Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative AreasPrecise Formation of a Catalyst Having a Specified Field for Use in Extremely Difficult Substrate Conversion Reactions

Yutaka Hitomi » Japanese

Affiliation Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Doshisha University
Position Professor
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Speciality Bioinorganic Chemistry
Keyword Oxidation Reaction, Reactive Oxygen Species, Metal-oxo Species
Institute The Chemical Society of Japan, Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, Catalyst Society of Japan, Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry


Development of Selective Oxidation Catalysts that Precisely Recognize Substrates in a Size-tunable Space


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Original papers

  • "Green Fabrication of Nanoporous BiVO<sub>4</sub> Films on ITO Substrates for Photoelectrochemical Water-Oxidation"
    Okunaka, S.; Hitomi, Y.; *Tokudome, H.
    RSC Advances, 2018, 8, 31575
  • "Acceleration of Hydrolytic DNA Cleavage by Dicopper(II) Complexes with p-Cresol-Derived Dinucleating Ligands at Slightly Acidic pH and the Mechanistic Insights"
    *Kodera, M; Kadoya, Y.; Aso, K.; Fukui, K.;Nomura,A.; Hitomi, Y.; Kitagishi, H.
    Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, 2019, 92(4), 739
  • "Structurally Simple Cell-permeable Porphyrins: Efficient Cellular Uptake and Photo-toxicity of Porphyrins with Four Peripheral Primary-amine-terminated Oligo(ethylene oxide) Chains"
    Ohashi, N.; Nomura, A.; Kodera, M.; *Hitomi, Y.
    Chemistry Letters, 2017, 46(12), 1754-1756
  • "Specific Enhancement of Catalytic Activity by a Dicopper Core: Selective Hydroxylation of Benzene to Phenol with Hydrogen Peroxide"
    Tsuji, T.; Zaoputra, A. A.; Hitomi, Y.; Mieda, K.; Ogura, T.; Shiota, Y.; Yoshizawa, K.; Sato, H.; *Kodera, M.
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017,
  • "DNA Cleavage through Reductive Dioxygen Activation by Iron-Bleomycin Mimics with Carboxamido Ligation: Correlation between DNA Cleavage Efficacy and Redox Potential"
    Nomura, A.; Iwamoto, Y.; Arakawa, K.; Kashida, A.; Kodera, M.; *Hitomi, Y.
    Chemistry Letters, 2017,
  • "Formation and High Reactivity of the anti-Dioxo Form of High-Spin μ-Oxodioxodiiron(IV) as the Active Species That Cleaves Strong C−H Bonds"
    *Kodera, M.; Ishiga, S.; Tsuji, T.; Sakurai, K.; Hitomi, Y.; Shiota, Y.; Sajith, P. K.; Yoshizawa, K.; Mieda, K.; Ogura, T.
    Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22(17), 5924-5936
  • "Preparation of Fine Particles of Sheelite-Monoclinic Phase BiVO4 via an Aqueous Chelating Method for Efficient Photocatalytic Oxygen Evolution under Visible-light Irradiation"
    Okunaka, S.; *Tokudome, H.; Hitomi, Y.; *Abe, R.
    J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 3926-3932


  • 9th Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference
    "Detection and Generation of Hydrogen Peroxide by Functional Model Complexes", 招待講演
    Yutaka Hitomi
  • The 25th International SPACC Symposium
    "Development of Oxidation Catalysts Based on Bio-inspired Iron Complexes", 口頭発表
    Yutaka Hitomi
  • 43rd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry
    "Selective Alkane Oxidation Catalyzed by Mononuclear Nonheme Iron Complex", 招待講演
    Yutaka Hitomi
  • International Congress on Pure & Applied Chemistry 2018
    "Development of Useful Molecules Based on Bioinspired Metal Complexes", Invited Lecture
    *HITOMI, Y.
    3/7/2018~3/10/2018, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • EWHA Bioinorganic Chemistry Symposium 2017
    "Generation of Hydrogen Peroxide by Functional Model Complexes for Superoxide Dismutase", Invited Lecture
    *HITOMI, Y.
    12/1/2017~12/2/2017, Seoul, Korea
  • 2017 DGIST Global Innovation Festival
    "Site-Selective C-H Bond Oxidation Catalyzed by Mononuclear Nonheme Iron Complexes: Additive Effects of Carboxylic Acids", Invited Lecture
    *HITOMI, Y.
    11/29/2017~12/1/2017, Daegu, Korea
  • 8th Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference
    "Biologically Useful Functional Models of Metalloenzymes", Invited Lecture
    Hitomi, Y.
    12/4/2016~12/9/2016, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1st Nano/Bioscience International Symposium
    "Synthetically and Biologically Useful Molecules Based on Bioinspired Complexes", Invited Lecture
    Hitomi, Y.
    10/7/2016~10/8/2016, Kyotanabe, Japan
  • 1st Japan-Australia Joint Symposium on Coordination Chemistry
    "Bioinspired Iron Catalysts for Selective Alkane Hydroxylation", Invited Lecture
    Hitomi, Y.
    9/8/2016~9/10/2016, Fukuoka, Japan
  • 42nd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry
    "Bioinspired Mononuclear Nonheme Iron Complexes for Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide inside Living Cells", Invited Lecture
    Hitomi, Y.
    7/3/2016~7/8/2016, Brest, France

National Conference

  • The 54th Japanese Peptide Symposium
    "Development of Artificial Bleomycin Analogue: Pentadentate Carboxamide Ligand Having Spermine Moiety for DNA Binding", ポスター発表
    Nomura, A.; Sakai, S.; Iwamoto, Y.; Kodera, M.; *Hitomi, Y.
    11/20/2017~11/22/2017, Osaka
  • The 67th Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry
    "Aerobic Oxidation Catalyzed by Mononuclear Non-heme Iron Complexes", ポスター発表
    Takebayashi, H.; Sakai, R.; Morikawa, N.; Hiramatsu, M.; Kodera, M.; Sasano, Y.; Iwabuchi, Y.; *Hitomi, Y.
    9/16/2017~9/18/2017, Sapporo
  • 第11回バイオ関連シンポジウム
    "鉄ブレオマイシン機能モデル錯体を用いた酸素の還元的活性化による酸化的DNA切断", ポスター発表
    Nomura, A.; Okuda, N.; Iwamoto, Y.; Kato, S.; Kodera, M.; Onoda, A.; Hayashi, T.; Hitomi, Y.
    9/7/2017~9/9/2017, 東京都