Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas FY2017-2021Hybrid Catalysis

Masahiro Higashi » Japanese

Affiliation Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
Position Associate Professor
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Speciality Theoretical Chemistry
Keyword Hybrid Catalysis, Theoretical Calculation, Molecular Simulation, Mixed Solvent, Transition State Analysis, Reaction Environment
Institute Chemical Society of Japan, American Chemical Society, Japan Society for Molecular Science, The Biophysical Society of Japan, Japan Society of Theoretical Chemistry


Theoretical Investigation of Molecular Mechanism of Hybrid Catalysis Focusing on Reaction Environment


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Original papers

  • "Site-Dependent Fluctuations Optimize Electronic Energy Transfer in the Fenna−Matthews−Olson Protein"
    Saito, S.; Higashi, M.; Fleming, G. R.
    J. Phys. Chem. B, 10/28/2019, 123, 9762-9772
  • "Effects of Water Addition on a Catalytic Fluorination of Dienamine"
    Kuraoku, D.; Yonamine, T.; Koja, G.; Yoshida, N.; *Arimitsu, S.; *Higashi, M.
    Molecules, 9/21/2019, 24, 3428 (8 pages)
  • "Kabirimine, a New Cyclic Imine from an Okinawan Dinoflagellate"
    Hermawan, I.; Higa, M.; Hutabarat, P. U. B.; Fujiwara, T.; Akiyama, K.; Kanamoto, A.; Haruyama, T.; Kobayashi, N.; Higashi, M.; Suda, S.; *Tanaka, J.
    Mar. Drugs, 6/13/2019, 17, 353 (9 pages)
  • "Vibrational and Molecular Properties of Mg2+ Binding and Ion Selectivity in the Magnesium Channel MgtE"
    Kimura, T.; Lorenz-Fonfria, V. A.; Douki, S.; Motoki, H.; Ishitani, R.; Nureki, O.; Higashi, M.; *Furutani, Y.
    J. Phys. Chem. B, 9/25/2018, 122, 9681-9696
  • "Intramolecular Vibrations Complement the Robustness of Primary Charge Separation in a Dimer Model of the Photosystem II Reaction Center"
    Fujihashi, Y.; Higashi, M.; *Ishizaki, A.
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8/10/2018, 9, 4921-4929


  • 「Importance of C–H Hydrogen Bonding in Asymmetric Catalysis」 *Arimitsu, S.; *Higashi, M., Noncovalent Interactions in Catalysis , 26-65, 3/18/2019