12/14/2015  TCI NEWS

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[New] Leaflet - A Recyclable Mitsunobu Reagent

The azo compound can be generated by air oxidation of the iron catalyst and applied to Mitsunobu reaction.
This product was produced by collaboration with Dr. Takeshi Taniguchi, Kanazawa University.

Click here to see the application of catalytic Mitsunobu reaction
» Catalytic Mitsunobu Reaction with an Iron Catalyst and Atmospheric Oxygen

[Pamphlet] - Mitsunobu Reaction

Mitsunobu Reaction
It contains the reagents that are essential for Mitsunobu reaction, functionalization of chiral alcohols.

- It covers various azodicarboxylates and phosphines
- Tsunoda reagent that is applicable for weak acids is also introduced

[New Edition] TCIMail Quarterly Magazine – No. 167

TCIMAIL contains technical papers contributed by leading professors and scientists. We also introduce our new reagents in the fields of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Bioscience and Analytical Science. Examples of application and use are explained in an easy way, using various schemes and charts.
Chemistry Chat
- Focusing on the Elements - Compounds Composed of Two Elements (3)
Kentaro Sato

- Graphene Oxide
- Difluoromethylating Reagents
- Building Blocks for Click Chemistry
- Cyclin-Dependent Kinases Inhibitor
- SIRT1 Inhibitor
- Adenylate Cyclase Activator

Chemistry Chat

Focusing on the Elements - Colors and Chemical Names (2)

Kentaro Sato
Vivid, diverse, and changeable colors of chemicals lured many of us stepping into the field of chemistry as young students. There are indeed a number of elements and compounds that display beautiful colors. Some of them are used as synthetic dyes and were a major part of the early development of chemical industry. From litmus paper to state-of–the-art bioimaging technologies, color and chemical research always go hand in hand.
So not surprisingly, there are quite a few chemicals with names derived from their colorful appearances. In this article, let us look at some of the interesting examples.

Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Research Article

An anti-Markovnikov Hydration Reaction of Terminal Alkynes Using Ruthenium Complexes

Herzon et al. have reported the anti-Markovnikov hydration reaction of terminal alkynes using ruthenium complexes. According to their results, terminal alkynes can be directly converted to aldehydes via an anti-Markovnikov hydration reaction by using a ruthenium complex prepared from tris(acetonitrile)cyclopentadienylruthenium(II) hexafluorophosphate (1) and a bipyridyl ligand (2). This reaction proceeds under milder conditions compared to other conventional reactions using ruthenium catalysts and it shows high reactivity even with the addition of only 2 mol% of the ruthenium catalyst at room temperature. In addition, this reaction can be applied to various substances such as sterically hindered terminal alkynes, a hydroxy group or an amide group-substituted terminal alkynes and conjugated enynes. Thus, this synthetic method is expected to be used as an efficient anti-Markovnikov hydration reaction.


New Products


Product Highlight

Chemiluminescence Reagent for the Detection of Intramitochondrial Superoxide

10,10'-Dimethyl-9,9'-biacridinium bis(monomethyl Terephthalate) (MMT), developed by Kobayashi et al., is a lucigenin derivative, which is a specific probe having green chemiluminescence to superoxide among reactive oxygen species. Since amphiphilic MMT which is less hydrophilic than lucigenin possesses cell-permeability, MMT has been applicable for the detection of intramitochondrial superoxide production. Figure 1 shows the localization of MMT in mitochondria in mouse peritoneal neutrophils.


New Products

Pentafluorophenyl column for HPLC “TCI Stella PFP”

• Analysis of Triphenylphosphine and Triphenylphosphine Oxide by TCI Stella PFP
Pentafluorophenyl column
TCI Stella PFP has the following unique interactions;
 • hydrophobic interaction
 • π-π interaction
 • dipole-dipole interaction
 • Hydrogen bond

Thus it is different separation from ODS columns.

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Reagent Guide - Online Version Available on TCI Website

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-New products that aren't included in the paper version are added every day.
-Product categories that aren’t included in the paper version are available, and new categories are uploaded timely.

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PACIFICHEM (The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies) 2015

Hilton Hawaiian Village, Coral Ballroom‎
Honolulu, Hawaii
December 15-20, 2015
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