In accordance with new paradigm in chemistry, our research group is involved in the exploration of “synthetic self-assembling modules with cooperative functions”. Our research includes:

1) Molecular self-assembly with switchable motion triggered by environmental changes.
2) Artificial proteins with molecular recognition functionality.
3) Energy conversion materials via molecular organization.
4) Bio-responsive supramolecular systems for cell communication.
5) Control of biological functions through self-assembly.

Self-Assembled Nanostructures

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J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16152–16155
Acc. Chem. Res.
2013, 46, 2888–2897
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 6424-6428
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 2156-2159
Acc. Chem. Res. 2011, 44, 72-82

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 16152–16155
Acc. Chem. Res.
2013, 46, 2888–2897
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 6424-6428
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 2156-2159
Acc. Chem. Res. 2011, 44, 72-82

Supramolecular Motion










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Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009






Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008


Funtional Supramolecules

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