Poolsak Sahakitpichan, Ph.D.


Affiliation: Laboratory of Natural Products (R603; Ext. 1608)
Office: R6xx (Ext. 1615)
E-mail: poolsak@cri.or.th


1983B.Sc. (Chemistry)Srinakharinwirot University (Prasarnmitr), Thailand
1990Ph.D. (Organic Chemistry)Mahidol University, Thailand
1996-1997Postdoctoral TrainingKyoto University, Japan

Research Interests

  • Heterocycles and alkaloids syntheses
  • Oxygen heterocycles syntheses
  • Metal-mediated reactions

Selected Publications

  1. Sirion U, Purintawarrakun S, Sahakitpichan P, Saeeng R. An Efficient Method for the Selective Synthesis of 2-Deoxy-2-iodo-glycosides by O-Glycosidation of D-Glucal using I₂-Cu(OAc)₂. Carbohydr. Res. 2010 345: 2401-2407.
  2. Sahakitpichan P, Disadee W, Ruchirawat S, Kanchanapoom T. L-(-)-(N-trans-Cinnamoyl)-arginine, an Acylamino Acid from Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC. Molecules 2010; 15: 6186-6192.
  3. Phakhodee W, Ploypradith P, Sahakitpichan P, Ruchirawat S. A New Synthetic Approach towards Isoquinobenzazepinone and Isoindolinobenzazepinone using Acid-Mediated Cyclisation and Heck Reaction. Tetrahedron 2009; 65: 351-356.
  4. Phakhodee W, Sahakitpichan P, Deechongkit S, Ruchirawat S. Investigation of the Acid-mediated Cyclisation of Amide Acetal for the Synthesis of Benzazepinone. Heterocycles 2008; 75: 1963-1970.
  5. Ploypradith P, Petchmanee T, Sahakitpichan P, Litvinas ND, Ruchirawat S. Total Synthesis of Natural and Unnatural Lamellarins with Saturated and Unsaturated D-Rings. J. Org. Chem. 2006; 71: 9440-9448.
  6. Sahakitpichan P, Thasana N, Ruchirawat S. Efficient Synthesis of Diospyrol via Suzuki-Miyaura and Modified In Situ Cross-coupling. Synthesis 2005; 17: 2934-2938.
  7. Ploypradith P, Mahidol C, Sahakitpichan P, Wongbundit S, Ruchirawat S. A Highly Efficient Synthesis of Lamellarins K and L by the Michael Addition/Ring-Closure Reaction of Benzyldihydroisoquinoline Derivatives with Ethoxycarbonyl-beta-nitrostyrenes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004; 43: 866-868.
  8. Sahakitpichan P, Ruchirawat S. A Practical and Highly Efficient Synthesis of Lennoxamine and Related Isoindolobenzazepines. Tetrahedron 2004; 60: 4169-4172.
  9. Ruchirawat S, Sahakitpichan P. Highly Efficient Synthesis of Buflavine: A Unique Amaryllidaceae Alkaloid. Tetrahedron Lett. 2003; 44: 5239-5241.
  10. Saeeng R, Sirion U, Sahakitpichan P, Isobe M. Iodine Catalyzes C-Glycosidation of D-Glucal with Silylacetylene. Tetrahedron Lett. 2003; 44: 6211-6215.