118. “Redox Noninnocent Behavior of Tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine Bound to a Lewis Acidic Rh(III) Ion Induced by C–H Deprotonation”

H. Kotani, T. Sugiyama, T. Ishizuka, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa, T. Kojima

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137(35), 11222–11225.


117. “Enhancement of 4-Electron O2 Reduction by a Cu(II)-Pyridylamine Complex

via Protonation of a Pendant Pyridine in the Second Coordination Sphere in Water”

H. Kotani, T. Yagi, T. Ishizuka, T. Kojima

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51(69), 13385–13388.

                                    116. “Ring-Fused Porphyrins: Extension of π-Conjugation Significantly Affects the Aromaticity and Optical Properties of the Porphyrin π-Systems and Lewis Acidity of the Central Metal Ions”

Y. Saegusa, T. Ishizuka, K. Komamura, S. Shimizu, H. Kotani, N. Kobayashi, T. Kojima

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17(22), 15001–15011.


115. “Supramolecular Interaction of Fullerenes with a Curved π-Surface of a Monomeric Quadruply Ring-Fused Porphyrin”

Y. Saegusa, T. Ishizuka, T. Kojima, S. Mori, M. Kawano, T. Kojima

Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21(14), 5302–5306.  Selected as a Frontispiece 


                                    114. “Mechanistic Study of Methanol Oxidation by RuIV–oxo complexes”

Y. Shiota, S. Takahashi, S. Ohzu, T. Ishizuka, T. Kojima, K. Yoshizawa

J. Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 2015, 19(01-03), 417–427.


113. “Controlling the Redox Properties of a Pyrroloquinolinequinone (PQQ) Derivative in a Ruthenium(II) Coordination Sphere”

H. Mitome, T. Ishizuka, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa, T. Kojima

Dalton Trans. 2015, 44(7), 3151–3158. 


112. “Molecular Assemblies Based on Strong Axial Coordination in Metal Complexes of Saddle-Distorted Dodecaphenylporphyrins”

T. Ishizuka, S. Fukuzumi, T. Kojima

J. Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines 2015, 19(01-03), 32–45. (Mini Review)


111. “Formation and Characterization of a Reactive Chromium(V)-Oxo Complex: A Mechanistic Insight into Hydrogen-Atom Transfer Reactions”

H. Kotani, S. Kaida, T. Ishizuka, M. Sakaguchi, T. Ogura, Y. Shiota, K. Yoshizawa,
T. Kojima

Chem. Sci. 2015, 6(2), 945–955.