Nakamura Group (Supramolecular Chemistry), University of Tsukuba

Publications (April 2021~: Nakamura Group)



  • T. Aizawa, S. Akine, T. Saiki, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    “Rotaxane formation by an allosteric pseudomacrocyclic anion receptor utilising kinetically labile copper(I) coordination properties”
    Dalton Trans., 51, 17277-17282 (2022). (Link)
  • Y. Chiba, H. Fujii, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    “Coordination-Driven Synthesis of a Self-Assembled Architecture Bearing Urea Groups from a Triply Helical Fe(II) Complex of a Tripodal Ligand and a Pd(II) Complex”
    Chem. Lett., 51, 1128-1130 (2022). (Link)
  • Y. Chiba, Z. Jin, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    “An Iron(II) Complex of a Tripodal 2,2´-Bipyridine with Perfluoroalkyl Linkers Showing Anion-Dependent fac/mer Isomer Ratio”
    Chem. Lett., 51, 1018-1021 (2022). (Link)


  • T. Nakamura
    “Development of Artificial Receptors Based on Assembly of Metal Complex Units and Desymmetrization of Molecular Components”
    Chem. Lett., 50, 1822–1830 (2021). (Award Highlight Review) (Link) (Inside Cover)
  • M. Morisue, M. Kawanishi, I. Ueno, T. Nakamura, T. Nabeshima, K. Imamura, and K. Nozaki
    “Evidence of C−F···H−C Attractive Interaction: Enforced Coplanarity of a Tetrafluorophenylene-Ethynylene-Linked Porphyrin Dimer”
    J. Phys. Chem. B, 125, 9286-9295 (2021). (Link) (Supplementary Cover)
  • T. Morozumi, R. Matsuoka, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    “Solvent-Dependent fac/mer-Isomerization and Self-Assembly of Triply Helical Complexes Bearing a Pivot Part”
    Chem. Sci., 12, 7720-7726 (2021). (Link) (Back Cover)
  • H. Morita, S. Akine, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    “Exclusive Formation of a Meridional Complex of a Tripodand and Perfect Suppression of Guest Recognition”
    Chem. Commun., 57, 2124-2127 (2021). (Link) (Front Cover)
  • T. Nakamura, R. Y. Feng, and T. Nabeshima
    “A Sandwich‐Shaped Hexanuclear Silver Complex with a Giant Cavity Constructed from a Macrocycle with Inward Chelating Units”
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 308-313 (2021). (Link) (Cover Feature)
  • T. Nakamura, S. Yonemura, S. Akatsuka, and T. Nabeshima
    “Synthesis of Single Isomeric Complexes with Dissymmetric Structures Using Macrocyclic Homooligomers”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 60, 3080-3086 (2021). (Link)


  • Y. Chiba, T. Nakamura, R. Matsuoka, and T. Nabeshima
    “Synthesis and Functions of Oligomeric and Multidentate Dipyrrin Derivatives and their Complexes”
    Synlett, 31, 1663-1680 (2020). (Link)
  • S. Yonemura, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    “Threading/Folding Recognition Modes of Phosphodiesters by a p-Nitrophenylamide Cyclodextrin Derivative”
    Chem. Lett., 49, 493-496 (2020). (Link)


  • 中村 貴志
    “ユニークな形状をもつ環状多量体の合成と分子捕捉 --分子の非対称化に着目した超分子化学”
    化学と工業, 72, 1053-1054 (2019).
  • T. Nakamura, Y. Kawashima, E. Nishibori, and T. Nabeshima
    "Bpytrisalen/Bpytrisaloph: A Triangular Platform That Spatially Arranges Different Multiple Labile Coordination Sites"
    Inorg. Chem., 58, 7863-7872 (2019). (Link) (Supplementary Cover)
  • T. Nakamura, S. Tsukuda, and T. Nabeshima
    "Double-Circularly Connected Saloph-Belt Macrocycles Generated from a Bis-Armed Bifunctional Monomer"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 141, 6462-6467 (2019). (Link)
  • T. Nakamura, S. Yonemura, and T. Nabeshima
    "Synthesis of per(5-N-carboxamide-5-dehydroxylmethyl)-β-cyclodextrins and their selective recognition ability utilizing multiple hydrogen bonds"
    Chem. Commun., 55, 3872-3875 (2019). (Link) (Inside Front Cover)
  • A. Nagai, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    "A Twisted Macrocyclic Hexanuclear Palladium Complex with Internal Bulky Coordinating Ligands"
    Chem. Commun., 55, 2421-2424 (2019). (Link) (Inside Front Cover)
  • M. Saikawa, T. Noda, R. Matsuoka, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    "Heterodinuclear Group 13 Element Complexes of N4O6‐Type Dipyrrin with an Unsymmetrical Twisted Structure
    Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 766-769 (2019). (Link) (Cover Feature)
  • A. Asaithambi, D. Okada, G. Prinz, H. Sato, A. Saeki, T. Nakamura, T. Nabeshima, Y. Yamamoto, and A. Lorke
    "Polychromatic Photoluminescence of Polymorph Boron Dipyrromethene Crystals and Heterostructures"
    J. Phys. Chem. C, 123, 5061-5066 (2019). (Link) (Cover)


  • T. Hojo, T. Nakamura, R. Matsuoka, and T. Nabeshima
    "Uniquely folded shapes, photophysical properties, and recognition abilities of macrocyclic BODIPY oligomers"
    Heteroat. Chem., 29, e21470 (2018). (Link)
  • Y. Gobo, R. Matsuoka, Y. Chiba, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    "Synthesis and chiroptical properties of phenanthrene-fused N2O-type BODIPYs"
    Tetrahedron Lett., 59, 4149-4152 (2018). (Link)
  • D. Taguchi, T. Nakamura, H. Horiuchi, M. Saikawa, and T. Nabeshima
    "Synthesis and Unique Optical Properties of Selenophenyl BODIPYs and Their Linear Oligomers"
    J. Org. Chem., 83, 5331-5337 (2018). (Link)


  • 中村 貴志
    Bull. Jpn. Soc. Coord. Chem., 70, 39-42 (2017).
  • T. Nakamura, Y. Kaneko, E. Nishibori, and T. Nabeshima
    "Molecular recognition by multiple metal coordination inside wavy-stacked macrocycles"
    Nature Commun., 8, 129 (2017).(Link)(Press release (Japanese))
  • T. Nabeshima and T. Nakamura
    Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II, vol. 2, 381–404 (2017).
    Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering (Link)


  • J. Uchida, T. Nakamura, M. Yamamura, G. Yamaguchi, and T. Nabeshima
    "m-Phenylene-Linked Dipyrrins and Their Boron–Difluoride Complexes as Variously Shaped Macrocyclic Oligomers"
    Org. Lett., 18, 5380-5383 (2016). (Link)
  • 中村 貴志
    化学, 71(9), 60-61 (2016). (Link)
  • M. Saikawa, T. Nakamura, J. Uchida, M. Yamamura and T. Nabeshima
    "Synthesis of Figure-of-Eight Helical BisBODIPY Macrocycles and Their Chiroptical Properties"
    Chem. Commun., 52, 10727-10730 (2016). (Link) (Back Cover)
    (Correction: Chem. Commun., 54, 10379 (2018). (Link))
    (Highlighted in Atlas of Science)
  • T. Nakamura, G. Yamaguchi, and T. Nabeshima
    "Unidirectional Threading into a Bowl-Shaped Macrocyclic Trimer of Boron–Dipyrrin Complexes through Multipoint Recognition”
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55, 9606-9609 (2016). (Link) (Hot Paper)
  • D. Okada, T. Nakamura, D. Braam, T. D. Dao, S. Ishii, T. Nagao, A. Lorke, T. Nabeshima, and Y. Yamamoto
    "Color-Tunable Resonant Photoluminescence and Cavity-Mediated Multistep Energy Transfer Cascade”
    ACS Nano, 10, 7058-7063 (2016). (Link)
  • Y. Gobo, M. Yamamura, T. Nakamura, and T. Nabeshima
    "Synthesis and Chiroptical Properties of a Ring-Fused BODIPY with a Skewed Chiral π Skeleton”
    Org. Lett., 18, 2719-2721 (2016). (Link)
  • S. Saino, M. Saikawa, T. Nakamura, M. Yamamura and T. Nabeshima
    "Remarkable Red-shift in Absorption and Emission of Linear BODIPY Oligomers Containing Thiophene Linkers"
    Tetrahedron Lett., 57, 1629-1634 (2016). (Link)
  • Y. Yamaki, T. Nakamura, S. Suzuki, M. Yamamura, M. Minoura, and T. Nabeshima
    "A Self-Assembled Rectangular Host with Terpyridine–Platinum(II) Moieties That Binds Unsubstituted Pentacene in Solution”
    Eur. J. Org. Chem., 1678-1683 (2016). (Link)(Cover Picture)
  • M. Saikawa, M. Daicho, T. Nakamura, J. Uchida, M. Yamamura, and T. Nabeshima
    "Synthesis of a New Family of Ionophores Based on Aluminum-Dipyrrin Complexes (ALDIPYs) and Their Strong Recognition of Alkaline Earth Ions”
    Chem. Commun., 52, 4014-4017 (2016). (Link) (Back Cover)
  • T. Nakamura, H. Kimura, T. Okuhara, M. Yamamura, and T. Nabeshima
    "A Hierarchical Self-Assembly System Built Up from Preorganized Tripodal Helical Metal Complexes”
    J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 794-797 (2016).(Link)


  • T. Nabeshima, M. Yamamura, G. J. Richards, and T. Nakamura.
    "Design and Synthesis of Dipyrrin Complexes Bearing Unique Structures, Properties and Functions"
    J. Synth. Org. Chem., Jpn., 73, 1111-1119 (2015). (Link)


  • 中村 貴志
    有機合成化学協会誌72, 1398-1399 (2014). (Link)