1.                  B. El Ali and Howard Alper, "Synthesis of Unsatured Esters, including t-Alkyl Esters, by the Palladium Catalyzed Carbonylation of Alkynes in the presence of Alcohols and 1,4-Bis(diphenylphosphino) Butane", J. Mol. Catal. Vol (1991), 67(1), pp. 29. Abstract

2.                  B. El Ali and Howard Alper, "Lactonization Unsaturated Alcohols by Palladium Complexes under Neutral Conditions", J. Org. Chem. Vol 56 (1991), pp. 5357. Abstract

3.                  B. El Ali and Howard Alper, "Formic Acid-Palladium Acetate-1,4 Bis(Diphenlphosphino)Butane. An Effective Catalytic System for Regioselective Hdrocarboxylation", J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 77(1) (1992), pp. 7. Abstract

4.                  B. El Ali, G. Vasapollo and H. Alper, "Use of Formic or Oxalic Acid for the Regioselective Hydrocarboxylation of Alkenes and Alkynes Catalyzed by Pd/C and 1,4-bis(Diphenylphosphino)Butane", J. Org. Chem. Vol. 58(17) (1993), pp. 4739. Abstract

5.                  B. El Ali and H. Alper, "The Regiochemical Synthesis of Straight Chain Acids by the Palladium(II) Catalyzed Hydrocarboxylation of Olefins with Oxalic Acid", J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 80(3) (1993), pp. 377. Abstract

6.                  B. El Ali and H. Alper, "Palladium Acetate Catalyzed Synthesis of Cycloalkylacetic Acids by Regioselective Hydrocarboxylation of Methylenecycloalkanes with Formic Acid and1,4-bis(diphenylphosphino)butane", J. Org. Chem. Vol. 58 (1993), pp. 3595. Abstract

7.                  G. Vasapollo, A. Somasunderam, B. El Ali and H. Alper, "Synthesis of Unsaturated Acids by 1,2-Addition of Formic Acid to Conjugated  Dienes   Catalyzed by Palladium on Carbon in the presence of mono and Bidentate Phosphines", Tetrahedron Let. Vol. 35 (1994), pp. 6203. Abstract

8.                  N. V. Reddy, A. Masdeu, B. El Ali and H. Alper, "Palladium Complex / K2CO3 - Catalyzed Reductive Carbonylation of Mono and Dinitroaromatic Compounds”, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Comm. (1994), pp. 863. Abstract

9.                  B. El Ali and H. Alper, "Regioselective Palladium (II) Catalyzed Hydroesterification of Alkynes and Alkynols using Formate Esters", J. Mol. Cat., Vol. 96 (1995), pp. 197. Abstract

10.              B. El Ali, K. Okuro, G. Vasapollo, and H. Alper, “Regioselective Palladium (II) Catalyzed Synthesis of 5- or 7-Membered Ring Lactones,   and 5-, 6-, or 7-Membered Ring Lactams, by Cyclocarbonylation Methodology”, J. Am. Chem. Soc.  Vol. 118 (1996), pp. 4264. Abstract

11.              B. El Ali, G. Vasapollo, and H. Alper, “A Novel Rh(I)-CO-HCOOH Catalytic System for the Regiospecific Conversion  of Alkenes to Aldehydes”, J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 112 (1996), pp. 195. Abstract

12.              L. Troisi, G. Vasapollo, B. El Ali, G. Mele, S. Florio, V. Capriati, “Palladium (II) Catalyzed Regioselective Lactonization of Steroids. Chemoselective Construction of Novel Estrone Derivatives”, Tetrahedron Lett. Vol. 40 (1999), pp. 1771. Abstract

13.              B. El Ali, H. Alper, “The Application of Transition Metal Catalysis for Selective Cyclocarbonylation Reactions. Synthesis of Lactones and Lactams”, Synlett. Vol. 2 (2000), pp. 161. Abstract

14.              B. G. Van den Hoven, B. El Ali, and H. Alper, “Chemo- and Regioselective Cyclohydrocarbonylation of a-Keto Alkynes Catalyzed by a Zwitterionic Rhodium Complex and Triphenyl Phosphite”, J. Org. Chem. Vol. 65 (2000), pp. 4131. Abstract

15.              B. El Ali, A. El-Ghanam, M. Fettouhi, J. Tijani, “Palladium (II)–Catalyzed Regioselective Carbonylative Coupling of Aniline Derivatives with Terminal Aryl Acetylenes to Acrylamides under Syngas Conditions”, Tetrahedron Lett. Vol.41 (2000), pp. 5761. Abstract

16.              G. Vasapollo, A. Scarpa, G. Mele, L. Ronzini, B. El Ali, “Synthesis of Bislactones Catalyzed by a Pd-dppb system”, Appl. Organomet. Chem. Vol. 14 (2000), pp. 739. Abstract

17.              B. El Ali, A. El-Ghanam, M. Fettouhi, H3+nPM12-nVnO40-Catalyzed Regioselective Oxidation of Benzoin Derivatives into Aromatic Aldehydes and Esters an/or Benzil Derivatives”, J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 165 (2001), pp. 283. Abstract

18.              B. El Ali, A. El-Ghanam, M. Fettouhi, “Heteropolyacid-Catalyzed Chemoselective Oxidative Cleavage of Benzil Derivatives giving Carboxylic Esters”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. Vol. 26 (2001), pp. 3. Abstract

19.              B. El Ali, J. Tijani, A. El-Ghanam, M. Fettouhi, Regioselective Control of the Thiocarbonylation of Terminal Acetylenes with Arylthiols Catalyzed by Pd(II) and Diphosphine Ligands”, Tetrahedron Lett. Vol. 42 (2001), pp. 1567. Abstract

20.              B. El Ali, J. Tijani, A. El-Ghanam, Pd(II)–dppb and Syngas Catalyze Regioselective Hydroesterification of Terminal Alkynes under Neutral Conditions”, Tetrahedron Lett. Vol. 42 (2001), pp. 2385. Abstract

21.              Yong-Shou Lin, Bassam El Ali, and Howard Alper, “Zwitterionic Rhodium Complex Catalyzed Hydroaminomethylation of Arylethylenes”, Tetrahedron Lett. Vol. 42 (2001), pp. 2423. Abstract

22.              Yong-Shou Lin, Bassam El Ali, and Howard Alper, A Novel One-Pot Reaction: Zwitterionic Rhodium Complex-Catalyzed Hydroaminovinylation of Vinyl Sulfones and a Vinylphosphonate”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. Vol. 123 (2001), pp. 7719-7720. Abstract

23.              B. El Ali, M. Fettouhi, PdCl2(PPh3)2 - Heteropolyacids Catalyzed Regioselective Hydrocarboxylation of Styrene”, J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 182-183 (2002), pp. 195-207. Abstract

24.              Bassam El Ali, Jimoh Tijani, Abdel Moneim El-Ghanam, Palladium acetate catalyzed efficient synthesis of N-aryl-a,b-unsaturated amides via carbonylative addition of aniline derivatives to aromatic alkynes”, Appl. Organomet. Chem. Vol. 16 (2002), pp.369-379. Abstract

25.              Bassam El Ali, Jimoh Tijani, Abdel Moneim El-Ghanam, “Total regioselective control of the carbonylative coupling of 1-heptyne with aniline and N-methyl aniline catalyzed by palladium (II) and phosphine ligand”, J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 187 (2002), pp. 17. Abstract

26.         Bassam El Ali, The effect of the Heteropolyacids on the Hydrocarboxylation of Styrene: Comparative Study on Hydrocarboxylation and Hydroesterification reactions“, React. Kinet. Catal. Vol. 2 (2002), pp. 227. Abstract

27.              L. Longo, G. Mele, G. Ciccarella, V. Sgobba, B. El Ali, and G. Vasapollo,“Palladium(II) and bidentate phosphine – catalyzed selective synthesis of N-aryl-2-pyrrolidinones via cyclocarbonylative coupling of 2-aminophenol and 2-aminothiophenol”, Appl. Organomet. Chem., 2002, 16, 537-542. Abstract

28.              M. Fettouhi, B. El Ali, A. El-Ghanam, S. Golhen, L. Ouahab, N. Daro and J. P Sutter,“Temperature dependence of the crystal lattice organization of coordination compounds involving nitronyl nitroxide radicals: A magnetic and structural investigation”, Inorg. Chem. Vol 41 (2002), pp. 3705-3712. Abstract

29.              R. Amorati, O. Attanasi, B. El Ali, P. Filippone, G. Mele, J. Spadavecchia, and G. Vasapollo, “Synthesis of new cardanol and cardol derivatives by allylation and regioselective cyclocarbonylation reactions”, Synthesis Vol. 18 (2002), pp. 2749-2755. Abstract

30.              M. Fettouhi, B. El Ali, M. Morsy, S. Golhen, L. Ouahab, B. Le Guennic, J.-Y. Saillard, N. Daro, J.-P. Sutter, E. Amouyal, “Metal-Dependent Ferro- Versus Antiferromagnetic Interactions in Molecular Crystals of Square Planar {M(II) Imino-Nitroxide Radical} Complexes (M=Pt, Pd)”, Inorganic Chemistry Vol. 42 (2003), pp. 1316-1321. Abstract

31.              Bassam El Ali, Rh6(CO)16-H3PW12O40-Catalyzed one pot Hydroformylation-Trimerization of Cyclohexene: Selective Synthesis of 1,3,5-Tricyclohexyltrioxane”, J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 203 (2003), pp. 53-58. Abstract

32.              Giuseppe Vasapollo, Giuseppe Mele, Bassam El Ali, “Catalytic and selective synthesis of lactones and bis-lactones by palladium acetate/1,4-bis(diphenyl-phosphino)butane system under syngas conditions”, J. Mol. Catal. Vol 204-205 (2003), pp. 97-105. Abstract

33.              Bassam El Ali, “Selective Hydroformylation of Alkenes Catalyzed by RhCl3, 3H2O in the presence of HC(OEt)3 and P(OPh)3, Catal. Commun. Vol. 4 (2003), pp. 621-626. Abstract

34.              Bassam El Ali and Jimoh Tijani, “Catalytic and regioselective Synthesis of gem- or trans-a,b-Unsaturated Amides By Carbonylation of alkyl Alkynes with Aniline Derivatives by palladium (II) and phosphine”, Appl. Organomet. Chem. Vol. 17 (2003), pp. 921-931. Abstract

35.              Bassam El Ali, J. Tijani, M. Fettouhi, A. Al-Arfaj, M. El-Faer,Heteropolyacids-Enhanced the Catalytic Activity of Rh6(CO)16 in the  hydroformylation of alkenes”, Appl. Organomet. Chem. Vol. 19 (2005) pp. 329-338. Abstract

36.              Bassam El Ali, J. Tijani, M. Fettouhi, M. El-Faer, A. Al-Arfaj, Rhodium (I) and rhodium (III)–heteropolyacids supported on MCM-41 for the catalytic hydroformylation of styrene derivatives”, Appl. Catal., Vol. 283 (2005) pp. 185-196. Abstract

37.              Bassam El Ali, J. Tijani, M. Fettouhi, “Selective hydroformylation-acetalization of aryl alkenes in methanol catalyzed by RhCl3, 3H2O - P(OPh)3 system”, J. Mol. Catal. Vol. 230 (2005) pp. 9-16. Abstract

38.              Bassam El Ali, J. Tijani, M. Fettouhi, “Hydroformylation of alkyl alkenes catalyzed by rhodium supported on MCM-41: the effect of H3PW12O40 on the catalytic activity and recycling”. J. Mol. Catal., 250 (2006) 153-162. Abstract

39.              Bassam El Ali, J. Tijani, “Selective thermomorphic biphasic hydroformylation of higher olefins catalyzed by HRhCO(PPh3)3 / P(OPh)3”, Appl. Catal., 303 (2006)158-165. Abstract

40.              Bassam El Ali, J. Tijani, M. Fettouhi, “Rh(I) or Rh(III) supported on MCM-41-catalyzed selective hydroformylation-acetalization of aryl alkenes: effect of the additives”. Appl. Catal., 303 (2006) 213-220. Abstract

41.              M. F. Ali, A. Al-Malki, B. El Ali, G. Martinie, M. N. Siddiqui, “Deep Desulphurization of Gasoline and Diesel Fuels Using Non-Hydrogen Consuming Techniques”, Fuel, 85 (2006) 1354-1363. Abstract

42.              J. Tijani and Bassam El Ali,Rhodium-catalyzed hydroformylation of olefins: Effect of [bis(2,4-di-tert butyl) pentaerythritol] diphosphite (Alkanox P-24) on the regioselectivity of the reaction”, J. Organometal. Chem., 692 (2007) 3492-3497. Abstract

43.              Ahsan  M Shemsi; Bassam El Ali; Khalil  A Ziq; Mohamed  Morsy; Tony D Keene; Silvio  Decurtins; Mohammed  Fettouhi,Mixed-ligand platinum and palladium complexes based on dinitrogen chelating ligands and a pyridine bearing the nitronylnitroxide radical”, Inorg. Chem. Comm., 10 (2007) 1355-1359. Abstract

44.              Abdalla Abulkibash, Mazen Khaled, Bassam El Ali, and Mohammad Emad, “Phosphonocarboxylic Acid as an Efficient Corrosion Inhibitors for Steel in Cooling Water Systems”, Arabian Journal For Science and Engineering, 33 (2008) 29-40. Abstract  

45.              Hassan M. Badawi, Wolfgang Förner, Bassam El Ali, Abdul-Razzag A. H. Al-Durais, “Ring inversion, structural stability and vibrational assignments of sulfolane c-C4H8SO2 and 3-sulfolene c-C4H6SO2, Spectrochimica Acta Part A, 70 (2008) 983. Abstract

46.       Jimoh Tijani, Rami Suleiman, Bassam El Ali, "Palladium-dppb-Borate-Catalyzed Regioselective Synthesis of Cinnamate Esters by Alkoxycarbonylation of Phenylacetylene", Appl. Organomet. Chem., 22 (2008) 553-559. Abstract