"Enantioselective Addition of a 2-Alkoxycarbonyl-1,3-dithiane to Imines Catalyzed by a Bis(guanidino)iminophosphorane Organosuperbase" Azusa Kondoh, Masafumi Oishi, Tadahiro Takeda and Masahiro Terada Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54(52) 15836-15839. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508178 (Highlighted at front cover)

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"Design of a Brønsted Acid with Two Different Acidic Sites: Synthesis and Application of Aryl Phosphinic Acid-Phosphoric Acid as a Brønsted Acid Catalyst " Norie MOMIYAMA,  Tomohiro Narumi and Masahiro Terada Chem. Commun., 2015, 51(95), 16976-16979. DOI: 10.1039/C5CC06787A

Graphical abstract: Design of a Brønsted acid with two different acidic sites: synthesis and application of aryl phosphinic acid–phosphoric acid as a Brønsted acid catalyst

"Ring Expansion of Epoxides under Brønsted Base Catalysis: Formal [3+2] Cycloaddition of β,γ-Epoxy Esters with Imines Providing 2,4,5-Trisubstituted 1,3-Oxazolidines" Azusa Kondoh, Kenta Odaira and Masahiro Terada Angew. Chem. Int. Ed, 2015, 54(38) 11240-11244. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201505893

"Synthesis of Phenanthrene Derivatives by Intramolecular Cyclization Utilizing [1,2]-Phospha-Brook Rearrangement Catalyzed by Brønsted Base" Azusa Kondoh, Takuma Aoki and Masahiro Terada, Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21(36) 12577-12580. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201501377


"Brønsted base-catalyzed α-oxygenation of carbonyl compounds utilizing the [1,2]-phospha-Brook rearrangement" Azusa Kondoh and Masahiro Terada Org. Chem. Front., 2015, 2, 801-805 DOI: 10.1039/C5QO00108K


"Skeletal Rearrangement of O-Propargylic Formaldoximes by a Gold-Catalyzed Cyclization/Intermolecular Methylene Transfer Sequence" Itaru Nakamura, Shinya Gima, Yu Kudo and Masahiro Terada, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54(24), 7154-7157. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201501856


"Copper-Catalyzed Skeletal Rearrangements of O-Propargylic Oximes via Cleavage of a Carbon–Oxygen Bond" Itaru Nakamura, and Masahiro Terada, Chemical Records, 2015, 15(2), 429-444 DOI: 10.1002/tcr.201402088

"Synthetic Method for 2,2'-Disubstituted Fluorinated Binaphthyl Derivatives and Application as Chiral Source in Design of Chiral Mono-Phosphoric Acid Catalyst" Norie Momiyama, Hiroshi Okamoto, Masahiro Shimizu and Masahiro Terada, Chirality 2015, 27(8), 464-475. DOI: 10.1002/chir.22429

"Kinetic Resolution of Racemic Amino Alcohols through Intermolecular Acetalization Catalyzed by Chiral Brønsted Acid" Takuto Yamanaka , Azusa Kondoh , and Masahiro Terada J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137(3), 1048-1051 DOI: 10.1021/ja512238n

This paper was highlighted in Synfacts 2015, 11(4), 434. DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380355


"Synthesis of Intermediary P3 Phosphazenium Framework and Its Derivatization to Chiral Cationic Macrocycles Including Two P3 Phosphazenium Units with Hydrogen Bond Donor Sites" Masahiro Terada, Kengo Goto, Takashi Ikehara, and Azusa Kondoh, Heterocycles, 2015 90(2) 1396-1404 DOI: 10.3987/COM-14-S(K)98