Selected Publications

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81.Real-Time Detection of Glyphosate by a Water-Gated Organic Field-Effect Transistor with a Microfluidic Chamber

Asano, K.; Didier, P.; Ohshiro, K.; Lobato-Dauzier, N.; Genot, A.; Minamiki, T.; Fujii, T.; Minami, T.

Langmuir 202137, 7305-7311.

80.Towards Food Freshness Monitoring: Coordination Binding–based Colorimetric Sensor Array for Sulfur–containing Amino Acids

Lyu, X.; Tang, W.; Sasaki, Y.; Zhao, J.; Zheng, T.; Tian Y.; Minami, T.

Front. Chem. 2021, 9, 449.

Invited Paper for Special Issue Suprastars of Chemistry

79.Detection of polyamines by an extended gate-type organic transistor functionalized with a carboxylate attached 1,3,4-thiadiazole derivative

Asano, K.; Sasaki, Y.; Zhou, Q.; Mitobe, R.; Tang, W.; Lyu, X.; Kamiko, M.; Tanaka, H.; Yamagami, K.; Hagiya, K.; Minami, T.

J. Mater. Chem. C 2021, 9, 11690-11697.

Invited Paper for Special Issue Journal of Materials Chemistry C Emerging Investigators 2021

Selected as Journal of Materials Chemistry C HOT Papers

78.A polythiophene-based chemosensor array for Japanese rice wine (sake) tasting

Lyu, X.; Matsumoto, A.; Minami, T.

Polym. J. 2021, 53, 1287-1291.(Rising Stars -2021-)

77.A Printed Paper-Based Anion Sensor Array for Multi-Analyte Classification: Application to On-Site Quantification of Glyphosate

Zhang, Z.; Hamedpor, V.; Lyu, X.; Sasaki, Y.; Minami, T.

ChemPlusChem 2021, 86, 798-802.

Highlighted by “Willy ChemistryViews”

R35. Indicator Displacement Assay-based Chemosensor Arrays for Saccharides using Off-the-Shelf Materials toward Simultaneous On-site Detection on Paper

Sasaki, Y.; Lyu, X.; Zhou, Q.; Minami, T.

Chem. Lett. 2021, 50, 987-995.

Invited Paper for  “Vol. 50 Commemorative Highlight Review

75.Flexible organic thin-film transistor immunosensor printed on a one-micron-thick film

Minamiki, T.; Minami, T.; Chen, Y. P.; Mano, T.; Takeda, Y.; Fukuda, K.; Tokito, S.

Commun. Mater.  2021, 2, 8.

Highlighted by Nature Portfolio Device & Materials Engineering Community

74.96-well Microtiter Plate Made of Paper: A Printed Chemosensor Array for Quantitative Detection of Saccharides

Lyu, X.; Hamedpour, V.; Sasaki, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Minami, T.

Anal. Chem.  2021, 93, 1179-1184.

R33.Organic Transistor-based Chemical Sensors with Self-Assembled Monolayers

Minami, T.

J. Incl. Phenom. Macrocycl. Chem. in press.

Invited Paper for “SHGSC Japan Award of Excellence 2020”


72.Easy-to-Prepare Mini-Chemosensor Array for Simultaneous Detection of Cysteine and Glutathione Derivatives

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

ACS Appl. Bio Mater. 2021, 4, 2113-2119.

Invited Paper for a Forum on Biospecies Sensors

71.Extended gate-type organic transistor functionalized with molecularly imprinted polymer for taurine detection

Zhou, Q.; Wang, M.; Yagi, S.; Minami, T.

Nanoscale 202113, 100 – 107.

Invited Paper for Special Issue “Nanoscale Emerging Investigators 2021”

R31.Molecular self-assembled chemosensors and their arrays

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

Coord. Chem. Rev. 2021, 429, 213607.

Invited Paper for Special issueSensors and Logic Gates

R30. “Extended-gate type Organic Field-effect Transistors for the Detection of Potential Psychological Stress Markers

Didier, P.; Blomenkamp H.; Kubota, R.; Sasaki, Y.; Minami, T.

Sens. Mater. 2021, 33, 211-222.

Special Issue on Sensors and Materials Emerging Investigators” in Japan, Guest Editor: Tsuyoshi Minami

R28.Design of Supramolecular Sensors and Their Applications to Optical Chips and Organic Devices

Minami, T.

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2021, 94, 24–33 (Award Account).


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. 2020, 26, 14525–14529. (Selected as Very Important Paper)

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. 2020, 26,  16236-16240.

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”.

R27.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.

R22.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.


Gold Open Access Article

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.

This article was highlighted in JACS Spotlights: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15965.

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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