Eric Block

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Publications: 2010 - Present

  1. Roman Kubec, Robert B. Cody, A. John Dane, Rabi A. Musah, Jan Schraml, Abith Vattekkatte, and Eric Block. "Applications of DART Mass Spectrometry in Allium Chemistry. (Z)-Butanethial S-Oxide and 1-Butenyl Thiosulfinates and their S-(E)-1-Butenylcysteine S-Oxide Precursor from Allium siculum", J. Agric. Food Chem. ,2010, 58, 1121-1128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf903733e
  2. Eric Block, A. John Dane, Siji Thomas, and Robert B. Cody. "Applications of Direct Analysis in Real Time-Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) in Allium Chemistry. 2-Propene-sulfenic and -sulfinic Acids, Diallyl Trisulfane S-Oxide and Other Reactive Sulfur Compounds from Cut Garlic (Allium sativum), Elephant Garlic (A. ampeloprasum),Leek (A. porrum) and Chinese Chive (A. tuberosum)," J. Agric. Food Chem.,2010, 58, 4617-4625.http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf1000106
  3. Eric Block, Robert B. Cody, A. John Dane, Robert Sheridan, Abith Vattekkatte and Kai Wang, "Allium Chemistry: Use of New Instrumental Techniques to "See" Reactive Organosulfur Species formed upon Crushing Garlic and Onion", Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2010, 82, 535-539. http://dx.doi.org/10.1351/PAC-CON-09-08-12
  4. Dennis H. Evans, Nadine E. Gruhn, Jin Jin, Bo Li, Edward Lorance, Noriko Okumura, Norma A. Macias-Ruvalcaba, Uzma I. Zakai, Shao-Zhong Zhang, Eric Block and Richard S. Glass. "Electrochemical and Chemical Oxidation of Dithia-, Diselena-, Ditellura-, Selenathia-, and Tellurathia-Mesocycles and Stability of the Oxidized Species", J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 1997-2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jo9026484
  5. Eric Block, "Challenges and Artifact Concerns in Sulfur Analysis," in Volatile Sulfur Compounds in Food, ACS Symposium Series 1068, M. Qian, X. Fan Ed., American Chemical Society: Washington DC, 2011, Ch. 2, pp 35-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2011-1068.ch002
  6. Eric Block, A. John Dane, and Robert B. Cody, "Crushing Garlic and Slicing Onions: Detection of Sulfenic Acids and Other Reactive Organosulfur Intermediates from Garlic and Other Alliums Using Direct Analysis in Real Time-Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS)" Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 2011186, 1085-1093.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10426507.2010.507728
  7. Daly, A.M.; Mitchell, E.G.; Sanchez, D.A,; Block, E.; Kukolich, S. “Microwave spectra and gas phase structural parameters for N-hydroxypyridine-2(1H)-thione,” J. Chem. Phys. A, 2011, 115, 14526-14530. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp2080385.
  8. Xufang Duan, Eric Block, Zhen Li, Timothy Connelly, Jian Zhang, Zhimin Huang, Xubo Su, Yi Pan, Lifang Wu, Qiuyi Chi, Siji Thomas, Shaozhong Zhang, Minghong Ma, Hiroaki Matsunami, Guo-Qiang Chen and Hanyi Zhuang, "Crucial role of copper in detection of metal-coordinating odorants," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2012, 109 (9), 3492-3497 http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1111297109
  9. Eric Block, "Fifty years of smelling sulfur", Journal of Sulfur Chemistry, 2013, 34 (1,2), 158-207. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17415993.2012.717294   Also see: Edward L. Clennan, "Biography of Eric Block", Journal of Sulfur Chemistry, 2013, 34 (1,2), 1-2. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17415993.2013.741391 and Wolfgang H.H. Gunther, "Book Review: Garlic and Other Alliums: The Lore and the Science", Journal of Sulfur Chemistry, 2013, 34 (1,2), 208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17415993.2012.712123
  10. Kai Wang, Murree Groom, Robert Sheridan, Shaozhong Zhang and Eric Block, "Liquid Sulfur as a Reagent: Synthesis of Families of Polysulfanes with Twenty or More Sulfur Atoms with Characterization by Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (Ag+) Coordination Ion Spray-Mass Spectrometry," Journal of Sulfur Chemistry, 2013, 34 (1,2), 55-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17415993.2012.721368
  11. D.A. Wann, P.D. Lane, H.E. Robertson, D.W.H. Rankin, A. Bil, and E. Block."Gas-phase structures of dithietane derivatives: quantum chemical calculations and an electron diffraction study of 1,3-dithietane-1,1,3,3-tetraoxide". Struct. Chem. 2013, 24(3), 827–835. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11224-012-0179-8
  12. Eric Block and Hanyi Zhuang, “Smelling Sulfur: Discovery of a Sulfur-Sensing Olfactory Receptor that Requires Copper” in Biochalcogen Chemistry: The Biological Chemistry of Sulfur, Selenium, and Tellurium, ACS Symposium Series 1152, C.A. Bayse, J. Brumaghim Ed., American Chemical Society: Washington DC, 2013, Ch. 1, pp 1–14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2013-1152.ch001
  13. Sivakumar Sekharan, Mehmed Z. Ertem, Hanyi Zhuang, Eric Block, Hiroaki Matsunami,  Ruina Zhang, Jennifer N. Wei, Yi Pan and Victor S. Batista, "QM/MM Model of the Mouse Olfactory Receptor MOR244-3 Validated by Site-Directed Mutagenesis Experiments," Biophysical Journal, 2014, 107, L05-L08.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2014.07.031
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Publications: 2007 - 2009

  1. Christopher D. Gardner, Larry D. Lawson, Eric Block, Lorraine M. Chatterjee, Alexandre Kiazand, Raymond R. Balise and Helena C. Kraemer, "The Effect of Raw Garlic vs Commercial Garlic Supplements on Plasma Lipid Concentrations in Adults with Moderate Hypercholesterolemia. A Randomized Clinical Trial", Archives of Internal Medicine, 2007, 167, 346-353. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinte.167.4.346
  2. Shaker A. Mousa, Laura O'Connor, Toby G. Rossman, and Eric Block, "Pro-angiogenesis Action of Arsenic and Its Reversal by Selenium-Derived Compounds", Carcinogenesis, 2007, 28, 962-967.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/carcin/bgl229
  3. Eric Block, Heterocyclic Ene-S Compounds (Sections 33.1.12-33.1.15) In Science of Synthesis, Vol. 33, Ed. G. Molander, G. Thieme, 2007, 187-273.
  4. Eric Block, Thietanes, Selenetanes, Telluretanes (Sections 39.12, 39.25, 39.38) In Science of Synthesis, Vol. 39, Ed. N. Kambe, G. Thieme, 2008, 659-710, 1033-1041, 1205-1206.
  5. Eric Block, Richard S. Glass, Evgeny V. Dikarev, Nadine E. Gruhn, Jin Jin, Bo Li, Edward Lorance, Uzma I. Zakai, and Shao-Zhong Zhang, "Heteroatoms Galore: Synthesis, Structure, Reactions, and Photoelectron Spectra of Mixed Sulfur-, Selenium- or Tellurium and Silicon- or Tin-containing Heterocycles", Heteroatom Chemistry, 2007, 18, 509-515.
  6. Christopher D. Gardner, Eric Block and Larry D. Lawson, "Garlic in the Treatment of Hypercholesterolemia: Is It Effective?", Clinical Nutrition Insight, August 2007, 1-4.
  7. Richard. S. Glass, Eric Block, Nadine E. Gruhn, Jin Jin, Edward Lorance, Uzma I. Zakai, and Shao-Zhong Zhang, "Interaction of C-Si, C-Sn and Si-Si Σ-Bonds with Chalcogen Lone Pairs", J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 8290-8297.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jo071215v
  8. Robert L. Brainard, Seth Kruger, and Eric Block, "Models for Predicting the Index of Refraction of Compounds at 193 and 589-nm", Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2007, 6519 (Pt. 2, Advances in Resist Materials and Processing Technology XXIV), 651920/1-651920/7.
  9. Christopher D. Gardner, Larry D. Lawson, and Eric Block, "Effects of Garlic on Cholesterol: Not down but not out either", Archives of Internal Medicine, 2008, 168, 111-112.
  10. Richard S. Glass, Marla J. Berry, Eric Block, Harriet T. Boakye, Bradley A. Carlson, Jürgen Gailer, Graham N. George, Vadim N. Gladyshev, Dolph L. Hatfield, Neil E. Jacobsen, Sherida Johnson, Chethara Kahakachchi, Rafal Kaminski, Shawn A. Manley, Heiko Mix, Ingrid J. Pickering, Elmar J. Prenner, Kazima Saira, Aleksandra Skowronska, Julian F. Tyson, Peter C. Uden, Qiao Wu, Xue-Ming Xu, Raghar Yamdagni, and Yan Zhang, "Insights into the Chemical Biology of Selenium", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 2008, 183, 924-930. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10426500801898366
  11. Eric Block, Richard S. Glass, Nadine Gruhn, Jin Jin, Edward Lorance, Uzma I. Zakai, and Shao-Zhong Zhang, "Chemistry of Mixed Sulfur-, Selenium- or Tellurium and Silicon- or Tin-Containing Heterocycles", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 2008, 183, 856-862.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10426500801898168
  12. Seth Kruger, Srividya Revuru, Shao-Zhong Zhang, Dimitri D. Vaughn, II, Eric Block, Paul Zimmerman, and Robert L. Brainard, "Options for high index fluids for third generation 193i lithography", Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2008, 6923 (Pt. 1, Advances in Resist Materials and Processing Technology XXV), 69231O/1-10.
  13. Chen Liao, Shao-Zhong Zhang, Eric Block and Edward L. Clennan, "Photooxygenation of 1,5-Thiaselenocane", J. Org. Chem., 2008, 73, 8587-8590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jo801429b
  14. Ingrid J. Pickering, Eileen Yu Sneeden, Roger C. Prince, Eric Block, Hugh H. Harris, Gregory Hirsch and Graham N. George, "Localizing the Chemical Forms of Sulfur in vivo using X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopic Imaging: Application to Onion (Allium cepa) Tissues," Biochemistry, 2009, 48, 6846-6853.
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bi900368x
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Publications: 2000 - 2006

  1. Mihály Kotrebai, Marc Birringer, Julian F. Tyson, Eric Block, Peter C. Uden, "Characterization of Selenium Compounds in Selenium-Enriched and Natural Sample Extracts using Perfluorinated Carboxylic Acids as HPLC Ion-Pairing Agents with ICP- and Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometric Detection", Analyst 2000, 125, 71-78.
  2. Mihály Kotrebai, Julian F. Tyson, Eric Block, Peter C. Uden, "HPLC of Selenium Compounds utilizing Perfluorinated Carboxylic Acid Ion-Pairing Agents and Inductively Coupled Plasma- and Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometric Detection", J. Chromatogr. A 2000, 866, 51-63.
  3. Ning Xie, Robert A. Binstead, Eric Block, W. David Chandler, Donald G. Lee, Thomas A. Meyer and Mohan Thiruvazhi, "The Reduction of Permanganate by Thioanisole: Lewis Acid Catalysis", J. Org. Chem. 2000, 65, 1008-1015.
  4. Eric Block,Marc Birringer, Russell DeOrazio, Jürgen Fabian, Richard S. Glass, Chuangxing Guo, Chunhong He, Edward Lorance, Quangsheng Qian, T. Benjamin Schroeder, Zhixing Shan, Mohan Thiruvazhi, George S. Wilson, and Xing Zhang, "Synthesis, Properties, Oxidation, and Electrochemistry of 1,2-Dichalcogenins", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 5052-5064.
  5. Richard S. Glass, Nadine E. Gruhn, Dennis L. Lichtenberger, Edward Lorance, John R. Pollard, Marc Birringer, Eric Block, Russell DeOrazio, Chunhong He, Zhixing Shan, and Xing Zhang, "Gas-Phase Photoelectron Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies of 1,2-Dichalcogenins: Ionization Energies, Orbital Assignments, and an Explanation of Their Color", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 5065-5074.
  6. Clement Ip, Marc Birringer, Eric Block, Mihaly Kotrebai, Julian Tyson, Peter C. Uden, and Donald Lisk, "Chemical Speciation Influences Comparative Activity of Selenium-Enriched Garlic and Yeast in Mammary Cancer Prevention", J. Agric. Food Chem. 2000, 48, 2062-2070.
  7. Eric Block, Marc Birringer, Weiqin Jiang, Tsukasa Nakahodo, Henry J. Thompson, Paul J. Toscano, Horst Uzar, Xing Zhang, and Zongjian Zhu, "Allium Chemistry: Synthesis, Natural Occurrence, Biological Activity and Chemistry of Se-Alk(en)ylselenocysteines and their gamma-Glutamyl Derivatives and Oxidation Products", J. Agric. Food Chem., 2001, 49, 458-470.
  8. Yan Dong, Donald Lisk, Eric Block, and Clement Ip, "Characterization of the Biological Activity of gamma-Glutamyl-Se-methylselenocysteine: A Novel Naturally Occurring Anticancer Agent from Garlic", Cancer Research, 2001, 61, 2923-2928.
  9. Eric Block, "Chemistry of Analogous Organoselenium and Organosulfur Compounds", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon Rel. Elements, 2001, 172, 1-23.
  10. Peter C. Uden, Rameh Hafezi, Mihaly Kotrebai, Paula Nolibos, Julian Tyson, and Eric Block, "Anticarcinogenic Organoselenium Compounds - Chromatographic, Atomic and Molecular Mass Spectral Speciation", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 2001, 172, 31-56.
  11. Evgeny V. Dikarev, Marina A. Petrukhina, Xiaojie Li, and Eric Block, "Small Organoselenium Molecules. 1. Dimethyl Selenoxide: Structure, Complexation, and Gas Phase Transformation", Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 1966-1972.http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic020556I
  12. Eric Block, Zhixing Shan, Richard S. Glass, and Jörgen Fabian, "Revised Structure of a Purported 1,2-Dioxin: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study", J. Org. Chem.2003, 68, 4108-4111.http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jo034305i
  13. Eric Block, Frank Tries, Chunhong He, Chuangxing Guo, Mohan Thiruvazhi, and Paul J. Toscano, "Perthio- and Perseleno-1,3-butadienes, -butene-3-ynes and -[3]-cumulenes: One Step Syntheses from 1,4-Dilithio-1,3-butadiynes", Org. Lett.2003, 5, 1325-1327. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ol034258g
  14. Edward D. Lorance, Richard S. Glass, Eric Block and Xiaojie Li, "Synthesis, Electrochemistry, Gas-Phase Photoelectron Spectroscopic and Theoretical Studies of 3,6-Bis(perfluoroalkyl)-1,2-dithiins", J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 8110-8114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jo034683n
  15. Evgeny V. Dikarev, Renee Y. Becker, Eric Block, Zhixing Shan and Marina A. Petrukhina, "Coordination of Organosubstituted Sulfone and Selenone Molecules, R2XO2 (R = Me and Ph; X = S and Se)", Inorg. Chem., 2003, 42, 7098-7105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic0302130
  16. Peter. C. Uden, Harriet Totoe Boakye, Chay Kahakachchi, Rameh Hafezi, Paula Nolibos, Eric Block, Sherida Johnson, and Julian F. Tyson, "Element Selective Characterization of Stability and Reactivity of Selenomethionine and Selenized Yeast", Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 2004, 19, 65-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/b307508g
  17. Eileen Yu Sneeden, Hugh H. Harris, Ingrid J. Pickering, Roger C. Prince, Sherida Johnson, Xiaojie Li, Eric Block and Graham N. George, "The Sulfur Chemistry of Shiitake Mushroom", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 458-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja039239g
  18. Eric Block, Hak Rim Jeon, Shao-Zhong Zhang, and Evgeny Dikarev, "Chloromethanesulfonylethene and Dichloromethanesulfonylethene: New Reagents for Tandem Diels-Alder/ Ramberg-Bäcklund Reactions", Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 437-440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ol0363523
  19. Arla G. Hile, Zhixing Shan, Shao-Zhong Zhang, and Eric Block, "Aversion of European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris) to Garlic Oil Treated Granules: Garlic Oil as an Avian Repellent", J. Agric. Food Chem., 2004, 52, 2192-2196. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf035181d
  20. Peter Groner, Charles W. Gillies, Jennifer Z. Gillies, Ying Zhang and Eric Block, "Microwave Structural Studies of Organoselenium Compounds. 1: Microwave Spectra, Molecular Structure and Methyl Barrier to Internal Rotation of Dimethyl Diselenide", J. Mol. Spectrosc., 2004, 226, 169-181.
  21. Eric Block, Richard S. Glass, Neil Jacobsen, Sherida Johnson, Chethaka Kahakachchi, Rafal Kamin'ski, Alexandra Skowron'ska, Harriet Totoe Boakye, Julian F. Tyson, and Peter C. Uden, "Amino Acid found in Selenized Yeast: Rapid Indirect Detection NMR Methods for Characterizing Low-level Organoselenium Compounds in Complex Matrices", J. Agric. Food Chem., 2004, 52, 3761-3771. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf049887z
  22. Eric Block, Hak Rim Jeon, David Putman and Shao-Zhong Zhang , "Prepackaged Ramberg-Bäcklund Reagents: Useful Tools for Organic Synthesis", Tetrahedron, 2004, 60, 7525-7541. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2004.06.032
  23. Evgeny V. Dikarev, Roman V. Shpanchenko, Kristian W. Andreini, Eric Block, Jin Jin, and Marina A. Petrukhina, "Powder Diffraction Study of Coordination Polymer Comprised of Rigid Building Blocks: [Rh2(O2CCH3)4.(mu-2-Se2C5H8-Se,Se']ƒ", Inorganic Chemistry, 2004, 43, 5558-5563. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic049497u
  24. Marina A. Petrukhina,Colin Henck, Bo Li, Eric Block, Jin Jin, Shao-Zhong Zhang, and Rodolphe Clerac, "Dispiro Sulfur and Selenium Ligands as Molecular Rigid Rods in Coordination of Transition Metals", Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 44, 77-84. 10.1021/ic040102g
  25. Eric Block, Hak Rim Jeon, David Putman and Shao-Zhong Zhang, "a,b-Unsaturated a'-Halomethylsulfones: Prepackaged Ramberg-Bäcklund Reagents for Tandem Synthetic Processes", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 2005, 180, 1-6.
  26. Da Yu Lin, Shao-Zhong Zhang, Eric Block, and Lawrence C. Katz, "Encoding Social Signals in the Mouse Main Olfactory Bulb", Nature,  2005, 434, 470-477. doi:10.1038/nature03414
  27. Eric Block. "Biological Activity of Allium Compounds: Recent Results", Acta Horticulturae, 2005, 688, 41-58. http://www.actahort.org/books/688/688_4.htm
  28. Eric Block, Evgeny V. Dikarev, Jin Jin, Bo Li, Marina A. Petrukhina, and Shao-Zhong Zhang. "Synthesis, Structure and Chemistry of Selenium-Containing Four-Membered Rings", Pure Appl. Chem., 2005, 77, 2029-2032. 10.1351/pac200577122029
  29. Alexander S. Filatov, Eric Block and Marina A. Petrukhina, "Dimethyl Selenoxide, DMSeO", Acta Cryst., 2005, C61, o596-o598. doi:10.1107/S0108270105027587
  30. Richard S. Glass, Eric Block, Edward Lorance, Uzma I. Zakai, Nadine E. Gruhn, Jin Jin, and Shao-Zhong Zhang. "The Si-Si Effect on Ionization of beta-Disilanyl Sulfides and Selenides", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128 12685-12692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja0573514
  31. Eric Block, Evgeny V. Dikarev, Richard S. Glass, Jin Jin, Bo Li, Xiaojie Li, and Shao-Zhong Zhang, "Synthesis, Structure, and Chemistry of New, Mixed Group 14 and 16 Heterocycles. Nucleophile-induced Ring Contraction of Mesocyclic Dications", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 14949-14961. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja065037j
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Publications: 1990 - 1999

  1. Eric Block, Michael Gernon, Hyunkyu Kang, Shuncheng Liu, and Jon Zubieta, "Halidothiolate Complexes of Mo(V) and Mo(VI): Synthesis, Characterization and Reactions with Organohydrazines. The Crystal and Molecular Structures of [MoCl4{SC5H2N-3,6-(SiMe2Bu-t)2}]2, (Ph4P) [MoBr4(SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)2], [Mo(SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)2(NNMePh)2], and [MoCl2(SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)2(NNMePh)], Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1990, 167, 143-6.
  2. Eric Block, Hyunkyu Kang, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, and Jon Zubieta, "The Crystal and Molecular Structure of a Tetranuclear Copper-Thiolate Cluster, [Cu{SC6H3-2,6-(SiMe3)2}]4," Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1990, 167, 147-8.
  3. Eric Block and David Putman, "Allenyl Chloromethyl Sulfones, New Dienophile-Dien
  4. nthons. A Simple Iterative Ring-Growing Procedure", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1990, 112, 4072-4074.
  5. Eric Block and Thomas Bayer, "(Z,Z)-d,l-2,3-Dimethyl-1,4-butanedithial 1,4-Dioxide: A Novel Biologically Active Organosulfur Compound from Onion. Formation of vic-Disulfoxides in Onion Extracts", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1990, 112, 4584-4585.
  6. Eric Block and Shu-Hai Zhao, "Onion Essential Oil Chemistry. Cis- and Trans-2-mercapto-3,4-dimethyl-2,3-dihydrothiophene from Pyrolysis of Bis(1-propenyl) Disulfide", Tetrahedron Lett., 1990, 31, 4999-5002.
  7. Eric Block and Shu-Hai Zhao, "Diallyl Sulfoxide: Novel Thermal Precursor to Thioacrolein. Diels-Alder Trapping of Thioacrolein with Dienophiles", Tetrahedron Lett., 1990, 31, 5003-5006.
  8. Eric Block, Maria Brito, Michael Gernon, Deborah McGowty, Hyunkyu Kang, and Jon Zubieta, "Mercury(II) and Methylmercury(II) Complexes of Novel Sterically Hindered Thiolates: 13C and 199Hg NMR Studies and the Crystal and Molecular Structures of [MeHg(SC6H2-2,4,6-Pri3)], [Hg(SC6H4-2-SiMe3)2], [Hg(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)2], and [Hg{(2-SC6H4)2SiMe2}]2", Inorg. Chem., 1990, 29, 3172-3181.
  9. Eric Block, Deborah Macherone, Shahid N. Shaikh, and Jon Zubieta, "Silver(I) Clusters of the Sterically-Hindered Bidentate Ligand, 3-(Dimethylphenyl)silyl-2-pyridinethiol. The Crystal and Molecular Structures of [Ag(SC5H3N-3-SiMe2Ph)]6 and [Ag8(SC5H3N-3-SiMe2Ph)6] [Ag(NO3)2]2·2CH3OH·CH2Cl2," Polyhedron, 1990, 9, 1429-1432.
  10. Jon Zubieta, Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, and Kaluo Tang, "d,l- and meso-Bis(a-mercaptobenzyl)dimethylsilane: New Hindered Bidentate Ligands and a Novel Binuclear Molybdenum Complex Formed Therefrom", Inorg. Chem., 1990, 29, 4595-4597.
  11. Eric Block, "The Organosulfur Chemistry of the Onion", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 1991, 58, 3-15.
  12. Eric Block, Michael Gernon, Hyunkyu Kang, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, and Jon Zubieta, "Preparations, Structures, and Reactions of Molybdenum Complexes of Triorgano Silylated Pyridine-2-thiols", Inorg. Chem., 1991, 30, 1736-1747.
  13. Eric Block, Hyunkyu Kang and Jon Zubieta, "Molybdenum Complexes with Sterically-Hindered Thiolate Ligands. The Synthesis and Structure of a Seven Coordinate Complex with a Molybdenum-Diazenido Core, [MoO(NNMePh)(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)2]", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 181, 227-231.
  14. Eric Block, Michael Gernon and Jon Zubieta, "The Synthesis and Metal Complexes of Sulfur-Containing Models for Nitrogenase Enzymes", in Sulfur-Centered Reactive Intermediates in Chemistry and Biology, Ed. C. Chatgilialoglu and D. Asmus, Plenum Press, New York, 268-281, 1991 [NATO Conference Series].
  15. Eric Block, "Biologically Active Organosulfur Compounds from Garlic and Onions: The Search for New Drugs", in Sulfur-Centered Reactive Intermediates in Chemistry and Biology, Ed. C. Chatgilialoglu and D. Asmus, Plenum Press, New York, 282-289, 1991 [NATO Conference Series].
  16. Eric Block, David Putman and Adrian Schwan, "Anionic Organosulfur Compounds in Synthesis: New Applications of the Ramberg-Bäcklund Reaction", in Sulfur-Centered Reactive Intermediates in Chemistry and Biology, Ed. C. Chatgilialoglu and D. Asmus, Plenum Press, New York, 257-267, 1991 [NATO Conference Series].
  17. Eric Block, "Jüngste Fortschritte in der Knoblauch-Chemie (Recent Advances in Garlic Chemistry)", Deutsche Apotheker Zeitung, 1991, 131 (27/suppl. 24) 2-3.
  18. Eric Block and Adrian Schwan, "Addition of X-Y Reagents to Alkenes and Alkynes" in Comprehensive Organic Synthesis, Vol. 4, Ed. M.F. Semmelhack, Pergamon Press, Ch. 1.8, pp. 329-362, 1991.
  19. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Hyunkyu Kang and Jon A. Zubieta, "Copper(I) Complexes of Sterically-Hindered 2-Pyridinethione Ligands. Crystal Structures of [CuCl(2-SC5H2NH-3-SiMe3-6-SiEt3)2] and the Disulfide, [-2-SC5H2N-3,6-(SiMe2Bu-t)2]2", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 187, 59-65.
  20. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Hyunkyu Kang and Jon Zubieta, "Complexes of Ni(II) with Sterically Hindered Thiolate Ligands. Crystal Structures of Complexes with the [NiS2N2], [NiS2P2] and [NiS2O2] Cores", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 188, 7-13.
  21. Eric Block, Hyunkyu Kang, Gabriel Ofori-Okai and Jon Zubieta, "The Synthesis and Crystal and Molecular Structure of mer-Tris(3-trimethylsilyl-2-pyridinethiolato)cobalt(III)", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 188, 61-66.
  22. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Hyunkyu Kang, Qin Chen and Jon Zubieta, "Rhodium(III) Complexes with Sterically-Hindered Thiolate Ligands. Crystal Structures of [Rh(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)3] and [Rh(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)2(C5Me5)]·CH3CN", Inorg. Chem., 1991, 30, 4784-88.
  23. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Qin Chen and Jon A. Zubieta, "Complexes of Group 12 Metals with Sterically-Hindered Thiolate Ligands. The Crystal and Molecular Structures of [Zn2(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)4] and [CdI2(2-SC5H3NH-6-SiMe2Bu-t)2]", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 189, 137-139.
  24. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Hyunkyu Kang, Jin Wu, and Jon Zubieta, "Thiolate Chemistry of the Main Group Metals. The Synthesis and Structures of [Sn(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)4] and [Pb3(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)6], Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 190, 5-6.
  25. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Hyunkyu Kang, Jin Wu and Jon Zubieta, "Complexes of Group 15 Metals with Sterically-Hindered Thiolate Ligands. Crystal and Molecular Structures of [Sb(2-SC5H4N)3], [Sb(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)3], and [Bi(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)3]", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 190, 97-102.
  26. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Hyunkyu Kang and Jon Zubieta, "Molybdenum Complexes with Sterically-Hindered Thiolate Ligands. The Synthesis and Structure of a Seven Coordinate Complex with a Molybdenum-Diazenido Core, [Mo(NNC6H5)(2-SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)3]", Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1991, 190, 179-184.
  27. Eric Block, Gabriel Ofori-Okai, Hyunkyu Kang and Jon Zubieta, "Catalytic Disproportionation and Reduction of Hydrazine by Sulfur-Ligated Mo(IV) Complexes. Characterization of the Catalytic Precursor [(SC5H3N-3-SiMe3)Cl2Mo(m-S2)(m-2-SC5H3NH-3-SiMe3)MoCl2(2-S-C5H3N-3-SiMe3)]·thf", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1992, 114, 758-759.
  28. Eric Block, Adrian Schwan, and David Dixon, "In Pursuit of Cyclopropanethione: Cyclopropanethione S-Oxide and Cyclopropanethione S,S-Dioxide", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1992, 114, 3492-3499.
  29. Eric Block, Peter F. Purcell, and Steven R. Yolen, "Onions and Heartburn", American Journal of Gastroenterology, 1992, 87, 679.
  30. Eric Block and Shu-Hai Zhao, "Allium Chemirombotic "Cepaenes" from Onion and "Deoxycepaenes" from Oil of Shallot by Reaction of 1-Propenethiolate with Sulfonyl Halides", J. Org. Chem., 1992, 57, 5815-7.
  31. Eric Block, "The Organosulfur Chemistry of the Genus Allium - Implications for Organic Sulfur Chemistry" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 1992, 31, 1135-1178; Angew. Chem., 1992, 104, 1158-1203.
  32. Eric Block, Sriram Naganathan, David Putman and Shu-Hai Zhao, "Allium Chemistry: HPLC Quantitation of Thiosulfinates from Onion, Garlic, Wild Garlic, Leek, Scallions, Shallots, Elephant (Great-Headed) Garlic, Chives and Chinese Chives. Uniquely High Allyl to Methyl Ratios in Some Garlic Samples", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1992, 40, 2418-2430.
  33. Eric Block, David Putman and Shu-Hai Zhao, "Allium Chemistry: GC-MS Analysis of Thiosulfinates and Related Compounds from Onion, Leek, Scallion, Shallot, Chive and Chinese Chive", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1992, 40, 2431-2438.
  34. Eric Block, "Flavor Artifacts", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1993, 41, 692.
  35. Eric Block and Sriram Naganathan, "Simple Synthesis of endo-2-Bromo-5-thiabicyclo[2.1.1]hexane", J. Heteroatom Chem., 1993, 4 (1), 33-37.
  36. Eric Block, Sriram Naganathan, David Putman and Shu-Hai Zhao, "Organosulfur Chemistry of Garlic and Onion: Recent Results", Pure Appl. Chem., 1993, 65 (4), 625-632.
  37. Eric Block, Sriram Naganathan, David Putman and Shu-Hai Zhao, "Garlic and Onion Chemistry", Chemistry International, 1993, 15 (5), 178-180.
  38. Eric Block and Mohan Thiruvazhi, "Allium Chemistry: Synthesis of Alk(en)yl 3,4-Dimethyl-2-thienyl Disulfides, Components of Distilled Oils and Extracts of Allium Species", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1993, 41, 2235-2237.
  39. Eric Block, "Flavorants from Garlic, Onion, and Other Alliums and Their Cancer Preventitive Properties" in Food Phytochemicals for Cancer Prevention, ACS Symposium Series 546, M.-T. Huang, T. Osawa, C.-T. Ho, and R.T. Rosen, Ed., American Chemical Society: Washington DC; pp. 84-96, 1994.
  40. Elizabeth M. Calvey, John A.G. Roach, and Eric Block, "Supercritical Fluid Chromatography of Garlic (Allium sativum) Extracts with Mass Spectrometric Identification of Allicin", Journal of Chromatographic Science, 1994, 32, 93-96.
  41. Elizabeth M. Calvey, Joseph M. Betz, Jean E. Matusik, Kevin D. White, Eric Block, Matthew Littlejohn, Sriram Naganathan, and David Putman, "Off-line Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Thiosulfinates from Garlic and Onion", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1994, 42, 1335-1341.
  42. Eric Block, Russell Deorazio, and Mohan Thiruvazhi, "Simple Total Syntheses of Biologically Active Pentathiadecane Natural Products, 2,4,5,7,9-Pentathiadecane 2,2,9,9-Tetraoxide (Dysoxysulfone), from Dysoxylum Richii, and 2,3,5,7,9-Pentathiadecane 9,9-Dioxide, the Misidentified Lenthionine Precursor 'SE-3' from Shiitake Mushroom (Lentinus edodes)", J. Org. Chem., 1994, 59, 2273-2275.
  43. Eric Block, Chuangxing Guo, Mohan Thiruvazhi, and Paul J. Toscano, "Total Synthesis of Thiarubrine B (3-(3-Buten-1-ynyl)-6-(1,3-pentadiynyl)-1,2-dithiin), the Antibiotic Principle of Giant Ragweed", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1994, 116, 9403-9404.
  44. Eric Block and Elizabeth M. Calvey, "Facts and Artifacts in Allium Chemistry", in Sulfur Compounds in Food, ACS Symposium Series 564, C.J. Mussinan, M. E. Keelan, Ed., American Chemical Society: Washington DC; pp. 63-79, 1994.
  45. Eric Block and Jon Zubieta, "Metal-Thiolate Coordination Chemistry: A Bioinorganic Perspective" in Advances in Sulfur Chemistry, E. Block, Ed., JAI Press: Greenwich, CT; pp 131-191, 1994.
  46. Xiao-Jia Cai, Peter C. Uden, Eric Block, Xing Zhang, Bruce D. Quimby, and James J. Sullivan, "Allium Chemistry: Identification of Natural Abundance Organoselenium Volatiles from Garlic, Elephant Garlic, Onion, and Chinese Chive Using Headspace Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1994, 42, 2081-2084.
  47. William M. Randle, Eric Block, Matthew H. Littlejohn, David Putman and Mark Bussard, "Onion Thiosulfinates Respond to Increasing Sulfur Fertility", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1994, 42, 2085-2088.
  48. Eric Block and Russell DeOrazio, "Chemistry in a Salad Bowl: Comparative Organosulfur Chemistry of Garlic, Onion and Shiitake Mushrooms", Pure Appl. Chem., 1994, 66, 2205-2206.
  49. Xiao-Jia Cai, Peter C. Uden, James J. Sullivan, Bruce D. Quimby, and Eric Block, "Headspace/Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission and Mass Selective Detection for the Determination of Organoselenium Compounds in Elephant Garlic", Analytical Proceedings Including Analytical Communications, 1994, 31, 325-327.
  50. Eric Block, "Organic Sulfur Compounds", Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th Ed., Vol. 15, 874-882, Chicago, 1995.
  51. Xiao-Jia Cai, Eric Block, Peter C. Uden, Bruce D. Quimby, and James J. Sullivan, "Allium Chemistry: Identification of Natural Abundance Organoselenium Compounds in Human Breath after Ingestion of Garlic Using Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1995, 43, 1751-1753.
  52. Xiao-Jia Cai, Eric Block, Peter C. Uden, Xing Zhang, Bruce D. Quimby, and James J. Sullivan, "Allium Chemistry: Identification of Selenoamino Acids in Ordinary and Selenium-Enriched Garlic, Onion, and Broccoli Using Gas Chromatography with Atomic Emission Detection", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1995, 43, 1754-1757.
  53. Eric Block, "Diallyl Sulfoxide" The Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Ed. L.A. Paquette (Ed.-in-Chief), Vol. 3, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1995, 1484.
  54. Eric Block, "Lithium 2-Lithiobenzenethiolate" The Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Ed. L.A. Paquette (Ed.-in-Chief), Vol. 5, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1995, 3137-8.
  55. Eric Block, "2-(Methylthio)tetrahydropyran" The Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Ed. L.A. Paquette (Ed.-in-Chief), Vol. 5, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1995, 3594.
  56. Eric Block, "Trimethylsilylmethanesulfonyl Chloride-CsF" The Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Ed. L.A. Paquette (Ed.-in-Chief), Vol. 7, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 1995, 5273-4.
  57. Eric Block, Foreword, in H.P. Koch and L.D. Lawson: "Garlic -- The Science and Therapeutic Application of Allium sativum L. and Related Species", 2nd Edition, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1996.
  58. Eric Block, Mohan Thiruvazhi, Paul J. Toscano, Thomas Bayer, Serge Grisoni, and Shu-Hai Zhao,"Allium Chemistry: Structure, Synthesis, Natural Occurrence in Onion (Allium cepa), and Reactions of 2,3-Dimethyl-5,6-dithiabicyclo[2.1.1]hexane S-Oxides", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 2790-2798.
  59. Eric Block, Thomas Bayer, Sriram Naganathan, and Shu-Hai Zhao,"Allium Chemistry: Synthesis and Sigmatropic Rearrangements of Alk(en)yl 1-Propenyl Disulfide S-Oxides from Cut Onion and Garlic", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 2799-2810.
  60. Eric Block, Russell DeOrazio, Chuangxing Guo, Jon Page, Robert S. Sheridan, John Toscano, G. H. Neil Towers, Cun-Xiao Wang, Xing Zhang,"Photochemistry of Thiarubrine A and Other 1,2-Dithiins: Formation of 2,6-dithiabicyclo[3.1.0]hex-3-enes", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 4719-4720.
  61. Eric Block, Jennifer Z. Gillies, Charles W. Gillies, Ali A. Bazzi, David Putman, Larry K. Revelle, Alan Wall, Dongyi Wang, and Xing Zhang,"Allium Chemistry: Identification, Mechanism of Formation, Synthesis, and Reactions of (E,Z)-Propanethial S-Oxide, the Lachrymatory Factor of the Onion (Allium cepa)", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118, 7492-7501.
  62. Eric Block, Xiao-Jia Cai, Peter C. Uden, Xing Zhang, Bruce D. Quimby, and James J. Sullivan,"Allium Chemistry: Natural Abundance Organoselenium Compounds from Garlic, Onion, and Related Plants and in Human Garlic Breath", Pure Appl. Chem., 1996, 68, 937-944.
  63. Eric Block, "Recent Results in the Organosulfur and Organoselenium Chemistry of Genus Allium and Brassica Plants: Relevance for Cancer Prevention", in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (Dietary Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment), 1996, 401, 155-169.
  64. Eric Block, "The Chemistry and Health Benefits of Organosulfur and Organoselenium Compounds in Garlic (Allium sativum): Recent Findings", in Hypernutritious Foods, J.W. Finley, D.J. Armstrong, S. Nagy, S.F. Robinson, Eds., AgSci Inc., Auburnvale, FL, 1996, pp 261-292.
  65. Honghong Ge, Xiao-Jia Cai, Julian F. Tyson, Peter C. Uden, Eric R. Denoyer, and Eric Block, "Identification of Selenium Species in Selenium-enriched Garlic, Onion, and Broccoli Using High-Performance Ion Chromatography with Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry Detection", Anal. Commun., 1996, 33, 279-281.
  66. Eric Block and Ming De Wang, "Monocyclic Thietanes and Thietes", in Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2nd Edition, Ch. 1.24, 774-802, Pergamon Press: Oxford, 1996.
  67. Eric Block and Ming De Wang, "Fused Ring Thietanes and Thietes", in Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2nd Edition, Ch. 1.25, 803-821, Pergamon Press: Oxford, 1996.
  68. Charles W. Gillies, Jennifer Z. Gillies, Jens-Uwe Graebow, Holger Hartwig, Eric Block and Xing Zhang, "The Rotational Spectra, Molecular Structure, Methyl Internal Rotation, and Electric Dipole Moment of (Z)- and (E)-Ethanethial S-Oxide", J. Phys. Chem., 1996, 100, 18707-18717.
  69. Jennifer Z. Gillies, Charles W. Gillies, Elizabeth A. Cotter, Eric Block and Russell DeOrazio, "Microwave Spectra, Molecular Structure, and Electric Dipole Moment of 1,2-Dithiin", J. Mol.Spectros., 1996, 180, 139-144.
  70. Eric Block, "Organoselenium and Organosulfur Phytochemicals from Genus Allium Plants (Onion, Garlic): Relevance for Cancer Protection", in Food Factors for Cancer Prevention, H. Ohigashi, T. Osawa, J. Terao, S. Watanabe, T. Yoshikawa, Eds, Springer, Tokyo, 1997, pp 215-221.
  71. Eric Block and Russell J. Linderman, "Four-membered Ring Compounds Containing Oxygen, Sulphur, Selenium or Tellurium", Second Supplements to the Second Edition of Rodd's Chemistry of Carbon Compounds, Elsevier, Ch. 1d, 113-145, 1997.
  72. Elizabeth M. Calvey and Eric Block, "Supercritical Fluid Extraction of Allium Species", in Spices: Flavor Chemistry and Antioxidant Properties, ACS Symposium Series 660, S. J. Risch, C.-T. Ho, Ed., American Chemical Society: Washington DC; pp 113-124, 1997.
  73. Eric Block, Richard S. Glass, Russell DeOrazio, Dennis L. Lichtenberger, John R. Pollard, Erin E. Russell, T. Benjamin Schroeder, Mohan Thiruvazhi, and Paul J. Toscano, "Significant Intramolecular Sulfur-Sulfur Interactions in cis- and trans-2,3-Dimethyl-5,6-dithiabicyclo[2.1.1]hexane", SynLett, 1997, 525-528.
  74. Larry D. Lawson and Eric Block, "Comments on Garlic Chemistry: Stability of S-(2-Propenyl 2-Propene-1-sulfinothioate (Allicin) in Blood, Solvents and Simulated Physiological Fluids", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1997, 45, 542.
  75. Eric Block, Elizabeth M. Calvey, Charles W. Gillies, Jennifer Z. Gillies and Peter Uden, "Unpeeling the Onion: Organosulfur and Organoselenium Phytochemicals in Genus Allium Plants", Recent Advances in Phytochemistry ("Functionality of Food Phytochemicals"; J.T. Romeo and T. Johns, eds.; Plenum Press, New York), 1997, 31, 1-30.
  76. Richard S. Glass, John R. Pollard, T. Benjamin Schroeder, Dennis L. Lichtenberger, Eric Block, Russell DeOrazio, Chuangxing Guo, and Mohan Thiruvazhi, "Spectroscopic, Theoretical, and Electrochemical Studies of 1,2-Dithiins", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 1997, 120/121, 439-440.
  77. T. Benjamin Schroeder, Constantin Job, Michael F. Brown, Richard S. Glass, Niannian You, and Eric Block, "Indirect Detection of Tellurium-125 in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra of Organotellurium Compounds", J. Magn. Res., 1997, 35, 752-756.
  78. Eric Block, "Is Everything Coming Up Roses for Garlic?", Encyclopaedia Britannica 1998 Medical and Health Annual, 1997, 222-229.
  79. Susan M. Bird, Peter C. Uden, Julian F. Tyson, Eric Block, and Eric Denoyer, "Speciation of Selenoamino Acids and Organo-Selenium Compounds in Selenium-Enriched Yeast Using High Performance Liquid Chromatography - Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry", J. Anal. Atom. Spectrom., 1997, 12, 785-788.
  80. Susan M. Bird, Honghong Ge, Peter C. Uden, Julian F. Tyson, Eric Block, and Eric Denoyer, "High Performance Liquid Chromatography of Selenoamino Acids and Organo-Selenium Compounds: Speciation by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-ICP-MS)", J. Chromatography A, 1997, 789, 349-359.
  81. Elizabeth M. Calvey, Jean E. Matusik, Kevin D. White, Russell DeOrazio, Deyou Sha, and Eric Block, "Allium Chemistry: Supercritical Fluid Extraction and LC-APCI-MS of Thiosulfinates and Related Compounds from Homogenates of Garlic, Onion and Ramp. Identification in Garlic and Ramp and Synthesis of 1-Propanesulfinothioic Acid S-Allyl Ester", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1997, 45, 4406-4413.
  82. Eric Block, Harsh Gulati, David Putman, DeYou Sha, Niannian You, and Shu-Hai Zhao,"Allium Chemistry: Synthesis of 1-(Alk(en)ylsulfinyl)propyl Alk(en)yl Disulfides (Cepaenes), Antithrombotic Flavorants from Homogenates of Onion (Allium cepa)", J. Agric. Food Chem., 1997, 45, 4414-4422.
  83. Eric Block, "The Organosulfur and Organoselenium Components of Garlic and Onions", In Phytochemicals: A New Paradigm, W.R.Bidlack, Ed., Technomic: Lancaster, PA, 1998, pp. 129-141.
  84. Elizabeth M. Calvey, Jean E. Matusik, Kevin D. White, Deyou Sha, and Eric Block, "Allium Chemistry: Identification of Organosulfur Compounds in Ramp (Allium tricoccum) Homogenates", Phytochemistry, 1998, 49, 359-364.
  85. Peter C. Uden, Susan M. Bird, Mihaly Kotrebai, Paula Nolibos, Julian F. Tyson, Eric Block and Eric Denoyer, "Analytical Organoselenium Chemistry Studies by Chromatography with Interfaced Atomic Mass Spectrometry and Atomic Emission Spectral Detection", Fresenius Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 1998, 362, 447-456.
  86. Eric Block, Susan M. Bird, Julian F. Tyson, Peter C. Uden, Xing Zhang, and Eric Denoyer, "The Search for Anticarcinogenic Organoselenium Compounds from Natural Sources", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements, 1998, 136-8, 1-10.
  87. Eric Block, "Garlic as a Functional Food: A Status Report", Functional Foods for Disease Prevention II, T. Shibamoto, J. Terao, T. Osawa, Ed., ACS Symposium Series 702, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, 1998, pp 125-143.
  88. Jennifer Z. Gillies, E. A. Cotter, Charles W. Gillies, Hugh E.Warner, and Eric Block, "The Rotational Spectra, Molecular Structure and Electric Dipole Moment of Propanethial S-Oxide", J. Phys. Chem., 1999, 103, 4948-4954.
  89. Jonathan E. Page, Eric Block and G.H.Neil Towers, "Visible-Light Photochemistry and Phototoxicity of Thiarubrines", Photochemistry and Photobiology, 1999, 70, 159-165.
  90. P. Perez-Lourido, J. A. Garcia-Vazquez, J. Romero, A. Sousa, E. Block, K. P. Maresca, and J. Zubieta, "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Neutral Silver(I) Complexes with Arenephosphinothiols. Crystal Structures of [Ag4{2-(Ph2P)-6-(Me3Si)C6H3S}4] and [Ag4{2-(Ph2PO)-6-(Me3Si)C6H3S}4]", Inorganic Chemistry, 1999, 38, 538-544.
  91. Eric Block, Marc Birringer and Chunhong He, "1,2-Dichalcogenins: Simple Syntheses of 1,2-Diselenins, 1,2-Dithiins, and 2-Selenathiin", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 1999, 38, 1604-1607; Angew. Chem., 1999, 111, 1710-1714. (Full Text)
  92. Mihaly Kotrebai, Marc Birringer, Julian F. Tyson, Eric Block, Peter C. Uden "Identification of the Principal Selenium Compounds in Selenium-Enriched Natural Sample Extracts by Ion-Pair Liquid Chromatography with Inductively Coupled Plasma- and Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometric Detection", Anal. Commun. 1999, 36, 249-252.
  93. Mihály Kotrebai, Susan M. Bird, Julian F. Tyson, Eric Block, Peter C. Uden, "Characterization of Selenium Species in Biological Extracts by Enhanced Ion-Pair Liquid Chromatography with Inductively Coupled Plasma- and Electrospray Ionization-Mass Spectrometric Detection", Spectrochemica Acta B. 1999, 54, 1573-1591.
  94. Eric Block, "Recent Advances in the Chemistry of 1,2-Dithiins", Phosphorus, Sulfur, Silicon and Related Elements 1999, 153/154, 173-192.
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Publications: 1966 - 1989

  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.
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