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Assistant Professor

KURAHASHI, Takuya

TEL: 0564-59-5579
FAX: 0564-59-5600
Mail: kurahasi_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Yamate, No.4 Bldg. 2F Room202

Department

Life and Coordination-Complex Molecular Science, Biomolecular Functions

Biography

1995 B.S. Kyoto University
2000 Ph.D. Kyoto University
2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Nagoya University    
2002 Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science    
2004 Assistant Professor, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
2007.4– Assistant professor at Institute for Molecular Science 

Awards

2012 BCSJ Award

Main research themes

(1)Electronic structures and reactivity of metal complexes
(2)Molecular mechanism of asymmetric catalysis

kewords coordination chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, catalyst chemistry

Selected Publications

  1. Takuya Kurahashi and Hiroshi Fujii
    “One-Electron Oxidation of Electronically-Diverse Manganese(III) and Nickel(II) Salen Complexes: Transition from Localized to Delocalized Mixed-Valence Ligand Radical” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 8307–8316.
  2. Takuya Kurahashi, Akihiro Kikuchi, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Masahiko Hada, Hiroshi Fujii
    “Unique Properties and Reactivity of High-Valent Manganese–Oxo versus Manganese–Hydroxo in the Salen Platform”
    Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 6664–6672.
  3. Takuya Kurahashi, Masahiko Hada, Hiroshi Fujii
    "Critical Role of External Axial Ligands in Chirality Amplification of trans-Cyclohexane-1,2-diamine in Salen Complexes"
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12394–12405.
  4. Takuya Kurahashi, Akihiro Kikuchi, Takehiko Tosha, Yoshitsugu Shiro, Teizo Kitagawa, Hiroshi Fujii
    "Transient Intermediates from Mn(salen) with Sterically-Hindered Mesityl Groups:  Interconversion between MnIV-Phenolate and MnIII-Phenoxyl Radicals as an Origin for Unique Reactivity"
    Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 1674-1686.