Hou, Duen-Ren
Name Hou, Duen-Ren
Phone: (03) 4227151 ext. 65981
Professional field:
Organic Chemistry
Research Interest Development of various methodologies for organic synthesis, including new reactions, catalysis, asymmetry synthesis, and natural product synthesis.
Country School Name Department Degree
2015.08 ~ 2018.07
2011.01 ~ 0000.01
2006.01 ~ 2011.01
2003.01 ~ 2006.01
2001.01 ~ 2003.01
2000.01 ~ 2001.01
1998.01 ~ 2000.01
Personal Honor
Honor Category Year Award Name Awarding Unit
Inside School Honor 2011
Personal Research
Personal Journal
  1. Chi-Yun Liu, Venkatachalam Angamuthu, Wei-Chen Chen, and Duen-Ren Hou. "Synthesis of Methyl l-Kijanosides by Regio-and Stereoselective Ring Opening of 2-Oxazolidinone-Fused Aziridines. " Organic Letters, 2020, 22(6), 2246-2250.
  1. She-Hung Chan, Wohn-Jenn Leu, Sharada Prasanna Swain, Jui-Ling Hsu, Duen-Ren Hou, and Jih-Hwa Guh."Mechanistic Study of Triazole Based Aminodiol Derivatives in Leukemic Cells—Crosstalk between Mitochondrial Stress-Involved Apoptosis and Autophagy."International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2020, 21(7), 2470.
  1. Le Thi Ngoc Chuc, Thi Anh Hong Nguyen and Duen-Ren Hou. "Acid–base-sensitive allylic oxidation of 2-allylbenzoic acids to form phthalides. "Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, 2020 18(14), 2758-2768.
  1. Hsin-Ying Wu, Wei-Yi Wang, Chia-Chi FengChia-Chi Feng, Chia-Chi Feng, Duen-Ren Hou, "Asymmetric Synthesis of Nabscessin A from Inositol and d-Camphor. " The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2020, 85(20), 13153-13159.
  1. Yi-Hua Sheng, Wohn-Jenn Leu, Ching-Nung Chen, Jui-Ling Hsu, Ying-Tung Liu, Lih-Ching Hsu, Duen-Ren Hou,Jih-Hwa Guh, "The (+)-Brevipolide H Displays Anticancer Activity against Human Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: The Role of Oxidative Stress and Akt/mTOR/p70S6K-Dependent Pathways in G1 Checkpoint Arrest and Apoptosis." Molecules, 2020, 25(12), 2929.
  1. Ya-Ching Chang, Yu-Ling Tseng, Wohn-Jenn Leu, Chi-Min Du, Yi-Huei Jiang, Lih-Ching Hsu, Jui-Ling Hsu, Duen-Ren Hou, Jih-Hwa Guh, "Discovery of novel agents on spindle assembly checkpoint to sensitize vinorelbine-induced mitotic cell death against human non-small cell lung cancers." International journal of molecular sciences, 2020, 21(16), 5608.
  1. YuChun Wu, Yi Jhong, HuiJie Lin, Sharada Prasanna Swain, HuiHsu Gavin Tsai, DuenRen Hou, "Organocatalyzed Enantioselective Michael Addition of 2Hydroxypyridines and α,βUnsaturated 1,4Dicarbonyl Compounds." Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2019, 361(21), 4966-4982.
  1. Trimurtulu, Kotipalli and Duen-Ren Hou "Synthesis of 3-Bromoindenes from 4-Alkynyl Alcohols/Sulfonamides and Aldehydes via Prins Cyclization, Ring-Opening and Friedel-Crafts Reactions." Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2019, 8(8), 1561-1571.
  1. Kotipalli, Trimurtulu, and Duen-Ren Hou "Synthesis of Indenes by a BF3· OEt2-Mediated, One-Pot Reaction of Aryl Homopropargyl Alcohols, Aldehydes, and Arenes." Organic letters, 2018, 20(16), 4787-4790.
  1. Agata Szymaszkiewicz, Marta Zielinska, Kun Li, Mani Ramanathan, Safiul Alam,  Duen-Ren Hou, Jakub Fichna, Martin Storr "Novel derivatives of 1, 2, 3-triazole,
  2. cannabinoid-1 receptor ligands modulate gastrointestinal motility in mice." Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's archives of pharmacology, 2018, 391(4), 435-444.
  1. Venkatachalam Angamuthu, Wen-Jung Chang, Duen-Ren Hou. "Anti-addition of Dimethylsulfoxonium Methylide to Acyclic α, β-Unsaturated Ketones and Its Application in Formal Synthesis of an Eicosanoid." ACS Omega, 2017, 2(8), 4088-4099.
  1. Min-Ching Chung , Yung-Hsiang Chan , Wen-Jung Chang and Duen-Ren Hou. "Synthesis of 2, 3-dihydro-1 H-pyrroles by intramolecular cyclization of N-(3-butynyl)-sulfonamides." Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 2017, 15(17), 3783-3790.
  1. Le Thi Ngoc Chuc, Cheng-Sheng Chen, Wei-Shang Lo, Po-Chuan Shen, Yi-Chen Hsuan, Hui-Hsu Gavin Tsai, Fa-Kuen Shieh, Duen-Ren Hou."Long-Range Olefin Isomerization Catalyzed by Palladium (0) Nanoparticles." ACS Omega, 2017, 2(2), 698-711.
  1. Wohn-Jenn Leu, Sharada Prasanna Swain, She-Hung Chan, Jui-Ling Hsu, Shih-Ping Liu, Mei-Ling Chan, Chia-Chun Yu, Lih-Ching Hsu, Yen-Lin Chou, Wei-Ling Chang, Duen-Ren Hou, Jih-Hwa Guh. "Non-immunosuppressive triazole-based small molecule induces anticancer activity against human hormone-refractory prostate cancers: the role in inhibition of PI3K/AKT/mTOR and c-Myc signaling pathways." Oncotarget, 2016, 7(47), 76995.
  1. ChengYu Chung, Venkatachalam Angamuthu, LongShiang Li, DuenRen Hou. "PalladiumCatalyzed Allylic Substitution for the Synthesis of Pericosines." Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2016, 5(11), 1327-1333.
  1. Ya-Jen Chang, Yi-Chen Hsuan, Alan Chuan-Ying Lai, Yun-Chiann Han, Duen-Ren Hou. "Synthesis of α-C-Galactosylceramide via Diastereoselective Aziridination: The New Immunostimulant 4′-epi-C-Glycoside of KRN7000." Organic letters, 2016, 18(4), 808-811.
  1. Ching-Nung Chen , Duen-Ren Hou. "Enantioselective synthesis of (+)-brevipolide H." Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 2016, 14(28), 6762-6768.
  1. Sharada Prasanna Swain, YenLin Chou, DuenRen Hou. "Thioesterifications Free of Activating Agent and Thiol: A ThreeComponent Reaction of Carboxylic Acids, Thioureas, and Michael Acceptors." Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 2015, 357(12), 2644-2650.