Arthit Makarasen, Ph.D.


Affiliation: Laboratory of Organic Synthesis (R303A; Ext. 1310)
Office: R311 (Ext. 1309)


2001B.Sc. (Chemistry)Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
2004M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)Kasetsart University, Thailand
2009Ph.D. (Bioagricultural Science)Nagoya University, Japan

Research Interests

  • Organic and bioorganic chemistry, total synthesis of biologically active natural products and its analogs
  • Synthetic methodologies of heterocyclic compounds via palladium-mediated cross-coupling
  • Protein modification which can be applied toward immunological assays

Selected Publications

  1. Duangthongyou T, Makarasen A, Techasakul S, Chimnoi N, Siripaisarnpipat S. (-)-Crebanine. Acta Cryst. 2011; E67: o402.
  2. Makarasen A, Yoza K, Isobe M. Higher Structure of Cereulide, an Emetic Toxin from Bacillus cereus, and Special Comparison with Valinomycin, an Antibiotic from Streptomyces fulvissimus. Chem. Asian. J. 2009; 4: 688-698.
  3. Makarasen A, Nishikawa T, Isobe M. Synthesis of Four Lysine-Linked Cereulide Analogs Showing Ionophoric Activity Towards Potassium Cations as Lead Compounds for Emetic Toxin-Detection by Immunoassays. Synthesis 2009; in press.
  4. Makarasen A, Kuse M, Nishikawa T, Isobe M. Substituent Effect of Imino-O-arenesulfonates, a Coupling Partner in Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction for Substitution of Pyrazine Rings: A Study for the Synthesis of Coelenterazine Analogs. Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 2009; in press.