1998 - 1999                                          

116.   Novel [1,5] Sigmatropic Rearrangements of Cyclohexadienones Generated from Fischer Carbene Complexes.  A New Strategy for Installing the C-20 Angular Ethyl Group in Aspidospermidine Alkaloids, Quinn, J. F.; Bos, M. E.; Wulff, W. D., Organic Letters, 1999, 1, 161 - 164.  

115.    Catalytic Asymmetric Aziridination with a Chiral VAPOL-Boron Lewis Acid, Antilla, J. C.; Wulff, W. D., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 5099 - 5100.  

114.    Mechanistic Studies on the Reaction of Fischer Carbene Complexes with Alkynes.  Does the Alkyne Insertion Intermediate form Irreversibly? Waters, M. L.; Bos, M. E.; Wulff, W. D., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 6403-6413

113.    Studies Toward the Synthesis of Menogaril:  Synthesis of A-ring Precursors and their Evaluation in a Model Benzannulation Reaction, Wulff, W. D.; Su, J.; Tang, P.-C.; Xu, Y.-C., Synthesis, 1999, 415-422.  

112.    Synthesis of the Tetracyclic Carbon Core of Menogaril Utilizing the Benzannulation Reaction of a Fischer Carbene Complex and an Alkyne, Su, J.; Wulff, W. D.; Ball, R. G., J. Org. Chem., 1998, 63, 8440-8447.  

111.    A Comprehensive Study of [2 + 2] Cycloadditions and Ene Reactions of Alkynyl Chromium and Tungsten Carbene Complexes with Enol Ethers and Ketene Acetals and of the Stereochemistry of the Electrocyclic Ring Opening of Cyclobutenyl Carbene Complexes, Wulff, W. D.; Faron, K. L.; Su, J.; Springer, J. P.; Rheingold, A. L., J. Chem. Soc., Perkin I, 1999, 197-219.  

110.    Macrocyclization of Fischer Carbene Complexes as an Approach to Cyclophanes, Wang, H.; Wulff, W. D., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 10573-10574.                                                                                        to top

109.    Synthetic Studies Towards the Total Synthesis of Olivin Using Fischer Carbene Complexes:  Synthesis of the 1,6,8-Trioxygenated Core via the Benzannulation Reaction,  Miller, R. A.; Gilbert, A. M.; Song, X.; Wulff, W. D., Synthesis, 1999, 80-84. 

108.    Synthetic Studies Towards the Total Synthesis of Olivin:  Synthesis of a Fully Functionalized Alkyne Appropriate for the Benzannulation Reaction, Gilbert, A. M.; Miller, R. A.; Wulff, W. D., Tetrahedron., 1999, 55, 1607-1630.                                                                                                                                              

107.    Asymmetric Synthesis of Stannanes and Silanes via Reaction of Chiral Imidazolidinone Carbene Complexes with Group 14 Hydrides, Parisi, M.; Solo, A.; Wulff, W. D.; Guzei, I.; Rheingold, A. L., Organometallics, 1998, 17, 3696-3700.

106.    Asymmetric Synthesis with Fischer Carbene Complexes - The Development of Imidazolidinone and Oxazolidinone Complexes, Wulff, W. D., Organometallics, 1998, 17, 3116-3134

105.    Preparation of Alkenyl Fischer Carbene Complexes via Aldol Condensations with Enolizable Aldehydes, Wang, H.; Hsung, R. P.; Wulff, W. D., Tetrahedron Lett., 1998, 39, 1849-1852.

104.    Stereoelectronic Effects on Product Formation from the E-  and Z-isomers of h1,h3-Vinyl Carbene Complexed Intermediates in the Reactions of Fischer Carbene Complexes with Alkynes, Waters, M. L.; Brandvold, T. A.; Isaacs, L.; Wulff, W. D.;  Rheingold, A. L., Organometallics, 1998, 17, 4289-4308.

103.    Physical Organic Chemistry of Transition Metal Carbene Complexes. 12. Thermodynamic Acidity Measurements of Fischer Carbene Complexes in Acetonitrile, Bernasconi, C. F.; Leyes, A. E.; Wulff, W. D.; Wang, H.; Shi, Y.,  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 8632-8639.