Recent Publications
  Linear Hydrocarbon Chain Growth from a Molecular Diruthenium Carbide Platform
Ohata, J.; Teramoto, A.; Fujita, H.; Takemoto, S.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Am. Chem. Soc.
  Synthesis, Structure, and Bonding Properties of Hypercoordinate Triorganotin Compounds Featuring Three O→Sn Interactions
Kameo, H.; Izumi, D; Matsuzaka, H.
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2021, 2539-2545.
  Tin-Ruthenium Cooperative Catalyst for Disproportionation of Formic Acid to Methanol
Fujita, H.; Takemoto, S.; Matsuzaka, H. ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 7460-7466.
  Pd/Ni-Catalyzed Germa-Suzuki Coupling via Dual Ge‒F Bond Activation
Kameo, H.; Mushiake, A.; Isasa, T.; Matsuzaka, H.;
Bourissou, D. Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 5004-5007. (Hot Article, Front Cover)


  Metal-Metal Multiple Bond Formation Induced by σ-Acceptor Lewis Acid Ligands
Takemoto, S.; Yoshii, K.; Yamano, T.; Tsurusaki, A.; Matsuzaka, H. Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 923-926.
  Fluorosilane Activation by Pd/Ni→Si–F→Lewis Acid Interaction: An Entry to Catalytic Sila-Negishi Coupling
Kameo, H.; Yamamoto, H.; Ikeda, K.; Isasa, T.; Sakaki, S.; Matsuzaka, H.; García-Rodeja, Y.; Miqueu, K.; Bourissou, D. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 14039-14044.

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  Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of an SN2-type Pathway for Borate−Fluorine Bond Cleavage by Electron-Rich Late-Transition Metal Complexes
Kameo, H.; Baba, Y.; Sakaki, S.; Tanaka, Y.;  Matsuzaka, H. Inorg. Chem.
2020, 59, 4282-4291.
  Palladium-Borane Cooperation: Evidence for an Anionic Pathway and its Application to Catalytic Hydro- / Deutero-dechlorination
Kameo, H.; Yamamoto, J.; Asada, A.; Nakazawa, H.; Matsuzaka, H.; Bourissou, D.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 18783-18787.
  Parent Cyclopentadienyl Ruthenium(II) Chloride Synthon: Derivatization to CpRu Amido, Imido, and Oxo Complexes
Takemoto, S.; Ishii, H.; Yamaguchi, M.; Teramoto, A.; Tsujita, M.; Ozeki, D.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2019, 38, 4298-4306.
  Bis(bipyridine) Ruthenium(II) Bis(phosphido) Metalloligand: Synthesis of Heterometallic Complexes and Application to Catalytic (E)-Selective Alkyne Semi-hydrogenation
Takemoto, S.; Kitamura, M.; Saruwatari, S.; Isono, A.; Takada, Y.; Nishimori, R.; Tsujiwaki, M.; Sakaue, N.; Matsuzaka, H. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 1161-1165.
  An Anionic Trinuclear Iridium(I) Oxo Complex: Synthesis and Reactivity
as a Metal-Centered σ-Donor Ligand to Gold(I) and Silver(I)
Takemoto, S.; Tsujimoto, T.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2018, 37, 1591-1597.
  Recent Topics on Catalytic Transformations of Aromatic Molecules via 6-Arene Transition Metal Complexes
Takemoto, S.; Matsuzaka, H.
Tetrahedron Lett. 2018, 59, 697-703. (Digest Paper)
  Diruthenium Carbido Complexes as N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Like C-donor Ligands to Group 11 Metals
Takemoto, S.; Tsujita, M.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2017, 36, 3686-3691.
  Iridium-Hydride-Mediated Stannane-Fluorine and -Chloride s-Bond Activation: Reversible Switching between X-type Stannyl and Z-type Stannane Ligands
Kameo, H.; Baba, Y.; Sakaki, S.; Bourissou, D.; Nakazawa, H.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2017, 36, 2096-2106.

Ruthenium Sulfonamide-Catalyzed Direct Dehydrative Condensation of Benzylic C-H Bonds with Aromatic Aldehydes
Takemoto, S.; Shibata, E.; Nakajima, M.; Yumoto, Y.; Shimamoto, M.; Matsuzaka,
H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 14836-14839.

Experimental and Theoretical Study of Si-Cl and Ge-Cl s-Bond Activation Reactions by Iridium Hydride
Kameo, I.; Ikeda, K.; Sakaki, S.; Takemoto, S.; Nakazawa, H.; Matsuzaka, H. Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 7570-7580

Transition Metal-Mediated Ge-F Activation: Inverse Electron Flow in s-Bond Metathesis
Kameo, H.; Ikeda, K.; Bourissou, D.; Sakaki, S.; Takemoto, S.; Nakazawa, H.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2016, 35, 713-719.

Aminolysis of [Cp*Ru(m-OEt)]2 (Cp* = h5-C5Me5) with Sulfonamides: Synthesis of Neutral, Zwitterionic, and Anionic Cp*Ru Terminal Sulfonamido Complexes
Takemoto, S.; Yumoto, Y.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 808, 97-103.

Metal-ligand Cooperative Activation of Element-Hydrogen Bonds (element = C, N, O, Cl, B) on a Dinuclear Ruthenium Bridging Imido Complex
Takemoto, S.; Ito, T.; Yamazaki, Y.; Tsujita, M.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Organomet. Chem. 2016, 812, 158-166.

Synthesis and Reactivity of Dinuclear Cp*Ru tert-Butylamido and Cyclometallated Bis(trimethylsilyl)amido Complexes
Takemoto, S.; Oshimo, M.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Organomet. Chem. 2015, 797, 60-66.

A Diruthenium m-Carbido Complex That Shows Singlet-Carbene-Like Reactivity
Takemoto, S.; Ohata, J.; Umetani, K.; Yamaguchi, M.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 15889-15892.

Synthesis and N–H Reductive Elimination Study of Dinuclear Ruthenium Imido Dihydride Complexes
Takemoto, S.; Yamazaki, Y.; Yamano, T.; Mashima, D.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 17027-17035.

Recent Advances in the Chemistry of Ruthenium Carbido Complexes
Takemoto, S. and Matsuzaka, H. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2012, 256, 574-588.

Synthesis and Reactivity of Coordinatively Unsaturated Dinuclear Ruthenium Bridging Imido Complexes
Takemoto, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Ito, T.; Inui, A.; Karitani, K.; Katagiri, S.; Masuhara, Y.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2011, 30, 2160-2172.

Dinuclear Cp*Co Amido and Alkoxo Complexes: Synthesis, Structures, and Reactivity
Takemoto, S.; Honma, T.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2011, 30, 1013-1020.

A Bimetallic Ru2Pt Complex Containing a Trigonal-Planar μ3-Carbido Ligand: Formation, Structure, and Reactivity Relevant to The Fischer-Tropsch Process
Takemoto, S.; Morita, H.; Karitani, K.; Fujiwara, H.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 18026-18027.
Divalent Dirhodium Imido Complexes: Formation, Structure, and Alkyne Cycloaddition Reactivity
Takemoto, S.; Otsuki, S.; Hashimoto, Y.; Kamikawa, K.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, .8904-8905.
P-H Bond Addition to a Dinuclear Ruthenium Imido Complex:  Synthesis and Reactivity of an Amido Phosphido Complex
Takemoto, S.; Kimura, Y.; Kamikawa, K.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2008, 27, 1780-1785.
A Diiron Amido-Imido Complex [(Cp*Fe)2(m2-NHPh)(m2-NPh)]: Synthesis and a Net Hydrogen Atom Abstraction Reaction to Form a Bis(imido) Complex
Takemoto, S.; Ogura, S.; Yo, H.; Hosokoshi, Y.; Kamikawa, K.; Matsuzaka, H. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 4871-4873.
Synthesis of Ru-Pt and Ru-Pd Mixed-Metal Imido Clusters from a Diruthenium Imido-Methylene Scaffold [(Cp*Ru)2(m2-NPh)(m2-CH2)]
Takemoto, S.; Morita, H.; Kamikawa, K.; Matsuzaka, H. Chem. Commun. 2006, 1328-1330.
Synthesis and Reactivity of A Dithiolate-Bridged Ruthenium-Rhodium Heterobimetallic Dihydride Complex
Takemoto, S.; Shimadzu, D.; Kamikawa, K.; Matsuzaka, H.; Nomura, R.. Organometallics 2006, 25, 982-988.
Dinuclear Ruthenium(II) Catecholato and 2,3-Naphthalenediolato Complexes Featuring k2-Diaryloxo/η6-Arene Coordination Mode
Takemoto, S.; Ogura, S.; Kamikawa, K.; Matsuzaka, H. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2006, 359, 912-916.

A Dinuclear Ru(II) k2-Diamido/h6-Naphthalene Complex Featuring a Coordinatively Unsaturated Yet Highly p-Basic (h5-C5Me5)Ru Diamide Fragment
Takemoto, S.; Oshio, S.; Shiromoto, T.; Matsuzaka, H. Organometallics 2005, 24, 801-804.
Reactivity of Amido Ligands on a Dinuclear Ru(II) Center: Formation of Imido Complexes and C-N Coupling Reaction with Alkyne
Takemoto, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Matsuzaka, H. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 10802-10803.
A Dinuclear Ru(II) Chelateing Amido Complex: Synthesis, Characterization, and  Coupling Reaction with Carbon Monoxide
Takemoto, S.; Oshio, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Matsuzaka, H.; Hoshi, M.; Okimura, H.; Yamashita, M.; Miyasaka, H.; Ishii, T.; Yamashita, M. Organometallics 2004, 23, 3587-3589.