1. E. J. Corey and Eric Block, "New Synthetic Approaches to Symmetrical Sulfur-Bridged Carbocycles", J. Org. Chem., 1966, 31, 1663-1668.
  2. Eric Block, "The Synthesis and Chemistry of Sulfur-Bridged Carbocycles", Ph.D. Thesis, 1967, Harvard University.
  3. E.J. Corey and Eric Block, "Sulfur-Bridged Carbocycles. II. Extrusion of the Sulfur Bridge", J. Org. Chem., 1969, 34, 1233-1240.
  4. Eric Block and E. J. Corey, "Sulfur-Bridged Carbocycles. III. Photocyclization of β,β'-Diphenyldivinyl Sulfide", J. Org. Chem., 1969, 34, 896-899.
  5. Eric Block, "The Photochemistry of Organic Sulfur Compounds", Quarterly Reports on Sulfur Chemistry, 1969, 4, (4) 237-351.
  6. R. W. Murray, R. D. Smetana, and E. Block, "Oxidation of Disulfides with Triphenyl Phosphite Ozonide", Tetrahedron Lettt., 1971, 299-302.
  7. Eric Block, "Organic Sulfur Compounds in Organic Synthesis", J. Chem. Educ., 1971, 48, 814-824.
  8. Eric Block, "The Chemistry of Alkyl Thiosulfinate Esters. II. Sulfenic Acids from Dialkyl Thiosulfinate Esters", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1972, 94, 642-644.
  9. Eric Block, "The Chemistry of Alkyl Thiosulfinate Esters. III. tert-Butanethiosulfoxylic Acid", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1972, 94, 644-645.
  10. E. Block, H. W. Orf, and R. E. K. Winter, "The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra of Bicyclo[2.1.0]pentanes: A Comparative Study", Tetrahedron, 1972, 28, 4483-4496.
  11. Eric Block and Harry W. Orf, "The Photocyclization of 1,5-Diphenyl-1,4-pentadiene. A Simple Synthesis of Bicyclo[2.1.0]pentanes", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1972, 94, 8438-8446.
  12. Eric Block and Stuart W. Weidman, "The Chemistry of Alkyl Thiosulfinate Esters. IV. A Mechanistic Study of the Disproportionation Reaction", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1973, 95, 5046-5048.
  13. Eric Block and John O'Connor, "The Chemistry of Alkyl Thiosulfinate Esters. V. A Novel Synthesis of α-Heteroatom Substituted Disulfides", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1973, 95, 5048-5051.
  14. Eric Block, "α-Disulfide Carbonium Ions", J. Org. Chem., 1974, 39, 734-736.
  15. Eric Block, "Some New Disulfide Chemistry", Preprints, Division of Petroleum Chemistry of the American Chemical Society, 1974, 19, 205-218.
  16. Eric Block and John O'Connor, "The Chemistry of Alkyl Thiosulfinate Esters. VI. Preparation and Spectral Studies", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1974, 96, 3921-3929.
  17. Eric Block and John O'Connor, "The Chemistry of Alkyl Thiosulfinate Esters. VII. Mechanistic Studies and Synthetic Applications", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1974, 96, 3929-3944.
  18. Eric Block, Michael D. Bentley, Franklin A. Davis, Irwin B. Douglass, and John A. Lacadie, "Electron Impact Induced Processes of Thermally and Photochemically Labile Organic Sulfur Compounds. A Mass Spectral Study of Dialkyl Thiosulfonates, Disulfides, Trisulfides and α-Disulfones", J. Org. Chem., 1975, 40, 2770-2773.
  19. Eric Block, Robert E. Penn, Robert J. Olsen, and Paul F. Sherwin, "Sulfine", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1976, 98, 1264-1265.
  20. Eric Block, Hans Bock, Shamsher Mohmand, Pavel Rosmus and Bahman Solouki, "Photoelectron Spectrum of CH2SO", Angew. Chem., Intl. Edn. Engl, 1976, 15, 383-384; Angew. Chem., 1976, 88, 380-381.
  21. Eric Block, Eugene R. Corey, Robert E. Penn, Terry L. Renken, and Paul F. Sherwin, "1,3-Dithietane", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1976, 98, 5715-5717.
  22. Eric Block, "Ylides and Carbanionic Compounds of Sulphur, Selenium, and Tellurium", in Organic Compounds of Sulphur, Selenium, and Tellurium, Vol. 4, pp. 78-105, D. R. Hogg, Ed. (A Specialist Periodical Report), The Chemical Society, London, 1977.
  23. H. Bock, B. Solouki, S. Mohmand, E. Block, and L. K. Revelle, "Unstable Intermediates in the Gas Phase. Formation of Thioformaldehyde from Trithiolan", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1977, 287-288.
  24. Eric Block and Larry K. Revelle, "Silacyclobutenes: A Simple Synthesis", J. Am.. Chem. Soc., 1978, 100, 1630-1632.
  25. Robert E. Penn, Eric Block, and Larry K. Revelle, "Methanesulfenic Acid", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1978, 100, 3622-3624.
  26. Eric Block, "Organic Sulfur Compounds in Organic Synthesis: Some Recent Advances", Aldrichimica Acta, 1978, 11, (3), 51-59.
  27. Eric Block, Robert E. Penn, Michael D. Ennis, Terry A. Owens, and Shin-Liang Yu, "Allene Episulfide", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1978, 100, 7436-7437.
  28. Eric Block, "Ylides and Carbanionic Compounds of Sulphur, Selenium and Tellurium", In Organic Compounds of Sulphur, Selenium, and Tellurium, Vol. 5, pp 70-100, D. R. Hogg, Ed. (A Specialist Periodical Report), The Chemical Society, London, 1979.
  29. Eric Block, Robert E. Penn, and Larry K. Revelle, "The Structure and Origin of the Onion Lachrymatory Factor: A Microwave Study", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1979, 101, 2200-2201.
  30. V. F. Kalasinsky, E. Block, D. E. Powers, and W. C. Harris, "Matrix-Isolation Studies and Ring Conformation of 1,3-Dithietane", Appl. Spectrosc., 1979, 33, 361-364.
  31. D. E. Powers, C. A. Arrington, W. C. Harris, E. Block, and V. F. Kalasinsky, "Infrared Spectra of Matrix-Isolated Sulfine, CH2SO", J. Phys. Chem., 1979, 83, 1890-1892.
  32. Eric Block, Larry K. Revelle, and Ali A. Bazzi, "The Lachrymatory Factor of the Onion: An NMR Study", Tetrahedron Lett., 1980, 21, 1277-1280.
  33. Eric Block, Ali A. Bazzi, and Larry K. Revelle, "The Dimer of the Onion Lachrymatory Factor: The First Stable 1,2-Dithietane Derivative", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1980, 102, 2490-2492.
  34. Eric Block, Ali A. Bazzi, Joseph B. Lambert, Steven M. Wharry, Kenneth K. Andersen, Donald C. Dittmer, Bhalchandra H. Patwardhan and David J. H. Smith, "Carbon-13 and Oxygen-17 NMR Studies of Organosulfur Compounds: The Four-Membered Ring Sulfone Effect", J. Org. Chem., 1980, 45, 4807-4810.
  35. Eric Block, "Oxidation and Reduction of Sulphides", in Supplement E: The Chemistry of Ethers, Crown Ethers, Hydroxyl Groups and Their Sulphur Analogues, Part 1, Ch. 13, pp. 539-608, S. Patai, Ed. (The Chemistry of Functional Groups Series), John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1980.
  36. Eric Block, "Synthetic Applications of Sulphonium Salts and Sulphonium Ylides", in The Chemistry of Sulphonium Group, Part 2, Ch. 16, pp. 673-702, C. J. M. Stirling, Ed. (The Chemistry of Functional Groups Series), John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1981.
  37. Eric Block, "Ylides and Carbanionic Compounds of Sulphur", in Organic Compounds of Sulphur, Selenium, and Tellurium, Vol. 6, pp. 79-111, D. R. Hogg, Ed. (A Specialist Periodical Report), Royal Society of Chemistry, London, 1981.
  38. Eric Block, "New Sulphine Chemistry", In Organic Sulfur Chemistry, R. Kh. Freidlina and A. E. Skorova, Ed., Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1981, pp. 15-34.
  39. Eric Block, Robert E. Penn, Ali A. Bazzi, and Dieter Cremer, "The Syn-Effect in Sulfines and Carbonyl Oxides: Conformational Preferences of CH3CHSO and CH3CHOO" Tetrahedron Lett., 1981, 22, 29-32.
  40. Eric Block "Low Molecular-Weight Organosulfur Compounds in Nature: The Search for New Pesticides", in Sulfur in Pesticide Action and Metabolism, ACS Symposium Series, No. 158, 1981, pp. 1-16, J. D. Rosen, P.S. Magee, and J.E. Casida, Ed.
  41. E. Block, E. R. Corey, R. E. Penn, T. L. Renken, P. F. Sherwin, H. Bock, T. Hirabayshi, S. Mohmand, and B. Solouki, "Synthesis and Thermal Decomposition of 1,3-Dithietane and its S-Oxides", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1982, 104, 3119-3130.
  42. Eric Block and Mohammad Aslam, "A New Sulfene Synthesis", Tetrahedron Lett., 1982, 23, 4203-4206.
  43. Eric Block and Ali A. Bazzi, "The Chemistry of Sulfines. 9. A Novel Synthesis of α-Chloroalkyl Alkanethiosulfonate Esters", Tetrahedron Lett., 1982, 23, 4569-4572.
  44. Eric Block, "Science Year in Review: Organic Chemistry" in 1984 Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1983, 264-267.
  45. Eric Block and Mohammad Aslam, α-Haloalkanesulfonyl Bromides in Organic Synthesis. 1. Formation and Base-Induced Reactions of α,β-Unsaturated Bromomethyl Sulfones," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1983, 105, 6164-6165.
  46. Eric Block, Mohammad Aslam, Venkatachalam Eswarakrishnan, and Alan Wall, "α-Haloalkanesulfonyl Bromides in Organic Synthesis. 2. A Useful New 1,3-Diene Synthesis", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1983, 105, 6164-6165.
  47. Joseph B. Lambert, Stephen M. Wharry, Eric Block, and Ali A. Bazzi, "The Four-Membered Ring Chemical Shift Anomaly", J. Org. Chem., 1983, 48, 3982-3985.
  48. Eric Block, "Deoxygenation of Diols", Organic Reactions, 1984, 30, 457-531.
  49. Eric Block, "Thietanes, Thietes and Fused-ring Derivatives" in Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry, Part 5, Ch. 5.14, 403-447, W. Lwowski, Ed., Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1984.
  50. Eric Block, "Science Year in Review: Organic Chemistry" in 1985 Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1984, 264-267.
  51. Eric Block, Mohammad Aslam, Rajeshwari Iyer, Jon Zubieta and John Hutchinson, "α-Haloalkanesulfonyl Bromides in Organic Synthesis. 3. α-Alkylidene Ketones and 1,3-Oxathiole 3,3-Dioxides from Trimethylsilyl Enol Ethers", J. Org. Chem., 1984, 49, 3664-3666.
  52. Eric Block, Saleem Ahmad, Mahendra K. Jain, Roger W. Crecely, Rafael Apitz-Castro, and Maria R. Cruz, "(E,Z)-Ajoene: A Potent Antithrombotic Agent from Garlic", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1984, 106, 8295-8296.
  53. Eric Block, Venkatachalam Eswarakrishnan, and Kassu Gebreyes, "α-Haloalkane-sulfonyl Bromides in Organic Synthesis. 4. Regioselective γ-Deprotonation of α,β-Unsaturated Sulfones. A Simple Synthesis of 2-Alkyl-1,3-butadienes", Tetrahedron Lett., 1984, 25, 5469-5472.
  54. Eric Block and Alan Wall, "2-Thiabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene endo-2-Oxide Derivatives: Stereospecific Formation, Rearrangement to Bicyclic Sultenes, and Conversion to 5-Alkylidene-2-cyclopentenones", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, 107, 1783-1784.
  55. Eric Block, "The Chemistry of Garlic and Onions", Scientific American, 1985, 252, 114-119.
  56. Eric Block, "Science Year in Review: Organic Chemistry" in 1986 Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1985, 271-274.
  57. Eric Block and Alan Wall, "Synthesis of Methanethial S-Oxide (Sulfine) and Alkanethial S,S-Dioxides by Fluorodesilylation. Stereochemistry of Their Cyclopentadiene Diels-Alder Adducts", Tetrahedron Lett., 1985, 26, 1425-1428.
  58. Eric Block and Mohammad Aslam, "Serendipitous Synthesis of Alkyl Trimethylsilyldithioformates by Trapping of Bis(trimethylsilyl)thione with Alkanesulfenic Acids. Synthesis of Bis- and Tris(trimethylsilyl)methanethiols", Tetrahedron Lett., 1985, 26, 2259-2262.
  59. Eric Block and Saleem Ahmad, "Organic Synthesis with Allylic Sulfur Compounds: Reactions of 13-Thiabicyclo[8.2.1]tridec-5-ene Ring System", Phosphorus and Sulfur, 1985, 25, 139-145.
  60. Mohammad Aslam, Ruth A. Bartlett, Eric Block, Marilyn M. Olmstead, Philip P. Power, and Gary E. Siegel, "The First X-ray Crystal Structural Characterizations of Alkali Metal Alkyl Thiolates: X-ray Crystal Structures of [Li2(THF)4{SCH(SiMe3)2}2] and [Li2(THF)3.5{SC(SiMe3)3}2]," J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1985, 1674-1675.
  61. Eric Block and Mohammad Aslam, "2-(Tetrahydrofuranyl)- and 2-(Tetrahydro-pyranyl)(thiomethyl)lithium: Methanethiol Carbanion Equivalents," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, 107, 6729-6731.
  62. Eric Block and Saleem Ahmad, "Unusually Facile Thio-Claisen Rearrangement of 1-Alkenyl 2-Alkenyl Sulfoxides: A New Sulfine Synthesis, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, 107, 6731-6732.
  63. Eric Block and Venkatachalam Eswarakrishnan, "A Simple Synthesis of 4-Methyl-thio-1,2-dithiolane: The Photosynthesis Inhibitor of the Green Alga Chara Globularis," Phosphorus Sulfur, 1986, 26, 101-104.
  64. Eric Block, "Antithrombotic Agent of Garlic: A Lesson from 5000 Years of Folk Medicine" in Folk Medicine: The Art and the Science, R.P. Steiner, Ed., American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. 1986, 125-137.
  65. Eric Block, Mohammad Aslam, Venkatachalam Eswarakrishnan, Kassu Gebreyes, John Hutchinson, Raji Iyer, Jean-Alex Laffitte, and Alan Wall, "α-Haloalkanesulfonyl Bromides in Organic Synthesis. 5. Versatile Reagents for the Synthesis of Conjugated Polyenes, Enones and 1,3-Oxathiole 1,1-Dioxides," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1986, 108, 4568-4580.
  66. Eric Block, "Science Year in Review: Organic Chemistry" in 1987 Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1986, 334-337.
  67. Eric Block, Jean-Alex Laffitte and Venkatachalam Eswarakrishnan, "Synthesis and Reactions of 3-Mercaptocyclobutanol and Derivatives. Preparation of 2,4-Dithiabicyclo[3.1.1]heptane", J. Org. Chem., 1986, 51, 3428-3435.
  68. Eric Block, Saleem Ahmad, James Catalfamo, Mahendra K. Jain and Rafael Apitz-Castro, "Antithrombotic Organosulfur Compounds from Garlic: Structural, Mechanistic and Synthetic Studies", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1986, 108, 7045-7055.
  69. Eric Block and Mohammad Aslam, "Conjugated Dienes from Olefins using Bromomethanesulfonyl Bromide: 1,2-Dimethylenecyclohexane", Organic Synthesis, 1987, 65, 90-97.
  70. Eric Block and Alan Wall, "2-Thiabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene and its S-Oxides and 3-Alkyl Derivatives: Sulfine and Sulfene Cyclopentadiene Diels-Alder Adducts. Conversion of the Cyclopentadiene-Sulfine Adducts into 2-Oxa-3-thiabicyclo[3.3.0]oct-7-enes, Novel Bicyclic Sultenes," J. Org. Chem., 1987, 52, 809-818.
  71. Kaluo Tang, Mohammad Aslam, Eric Block, Terrence Nicholson, and Jon Zubieta, "Homoleptic Silver-Thiolate Complexes: Steric Control of Secondary Ag...S Interactions. The Crystal Structures of [AgSC(SiPhMe2)3]3, a 6-Membered Monocycle, and of [AgSC(SiMe3)3]4 and [AgSCH(SiMe3)2]4, 8-Membered Monocycles Containing Mercapto-Donor Groups", Inorg. Chem., 1987, 26, 488-1497.
  72. Eric Block, "Science Year in Review: Organic Chemistry" in 1988 Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopaedia Brittanica, Chicago, 1987, 330-334.
  73. Eric Block, "Natural and Unnatural Small Ring Thiaheterocycles--Recent Results", Lect. Heterocycl. Chem., 1987, 9, 27-31.
  74. Eric Block and Mohammad Aslam, "The Chemistry of Mixed Organosulfur-Silicon Compounds", Tetrahedron, 1988, 44, 281-324.
  75. Eric Block, Michael Gernon, Hyunkyu Kang, Shungchen Liu, and Jon Zubieta, "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of [Cu(SC6H4-o-SiMe3)]12, an Unusual Example of a "Paddle-Wheel" Dodecametallic Thiolate Cluster", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1988, 1031.
  76. Bon-Kweon Koo, Eric Block, Shuncheng Liu and Jon Zubieta, "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of cyclo-Pentakis[bis(m-trimethylsilylmethanethiolate) nickel(II)], [Ni(SCH2SiMe3)2]5, the First Example of a Pentametallic Tiara Structure", Polyhedron, 1988, 7, 1397.
  77. Eric Block, "Science Year in Review: Organic Chemistry" in 1989 Yearbook of Science and the Future, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1988, 293-296.
  78. Eric Block, "Synthesis and Chemistry of New Heteroatom Systems Containing both Sulfur and Silicon", Rev. Heteroatom Chem., 1988, 1, 163-177.
  79. Eric Block, Andrew Yencha, Mohammad Aslam, Venkatachalam Eswarakrishnan, Jianzhi Luo and Akinobu Sano, "Gas Phase Determination of the Geometric Requirements of the Silicon β-Effect. Photoelectron and Penning Ionization Electron Spectroscopic Study of Silyl Thiiranes and Oxiranes. Synthesis and Chemistry of trans-2,3-Bis(trimethylsilyl)thiirane", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1988, 110, 4748-4753.
  80. Eric Block, Rajeshwari Iyer, Chantu Saha and Sidney Belman, "Lipoxygenase Inhibitors from the Essential Oil of Garlic. Markownikoff Addition of the Allyldithio Radical to Olefins", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1988, 110, 7813-7827.
  81. Eric Block, Michael Gernon, Hyunkyu Kang, and Jon Zubieta, "3- and 3,6-Silylated 2-Mercaptopyridine Ligands: New Hindered Bidentate Ligands and their Novel Silver and Copper Clusters", Angew. Chem., 1988, 100, 1389-1391; Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl., 1988, 27, 1342-1344.
  82. Eric Block, Venkatachalam Eswarakrishnan, Michael Gernon, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Chantu Saha, Kaluo Tang, and Jon Zubieta, "Ortho-Lithiothiophenol Equivalents: Generation, Reactions and Applications in Synthesis of Hindered Thiolate Ligands", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1989, 111, 658-665.
  83. Eric Block, Hyunkyu Kang, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, and Jon Zubieta, "Complexes of Rhenium with Sterically Hindered Thiolate Ligands. Crystal Structure of [Re(SC6H4-o-SiMe3){NC(SC6H4-o-SiMe3)CH3}2(PPh3)2], a Complex Exhibiting Coordinated Thiolimidate Groups Formed via Nucleophilic Attack and Reduction by Thiolate of Coordinated Acetonitrile", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1989, 156, 27.
  84. Eric Block, Michael Gernon, Hyunkyu Kang, Gabriel Ofori-Okai and Jon Zubieta, "Coordination Chemistry of Sterically-Hindered Thiolate Ligands. Preparation and Structural Characterization of the Oligomeric Homoleptic Complexes [Cu(SC6H4-o-SiMe3)]12 and [{Ag(SC6H4-o-SiMe3)}4]2 and a Comparison to the Structure of the Mononuclear Species (Et4N)2[Cd(SC6H4-o-SiMe3)4], Inorg. Chem., 1989, 28, 1263-1271.
  85. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai and Jon Zubieta, "2-Phosphino- and 2-Phosphinyl-benzenethiols: New Ligand Types", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1989, 111, 2327-2329.
  86. Thomas Bayer, Hildebert Wagner, Eric Block, Serge Grisoni, Shu Hai Zhao, and Andras Neszmelyi, "Zwiebelanes: Novel 2,3-Dimethyl-5,6-dithiabicyclo[2.1.1]hexanes from Onion", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1989, 111, 3085-3086.
  87. Eric Block, "Biologisch aktive Organo-Schwefelverbindungen im Knoblauch (Biologically Active Organosulfur Compounds from Garlic)", Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung, 1989, 129 (28/Suppl. 15) 3-4.
  88. Sidney Belman, Jerome Solomon, Alvin Segal, Eric Block, and George Barany, "Inhibition of Soybean Lipoxygenase and Mouse Skin Tumor Promotion by Onion and Garlic Components", J. Biochem.Toxicol., 1989, 4, 151-160.
  89. Eric Block, Hyunkyu Kang, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, and Jon Zubieta, "Coordination Chemistry of Molybdenum with Novel Thiolate Ligands. The Crystal and Molecular Structures of a Binuclear Complex with a Mo-Mo Triple Bond [Mo2(SC6H4-o-PPh2)3Cl3] and of [Mo(SC6H3-2-SiMe3-6-P(O)Ph2)2Cl2], a Species Exhibiting [MoO2S2-Cl2] Coordination", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1989, 166, 155-7.