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2017
Chiral Sensing with Mesoporous Pd@Pt Nanoparticles
Yuxi Fang, Cuiling Li, Jiang Bo, Joel Henzie, Yusuke Yamauchi, Toru Asahi ChemElectroChem, in press (2017).

LC-MS/MS and chiroptical spectroscopic analyses of multi-dimensional metabolic systems of chiral thalidomide and its derivatives
Yoshiyuki Ogino, Masahito Tanaka, Togo Shimozawa, Toru Asahi, Chirality, 29, 282-293 (2017).

Accurate measurement of the optical activity of alanine crystals and the determination of their absolute chirality
Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Yukana Terasawa, Masahito Tanaka, Toru Asahi, J. Phys. Chem. Solids, 104, 257-266 (2017).

Fast-type high-accuracy universal polarimeter using charge-coupled device spectrometer
Akifumi Takanabe, Hideko Koshima, Toru Asahi, AIP Adv., 7, 025209 (2017).

Reversible Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Phase Transition of Chiral Salicylidenephenylethylamine
Akifumi Takanabe, Takuro Katsufuji, Kohei Johmoto, Hidehiro Uekusa, Motoo Shiro, Hideko Koshima, Toru Asahi, Crystals, 7(1), 7 (2017).


2016
Crystal-to-crystal photo-reversible polymerization mechanism of bis-thymine derivative
Akihiro Udagawa, Priscilla Johnston, Aya Sakon, Ryosuke Toyoshima, Hidehiro Uekusa, Hideko Koshima, Kei Saito, Toru Asahi, RSC Advances, 6, 107317-107322 (2016).

Optical Activity and Optical Anisotropy in Photomechanical Crystals of Chiral Salicylidenephenylethylamines
Akifumi Takanabe, Masahito Tanaka, Kohei Johmoto, Hidehiro Uekusa, Tadashi Mori, Hideko Koshima, Toru Asahi, J. Am. Chem. Soc, 138(45), 15066-15077 (2016).

Ohgata, the Single Drosophila Ortholog of Human Cereblon, Regulates Insulin Signaling-Dependent Organismic Growth
Satoru Wakabayashi, Naoya Sawamura, Andre Voelzmann, Meike Broemer, Toru Asahi, Michael Hoch, J. Biol. Chem., 291, 48, 25120-25132

Solid-State Photochemical Reaction of Multisubstituted Thymine Derivatives
Akihiro Udagawa, Priscilla Johnston, Hidehiro Uekusa, Hideko Koshima, Kei Saito, Toru Asahi, ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 4(11), 6107-6114 (2016).

Mitochondrial cereblon functions as a Lon-type protease
Kosuke Kataoka, China Nakamura, Toru Asahi, Naoya Sawamura, Sci. Rep., 6, 29986 (2016).

Nuclear cereblon modulates transcriptional activity of Ikaros and regulates its downstream target, enkephalin, in human neuroblastoma cells
Takeyoshi Wada, Toru Asahi, Naoya Sawamura, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 477, 388-394 (2016).

Mechanical motion of molecular crystals induced by [4 + 4] photodimerisation
Hideko Koshima, Hidetaka Uchimoto, Takuya Taniguchi, Jun Nakamura, Tsuyoshi Asahi, Toru Asahi, CrystEngComm, 18, 7305-7310 (2016).

Mechanical Motion of Chiral Azobenzene Crystals with Twisting upon Photoirradiation
Takuya Taniguchi, Juri Fujisawa, Motoo Shiro, Hideko Koshima, Toru Asahi, Chem. Eur. J., 22, 7950-7958 (2016).

Absolute Structure Determination of Chiral Crystals Consisting of Achiral Benzophenone with Single Crystal X-ray Diffraction and Its Correlation with Solid-State Circular Dichroism
Arimasa Matsumoto, Sumeru Tsuchiya, Yuki Hagiwara, Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Hideko Koshima, Toru Asahi, Kenso Soai, Chem. Lett., 45, 526-528 (2016).

Microwave Effect on Fischer Esterification
Hideko Koshima, Kiminori Miyazaki, Saori Ishii, and Toru Asahi, Chem. Lett., 45, 505-507 (2016).


2015
Interfacial effects on the crystallization and surface properties of poly(l-lactic acid) ultrathin films
Akihiro Udagawa, Toshinori Fujie, Yuko Kawamoto, Akihiro Saito, Shinji Takeoka, Toru Asahi, Polymer J., 48, 157-161 (2016).

Cereblon is recruited to aggresome and shows cytoprotective effect against ubiquitin-proteasome system dysfunction
Naoya Sawamura, Satoru Wakabayashi, Kodai Matsumoto, Haruka Yamada, Toru Asahi, Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 464, 1054-1059 (2015).

Model of complex chiral drug metabolic systems and numerical simulation of the remaining chirality toward analysis of dynamical pharmacological activity
Yoshiyuki Ogino, Toru Asahi, J. Theor. Biol., 373, 117-131 (2015).

Crystal structure of (S)-4-carbamoyl-4-(1,3-dioxo­isoindolin-2-yl)butanoic acid
Kohei Otogawa, Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Motoo Shiro, Toru Asahi, Acta. Cryst. E, 71 (1), 107-109 (2015).


2014
Self-disproportionation of Enantiomers of Thalidomide and its Fluorinated Analogue via Gravity-driven Achiral Chromatography: Mechanistic Rationale and Implications
Mayaka Maeno, Etsuko Tokunaga, Takeshi Yamamoto, Toshiya Suzuki, Yoshiyuki Ogino, Emi Ito, Motoo Shiro, Toru Asahi, Norio Shibata, Chem. Sci., 6(2), 1043-1048 (2014).

A high-accuracy universal polarimeter study of optical anisotropy and optical activity in laminated collagen membranes
Kenta Nakagawa, Heather Harper-Lovelady, Yuji Tanaka, Masahito Tanaka, Masayuki Yamato, Toru Asahi, Chem. Commun., 50(95), 15086-15089 (2014).

Arctic mutatn Aβ40 aggregates on α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and inhibits their functions
Ye Ju, Toru Asahi, Naoya Sawamura, J. Neurochem., 131(5), 667-674 (2014).

Quantitative analysis with advanced compensated polarized light microscopy on wavelength dependence of linear birefringence of single crystals causing arthritis
Akifumi Takanabe, Masahito Tanaka, Atsuo Taniguchi, Hisashi Yamanaka, Toru Asahi, J. Phys. Appl. Phys., 47(28), 285402 (2014).

A label-free electrical assay of fibrous amyloid β based on semiconductor biosensing
Sho Hideshima, Masumi Kobayashi, Takeyoshi Wada, Shigeki Kuroiwa, Takuya Nakanishi, Naoya Sawamura, Toru Asahi, Tetsuya Osaka, Chem. Commun., 50, 3476-3478 (2014).


2013
Metastable Liquid Crystal as Time-Responsive Reaction Medium: Aging-Induced Dual Enantioselective Control
Yasuhiro Ishida, Yuki Matsunaka, Yukiko Kai, Kuniyo Yamada. Kenta Nakagawa, Toru Asahi, Kazuhiko Saigo, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135(17), 6407-6410 (2013).

Construction of photoenergetic mitochondoria in cultured mammalian cells
Kiyotaka Y. Hara, Takeyoshi Wada, Kuniki Kino, Toru Asahi, Naoya Sawamura, Sci. Rep., 3, 1635 (2013).

Selective Molecular Permeability Induced by Glass Transition Dynamics of Semicrystalline Polymer Ultrathin Films
Toshinori Fujie, Yuko Kawamoto, Hiroki Haniuda, Akihiro Saito, Koki Kabata, Yukio Honda, Eriko Ohmori, Toru Asahi, Shinji Takeoka, Macromolecules, 46(2), 395-402 (2013).


2012
Absolute chirality of the γ-polymorph of glycine: correlation of the absolute structure with the optical rotation
Kazuhiko Ishikawa, Masahito Tanaka, Toshiya Suzuki, Akiko Sekine, Tsuneomi Kawasaki, Kenso Soai, Motoo Shiro, Meir Lahav, Toru Asahi, Chem. Commun., 48, 6031-6033 (2012).

An application of the advanced high-accuracy universal polarimeter to the chiroptical measurement of an intercalated compound K4Nb6O17 with high anisotropy
Masahito Tanaka, Naomichi Nakamura, Hideko Koshima, Toru Asahi, J. Phys. Appl. Phys., 45, 175303-175311 (2012).


2011
Transparent, tough collagen laminates prepared by oriented flow casting, multi-cyclic vitrification and chemical cross-linking
Yuji Tanaka, Koichi Baba, Thomas J. Duncan, Akira Kubota, Toru Asahi, Andrew J. Quantock, Masayuki Yamato, Teruo Okano, Kohji Nishida, Biomaterials, 32(13), 3358-3366 (2011).

Buffers to suppress sodium dodecyl sulfate adsorption to polyethylene oxide for protein separation on capillary polymer electrophoresis
Keiko Sumitomo, Koichi Mayumi, Hiroyuki Minamikawa, Mitsutoshi Masuda, Toru Asahi, Toshimi Shimizu, Kohzo Ito, Yoshinori Yamaguchi, Electrophoresis, 32, 448-454 (2011).