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2016

124. Katrina Tait, Oday Alrifai, Rebecca Boutin, Jamie Haner and William Tam*.
“Palladium-catalyzed Ring-Opening Reactions of Cyclopropanated 7-Oxabenzonorbornadiene with Alcohols”
Beil. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 12, 2189–2196.

123. Emily Carlson, Daniel Hong and William Tam*.
“Type 2 Ring-Opening Reactions of Cyclopropanated 7-Oxabenzonorbornadienes with Carboxylic Acid Nucleophiles”
Synthesis 2016, 48, 4253–4259.

122. Emily Carlson and William Tam*
“Synthesis of Cyclopropanated 7-Azabenzonorbornadienes”
Synthesis 2016, 48, 2449–2454.

121. Emily Carlson and William Tam*
“Type 1 Ring-Opening Reactions of Cyclopropanated 7-Azabenzonorbornadienes with Organocuprates”
Org. Lett. 2016, 18, 2134–2137.

120. Alan J. Lough, Emily Carlson and William Tam*
“(1aR, 2R, 7S, 7aS)-rel-1a,2,7,7a-Tetrahydro-3,6-dimethoxy-2-methyl-2,7-epoxy-1H-cyclopropa[b]naphthalene”
IUCrData 2016, x160341.
 
119. Michael Edmunds, Mohammed Abdul Raheem, Rebecca Boutin, Katrina Tait and William Tam*. 2016.
“Regioselective palladium catalyzed ring-opening reactions of C1 substituted oxabicyclo[2,2,1]hepta-2,5-diene-2,3-dicarboxylates”
Beil. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 12, 239–244.

118. Emily Carlson, Guillaume Duret, Nicolas Blanchard, and William Tam*
“Synthesis of Cyclopropanated [2.2.1] Heterobicycloalkenes: An Improved Procedure”
Synth. Commun. 2016, 46, 55–62.
 
2015

117. Michael Edmunds, Michelle L. Menard and William Tam*
“Study on the Regioselectivity of Rhodium-Catalyzed Ring Opening Reactions of C1 Substituted 7-Oxabenzonorbornadienes with Boronic Acids”
Synth. Commun. 2015, 45, 468–476.

2014

116. Jordan Goodreid, Karine Villeneuve, Emily Carlson and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Asymmetric [2+2] Cycloadditions between Chiral Acetylenic Acyl Camphorsultam-Substituted Alkynes and Bicyclic Alkenes”
J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79, 10002–10012.

115. Jaipal R. Nagireddy, Geoffrey K. Tranmer, Emily Carlson and William Tam*.
“N-O Cleavage reactions of bicycloalkene-fused 2-isoxazolines”
Beil. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 10, 2200–2205.

114. Andrew Tigchelaar, Jamie Haner, Emily Carlson, and William Tam*.
“Type 2 Ring-Opening Reactions of Cyclopropanated 7-Oxabenzonorbornadienes under Acid Catalysis”
Synlett 2014, 25, 2355–2359.

113. Gavin C. Tsui, Karine Villeneuve, Emily Carlson and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions between Norbornene and Propargylic Alcohols or their Derivatives”
Organometallics 2014, 33, 3847–3856.

112. Jaipal R. Nagireddy, Emily Carlson and William Tam*.
“1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition of C1-substituted 7-oxabenzonorbornadienes”
Can. J. Chem. 2014, 92, 1053–1058.

111. Mohammed Abdul Raheem, Michael Edmunds, William Tam*.
“Regioselective Palladium Catalyzed Ring-opening Reactions of C1 substituted Oxabenzonorbornadienes”
Can. J. Chem. 2014, 92, 888–895.

110. Jaipal R. Nagireddy, Emily Carlson, William Tam*.
“1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Nitrile Oxides with 7-Oxa- and 7-Azabenzonorbornadienes”
Can. J. Chem. 2014, 92, 635–639.

109. Alan J. Lough, Mohammed-Abdul Raheem and William Tam.
“cis-2-(4-Methoxyphenyl)-4-methyl-1,2-dihydronaphthalen-1-ol”
Acta Cryst. 2014, E70, o546.

108. Alan J. Lough, Jaipal Nagireddy and William Tam.
“1-(3-Hydroxy-5,8-dimethoxy-4-methyl-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-1,4-epoxynaphthalen-2-yl)ethan-1-one”
Acta Cryst. 2014, E70, o545.

107. Alan J. Lough, Jaipal Nagireddy and William Tam.
“5,8-Dimethoxy-3,9-dimethyl-3a,4,9,9a-tetrahydro-4,9-epoxynaphtho[2,3-d ]isoxazole”
Acta Cryst. 2014, E70, o544.

106. Alan J. Lough, Jaipal Nagireddy and William Tam.
“(3-Methyl-3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-5H-4,7-methanoisoxazolo[4,5-d ][1,2]oxazin-5-yl)(phenyl)methanone”
Acta Cryst. 2014, E70, o543.

105. Emily Carlson, Jamie Haner, Mary McKee and William Tam*
“Type 1 Ring-Opening Reactions of Cyclopropanated 7-Oxabenzonorbornadienes with Organocuprates”
Org. Lett. 2014, 16, 1776–1779.

104. Mary McKee, Jamie Haner, Emily Carlson and William Tam*.
“Synthesis of Cyclopropanated 7-Oxabenzonorbornadienes”
Synthesis 2014, 46, 1518–1524.

2013

103. Kelsey Jack, Ben Machin, Andrew Tigchelaar and William Tam*.
“Synthesis of Substituted Norbornadienes.”
Curr. Org. Syn. 2013, 10, 584–630.

102. Kelsey Jack and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Dimerization of 7-Oxabicyclo[2,2,1]hepta-2,5-diene-2,3-dicarboxylates.”
J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 3416–3420.

101. Kelsey Jack, Elisabeth Fatila, Colleen Hillis and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Nucelophilc Ring-Opening Reactions of 7-Oxabenzonorbornadienes with Methanol.”
Synth. Commun. 2013, 43, 1181–1187.

100. Kelsey Jack, Jordan Goodreid, Neil Cockburn and William Tam*. (invited Book Chapter)
“Transition Metal-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloaddition Reactions Between Bicyclic Alkenes and Alkynes.” in “Advances in Organic Synthesis”, Editor: Atta-ur-Rahman, Bentham Science Publishers. 2013, Vol. 6, Chapter 2, pp. 59–114.

99. Mohammed-Abdul Raheem and William Tam*.
“Synthesis of C1-Substituted 7-Oxanorbornadienes.”
Synth. Commun. 2013, 43, 260–267.

2012

98. Andrew Tigchelaar and William Tam*.
“Iridium-Catalyzed Intramolecular [4+2] Cycloadditions of Alkynyl Halides”
Beil. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 8, 1765–1770.

97. Alan J. Lough, Kelsey Jack and William Tam.
“Hexamethyl 13,14-dioxapentacyclo[8.2.1.14,7.02,9.03,8]tetradeca-5,11-diene-1,4,5,6,11,12-hexacarboxylate”
Acta Cryst. 2012, E68, o2963.

96. Alan J. Lough, Kelsey Jack and William Tam.
“Tetra-tert-butyl 13,14-dioxapentacyclo[8.2.1.14,7.02,9.03,8]tetradeca-5,11-diene-5,6,11,12-tetracarboxylate”
Acta Cryst. 2012, E68, o2962.

95. Alan J. Lough, Kelsey Jack and William Tam.
“Tetramethyl 1,4-dimethyl-13,14-dioxapentacyclo[8.2.1.14,7.02,9.03,8]tetradeca-5,11-diene-5,6,11,12-tetracarboxylate”
Acta Cryst. 2012, E68, o2961.

94.  Jamie Haner, Kelsey Jack, Michelle L. Menard, Jennifer Howell, Jaipal Nagireddy, Mohammed Abdul Raheem and William Tam*.
“Synthesis of C1-Substituted Oxabenzonorbornadienes”
Synthesis 2012, 44, 2713–2722.

2011

93. Robin Durham, Jérémie Mandel, Nicolas Blanchard, and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloaddition Reactions of a 2-Oxa-3-azabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene with Unsymmetrical Alkynes.”
Can. J. Chem. 2011, 89, 1494–1505.

92. Tanner K. Kettles and William Tam*. (Invited Review)
“7-tert-Butoxy-Bicyclo[2.2.1]hepta-2,5-diene.”
In “Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis”, Editors: Crich, D.; Fuchs, P. L.; Charette, A. B.; Rovis, T., John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2011, article number RN01412.

91. Tanner K. Kettles and William Tam*. (Invited Review)
“Bicyclo[2.2.1]hepta-2,5-diene (Norbornadiene) (Unique ID RN01411).”
In “Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis”, Editors: Crich, D.; Fuchs, P. L.; Charette, A. B.; Rovis, T., John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2011, article number RN01411.

90. Jaipal R. Nagireddy, Mohammed-Abdul Raheem, Jamie Haner and William Tam*.
“Methods of Cleavage of 2-Isoxazolines.”
Curr. Org. Syn. 2011, 8, 659–700.

89. Tanner J. Kettles, Neil Cockburn and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Homo Diels-Alder [2+2+2] Cycloadditions of Alkynyl Phosphonates with
Bicyclo[2.2.1]hepta-2,5-diene.”
J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 6951–6957.

88. Alan J. Lough, David A. Petrone and William Tam.
“(1S,2S,4R)-7-tert-Butoxybicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-en-2-yl (2S)-2-(6-methoxynapthalen-2-yl)propanoate.”
Acta Cryst. 2011, E67, o1848.

87. Jamie Haner, Kelsey Jack, Jaipal R. Nagireddy, Mohammed-Abdul Raheem, Robin Durham and William Tam*.
“Synthesis of 2-Substituted Furans by Iron- and Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions”
Synthesis 2011, 731–738.

2010

86. Neil Cockburn and William Tam*.
“Bicyclic Alkenes: From Cycloadditions to the Discovery of New Reactions.”
Synlett. 2010, 1170–1189.

85. Mohammed-Abdul Raheem, Jaipal R. Nagireddy, Robin Durham and William Tam*.
“Efficient Procedure for the Preparation of 2-Bromofuran and its Application in the Synthesis of 2-Arylfurans.”
Synth. Commun. 2010, 40, 2138–2146.

2009

84. Jordan D. Goodreid, Michael C. Jennings* and William Tam.
“Asymmetric ruthenium-catalysed [2+2] cycloadditions between bicyclic alkenes and chiral aryl-
substituted acetylenic acyl camphorsultam alkynes”
Acta Cryst. 2009, C65, o649–o652.

83. Melissa Ballantine, Michelle L. Menard and William Tam*.
“Isomerization of 7-Oxabenzonorbornadienes into Naphthols Catalyzed by [RuCl2(CO)3]2.”
J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 7570–7573.

82. Ben P. Machin, Melissa Ballantine, Jérémie Mandel, Nicolas Blanchard and William Tam*
“Rhodium-Catalyzed Ring Opening Reactions of a 3-Aza-2-oxabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene with Arylboronic Acids.”
J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 7261–7266.

81. Neil Cockburn, Elham Karimi and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of Bicyclic Alkenes with Alkynyl Phosphonates”
J. Org. Chem. 2009, 74, 5762–5765.

80. Jordan Goodreid, Neil Cockburn and William Tam*.
“Transition Metal-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloaddition Reactions Between Bicyclic Alkenes and Alkynes”
Curr. Org. Syn. 2009, 6, 219–238.

79. Alan J. Lough, Ben P. Machin and William Tam.
“tert-Butyl N-hydroxy-N-[(1S*,2R*)-2-(1-naphthyl)cyclopent-3-en-1-yl]carbamate.”
Acta Cryst. 2009, E65, o1481.

78. Ben P. Machin, Jennifer Howell, Jérémie Mandel, Nicolas Blanchard and William Tam*
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Nucleophilic Ring-Opening Reactions of a 3-Aza-2-oxabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene with Alcohols”
Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 2077–2080.

77. Jennifer Howell, John D. Goddard* and William Tam.
“A relative approach for determining ring strain energies of heterobicyclic alkenes”
Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 4562–4568.

76. Gavin C. Tsui, Paul Le Marquand, Anna Allen and William Tam*.
“Synthesis of anti-2,7-Disubstituted Norbornadienes”
Synthesis 2009, 609–619.

2008

75. Paul Le Marquand, Gavin C. Tsui, John C. C. Whitney and William Tam*.
“Iron-Catalyzed Cross-coupling Reactions Between a Bicyclic Alkenyl Triflate and Grignard Reagents”.  
J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 7829–7832.

74. Anna Allen, Karine Villeneuve, Neil Cockburn, Elisabeth Fatila, Nicole Riddell and William Tam*.
“Alkynyl Halides in Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of Bicyclic Alkenes”
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 4178–4192.

73. Paul Le Marquand and William Tam*.
“Enantioselective Palladium-Catalyzed [3+2] Trimethylenemethane Cycloadditions”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 2926–2928.

72. Robert W. Jordan, Paul Le Marquand and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of anti 7-Substituted Norbornenes”
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 80–86.

2007

71. Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Construction of Isochromenes via Ruthenium-Catalyzed Reaction of Oxabenzonorbornenes with Propargylic Alcohols”
Organometallics 2007, 26, 6082–6090.

70. Anna Allen, Paul Le Marquand, Ryan Burton, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Rhodium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Cyclodimerization of Oxabenzonorbornadienes and Azabenzonorbornadienes: Scope and Limitations”
J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 7849–7857.

69. Ryan R. Burton and William Tam*.
“Study on the Reactivity of Oxabicyclic Alkenes in Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions”
J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 7333–7336.

68. Ryan R. Burton, William Tam*.
“Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed Cyclization of Azabenzonorbornadienes with Alkynes”
Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 3287–3290.

67. Alan J. Lough*, Anna Allen and William Tam.
“Cyclodimerization product of benzooxanorbornadiene.”
Acta Cryst. 2007, E63, o1462–o1463.

66. Peng Liu, William Tam and John D. Goddard*.
“Ruthenium Catalyzed [2+2] Cyloadditions between Substituted Alkynes and Norbornadiene:
A Theoretical Study.”
Tetrahedron, 2007, 63, 7659–7666.

2006

65. Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium(II)-Catalyzed Cyclization of Oxabenzonorbornenes with Propargylic Alcohols: Formation of Isochromenes.”
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 5449–5453.

64. Ryan R. Burton and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions Between C1-Substituted 7-Oxanorbornadienes and Alkynes.”
Tetrahedron Lett. 2006, 47, 7185–7189.

63. Robert W. Jordan, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Study on the Reactivity of the Alkyne Component in Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2]
Cycloadditions between an Alkene and an Alkyne.”
J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 5830–5833.

62. Alan J. Lough*, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam.
“Absolute configuration of the p-nitrobenzoate ester of the cycloadduct of ( S)-4-hydroxy-2-
pentynoate and acetic acid-8-acetoxy-1,4-dihydro-1,4-methanonapththalen-5-yl ester.”
Acta Cryst. 2006, E62, o2846–o2847.

61. Alan J. Lough*, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam.
“Ethyl 2-acetonyl-3-(1H-isochromen-1-yl)acrylate.”
Acta Cryst. 2006, E62, o2582–o2583.

60. Peng Liu, Robert W. Jordan, John D. Goddard* and William Tam*.
“Remote Substituent Effects in Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions: An Experimental
and Theoretical Study.”
J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 3793–3803.

59. Karine Villeneuve, Nicole Riddell and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of Bicyclic Alkenes and Ynamides.”
Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 3823–3836.

58. Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Isomerization of Oxa/azabicyclic Alkenes: an Expedient Route for the
Synthesis of 1,2-Naphthalene Oxides and Imines.”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3514–3515.

57. Nicole Riddell and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of Alkynyl Sulfides and Alkynyl Sulfones.”
J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 1934.

56. Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed Processes: Dual [2+2] Cycloaddition versus Cyclopropanation of
Bicyclic Alkenes with Propargylic alcohols.”
Organometallics 2006, 25, 843–848.

2005

55. William Tam*. (Invited Book Review)
“Ruthenium in Organic Synthesis.”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 6269–6270.

54. Woo-Jin Yoo, Anna Allen, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Rhodium-Catalyzed Intramolecular [4+2] Cycloadditions of Alkynyl Halides.”
Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 5853–5856.

53. Nicole Riddell, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of Ynamides.”
Org. Lett. 2005, 7, 3681–3684.

52. Woo-Jin Yoo, Gavin Tsui and William Tam*.
“Palladium-catalyzed Suzuki Coupling of 2,3-Dibromonorbornediene: Synthesis of 2,3-Diarylnorbornadienes.”
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2005, 1044–1051.

2004

51. Karine Villeneuve, Nicole Riddell, Robert W. Jordan, Gavin Tsui and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions Between Bicyclic Alkenes and Alkynyl Halides.”
Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 4543–4546.

50. Robert W. Jordan, Peter R. Khoury, John D. Goddard* and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions Between 7-Substituted Norbornadienes and Alkynes: An Experimental and Theoretical Study.”
J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 8467–8474.

49. Alan J. Lough*, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam..
“5,6-[2α-Acetyl-1β-(ethoxycarbonyl)ethylidene]-1,3,3a,4,5,6,7,7a-octahydro-4,7-epoxy-isobenzofuran-1,3-dione.”
Acta Cryst. 2004, E60, o1659–o1660.

48. William Tam*. (Invited Mini Review)
“Recent Advances in Organometallic Chemistry Directed Towards Organic Synthesis.”
Chem. Int. 2004, 22–24.

47. Peter R. Khoury, John D. Goddard* and William. Tam.
“Ring Strain Energies: Substituted Rings, Norbornanes, Norbornenes and Norbornadienes.”
Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 8103–8112.

46. Alan J. Lough*, Karine Villeneuve and William Tam.
“(7S)-N-(4-Phenyltricyclo[4.2.1.02,5]non-3-ene-3-carbonyl)-2,10-camphorsultam.”
Acta Cryst. 2004, E60, o1566–o1567.

45. Karine Villeneuve and William Tam*.
“Asymmetric Induction in Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions Between Bicyclic Alkenes and Chiral Acetylenic Acylsultam.”
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 610–613.

2003

44. Karine Villeneuve, Robert W. Jordan and William Tam*.
“Diastereoselective Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions between Bicyclic Alkenes and a Chiral Propargylic Alcohol and its Derivatives.”
Synlett 2003, 2123–2128.

43. Robert W. Jordan, William Tam and Alan J. Lough*.
“Ethyl 7-exo-acetoxy-4-phenyltricyclo[4.2.1.02,5]non-3-ene-3-carboxylate.”
Acta Cryst. 2003, E59, o1687–o1688.

42. William Tam, Alan J. Lough* and Robert W. Jordan.
“Ethyl 7-oxo-4-phenyltricyclo[4.2.1.02,5]non-3-ene-3-carboxylate.”
Acta Cryst. 2003, E59, o1685–o1686.

41. Alan J. Lough*, Robert W. Jordan and William Tam.
“Ethyl 4-Cyclohexyl-7-(dicyanomethylene)tricyclo[4.2.1.02,5]non-3-ene-3-carboxylate.”
Acta Cryst. 2003, E59, o1675–o1676.

40. Geoffrey K. Tranmer and William Tam*. (Invited Review)
“Bis(η2-ethene)(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')rhodium.”
In "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis [Online]", Editors: Paquette, L.; Rigby, J.; Wipf, P., John Wiley & Sons Ltd., article number RN00230, 2003, 6 pages.

39. Geoffrey K. Tranmer and William Tam*. (Invited Review)
“Bis(2-phenylindenyl)zirconium dichloride.”
In "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis [Online]", Editors: Paquette, L.; Rigby, J.; Wipf, P., John Wiley & Sons Ltd., article number RN00229, 2003, 6 pages.

2002

38. Geoffrey K. Tranmer and William Tam*.
“Molybdenum-mediated Cleavage Reactions of Isoxazoline Rings Fused in Bicyclic Frameworks.”
Org. Lett. 2002, 4, 4101–4104.

37. William Tam*. (Invited Book Review)
“Topics in Current Chemistry 219. Cross-Coupling Reactions: A Practical Guide.”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 12630.

36. Peter D. Mayo and William Tam*.
“Ring-Opening Metathesis–Cross Metathesis Reactions (ROM–CM) of Substituted Norbornadienes and Norbornenes”
Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 9513–9525.

35. Peter D. Mayo and William Tam*.
“Palladium-Catalyzed Hydrophenylation of Bicyclic Alkenes.”
Tetrahedron 2002, 58, 9527–9540.

34. Peter D. Mayo and William Tam*. (Invited Review)
“Tris(acetoacetonyl)cobalt.”
In "Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis [Online]", Editors: Paquette, L.; Rigby, J.; Wipf, P., John Wiley & Sons Ltd., article number RN00084, 2002, 5 pages.

33. Geoffrey K. Tranmer and William Tam*.
“Palladium-Catalyzed Sonogashira Coupling of 2,3-Dibromonorbornadiene: Synthesis of Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Norbornadiene-2,3-diynes.”
Synthesis 2002, 1675–1682.

32. Robert W. Jordan and William Tam*.
“Reactivity of the Alkene Component in the Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions between an Alkene and an Alkyne: Part 2.”
Tetrahedron Lett. 2002, 43, 6051–6054.

31. Marcel Schlaf*, Robert W. Jordan and William Tam.
“3-Ethoxy-7-methoxycarbonyl-4-phenyl-tricyclo[4.2.1.02,5]non-3-ene.”
Acta Cryst. 2002, E58, o629–o630.

2001

30. Robert W. Jordan and William Tam*.
“Study on the Reactivity of the Alkene Component in Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions between an Alkene and an Alkyne: Part 1.”
Org. Lett. 2001, 3, 2367–2370.

29. Peter Mayo, Galina Orlova, John D. Goddard* and William Tam*.
“Remote Substituent Effects on the Oxymercuration of 2-Substituted Norbornenes: An Experimental and Theoretical Study.”
J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 5182–5191.

28. Geoffrey K. Tranmer and William Tam*.
“Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Norbornadiene-Tethered Nitrones.”
J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 5113–5123.

27. Peter Mayo and William Tam*.
“Remote Substituted Effects on Regioselectivity in Pauson-Khand Reaction of 2-Substituted Norbornenes.”
Tetrahedron 2001, 57, 5943–5952.

26. Peter Mayo, Tiffany Hecnar and William Tam*.
“1,3-Dipolar Cycloaddition of Nitrile Oxides with Unsymmetrically Substituted Norborenenes.”
Tetrahedron 2001, 57, 5931–5941.

25. William Tam*, Geoffrey K. Tranmer and Alan J. Lough.
“6,9-Methano-4-methyl-3a,4,5a,6,9,10-hexahydro-5-oxa-1H,3H-furano[3,4-c]isoindol-3-one.”
Acta Cryst. 2001, E57, o269–o270.

24. Carol Yip, Sean Handerson, Geoffrey K. Tranmer, and William Tam*.
“Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Norbornadiene-Tethered Nitrile Oxides.”
J. Org. Chem. 2001, 66, 276–286.

2000

23. Robert W. Jordan and William Tam*.
“Ruthenium-Catalyzed [2+2] Cycloadditions of 2-Substituted Norbornenes.”
Org. Lett. 2000, 2, 3031–3034.

22. Geoffrey K. Tranmer, Peter Keech, and William Tam*.
“Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of 2-Substituted Norbornadiene-Tethered Nitrones.”
Chem. Commun. 2000, 863–864.

21. Geoffrey K. Tranmer, Carol Yip, Sean Handerson, Robert W. Jordan, and William Tam*.
“Synthesis of 2,3-disubstituted norbornadienes.”
Can. J. Chem. 2000, 78, 527–535.

20. William Tam*, Sean Handerson, and George Ferguson.
“2,3,3a,4,5a,6,7,8-Octahydro-5a-methyl-6,9-methano-1H,9H-5-oxa-4-azacyclopenta[c]indene.”
Acta Cryst. 2000, C56, e71.

1999

19. Peter Mayo, Marc Poirier, Jan Rainey, and William Tam*.
“Effect of a Remote Substituent on Regioselectivity in Oxymercuration of Unsymmetrical Substituted Norbornenes.”
Tetrahedron Lett. 1999, 40, 7727–7730.

18. Carol Yip, Sean Handerson, Robert Jordan, and William Tam*.
“Highly Regio- and Stereoselective Intramolecular 1,3-Dipolar Cycloadditions of Norbornadiene-Tethered Nitrile Oxides.”
Org. Lett. 1999, 1, 791–794.

1998

17. Mark Lautens* and William Tam. (Book Chapter)
“Transition Metal-Catalyzed Cycloadditions with Bicyclo[2.2.1]hepta-2,5-dienes.”
in "Advances in Metal-Organic Chemistry", Vol. 6, Chapter 2, pp. 49-101, Editor: Lanny S. Liebeskind, JAI Press, 1998.

16. Mark Lautens* and William Tam. (Book Chapter)
“Transition Metal-Catalyzed Enantioselective and Stereoselective Cycloaddition Reactions.”
in “Organometallic Reagents in Organic Synthesis”, Editor: Bateson, J.H. and Mitchell, M.B., Academic Press: London, 1998, p. 273.

1997

15. Anthony G.M. Barrett* and William Tam.
“Regioselective Ring Opening of Vinylcyclopropanes by Hydrogenation with Palladium on Activated Carbon.”
J. Org. Chem, 1997, 62, 7673–7678.

14. Anthony G.M. Barrett* and William Tam.
“Studies on Mercury(II)-Mediated Opening of Bi- and Tercyclo-propane Arrays.”
J. Org. Chem. 1997, 62, 4653–4664.

13. Mark Lautens*, William Tam, and James Blackwell.
“Synthesis of Highly functionalized Diquinanes by the Regio- and Stereoselective Cleavage of Homo-Diels-Alder Cycloadducts.”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 623–624.

1996

12. Mark Lautens*, Wolfgang Klute and William Tam.
“Transition Metal-Mediated Cycloaddition Reactions.”
Chem. Rev. 1996, 96, 49–92.

1995

11. Mark Lautens*, Alan J. Lough and William Tam.
“An Unusual trans-Fused Cyclopentane Ring System at 158 K.”
Acta Cryst. 1995, C51, 1944–1946.

10. Mark Lautens*, Alan J. Lough and William Tam.
“4-[(Trimethylsilyl)methyl]tetracyclo[5.4.0.06,10.09,11]undecan-3-yl-3,5-Dinitrobenzoate.”
Acta Cryst. 1995, C51, 471–473.

9. Mark Lautens*, Louise G. Edwards, William Tam, and Alan J. Lough.
“Nickel-Catalyzed [2+2+2] (Homo Diels-Alder) and [2+2] Cycloadditions of Bicyclo[2.2.1]hepta 2,5-dienes.”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 10276–10291.

8. Mark Lautens*, William Tam, Julia Craig Lautens, Louise G. Edwards, Cathleen M. Crudden and A. Catherine Smith.
“Cobalt-Catalyzed [2+2+2] (Homo Diels-Alder) and [2+2+4] Cycloadditions of Bicyclo[2.2.1]hepta-2,5-dienes.”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 6863–6879.

1994

7. Mark Lautens*, William Tam and Louise G. Edwards.
“Stereoselectivity in the Homo-Diels-Alder Reaction:  Effect of Remote 7-Substituent on Nickel Catalyzed Cycloadditions.”
J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans 1. 1994, 2143–2150.

1993

6. Mark Lautens*, William Tam and Christian Sood.
“Enantioselective Cobalt-Catalyzed [4+2+2] Cycloadditions.”
J. Org. Chem. 1993, 58, 4513–4515.

1992

5. Mark Lautens*, William Tam and Louise G. Edwards.
“Cobalt-Catalyzed Intramolecular Homo Diels-Alder Reactions.”
J. Org. Chem. 1992, 57, 8–9.

1990

4. William Tam. (Book)
“Worked Examples in Inorganic Chemistry: A study guide for the preparation of the Hong Kong Advanced Level and the GCE (London and Cambridge Board) A-Level Examinations.”
Lantco Publisher: Hong Kong, 1990, 153 pages. 

1989

3. William Tam. (Book)
“Worked Examples in Physical Chemistry: A study guide for the preparation of the Hong Kong Advanced Level and the GCE (London and Cambridge Board) A-Level Examinations.”
Lantco Publisher: Hong Kong, 1989, 311 pages. 

1988

2. William Tam. (Book)
“Suggested Solutions for the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations in Chemistry for the Past Ten Years: A study guide for the preparation of the Hong Kong Advanced Level and the GCE (London and Cambridge Board) A-Level Examinations.”
Lantco Publisher: Hong Kong, 1988, 588 pages. 

1. William Tam. (Book)
“Worked Examples in Organic Chemistry: A study guide for the preparation of the Hong Kong Advanced Level and the GCE (London and Cambridge Board) A-Level Examinations.”
Lantco Publisher: Hong Kong, 1988, 283 pages.