Selected Publications

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R7.Molecular self-assembled chemosensors and their arrays

Sasaki, Y.; Kubota, R.; Minami, T.

Coord. Chem. Rev. in press.

69.A Water‐Gated Organic Thin‐Film Transistor for Glyphosate Detection: A Comparative Study with Fluorescence Sensing

Sasaki, Y.; Asano, K.; Minamiki, T.; Zhang, Z.; Takizawa, S; Kubota, R.; Minami, T.

Chem. – Eur. J. in press.

R5.Design of Supramolecular Sensors and Their Applications to Optical Chips and Organic Devices

Minami, T.

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. in press (Award Account).

68.Supramolecular Sensor for Astringent Procyanidin C1: Fluorescent Artificial Tongue for Wine Components

Sasaki, Y.; Ito, S.; Zhang, Z.; Lyu, X.; Takizawa, S; Kubota, R.; Minami, T.

Chem. – Eur. J. in press.

67.Accurate chiral pattern recognition for amines from just a single chemosensor

Sasaki, Y.; Kojima, S.; Hamedpour, V.; Kubota, R.; Takizawa, S; Yoshikawa, I.; Houjou, H.; Kubo, Y.; Minami, T.

Chem. Sci. 2020, 11, 3790–3796.

Invited Paper for contribution to the special collection on “2020 Chemical Science HOT Article” and “The Mechanics of Supramolecular Chemistry”.

65.Porous microneedles on a paper for screening test of prediabetes

Lee, H.; Bonfante, G.; Sasaki, Y.: Takama, N.; Minami, T.; Kim, B.

Med. Devices Sens. 2020, 3, e10109.

64.A light-inducible Hedgehog signaling activator modulates proliferation and differentiation of neural cells

Misawa, R.; Minami, T.; Okamoto, A.; Ikeuchi, Y.

ACS Chem. Biol. 2020, 15, 1595–1603.

61.Microfluidic System with Extended-Gate-Type Organic Transistor for Real-Time Glucose Monitoring

Didier, P.; Lobato-Dauzier, N.; Clément, N.; Genot, A. J.; Sasaki, Y.; Leclerc, É.; Minamiki, T.; Sakai, Y.; Fujii, T.; Minami, T.

ChemElectroChem 2020, 7, 1332–1336.

Invited Paper for contribution to the special collection on “Electrochemical Sensing”.

R4.Protein Assays on Organic Electronics: Rational Device and Material Designs for Organic Transistor-Based Sensors

Minamiki, T.; Kubota, R.; Sasaki, Y.; Asano, K.; Minami, T.

ChemistryOpen 2020, 9, 573–581 (Invited Paper, selected as Frontispice).


56.Simplest Chemosensor Array for Phosphorylated Saccharides

Sasaki, Y.; Leclerc, É.; Hamedpour, V.; Kubota, R.; Takizawa, S.; Sakai, Y.; Minami, T.

Anal. Chem. 201991, 15570–15576.

55.Simple Colorimetric Chemosensor Array for Oxyanions: Quantitative Assay for Herbicide Glyphosate

Hamedpour, V.; Sasaki, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Kubota, R.; Minami, T.

Anal. Chem. 2019, 91, 13627–13632.

R3.Chemical Sensing Platforms Based on Organic Thin-Film Transistors Functionalized with Artificial Receptors

Kubota, R.; Sasaki, Y.; Minamiki, T.; Minami, T.

ACS Sens. 2019, 4, 2571–2587 (Invited Paper).


50.An electrolyte-gated polythiophene transistor for the detection of biogenic amines in water

Minamiki, T.; Hashima, Y.; Sasaki, Y.; Minami, T.

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 6907–6910.

Invited Paper for Special Issue “ChemComm Emerging Investigators 2018”
and ChemComm Twitter advertised the article.

49.Easy and green preparation of a graphene–TiO2 nanohybrid using a supramolecular biomaterial consisting of artificially bifunctionalized proteins and its application for a perovskite solar cell

Hashima, Y.; Ishikawa, Y.; Raifuku, I.; Inoue, I.; Okamoto, N.; Yamashita, I.; Minami, T.; Uraoka, Y.

Nanoscale 2018, 10, 19249–19253.


46.Supramolecular Sensors for Opiates and Their Metabolites

Shcherbakova, E. G.; Zhang, B.; Gozem, S.; Minami, T.; Zavalij, P. Y.; Pushina, M.; Isaacs, L.; Anzenbacher, Jr., P.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017139, 14954–14960.

45.One-step, green synthesis of a supramolecular organogelator based on mellitic triimide for the recognition of aromatic compounds

Mamada, M.; Minami, T.; Katagiri, H.; Omiya, T.; Tokito, S.

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 8834–8837.

44.A molecular self-assembled colourimetric chemosensor array for simultaneous detection of metal ions in water

Sasaki, Y.; Minamiki, T.; Tokito, S.; Minami, T.

Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 6561–6564.

43.Label-Free Direct Electrical Detection of a Histidine-Rich Protein with Sub-Femtomolar Sensitivity using an Organic Field-Effect Transistor

Minamiki, T.+; Sasaki, Y.+; Tokito, S.; Minami, T.

ChemistryOpen 2017, 6, 472–475. (+These authors equally contributed to this paper.)

Invited Paper for contribution to Special Issue Chemosensors.

42.Fluorescence-Based Assay for Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitors

Koutnik, P.; Shcherbakova, E. G.; Gozem, S.; Caglayan, M. G.; Minami, T.; Anzenbacher, Jr., P.

Chem 2017, 2, 271–282.


39.Quantitative analysis of the modeled ATP hydrolysis in water by a colorimetric sensor array

Minami, T.; Emami, F.; Nishiyabu, R.; Kubo, Y.; Anzenbacher, Jr., P.

Chem. Commun.  2016, 52, 7838−7841.


36.Selective nitrate detection by an enzymatic sensor based on an extended-gate type organic field-effect transistor

Minami, T.; Sasaki, Y.; Minamiki, T.; Wakida, S.; Kurita, R.; Niwa, O.; Tokito, S.

Biosens. Bioelectron. 2016, 81, 87−91.

34.Determination of enantiomeric excess of carboxylates by fluorescent macrocyclic sensors

Akdeniz, A.; Minami, T.; Watanabe, S.; Yokoyama, M.; Ema, T.; Anzenbacher, Jr., P.

Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 2016−2022.

32.Antibody- and Label-Free Phosphoprotein Sensor Device Based on an Organic Transistor

Minamiki, T.; Minami, T.; Koutnik, P.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.; Tokito, S.

Anal. Chem. 2016, 88, 1092−1095.



31.A mercury (II) ion sensor device based on an organic field effect transistor with an extended-gate modified by dipicolylamine

Minami, T.; Sasaki, Y.; Minamiki, T.; Koutnik, P.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.; Tokito, S.

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 17666−17668.

30.A novel OFET-based biosensor for the selective and sensitive detection of lactate levels

Minami, T.; Sato, T.; Minamiki, T.; Fukuda, K.; Kumaki, D.; Tokito, S.

Biosens. Bioelectron. 2015, 74, 45−48.


29.An anion sensor based on an organic field-effect transistor

Minami, T.; Minamiki, T.; Tokito, S.

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9491−9494.


26.Determination of Enantiomeric Excess in Amine Derivatives Via Molecular Self-Assemblies

Shcherbakova, E. G.; Minami, T.; Brega, V.; James, T. D.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7130−7133.


25.Printed organic transistors with uniform electrical performance and their application to amplifiers in biosensors

Fukuda, K.; Minamiki, T.; Minami, T.; Watanabe, M.; Fukuda, T.; Kumaki, D.; Tokito, S.

Adv. Electron. Mater. 20151, 1400052.


23.Sensing of Enantiomeric Excess in Chiral Carboxylic Acids

Akdeniz, A.; Mosca, L.; Minami, T.; Anzenbacher, Jr., P.

Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 5770−5773.



20.An extended-gate type organic field effect transistor functionalised by phenylboronic acid for saccharide detection in water

Minami, T.; Minamiki, T.; Hashima, Y.; Yokoyama, D.; Sekine, T.; Fukuda, K.; Kumaki, D.; Tokito, S.

Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 15613−15615.


18.Intramolecular Indicator Displacement Assay for Anions: Supramolecular Sensor for Glyphosate

Minami, T.; Liu, Y.; Akdeniz, A.; Koutnik, P.; Esipenko, N. A.; Nishiyabu, R.; Kubo, Y.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 11396−11401.


17.Accurate and reproducible detection of proteins in water using an extended-gate type organic transistor biosensor

Minamiki, T.; Minami, T.; Kurita, R.; Niwa, O.; Wakida, S.; Fukuda, K.; Kumaki, D.; Tokito, S.

Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014, 104, 243703. 

This article was selected as the most-accessed articles in 2014, 2015, 2016 in Biophysics and Bio-Inspired Systems from Applied Physics Letters.

15.Anion Binding Modes in meso-Substituted Hexapyrrolic Calix-[4]pyrrole Isomers

Chang, K. C.; Minami, T.; Koutnik, P.; Savechenkov, P. Y.; Liu, Y.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 1520−1525.


14. “Turn-on” fluorescent sensor array for basic amino acids in water

Minami, T.; Esipenko, N. A.; Zhang, B.; Isaacs, L.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 61−63.

This article was highlighted in Chemistry World.


13.Multi-Analyte Sensing of Addictive Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drugs

Minami, T.; Esipenko, N. A.; Akdeniz, A.; Zhang, B.; Isaacs, L.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15238−15243.

12.Sensing of Carboxylate Drugs in Urine by a Supramolecular Sensor Array

Liu, Y.; Minami, T.; Nishiyabu, R.; Wang, Z.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 7705−7712.


11.First supramolecular sensor for phosphonate anions

Esipenko, N. A.; Koutnik, P.; Minami, T.; Mosca, L.; Lynch, V. M.; Zyryanov, G. V.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 3617−3623.



9.Supramolecular Sensor for Cancer-Associated Nitrosamines

Minami, T.; Esipenko, N. A.; Zhang, B.; Kozelkova, M. E.; Isaacs, L.; Nishiyabu, R.; Kubo, Y.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 20021−20024.



8.Templated Synthesis of Glycoluril Hexamer and Monofunctionalized Cucurbit[6]uril Derivatives

Lucas, D.; Minami, T.; Iannuzzi, G.; Cao, L.; Wittenberg, J. B.; Anzenbacher Jr., P.; Isaacs, L.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 17966−17976.


6.Shape-controllable gold nanocrystallization using an amphiphilic polythiophene

Minami, T.; Nishiyabu, R.; Iyoda, M.; Kubo, Y.

Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 8603−8605.



4.Amine-triggered molecular capsules using dynamic boronate esterification

Kataoka, K.; Okuyama, S.; Minami, T.; James, T. D.; Kubo, Y.

Chem. Commun. 2009, 13, 1682−1684.



2.Isothiouronium-based amphiphilic gold nanoparticles with a colorimetric response to hydrophobic anions in water: a new strategy for fluoride ion detection in the presence of a phenylboronic acid

Minami, T.; Kaneko, K.; Nagasaki, T.; Kubo, Y.

Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 432−436.

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