Enantioselective iridium-catalyzed hydrogenation of β,γ-unsaturated carboxylic acids: an efficient approach to chiral 4-alkyl-4-aryl butanoic acids.

@article{Song2012EnantioselectiveIH,
  title={Enantioselective iridium-catalyzed hydrogenation of β,γ-unsaturated carboxylic acids: an efficient approach to chiral 4-alkyl-4-aryl butanoic acids.},
  author={Song I Song and Shou-Fei Zhu and Shuang Yang and Shen Li and Qi-Lin Zhou},
  journal={Angewandte Chemie},
  year={2012},
  volume={51 11},
  pages={2708-11}
}
Chiral acids: a highly enantioselective iridium-catalyzed hydrogenation of β,γ-unsaturated carboxylic acids is developed for the preparation of chiral 4-alkyl-4-aryl butanoic acids.