DOI: 10.1080/15583724.2016.1144613.




Kenji Tajima, Xuerong Han, Yoshiki Hashimoto, Yasuharu Satoh, Toshifumi Satoh, and Seiichi Taguchi In vitro synthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoates using thermostable acetyl-CoA synthetase, CoA transferase, and PHA synthase from thermotorelant bacteria, J. Biosci. Bioeng., in press.




H. Kono, K. Oshima, H. Hashimoto, Y. Shimizu, and K. TajimaNMR characterization of sodium carboxymethyl 1 cellulose. 2. Chemical shift 2 assignment and conformation analysis of substituent groups, Carbohydrate Polymer, 2016, 150, 241-249.




Hiroyuki Kono, Kazuhiro Oshima, Hisaho Hashimoto, Yuuichi Shimizu, Kenji TajimaNMR characterization of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose: Substituent distribution and mole fraction of monomers in the polymer chains, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2016, 146, 1-9.




Isono, Takuya; Miyachi, Kana; Satoh, Yusuke; Nakamura, Ryosuke; Zhang, Yao; Otsuka, Issei; Tajima, Kenji; Kakuchi, Toyoji; Borsali, Redouane; Satoh, Toshifumi Self-Assembly of Maltoheptaose-block-Polycaprolactone Copolymers: Carbohydrate-Decorated Nanoparticles with Tunable Morphology and Size in Aqueous Media, Macromolecules, in press.




Kikuchi, S., Chen, Y., Kitano, K., Sato, S.-i., Satoh, T.,Kakuchi, T.B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization of N,N-Disubstituted Acrylamide Using Hydrosilane: Effect of Hydrosilane and Monomer Structures, Polymerization Mechanism, and Synthesis of α-End-Functionalized Polyacrylamides , Macromolecules (Washington, DC, U. S.), 49 (8), pp 3049-3060 (2016).




Wang, J.-T., Takashima, S., Wu, H.-C., Chiu, Y.-C., Chen, Y., Isono, T., Kakuchi, T., Satoh, T.,Chen, W.-C.Donor-Acceptor Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-block-Pendent Poly(isoindigo) with Dual Roles of Charge Transporting and Storage Layer for High-Performance Transistor-Type Memory Applications, Adv. Funct. Mater., Volume 26, Issue 16 April 25, 2016, Pages 2695-2705 (2016).




Satoh, Y., Miyachi, K., Matsuno, H., Isono, T., Tajima, K., Kakuchi, T.,Satoh, T.Synthesis of Well-Defined Amphiphilic Star-Block and Miktoarm Star Copolyethers via t-Bu-P4-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Glycidyl Ethers, Macromolecules (Washington, DC, U. S.), 49 (2), 499-509 (2016).




Yanai, H., Kobayashi, O., Takada, K., Isono, T., Satoh, T.,Matsumoto, T. Sequential Mukaiyama-Michael reaction induced by carbon acids, Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.), 52 (16), 3280-3283 (2016).




Tajima, K., Iwamoto, K., Satoh, Y., Sakai, R., Satoh, T.,Dairi, T. Advanced functionalization of polyhydroxyalkanoate via the UV-initiated thiol-ene click reaction, Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 2016, 100, 4375-4383..




Sun, H.-S., Chen, Y., Lee, W.-Y., Chiu, Y.-C., Isono, T., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T.,Chen, W.-C.Synthesis, morphology, and electrical memory application of oligosaccharide-based block copolymers with π-conjugated pyrene moieties and their supramolecules, Polym. Chem., 7 (6), 1249-1263 (2016) .




Ofosu-Twum, Eric; Yougen, Chen; Kenji, Takada; Shin-ichiro, Sato; Toshifumi, Satoh; Toyoji, Kakuchi, Synthesis of AB block and A2B2 and A3B3 miktoarm star-shaped copolymers using ω-end-functionalized poly(methyl methacrylate) with a hydroxyl group prepared by organocatalyzed group transfer polymerization, Polym. Chem., 2015, in press.




2015.4-2016.3

Y., Numata; S., Masaki; K., Tajima, Mechanical Properties of a Bacterial Cellulose/Polyethylene Glycol Gel with a Peripheral Region Cross-Linked by Polyethylene Glycol Diacrylate, Polym. J., 2015, 48, 317-321..




Seiya, Kikuchi; Yougen, Chen; Kodai, Kitano; Kenji, Takada; Toshifumi, Satoh; Toyoji, Kakuchi, Organic acids as efficient catalysts for group transfer polymerization of N,N-disubstituted acrylamide with silyl ketene acetal: polymerization mechanism and synthesis of diblock copolymers, Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 6845-6856.




Kengo, Saito; Takuya, Isono; Han-Sheng, Sun; Toyoji, Kakuchi; Wen-Chang, Chen; Toshifumi, Satoh, Rod?coil type miktoarm star copolymers consisting of polyfluorene and polylactide: precise synthesis and structure?morphology relationship, Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 6959-6972.




Ju, Fang; Shin, Kawano; Kenji, Tajima; Tetsuo, Kondo, In Vivo Curdlan/Cellulose Bionanocomposite Synthesis by Genetically Modified Gluconacetobacter xylinus, Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16, 3154?3160.




Rarm, Phinjaroenphan; Young, Yong Kim; Brian J., Ree; Takuya, Isono; Jinseok, Lee; Supagorn, Rugmai; Heesoo, Kim; Santi, Maensiri; Toyoji, Kakuchi; Toshifumi, Satoh; Moonhor, Ree; Complex Thin Film Morphologies of Poly(n-hexyl isocyanate)(5k,10k)?Poly(ε-caprolactone)1?3(10k,17k) Miktoarm Star Polymers, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 5816-5833.




Sun, Han-sheng; Chiu, Yu-Cheng; Lee, Wenya; Chen, Yougen; Hirao, Akira; Satoh, Toshifumi; Kakuchi, Toyoji; Chen, Wen-Chang, Synthesis of Oligosaccharide-based Block Copolymers with Pendent π-Conjugated Oligofluorene Moieties and Their Electrical Device Applications, Macromolecules, 48 (12), 3907-3917 (2015).




Zhang, C., Ma, R., Wang, H., Sakai, R., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Liu, L., Okamoto, Y., Influence of Helical Structure on Chiral Recognition of Poly(phenylacetylene)s Bearing Phenylcarbamate Residues of L-Phenylglycinol and Amide Linage as Pendants, Chirality, Volume 27, Issue 8, 2015, 8, 500-506.




Makiguchi, K., Asakura, C., Yanai, K., Satoh, T.,Kakuchi, T., Diphenyl Phosphate-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of 1,5-Dioxepan-2-one, Macromol. Symp., 349 (1, Ionic Polymerization, Part I), 74-84 (2015).




Tatsuya, Saito; Yusuke, Aizawa; Kenji, Tajima; Takuya, Isono; Toshifumi, Satoh, Organophosphate-catalyzed bulk ring-opening polymerization as an environmentally benign route leading to block copolyesters, end-functionalized polyesters, and polyester-based polyurethane, Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 4374-4384.




Isono, T., Asai, S., Satoh, Y., Takaoka, T., Tajima, K., Kakuchi, T., Satoh, T., Controlled/Living Ring-Opening Polymerization of Glycidylamine Derivatives Using t-Bu-P4/Alcohol Initiating System Leading to Polyethers with Pendant Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Amino Groups, Macromolecules, 48 (10), 3217-3229 (2015).




Yougen, Chen; Kodai, Kitano; Shinji, Tsuchida; Seiya, Kikuchi; Kenji, Takada; Toshifumi, Satoh; Toyoji, Kakuchi; B(C6F5)3-catalyzed group transfer polymerization of alkyl methacrylates with dimethylphenylsilane through in situ formation of silyl ketene acetal by B(C6F5)3-catalyzed 1,4-hydrosilylation of methacrylate monomer, Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 3502-3511.




Yougen, Chen; Nao, Xiao; Moe, Fukuoka; Kohei, Yoshida; Qian, Duan; Toshifumi, Satoh; Toyoji, Kakuchi, Synthesis and thermoresponsive properties of four-arm star-shaped poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)s bearing covalent and non-covalent cores, Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 3608-3616.




Hirai, Y., Nakanishi, T., Kitagawa, Y., Fushimi, K., Seki, T., Ito, H., Fueno, H., Tanaka, K., Satoh, T., Hasegawa, Y., Luminescent Coordination Glass: Remarkable Morphological Strategy for Assembled Eu(III) Complexes, Inorg. Chem., 54 (9), 4364-4370 (2015).




Jau-Tzeng, Wang; Yu-Cheng, Chiu; Han-Sheng, Sun; Kohei, Yoshida; Yougen, Chen; Toshifumi, Satoh; Toyoji, Kakuchi; Wen-Chang, Chen, Synthesis of multifunctional poly(1-pyrenemethyl methacrylate)-b-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-b- poly(N-methylolacrylamide)s and their electrospun nanofibers for metal ion sensory applications, Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 2327-2336.




Yukari, Numataa; Tadanori, Sakata; Hidemitsu, Furukawa; Kenji, Tajima; Bacterial cellulose gels with high mechanical strength, Mater. Sci. Eng. C 2015, 47, 57?62.




Otsuka, Issei; Zhang, Yao; Isono, Takuya; Rochas, Cyrille; Kakuchi, Toyoji; Satoh, Toshifumi; Borsali, Redouane, Sub-10 nm Scale Nanostructures in Self-Organized Linear Di- and Triblock Copolymers and Miktoarm Star Copolymers Consisting of Maltoheptaose and Polystyrene, Macromolecules, 48 (5), 1509-1517 (2015).




Takada, K., Ito, T., Kitano, K., Tsuchida, S., Takagi, Y., Chen, Y., Satoh, T.,Kakuchi, T., Synthesis of Homopolymers, Diblock Copolymers, and Multiblock Polymers by Organocatalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization of Various Acrylate Monomers, Macromolecules (Washington, DC, U. S.), 48 (3), 511-519 (2015).




Zhang, C., Wang, H., Yang, T., Ma, R., Liu, L., Sakai, R., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Okamoto, Y., Synthesis and chiral recognition of helical poly(phenylacetylene)s bearing L-phenylglycinol and its phenylcarbamates as pendants, J. Polym. Sci., Part A Polym. Chem., 53 (6), 809-821 (2015).




Yougen, Chen; Kodai, Kitano; Shinji, Tsuchida; Seiya, Kikuchi; Kenji, Takada; Toshifumi, Satoh; Toyoji, Kakuchi, B(C6F5)3-catalyzed group transfer polymerization of alkyl methacrylates with dimethylphenylsilane through in situ formation of silyl ketene acetal by B(C6F5)3-catalyzed 1,4-hydrosilylation of methacrylate monomer, Polym. Chem., 2015,6, 3502-3511.




2014.4-2015.3

Chen, Y., Takada, K., Kubota, N., Eric, O.-T., Ito, T., Isono, T., Satoh, T.,Kakuchi, T., Synthesis of end-functionalized poly(methyl methacrylate) by organocatalyzed group transfer polymerization using functional silyl ketene acetals and α-phenylacrylates, Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 1830-1837.




Rarm Phinjaroenphan, Young Yong Kim, Sungmin Jung, Takuya Isono, Yusuke Sato, Santi Maensiri, Supagorn Rugmai, Toyoji Kakuchi, Toshifumi Satoh, and Moonhor Ree, Grazing Incidence Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering Studies of the Thin Film Morphologies of Miktoarm Crystalline Star Polymers, Sci. Adv. Mater. 2014, 6 (11), 2526-2531.




Kim, Y. Y., Jung, S., Kim, C., Ree, B. J., Kawato, D., Nishikawa, N., Suemasa, D., Isono, T., Kakuchi, T., Satoh, T.,Ree, M., Hierarchical Structures in Thin Films of Miktoarm Star Polymers: Poly(n-hexyl isocyanate)(12K)-Poly(ε-caprolactone)1-3(5K), Macromolecules, 47 (21), 7510-7524 (2014).




Takada, K., Fuchise, K., Kubota, N., Ito, T., Chen, Y., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Synthesis of α-, ω-, and α,ω-End-Functionalized Poly(n-butyl acrylate)s by Organocatalytic Group Transfer Polymerization Using Functional Initiator and Terminator, Macromolecules (Washington, DC, U. S.), 47 (16), 5514-5525 (2014).




Qiu, N., Li, Y., Han, S., Cui, G., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Duan, Q, Synthesis of star poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) with end-group of zinc-porphyrin via ATRP and its photocatalytic activity under visible light, J. Photochem. Photobiol., A, 283, 38-44 (2014).




Fuchise, K., Tsuchida, S., Takada, K., Chen, Y., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., B(C6F5)3-Catalyzed Group Transfer Polymerization of n-Butyl Acrylate with Hydrosilane through In Situ Formation of Initiator by 1,4-Hydrosilylation of n-Butyl Acrylate, ACS Macro Lett., 3 (10), 1015-1019 (2014).




Chiu, Y.-C., Chen, T.-Y., Chen, Y., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Chen, W.-C., High-Performance Nonvolatile Organic Transistor Memory Devices Using the Electrets of Semiconducting Blends, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6 (15), 12780-12788 (2014).




Tsuyoshi TOTANI, Toshifumi SATOH, Masashi WAKITA, Harunori NAGATA, Heat Storage Material without Phase-change for Micro and Nano Satellite, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Aerospace Technology Japan, Vol:12, No.: ists29, ページ:Po_4_1-Po_4_5.




Shah, P. N., Chae, C.-G., Min, J., Shimada, R., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., A Model Chiral Graft Copolymer Demonstrates Evidence of the Transmission of Stereochemical Information from the Side Chain to the Main Chain on a Nanometer Scale., Macromolecules (Washington, DC, U. S.), 47 (9), 2796-2802 (2014).




Kikuchi, S., Chen, Y., Fuchise, K., Takada, K., Kitakado, J., Sato, S.-i., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Thermoresponsive properties of 3-, 4-, 6-, and 12-armed star-shaped poly[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate]s prepared by core-first group transfer polymerization., Polym. Chem., 5 (16), 4701-4709 (2014).




Chen, Y., Xiao, N., Satoh, T.,Kakuchi, T., Synthesis of 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, 8-, 9-, 10-, 11-, and 12-armed star-shaped poly(styrene oxide) Ru(II) complexes by a click-to-chelate approach, Polym. Chem., 5 (17), 4993-5001 (2014).




Makiguchi, K., Saito, T., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Bis(4-nitrophenyl) phosphate as an efficient organocatalyst for ring-opening polymerization of β-butyrolactone leading to end-functionalized and diblock polyesters, J. Polym. Sci., Part A Polym. Chem., 52 (14), 2032-2039 (2014).




Isono, T., Kondo, Y., Ozawa, S., Chen, Y., Sakai, R., Sato, S.-i., Tajima, K., Kakuchi, T., Satoh, T., Stereoblock-like Brush Copolymers Consisting of Poly(L-lactide) and Poly(D-lactide) Side Chains along Poly(norbornene) Backbone: Synthesis, Stereocomplex Formation, and Structure-Property Relationship, Macromolecules, 47 (20), 7118-7128 (2014).




Inoue, K. Takadono, R. Nishiyama, K. Tajima, T. Kobayashi, T. Ojima, Characterization of an Alginate Lyase, FlAlyA, from Flavobacterium sp. Strain UMI-01 and Its Expression in Escherichia coli., Mar. Drugs 12, 4693-4712 (2014).




X. Han, Y. Satoh. Y. Kuriki, T. Seino, S. Fujita, T. Suda, T. Kobayashi, and K. Tajima*, Polyhydroxyalkanoate production by using a novel bacterium Massilia sp. UMI-21 isolated from seaweed, and molecular cloning of its polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase gene, J. Biosci. Bioeng. 118, 514-519 (2014).




T. Isono, Y. Satoh, K. Miyachi, Y. Chen, S.-i. Sato, K. Tajima, T. Satoh, and T. Kakuchi, Synthesis of Linear, Cyclic, Figure-Eight-Shaped, and Tadpole-Shaped Amphiphilic Block Copolyethers via t-Bu-P4-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Glycidyl Ethers, Macromolecules 47 (9), 2853-2863 (2014).




Sakai, N., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Rod-Like Amphiphile of Diblock Polyisocyanate Leading to Cylindrical Micelle and Spherical Vesicle in Water, Macromolecules, 47 (5), 1699-1704 (2014).




Qiu, N., Li, Y., Han, S., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Duan, Q, Synthesis of end-functionalized poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) with zinc porphyrin and its photocatalytic activity under visible light, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 131 (15), 40523 (2014).




Yang, Y., Li, Y., Qiu, N., Cui, G., Satoh, T., Duan, Q., Synthesis and Characterization of Aminoporphyrin-End-Functionalized Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) with Photodynamic and Thermoresponsive Effects, Chem. - Asian J., 9 (5), 1379-1387 (2014).




2013.4-2014.3

Sakai, N., Jin, M., Sato, S., Satoh, t., Kakuchi, T., Synthesis of Water-Soluble Polyisocyanate with the Oligo(ethylene glycol) Side-Chain as a New Thermoresponsive Polymer, Polym. Chem., 5 (3), 1057-1062 (2014).




Makiguchi, K., Kikuchi, S., Yanai, K., Ogasawara, Y., Sato, S.-i., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Diphenyl phosphate/4-dimethylaminopyridine as an efficient binary organocatalyst system for controlled/living ring-opening polymerization of -lactide leading to diblock and end-functionalized poly( -lactide)s, J. Polym. Sci., Part A Polym. Chem., 52 (7), 1047-1054 (2014).



Makiguchi, K., Yamanaka, T., Kakuchi. T., Terada, M., Satoh, T., Binaphthol-Derived Phosphoric Acid as an Efficient Chiral Organocatalyst for the Enantiomer-Selective Polymerization of rac-Lactide, Chem. Commun., 50 (22), 2883-2885 (2014).




Isono, T., Otsuka, I., Suemasa, D., Rochas, C., Satoh, T., Borsali, R., Kakuchi, T., Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Thermal Caramelization of Maltoheptaose-Conjugated Polycaprolactones Leading to Spherical, Cylindrical, and Lamellar Morphologies, Macromolecules, 46 (22), 8932-8940 (2013).




Zhang, C., Wang, H., Geng, Q., Yang, T., Liu, L., Sakai, R., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Okamoto, Y., Synthesis of Helical Poly(phenylacetylene)s with Amide Linkage Bearing L-Phenylalanine and L-Phenylglycine Ethyl Ester Pendants and Their Applications as Chiral Stationary Phases for HPLC, Macromolecules, 46 (21), 8406-8415 (2013).



Isono, T., Kondo, Y., Otsuka, I., Nishiyama, Y., Borsali, R., Kakuchi, T., Satoh, T., Synthesis and Stereocomplex Formation of Star-Shaped Stereoblock Polylactides Consisting of Poly(L-lactide) and Poly(D-lactide) Arms, Macromolecules, 46 (21), 8509-8518 (2013).




Cui, G., Chen, S., Jiang, B., Zhang, Y., Qiu, N., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Duan, Q., Synthesis and characterization of novel thermoresponsive fluorescence complexes based on copolymers with rare earth ions, Opt. Mater., 35 (12), 2250-2256 (2013).



Ryota Kose, Naoki Sunagawa, Makoto Yoshida, Kenji Tajima, One-step production of nanofibrillated bacterial cellulose (NFBC) from waste glycerol using Gluconacetobacter intermedius NEDO-01, Cellulose, 20, 2971-2979 (2013).



Satoh, T., Nishikawa, N., Kawato, D., Suemasa, D., Jung, S., Kim, Y-y., Ree, M., Kakuchi, T., Precise synthesis of rod-coil type miktoarm star copolymer containing poly(n-hexyl isocyanate) and aliphatic polyester, Polym. Chem., 5 (2), 588-599 (2014).



Isono, T., Kamoshida, K., Satoh, Y., Takaoka, T., Sato, S.-i., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Synthesis of Star- and Figure-Eight-Shaped Polyethers by t-Bu-P4-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Butylene Oxide, Macromolecules, 46 (10), 3841-3849 (2013).



Cui, G., Li, Y., Shi, T., Gao, Z., Qiu, N., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Duan, Q., Synthesis and characterization of Eu(III) complexes of modified cellulose and poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), Carbohydr. Polym., 94 (1), 77-81 (2013).



Ichihashi, T., Satoh, T., Sugimoto, C., Kajino, K., Emulsified phosphatidylserine, simple and effective peptide carrier for induction of potent epitope-specific T cell responses, PLoS One, 8 (3), e60068 (2013).



Makiguchi, K., Ogasawara, Y., Kikuchi, S., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Diphenyl Phosphate as an Efficient Acidic Organocatalyst for Controlled/Living Ring-Opening Polymerization of Trimethylene Carbonates Leading to Block, End-Functionalized, and Macrocyclic Polycarbonates, Macromolecules, 46 (5), 1772-1782 (2013).



Makiguchi, K., Kikuchi, S., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T.,Synthesis of block and end-functionalized polyesters by triflimide-catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of ε-caprolactone, 1,5-dioxepan-2-one, and rac-lactide, J. Polym. Sci., Part A Polym. Chem., 51 (11), 2455-2463 (2013).



Zhang, C., Liu, F., Li, Y., Shen, X., Xu, X., Sakai, R., Satoh, T., Kakuchi, T., Okamoto, Y., Influence of stereoregularity and linkage groups on chiral recognition of poly(phenylacetylene) derivatives bearing -leucine ethyl ester pendants as chiral stationary phases for HPLC, J. Polym. Sci., Part A Polym. Chem., 51 (10), 2271-2278 (2013).



Isono, T., Otsuka, I., Kondo, Y., Halila, S., Fort, S., Rochas, C., Satoh, T., Borsali, R., Kakuchi, T., Sub-10 nm Nano-Organization in AB2- and AB3-Type Miktoarm Star Copolymers Consisting of Maltoheptaose and Polycaprolactone, Macromolecules, 46 (4), 1461-1469 (2013).



Takaaki Fujiwara, Keisuke Komoda, Naofumi Sakurai, Kenji Tajima, Isao Tanaka, Min Yao, The c-di-GMP recognition mechanism of the PilZ domain of bacterial cellulose synthase subunit A, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 431, 802-807 (2013).



Naoki Sunagawa, Takaaki Fujiwara, Takanori Yoda, Shin Kawano, Yasuharu Satoh, Min Yao, Kenji Tajima, and Tohru Dairi, Cellulose complementing factor (Ccp) is a new member of the cellulose synthase complex (terminal complex) in Acetobacter xylinum, J. Biosci. Bioeng., 115(6), 607-612 (2013).