Publication (reviewed)


  • Octaphyrin( as an organic electrode for Li and Na rechargeable batteries; J. Hwang,* K. Matsumoto, R. Hagiwara, S.-Y. Liu, J.-Y. Shin,* Small Methods, 2022, 6(3), 2101181 (journal frontispiece: 2270019). 

  • Dual-ion NiNc batteries: A sustainable revolution for sodium organic batteries; J. Hwang,* K. Matsumoto, R. Hagiwara, S. Ukai, H. Shinokubo, J.-Y. Shin,* Batter. Supercaps, 2021, 4(10), 1605-1610 (journal cover feature).

  • Exquisite  chemistries of 5-pentafluorophenyl and 5-(2,6-dichlorophenyl) dipyrromethanes; J.-Y. Shin,* A. Q. Nguyen, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2021, 25(10n12), 885-896. (Review paper)

  • Dual-ion charge-discharge behaviors of Na-NiNc and NiNc-NiNc batteries; J. Hwang, R. Hagiwara, H. Shinokubo, J.-Y. Shin,* Mater. Adv. 2021, 2, 2263-2266. (journal front cover)

  • The synthesis and characterization of the octahedral Co(III) complex of a pyrrolopyrrolizine derivative formed with dicyanovinylene-bis-(meso-aryl)dipyrrin; J.-Y. Shin,* RSC Adv. 2021, 11(4), 2315-2319.



  • Reactions of antiaromatic norcorrole Ni(II) complex with carbenes; S.-Y. Liu, T. Fukuoka, N. Fukui, J.-Y. Shin, H. Shinokubo,* Org. Lett.  2020, 22(11), 4400-4403.

  • Meso-1,4-phenylene bridged nickel norcorrole dimer; J.-Y. Shin,* J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines2020, 24(01n03), 191-199.

  • Synthesis of pyrrolo[3',2':4,5][1,3]diazepino[2,1,7- cd]pyrrolizine derivatives from dicyanovinylene- bis(meso-aryl)dipyrrin; J.-Y. Shin,* RSC Adv. 2019, 9, 40031-40036.

  • Exploration of Li-organic batteries using hexaphyrin as an active cathode material; J.-Y. Shin,* Z. Zhang, K. Awaga, H. Shinokubo, Molecules, 2019, 2433. 

  • Highly-conducting molecular circuits based on antiaromaticity; S. Fujii,* S. Marqués-González, J.-Y. Shin, H. Shinokubo,* T. Masuda, T.Nishino, N.P. Arasu, H. Vázquez,* M. Kiguchi,* Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 15984.

  • A synthesis of novel expanded porphyrinoids: Ni(II)-induced nitrile cyclization of dicyanovinylene-bis(meso-aryl)dipyrrin; N. H. Faialaga, S. Ito, H. Shinokubo, Y. Kim, K. Kim, J.-Y. Shin,* Dalton Trans. 2017, 46(33), 10802-10808. (journal front cover)

  • E-Bodipy fluorescent chemosensor for Zn(II) ion; I. Roy, J.-Y. Shin, D. Shetty, J. K. Khedkar, J. H. Park, K. Kim,* J. Photochem. Photobio. A: Chem. 2016, 331, 233-239. 

  • Stacked antiaromatic porphyrins; R. Nozawa, H. Tanaka, W.-Y. Cha, Y. Hong, I. Hisaki, S. Shimizu, J.-Y. Shin, T. Kowalczyk,* S. Irle, D. Kim,* H. Shinokubo,* Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 13620.

  • Ni(II) tetrahydronorcorroles: Antiaromatic porphyrinoids with saturated pyrrole units; R. Nozawa, K. Yamamoto, I. Hisaki, J.-Y. Shin, H. Shinokubo,* Chem. Commun. 2016, 52(44) 7106-7109.



  • Macrocyclic dipyrrin dimer bridged by ethylene and dioxyphenylene linkers; J.-Y. Shin,* S. Hiroto, H. Shinokubo, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2015, 19(1-3), 135-139.

  • Regioselective nucleophilic functionalization of antiaromatic nickel(II) norcorroles; R. Nozawa, K. Yamamoto, J.-Y. Shin, S. Hiroto, H. Shinokubo,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54(29) 8454-8457.

  • Ring and volcano structures formed by a metal dipyrromethene complex; S. B. Son, Q. Miao, J.-Y. Shin, D. Dolphin, J. R. Hahn,* Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 2014,  35(6), 1727-1731. 

  • Synthesis, reactivity and property of 5,15-dithiaporphyrin copper(II) complex; N. Wachi, T. Kondo, S. Ito, S. Hiroto, J.-Y. Shin, H.Shinokubo,* J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 2014, 18(9), 675-678. 

  • Near-IR absorbing nickel(II) porphyrinoids prepared by regioselective insertion of silylenes into antiaromatic nickel(II) norcorrole; T. Fukuoka, K. Uchida, Y. M. Sung, J.-Y. Shin, S. Ishida, J. M. Lim, S. Hiroto, K. Furukawa, D. Kim,* T. Iwamoto,* H. Shinokubo,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53(6) 1506-1509. (journal frontispiece)

  • An antiaromatic electrode-active material enabling high capacity and stable performance of rechargeable batteries; J.-Y. Shin,* T. Yamada, H. Yoshikawa,* K. Awaga,* H. Shinokubo,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53(12), 3096-3101. (journal frontispiece)

  • Photodynamics of [26]- and [28]hexaphyrin-bodipy hybrids; J.-Y. Shin,* K. Kim, J. M. Lim, T. Tanaka, D. Kim,* K. Kim,* H. Shinokubo, A. Osuka, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20(16) 4574-4582. (journal frontispiece)

  • A 3-pyridyl-5,15-diazaporphyrin nickel(II) complex as a bidentate metalloligand for transition metals; A. Yamaji, J.-Y. Shin, Y. Miyake, H. Shinokubo,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014,  53(50), 13924-13927.

  • Selective synthesis of a [32]octaphyrin( bis(palladium) complex by a metal-templated strategy; H. Kido, J.-Y. Shin, H. Shinokubo,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52(51), 13727-13730.

  • Carbolithiation of meso-aryl-substituted 5,15-diazaporphyrin selectively provides 3-alkylated diazachlorins; A. Yamaji, S. Hiroto, J.-Y. Shin, H. Shinokubo,* Chem. Commun. 2013, 49(44), 5064-5066.

  • Gram-scale synthesis of nickel(II) norcorrole: the smallest antiaromatic porphyrinoid; T. Ito, Y. Hayashi, S. Shimizu, J.-Y. Shin, N. Kobayashi, H. Shinokubo,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51(34), 8542-8545. 

  • Synthesis of a class of 5-((5-(pyrrol-2-yl-methylene)-pyrrol-2-yl)methylene)- furan-2-ones and the formation of a furanone dipyrrin imino ether; J.-Y. Shin, D. Dolphin,* New. J. Chem. 2011, 35(11), 2483-2487. 



  • Structural studies of the self-assemblies created with dipyrrins; J.-Y. Shin, B. O. Patrick, S. B. Son, J. R. Hahn, D. Dolphin,* Bull. Kor. Chem. Soc. 2010, 31(4), 1004-1013. 

  • Linear fully conjugated meso-aryl pentapyrrins; J.-Y. Shin, S. S. Hepperle, D. Dolphin,* Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50(49), 6909-6912.

  • Observation of coexistence of 1D and 2D nanostructures in cobalt dipyrromethene trimer complexes adsorbed on a graphite surface; S. B. Son, S. J. Lee, J. R. Hahn,* L. Ma, J-Y. Shin, D. Dolphin, Appl. Surface Sci. 2009. 256(4), 1176-1179.

  • Self-assembly of oligomeric linear dipyrromethene metal complexes; Q. Miao, J.-Y. Shin, B. O. Patrick, D. Dolphin,* Chem. Commun. 2009, 2541-2543.

  • Facile synthesis of dicyanovinyl-di(meso-aryl)dipyrromethenes via a dipyrromethene-DDQ adduct; J.-Y. Shin,* B. O. Patrick,D. Dolphin,* Org. Biomol. Chem. 2009, 7(10), 2032-2035.

  • Oxidized forms of a tripyrrane: alpha-tripyrrinone, beta-tripyrrinone and a C-2 symmetric hexapyrrole; J.-Y. Shin, S. S. Hepperle, B. O. Patrick, D. Dolphin,* Chem. Commun. 2009, 2323-2325.

  • BODIPY-hexaphyrin hybrids; J.-Y. Shin, T. Tanaka, A. Osuka, Q.* Miao, D. Dolphin,* Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15(47), 12955-12959.

  • Facile Synthesis of Unsubstituted beta,beta'-Linked Diformyldipyrromethanes; Z. Zhang, J.-Y. Shin, D.Dolphin,* J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73(23), 9515-9517.

  • Self-assembly via intermolecular hydrogen-bonding between o-/m-/p-NH2 and BF2 groups on dipyrromethenes; J.-Y. Shin, B. O. Patrick, D. Dolphin,* Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49(38), 5515-5518.

  • Facile synthesis of large meso-pentafluorophenyl-substituted expanded Porphyrins; Y. Tanaka, J.-Y. Shin, A. Osuka,* Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 1341-1349.

  • Möbius aromaticity in N-fused [24]pentaphyrin upon Rh(I) metalation; K. P. Jong, S. Y. Zin, M.-C. Yoon, S. K. Kil, S. Mori, J.-Y. Shin, A. Osuka,* D. Kim,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130(6), 1824-1825.

  • Conformational flexibility of dipyrromethenes: supramolecular assemblies with hydroquinones; J.-Y. Shin, B. O. Patrick, D. Dolphin,* CrystEngComm 2008, 10(8), 960-962.

  • Structure, formation and catalytic studies of a meso-palladioporphyrin intermediate in a Heck reaction; M. Y. Jiang, J.-Y. Shin, B. O. Patrick, D. Dolphin,* Dalton Trans. 2008, 2598-2602.

  • Metal complexes of dipyrromethenes linked by rigid spacer arms; L. Ma, J.-Y. Shin, B. O. Patrick, D. Dolphin,* CrystEngComm 200810(11), 1539-1541.

  • Group 12 metal complexes of [26]hexaphyrin(; S. Mori, S. Shimizu, J.-Y. Shin, A. Osuka,* Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46(11), 4374-4376.

  • New Zn complex derivatives for red OLEDs host materials; A.-R. Hyun, S.-K. Kim, I.-N. Kang, J.-W. Park,* J.-Y. Shin, O.-K. Song, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 2007, 463, 315-321.



  • N-fused pentaphyrins and their rhodium complexes: Oxidation-induced rhodium rearrangement; S. Mori, J.-Y. Shin, S. Shimizu, F. Ishikawa, H. Furuta, A. Osuka,* Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11(8), 2417-2425.

  • Protonated dipyrromethenes and tetrahalozinc anions as synthons in the solid state; J.-Y. Shin, D. Dolphin,* B. O. Patrick, Cryst. Growth & Design 2004, 4(4), 659-661.

  • Regioselective nucleophilic substitution reaction of meso-hexakis(pentafluorophenyl) substituted [26]hexaphyrin; M. Suzuki, S. Shimizu, J.-Y. Shin, A. Osuka,* Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44(24) 4597-4601.

  • Ring size selective synthesis of meso-aryl expanded porphyrins; R. Taniguchi, S. Shimizu, M. Suzuki, J.-Y. Shin, H. Furuta, A. Osuka,* Tetrahedron Lett. 2003, 44(12) 2505-2507.

  • Perfluorinated meso-Aryl Substituted Expaned Porphyrins; S. Shimizu, J.-Y. Shin, H. Furuta,* R. Ismael, A. Osuka,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2003, 42(1) 78-82.

  • meso-Aryl-substituted expanded porphyrins; J.-Y. Shin, H. Furuta,* K. Yoza, S. Igarashi, A. Osuka,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123(29) 7190-7191.

  • N-Fused Pentaphyrin; J.-Y. Shin, H. Furuta,* A. Osuka,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2001, 40(3) 619-621.



  • Orientation effects on excited state dynamics of zinc porphyrin-free base porphyrin-pyromellitimide triads; A. Osuka,* J.-Y. Shin, R. Yoneshima, H. Shiratori, T. Ohno, K. Nozaki, Y. Nishimura, I. Yamazaki, S. Taniguchi, T. Shimizu, T. Okada, J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines 1999, 3(8) 729-741.

  • An efficient model of cytochrome P-450, monooxygenase reactivity; Polymer-supported metalloprotoporphyrin IX (M=Fe, Mn); J.-Y. Shin, K. A. Kim, H. G. Kim, I. R. Paeng,* D. G. Kim, K. J. Paeng, Bull. Kor. Chem. Soc. 1998,19(8) 875-878.

  • Simultaneous observation of Fe-F and F-Fe-F stretching vibrations of fluoride anion ligated tetraphenylporphyrin iron(III) by resonance Raman spectroscopy; I. R. Paeng,* J.-Y. Shin, H. Nam, D. G. Kim, K. J. Paeng, Bull. Kor. Chem. Soc. 1997, 18(7) 730-733.


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