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KATAOKA Hiroki, Ph.D. / Senior Assistant Professor

Division of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Research Topics

1. Design and synthesis of novel nucleoside analogues for the antiviral or anti-cancer agent.

2. Discovery of novel fullerene derivatives for antioxidant and any therapeutic agents.

Research in our group is focused on medicinal chemistry on the basis of nucleic acid and fullerene for development of novel bioactive compounds.

Representative Publications

Kataoka H., Ohe T., Takahashi K., Nakamura S., Mashino T., Novel fullerene derivatives as dual inhibitors of hepatitis C virus NS5B polymerase and NS3/4A protease, Bioorg Med Chem Lett, 26(19), 4565–4567(2016).